Tours

***I am now taking bookings for 2023. Please do not hesitate to contact me. Carolyn x  ***

I run tours in West Cornwall and on Bodmin Moor. As Follows:

West Cornwall Tours

Credit: Jamie Ashley

Are you interested in the ancient landscape of West Cornwall and how it relates to the night sky?  If so you may wish to go on an expert-led tour around the wonderful sites in West Penwith.

The tours can take you to see ancient stone circles, barrows, ancient settlements and much more.

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I take bookings through Airbnb experiences, click on the links below and you will be able to read lots of positive reviews of the walks.

Archaeoastronomy and heritage walk

Ancient Cornwall a Bronze Age walk

If you can’t find time to book through the experience page or want something slightly different – Please do get in direct contact.

I am very flexible and run tours for a variety of walking abilities and lengths.

1/2 day tours are £100 per group (max 8 people)

Full-day tours are £180 per group (max 8 people)

Tours for larger groups can be arranged, so please email to discuss your needs.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch through the contact form or

cornwallstargazer@gmail.com.

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Walking Tour example 1

A trip to Tregeseal

This is a half-day off-road circular walk. Visiting a number of ancient sites along the way, we shall make our way across Truthwall common to reach Tregeseal stone circle. Here Carolyn will tell you all about how this stone circle relates to the night sky. There are wonderful views along this walk of the Penwith peninsula. The walk takes between 2- 2.5 hours and is along rough trackways so sturdy shoes are required.

Walking Tour example 2

The northern moors and the moon

Visiting not one but two stone circle sites, this walk will take you on a trip around the northern moors near Carn Galver. Stops will include Nine Maidens and Men-an-Tol once more Carolyn will be on hand to show you how the ancients related these sites to the night sky. This is a half-day tour taking 2-3 hours completely off-road it will require the walker to wear sturdy shoes.

Bodmin Moor Tours

Tours of Bodmin moor to explore the ancient sites.

Head out onto the moors for a full day exploring the landscape, and visiting ancient sites. Examples of tours include The Hurlers and Craddock Moor circles and rows. The ancient landscape around Rough Tor. A full day tour is £180

Photography and ancient site tours in collaboration with Harry Fricker of DIORAMA DAYS

Showery Tor sunrise

I’m excited to offer new tours and workshops with photography expert Harry Fricker through Diorama Days. Join us on a spectacular photography adventure in the ancient landscape of Bodmin Moor. You will be able to learn about the archaeology of the area and the connectivity to the night sky where Harry builds your photography skills. This is a wonderful opportunity to either start a new hobby or brush up on your existing skills all while learning about the night sky, prehistoric landscape in the amazing dark sky reserve of Bodmin Moor. We can offer residential or non-residential. You get a full days of expert tuition all for £200

Bookings and lots more information can be made here: https://www.dioramadays.uk