Family friendly

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

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

Things to do this August bank holiday weekend

The long weekend is almost upon us and we’re so excited for a few sun-filled days celebrating the summertime. If you’re in need of a little inspiration, we’ve put together a few ideas for your August bank holiday…

Dominique Adams

Things to do in Dartmouth

Take a wander around Dartmouth, one of the many gems on the coast of south Devon. With a colourful Maritime history, there's plenty to discover here.

Philip Eley

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

A tail of two donkey sanctuaries

Both Flicka Donkey Sanctuary near Falmouth and the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary work tirelessly to help donkeys in need. Here Liz tells the story of these remarkable places and the work they do to rescue donkeys in need.

Liz Arnell

Ten cottages near castles

Castles have stood the test of time, revealing their history to us in their own ways. So why not take the family to explore some of the most interesting times in our history while staying at one of our properties perfectly poised for visiting castles.

Hannah Denby

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

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

The best places to spot wildlife on the Isle of Wight

The island is the perfect place to discover an abundance of wildlife. Protected by the Solent from the mainland you can enjoy exploring vast swathes of ancient woodland and shoreline, just don’t forget your binoculars.

Liz Arnell

10 of the Prettiest Sights in the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds covers 800 glorious square miles of undulating hills and sprawling countryside, not to mention unique honey-coloured villages and medieval market towns. Let's take a look.

Lizzie Heather

Things to do in Lewes

Explore the many lanes of Lewes and discover the historical monuments and people that have called this Sussex town home over the years.

Kayleigh Hardy

The top places to to visit in Pembrokeshire

Full of history, rich in wildlife and diverse in habitats, Pembrokeshire is certainly somewhere that buries itself in your heart and stays with you forever.

Lizzie Heather

Top 10 winter walks in Cornwall

We’ve picked out the top 10 winter walks in Cornwall ready to fill your days with unforgettable adventures.

Lizzie Heather

Ashdown Forest

With vast forest and open heathland as far as the eye can see, take time to explore this stunning Area of Outstanding Beauty in Sussex.

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

Holiday cottages with hot tubs

Perfect for a winter's warm up, not just a summer sunset! A pick of our holiday cottages with hot tubs in the South and West.

Hannah Denby

In Search of Secret Shanklin

Whether staying in Shanklin or further afield, if you’ve come for a visit be sure to pop into these secret Shanklin stop offs.

Anmarie Bowler

An Adventure in Chichester

Explore the unique attractions that Chichester has to offer for a day out or a stay in the area.

Hannah Denby

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

Things to do in Launceston

Perfectly positioned between Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor and close to the Devon border, Launceston is ideally situated for exploring both Cornwall and Devon.

Dominique Adams

Brixham Pirate Festival

Dress up like a pirate and party all weekend at the annual Brixham Pirate Festival. This is a brilliant weekend for all the family on the picturesque Brixham harbour.

Kayleigh Hardy

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

Isle of Wight festivals

The Isle of Wight hosts so many festivals throughout the year with a really special line up throughout the summer. Visit festival island for fun and frolics all summer long.

Kayleigh Hardy

Crealy Theme Park

Visit the largest theme park in Devon for the best family day out. Welcome to Crealy!

Philip Eley

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

Devon's best family friendly festivals

Embrace all things Devon with this list of family friendly festivals in Devon. From tar barrels and pirate festivals to music festivals galore, there's something for everyone across the county this year.

Philip Eley

Things to do in Mayfield

Set in the heart of East Sussex, Mayfield is the home of our South East regional office, some amazing places to eat and brilliant things to do.

Kayleigh Hardy

Breakfast at The Pink Cabbage

Grab a coffee and a salmon and scrambled egg bagel at this lush cafe in the heart of Mayfield. A local favourite, you won't be disappointed!

Kayleigh Hardy

Holidays in Wembury

Managed by the National Trust, Wembury is a seaside village with a prominent beach that's perfect for rock-pooling.

Philip Eley

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

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

Holidays on the Isle of Purbeck

Abundant wildlife, clifftop walks and breath-taking seascapes make Purbeck one of our favourite places to visit in Dorset.

Liz Arnell

A day out in Yarmouth

Whether you are staying on the West Wight or east of the River Medina, be sure to make a day of Yarmouth.

Anmarie Bowler

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

River Dart Country Park

With walks, play areas and adrenaline adventures, River Dart Country Park has everything you might need for a fun-filled family day in Devon.

Philip Eley

Things to do in Seaview

On the east of the Isle of Wight, Seaview is a great spot for family holidays on the beach, romantic ocean vistas and maybe even an ice cream or two.

