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B E S P O K E TO U R S O F C O R N WA L L & THE SOUTH WEST OF ENGL AND


FINESSE CHAUFFEURS 11 Ash Close, St. Austell, PL24 2HD +44 (0)1726 810804  tours@finessechauffeurs.co.uk www.finessechauffeurs.co.uk


WELCOME TO FINESSE CHAUFFEURS

– your route to the ultimate relaxing holiday in Cornwall... We are Finesse Chauffeurs, a chauffeur company based in the South West of England offering a flexible, friendly and professional travel service. We have one simple aim: to make sure you enjoy a wonderful, relaxing trip.

places without having to worry about driving, or you simply fancy having a leisurely lunch with a glass or two of wine, we can be on hand to bring that extra piece of luxury to make your time in the South West truly memorable.

The South West is a beautiful part of the British Isles. From the honey-stoned cottages and rolling hills of The Cotswolds, to the dramatic and wild beauty of Dartmoor and Exmoor in Devon, to Cornwall with its breathtaking coastal scenery which inspired Poldark and Rosamunde Pilcher, there are many places to explore. This is a region which reveals the quintessential heart of England. For many who live in the city, it is like stepping back in time to a quieter, less frenetic age.

We can plan a time-efficient bespoke tour of the places you want to visit or you can choose one of our specially-themed tours, such as our very popular Poldark or Rosamunde Pilcher location tours.

With its rural winding roads, many of which date back to Roman times or before, car is by far the easiest way to get around the region. Here at Finesse Chauffeurs, we have many years’ experience in navigating narrow country roads. If you want to explore some spectacular new

If you want us on hand for a day or two when you fancy a trip further afield from where you are staying, or if you would like a chauffeur for the duration of your stay, we can work out an itinerary that suits you. We will even come and pick you up from an airport or hotel in or around London and bring you safely back in time for your return flight. Get in touch with us today for a free, no obligation conversation about how we can help you see the very best that the beautiful South West region of the UK has to offer.

Nicola & Mark

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Whatever your preference, our flexible & friendly service means you can sit back & let us take care of your travel arrangements


LONDON If you’re landing at one of the UK’s main London airports, why not let our friendly and professional chauffeurs meet you at the airport and take you on a relaxing journey to the Cotswolds, Devon or Cornwall. We offer a personalised service where we meet and greet you with a named board at your airport, station or hotel. Our service is designed to be flexible to meet your needs, so if you want to stop off and take in London’s iconic sites we can help to arrange this. Why not visit Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament? Or perhaps immerse yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, the final resting place for the great kings and queens of our past. You can also enjoy views over the River Thames taking in the modern sites such as the London Eye enroute before heading out of London on your journey to the South West. Whatever your preference, our flexible and friendly service means you can sit back and let us take care of your travel arrangements. Our vehicles are air conditioned, offer luxury leather seating to provide a relaxing journey. Enjoy complimentary mineral water and snacks and we can ensure your favourite British newspaper is available. Our cars are incredibly comfortable, so if you’re tired from your journey and want to take a nap, let us know and we will provide comfortable blankets and cushions.

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THE COTSWOLDS Tours through the Cotswolds are a speciality for us because we know and love the area. We can arrange some truly special days out for you. The quintessential Cotswolds villages all have their own unique character. From Broadway, Stow-on-the-Wold, Moreton-in-Marsh, Chipping Norton and Woodstock, there are plenty of historic villages to explore. Discover the pretty village of Bourton-on-Water with its picturesque river and museums or perhaps take us up on the opportunity to enjoy tea with the butler at Blenheim Palace, famously the birthplace of Winston Churchill. We’re happy to arrange a bespoke tour to suit your time-frame and interest. For example, we can also arrange a special tour around the Bodleian Library, one of the oldest libraries in Europe and the main research library of the University of Oxford.

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The city of Bath, famed as the location of the rediscovered ancient Roman baths, is another beautiful location to visit. We will create the perfect itinerary for you, one that is tailored to your requirements. Whether you would prefer to try some of the famous old ales in traditional British pubs, take a tour around the Roman baths, or indulge in some of the top designer boutiques, we will adapt your itinerary to suit your wishes.

