Church Cove, Gunwalloe
The sandy beach at Church Cove, Gunwalloe on The Lizard provided the setting for one of Poldark's most dramatic scenes.
Charlestown near St Austell, famed for its collection of ships and traditional appearance, has long caught the attention of
location managers and for the filming of Poldark stood in for Cornwall’s city of Truro.
Once a thriving fishing cove, the beautiful Porthgwarra sits at the heart of St Aubyn Estates and boasts a peaceful existence
with its days surrounded by wildflowers and birdlife. The tunnel cut through the rock makes it perfect for swimming.
The cast and crew found themselves on Bodmin Moor for a large part of their time in Cornwall. Scenes featuring the exterior
of Ross Poldark’s cottage, Nampara, were shot here along with many capturing the cast on horseback.
Botallack to Levant: Location managers couldn’t resist the rich mining heritage of the stretch of west Cornwall coast linking Botallack and Levant.
Padstow area : Fans of north Cornwall will recognise the spectacular views
across the Camel Estuary and Tregirls beach, Porthcothan is hard to miss in the
scenes featuring Poldark’s fictional Nampara Cove.
St Agnes Head:
The engine houses perched on the cliff edge at St Agnes Head give a sense of the scale of the mining industry. In Poldark the
area was used to represent the Nampara Valley.