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Coastal Cornwall & its Captivating Gardens

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(Tour code: CCB19)

Discover Cornwall's picturesque resorts

Discover the very best of Cornwall as we explore this beguiling county. From our base in picturesque Falmouth, we encounter Cornwall's charming harbours and fabled Land's End, we discover the enthralling Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Heligan.

  • Falmouth
  • St Ives Bay Branch Line
  • St Ives
  • Cape Cornwall
  • Land's End
  • Penzance
  • Lost Gardens of Heligan
  • Bodmin & Wenford Steam Railway
  • The Eden Project
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
    Heritage Rail Excursion
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • Optional Bag Concierge

Coastal Cornwall & its Captivating Gardens 2019Tour Details

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Day 1 Falmouth

Arrive in Falmouth

We begin our Cornish break in the pretty Cornish Riviera resort of Falmouth, where we are welcomed at the Royal Duchy Cornwall hotel with tea and coffee on arrival.

  • Dinner
Day 2 St Michael's Mount
St Michael's Mount

Discovering West Cornwall

Today we are immersed in the beauty of Cornwall's west coast as we take in the spectacular golden sands and seascapes as we travel along the St Ives Bay Line. After free time in the picturesque town of St Ives, we continue by coach around Cape Cornwall, seeing legendary Land's End and Penzance, where romantic St Michael's Mount enchants from the sea.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 Swanpool Beach, Falmouth
Swanpool Beach, Falmouth

At leisure in Falmouth

Your entire day is free to explore Falmouth at leisure. Perhaps visit the Art Gallery or the fascinating Maritime Museum, dedicated to small boats and Cornwall's maritime heritage. You could also head to Pendennis Castle, or maybe take in one of the region's famous gardens such as the delightful Trebah Gardens.

  • Breakfast
Day 4 Eden Project
Eden Project

Eden Project

Today we make a visit to one of the English Riviera's highlights, the Eden Project. Situated in an old china clay pit, this iconic landmark is a celebration of environmental conservation.

This afternoon, make a visit to the picturesque fishing town of Fowey. This delightful place was once frequented by Privateers, who were drawn to the town thanks to its sheltered harbour.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Lost Gardens of Heligan
Lost Gardens of Heligan

Lost Gardens and Bodmin & Wenford Railway

This morning we visit one of the most mysterious estates in England. The former Tremayne Estate is home to the extraordinary Lost Gardens of Heligan, which have been remarkably restored to their former glory over the last thirty years. We continue to Bodmin, where we join the famous Bodmin & Wenford Steam Railway. At our hotel this evening, we enjoy a farewell meal.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 Journey Home
Journey Home

Homeward bound

After breakfast, the tour concludes and you are free to make your journey home independently, or perhaps spend a little more time exploring further this beautiful county.

  • Breakfast

Please note

Please note that while every departure of this tour features the same excursions, they may not necessarily be in the order listed above.

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

What’s included

An escorted experience and all travel arrangements

  • The services of a professional UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Standard Class rail and coach travel throughout

Comfortable accommodation in your destination

  • 5 nights' hotel accommodation at the 4-Star Royal Duchy Hotel in Falmouth

Delicious meals included

  • 9 meals including 5 breakfasts and 4 dinners, including 1 farewell dinner in Falmouth


Exciting excursions and free time to explore

  • Visit to Land's End and St Ives
  • Scenic journey on the Bodmin & Wenford Steam Railway
  • Excursion to the world-famous Eden Project
  • Visit to the fishing town of Fowey
  • Time at the Lost Gardens of Heligan

Enhancing your tour

  • Upgrade to a Sea View room from £125 per person

Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

Lynne Broadley
Julie Pacalon
Helen Laverack
Coastal Cornwall & its Captivating Gardens

Discover Cornwall's picturesque resorts


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