Cornwall’s best kept secrets

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Cornwall is a county full of stunning beaches, charming countryside and captivating history. The well-known haunts of Cornwall that are usually spoken about, such as the Eden Project, Minack Theatre or Lands End, are spectacular but we want to tell you about Cornwall’s best kept secrets, the places you may not hear of unless you’re […]

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , on May 29, 2013


Cornwall’s top ten festivals in 2013

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It’s fair to say that Cornwall hosts and eclectic mix of festivals throughout the year providing entertainment for everyone in the family, from Rock Oyster Festival to Boardmasters. Which festivals will you be attending this year? 1. Rock Oyster Festival 21st – 23rd June Rock Oyster Festival is a mid-summer celebration of food, music and […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Events, Out & about and tagged , , , , on May 26, 2013


Top ten dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

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We were thrilled at the levels of positive response we received for out blog post ‘Top ten beaches in Cornwall’, and weren’t surprised that many of you had your own ideas and suggestions as to which beaches were missing. So we thought we’d compile another list of great Cornish beaches, this time focusing on 100% dog friendly beaches, without […]

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , , on April 18, 2013


Ten best beaches in Cornwall

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Cornwall is a county surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on three sides, with caves, coves, bays and headland all waiting for you to explore, a county of unspoiled natural beauty, especially when it comes to its beaches. Inspired by Watergate Bay’s listing as one of the top 10 English beaches in The Telegraph, we wanted […]

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , , on April 3, 2013


Top five things to do in Cornwall this Easter

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Cornwall is full of buzz and activity during Easter. Here is a list of our top five things to do this Easter break…   Easter Egg Hunts Tintagel Castle – English Heritage Can you crack the clues and complete their Easter trail? From 29th March to 14th April English Heritage properties all over the country […]

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This entry was posted in In the bay, Out & about and tagged , , , on March 27, 2013


Ten Things To Do When Staying At Watergate Bay

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Watergate Bay is all focused around relaxing, playing, eating and socialising but there is also so much to do both close by and further afield through Cornwall. Here is a list of our top ten things to do whilst you are staying at Watergate. 1.         Eden Project, St Austell No trip to Cornwall is complete […]

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , on March 15, 2013


Ten Reasons to come to Cornwall in Spring

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From Polo On The Beach to flower festivals, there’s lots to do in Cornwall during spring. Here’s our pick of the ten best… 1. Explore the Cornish gardens Cornwall is lucky enough to see spring earlier than many parts of the country because of its climate. Through March, April and May all around Cornwall the beautiful gardens and hedgerows are […]

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , , , on January 30, 2013


What’s on? Winter in Cornwall

There’s so much going on in Cornwall over the winter, it’s the perfect time to come and stay especially with the run up to Christmas, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Check out our seasonal offers » Reindeer Experience – Gwel an Mor Portreath 01/12/2012 – 92/12/2012 Meet Santa’s reindeers Lowen and Nadelik in their cosy barn […]

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , on November 21, 2012

‘Obby ‘Oss!

May Day (or ‘Obby ‘Oss Day as it is known) is the biggest day in Padstow’s calendar. It is not unusual to see 30,000 people crammed into this little town on the day when Padstonians from all over the world return to their roots. The origins of the Obby Oss are numerous. Some say the […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Out & about and tagged , , on May 1, 2012

The Green Team visit Newquay Zoo

It was a beautiful sunny day today and some of the “Green Team” were lucky enough to visit Newquay Zoo, all in the name of Sustainability knowledge sharing. The day began with a talk from Ruth Grant, Environmental Officer at Newquay Zoo. Ruth explained the importance of making the zoo sustainable and the challenges she […]

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , on March 27, 2012