Find out about: Callington Heritage Centre

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Callington Heritage Centre

The Heritage Centre is housed in an old chapel within the Town Cemetery. This building dates from the latter half of the 19c but has recently been refurbished.

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  • Toilets On-Site

    Toilets On-Site

  • Wheelchair access

    Wheelchair Access

  • Childrens activities

    Family friendly

  • Gift Shop

    Gift Shop

Roadside parking is free outside the Heritage Centre on Liskeard Road.

Refreshments and toilet facilities are available in Callington Town Centre.

A range of books, documents, records and photographs are available for anyone to view.

Some local history books are also available to purchase.

Exhibitions and Projects

  • Callington Heritage Center Archive Listing

    28 June 13 to 31 December 16
    Where: Callington Heritage Center

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2016 Exhibitions

When: 01 April 2016 to 28 October 2016
Where: Callington Heritage Centre

The Heritage Centre opens on Fridays during its open season, From 1st April until 28th November, on Fridays between the hours of 10.00 and 16.00.

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Our Collections

Callington Heritage Centre is fortunate that among others, three generations of photographers in Callington have given freely of their collections. The archive contains a wide variety of photographs of the locality and its population.


Dr Cecil Hutchinson Hopwood

By 1935, Dr Hopwood, having survived WW1, started worrying about the imminent WW2. A dedicated radio enthusiast he offered various authorities the full use of his radio station and expertise. For some time he was part of the national radio watch network.

Dr Cecil Hutchinson Hopwood

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Admission & Prices

Opening times: Fridays 10.00 - 16.00 and first Saturday in each month from Easter to the end of October

Admission free. Donations appreciated.

Parties by arrangement: A nominal charge of £25 is made for special opening: Contact Kay on 01579 383209 or email