Your next great read

Your next great read

From gripping psychological thrillers to exciting debuts and new novels by literary greats, Penguin Books share their top titles to read in 2017.

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative, Top 10, WGB Magazine and tagged , , , on February 24, 2017


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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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Guest blog, Top 10, WGB Magazine and tagged , , , on February 2, 2017


Best things to do in Cornwall for teenagers

Best things to do in Cornwall for teenagers

It’s no mean feat keeping teenagers happy on holiday in Cornwall, but we think we’ve nailed it. Read our guide and think selfies, surfing and segways.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Families, Top 10, What's on and tagged , on January 13, 2016


Top ten dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

Top ten dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

We’re super happy to be one of Cornwall’s year-round dog-friendly beaches. So, if like us you love exploring the depth and breadth of Cornwall with your dog in tow, here’s a little inspiration.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Top 10 and tagged , , , on October 8, 2015


Ten things you didn’t know Shop on the Beach sold

Ten things you didn’t know Shop on the Beach sold

Yes they’ve got buckets and spades (lots of them), wetsuits and bodyboards. But in times of trouble (forgotten toothbrush, wet socks and missing swim suits) you don’t have to leave the Bay to get your essentials…

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This entry was posted in Top 10 and tagged , , on August 24, 2015


Top reasons to start swimming again this summer #getfitWGB

Top reasons to start swimming again this summer #getfitWGB

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to fly? In these top reasons to start swimming again this summer, our Swim Clinic swim instructor Salim reminds us that water is only thicker than air…

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Top 10 and tagged , , , on July 21, 2015


Top 10 tips for a beginner kitesurfer

Top 10 tips for a beginner kitesurfer

Kitesurfing is a form of kite boarding that’s specific to wave riding. It’s the ultimate connection between wind and waves. We spoke to the team in the Extreme Academy to ask for their 10 top tips for a beginner kitesurfer.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Top 10 and tagged , , on September 10, 2014


Top 10 walks in Cornwall

Top 10 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, 2014


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 August 5, 2013


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 June 11, 2013