Cornwall is a land of dramatic rocky cliff sides, hidden harbours, delightful fishing villages, glorious gardens and lush countryside all coming together to make one of the most popular holiday destinations in the UK.
Day 1 Morning collection from your home to join our coach for the drive west. We arrive at our hotel in St Agnes late afternoon.
Day 2 A morning in the coastal town of St Ives with its cobbled streets winding between tiny ﬁshermen’s cottages. A free afternoon in St Agnes.
Day 3 Today we begin at Padstow, a delightful little port, nestling on the beautiful Camel Estuary, with a colourful harbour surrounded by pastel-washed medieval houses. In the afternoon we visit Prideaux Place, surrounded by gardens and wooded grounds overlooking a deer park and the Camel Estuary to the moors beyond.
Day 4 A visit to the famous Lost Gardens of Heligan, which now cover 57 acres with a further 100 acres of ornamental woodland, an impressive range of plant breeds and features, including an Italian garden and a subtropical ‘jungle’ valley. The afternoon is free in St Agnes.
Day 5 Our morning is spent at the Eden Project, a fantastic development where huge biomes house the largest ever rainforest in captivity with stunning plants, exhibitions and extraordinary gardens. This afternoon we visit Truro, Cornwall’s cathedral city.
Day 6 Leaving our hotel after breakfast, we travel east with suitable refreshment stops, reaching the local area late afternoon.
This delightful and elegant hotel has been tastefully extended and is set in its own secluded gardens and woodland, with an outdoor heated swimming pool, and only 100 yards from the main street of the unspoilt village of St Agnes. All rooms have TV, telephone, hairdryer and hospitality tray. The hotel has WiFi, does not have a lift, but some ground ﬂoor rooms are available.