2020 Journey to Cornwall

May 6 – 17
Tour Operator: AHI Travel (Read additional tour details here.)
Price: From $4,195 (airfare additional)
Tour Length: 12 days
UNC Lecturer: Richie Kendall, Associate Professor of English & Assistant Dean for Honors Carolina
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Experience cozy fishing villages, grand estates, and historic Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City, during the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage. This stirring 10-night program in South West England begins in Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage city bursting with beautiful Georgian architecture and sacred hot springs. Admire Longleat’s Tudor façade and hedge maze, and tour Stourhead’s Palladian mansion and gardens. Witness the majestic Bedruthan Steps along the cliffs of Cornwall, visit Falmouth’s Maritime Museum, and trace the coastline to charming St. Ives.

Taste smooth Plymouth Gin, tour the “Cathedral City” of Exeter, and witness the Magna Carta in Salisbury. A visit to Plymouth’s celebrated Mayflower Museum and leisure time in cosmopolitan London complete your Cornwall journey. Along the way, local guides and experts provide fascinating insight during included excursions and interactive talks. This small-group experience features first-class accommodations and an extensive meal plan including wine with dinner.

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart U.S.
  • Day 2 : Bath
  • Day 3 : Bath
  • Day 4 : Longleat | Stourhead
  • Day 5 : Port Isaac | Falmouth
  • Day 6 : Pool
  • Day 7 : St. Ives | Marazion
  • Day 8 : Plymouth | Exeter
  • Day 9 : Exeter
  • Day 10 : Exeter | London
  • Day 11 : London
  • Day 12 : Depart for U.S.


We offer the Tar Heel Travel program as a service to our alumni and friends of the University. As travel is a GAA member perk, we require one traveler per room to be a member of the General Alumni Association in order to be eligible to travel. For more information or to join the GAA, contact the membership office at (800) 962-0742 or join online.

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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All 2020 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.