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Reviewed 4 November 2018

There is only ONE way to see the quaint villages, country roads and beautiful coast And that is to hire a private driver and terrific guide by the name of Barry Pengelley. Our family of four spent two days exploring coastal towns, a visit to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We spent a day traversing Cornwall, from Port Issac to Lands End, returning to New Quay with Barry and it was one of the best travel experiences we’ve ever had. Barry was cordial, informed and accommodating. He showed us lots of Poldark and Doc Martin...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Four of us spent two days having Barry tour us around Cornwall.... we couldn't have asked for a better guide, storyteller or professional driver!! When I read the reviews of Cornwall Discovery & Barry, I couldn't believe he could live up to all the raves.......More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

Hired Barry for 2 days to take 4 of us around Cornwall in his Range Rover (a must for many of the roads). He more than held his own with 4 women! Funny, knowledgeable, easy-going — and if you’re a POLDARK or DOC MARTIN fan,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

We just spent nearly 3 weeks in the UK. Though we had many very good days, our day with Barry visiting Tintagel, Bocastle, Port Isaac, etc., was my husband's and my favorite day of the entire time. Barry was pleasant and easy to visit with....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We booked 2 tours based on 2 of the Poldark tours that Barry has on the website, but they were tailored just for us. We had the most amazing few days and Barry was very knowledgable as a local of Cornwall and very funny and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We have just spend a day with Barry of Cornwall Discovery. It was the best way for us to see the area, learn something about the history, architecture, culture and local tidbits. Barry is a long time local, answered questions easily. He asked us what...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I just spent two days touring around Cornwall with Barry. He is very knowledgeable about Cornish history as well as beautiful coastal scenery and areas used for filming British productions. We found him very willing to customize the tour for what we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I was very fortunate to spend a day with Barry from Cornwall Discovery. We visited St Ives, tin mining spots around Botalack, and saw stunning rugged scenery in Pendeen, Sennen, Portcurno, plus Mousehole and Minack. Can’t rate Barry highly enough. If you are going to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

Great way to Discover Cornwall! We were picked up in Southampton and were transported to St. Ives. Barry Pengelly, our guide to discovering Cornwall made sure we saw the highlights along the way, including Stonehenge. From the moment we met Barry we knew we were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Janet K
14 June 2018|
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We would like the guide to suggest the itinerary we are not familiar with the area
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It is a set price for the day, not per person