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Rosamunde Pilcher Cornwall Tours
Specialist Tours of the locations of Rosamunde Pilcher's novels. Visit the beautiful county of Cornwall and discover the real life villages, houses and coves of Pilcher's imagination.
St Michael’s Mount Explore the amazing island world of St Michael’s Mount and discover legend, myth and over a thousand years of incredible history. Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims and walk the causeway at low water or enjoy a short motor boat trip when the tide is in.
Featured in 'Shell Seekers' and 'Coming Home.'
Penzance & Land's End Enjoy lunch in Penzance with its many great cafés and restaurants. Penzance has a diverse range of architectural styles and is featured in films such as 'Snow Storm in Spring', 'Reflections', 'Summer on the Sea', 'The Empty House' and 'Looking to the Horizon'. Travel on to Land’s End, the most southerly point in the UK.
Continue along the coast towards Lamorna which is situated at the end of a beautiful wooded valley. Lamorna is famous for its artistic connections with the Newlyn School of Artists. This lovely setting has a small pretty cove with stunning views seen in the 'Shell Seekers'. Take time to stop off at the dramatic Minack Theatre carved in to the cliffs above Porthcurno beach, watch an afternoon or an evening performance with the sea as a backdrop.
Porthleven and Mullion Take the time to browse the craft shops and art galleries of Porthleven and enjoy an outstanding ice-cream at 'Nauti But Ice.' Stop off at Mullion Cove and enjoy lunch or why not visit Trenance Chocolate Factory and watch hand made chocolates being made?
Prideaux Place Elizabethan Manor within extensive grounds, which includes a deer park. Prideaux Place has been the home of the Prideaux-Brune family for approximately 400 years. Enjoy a guided tour and traditional Cornish Cream Tea in the tea shop of this film location where eight German Rosamunde Pilcher films are based. Mr Prideaux-Brune has made eight cameo appearances during filming at his home! 'Four Seasons,' 'Shell Seekers,''Winds Across the sea,''End of Summer', 'Coming Home'.
Pencarrow at Washaway,'The Weekend' & 'The Red Dress'
Bodmin & Wenford Railway 'Nancherrow'
Mount Edgcumbe House, Torpoint setting for 'Miles Cameron'.
Rosamunde Pilcher was born in Lelant, Cornwall in 1924. Pilcher began her writing career in 1949 as an author of Mills and Boon romances under the name Jane Fraser. She published ten such novels, the last, 'The Keeper's House', in 1963.
Her novels the 'Shell Seekers' and 'September' topped the New York Times bestseller lists, remaining there for months to prove their extraordinary staying power. Her unsurpassed storytelling skills and remarkable talent are equally portrayed in her rich, romantic and satisfying stories.