Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

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Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

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IN POLDARK'S FOOTSTEPS POLDARK returns to our screens tomorrow and is expected to spark interest in visits gorgeous Cornwall, where the series is set.

Steeped in 600 years of history, Trelowarren on Cornwall's Lizard Peninsula features 18 five-star houses set in 1,000 acres of woodland. The estate is located in the heart of The Lizard, just ten minutes from Gunwalloe's Church Cove, the location for Poldark's beach fires and dramatic night time shipwrecks.

Just a few minutes from Trelowarren is Levant, which starred as the fictional Tressiders Rolling Mill and the perilously perched Wheal Owles which doubled as Wheal Leisure, Poldark's family mine.

Truro, the true inspiration for Winston Graham's Poldark story is just 20 minutes away, while a 40-minute drive takes you to Padstow, where some of Poldark's cliff-top action took place, as well as Porthcothan, also known as Poldark's fictional Nampara Cove. …

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