It's 'About Time' you took a trip to Cornwall

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Romantic comedy About Time took cinemas by storm when it was released in 2013.

Shot on the south cast of Cornwall during the summer of 2012, the film tells the tale of a time travelling quest for love, shot by Richard Curtis of Four Weddings and a Funeral and Notting Hill fame.


 



It fits the same mould as his previous hits, but with an extra message – to learn to stop and savour key moments in our life. Now out on DVD, it's one to watch.

If you're inspired by the film, why not take a trip to the south west coast? The stunning views of Cornwall provides the perfect backdrop for this feel-good film.



 


Porthpean House; Lydia Scott, 2013


Particularly Porthpean House, where the movie was shot. It's a grand, A-listed building with wonderfully quaint rooms and stunning views of the ocean. Owner Martin Petherick looked on two summers ago as an art team came and transformed his house, before the film crew arrived to shoot scenes for three weeks. It's an ideal wedding location for brides-to-be.

If you're visiting Cornwall, HELLO! Online recommends the beautiful town of Fowey, a picturesque medieval harbour town with plenty to see and plenty to do. Visit Cornwall will also help point you in the right direction when it comes to activities and things to see.


 


The Old Quay Hotel



Stay at the Old Quay House, a luxury hotel with beautiful bedrooms offering the best estuary views in town. The restaurant is renowned for its exquisite seafood offerings and the staff are unbelievably friendly and helpful.

Travel down with First Great Western – their first class service offer wonderfully comfortable seats and a fully equipped First Class lounge at Paddington.


 


The restaurant at the Old Quay Hotel



About Time is out on Blu-ray™ and DVD - both with UltraViolet™.