Cornwall

All the best bits about this number 1 holiday destination. Cornwall is home to a ridiculous amount of home-grown talent and entertainment - that's if the landscape alone isn't enough. Culture is found in droves and often topped with a good dollop of local yumminess. It's more than worth the journey this far west and here's a few clues why:

Secret Places in Cornwall

Discover some of Cornwall’s off the beaten track treasures and unusual hidden places away from the crowds. Explore its lesser-known destinations with our guide to Secret Cornwall.

Elizabeth Dale

Michelin star restaurants in Cornwall

A visit to the Cornish county would not be complete without sampling some of the world-class cuisine on offer. Luckily, there are a number of Michelin star restaurants in Cornwall for discerning diners after a delectable feast.

Jessie Moore

Cornwall Christmas markets 2021

From traditional fayres through to lively festive markets with music, food and shopping, Cornwall has got the Christmas period well and truly wrapped up.

Silvia Lowe

Dog friendly pubs in Cornwall

What could be better than a post-walk pint with your best (four legged) friend? Here’s our guide to the best dog-friendly pubs in Cornwall…

Abby D

Best Places for Afternoon Tea in Cornwall

See our guide to the best tea rooms, cafes and restaurants for afternoon tea in Cornwall. From quirky atmospheres to sweeping sea views, there’s plenty of choice.

Abby D

Art galleries in Cornwall

Cornwall is a world-famous creative hub and home to a wide selection of galleries, showcasing both prestigious local and international artists. These galleries are a must-visit.

Elizabeth Dale

Woodland walks in Cornwall

Cornwall has lots of woods for you to explore, with walking trails for all abilities, and paths suitable for the whole family. Read this guide to the best woodlands.

Elizabeth Dale

Storm watching in Cornwall

Autumn and winter are wonderful seasons to enjoy Cornwall’s more rugged and wild side. Here are the best spots for storm watching across the county.

Silvia Lowe

Beaches in Falmouth

Falmouth is a beautiful and bustling coastal town, enveloped by idyllic beaches. Here’s a guide to the beaches both in and neighbouring Falmouth.

Abby D

The best cream teas in Cornwall

Cornwall is famous for its scones loaded with fresh clotted cream and sweet strawberry jam. Here’s a guide to the best cream teas in the county.

Elizabeth Dale

Outdoor theatres in Cornwall

Cornwall is world famous for its outdoor, open-air theatre spaces, with many production companies who love to perform in nature and welcome audiences to join.

Elizabeth Dale

Walks in St Ives

St Ives is an iconic Cornish town, with some of the best walks in the county. Admire picture perfect views and glorious beaches on these walks in the area.

Lizzie Heather

Guide to South Cornwall

See our guide to everything South Cornwall has to offer, from its glorious beaches and coastal towns and villages, to pubs and restaurants to visit.

Lizzie Heather

A day trip to the Isles of Scilly

A day trip to the Isles of Scilly is a full and exciting day out. Here is our experience of a day out on St Mary’s, the main island, with recommendations of where to go and what to see.

Hannah Denby

Guide to the Roseland Peninsula

See our guide to everything The Roseland Peninsula has to offer, from its picturesque coastline and beaches, to villages, pubs and restaurants to visit.

Dominique Adams

The best walks in Cornwall

Cornwall boasts incredible scenery along the southwest coast path and inland. Here’s a list of the best walks in the county, and some helpful tips.

Abby D

Dog friendly Cornwall

A round up of all the best places you and your dog can visit on you next holiday to Cornwall.

Hannah Denby

The best swimming beaches in Cornwall

Cornwall is brimming with beautiful beaches for a dip. Here's a list of the best beaches for swimming, as well as what else you can discover at each one.

Dominique Adams

Guide to West Cornwall

See our guide to everything West Cornwall has to offer, from its rugged coastline and beaches, to villages, pubs and restaurants to visit.

Liz Arnell

Cornwall’s best fish and chips

Cornwall is renowned for its fish and chip shops, with fresh, locally-caught, fish. Here’s a guide to the best options in St. Ives, Newquay and other spots.

