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Well, after all the waiting and exciting build up, we finally saw episode 1 of the new Poldark Series 4 last night on the BBC in the UK. It promised a lot and, yes, it did deliver! For those who saw it, this quick blog post explains where the Cornwall filming locations can be found and, for those who live overseas and have not seen it yet, we have written it in such a way that hopefully there are no spoilers. Ok so here we go, with links to download our free maps showing the different locations…

  • Opening scene where Ross walks out of the ocean – Filmed at Holywell Bay. More information about Holywell including a free map can be found here 
  • Demelza and Drake play with children on the clifftop – Filmed at Porth Loe. This location can be found about 1km north of Porthgwaara. More information about this area including a free map can be found here 
  • Wheal Owles as Wheel Grace mine – Filmed near Levant Mine on the north coast of the Penwith Peninsula. More information about this area including a free map can be found here 
  • A quick interlude shot across the magnificent cliffs at Bedruthan steps. More information about this area including a free map can be found here 
  • Back to Holywell Bay for the scene where Caroline and Dwight talk in the sand dunes whilst Ross & Demelza embrace on the beach. More information about Holywell including a free map can be found here 
  • Penberth Cove as Sawle Village where Jago Martin leaves the village. More information about Penberth Cove including a free map can be found here 
  • Gwennap Head for the aerial photos of Jago Martin being followed by Drake and Samual Carne. This location can be found about 1km north of Porthgwaara on this map. More information about this area including a free map can be found here 
  • Charlestown Harbour features as Truro Quay for the riot. More information including a map of town and local area can be found on here
  • Nampara cottage is near the town of St Breward – Ross rides home to see Demelza. More information about this area including a free map can be found here 
  • Ross rides his horse next to the cliffs at Predannack Wollas – This can be found 1km south of Mullion Cove. More information about this area including a free map can be found here
  • Ross rides his horse across the beach at Holywell Bay – More information about Holywell including a free map can be found here 
  • Demelza stands alone in rocks looking out to sea – More information about Holywell including a free map can be found here 

…and that’s it for Episode 1. We’ll bring you Episode 2 next week. We can’t wait!