Liskeard is a popular southern gateway into Bodmin Moor & the famous rock formations around Minions

Liskeard is a popular southern gateway into Bodmin Moor & the famous rock formations around Minions

Liskeard in south east Cornwall is an ancient market town, once a stannary town powerhouse and an important location within Cornwall's World Heritage Mining area. Find out more at the Liskeard and District Museum housed within a striking Gothic style building designed by local architect Henry Rice. Exhibits within explore the town's 19th century copper boom and nearby Caradon mining area as well as local archaeology, geology and Liskeard's history as medieval stannary and coinage town.

Visit Adrenalin Quarry near Liskeard complete with the UK's longest zip wire, a giant swing on the edge of a cliff and coasteering opportunities in a freshwater lake. There are activities for children as young as four, so the whole family can join in. KartWorld is the town's karting centre with an 800 metre track and karts that travel up to 40mph. Woodland walks feature in nearby Golitha Falls on the edge of Bodmin Moor just north of Liskeard and the great granite rock formations around Minions in Bodmin Moor, including the Cheesewring, are just a short drive away.

Carnglaze Caverns & Porfell Wildlife Park

Carnglaze Caverns at St Neot near Liskeard are stunning underground caves with an underground lake, set in magical woodland with an enchanted dell. Live concerts are regularly held in the cavern - a unique experience with impressive acoustics. Families will love a day out at the Porfell Wildlife Park just to the west of Liskeard with a replica African village and a wide range of farm animals and exotic animals including a growing collection of meerkats.

Accommodation in Liskeard

  • Looe   (4.9 miles from the centre of Liskeard)
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    Charming Looe country house hotel with excellent facilities for couples, individuals, groups and families. Award-winning. Restaurant. Wedding facilities. Parking and FREE Wi-Fi
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  • Looe   (4.4 miles from the centre of Liskeard)
    Sleeps 2
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    £253
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    Cosy Cornish cottage set three miles from Looe with patio seating area, exposed beams, open fire & off road parking. Short breaks. No pets. Great for couples.
     
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  • Liskeard   (3.9 miles from the centre of Liskeard)
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    £395
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    Hoseasons self catering two storey timber lodges close to the fishing village of Looe, Cornwall.
     
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  • Looe   (4.2 miles from the centre of Liskeard)
    Sleeps 8
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    £199
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    4 star cottages set in 70+ acres near Looe with an outdoor heated swimming pool, friendly farm animals, play areas, games room and play barn. WiFi and pet friendly. Sleep 2-8.
     
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  • Liskeard   (3.1 miles from the centre of Liskeard)
    Sleeps 4
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    £229
    Per week (seasonal) sleep 2
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    Two farm cottages near Liskeard set 4 acres of farmland. Dog friendly with scenic walks nearby. Parking & Wi-Fi service. Families welcome with cots & high chairs on request.
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  • Liskeard   (4.6 miles from the centre of Liskeard)
    Sleeps 2
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    £261
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    Romantic cottage with traditional features throughout in Duloe. Close to Looe and the beach with on road parking and Wi-Fi. Small private patio area. Pets welcome. Sleeps 2.
     
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  • Upton Cross   (5.2 miles from the centre of Liskeard)
    Sleeps 6
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    £357
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    Cornish stone holiday cottage near Liskeard with wood burner stoves, lawn garden, Freeview TV, laundry facilities & off road parking. Short breaks. One dog welcome.
     
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  • Dobwalls   (2.1 miles from the centre of Liskeard)
    Sleeps 2
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    £258
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    This pretty little cottage is able to offer a couple the perfect home from home for a romantic getaway.
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  • Liskeard   (2.0 miles from the centre of Liskeard)
    Sleeps 4
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    £233
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    Semi detached self catering holiday bungalow close to Liskeard & Bodmin Moor. Sunny patio, off road parking, bar/ restaurant on adjacent site. Fishing. Dog friendly.
     
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  • Liskeard   (2.1 miles from the centre of Liskeard)
    Sleeps 4
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    £270
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    Family friendly two bedroom holiday chalet near Liskeard & Bodmin Moor. Great onsite facilities inc a restaurant, bar & fishing. Private patio & parking. Dog friendly.
     
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