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Group & Individual Travel Specialist for Cornwall, Isles of Scilly and Southern England

Do you have a minimum or maximum group size?

We have a minimum group size of 8, but no maximum. We are happy to cater for groups both large and small in Cornwall and throughout the UK offering a wide range accommodation from budget, 3-star to 5-star luxury hotels, transport and all ground services you require.

How far in advance should I book my group trip?

There is no hard and fast rule, although some destinations such as Cornwall are popular and book up quickly. Starting your planning as soon as possible will give you the widest range of accommodation options and the best prices. Get in touch with us to help you with the timescales you need to consider.

Do you offer complete group travel packages?

Cornwall DMC is a full-service group tour operator offering you a single price for your group tour with all required elements included. You'll have peace of mind that we can deal with all aspects of your trip from airport pick-ups, hotels bookings, visits to attractions, guides and much more.

Do you work with tour operators and travel agents?

We are Cornwall's only full-service DMC and have worked with agents, tour operators, group leaders from around the world. Creating a range of products from special interest tours for small luxury groups through to large FIT programmes and group series for leading travel companies.

What's the best time of year to visit Cornwall with a group?

Cornwall really is a year-round destination, but for groups the best months are April, May and June in the Spring and early Summer as well September and October in the Autumn offering the chance to explore the coast and the county's many other attractions without the crowds. Group space in hotels can also be secured more easily and prices are cheaper than the peak months of July and August when Cornwall becomes the number 1 holiday destinations for families in the UK.

Is Cornwall an expensive destination for groups?

Cornwall does now offer some of the best 4 & 5-star hotels in the UK, but for those on a tighter budget there is a huge variety of cheaper options. We work with a range of partners from luxury boutique hotels by the sea to great value 3-star hotels, as well as youth hostels, campus and self-catering accommodation.

Do you offer Poldark and Doc Martin tours for groups?

We can create a bespoke itinerary for groups large and small to visit locations and places featured in TV series such as Poldark and Doc Martin as well as films set in Cornwall and throughout the Southern England. Experience the stunning coastal scenery and quaint fishing villages that has captivated viewers from around the world.

Can I take a group to the Isles of Scilly?

One of Cornwall's hidden gems the Isles of Scilly is the perfect group travel destination for those looking for something unique and special. We are the only specialist group organiser for the Isles of Scilly based in Cornwall. We can offer a full travel service to the islands including transfers by ferry, plane or helicopter, hotel accommodation, guides and a full itinerary to suit the interest of your group.

Is Cornwall a good destination for Corporate Events & Incentive Travel?

Cornwall offers everything you need for the perfect event or incentive travel with a combination of top-class accommodation, stunning scenery, a range of attractions and memorable experiences. Getting to Cornwall is easier than ever with 4 times a day flights from Heathrow and a variety of other UK airports including Manchester, Liverpool and London Southend. Also, international flights from Dublin, Cork, Copenhagen, Düsseldorf and Stuttgart. Train services are available from around the UK to Truro and Penzance in the heart of Cornwall, as well as a sleeper service from Paddington.

Do you offer group travel outside Cornwall?

Yes, we do. We can offer you a tour combining a Cornwall tour with any other part of the UK or, in fact, anywhere in the rest of Europe. We have experience in offering a complete group travel service throughout England, Scotland and Wales for clients from around the world and in the UK.

Can you offer a tour manager in Cornwall?

Yes, if your group requires a tour manager to coordinate all aspects of your tour we can help. Our manager will handle travel arrangements and the timings of visits and activities so everything runs smoothly.

Do you cater for disabilities?

Let us know the details of any specific requirements members of your group have and we will select hotels with tried and tested disabled facilities. These include fully wheelchair accessible bedrooms and bathrooms and fully accessible public spaces throughout.

Are guided tours of Cornwall available?

We can offer experienced local blue badge guides and driver guides with a depth of knowledge to give insights and information that brings Cornwall to life. Whatever the interests of your group our guides bring passion to their subject that will create a memorable tour.

Do you offer expert guides in overseas languages?

We can offer experienced guides and driver guides in all major languages including French, German, Italian, Dutch, Swedish and many others.

Do you organise walking or cycling tours of Cornwall?

Cornwall is the ideal place to take a walking and cycling tour and we have experience in both guided and unguided groups. We can develop a bespoke itinerary taking advantage of the famous South West Coastal Path taking including sights such as Land's End, St Michael's Mount and the Lizard Peninsula. You can travel to a new location each day or we can arrange transport from a central point. Accommodation can be in a luxury 5-star hotel or budget accommodation to suit your requirements.

Do you work with individuals and families?

We offer a personalised luxury travel service for both individuals and families. Our service includes sourcing the perfect accommodation for you whether it's a stunning hotel by the sea, an amazing self-catering holiday rental or even a stay in a historic country house. We can organise guided tours and day trips, tickets to events, adrenaline fuelled activities or luxury spa days. Just let us know your requirements.

What are Cornwall's most beautiful places for a group to visit?

It's so difficult to come up with a definitive list - where do you start, where do you stop? Cornwall has so much to offer; from iconic sights like St Michael's Mount and Land's End, to small fishing villages such as Polperro and Cadgwith, surfing towns like Newquay and Bude to small cozy villages inland. Let us know you group's requirements and we can create a bespoke itinerary for your holiday.

Can you offer group hotel rates in Cornwall?

Arranging large group bookings can be a headache, but our experienced team is here to make it easy for you. With our extensive network of hotel partners, we can negotiate the most competitive room rates. For larger groups we can give discounts and a free room for the group organiser or driver guide for tour operators. To find out more just get in touch with your request.

Can you offer Cornwall self-catering accommodation for groups?

If you're looking for a large holiday cottage rental for a family or group we have a huge selection of properties in Cornwall. From historic country houses to luxury 5 star self-catering properties by the seas. For larger groups we offer a selection of options from budget hostels, campus accommodation to the ultimate luxury lodges in locations such as St Ives, Falmouth and Newquay.

What are the best luxury hotels for groups?

Cornwall is now regarded as one the UK's premier luxury destinations and home to some of its highest rated 4 and 5 star luxury hotels. Set both in stunning coastal and countryside locations they offer the perfect setting for group events and holidays. Using our local network of hotel partners we can offer a selection of the best with special offers and packages. We offer a complete service including luxury transport, guides, private dining and much more.

Are there direct flights to Cornwall?

Cornwall has never been better connected by air with direct routes from around the UK, Ireland, Germany, Denmark, Portugal and Spain. And a new four times daily flights to London Heathrow means that a host indirect services from around the world are available.

Can you offer group travel and coach hire in Cornwall?

We can offer a full range of coach hire and transport options in Cornwall and throughout the UK. From fully guided coach travel to airport transfers in a range of modern luxury coaches, minibuses or chauffeured limousines.

Can a group travel to Cornwall for a holiday in high season?

Accommodation in Cornwall in July and August is harder to book for groups, but with enough notice can be arranged. Prices can be substantially higher than in the Spring and Autumn, but fortunately there are a wide range of hotels in all price brackets. Through our network of partners, we’ll be able to offer the perfect hotel to fit your exact requirements. Please contact us for a no-obligation quote.

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