Hannah Denby

The prettiest places in Cornwall

From the dramatic north coast and the quaint beauty of the south coast to the west coast steeped in folklore and legend, Cornwall is not short on pretty places.

Abby D

Beaches in St Ives

St Ives has to be one of the most loved Cornish towns and the beaches are the main attraction. Here’s a guide to the options both in and neighbouring St Ives.

Silvia Lowe

Cadgwith Fishing Cove Trust Auction

Our very own writer Lizzie Heather lives just up the road from the cove and has written a great story about the auction and the community effort to save a piece of history there.

Liz Arnell

Dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

An everything you need to know guide about dog-friendly beaches in Cornwall so you can plan your days out with the pooch!

Hannah Denby

4 ways to stay active on your Cornish holiday

Life here is all about making the most of the great outdoors no matter what the weather is doing. With that in mind here are four excellent ways to stay active on your next holiday to Cornwall.

Abby D

Green Cornwall and the G7 Summit

At the forefront of the UK’s drive for Green Tourism and the global fight against climate change, Cornwall is getting ready to host the G7 summit this June 2021.

Lizzie Heather

5 Glorious dog friendly gardens in Cornwall

Cornwall is packed full of excellent gardens from sub-tropical paradises to magnificent magnolia collections. And the best part is – plenty of them are dog friendly to boot.

Abby D

40 Places to propose

Perfect for all year round, here are a few of our location suggestions for those planning on getting down on one knee.

Hannah Denby

5 Things to do in spring in Cornwall

To help you with some holiday inspiration for your Cornish getaway, we have put together some of the top things to do in spring in Cornwall.

Lizzie Heather

Cornish Smugglers' Trails

Retrace smugglers' steps by following these cornish coastal walks. No Cornish history lesson would be done justice without attention being turned to smugglers. Whether they were liberators, criminals, pirates or local heroes, they covered the Cornish coastline with their illicit trade and made history through their dealings.

Lizzie Heather

The Surf Beach Bar, Sennen

For a welcoming drink, breakfast, lunch or dinner this is the place to be. It’s perfectly placed for a day on the beach, ideal if you are walking the Cornish coastal path (and you can bring your dog too) or conveniently placed if you arrive by car as the main car park is next door.

Liz Arnell

An adventure at Via Ferrata

Spend a morning or afternoon living the high life climbing around the old quarries with the family. Doesn't matter if you have no climbing experience as this is super beginner friendly.

Hannah Denby

Spring Glamping

The loveliest time to experience the beauty of nature, and all with the luxury of beds and en suites!

Hannah Denby

Relax in Cornwall with Yoga in Newquay

For the first time in a long time I was able to fully shut out all those niggling worries and racing thoughts swirling around my mind. It was total bliss.

Sadie Phillips

Cornwall holiday for two in September

September is a lovely time to take a break with your significant other. Cornwall is still sunny and there's plenty of things to do together.

Kayleigh Hardy

5 favourite Cornwall dog walks

Abby and her golden retriever, Monty, have been busy exploring Cornwall to bring you their favourite dog walks from across the county.

Abby D

Falmouth Week festival

Falmouth Week is a family friendly festival in Cornwall with a full schedule of activities and entertainment carefully organised for every day of the week. Take the little ones, take the older ones, take everyone or just take the two of you in August and indulge in the true spirit of the town.

Katie Chown

Things to do in Porthleven

Once a quiet harbour village on the south coast of Cornwall, Porthleven is a growing hotspot for visitors to the county who have a zest for all things food and the Great Outdoors.

Kayleigh Hardy

Truro School Cookery

Join our writer, Kayleigh, on the pasta course at Truro School Cookery. Learn some new culinary skills and take a ready-made dinner back to your holiday cottage.

Kayleigh Hardy

Holidays for next year

The hottest places to stay for your 2021 holiday. Bookings for next year are now live!

Dominique Adams

Searching for sea glass with Pebbletastic

Read about the creation of sea glass jewellery and pictures by Heidi Reynolds, founder of Pebbletastic. She also includes some top tips on where to find sea glass in Cornwall.

