Liskeard is located in Cornwall on the Tamar River. The town is easy to reach from surrounding towns and is an excellent base for those who wish to enjoy the Cornish coast and the coves that are located in the area. In addition, the Bodmin Moor is situated to the north. Liskeard is one of the few villages in the Cornwall areas that still holds a traditional market on a weekly basis. Market day in Liskeard is Thursday. There are several restaurants as well as shops and accommodations that are located in the immediate area.
The ancient existence and market area of Liskeard is located in the South East of Cornwall, near to the famous resorts of Polperro and Looe. The town exists above the river valley of Looe, almost 14 miles west of River Tamar. The railway of Penzance, and route A38 make Liskeard accessible. In the south you'll find hidden coves and beautiful Cornish coast resorts whilst in the north of Liskeard, the expanse of beautiful Bodmin Moor lies before you. Liskeard boasts original Victorian shops and interiors to guild hall, a town hall and a clock tower. The Stuart House has now become a place for arts and design with attractive gardens.
The original name of Liskeard was Liscarret. The Liskeard Museum is one of the first places to visit on a trip to Liskeard; for other activities, there is a fitness centre and the Lux Park for sports. The fame is St. Martin's Church, which is beautiful and the second largest in the county.
Liskeard has a traditional market every week. Thursday is the major market day. Liskeard is going through the change with newly opened shops such as Argos, Morrisons and big Do It Yourself stores. Some of the most notable buildings in Liskeard, but only a to name a few, are the church of St. Martin's, Foresters Hall, Stuart House, Guildhall, Public Hall, Webb's House and Pencubitt House.
Liskeard has many beautiful places to visit and is often referred to as a heaven for tourists.