Kayleigh Hardy

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

Cornwall Bucket List

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

Kayleigh Hardy

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

Things to do in Salcombe

Salcombe is home to some of the most stunning coastline and beautiful beaches in South Devon. The town itself is a pretty harbour town with lots of things to do, interesting shops, lovely restaurants and fine boutiques.

Philip Eley

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

Things to do in Stoke Gabriel

Take a stroll around Stoke Gabriel with our writer Philip and discover the history in this quaint Devon village.

Philip Eley

Ice skating in Hampshire

Get your skates on for a festive activity to remember. Keep kids busy with an exciting session on the ice at these popular ice rinks in Hampshire.

Kylie Barton

Top four Somerset Christmas markets

Soak up everything Somerset has to offer in the festive season with our top pick of Christmas markets and fairs from across the county.

Kayleigh Hardy

Child friendly Isle of Wight

Hop on the steam railway, step back in time or get out on the water with our top child friendly things to do on the Isle of Wight.

Anmarie Bowler

Things to do in a forest

Any time of year is always great for resurrecting some of the simple pleasures of yesteryear. Forests become wonderlands of fun, discovery and adventure. Here’s a round-up of some simple forest fun ideas to try.

Philip Eley

Our holiday in the New Forest

Do I really only get to stay here for the weekend? Perhaps I will call in sick on Monday and stay just a little longer.

Faye

Lyndhurst and the New Forest ponies

We had driven through the town of Lyndhurst earlier in the day and made a note to stop off on our way back to our holiday cottage in Lymington, not least because of the large number of New Forest ponies we had seen just on the outskirts of the town.

Faye

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

Shanklin beach review

Along the east side of the Isle of Wight, Shanklin beach and esplanade is a place for dog-walking, sandcastle building and a good old-fashioned day at the beach.

Liz Arnell

Dartmouth Steam Railway

Let yourself be whisked away to a bygone age with a nostalgic ride on the Dartmouth Steam Railway.

Philip Eley

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

Things to do in Tolpuddle

This ancient Dorset town is so tranquil and laid back, R&R is practically guaranteed so you can kick back and zone out. But if you like to occupy your time away, there are plenty of things to do in Tolpuddle.

Katie Chown

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

Family friendly walk around Fort Victoria

Get a breath of fresh air with a family walk along the beach and through the woods near Yarmouth. This dog friendly beach means every member of your clan can enjoy the Great Outdoors of the Isle of Wight.

Kayleigh Hardy

New Forest Wildlife Park

The wolves and chatty giant otters were a big hit, the stories of their conservation making for heart-warming reading and the friendly deer that were free to roam around the park added a magical touch.

Faye

Beaches of the New Forest

We decided to work our way back along the beaches of the south coast despite it being a somewhat dreary looking February day

Faye

Dunster beach review

A mystical setting on the edge of the Exmoor hills, Dunster beach makes you feel like you've stepped into a children's storybook.

Ruth J

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

Things to do in Freshwater

A brief round up of all the things to do around Freshwater and Freshwater Bay on the Isle of Wight.

Liz Arnell

Somerset Animal Sanctuary

A true sanctuary - for you and the animals - there really isn’t anything better for the soul than spending the day out at a true animal sanctuary.

Kylie Barton

Summer festivals in Hampshire

Summer is a time for festivals. Whether it be dance festivals, family festivals, music festivals, or anything else in between. Hampshire certainly has its fair share of them.

Kylie Barton

5 Family Easter Days out

Wherever you end up in the South West this Easter there are things to do that will entertain all.

Becky Bye

Classic plastic-free beach clean mission

Who will ever forget the truly heart-breaking scenes in Sir David Attenborough's Blue Planet II, showing a turtle trapped and helpless in floating plastic?

Philippa Penney

A family day out at Agatha Christie's Greenway

Greenway was the beloved holiday home of Agatha Christie and, although my children are old enough to have heard of her, they’ve never read any of her stories. So, to keep their interest up on a visit to her property we play a game of...

Philip Eley

Moors Valley Country Park

I cannot recommend Moors Valley Country Park highly enough, in fact I've already sent a number of friends and family along and hope to go back again myself soon.

Faye

Family fun day at Bucklers Hard

Considering it wasn't our location of choice we really surprised ourselves with how enjoyable it was and would highly recommend a visit.

Faye

Top tips for a UK beach holiday

We know beach holidays pretty well so we’ve gathered together some of our best hints and tips and put them in one handy blog for you.