Heidi Reynolds

50 things to do in May Half Term

50 ideas to keep you busy during school holidays, ranging from fruit picking to wild swimming. There's plenty of ideas to kick start your holiday planning.

Kayleigh Hardy

Best Swimming Beaches in the South West

If you’re coming to the South West and can’t wait to get into the water, this is the list for you. We’ve compiled a list of the best beaches to go swimming so you can get straight into the action.

Lizzie Heather

Zennor to St Ives Walk

Enjoy breakfast in the Chapel Cafe in Zennor and a stunning walk along the South West Coast Path and lunch in St Ives.

George Thomas

Things to do in Sennen

A popular surfing hot spot in west Cornwall, Sennen is a brilliant seaside holiday destination for a day out or a week or two.

Kayleigh Hardy

Cornwall's May Traditions

Discover the May traditions of Cornwall. From Flora Day in Helston to the Obby Oss in Padstow, tradition runs deep in this county (and we're sure the Cornish love any excuse for a party).

Kayleigh Hardy

Fistral beach review

A popular surfing beach in Newquay, it's easy to see why locals love an every day wander along the golden sands with their dog in tow.

Abby D

Things to do in Mousehole

This Cornish fishing village with bags of character and personality sits around a picturesque harbour. With a great choice of places to eat, coastal walks and things to do, this is a lovely day out in Cornwall.

Abby D

Things to do in Falmouth

A holiday in Cornwall wouldn’t be complete without a day out in the historic harbour town of Falmouth. Sitting just south of Truro, Falmouth isn’t too far off the beaten track and makes for a great day out.

Kayleigh Hardy

Sennen beach review

Swathes of golden sand with blue waters and a popular beach bar and restaurant, Sennen Cove has an amazing beach that’s a hidden Cornish gem.

Kayleigh Hardy

Caerhays Castle and Gardens

Explore one of the great gardens of Cornwall during it’s exclusive spring opening hours. Perfect for a family friendly day enjoying the fresh air.

Kayleigh Hardy

Porthleven Food and Music Festival

With every taste you could think of, Porthleven Food and Music festival suits all palates. And there's plenty of extra fun thrown in for the weekend.

Kayleigh Hardy

Things to do in Bude

Voted the Best UK Coastal Resort at the British Travel Awards in 2015 and 2016, Bude has lots of things to do. Visit for your holiday or simply a day out while staying in one of our Cornwall cottages.

Abby D

Philleigh Way Cookery School

An little taste of Italy in the heart of the Roseland peninsula in Cornwall. Join us for the Italian cooking course.

Rachel H

Fisherman's Friends and Port Isaac

From sea shanties to Port Isaac views, the new Fisherman's Friends movie is ticking all our boxes for a feel-good cinema hit. Have you seen it yet?

Kayleigh Hardy

The Japanese Garden

Open from March until October, the Japanese Garden is a collection of beautiful blooms from around the world. Well worth a visit if you're staying in Newquay, Padstow or Wadebridge.

Abby D

Gardens of Cornwall

Cornwall is heralded for it’s beautiful coast and countryside. Explore these Cornwall gardens for a lovely spring day out on your holiday.

Kayleigh Hardy

Top Walks in the West Country

Whether to wear out the kids, or to rediscover alone time together, here are a few of our favourite walks in the South West.

Katie Chown

Fat Apples cafe, Porthallow

Fill your appetite after a long coastal walk with a bite to eat at Fat Apples on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall.

Liz Arnell

Unusual holiday cottages

From a tin tabernacle to a Victorian-inspired lodge these are our unique holiday cottages with quirky interiors.

Kayleigh Hardy

Guide to the Lizard Peninsula

This green gem on the south Cornwall coast is a picturesque landscape and geographical hot spot. Here are the places to visit and things to do on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall.

George Thomas

Things to do in Mullion

A pretty village at the heart of the Lizard Peninsula, Mullion makes for a great day out in Cornwall.

Kayleigh Hardy

Things to do in Cornwall this summer

The ultimate guide to the things you have to do while visiting Cornwall in the summer. From the annual county show to discovering the hidden gems off the beaten track, Cornwall is waiting for you.

