The film is based on the novel by Daphne Du Maurier. Gribbin Head, Vault Beach, Lantivet Beach were used as locations
This four-part BBC serialisation dramatised by Hugh Whitmore was first shown on BBC2 on 7th March 1983and starred Geraldine Chaplin, daughter of the king of silent silver-screen comedy, Charlie, playing the central role of the young widow Rachel
"My Cousin Rachel" was set in the nineteenth century and was the third of Daphne's novels to have Menabilly as its main location. The inspiration for Daphne du Maurier's My Cousin Rachel was a painting hanging at Antony House - that of Rachel Carew. She had married Ambrose Manaton of Kilworthy in 1690.
My Cousin Rachel
Film and Television locations in Cornwall