Launceston is in Cornwall.
Launceston is on the A30 (the main trunk road running though the center of Cornwall). It is about 45 minutes (41 miles) from Exeter.
This small town of around 12,000 people is easy to cover on foot. Taxis are inexpensive but not required in the town center.
- The castle - built in the 11th century by Brian de Bretagne, the first Norman Earl of Cornwall
- St. Mary Magdalene - a 16th century church with one of the most lavishly carved exteriors of any Church in England
- Launceston Steam railway Tel:+44 1566 775-665  - open during the summer months.
- Tinhay Mill Restaurant, Lifton (a couple of miles to the east of the town) - a good reputation.
- La Bouche Creole, Centre of town offers great Louisiana cuisine.
There are various Indian restaurants in the town, but no dine in Chinese.
- Launceston Fryers offer good quality, fresh, fish and chips in the centre of town opposite the post office.
- The White Horse - pub - live music on Fridays.
- The Bakers Arms - pub - lively, full of younger generation.
- The White Heart - pub - Busy on Saturdays.
- The White Hart Hotel Tel:+44 1566 772-013 - offers the best accommodation in town.
- Eagle House Hotel - Very popular.
- Lots of B&Bs in the area.
Plymouth and Exeter are connected by a daily bus service.
Tavistock is a Devon based market-town.