Polruan Taxi offers various escorted tours of Cornwall*:
The Historic Cornwall tour; The Pre
Historic Cornwall tour; The Religious Cornwall Tour; Arthurian
Cornwall Tour; Or the special Byways and Backwaters Mystery Tour.
All itineraries can be agreed in advance - or all can be left a
Polruan taxi offers personalized escorted tours of the byways
and backwaters of Cornwall, taking you to places others cannot
reach! For passengers on cruise liners visiting Fowey, we can take
you to see the site of the real Tristan and Isolde (Yseult)’s
romance, to the mock-Gothic ramparts of Caerhays Castle or the
primeval woodlands around the Treffrey viaduct.
If you have a whole day, we can take you to the far west where the
ruins of the tin mines sit stark like memento mori of Cornwall’s
erstwhile wealth, to the Iron Age village of Chysauster , the
beauties of Sennen and Mousehole and the miracle of one woman’s
vision and enterprise, Rowena Cade’s Minack Theatre, after a
sandwich at the Lamorna Wink!.
For lovers, we can buy oysters fresh from the Fowey River, a bottle
of Camel Valley ‘fizz’ which now surpasses real Champagne in
international competitions and dine ‘al fresco’ on any of the north
coast beaches, watching the all-weather surfers.
Or for the religious, visit the remarkable array of holy sites, from
the wells and woods of the old religion, through the 13th and 14th
century Christian churches that were often built on the same ancient
sites, to following in the footsteps of John Wesley as he brought
Methodism to the eternally non-conformist Cornish.
Big Houses, like Lanhydrock or Trelissick, wonderful gardens
throughout the county, Ports and harbours, such as Charlestown where
the square-riggers live- all declare man’s attempt to harness
Cornwall’s natural power and wealth but, if you come for a walk by
Golitha Falls on the River Fowey, it is soon evident which is the