Poldark Tour Day 1
Our first Poldark tour includes many of the film locations used in the South of Cornwall.

We start our tour in Charlestown Harbour, which is used as the setting for Truro Harbour in the late 1700's. Located about a mile outside the town of St Austell, Charlestown is an amazingly unspoiled example of a late Georgian working port. To this this day there is usually at least one Square-rigged ship in the harbour, which evoke images of days gone by.

From Charlestown we head west to Helston and a fascinating look at the Poldark Mine. Located in the picturesque Wendron Valley now a World Heritage Site, Poldark Mine contains what are believed to be the oldest complete mine workings in Great Britain that are open to the public. It was used as a location for some of the underground mining scenes in the current series and is a fascinating museum (although not suitable for those of a nervous disposition or the disabled) that gives a real insight into the workings of a Cornish tin mine.

From here we continue our days tour by heading down to the Lizard peninsula and a stop at Church Cove at Gunwalloe where one of the most dramatic scenes of the first series takes place involving a night time shipwreck. This part of Cornwall is full of smugglers coves that were used predominantly during the 18th century, and the area is littered with wrecks of ships that came to a fateful end just off the coast.

We then take a well earned break for lunch, either at the Halzephron Inn, one of the most famous and historical inns in Cornwall, or at the Mullion Cove Hotel which stands on the cliff top overlooking the harbour at Mullion Cove and is where the cast and crew of Poldark stayed whilst filming nearby.

After lunch our tour then winds its way down the peninsula that is full of pretty coves with white sands and turquoise waters and we arrive at Lizard Point our final destination on the tour. Lizard Point is the most southerly point on the British mainland and is home to Lloyds signal station, the oldest surviving purpose built communications station in the world.

If you are lucky you may see some of the hundreds of seals that swim in the clear waters below.

We stop briefly at the little hamlet of Landewednack also used for some of the shipwreck scenes before making our way back to your accommodation after a fantastic day of exploring this beautiful part of the world.

Tour Costs
are just £258 per day per car
(maximum of 4 passengers)

Included in the tour are:
Tour guide/Driver
All motoring costs, parking etc

Not included are;
Entrance fees where applicable
Coffees, teas or lunches
Travel insurance

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