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What to expect

This is our basic Tin and Tan Tour model, which can be adapted dependent on the experience you wish to have

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Arrival

Arrive in Perranporth where you will have a meet and greet. Settle in to your accommodation for the night ready for your first day cycling the next day.

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Day 1

Up and ready for cycling. 

Perranporth to Tehidy Country Park 

Halfway meet point for welfare checks

and time for lunch

Tehidy to Marazion

Check in to your nights accommodation

Approx.TOTAL OF 26miles

Day 2

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Marazion to Lands End

Half way meet point for welfare checks and time for lunch

Explore Land's End! One of Britain's best loved landmarks, famous for its unique location, natural beauty and stunning scenery.

Lands End to St Just

Check in to your accommodation for the night

Approx. TOTAL OF 23miles

Day 3

St Just to St Ives 

Halfway meet for welfare checks and lunch

Wander through the maze of narrow cobbled streets, independent shops and galleries in the heart of St Ives.

St Ives to Praze an Beeble a cosy traditional village

Settle in for the night

Approx. TOTAL OF 23miles

Day 4

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Day 5

Have a relaxing morning in Porthtowan catching your breath before the 13 mile final cycle back to Perranporth, for your final celebration of your rewarding adventure

The afternoon can be spent relaxing or you may be heading home after the final farewell.

If you would like to stay this night this can be arranged. 

Approx. TOTAL OF 13miles

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Up and raring to go, cycle from Praze to Redruth, Devoran and Bissoe Valley 

Meet for welfare check and lunch, in the Bissoe Valley at Saint Piran Cycling Cafe 

Onwards to Portreath and Porthtowan for the night

Approx TOTAL OF 23miles

Our Tin & Tan Cycling Tour embodies the historic routes of Cornish tin mining and the dramatic coastlines with the heritage that is so special to the locals.

Our 5 day/5 night tour incorporates Perranporth, Hayle, Marazion, Penzance, Lands End, Pendeen, St Just, St Ives, Praze-an-Beeble, Camborne, Redruth, Devoran, Bissoe Valley,Portreath, and Porthtowan

A 7 day/7night tour which incorporates the Lizard Peninsula is available on request.

 

You will get to experience the dramatic scenery along the way, with opportunities to stop at some of the following places of Cornish pride:

Tehidy Country Park 

Tehidy is the largest area of woodland in West Cornwall. Now managed as a Country Park, Tehidy has over 9 miles (14.5km) of paths and 250 acres of peaceful woods and lakes to explore, together with a café and a picnic area.

St Michaels Mount

An ancient castle and a much loved family home. Together, the St Aubyn family and the National Trust care for the Mount's rich historic legacy and ensure it is safeguarded for future generations to enjoy. 

Heartlands

Heartlands, a 19-acre Cornish Mining World Heritage Site, it is a visitor attraction that embodies Cornish culture itself 

Minack Theatre

Lands End 

One of Britain’s best loved landmarks, famous for its unique location, natural beauty and stunning scenery

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