Real Cornwall, by boat

Real Cornwall, by boat

Yes Cornwall’s beaches are some of the best in the world. But cruise along our rivers, creeks and estuaries by boat and you’ll discover the Real Cornwall.

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , , on July 29, 2015


Padstow Seafood School

Padstow Seafood School

Or how I learnt to cook like Rick Stein at his Padstow cookery school. Well, almost.

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Reasons to visit in August

Reasons to visit in August

School’s out for summer and the sunshine should be out too. August is Cornwall’s peak month of the year and there’s lots happening. Allow us to be your guide to the best of what’s on.

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This entry was posted in Out & about, What's On and tagged , , , on July 18, 2015


Boardmasters | 5-9 August 2015

Boardmasters | 5-9 August 2015

We’re super lucky that one of Cornwall’s biggest surf and music festivals happens just up the cliff-path from us here at Watergate Bay. ‘Boardmasters’ is back across Newquay from 5- 9 August 2015.

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , , , on June 17, 2015


Six reasons to stay in July

Six reasons to stay in July

There’s just too much happening around Cornwall in July to pick our top five favourite things to do. So we’ve picked our top six instead.

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This entry was posted in Out & about, What's On and tagged , , on June 11, 2015


Cornwall’s best theatres 2015

Cornwall’s best theatres 2015

The whole of Cornwall’s a stage. That’s certainly the case over the summer. Just take a look at what’s on.

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This entry was posted in Out & about, What's On and tagged , , , on May 28, 2015


Five reasons to stay in… June

Five reasons to stay in… June

Other than sunning ourselves on the beach and playing in the warmer waves, you’ll find us at these other fantastic events around Cornwall throughout June. Here’s our pick of the best.

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This entry was posted in Events, Out & about, Polo on the Beach and tagged , , , , , on May 15, 2015


The alternative guide to swimming in Cornwall

The alternative guide to swimming in Cornwall

When our hotel’s general manager Mark mentioned he stumbled across (not into) the Victorian swimming pool at Lanydrock, it got us thinking about the great alternative swimming spots on our doorstep…

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , on April 19, 2015


Somersault Festival – 23-27 July 2015

Somersault Festival – 23-27 July 2015

Brought to you by the team behind Wilderness, Somersault is a new festival with a vision beyond the music. It’s about stripped back happiness and outdoor bliss.

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , , on April 17, 2015


Cornwall’s best music festivals 2015

Cornwall’s best music festivals 2015

In the summer, it seems that Cornwall hosts a different festival almost every weekend. There’s something for everyone and all tastes of music, including Boardmasters, Eden Sessions and small up-and-coming events. Which are you going to this year?

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay, Out & about and tagged , , on April 7, 2015