Abby D

Hurling the Silver Ball in St Ives

The St Ives Feast and hurling the silver ball are longstanding Cornwall traditions that take place in February. Brighten up your winter with a St Ives holiday filled with fun traditions.

Kayleigh Hardy

Cornwall Bucket List

Our ultimate list of things to do and see in Cornwall. Make sure you don't miss out.

Kayleigh Hardy

Christmas Day dips

If you're feeling adventurous this Christmas and fancy a bracing dip, here's where to go for a group swim in Cornwall.

Sadie Phillips

Guide to stargazing in Cornwall

Embrace the Great Outdoors, wrap up warm and spend an evening stargazing, either from the patio of your holiday cottage or in one of these popular places.

Abby D

GIN-spiration: South West artisan gins

We all know that one person who’s completely obsessed with gin. Here we’ve listed a whole load of gift inspiration (or ‘ginspiration’, if you will) for the gin-lovers among you.

Sadie Phillips

5 things to do on the Helford River

Take a wander along the riverbanks of the Helford in Cornwall as our writer, Abby, shows you her favourite places to go and things to do.

Abby D

4 cosy Cornish pubs with Hygge

Get your dose of cosy this autumn and winter in one of these Cornish pubs. Embrace the Danish art of Hygge with warm, comfortable places to relax.

Abby D

Ten Cottages with Indoor Swimming Pools

Ten of our holiday cottages with indoor swimming pools for guests to use in Cornwall, Devon and Somerset, perfect for holidays with family or friends.

Kayleigh Hardy

Jubilee Pool in Penzance

Make a splash in Penzance’s art deco sea pool, an iconic place to go on your next Cornwall holiday.

Kayleigh Hardy

Orchard Barn Holiday in Cornwall

Orchard Barn has had a deserved place in our portfolio for many years now and it’s still as fresh and welcoming as the day we found it. See what The Globe Trotter thought on their holiday in Cornwall.

Katie Chown

3 Alternative Cornwall must dos

Love the famous Cornwall landmarks? From the Minack Theatre to St Ives, we've got some alternative suggestions for those who think they've seen it all.

Abby D

5 reasons to stay in a safari tent

Looking to try a new place to go on holiday? Take a look at our safari tents for your next staycation adventure with the family.

Kayleigh Hardy

Watergate Bay beach review

The vast golden sands of Watergate Bay spread out round the corner from Newquay on the north coast of Cornwall.

Abby D

Polridmouth beach review

Find beachside seclusion at this secret spot that welcomes dogs all year round - welcome to Polridmouth.

Abby D

The ultimate summer barbecue guide

Nothing says summer more than the sizzle of a barbecue in the summer sunshine. We’ve put together our top tips to make your next barbecue the best one yet.

Kayleigh Hardy

Exploring Bedruthan Steps beach 

A golden, sandy beach on the north coast of Cornwall, entangled with a legend about a giant. This is a dog friendly place to go for a walk on the beach while enjoying the Cornish countryside.

Abby D

4 Cornish towns you have to visit

4 must-visit places in Cornwall that are off the beaten track. You might not have heard of these places before but they're worth going out of your way for.

Abby D

25 Beautiful Homes - Rock and Rockaway

Rock and Rockaway are beautiful holiday homes overlooking the beach at Portreath - so beautiful, in fact, they've been featured in this glossy magazine.

Katie Chown

Places to eat in Falmouth

From fancy seafood restaurants to takeaway falafel vans, Falmouth is brimming with excellent food and drink to devour. There’s so much choice for restaurants, cafes and places to eat in this sunny seaside town.

Kayleigh Hardy

A St Ives Staycation

Deadlines and alarm clocks quickly become a distant memory, replaced by thoughts of cream teas and tide tables

Charlotte Williams

Gyllyngvase Beach review

A small but busy beach close to Falmouth. Great location for a quick walk or a whole day of swimming, kayaking, sun-bathing, paddle boarding and general beach fun.

Kayleigh Hardy

How to Spot a Rip Current

It’s best to familiarise yourself with the dangers that come with swimming in the sea so that you can stay safe and happy - how to spot a rip current is important.

