Situated in mid Cornwall this is an ideal area for touring the county, with the ancient fishing port of Padstow close by, with many lovely sandy beaches close by. The seaside resort of Newquay is a popular holiday destination,
There are beautiful National Trust houses in the area, Lanhydrock, near Bodmin and Trerice near Newquay are splendid examples. The city of Truro is a pleasant shopping area and impressive cathedral. If you wish to travel further a field, Flambards theme park, St Michael's Mount and the Tate Modern gallery are all approx 1 hour away to the west of the county.
Ideally situated for Jamie Oliver's 15 Cornwall restaurant at Watergate bay with breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean, and Rick Steins Seafood Restaurant at Padstow
Truro: while Corsham in Wiltshie doubled as Truro for filming, the city itself was Winston Graham's inspiration.
Porthcothan Bay: is just 5 miles away,
a rugged Cornish cove playing the role of Nampara cove, with many
stunning clifftop scenes.
St Agnes Head: with its iconic engine houses perched on cliff otherwise known as Nampara Valley
Botallack - Levant: A stretch of the West Cornwall coast with breath taking scenery, the perfect venue for Tresidder Mill and Wheal Leisure.
Charlestown: A fishing port near St Austell, with a grade 2 listed harbour complete with tall ships.
Bodmin Moor: This features Ross Poldark's cottage and many horseback scenes.