BBC period drama, ‘Poldark’, starring Aiden Turner as Ross Poldark

Cornwall: the stunning setting for BBC period drama ‘Poldark’

The latest BBC period drama, ‘Poldark’, starring Aiden Turner as Ross Poldark, is set in the Cornish countryside and already attracting huge numbers - of both viewers and also visitors to this stunning county.

Mainly filmed in Cornwall, locations have included:

  • Charlestown near St Austell, a village and port well known for its Grade II listed harbour

  • Porthqwarra Cove, formerly a fishing cove and now a perfect place for a dip in the sea and picnic

  • Bodmin Moor, a granite moorland in north east Cornwall and the setting for the exterior shots of Ross Poldark’s cottage

  • Church Cove, Gunwalloe, a popular family beach and perfect watersports location, used for night time ship wreck scenes

  • St Agnes Head, with its breath-taking coastline, used as Nampara Valley in the programme

  • Padstow area for some more of the cliff scenes, including views across the Camel Estuary

Relive the Poldark experience

So if you fancy reliving the Poldark experience for yourself and exploring more of these areas, then why not come and stay in one of our holiday cottages in Cornwall?

Photo: Copyright BBC

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