Tours and Itineraries

Salute to Cornwall: United Allies D-Day tour

£1,839.60 inc. VAT


Salute To Cornwall. Spectacular D Day 75th anniversary tour including a House Party at The Vean, Caerhays Estate. Sat 1st June- Sat 8th June 2019. Price is per person.





Welcome to our D-Day Tour “Salute To Cornwall” United Allies, incorporating a stay at The Residence at Bolenna.

7 night stay at our luxury boutique bed and breakfast The Residence at Bolenna. Featuring tours of all the important D Day United Allies landmarks. Also take in some of the Great Gardens of Cornwall, with talks by the owners and head gardeners, as well as highlights of the famous POLDARK TV filming locations with expert Karen Colam.

Samples itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival at the Residence at Bolenna from 2.00pm. (transfers to be arranged on request).

4.00pm: Cream tea and welcome by Karen Colam

7.00pm: Dinner

Day 2:

9.30 am: The Lost Gardens of Heligan tour. Followed by time in their excellent gift shop.

12.00 noon: Drive to Charlestown Harbour for lunch and Poldark tour of Historic port.

2.30: Drive to Lanhydrock for guided tour of the house and talk on its wartime and Poldark connections.

5.00: Scenic drive back to Perranporth for Dinner.


Day 3:

9.30 am: Caerhays Garden tour

Followed by lunch in the Castle

1.30pm: Depart for Tregothnan estate. Home of Lord Falmouth and one of the largest private gardens in the country. Tour of the garden by Head Gardener followed by home-grown Tregothnan estate cream tea with tea talk by Jonathan Jones.

Return to The Residence at Bolenna for drinks and Dinner.


Day 4:

9.30 am: depart for Trebah Garden tour, taking in the D-Day Tour United Allies embarkation points for the 29th Infantry on their way to Normandy.

12.00 noon: Lunch at Trebah then drive to Falmouth to take the Enterprise Boat up the River Fal, past Trelissick, home of the late Sir Ralph Daniel, The Smugglers Moorings; where Eisenhower was billeted prior to the D-Day invasion and where he signed off the final assault plans and finally on to Truro for a Poldark related walk through the city.

5.30pm: Transfer back to Perranporth for Dinner


Day 5:

9.30pm: Depart for North Coast to first visit Holywell Bay. A main attraction for POLDARK devotees, Holywell also played a very significant role in WWII. See Penhale Camp for the last time before its demolition.

12.00 noon: Lunch in Perranporth, home of Poldark’s Cornwall, the real Wheal Leisure mine and Churchill’s Secret Army. Our D-Day tour will take in Perranporth airfield where there was stationed a squadron of Spitfires that flew as air cover for D-Day assault craft.

4.00pm: Drive to Wheal Coates & walk to St Agnes Head, this is not only hallowed ground for Poldark fans but also the site of Cameron Camp where US Rangers trained for their assault on the Pointe Du Hoc.

5.30pm: After a location spotting drive back through St Agnes we return to The Vean for Dinner, Drinks and perhaps some board games.


Day 6:

9.30: A coastal walk to Mevagissey to enjoy the ambience of this little shopping village with its lovely galleries and local produce or to The Nare on Carne Beach for lunch at the Quarterdeck.


Day 7:

A leisurely start to the morning:

10.30 am : Depart for Bodmin Moor and an exclusive visit to “NAMPARA”, the home of the Poldarks.

1.00pm: Lunch at The St Tudy Inn.

2.00pm: Guided tour of world famous Camel Valley Vineyard

5.00pm: return to Perranporth for drinks and Farewell Supper


Saturday 8th June:

11.00am: Check out of The Residence at Bolenna and transfer to onward travel.

Price per person (based on two sharing a room and including 5* Bed and Breakfast at The Residence at Bolenna, all tour transport, guides, lectures and entrance fees to Gardens and Houses, but excluding lunches and alcoholic drinks) is: £1,839.60


Book Now:

Secure your place on this United Allies D-Day tour with a 20% deposit with the balance payable in five monthly instalments of £246.00 per month. Full balance to be paid one month before.

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