4 Days - Tour Number AW1108
Learn the maritime history of this Cornish town whilst based at The Falmouth Hotel, known as the ‘Grande Dame of Falmouth’ first opened in 1865 when the Great Western Railway expanded into Cornwall. The hotel has played host to a long list of famous names in royalty, pop, film stars, politicians and sporting icons.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 Morning departure for the journey to Cornwall and to the hotel in Falmouth for a four night stay.
Day 2 Free day at leisure to explore Falmouth, a town shaped and influenced by its strong connection to the sea. Combining a fascinating maritime heritage and modern creativity, Falmouth is building a name for itself as one of the South West’s leading cultural destinations.
Day 3 This morning you will visit Truro, Cornwall’s only cathedral city. Explore the stunning cathedral situated right in the heart of the town with its three spires and amazing architecture. After lunch you will then travel to the coast and to Mevagissey, an ancient fishing port with narrow streets and picture postcard harbour.
Day 4 A visit to Tolgus Mill Heritage Site set in 18 acres of beautiful landscape, where you will be shown the process of tin steaming, and how tin ore recovered from the stream running through the park, is smelted on-site to create exquisite Cornish jewellery. Free time to enjoy before continuing to Trebah Gardens, a sub-tropical paradise with a stunning coastal backdrop. These gardens offer the visitor a year round experience and in winter the spectacular champion trees dominate the landscape, whilst plants from the southern hemisphere can be seen flowering.
NB: Trebah is a valley garden with steep paths and steps. Day 5 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey.
Included In Cost
- Coach travel
- 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- entrance to Trebah Gardens
- entrance to Tolgus Mill Heritage Site
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