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Poldark's Cornwall

England's stunning South West

Discover the rugged beauty of Cornwall on this Poldark-inspired break. Visit some of the iconic filming locations from the TV adaptation of Winston Graham's hugely popular novels, and enjoy the spectacular Cornish coast and countryside.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

  • A scenic 'Poldark' drive through Perranporth and St Agnes
  • Visits to Padstow, Botallack, Porthcothan and Charlestown
  • A visit to the Poldark Mine Museum and Gardens, including a mine tour
  • Cross Bodmin Moor, visiting Jamaica Inn and St Breward
  • Three nights' dinner, bed and English breakfast accommodation at a good-quality hotel in the Torquay area
  • Entertainment at the hotel on one evening
  • Coach travel throughout
  • The services of a friendly Tour Manager

Single rooms are available for a supplement

Itinerary

Day One

Early this morning we'll journey to Torquay and our hotel. Once here you'll have time to settle in to you room and relax before dinner.

Day Two

Today we'll visit seaside Perranporth, Winston Graham's former home, St Agnes - the idyllic Cornish village that doubled as Poldark's Nampara Valley family estate in the BBC series - and the National Trust site at Botallack.

From here we'll head into the Lizard Peninsula, past the Wheal Coates copper mine at St Agnes Head - one of Cornwall's most iconic spots - for the chance to dig through Cornish heritage and tradition at Poldark Mine. After a guided tour of the tin mine itself you'll have time to explore the open-air museum and gardens before we continue to Charlestown, whose Grade II listed harbour was yet another filming location from the series.

Day Three

Today we'll head into the wild expanse of Bodmin Moor. We'll visit Jamaica Inn - smuggler's haunt and subject of Hitchcock's film and Daphne du Maurier's classic novel - explore 300 years of Cornish history at the Smuggler's Museum and see the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that surrounds the lovely village of St Breward.

Leaving the Moor behind, we'll head north to Padstow. Stroll around the stunning harbour, browse the shops in search of gifts and local crafts, and perhaps stop for lunch before we continue to our final Poldark filming location - Porthcothan Beach (one of the sites used as Nampara Cove).

Day Four

Today we'll say goodbye to our hotel and head home, arriving back at your pick-up point by mid-to-late evening.
Departure county Pick-up points
East Sussex
East Sussex Brighton, Eastbourne
Kent
Kent Ashford, Bexleyheath, Bromley, Chatham, Dartford, Dover, Gillingham, Maidstone, Orpington, Ramsgate, Sittingbourne
Surrey
Surrey Croydon, Redhill, Staines, Weybridge, Woking
West Sussex
West Sussex Burgess Hill, Worthing

Torquay Area Hotel 

You will be staying in a carefully chosen, comfortable and welcoming hotel, such as the Seascape Hotel in Torquay. All rooms in all hotels will have private facilities, telephones, TV and tea- and coffee-making facilities, and each hotel will have a good restaurant.

Further Information

Coach seating arrangements

Your seats on the main coach will be allocated for you in advance, taking into consideration any special requests wherever possible. Your Tour Manager or driver will advise you where to sit as you board the coach. This will be your seat for the duration of the tour. (Seats are not allocated on any connecting services to and from the main coach.)

Joining your holiday

Your final travel documents, including the exact time and place of departure, will be sent to you approximately 10 days prior to departure, providing all payments have been made. We are unable to give exact departure times before this.

Meal arrangements

Where meals are not included, your Tour Manager will ensure there are suitable stops made for you to purchase and enjoy lunch and/or dinner each day.

Triple rooms

The majority of these consist of a double bed and an extra bed that is often only suitable for children. If this is a concern, you may wish to consider booking more than one room for your group.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged.

Disabled access

The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Poldark's Cornwall reviews verified by reevooReevoo

Poldark's CornwallScores 5.4 out of 10 based on 22 reviews
(8 out of 10)

CLARE

Maidstone Family
The overall trip was fine, distance of holiday for excursions was too long, and I am well aware that you have had feedback for this and offered a discount on next trip, which I will use. The hotel was a little disappointing compared to previous hotels that I have stayed in with your company. The tour guide and content of trip was great .
Confirmed traveller: 29 May 2017
Published on: 26 June 2017
(7 out of 10)

GILLIAN

Dover, Kent Single traveller
The Poldark break was good overall but we should have stayed in Cornwall, not Devon as it meant we spent too much time getting to our venues in Cornwall.I hope this will be remedied in the future.
The visit to the Poldark mine was the highlight for me, also to Padstow.The other places such as Charleston harbour & the beach cove from the tv series were also great.
Confirmed traveller: 29 May 2017
Published on: 23 June 2017
(10 out of 10)

JEAN

Ramsgate, Kent Couple
The actual break we enjoyed overall, however, the hotel was far to greater journey to Cornwall each day, 2 hours at least before we even started. The driver, Peter and tour manager, Lesley were great even if we did get lost a couple of times, we were sat right at the front and never stopped laughing, they were the best double act ever on a coach. We would do it all again, with the same crew and seat. Some of the tricky places he was meant to take the coach were incredible, but never once was he flustered, well done to both of them. Although the hotel was basic, let's face it we were not expecting the Ritz! the staff were more than accommodating nothing was too much trouble, the food also basic but adequate, the entertainment also first class, (but it was better on the coach). All in all for the cost of this holiday we got value for money. Think a bit more research into the whole Poldark experience needs to be looked at with a hotel nearer Cornwall a must. Perhaps the locals who do the Poldark tours independently could offer advice.
Confirmed traveller: 29 May 2017
Published on: 23 June 2017
(2 out of 10)

CLIVE

Orpington Couple
The hotel was a minimum 2 hour drive from any destination we visited which meant we spent on one day, 6 hours driving for visits which lasted a mere 3 hours. We did not have sufficient time at the destinations. The hotel bedroom we had was tiny, the 'bathroom' only able to accommodate one person at a time, and any time one of our neighbours moved, floorboards creaked and woke us up.The food was poor, and for 2 days the starter for the evening meal was either soup or a glass of fruit juice. The coach driver and tour manager were unaware of roadworks , so did not prepare in advance, which meant further time on the road. The coach was not cleaned during the trip.
This was the worst Newmarket holiday we have had and we would not recommend to anyone that they take this trip.
Confirmed traveller: 29 May 2017
Published on: 21 June 2017
(5 out of 10)

CHERYL

Stroud Gloucestershire Single traveller
I have already written at length to Newmarket Holidays with complaints and suggestions.
The worst thing was the hotel.
1. Position - a daily 2 hour commute each way to the Poldark area, thus cutting short Poldark time.
2, Condition of hotel
Some of the beds had bed-bugs. I had to strip mine to check before I got into it.
The management were sullen, unhelpful and made us feel we were too much trouble.
I slipped and fell on the wet bathroom floor as the lino was on a slope.I didn't report it as it was pride more than limb which was injured, thank goodness, as I could have broken a bone.

The coach driver was excellent, A plus plus. He had to drive in places not suitable for heavy vehicles to access the sites, and therefore two locations were omitted from the tour.
Confirmed traveller: 29 May 2017
Published on: 20 June 2017
(1 out of 10)

ROBERT

burgess hill Couple
waste of 3 nights
Confirmed traveller: 29 May 2017
Published on: 20 June 2017
(3 out of 10)

PETER

Chatham kent Couple
As you are now aware this was not your finest moment. Hotel was awful and TWO HOURS away from any of our destinations for tour.
Confirmed traveller: 29 May 2017
Published on: 20 June 2017