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Poldark Series 4, episode 6 aired on 15th July 2018 on the BBC in the UK. This captivating episode was full of drama and emotion.

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.

Sawle Village - Real name Penberth Covee

Looking inland from the sea at Penberth Cove to the buildings used as Sawle Village

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.

Read more about the previous episode click here Episode 5

 

So, here we go for episode 6…

• In the opening scene, Demelza is filmed walking across the beach, reading a letter from her husband, Ross. This scene shows the truly stunning and popular filming location of Holywell Bay with Carter’s Rocks 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.

• Demelza has an impromptu meeting with Dwight Enys at Truro Harbour, with the fantastic tall ships in the background of the scene. The filming location is Charlestown harbour, and unspoilt port not far from St Austell which has retained much of its Georgian character – 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.

Poldark - Charlestown Harbour

The Historic Port of Charlestown used as Truro Quay in Poldark

Sam has a conversation with Rosina in Sawle Village, which is filmed at the charming 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.

The stunning backdrop of Bodmin Moor can be seen through the windows of the carriage as Ross, Caroline and Jeffrey Charles travel together – 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 spectacular rugged coastline is shown in all its glory in the aerial footage of Gwennap Head and then Holywell. Further shots of the beautiful Gwennap headland filming location are shown when Drake walks alone over the clifftops near the blow hole. There are a number of blow holes along the Cornish coast which are impressive natural features formed when a sea cave collapses leaving a large crater. Caution is needed – remember to always keep a safe distance away from these.

Drake and Sam pull a cart near the stepping stones over the river in Sawle Village before they are met by Rosina’s father. This is filmed at Penberth Cove, a charming little fishing village – 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 wonderful scene of Ross riding his horse up a hill was filmed as he rode out of Porth Loe towards Carn Guthensbras Headland – 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 slope to Carn Guthensbras which Ross Poldark rides his horse up

Poldark – Slope from Porth Loe to the Carn Guthensbras Headland

Demelza and Sam meet with Zacky Martin at wheal Grace Mine. The actual location for this is Wheal Owles Mine, a former tin mine situated on the clifftops near Botallack 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.

Caroline and Demelza are filmed walking along the quay at Truro Harbour. The filming location for this harbour scene is Charlestown Harbour – 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, Demelza and their dog, Garrick (Barley, is the actual name of this lurcher cross) walk across the beach before Ross and Demelza embrace. This beautiful filming location is 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.

Disused mine used as Wheal Grace in Poldark

Wheal Owles is a disused mine near Botallack which is used as Wheal Grace

…and that’s it for Episode 6. Click here to read about Episode 5

…and finally. Our competition to win a stay at Marthas Orchard with your own VIP guided tour of the Poldark filming locations in Cornwall will launch in a few days time, so watch this space.