Callington parish has a population of approx. 6,000. It is a former agricultural market town.
Callington rail station closed in the 1960 s
Callington was recorded in the Doomsday book 1086. In the 19th century callington was one of the important silver mining areas
Ginsters pasty and The Cornwall bakery are the largest employers of the town.
In 1267 callington was granted a market charter by henry III. Dominating the skyline for miles is the old mining stack of Kit Hill which is now a country park in June there is the annual Kit Hill run.
Callington has a famous annual Honey fair
Callington has once been suggested as the ancient site of CELLIWIG associated with King Arthur
It has an internationally famous mural trail. Callington Is the ideal base for exploring Cornwall being between 2 moors.
The Callington mural project is unique to cornwall. Amateur and professionals have painted many of the town walls.
The area around callington is popular with fruit growing as the land is very futile.
Visit callington a must have destination for your Cornwall holiday.