Poldark returns to the small screen

09/06/2017
The third series of Poldark returns to BBC 1 on Sunday 11th June, 2017.  Both the previous series have proved hugely popular not only for fans of the epic programme but also for visitors to the County of Cornwall.

Filming took place some time ago and wherever you choose to stay in the county, you are sure to never be far from one of the many locations used for filming.  Staying at one of our great Cornish B&B's or Self Catering cottages provides an ideal base for touring Poldark country!
Rugged Bodmin moor was used for filming the exterior of Ross Poldark's cottage as well as many of the miners cottages.  Several of the horseback scenes were also filmed with the backdrop of the stunning Cornish moorland.

Further towards the centre of the County and close to the world famous Eden project, the pretty harbour of Charlestown was used due to its traditional appearance and tall ships on display.

National Trust properties and land also formed the backdrop for much of the filming.  Part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage site, Botallick in the west of the county was used for some of the mining scenes and just north east of Botallick is the Levant mine and beam engine that also feature in the series and is owned by the National Trust.  Several other beaches of golden sands, coves, harbours and clifftops belonging to the National Trust were also used including Porthcurno, Gwennap Head, Porthgwarra, Kynance cove, Gunwalloe, Porthcothan and the Lizard.
 
A Poldark beach can also easily be incorporated into the itinerary.  The large span of golden sands that form Holywell beach on the North coast is where some of the scenes involving Ross, Damelza and arch enemy, George Warleggan were filmed.  Further cliff scenes were also filmed around the Padstow area making a visit to one of the most iconic Cornish towns and addition to an already packed itinerary.

For more information on some of these fabulous locations, visit the Poldark page on the BBC website.

So, why not stay in one of our great Farm Stay Self Catering cottages or B&B's and incorporate a Poldark tour with a rural location where a warm welcome and plenty of Cornish countryside tales are sure to await you!  
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