Callington is a
civil parish and town in southeast Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
about 7 miles (11 km) north of Saltash and 9 miles (14 km) south of
Callington parish had a population of 4,783 in 2001, according to
the 2001 census.
The town is situated in east Cornwall between Dartmoor to the east
and Bodmin Moor to the west. A former agricultural market town, it
lies at the intersection of the south-north A388 Saltash to
Launceston road and the east-west A390 Tavistock to Liskeard road.
Kit Hill is a mile northeast of the town and rises to 333 metres
(1,093 ft) with views of Dartmoor, Bodmin Moor and the River Tamar.
The hamlets of Bowling Green, Frogwell, Kelly Bray and Newbridge are
in the parish.