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5-Day Devon and Cornwall Small Group Tour from London

ItineraryDay 1: London – Winchester – Stonehenge – Exeter Stop At: Stonehenge, Amesbury, Wiltshire, EnglandWitness the iconic Neolithic stone structure of the standing stones and gaze in awe at the capabilities of our ancestors.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Exeter.Day 2: Exeter - Dartmoor – Tavistock Stop At: Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon, EnglandStroll through this ancient Roman city, from the magnificence of its gothic cathedral to the city’s medieval underground passages. Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Exeter.Day 3: Boscastle – Tintagel – FalmouthStop At: Boscastle Harbour, Boscastle, Cornwall, EnglandOne of the last remaining unspoilt harbour villages in the British Isles, the medieval harbour and its charming fishing boats are a joy to see. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Tintagel Castle, Tintagel, Cornwall, EnglandThis ruined castle full of Arthurian legend is perched on cliffs above an immense cave full of magic.*Please note that Tintagel Castle is now closed until spring 2019 for the construction of a new footbridge. Throughout the build there will be no access to the castle, beach, cafe and visitor centre.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in FalmouthDay 4: Minack – Lands End – St Ives – FalmouthStop At: Minack Theatre, Penzance, Cornwall, EnglandThe Minack Theatre is Cornwall's world famous open-air theatre, carved into the granite cliff and set in glorious gardens overlooking the spectacular panorama of Porthcurno Bay.Duration: 1 hourStop At: St. Michael's Mount, Marazion, Cornwall, EnglandExplore the amazing island world of St Michael’s Mount and discover legend, myth and over a thousand years of incredible history. Stroll across the granite causeway where a legendary giant once walked and follow the footsteps of pilgrims. An island where modern life meets layers of history.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: St Ives Bay, St Ives, Cornwall, EnglandAn artists’ haven for over 100 years, with galleries on narrow streets and a beach that’s a surfers’ paradise.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in Falmouth.Day 5: Launceston – Glastonbury- London Stop At: Glastonbury AbbeyA significant religious and spiritual site infused with stories of early Christianity, Arthurian legend, and pagan culture.Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

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Keith's Cornish Tours

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: South West Coast Path - Penzance to Marazion, Penzance, Cornwall, EnglandCastles, cliffs, sea views, breath-taking sceneryDuration: 8 hoursStop At: St Ives Bay, St Ives, Cornwall, EnglandQuaint fishing villages, mining world heritage sites, breath-taking sceneryDuration: 8 hoursStop At: The Lizard and Kynance Cove, Lizard, Cornwall, EnglandPoldark filming locations, breath-taking scenery.Duration: 8 hoursStop At: Historic Port of Charlestown, St Austell, Cornwall, EnglandHistory, heritage, Poldark filming locationsDuration: 8 hoursStop At: Fowey Estuary, Fowey, Cornwall, EnglandHistory, heritage, ships, beautiful villagesDuration: 8 hoursStop At: Padstow Harbour, Padstow, Cornwall, EnglandHistoric fishing village, history, gourmet foodDuration: 8 hoursStop At: Harbour, Port Isaac, Cornwall, Port Isaac, Cornwall, EnglandPicturesque fishing village, Doc Martin filming locationsDuration: 8 hoursStop At: Bodmin Moor, Bodmin, Cornwall, EnglandNeolithic monuments, Poldark filming locations, breath-taking sceneryDuration: 8 hours

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Poldark West Cornwall Tour

This tour to the far western shores of Cornwall is a journey into a magical landscape, unlike any other in Cornwall. Here we can visit the iconic granite cliffs and soft, white sand of secluded beaches with their turquoise waters used in many of the scenes from the Poldark series. We will start the tour at Marazion where we can get some fantastic photographs of St Michael’s Mount before heading around Mount’s Bay and driving through Penzance, Newlyn and Mousehole and onto Penberth Cove Penberth Cove has been used throughout the Poldark series and is completely unspoilt, even retaining it’s capstan at the top of a cobbled slipway. Minack Theatre We will also visit the astounding Minack Theatre, the lifetime’s work of Rowena Cade and Porthcurno where submarine transatlantic telegraph cables come ashore below the sands of this idyllic beach. Porthgwarra This timeless fishing cove is also worth a visit, instantly recognisable as the secluded beach where Ross takes a swim in the crystal clear water, watched by Demelza from the cliff top.After taking in the beautiful beaches and coves we will head to the historic mines near St Just and try to imagine how life would have been for the Cornish miners hundreds of years ago. Botallack The iconic Botallack with it’s famed Crowns engine houses perched at the foot of the cliffs, these were used as Wheal Grambler in the Poldark series, Just along the magnificent cliffs we can also visit Wheal Owles, used as Wheal Leisure in the series.One of the best drives in the UK then follows as we head to St Ives, passing alongside Zennor on the way.