Tours in Cornwall

Perhaps the best way to discover more of Cornwall, its history and heritage is with a guided tour. With a wide array of options available, let us be your guide to unforgettable adventures and curated experiences that will leave you with lasting memories.

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Explore more of Cornwall

Cornwall boasts a fascinating history filled with ancient sites, medieval castles, and intriguing tales. A tour allows you to delve into the region's past, exploring historic landmarks, and gaining insights into Cornwall's cultural heritage. Also, going on a tour with experienced guides ensures that you receive insider knowledge and insights about Cornwall. They can share interesting facts, stories, and lesser-known attractions, enhancing your overall experience.

Insider knowledge

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Insider's guide to Newquay

Visit Cornwall's Amy Smith gives us her insiders guide to Newquay.

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Insider's guide to Marazion

Visit Cornwall meet with the team from St Aubyn Estates to hear their top tips on visiting Marazion. What do you love most about Cornwall? The changing landscape of West Cornwall’s coastline.

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Insider's guide to St Ives

Dawn Bright from Guided Tours of St Ives in West Cornwall shares her top tips...

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Select South West Tour Guides

What a fantastic experience. Thank you James for coordinating, and Tim our amazing tour guide. We did 3 days in the English countryside and the views were astounding. Tim, was a great guide and managed to get us to all of our requested sites, and even ordered the most beautiful weather for us. Thank you for making this a trip to remember

Heidi - Tripadvisor (May 2023)Review of Select South West Tours

Discover more of Cornwall on your next visit with a guided tour. Browse local guides and plan the perfect day out.

  • Leading film website IMDb list over 20 films and tv series that have been shot at Charlestown. Perhaps the most famous these days is Poldark, but it can also be seen in the award winning Cornish film Bait, Tim Burton's 2010 version of Alice in Wonderland, the 1976 war film, The Eagle has Landed and Mel Gibson's Apocalypto where it doubled as a Central American harbour!

    It's also been used for a recent episode of Dr Who, featured in BBC's sci-fi drama Tripods in the 1980s and before that in the historical series The Onedin Line

  • Many scenes in the BBC drama series Poldark were filmed at Porthgwarra Beach, including the pilchard fishing scene and the infamous scene of Ross taking a dip with Demelza watching on in secret.

  • In Die Another Day (2002), starring Pierce Brosnan as James Bond, Holywell Bay was used to depict Bond's surfboard landing in North Korea. More recently, Holywell Bay portrayed Driftmark in the fantasy drama 'House of the Dragon' and has also been used in Poldark.

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