Lizzie Heather

4 Vineyards in Cornwall you should visit

Whether you’re a self-confessed wine aficionado or have never tried a glass of Cornish wine, these are the places to indulge your taste buds for wine tasting in Cornwall.

Abby D

St Piran's Day in Cornwall

Celebrate St Piran's Day and all things Cornwall by visiting our favourite St Piran-related places in the county. Now all you need is a cream tea and you'll be proper Cornish - jam then cream, please.

Kayleigh Hardy

Culture in Cornwall: Visiting Tate St Ives

As galleries go, this one is a stunner, the impressive looking building just a few steps from Porthmeor beach and as such commands excellent views. You’ll also find a great program of events, exhibitions and workshops on year-round.

Abby D

Cornwall coast path cottages

Fulfil your walking holiday dreams with a stay in one of these gorgeous holiday cottages in Cornwall.

Kayleigh Hardy

The Story of Dolly Pentreath

Buried in a tiny Cornish cemetery above Mousehole, the last pure Cornish speaker. Or so the story goes...

Katie Chown

Visit Devon for Mount Edgcumbe Estate

You’d be forgiven for thinking shopping is all Plymouth has to offer, but you’d also be wrong. There are acres of stunning parkland and miles of breathtaking coastline just around the corner, waiting to be explored.

Sadie Phillips

Cornish Christmas gifts

Be inspired by local makers and make your Christmas gifts a little more Cornish this year.

Abby D

Top 5 Christmas cocktails in Cornwall

Fancy a festive tipple or two? The lights are up, the Bublé Christmas album is on and the celebrations are starting all over Cornwall as the festive season gets into full swing.

Sadie Phillips

New Year in Cornwall

The festivities have come to a close but there are still plenty of places to explore across Cornwall. Make the most of your stay in the county with some of our favourite activities to do at New Year.

Kayleigh Hardy

Winter walks in Cornwall

Pull yourself out of hibernation. It will do you the world of good. Put that extra gear on – the wellies, the wool, the fleece, the waterproofs. Layer up. It’s time to brave the storm with these wonderful winter walks.

Sadie Phillips

Things to do on the Helford River

The Helford River is an absolutely stunning part of Cornwall packed full of interesting wildlife, history and stories. So, get to know the river a bit better, and go on a Helford River Boat Tour. 

Abby D

Pizza and sea views on Fistral Beach

Pizza, cider and a sea view. For good food in Cornwall, The Stable in Newquay caters for everyone, from kids to vegans and it's right on the beach.

Abby D

The 5 best outdoor swim spots in Cornwall

Choose your location, time and company (obligatory) carefully - everyone has their own secret swim spots in Cornwall and here are my top five (but ssh!)

Rachel Wilson-Couch

A Guide to Cornish Literature

From whimsical childhood classics to page-turning crime fiction and whole novels set in Cornwall, discover the land behind your favourite Cornish literature and writers.

Abby D

Vegetarian Restaurants Cornwall

Almost all restaurants, pubs and cafes in Cornwall have vegetarian meals nowadays and more and more are catering to vegans too. Here's some of the best vegetarian and vegan restaurants Cornwall has to offer.

Abby D

Geevor Tin Mine

For my family, day trips normally involve beaches or stately homes, but whilst holidaying in Cornwall this half-term the bad weather forced us to think creatively. And so feeling the Poldark effect, we found ourselves at Geevor Tin Mine.

Philip Eley

UK Island hopping escapes in the South and West

Island hopping can be a beautifully British pastime. In this case, it’s all about the transport, as recommended by our staff, travelling on alternative modes of transport and escaping to an island in the South and West.

Katie Chown

Best cream teas in Devon

Which county started the tradition of cream teas, and more importantly, which county has the best cream teas, Devon or Cornwall?

Philip Eley

Things to do in Looe

Want bucket loads of seaside charm? Head to Looe! Whether you decide to base yourself here, or pop over for a day trip, there are plenty of things to do to keep you busy here.

Abby D

Food vans of Cornwall

Peckish? Stuck in the beautiful wilderness of Cornwall? Don’t panic. There may be a fantastic food truck just around the corner. 

