4th August - South Coast Sojourn II

Embark in Portland to uncover some hidden gems of the South coast, the magical Isles of Scilly and the delights of the Bristol Channel.

Wednesday, 4th August.

When embarkation was complete, we set sail from Portland, around Portland Bill on passage to Plymouth.

Thursday, 5th August.

We berthed in Plymouth for the day where guests enjoyed a coach tour of Plymouth and visited The Box which included an exhibition about the Mayflower Pilgrims. 

Following lunch on board, guests travelled to Mount Edgcumbe House for an afternoon visit.

We remained alongside overnight in Plymouth.

Friday, 6th August.

After an early morning sail, we arrived in Fowey where guests explored the town.

Our afternoon visit was to the Lost Gardens of Heligan before setting sail for Falmouth where we remained overnight.

Saturday, 7th August.

From Falmouth, guests enjoyed a morning tour of Pendennis Castle, one of Henry VIII's finest coastal fortresses which has defended Cornwall since Tudor times and played a vital role during the two World Wars.

In the afternoon guests embarked on a walking tour of Truro including the Cathedral. 

We remained alongside overnight in Falmouth.

Sunday, 8th August.

Guests spent the morning exploring Falmouth and visiting the National Maritime Museum, before a relaxing afternoon cruise on passage towards the Isles of Scilly. 

We anchored overnight off the Isles of Scilly.

Monday, 9th August.

Spending a full day at the Isles of Scilly, guests went ashore on Tresco for a morning visit to the Tresco Abbey Gardens.

After lunch on board, the local boat took guests ashore at St Mary’s to go on the Garrison walking tour.

We remained at anchor overnight off the Isles of Scilly. 

Tuesday, 10th August.

After spending the morning cruising on passage towards Lundy Island, we circumnavigated the island and landed guests ashore for afternoon walks.

Wednesday, 11th August.

Guests disembarked at Queen Alexandra Dock in Cardiff after breakfast and we wish them a safe journey home. Haste ye back!