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Address: Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3NJ, England
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Private one-day luxury guided tour of Poldark TV-series locations from Cornwall
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One-day Private Guided Tour of Poldark TV-Series Locations from Devon

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Historic sea port full of character.

Romantic quay with boats and and a memory of Poldark characters wandering around this place. Lots of little restaurants / bars at the bottom and we saw it with a sea mist , which... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Darwin, Australia
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Darwin, Australia
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Romantic quay with boats and and a memory of Poldark characters wandering around this place. Lots of little restaurants / bars at the bottom and we saw it with a sea mist , which added to the ambience. However it has limited and expensive to car parking at the bottom try and park higher up the road and walk down.

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Bude, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here out of season, so no great crowds which suited us. I can imagine it being very busy high season. We parked easily near to the harbour and enjoyed a lovely couple of hours discovering!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there to have a look at the museum, which unfortunately was still closed for the winter. However we had a lovely walk around this little port and found it charming.

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Thank Frances D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a visit of the harbour and a walk along the beach. Very quiet and great for dog walking. Not an all day event

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Dawlish, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely day on Sunday wondering around the Harbour. Looking at the craft and antique shops. We stopped for a drink whilst the sun was shining - a lovely morning

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing little harbour this has been used in so many films In clouding the eagle has land and Alice in wonderland Great day out historically great. Good local pub

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South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Cornwall we always make a point of driving in to Charlestown,small yet beautiful place,only the odd shop but still worth a visit,a lovely pub over looking the sea where we have popped in for the odd pint a few times,if you have a love of tall ships and want to see the filming location of many many movies... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pleasant place to visit but it does get busy. Plenty of places for food and drink and a few shops. Nice for a stroll around.

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All i can say about this very pretty cornish village port is that it is a lovely quaint bay that must be a pleasure to live in...with a few clipper ships and other rigged vessels scattered around its mini docks it seemed as though' time stood still'...from its pretty little beach with a stunning view [ to which we came... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here over 20 years ago and it's still beautiful now, hardly changed. Seems a bit lost In time. Nice and quiet in February but should imagine gets very busy in the Summer.

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