Kayleigh Hardy

Woodfired at West

St Ives is home to some of the greats. It’s currently the home of one of my personal greats; the Woodfired Canteen team. Find out what the fuss is about at their latest pop up on Porthmeor beach.

Kayleigh Hardy

A lazy brunch at Lounge in Truro

Don’t feel like you have to head there for brunch, I bet Lounge in Truro would be just as cool with a cocktail in the evening or a lazy early dinner with the kids when on holiday in Cornwall.

Abby D

Things to do in Lerryn

Whether you’ve got a week or an afternoon to spend, Lerryn makes the perfect place for a spot of pottering. There are things to do in Lerryn to keep you occupied while you relax and unwind on holiday in Cornwall.

Abby D

Bude in September

Plan a September stay in north Cornwall to soak up the last of the summer sunshine before we head into the cosy nights of autumn.

Kayleigh Hardy

Arts cinemas in the South and West

Cinemas are everywhere. And can be a great way to dodge a rainy day while you’re on holiday. But if you like places with a dash of character and plenty of good films to go around, you might want to plan a special trip to one of these.

Kayleigh Hardy

Nancarrow Farm Midsummer Feast

Join us for a sneak peak into the feast nights at Nancarrow Farm in Cornwall. A truly special experience to enjoy while on holiday in the county.

Kayleigh Hardy

A last minute local staycation

Holidays don't have to be two weeks. A break for a few days can sometimes be enough to relax and refresh you, ready to get back to the office on Monday.

Anna H

Things to do in Mevagissey

For a postcard perfect Cornish village, head to Mevagissey. This sweet fishing port on the south coast of Cornwall offers up buckets of old school charm and the freshest fish of your life.

Abby D

Life's a beach: June in Cornwall

Plan a holiday to Cornwall in June to make the most of the beaches while they're quiet. It really is the best time to visit the county if you love a good beach day.

Kayleigh Hardy

Cycling the Great Flat Lode

A holiday in Cornwall doesn't have to be all about the beaches. Grab a bike and get cycling along one of the county's most picturesque trails.

Kayleigh Hardy

A family day out mixing Legend and History at Tintagel Castle

A visit to Tintagel in North Cornwall is like taking a pilgrimage to a peculiarly mythical land. The castle ruins perched high on the clifftop are the quintessence of one of the greatest legends that course throughout Cornwall’s history.

Deb S

The best crab sandwiches in Cornwall

We’re pretty sure we’ve discovered the best places for a crab sandwich in Cornwall, so wrap your laughing gear around these and let us know if you’ve tasted any better…

Hayley Spurway

Things to do in St Austell

When you think of a typical Cornish holiday, you probably won’t think of St Austell. But this historic town is well worth a wander and offers plenty of things to do as well as fantastic access to some of the best beaches in the whole county.

Abby D

Seafood dinner at Muddy Beach in Penryn

Hidden in plain sight on the Jubilee Wharf at the bottom of Penryn, Muddy Beach cafe is a quiet river side haven to stop for breakfast, lunch or dinner while out exploring Cornwall. Take a look at what we tasted (and highly recommend).

Kayleigh Hardy

Film locations in Cornwall and Devon

Devon and Cornwall boast magnificent houses, rugged coastline, unspoilt villages and wild moorland. All of these backdrops have been used on some well-loved films and TV programmes.

Philip Eley

Things to do in Fowey

Set on the south coast, Fowey is a maritime lover’s paradise. The smart nautical town hugs the west side of the Fowey estuary, where deep waters attract sailing fans. The town itself is a mix of enchantingly narrow streets and a mix of architecture including historic medieval, grand Georgian and Victorian buildings.

Abby D

How to take great holiday photos

Follow our simple hints and tips on how to capture your holiday memories. Including composition ideas, group photos and how to snap that all important sunset shot, we’ve got you covered on it all.

Kayleigh Hardy

Things to do in Truro

Truro is Cornwall’s only city! Steeped in history, Truro boasts stunning architecture, beautiful gardens, an eclectic shopping scene as well as a range of galleries, bars, restaurants and clubs. You’ll find something fun to do whether you’re visiting with kids, on a romantic getaway or flying solo.

