Why visit Callington?

By Tim and Helen on in Places to visit in Cornwall

History of Callington

Callington was originally called Calweton in the Doomsday book and was once a busy mining town. St Mary’s Church is from the 15th Century is at the centre of the town holding weekly services.

Callington has a main fore street of shops as well as shops in side streets and roads. Trewartha’s is one of the longest running hardware stores in Cornwall trading for over 70 years. It has a population of approx. five thousand people and maybe known for its Ginster’s pasties!

Places to visit

There is lots of places to visit in Callington in every direction. In close proximity to Callington is Kit hill, Dupath and Cotehele.  A little further a field there is Plymouth Aquarium, Lanhydrock, Plymouth Hoe, Bodmin Moor to name a few. Every October Callington hold their annual honey fair with a range of stall holders, competitions within local schools and a funfair. Annually in November there is also an Firework display, where people come from far and wide to view.

Moving to Callington

Callington is approx. 3 miles away from St Mellion Storage. It has a large primary and secondary school, police station as well as many independent shops.  If you are thinking about moving into the town and have a caravan or motor home, give us a call and come and visit our site. You won’t want to go anywhere else!



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