Explore the Prehistoric Landscape and Stone Circles of the Farthest South West Part of Cornwall
Welcome to Kernow (that's Cornish for Cornwall) - an ancient, magic land filled with historic ruins, customs. . and remains!
We offer this tour as a full day option that can be shortened to half a day or extended to two as required. Travel within Cornwall is slow - it's an isolated, rugged region - and several sites require a bit of trek to access, so we may only be able to visit a few sites of your choice within a six hour tour. Please make contact with any questions, suggestions, dates.
Meeting at your port, station or accommodation, we will take a magical journey around one of the wildest and most beautiful parts of the UK. Our pace can be swift or leisurely - as best suits your needs and schedule. . and the weather on the day!
Stops to include gazing upon St Michael's Mount - Karrek Loos yn Koos, meaning "hoar rock in woodland" in Cornish; moving within ancient stone circles such as the Merry Maidens; passing (if we fit!) through the fertility ring of Men an Tol; going underground in the mysterious fogou at Carne Euny; honouring the waters at Sancreed's sacred well.
We'll stop for refreshments whenever and wherever you'd like, perhaps for fish, chips and a pint in a pub more piratical than any you saw, perhaps for elegant dishes in a gastropub named for an ugly local fish, perhaps for a cream tea in a Methodist converted chapel, or perhaps for a good honest Cornish Pasty by Land's End. .
We'll end the day before you tire too much, returning you to your accommodation, port or station.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 8 hours
This tour can be easily adapted to suit your availability, budget and interests plus our exciting Cornish weather, seasons and tides..
Cornwall is not large but can be difficult to navigate with narrow winding roads, steep slopes, crowds in peak season, farm traffic etc.
Depending where I'm collecting you from and the time of year your tour is booked, we may need more or less time for the journey each way.
Air conditioned hire car. Larger vehicle available at added cost.
Serious bits of walking on poorly kept footpaths is needed to reach some sites
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 Pounds Sterling - Depending where you would like to eat, also whether you choose to visit attractions with an entry fee, this sum may vary for each tour.
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I am not a 'Blue Badge' Guide.
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Zoe took us to many "off the beaten track" places that we would never have found ourselves. She was interesting and we had a great day touring with her. You will be in good hands with her guiding the tour!