View of Restormel Castle

Restormel Castle

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Restormel Castle, seen from the west.

Restormel Castle lies by the River Fowey near Lostwithiel in Cornwall, United Kingdom.

It is one of the four chief Norman castles of Cornwall, including Launceston, Tintagel and Trematon.

This castle is notable for its perfectly circular design.

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