Welcome to Cornwall

You can't get further west than the ancient Celtic kingdom of Cornwall (or Kernow, as it's known to Cornish speakers). Blessed with the southwest's wildest coastline and most breathtakingly beautiful beaches, this proudly independent peninsula has always marched to its own tune.While the staple industries of old – mining, fishing and farming – have all but disappeared, Cornwall has since reinvented itself as one of... Read More

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5-Day Devon and Cornwall Small-Group Tour from London

From London, your five-day Devon and Cornwall tour begins with a relaxing drive through Wessex on your way to the famous stone circle of Stonehenge – your first stop on the tour. On Day 1, you’ll also visit the South Devon coast, where a stunning landscape awaits you, and Exeter, where you’ll stay for two nights in your choice of a three-star bed and breakfast or three-star hotel. On your second day, visit mystic Dartmoor, where you’ll hear spooky stories from your guide, and Tavistock, a beautiful small town. Spend the afternoon and evening in Exeter.Day 3 offers the beauty of Cornwall. Visit the civil parish of Launceston, the Bodmin moor, Golitha Falls, St Neats church and Tintagel Castle. End the day in Falmouth, where you’ll stay for two more nights.On your fourth day, visit the island of St Michaels Mount and beautiful Minack Theatre. Also visit the white sandy beaches of Porthcurno and Penzance. Move on to Land's End, before you head back to Falmouth.On Day 5, visit Glastonbury with its ancient, mythical connections to King Arthur before returning to London. Return to London in the evening.Please note: Breakfast is included in your accommodation; you'll have enough free time to enjoy lunch and dinner on your own.See the Itinerary section below for details on each day.

$18.50 Walking & Biking Tours

Doc Martin Tour in Port Isaac, Cornwall

If you’re a fan of the TV show 'Doc Martin', this fully guided walking tour will take you around the fictional Cornish seaside village of Portwenn. In reality, it is filmed on location in Port Isaac, a small and picturesque fishing village on the Atlantic coast of north Cornwall.Now in its seventh series and popular with fans around the world, this Doc Martin tour is the best way to see the main locations from the show which first aired in 2004.The walking tour is led by a local who has been involved in the filming of Doc Martin itself as an extra and shares many anecdotes about the filming of this show. Locations from the show that you will see include the Doc’s house and surgery, Louisa’s school, Mrs Tishell’s pharmacy and much more.However, the village itself has a long and fascinating history dating back to King Henry VIII and your guide will show you hidden village paths, historical buildings, beautiful views and give you an insight into local life. There will be plenty of photo opportunities along the way.

$370.04 Day Trips & Excursions

Private West Cornwall Highlight Tour from Cornwall

This is a private tour for up to 6 people. You will be collected from your hotel or accommodation for the trip to West Cornwall in a luxury Land Rover Discovery. The tour is suitable for all, but an ability to walk a few hundred meters from the car will enhance your experience.You will be collected from your hotel at an agreed time for the drive to St Michael's Mount, your guide pointing out places of interest and telling some of the history and stories of Cornwall on the route. Admission is included in your tour price. This former monastery dates back to the 8th century, and has been owned by the same family since 1650! The castle is spectacular, and the sea views are some of the best in the UK.A delicious Cornish pastie may be your lunch of choice (not included), before you drive through Penzance to Land's End, where there are great photo opportunities including the chance for your photo next to the famous signpost showing the distance to your home town. There are good views out to the Longships Lighthouse.You will then stop at Botallack en route. This is where there is an iconic Cornish landscape of the former mining engine houses which are perched just above the crashing waves. This was one of the locations for the recent BBC TV series Poldark. After a short drive to St Ives you'll be free to wander around this pretty town, regularly voted the best UK seaside resort, and maybe visit the Tate gallery or the Hepworth museum. The shops and galleries make this a dream location for your souveniers. You will then be taken back to your hotel.

