We have put together links to a few of the most popular local attractions as well as mentioning some other places that we and our guests have visited and enjoyed.
Poldark’s Cornwall locations
From rolling countryside to spectacular coastal backdrops, Poldark on BBC One is sure to get you dreaming of your summer holiday in Cornwall.
Visit the Grade II Listed harbour at Charlestown and the rugged splendour of Bodmin Moor – both within easy reach of your holiday cottage at Higher Treyone. See the BBC Poldark Locations website for more details.
Plenty to see and do
Local Seaside Towns
Looe – Thriving town with beach, plenty of eating places to suit all tastes and budgets and crab fishing for the children.
Polperro – Quaint old fishing port with narrow streets and unusual shops.
Fowey – Lively former fishing port, unique shops and many varied eateries.
Kingsand and Cawsand – Picturesque villages well worth a visit with a ferry across the sound to Plymouth.
Seaton – Large grey sand and shingle beach. Seaton River enters the sea here. Easy access.
Downderry – South facing, fine shingle beach which is sheltered by a sea wall, at low water there are rock pools. The village beyond is sandwiched between the shore and the cliffs. Easy access.
Looe – Large sandy beach. The old harbours of East and West Looe are separated by the narrow estuary of the Looe River. Narrow cobbled lanes in old East Looe. Banjo Pier holds a fish market most mornings. Fishing and other boat trips.
Whitsand Bay – A gently curving bay with nearly four miles of sand. The beach is accessed by cliff paths at Freathy and there are various parking places along the cliff tops. Currents can be dangerous in this area and there is a lifeguard post below Tregonhawke and the beach is patrolled in summer.
Encounter Cornwall – www.encountercornwall.com
Golf at Looe Golf Club and St Mellions
Fishing at Bake, sea angling trips from Looe, Polperro, Fowey and Polruan
Beach fishing at Cawsand, Whitsand Bay, Seaton, Downderry and Plaidy
Go cart track at Liskeard and the longest Zip Wire in the UK!
South West coast path
Seaton Countryside Park
Or try www.walkingworld.com for many walks in the area