Cornwall: England’s Hidden Treasure

Program No. 22431RJ
Venture to the famous Falmouth Harbor to learn about Cornwall’s 4,000-year-old history, from the ancient standing stones of Bodmin Moor to medieval castles and historic mines.

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At a Glance

Journey to the stunning sea-swept landscapes of Cornwall, England, where the rugged coastline and surrounding moorlands are home to over 4,000 years of fascinating history as well as some of the most gorgeous landscapes in all of England. Join an expert historian as you explore Cornwall’s most interesting sites, including medieval castles, a preserved Iron Age village and a historic tin mine. Discover the geological phenomenon of Land’s End, learn the legends of Bodmin Moor and its ancient stone monuments, and try the local delicacy — the humble Cornish Pasty!
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Participants must be able to walk and stand for up to two hours at a time.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • Join an expert historian to learn about Cornwall’s rich history at the Iron Age Chysauster Ancient Village and the ancient monuments of Bodmin Moor.
  • Learn about the Victorian-era Geevor Mine.
  • Explore two of Henry VIII’s iconic castles — the mighty fortress of Pendennis and the elaborate St Mawes.
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