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Discover Celtic Cornwall – its Culture and History

Specialist Group Tour Operator & DMC for Cornwall & Isles of Scilly

Nestled in the southwestern corner of England, Cornwall is a captivating destination renowned for its stunning coastline, picturesque landscapes, and rich history. Beyond its natural beauty, Cornwall holds a deep-rooted Celtic heritage that dates back centuries. Embark on a journey through Celtic Cornwall to uncover the region’s intriguing culture, explore ancient sites, and learn about its historical connections with other countries in Europe. From mystical standing stones to vibrant festivals, Cornwall offers a fascinating glimpse into its Celtic past.

We’d be pleased to answer any questions you have or to discuss the possibility of creating special interest, history and cultural tours for you or your clients.

Here are just a selection we can include in an itinerary

Tintagel Castle: Begin your Celtic adventure at Tintagel Castle, perched dramatically on the rugged North Cornwall coast. This legendary site is associated with the tales of King Arthur and holds significant historical and mythical importance. Explore the castle ruins, cross the iconic footbridge, and immerse yourself in the Arthurian legends that intertwine with Celtic folklore.

Bodmin Moor: Venture to the mystical Bodmin Moor, an ancient landscape dotted with granite tors and mysterious stone circles. This rugged moorland holds a wealth of Celtic history and legends. Visit the Hurlers Stone Circles, where folklore tells of a group of men turned to stone for playing the forbidden game of hurling on a Sunday.

The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic (Boscastle): Delve into Cornwall’s enchanting folklore at The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic in the picturesque village of Boscastle. Discover the history of witchcraft and explore artifacts, manuscripts, and spellbinding exhibits. Gain insight into the deep-rooted belief in magic and its connection to Celtic traditions and spirituality.

St. Piran’s Day Festival (Perranporth): Immerse yourself in Cornish culture at the St. Piran’s Day Festival, celebrated on March 5th each year. Join the lively festivities in Perranporth, honoring Cornwall’s patron saint, St. Piran. Enjoy traditional Cornish music, dance, and processions, showcasing the pride and resilience of the Cornish people and their Celtic heritage.

Isles of Scilly: Embark on a voyage to the Isles of Scilly, an archipelago off Cornwall’s coast with a unique cultural identity. These stunning islands have strong historical connections with Ireland, Wales, and Brittany, forming part of the Celtic nations. Explore ancient burial chambers, visit the charming island communities, and soak up the tranquility and Celtic charm that permeate the islands.

Cornish Language and Music: Delve into the Celtic language revival in Cornwall by discovering the Cornish language, known as Kernewek. Attend workshops, classes, or events that celebrate and promote the revitalization of this ancient language. Additionally, experience the melodic tunes of traditional Celtic music at local pubs or during festivals, embracing the cultural richness of Cornwall.

About Us

Based in Cornwall we’re the only full service destination management company for our region. Recommended partner of Visit Cornwall, the official tourism board, we work with tour operators, travel agents and individual group leaders offering it as part of complete packages that can include London, Southern England and the rest of the UK & Ireland.

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