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Zoe

Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Hello, and welcome to Cornwall. I look forward to showing you around!

I've lived here in Kernow (Cornish for Cornwall) for five years now and discovered many magic spots, surprising stories and perfect places to visit; and as part of my art, I's love to share these with you.

My unique tours offer a glimpse beneath the surface; mini creative adventures to suit your timetable and interests.

I grew up in London and the West Country and have always moved around. I work as a researcher, film maker and artist adventurer. My parents were active in politics, preservation and writing, my grandmother Kathleen Bruce was a colleague of Rodin in Paris, friend of the dancer Isadora Duncan and wife of Antarctic explorer Captain Scott. After his death she remarried Hilton Young of the Bloomsbury set. They raised Scott's son Peter (who Sir David Attenborough called the 'patron saint of conservation') and my father Wayland in the house beside Kensington Gardens where JM Barrie had recently completed 'Peter Pan'. I follow the family tradition of exploration & creativity & I've plenty of tales to tell. .

But more importantly for now: where would you like to go? Famous spots like Tintagel, or somewhere else special, but way off the beaten track? Sacred sites, magical ruins, festivals, museums, music and art, shining castles or folk cultural events? Whatever your wish for your trip to Cornwall, I'll be happy to make it come true.

All my tours are adaptable and can begin - and end - anywhere in South West England. So if you're visiting the area and wondering what's good to see nearby, please do be in touch. Each tour can be run as a half day, one day or two day option - travel time allowing. Where I live in Cornwall is around 6 hours by road or rail from London, 3 hours from Bristol, and journeys within Cornwall tend to be slow. This is an isolated, sometimes rugged region with no motorways - so if you are traveling from outside the area, it's best to include at least one overnight stay. If you would like to discover Cornwall, please make contact so we can develop a bespoke itinerary to suit your location, availability and interests.

Thank you!

I look forward to hearing from you.

NB photos featured in my tour descriptions are courtesy of Visit Cornwall,
except for a few which I took myself.

A Recent Review of this guide

Zoe was nothing short of delightful in her recent capacity as our tour guide in Cornwall. She took our list of places of interest and generated a tour hitting the highlights with well timed rest periods between travel. Highly personable, well informed and fully engaging our group in a broad spectrum of local interests in our travels around the region. A very pleasant and comfortable person to be spending time with. No hesitation whatsoever in recommending Zoe as your travel guide. Kevin & Carol Eagle
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Credentials

Master of Science and Fine Art. Researcher. Author. Artist. Documentary Maker. Performance poet. Permaculturist. Grew up wandering London, Britain, Europe, the World :-)
Now based in Cornwall foraging and making art.

Restrictions

I am not a 'Blue Badge' Guide.

Guide Requirements for United Kingdom

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Tours by Zoe

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Private tour guide Zoe

Private Guided Tour of Poldark's Cornwall

 unrated

Explore the Gem of Britain's Far South West as seen on TV

477 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

5 hours

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Private Guided Tour of Neolithic and,...

 unrated

Explore the Prehistoric Landscape and Stone Circles of the Farthest,...

818 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

9 hours

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An Incorrigible Forager's Private Guided,...

 unrated

Feasting with the Seasons - Learn to Find & Harvest Traditional Wild,...

293 USD per tour

(max 7 people)

5 hours

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Private Guided Tour of the Lizard Peninsula

 unrated

Explore Britain's magical and most southerly corner

818 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

6 hours

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Private Guided Tour of Falmouth and Penryn

 unrated

Explore these historic sub-tropical harbour towns with cutting edge,...

681 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

6 hours

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Private Guided Tour of West Penwith

 unrated

Explore the Beautiful End of Cornwall, in Britain's Far South West

886 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

9 hours

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Private Guided Tour of Tintagel and Boscastle

 unrated

Explore these Ancient Mysteries of North Cornwall

818 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

6 hours

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