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"Port Isaac
"Port Isaac Padstow and Tintagel one-day luxury private guided tour from Cornwall""This is a private tour for up to 6 people. You will be collected from your hotel or other accomodation for the trip to North Cornwall in a luxury Land Rover Discovery. The tour is available to all but there are some steep hills to negotiate on foot particularly at Port Isaac. Some elements of the Tintagel tour may not be suitable for all as the castle is only accessible by a narrow high Bridge nevertheless there are many other sights to see.You will be collected from your hotel at an agreed time for the drive to Padstow. This bustling fishing port as a great choice of shops in its narrow streets a busy harbour where you can take a ride on a speedboat
From GBP255.00
 
"Full-Day Guided Private Port Isaac
Port Isaac Padstow and Tintagel one day luxury private guided tour from Devon"This is a private tour for up to 6 people. You will be collected from your hotel or other accommodation for the trip to North Cornwall in a luxury Land Rover Discovery. The tour is available to all but there are some steep hills to negotiate on foot particularly at Port Isaac. Some elements of the Tintagel tour may not be suitable for all as the castle is only accessible by a narrow high Bridge nevertheless there are many other sights to see. You will be collected from your hotel at an agreed time for the drive to Padstow. This bustling fishing port as a great choice of shops in its narrow streets a busy harbour where you can take a ride on a speedboat and great views of the estuary and beaches from the headland walk. Celebrity Chef Rick Stein has a number of restaurants in the town
From GBP255.00
 
Historic Plymouth luxury one-day private guided tour from Cornwall
"This tour is for a maximum of 6 people in a luxury Land Rover Discovery. You will be collected from your hotel by your local guide and you will journey to Plymouth where you will step on to the world famous Plymouth Hoe with its panoramic views and stunning historical significance. Hear about Drake and the Armada see Smeatons Tower the iconic lighthouse which once stood on the fearsome Eddystone reef 14 miles offshore as well as numerous other tales of this great seafaring City. You then arrive at the Barbican visiting the Mayflower Steps and museum seeing the Elizabethan House and visiting the place where it is said the Pilgrim fathers had their last meal before setting out for the new world in 1620. Next your guide will drive you to the historic Royal William Yard the stunning collection of grade one listed buildings that used to supply the provisions for the Royal Navy. A short walk visits places of real historic significance including the spot where a voyage once left which changed our whole understanding of the world around. Lunch at one of the many excellent eateries at the RWY (not included). You've got a fantastic choice for the afternoon (subject to availability one of the oldest in the world• Visit of the historic Mount Edgcumbe with its grade one listed landscape and centuries of history and maybe try your hand at divining• Sightseeing trip on Plymouth Sound
From GBP255.00

More Things to Do in Altarnun

Davidstow Airfield and Cornwall at War Museum

The Davidstow Airfield and Cornwall at War museum is dedicated to the history of RAF Davidstow Moor from its opening on 1st October 1942 until its closure at the end of 1945. It also includes other...
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Jun 26, 2014

The Church of St. Nonna

The site that St. Nonna's (also called the Cathedral of the Moors) stands on has been a holy site since at least the 12th century, but the church that now stands there is from the 15th century period....
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psychocy
Apr 04, 2011

Visit the Wrights

When one is in Altarnun they must visit Geoff and Mary Wright (search this website to contact them) even if it's just for a cup of tea. They may be some of the most pleasant and helpful people I've...
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psychocy
Feb 24, 2010

Walk and enjoy the peace & quiet of the village

There are so many pretty little corners and attractive houses in this picturesque village.My sister and her husband, longtime residents of North Anerica and for the last 10 years of California, were...
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ranger49
Oct 10, 2008

Brown Willy - The Highest Summit In Cornwall

Standing at 1378 feet, Brown Willy is the highest point in Cornwall, and offers resplendent vies of the area. It's a steep hike to the top and can be quite windy and cold, so be prepared. That said,...
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psychocy
Jun 01, 2004

A Pretty, if Snowy, Scene!

That morning, as I left Truro, located further down toward the tip of Cornwall, the road conditions in town were not very good. Even as I drove along the A30 toward Altarnun, I was beset with...
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Bwana_Brown
Apr 11, 2004
 
 
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'Bwana_Brown' Meets 'Geoff Wright' and 'pufuletz'

When Geoff and I were talking about the timing of my visit, he mentioned that he would also be picking up Romanian VT-member Julien that morning at about the same time. As it turned out, Geoff was...
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Bwana_Brown
Mar 27, 2004

Our Ancient Church

The church of St Nonna is mainly 15th Century, with a tower that soars to 105 feet. There are a few stones from the Norman church, including the fine massive font. Part of the roof retains its...
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Geoff_Wright
Mar 17, 2004

Jamaica Inn

The famous Jamaica Inn is only four miles to the west of Altarnun. This Inn used to be a coaching Inn, as it was impossible to cross the perilous Bodmin Moor during the hours of darkness.The Inn was...
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Geoff_Wright
Mar 17, 2004

Sky Watching

Not so much an activity, as you just have to gaze into the early evening sky, when the sun sinks slowly in the West. Some amazing sights!
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Geoff_Wright
Mar 17, 2004

The Countryside

Take a deep breath and look at our beautiful countryside! This picture is from near my home, towards Dartmoor, Devon. You can see for 25 miles or more.
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Geoff_Wright
Mar 17, 2004

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