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We will adapt your itinerary to suit your wishes


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For those who would like to step back in time, we recommend a trip to Clovelly


DEVON A tour of the South West would not be complete without a stop-off in Devon with its wild and dramatic moors, tranquil woodlands and rivers and beautiful coastal scenery. We can drive you along the A39 Atlantic Highway, stopping off at Dartmoor or Exmoor enroute. If you would like to enjoy fine food, or a decadent English afternoon tea, we can organise a stop at Gidleigh Park Hotel with its elegant and intimate Michelin-starred restaurant or perhaps stop over at Bovey Castle, an award-winning luxury 5 star hotel in the heart of Dartmoor National Park. For those who would like to step back in time, we recommend a trip to Clovelly, a traditional fishing village, clustered along a steep, cobbled hill, overlooking the waters of Bideford bay. In days gone by, donkeys and sledges were used to tow goods, some of them smuggled, up and down the steep hill. Nowadays you’ll often find the donkeys posing for photos in the street.

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CORNWALL Set on the furthest peninsula of the UK, stretching out into the Atlantic, Cornwall is famed for its magical 300 miles of gloriously unspoilt coastline. It is a remote and rural county, which has inspired many famous novels, films and TV series including Winston Graham’s Poldark books and Doc Martin. Here you can stroll along golden sandy beaches or discover beguiling coves that were home to smugglers in days gone by. Whether you want half a day or a full day, or even a full few weeks exploring Cornwall, there is plenty for everyone here. Our professional and friendly team can help you plan your trip and cater for all your needs, so you can relax and explore the county at your leisure. Choose from one of our specialist tours around stately homes, heritage sites and film / TV locations. If you’re a keen gardener, we can help you plan out a tour of the Great Gardens of Cornwall. With its unique micro-climate, Cornwall is home

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to world famous gardens such as Trebah Garden, a 26-acre sub-tropical paradise, which reaches down to the banks of the enchanting Helford River. The Lost Gardens of Heligan is a genuine secret garden with a 400-year history. It was lost for decades under a tangle of weeds until the chance discovery of a door in the ruins of old buildings. Cornwall has its own real fairytale castles. Explore St Michael’s Mount, which legend has it was created by a giant, or Henry VIII’s Tudor forts at Pendennis and St Mawes. For a magical day out, visit Tintagel, where the legendary King Arthur was said to be conceived. If you are a lover of the stage, we’ll take you on a beautiful drive down to the Minack Theatre, a world famous open air theatre perched high above the dramatic Atlantic ocean. During the summer months there is a full programme of drama, music and comedy to choose from. Cornwall also has a well-earned reputation as a ‘foodies’ paradise’. So why not try out mouthwatering cream teas (jam first of course!),

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We’ll look after all the little details to make sure you have the trip of a lifetime

traditional Cornish pasties or some beautiful, fresh locally-caught seafood. Fine food aficionados might enjoy a trip to Coombeshead Farm, where April Bloomfield, a British chef who has run two Michelin-starred restaurants in New York, runs a guesthouse, restaurant and bakery with fellow award-winning chef Tom Adams. Other chefs in Cornwall include Nathan Outlaw whose restaurant in Port Issac holds two Michelin stars. Paul Ainsworth at No 6 in Padstow and Chris Eden at the Driftwood on the beautiful Roseland Peninsula in Cornwall both hold one Michelin star. It’s up to you to decide whether you prefer one of our pre-planned tours or want a bespoke trip, but whatever option you choose, we’ll look after all the little details to make sure you have the trip of a lifetime. Why not call us today on +44 1726 810804 or visit www.finessechauffeurs.co.uk to find out more? 

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BOOKING INFORMATION Please call +44 (0)1726 810804, email tours@finessechauffeurs.co.uk or visit our website for further information. www.finessechauffeurs.co.uk Our boutique style tours are arranged specifically for each individual booking. We can offer our affiliate companies to book your hotel stays. We offer a few quality, highly recommended hotels in each area, or you are free to choose your own. Personalise your tour with one of our many special experiences. To start your experience with us, call or email your dates and length of tour required and let the magic begin. tours@finessechauffeurs.co.uk +44 (0)1726 810804 Finesse Chauffeurs accept all major credit / debit cards including American Express. Full details of our payment terms and conditions can be found on our website or by contacting us.

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FINESSE CHAUFFEURS 11 Ash Close, St. Austell, PL24 2HD +44 (0)1726 810804  tours@finessechauffeurs.co.uk www.finessechauffeurs.co.uk


FINESSE CHAUFFEURS 11 Ash Close, St. Austell, PL24 2HD +44 (0)1726 810804  tours@finessechauffeurs.co.uk www.finessechauffeurs.co.uk

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Finesse Chauffeurs  

Bespoke tours of Cornwall and the South West of England

Finesse Chauffeurs  

Bespoke tours of Cornwall and the South West of England