2018 Cornwall Coast to Coast & Poldark Country

2018 Cornwall Coast to Coast & Poldark Country

A taste or Cornwall staying inland at Lanhydrock and at the coast at Tregenna Castle Resort, exploring Cape Cornwall, one of the backdrops for Poldark, and the scenic branch lines unspoiled by the modern world, not forgetting the Eden Project and a touch of steam nostalgia.

7 Days From Only £899



Thursday 19 April 2018

Thursday 19 July 2018



  • Take in the fabulous Eden Project

  • Steam nostalgia on the Bodmin & Wenford line

  • Explore the delightful Looe Valley Branch Line

  • Stay at Lanhydrock Hotel, close to the lovely House & Gardens

  • Explore Cape Cornwall by coach

  • Marvel at the scenic St Ives Branch Line

  • Visit Land’s End

  • Stay in lovely St Ives at Tregenna Castle Resort



If travelling by train relive the happy days of childhood holidays, as you travel the route of the old "Cornish Riviera Express", clinging to the sea wall at Dawlish before crossing Brunel's mighty Royal Albert Bridge into Cornwall, and onto the Lanhydrock Hotel for three nights.



Our first excursion takes us along the mainline to Liskeard to change trains and trundle along one of the prettiest rural branch lines in Britain, twisting, turning and hugging the riverside to the estuary at Looe where after a break for a little sightseeing on the banjo pier we return by train to Bodmin Parkway.

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We transfer to Bodmin for a wonderful journey of nostalgia on the Bodmin & Wenford steam railway, a time-capsule of yesteryear train travel. After free time in Bodmin itself, we return to Lanhydrock

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Today we board our coach for the short journey to the Eden Project for an unforgettable sensory journey of breathtaking beauty, as you step from steamy tropical rain forest into Mediterranean-type climates of the world. We then head west on the Cornish mainline from St Austell to St Erth and along the spectacular branch line to the pretty harbour resort of St Ives and our hotel for three nights, the Tregenna Castle Resort.

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A coach excursion uncovers unspoilt Cape Cornwall en route to Land's End amidst scenery made familiar by Poldark. After visiting the westernmost point of Cornwall and England our round trip continues, calling in at the lovely fishing village of Mousehole.

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A free day in St Ives, a famous resort that has it all: cobbled streets full of history, pretty fisherman's cottages, lovely beaches and harbour. Alternatively, relax and unwind in Tregenna Castle Resort's leisure facilities.

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After breakfast it's time to bid farewell to Tregenna and journey homeward.


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The Lanhydrock Hotel

Located in the the countryside just outside of Bodmin, close to Lanhydrock House & Gardens, the Lanhydrock Hotel overlooks one of Cornwall’s finest golf courses amidst an area of parkland. Rooms are well-equipped with tea/coffee, bath and power shower, plus a view over the gentle undulations of the course.


Tregenna Castle Resort, near St Ives

A 4* hotel and resort with a fabulous range of facilities, including heated outdoor pool, indoor pool, Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna, plus tennis, badminton and squash courts and even an 18 hole golf course. Tregenna’s Woodland Walk through some of its 72 acres is also a great place to unwind amidst nature.



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Join & Leave at Hotel £899


Single Room Supplement £240




6 nights’ bed, breakfast & Table d’Hôte evening meal

Rail travel & seat reservations from your Home Station to Tour Base (Standard or First Class)

Rail & coach travel, with transfers as described

All excursions and admissions as detailed

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