Carn Brea Castle
SW 687-406 Cornwall England
Carn Brea Castle is a 14th century stone twin towered fortress, founded by the Bassett family. Standing within the impressive ramparts of a massive Iron Age hillfort, it was probably built has a hunting lodge or a chapel to St Michael. Restored and extended throughout the centuries, it now has the appearance of a sham. Visit pending. 12 miles south-east is Pendennis Castle and 15 miles south-west is St Michael's Mount.
Carn Brea Castle is north of Carnkie, off Carn Lane. 11 miles north-west of Falmouth, on the A39-A393.
The site is a small restaurant and the outside is freely accessible in daylight hours.
There is a car park.