Reasons to visit Cornwall in November

Reasons to visit Cornwall in November

Torch light processions, a full events calendar from Hall For Cornwall, iceskating at The Eden Project, Cornish food festivals, firework nights. Things are getting festive in Cornwall this November.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Families, What's on and tagged , , , on October 15, 2017


BSUPA National Surf SUP Championships

BSUPA National Surf SUP Championships

Hosted by Extreme Academy, plans for this year’s British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA) National Surf Championships are well under way – once again being held at Watergate Bay over the weekend of 1-2 October 2016.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , , on September 19, 2017


What to do in Cornwall this summer

What to do in Cornwall this summer

Hold fire with that bucket and spade. We love the beach as much as everyone else, but there’s heaps going on at Watergate Bay and beyond in Cornwall during the summer. Here’s some of our favourite to-dos.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Families, What's on and tagged on June 22, 2017


Surfaced Pro surf competition

Surfaced Pro surf competition

We were asked to host a new event promoting gender equality in surfing – the first UK surf event to award equal prize money of £2,000 to both men and women riders. We said yes.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , , on June 4, 2017


Top ten Cornish beaches to watch the sunset

Top ten Cornish beaches to watch the sunset

The hour before the sun finally dips below the horizon is a magical time, especially in Cornwall. Hues of gold, orange, purple and red fill the sky and there is no better place to watch the sunset than from a beach. Bury down in the sand, let the sea lap at the shore and allow […]

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Top 10 and tagged , , , , on February 5, 2017


Sean Conway – guest blog

Sean Conway – guest blog

After selling his business for £1, Sean Conway vowed to fill his life with experiences rather than things. Read about “Britain’s most inspiring maniac”.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Guest blog, WGB Magazine and tagged , , , , on February 2, 2017


Stephen Mangan – guest blog

Stephen Mangan – guest blog

Actor Stephen Mangan talks early holiday memories in Ireland, recent experiences in Cornwall and the finer points of learning to surf with the “legs of John Cleese”.

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Mark Kermode’s films – guest blog

Mark Kermode’s films – guest blog

The Observer’s chief film critic, Mark Kermode, celebrates the films in which Cornish scenery has starred. See his top ten list of films set in Cornwall.

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Top ten walks in Cornwall

Top ten walks in Cornwall

You don’t have to be a seasoned walker to enjoy exploring Cornwall, but might we suggest some comfortable shoes.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Top 10 and tagged , , , on January 23, 2017


Top ten places to swim in Cornwall

Top ten places to swim in Cornwall

From fun pools and infinity pools, to tidal pools and oceans, Cornwall has a swimming experience for everyone. Swimming is the perfect way to keep fit, why not travel the county and experience some of the most unique swimming pools in Cornwall. Here’s our top ten. 1. Jubilee Pool, Penzance Penzance is an historic harbour […]

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Swim Club, Top 10 and tagged , , , , on January 11, 2017