Places of Interest
The details below are intended as a general guide only. For specific tour details, first check Availability and then follow the link from the Tour Description.
is one of Britain’s most picturesque towns with steep, winding streets leading down to its bustling harbour. The town is a haven for artists and even boasts its own Tate Gallery.
is Cornwall’s largest holiday resort which boasts some of the finest coastline and beaches in Europe and a wide range of bars and restaurants.
is a charming fishing village on the Camel Estuary. The village and its peaceful surroundings was an area made famous by the late Poet Laureate John Betjeman.
renowned for its breathtaking rugged beauty, is also a well-developed tourist centre and theme park which provides entertainment, refreshments and restaurants.
National Seal Sanctuary
Situated near Helston, the sanctuary is Europe’s leading marine animal rescue centre, which cares for dozens of sick, injured and orphaned seals every year.
Trevarno Estate Gardens – Helston
A garden experience that combines Victorian and Georgian gardens with a fountain, garden conservatory, workshops and museum.
is a former tin-mining town which has flourished over the centuries into the thriving administrative centre of today. With the Victorian cathedral as its centrepiece and numerous historic buildings, including the Royal Cornwall Museum and City Hall, its range of markets and tranquil parks and gardens, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
St Michael’s Mount
Perched astride a volcanic rock, this romantic castle/house dates from the 12th Century and is steeped in history and legend.
The Lizard Peninsula
is a beautiful stretch of coastline, interspersed with picturesque coves, charming fishing villages and tiny hamlets. There is an abundance of wildlife and a constant profusion of colour; thanks to the mild climate it is not unusual to spot camellias open in December or daffodils blooming in January!
The Roseland Peninsula
is a designated part of Cornwall’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty due to its picturesque landscape and unrivalled coastal scenery. St Mawes, the principal village, is home to the most perfectly preserved fortress of Henry VIII. Other villages in the area include the twin villages of Gerrans and Portscatho, Veryan with its famous roundhouses and Portloe with its tiny harbour.