Abby D

Things to do in Newquay

One of the nation’s favourite seaside towns, Newquay is a fantastic place for a holiday. With a different beach for every day of the week, an emerging foodie scene and a packed calendar of events for the year it’s a must see location if you’re in the area.

Abby D

Things to do in Bodmin

One of the oldest towns in Cornwall, Bodmin is truly steeped in history yet has many modern conveniences to make life easy.

Abby D

5 top tips for holidays with dogs

Dogs are man's best friend and who wouldn't want to take their best friend on holiday? Choose one of our dog friendly cottages for a great stay with your four legged friend.

Kayleigh Hardy

Things to do in the Lizard

Explore the wild and beautiful Lizard Peninsula and revive the senses, before returning to your very own home-from-home in a luxury holiday cottage.

Lizzie Heather

Philleigh Way Cookery School venison recipe

A brief but beautiful recipe from Philleigh Way cookery school based in the Roseland in Cornwall. Perfect for making an impact on your guests for Christmas and New Year.

Kayleigh Hardy

Things to do in Penzance

Relax and take it easy on your Cornwall cottage holiday with a lungful of salty sea air on the Penzance promenade or an adventure through the shopping arcades filled with Cornish treasures.

Kayleigh Hardy

Poldark places

A round up of locations where Aidan has been filming plus the trailer for season two, just for info's sake...

Katie Chown

Charlestown harbour

Charlestown is immediately recognisable to fans of Poldark as the harbour in the series. The joy of it as a location is that they’ve hardly had to change much at all.

Philip Eley

St Michael's Mount day trip

You really wonder at the enterprise and sheer foolishness of building a stately home on a huge chuck of rock 500 meters out to sea

Philip Eley

A day in Kingsand and Cawsand

Kingsand and Cawsand are twin seafront villages on The Rame Peninsula in Cornwall. They have a rich fishing (and smuggling!) heritage and you can still spot the old fish cellars and stores along the coast.

Abby D

10 reasons to Christmas in Cornwall

With temperature dropping and the nights drawing in, it’s easy to lust after summer. But our sights are set firmly on the good stuff: a return to decent telly, wintry comfort food (hello Shepherd’s Pie, we’ve missed you) and most exciting of all - Christmas!

Abby D

Blood Moons and Dark Sky Tourism

When on holiday, consider a slightly different point of view. Grab a blanket, a bottle of wine and come and check out the latest in night-time activities.

Lizzie Heather

An American in Cornwall: A Cornish bus ride

I read a good deal more books in a year than I previously thought possible. I did a lot of walking. I learned how to slow down and wait. I learned the hard way that buses in rural places don't stop unless you hail them.

Danielle Charles-Davies

Wild swimming in Cornwall

Here are my recommendations on where to get away from the crowds and take a really wild Cornish dip

Sian Pickles

Open Air Theatre in Cornwall

Theatre really comes into its own when it’s performed on the road. Each summer in Cornwall, a myriad of makeshift stages spring up all over the county – some providing seating, but many simply on the beach or a patch of grass on which to spread your blanket. It’s an experience not to be missed.

Sadie Phillips

Cycling the Camel Trail to Padstow

Car parks in Padstow can be busy in the height of August, so I’ve always thought of the Camel Trail as the ideal way to travel there...

Sadie Phillips

An American in Cornwall: The Minack in the rain

It began to rain, and then it began to pour. The wind started gusting. Backdrops blew over and props flew away. The players had to grip their costumes to themselves and shout to be heard over the whistle of wind in their mics. But there can be no better place in the world to experience Shakespeare.

Danielle Charles-Davies

An American in Cornwall: The First English Coffee

While the British do drink tea in a way that Americans never will, they also drink coffee in a way that that most Americans never will. And that way is (dare I say this?) unquestionably superior.

Danielle Charles-Davies

The Best Secret Beaches in Cornwall

If you’re looking for somewhere a little more romantic and peaceful, there are plenty of lesser-known beaches where you couples can bag your own patch of pearly sands.

Hayley Spurway