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Mon, 20 May

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Cornwall, UK

Cornwall at Pentillie Castle (Club Tour)

We call this our Backwater “House Party” Tour – it’s our most popular tour in fact, perhaps because of its unique concept. We’ve booked, as always, all the bedrooms at Pentillie Castle so we will have exclusive use for the duration of our tour.

 Cornwall at Pentillie Castle (Club Tour)
 Cornwall at Pentillie Castle (Club Tour)

Time & Location

20 May 2024, 15:00 – 24 May 2024, 11:00

Cornwall, UK

About the event

Pentillie Castle is quite simply one of the most relaxing places you will ever stay. It has also been used as a location for the TV production of ‘Delicious’ starring Dawn French and Emilia Fox.

We will have three runs; across Dartmoor, to the Eden Project or the Lost Gardens of Heligan, and to the North Cornwall coast.

The Lost Gardens of Heligan has a network of magical gardens, woodland walks and farmland brimming with interest and intrigue; Lost to the brambles of time since the outbreak of WWI, this Sleeping Beauty was re-awakened in 1990 to become Europe’s largest garden restoration project. Today Heligan’s 200 acres are a paradise for the explorer, wildlife, plant lover and garden romantic.

The Eden Project allows you to explore massive, covered Biomes to trek through the world’s largest indoor rainforest and immerse yourself in the calm fragrance of the Mediterranean Biome.

Brief tour overview…

  • DAY 1: Arrival at Pentillie Castle & Tour Briefing
  • DAY 2: ‘Dartmoor’ Run with optional visit to Dartmoor Prison & Museum
  • DAY 3: ‘The Lost Gardens of Heligan’ Run OR ‘Eden Project’ Run
  • DAY 4: ‘Bucket & Spade’ Run
  • DAY 5: Tour end & departure

What's Included

  • 4 Nights at Pentillie Castle, Saltash
  • Welcome talk from the owner, with Tea & Cake
  • Welcome drink before dinner on the first night
  • Breakfast each morning at the hotel
  • Dinner each evening at the hotel
  • 2 Coffee Stops
  • 3 Organised Runs
  • Optional Backwater Classic Car Tours Photo Competition
  • Optional Visit to Dartmoor Prison & Museum
  • Optional Visit to The Lost Gardens of Heligan OR Eden Project
  • Detailed Road Book
  • Commemorative Tour Rally Plate
  • Car Parking at Hotel
  • Services of a Backwater Classic Car Tours Representative throughout the tour

What's Not Included

  • Admission for optional attractions
  • All drinks, to accommodate individual preferences

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