Get to grips with some of the region’s most famed fishing villages, from the historic Boscastle to the foodie-friendly Padstow, with a stroll around Clovelly’s car-free cobbled streets for good measure.
Detailed Overview

Hotel

3* Bowood Park Hotel & Golf Club, Camelford

Set in the heart of North Cornwall in 230 acres of rolling hills and woodland, designated an area of Special Landscape Value, the Bowood Park Hotel & Golf Club once formed part of a 13th century deer park owned by the Black Prince, Edward of Woodstock, the first Duke of Cornwall.

• There is no lift at this hotel • Ground floor rooms are available on request • Free Wi-Fi • Restaurant • Bar • 18-hole Golf course • TV • Telephone • Tea/coffee making facilities •

 

Price includes

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • 3-course dinner menu with 3 choices per course

  • Tea/coffee after dinner

  • Welcome tea/coffee on arrival

  • Entrance to Clovelly Visitor Centre

  • Entrance to Lanhydrock House & Gardens

  • Porterage

Tour Itinerary
Day 1

We arrive at our hotel were tea/coffee is served before we check in to our rooms.

Day 2

Clovelly & Bude
We spend the morning in picturesque fishing village, Clovelly. This charming place, which overlooks Bideford Bay, has had no motorised vehicle access since the 1920s; instead, we will encounter the resident donkeys and the sledges used for transportation while we wander the cobbled pedestrian streets. After lunch, we have free time in seaside resort, Bude. With its wild coastline and gorgeous beaches, a coastal stroll is a fine choice here, perhaps accompanied by a traditional Cornish cream tea or Cornish ice cream.

Day 3

Boscastle & Tintagel
We continue our exploration of quaint Cornish fishing villages this morning with a visit to Boscastle. We will have time to explore the historic harbour, which, more than 100 years ago, was the only feasible place for a harbour along 40 miles of Cornwall's craggy north coast. While in the afternoon, we have free time in Tintagel, where the renowned Tintagel Castle, which is entwined with the legend of King Arthur, is situated. (Please note: visiting Tintagel Castle itself is not advised for any passengers with limited mobility and not included in tour cost)

Day 4

Lanhydrock House & Garden & Padstow
This morning we make our way to the magnificent Lanhydrock House & Garden. Get to grips with the two sides of Victorian life, from the kitchens, nurseries and servants' quarters, to the luxurious family areas, featuring an elegant dining room and spacious bedrooms. Outside, amble around the extensive gardens with fabulous bedding plants and gorgeous blooms. After time for lunch, we move to Padstow for the afternoon to roam around the charming fishing port and famous foodie destination - Rick Stein opened his first seafood restaurant here in 1975.

Day 5

After breakfast, we make our way home.

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