$436.12 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Tour of King Arthur's Cornwall in Tintagel, Boscastle and Dartmoor from Glastonbury

Day One These are two days fit for any goddess or knight in search for the Holy Grail or Excalibur. We drive through the lands of these legends and present the truth hidden in a landscape where dragons fly and crystals emerge from the ground, where you meet real earth energy workers, witches and saints. We begin the day by driving down the Michael ley line into the wilds of Dartmoor, where we cross bridges over 4000 years old and wander in the magical Wistman’s Faerie Wood. We then dine, as nobles do, at the Hunting Lodge in the middle of the moors. Afterwards we climb up the holy Templar hill, Brentor, where a church greets us, perched on its peak as if held up only by magic and the energies of the Michael ley line.We arrive in Tintagel where we settle into our B&B, and go for an extremely delicious dinner at the Wellington Hotel. Day TwoWe start the day in the amazing town of Tintagel as the tide reveals one of the most magical places, where it is said Merlin himself worked and initiated druids, we will bravely clamber into ‘Merlin's Cave’ where we will do a visualization. As we emerge from the darkness of the cave, we will look up towards Tintagel Castle, which is perched on the cliffs above the cave.Then we walk back into the little village and have a taste of the most famous ‘Cornish Pasty’ for lunch - if you haven’t had a pasty in Cornwall you haven’t had a pasty. In the afternoon we will explore the delightful landscape of Fairies and Gnomes through the woodland of Rocky Valley, where we will discover the Bronze Age Labyrinths next to the river. These are over 3500 years old and are found amongst the ruins of an old mill, said to be built on the grounds of a wise women’s college.Then we will walk into the mystically beautiful St Nectan's Glen and waterfall. Here a space is held for the Fairies and the spirit of the 5th century Celtic Christian Saint Nectan. This is said to be the place where the Knights of the Round Table came to be blessed before their quest for the Holy Grail. In the afternoon we travel back to Glastonbury.

$370.04 Day Trips & Excursions

South Devon private guided tour from Cornwall

This is a private tour for up to 6 people. You will be picked up from your hotel anywhere in Cornwall for your journey to South Devon. The exact Itinerary will be agreed with you prior to departure. You will drive to Dartmouth where you can take a private tour of the Britannia Naval College or a boat trip up the stunning River Dart to see Agatha Christies House at Greenway (seasonal).You will have a lunch break at Dartmouth for fine dining or travel to Slapton for good pub food. After lunch you head to travel through pretty coastal villages to Torcross to hear the story of the secret wartime operation on Slapton sands which ended in disaster, before visiting Hallsands to see the remains and hear the story of the village which fell into the sea, and great views of the Start Point lighthouse (alternatively a guided tour of the lighthouse can be arranged).Finally you move on to Bigbury on Sea and walk or take the sea tractor over to Burgh Island. See the extraordinary Art Deco hotel, whose guests included Noel Coward, Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie who wrote ‘And then there were none’ here. (not open to Non-residents) and explore the Island which has great sea views. Depart Bigbury for return journey to your hotel.

$370.04 Day Trips & Excursions

Private West Cornwall Highlights Tour from Devon

This is a private tour for up to 6 people. You will be collected from your hotel or accommodation for the trip to West Cornwall in a luxury Land Rover Discovery. The tour is suitable for all, but an ability to walk a few hundred meters from the car will enhance your experience.You will be collected from your hotel at an agreed time for the drive to St Michael's Mount, your guide pointing out places of interest and telling some of the history and stories of Cornwall on the route. Admission is included in your tour price. This former monastery dates back to the 8th century, and has been owned by the same family since 1650! The castle is spectacular, and the sea views are some of the best in the UK.A delicious Cornish pastie may be your lunch of choice (not included), before you drive through Penzance to Land's End, where there are great photo opportunities including the chance for your photo next to the famous signpost showing the distance to your home town. There are good views out to the Longships Lighthouse.You will then stop at Botallack en route. This is where there is an iconic Cornish landscape of the former mining engine houses which are perched just above the crashing waves. This was one of the locations for the recent BBC TV series Poldark. After a short drive to St Ives you'll be free to wander around this pretty town, regularly voted the best UK seaside resort, and maybe visit the Tate gallery or the Hepworth museum. The shops and galleries make this a dream location for your souveniers. You will then be taken back to your hotel.