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Newquay, Cornish Ports & Bodmin Jail - Jg Explorer

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TJUS9804

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Luxury Coach

5 days

UK 2024 - JG Explorer

PRICE FROM ? £469 per person
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Itinerary

Description

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Travel in deluxe style on this holiday aboard a JG Explorer coach.

Cornwall is a melting pot of holiday must-haves, from shorelines freckled with hide-and-seek coves to soft-sand beaches fringed with glistening waters, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Explore one of the many enchanting coastal towns where whitewashed houses are stacked like sugar cubes (here’s looking at you Falmouth and Padstow) or, for those that are fascinated by the myths and legends of wreckers and smugglers, then our Bodmin Jail and Charlestown excursions won’t disappoint. The coast is clear and an unforgettable five-day adventure is on the horizon!

Itinerary

Included Excursions

Bodmin Jail & Padstow (full day)

There are plenty of dark secrets, mysteries and haunting tales locked away within Bodmin Jail’s formidable walls. Clutching onto the fringes of Bodmin Moor, this former prison was one of the first in the UK with individual cells, and we have the chance to find out more about its grimy history. We also discover more about the punishments and type of inmates, including smugglers, highwaymen, wreckers and more. Brave visitors can even visit the condemned cell and the original hanging pit.

Ready to blow away the cobwebs yet? We head towards the gorgeous port town of Padstow which dishes up plenty of culinary culture, fresh seaside air and lovely harbourside views. It’s the perfect spot to tuck into a delicious Cornish pasty or two!

Charlestown & Falmouth (full day)

Brooding, windswept and with steal-your-missus good looks…are we referring to Captain Ross Poldark or Charlestown itself?! It’s hard to mention one without the other since this picturesque bay was featured heavily in the popular BBC TV series. Truly an unspoiled example of a late Georgian working port, it’s a wonderful place to admire the quaint fisher cottages while wandering through the worn-by-time cobbled streets. You may even spy a tall ship or two in the harbour!

This afternoon we visit Falmouth, a delightful coastal town and popular sailing destination with a proud seafaring history, rich artistic heritage and, of course, fine beaches (Gylly was voted one of the top ten beaches in the country)! It’s home to the deepest harbour in Western Europe and other attractions include Pendennis Castle and the National Maritime Museum Cornwall.


Optional Excursion

Penzance & St Ives – £14pp (full day)

On our optional excursion we first head to Penzance, nestled in a sheltered position in beautiful Mounts Bay. The lovely town still holds all the charms of a bygone age, with an attractive seafront promenade and sub-tropical gardens. The crowning jewel is easily St Michael’s Mount. Connected to the mainland by a cobbled causeway, this ancient tidal island is truly the stuff of Famous Five adventures!

Of all the Cornish destinations, we think St Ives is the fairest of them all! Hasselback hills adorned with a higgle-piggle of pitched rooftops gaze out to sea and you can spend hours meandering through the jumble of teeny lanes that hopscotch all the way down to those blue, blue waters. Grab yourself a scoop of Cornish clotted cream ice cream and soak up the scenery. 

Coach Bullets

  • Return coach travel on a JG Explorer Coach (see Helpful Information below)
  • 4 nights at the Pentire Hotel, Newquay with dinner & breakfast
  • Entertainment some evenings
  • Excursions to Bodmin Jail, Padstow, Charlestown & Falmouth

    Optional excursion to Penzance & St Ives (£13pp)

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  • 4 nights at the Pentire Hotel, Newquay with dinner & breakfast
  • Entertainment some evenings
  • Excursions to Bodmin Jail, Padstow, Charlestown & Falmouth

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JG Explorer Coaches 
We are pleased to introduce JG Explorer – a brand-new deluxe coach, thoughtfully designed to provide an elevated coach experience and ensure your journey is special and memorable.

Exclusive to the JG Travel Group, the design of these coaches has been meticulously thought through with your comfort in mind – with only 44 seats meaning more room on board and padded seats. There’s improved legroom and a footrest, making certain that wherever you sit, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy your journey. We know it’s the small things that make a big difference in terms of ease and added convenience, so our JG Explorer coaches feature a floor-level, rear-mounted toilet, accessible to all customers.

On-board entertainment throughout your journey is easy to find on the JG Explorer, with access to Azimut, our wireless media system, providing films and quizzes. Simply bring along your smartphone or iPad and enjoy this entertainment interruption-free, with the use of our extra reliable Wi-Fi, free to all passengers and a handy USB port at each seat.

The layout of the JG Explorer includes a floor-level, rear-mounted kitchen with a sink, an espresso machine to purchase delicious Nespresso coffee, dispensed by your driver during comfort breaks, and a fridge stocked with cold drinks and milk. Customers are welcome to help themselves to complimentary JG bottles, that can be used for refill at the built-in cold-water filter, cutting down on the need for disposable plastic bottles and doing our part for the environment. 

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Accommodation

Pentire Hotel

The well-appointed Pentire Hotel is located high on the headland close to famous Fistral Beach and central Newquay. The sea views are fantastic and leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool and steam room.

Upgrade to a sea view room for £45pp on Double/Twin; £90pp on Single

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