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Poldark Series 4, episode 5 aired on 8th July 2018 on the BBC in the UK. This gripping episode was packed full of drama.

Penberth Cove from the Coast Path

Penberth Cove from the Coast Path

This blog post will help you find all of the Cornish filming locations used in this episode. As always, we have written this in a way to prevent spoilers.

For those of you who would like to visit Cornwall and the Poldark locations, we have added some quick links to show you local places to stay and dine near to each location. Printed copies of our maps are available for free at the businesses shown, so you may want to pop in and pick one up. Please note that the locations are spread all over Cornwall so the links are different.

Gwennap Head - From Coast Path

Gwennap Head – from the Coast Path

So, here we go for episode 5…

  • In the opening scene, Demelza plays games with the children on the beach. This was filmed at Holywell Bay – Click here for local places to stay and here for local places to eat. Additional local information, plus a free to download tourist map can be found here.
  • Sam and Demelza discuss a malnourished child outside Wheal Grace Mine. The actual location for this was Wheal Owles Mine – Click here for local places to stay and here for local places to eat. Additional local information, plus a free to download tourist map can be found here.
  • The short scene where Rosina Hoblyn is repairing fishing nets and Drake Carne approaches her to discuss their relationship was filmed at Penberth Cove – Click here for local places to stay and here for local places to eat. Additional local information, plus a free to download tourist map can be found here.
  • Demelza, Drake and Sam walk along the spectacular clifftops at Gwennap Head – Click here for local places to stay and here for local places to eat. Additional local information, plus a free to download tourist map can be found here.
  • Rosina Hoblyn and her Father are met by Demelza, Drake and Sam at the fictionary village called Sawle which is actually Penberth Cove – Click here for local places to stay and here for local places to eat. Additional local information, plus a free to download tourist map can be found here.

Penberth Stepping Stones

Penberth Stepping Stones

  • The funeral procession took place across the clifftops at Gwennap Head – Click here for local places to stay and here for local places to eat. Additional local information, plus a free to download tourist map can be found here.
  • The bride-to-be and her bridesmaids are seen happily crossing the stepping stones at Penberth Cove just before the wedding is due to take place. The bride-to-be meets with her beloved in the same location near the slipway – Click here for local places to stay and here for local places to eat. Additional local information, plus a free to download tourist map can be found here.
  • Demelza and Sam offer fresh food to the local children at Sawle Village (Penberth Cove) and then have a conversation with Rosina’s Father – Click here for local places to stay and here for local places to eat. Additional local information, plus a free to download tourist map can be found here.
  • Drake walks alone across the beautiful beach at Holywell Bay – Click here for local places to stay and here for local places to eat. Additional local information, plus a free to download tourist map can be found here.
  • Ross Poldark and Sir Francis Bassett travel in a horse-drawn carriage across Bodmin Moor. This rugged and spectacular landscape boasts Brown Willy (the highest place in Cornwall) and Rough Tor, peaks on Bodmin Moor, which you can see in the background. Click here for local places to stay and here for local places to eat. Additional local information, plus a free to download tourist map can be found here.

Wheal Owles Mine at Sunset

Wheal Owles Mine at sunset

  • Demelza rides a horse alone across a beach at sunset. This was filmed at Holywell Bay – Click here for local places to stay and here for local places to eat. Additional local information, plus a free to download tourist map can be found here.

…and that’s it for Episode 5. Click here to read about Episode 4

Our competition where you can win a fantastic trip for four to Cornwall will be launched next week. You will stay at the luxury retreat Marthas Orchard and have your own private tour to the Poldark filming locations with the Elite Duchy Touring Company. This fantastic tour will also include your own private guided tour of The Historic Port of Charlestown, the location used to film the port and harbour scenes in all four of the Poldark series. Look out for this next week!