From Poldark to James Bond, Cornwall's beauty is a favourite backdrop for the small and big screen.

Holywell Bay

6 miles

This huge beach of golden sand backed by grass tufted dunes is a perfect example of the north coast’s wide open bays. With its iconic twin peaked Gull Rock just off shore, it has been used for many encounters between Poldark’s Ross, Demelza and sworn enemy George Warleggan.



16 miles

Poldark lovers will recognise Charlestown near St Austell< Famed for its collection of tall ships and traditional appearance, Charlestown has long caught the attention of film location scouts. As well as standing in for Poldark’s Truro, it also plays the role of Falmouth where Captain Andrew Blamey lives and sails from.


Pencarrow House

20 miles

Pencarrow House and Gardens lies at the foot of a sweeping valley between Bodmin and Wadebridge. The largely Georgian mansion is still owned and occupied by descendants of the family who settled there in the 1500s. Open to the public, Pencarrow House is a great day out for families, history enthusiasts, nature and garden lovers.


Prideaux Place

18 miles

Location for 16 Rosumunde Pilcher films, Prideaux Place is a site of living history on the beautiful North Cornish coast. Since its completion in 1592 the same family have lived in this charming Elizabethan manor. Take a tour of the house or stroll in the tranquil grounds overlooking the ancient deer park.


Porthcurno Beach

40 miles

Described by some as being a paradise, Porthcurno, located in the far west of Cornwall has won many awards and it’s easy to see why. With gorgeous fine soft white sand washed by a sea that turns turquoise in the sun and high cliffs on both sides providing shelter, it’s an oasis of stunning natural beauty.


Minack Theatre

42 miles

The Minack is a unique theatre perched on the cliffs high above the Atlantic ocean, with a full programme of drama, musicals and opera every summer, together with music, comedy and story-telling.
Open all year round for you to explore this amazing place and discover the incredible story of Rowena Cade who created the theatre.