Cornish Coastal Cruiser & The Eden Project
6 Days Half Board
Explore the unforgettable land and seascapes of Cornwall on this wonderful tour based in the ever-popular coastal resort of Newquay. Enjoy a journey by rail through the heart of Cornwall, a gentle cruise along the River Fal from Truro to Falmouth, and scenic journeys through the Cornish highways and byways. And of course, no trip to Cornwall would be complete without a visit to the amazing Eden Project – the flagship, must-see, attraction of the South West!
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
• Fully escorted throughout • Train journey to Penzance • Land’s End • St Ives • Eden Project • River Fal Cruise • National Maritime Museum • Falmouth
Monday: Join your Tour Manager at London Paddington Station for the lunchtime service to Newquay, changing at the small junction of Par. On arrival in Newquay we transfer to the Cliffdene Hotel for our four night stay.
Tuesday: Departing Newquay we enjoy a morning on the rails through the heart of Cornwall, passing through St Austell, Truro and Redruth to reach the end of the line in Penzance. We continue by coach to Land’s End, England’s most westerly point before heading to the picturesque seaside resort of St Ives.
Wednesday: Today we travel by coach to visit the impressive Eden Project, built as a global garden telling the story of man’s developing relationship with plants. The project creates three of the world’s climatic zones – our own temperate climate outside and inside, plus giant ‘covered biome’ conservatories for the humid and warm regions.
Thursday: This morning by coach to Truro, Cornwall’s ‘capital’, where we join a cruise along the River Fal to Falmouth. Relax on board as this unique sea route takes us past iconic maritime locations, historic houses and landmarks as well as crossing the third deepest natural harbour in the world! On arrival in Falmouth there will be plenty of time to explore and enjoy the included visit to the National Maritime Museum where Cornwall’s maritime history is brought to life.
Friday: Leaving Newquay this morning we make our way back across country to return to London Paddington mid-afternoon.
Times (in local time) are as follows, but are subject to change:
Depart London Paddington 12.05
Return London Paddington 15.21
First Class: London Paddington to Newquay Return £150 per person
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Everything included - Holidays by Train
- All rail travel in standard class
- Four nights hotel accommodation with dinner, bed and breakfast
- Itinerary, admissions and local transfers as stated
- The services of the Grand UK Tour Manager