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The Cornwall Crusader Tour

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Trip Type: Backpacker Tour
Tour Cost: $359 ($339 students)
Departs from: London
Duration: 5 days

Tags: $500 or less Tours, 4-7 days, England & Scotland Tours, Haggis Adventures, Small Group Tour


5 day tour to the edge of Britain and follow in the footsteps of King Arthur through England's West Country and beyond into Cornwall with it's rugged cliffs and crashing waves!

Explore the remains of ancient civilisations from 5000-year-old Stonehenge, through Roman Bath, haunting Dartmoor and onto the ruins of Tintagel Castle where the Arthurian legend was born! After reaching Land’s End, it's time to party the night away at the UK's surfing capital - Newquay!

Discover more about the distinctive Cornish culture and their historic struggle for independence. Marvel at the mysterious Bodmin Moor before allowing tempting and tantalising your taste buds with the promise of local favourites such as Cornish Pasties and scrumpy cider.

The Cornwall Crusader is a relaxed and chilled out tour allowing you to escape from the fast pace of city living and taking you to the very edge of the world!

Day: 1 | Location: London to Cheddar

Depart London and travel west to Salisbury Cathedral then onto Stonehenge, the UK’s most famous and mysterious stone circle. Then explore the dramatic Cheddar Gorge. zzz Cheddar

Day: 2 | Location: To Newquay

Spend the morning exploring the wilds of Dartmoor National Park before making your way into Cornwall and the chance of a trek to Dozemary Pool, made famous by King Arthur. Then you'll head to Newquay the UK’s surf capital and your base for two nights. zzz Newquay.

Day: 3 | Location: Cornwall

The whole day is spent in Cornwall performing ancient rituals around the mysterious standing stones, doing scenic coastal walks, attempting to speak some Cornish, visiting the amazing Minack Theatre and stopping at the most westerly tip of Great Britain, Land’s End. After a busy day you’ll be able to have a night out to remember! Newquay zzz

Day: 4 | Location: Newquay to Bath

Leave the sand and surf behind to visit Tintagel, the birthplace of King Arthur. The group will then travel east through Devon into Somerset to Glastonbury where King Arthur is buried, Stopping for the night in the historic and beautiful city of Bath. zzz Bath

Day: 5 | Location: Bath to London

Spend the morning visiting the Roman Baths and wandering around admiring some of the finest examples of Georgian architecture in the UK. Feel like you have travelled back in time in the village of Lacock and then onward to one of the most impressive standing stone circles at Avebury before returning to London.

Departs London every second Monday, May - October
TOUR CHECK- IN: 07.15am
RETURNS: APPROX 18.00pm

What’s included?

An unforgettable adventure with like-minded travellers, transport and your very own legendary tour guide!

What’s not included?

Meals and entrance fees are not included allowing you to keep your option open. We book accommodation for you in hostel dorms and all you have to do is pay for this when you arrive at the hostel. This usually costs between £15-£17 per person per night.

*Unfortunately for all tours departing London private rooms or upgrades are not an option as all rooms are dorms.

Join our award-winning tours and enjoy the adventure of a lifetime!

We've only ever had one aim - to provide the best possible adventures in Scotland, England & Wales for independent travellers! Every member of our team shares our passion for their country and travel, have travelled extensively themselves and know what it's really like to travel on a budget. To our team, travel is not a job - it's our passion. While others work to live - we live to travel!

We’re fanatical about making sure that every day, every single HAGGiS trip is the best we've ever run. We passionately believe our country is magnificent - it's our mission to help you love it like we do!

PASSIONATE team: We're proud that over the years our team has earned a reputation for being the best in the world - the experts! Perhaps that's why more travellers trust us with their precious travel time than any other backpacker travel company in Europe.

LEGENDARY crew: This might be your first visit to the UK and we are determined to make it so good, it won’t be your last! Therefore, it's important that the people who know it best show you around - the locals. Our guides are all young, superbly trained, highly entertaining, local characters with a knowledge and understanding of our country that is second to none. Widely recognised as the best trained, and world renowned for their professionalism these guys are the best there are!

GORGEOUS vehicles: Our distinctive yellow buses are welcomed throughout the Highlands. Just because you're travelling on a budget doesn't mean you have to compromise on safety or comfort. That's why we use Mercedes Benz midi-coaches, the latest models custom-built for touring. Famously yellow and named after our legendary crew, our buses all have eco-friendly (low-emission) engines, BIG windows, BIG sound systems and are ideally suited for your comfort. Perfect for that legendary HAGGiS atmosphere!

FANTASTIC reliability: HAGGiS Adventures are renowned for their reliability; after all, if we booked a tour we'd expect it to run too. Especially if you have travelled from the other side of the world! We do NOT operate a minimum numbers policy so once you book you will travel - guaranteed! Since 1993, the year we started, we have never EVER cancelled a tour!

AWESOME reputation: 15 years experience - HAGGiS is the longest running backpacker tour company in the UK and thousands of people have experienced our commitment to quality in that time. Don't just take our word for it. Over 99% of our passengers recommend us. We are also proud to have had some of our achievements recognised officially. We have numerous awards and our tours are rated as 5 stars by VisitScotland; see our AWARDS section.



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Tour Highlights

  • Explore the remains of ancient civilisations from 5000-year-old Stonehenge, through Roman Bath, haunting Dartmoor and onto the ruins of Tintagel Castle where the Arthurian legend was born!
  • Party the night away at the UK's surfing capital - Newquay!
  • Discover more about the distinctive Cornish culture and their historic struggle for independence.
  • Marvel at the mysterious Bodmin Moor before tempting and tantalising your taste buds with the promise of local favourites such as Cornish Pasties and scrumpy cider.

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