Kayleigh Hardy

Things to do in Poole

One not-so-touristy spot on the coast of Dorset which has a quaint charm worth spending a few days getting to know, is Poole.

Becky Bye

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

New Year in Devon

Christmas and New Year in Devon is a wonderful time to get out and explore all that the county has to offer. Here are some of our favourite activities for that quiet time between partying and socialising.

Kayleigh Hardy

New Year in Dorset

Explore Dorset during your down time over Christmas and New Year. A much better use of your holiday time than staying in and watching TV - that's what catch up is for.

Kayleigh Hardy

New Year in Somerset

See the sights of Somerset this Christmas and New Year by exploring some of the best bits the county has to offer in the winter.

Kayleigh Hardy

Living Coasts Zoo and Aquarium in Torquay

we loved Living Coasts, it was a constantly entertaining mix of great animals and special activity areas which meant that they never got bored. A great day out for all the family in Torquay.

Philip Eley

New Year in Hampshire

Spend that time between Christmas and New Year making the most of your holiday in Hampshire. Here are some ideas to get you started on things to do to relax over the festive period.

Kayleigh Hardy

Things to do in Buckfastleigh

Buckfastleigh is a small but charming market town on the edge of the Dartmoor. It is set in perfect rolling countryside, and has the standout attraction of the beautiful Buckfast Abbey; but there are many more reasons to visit this pretty town, so here is my guide to things to do in Buckfastleigh.

Philip Eley

Best places to fish in Hampshire

Fishing can be a great day out for families, couples, parent and child, or even solo. Whether you are new to the activity, or you have brought all your gear on holiday with you, there is something for everyone here in Hampshire.

Kylie Barton

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

Things to do in Newport, Isle of Wight

At the heart of the Isle of Wight, Newport is an excellent base for adventures across the rest of the island. Perfect for your first Isle of Wight holiday.

Kayleigh Hardy

Ventnor Botanic Gardens

A former lung hospital, Ventnor Botanic Gardens are a real breath of fresh air when it comes to family days out on the Isle of Wight.

Kayleigh Hardy

Murder Mystery family activity in Totnes

Explore a new town and find things to do with children in Totnes - as we eliminated suspects and weapons we explored places with great names like Warland and Ticklemore Street.

Philip Eley

3 family friendly things to do in Southampton

When looking for a family day out, what is it you look for? I think of fun, food, and a little bit of education sprinkled in for good measure. To get just that, you need look no further than Southampton.

Kylie Barton

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

Cowes Week

The beginning of August hails Cowes week on the Isle of Wight. The ultimate sailing regatta brings people from all over the world to the island in the summer.

Kayleigh Hardy

Things to do in Godshill

A pretty chocolate box village on the south of the island. Godshill makes for a quaint day enjoying cream teas and pretty pubs, it’s also a great base for walking out into the Isle of Wight countryside.

Kayleigh Hardy

Family Day Out at Paultons Park

Now theme parks may fill some families with dread – the queues, the food, the prices. But Paultons Park is a great fun day out for the whole family packed full of pleasant surprises.

Kylie Barton

A pretty walk to Steephill Cove

A hidden gem with calm waters and golden sands, perfect for a quiet afternoon out in the sunshine while on holiday on the Isle of Wight.

Liz Arnell

West Bay, Dorset

A winning day out with all the family, West Bay in Dorset has golden cliffs, beautiful beaches, award-worthy play areas and even a harbour for crabbing.

Katie Chown

Crabbing in West Bay

We swooped in and took over a vast expanse of sea wall with multiple seawater buckets, miles of tangled string, and a stinking bag of bacon, dried whitebait and squid. West Bay is a family favourite for crabbing competitions.

Emma L

Where to find red squirrels on the Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight is a wildlife haven with several reserves and an Area of Outstanding Natural beauty, there are plenty of animals to spot. Red squirrels have been homed on the Isle of Wight to protect the species, here are our top places to lay in wait for a glance or two.

Kayleigh Hardy

Family Holidays: Donkey Sanctuary

Famously there is no entry fee and no car parking charge for visiting the Sanctuary. We’re an open charity and people are welcome to visit 365 days a year. The donkeys are here and need feeding, so we’ll be open!

James Chubb

Things to do in Dawlish

Dawlish is a seaside town in south east Devon with a gentle air of sophistication yet still a great place for traditional bucket and spade holidays. With both Dawlish and Dawlish Warren full of ideas for a fun break, here is my guide of things to do in Dawlish.

Philip Eley

Family things to do in Eastleigh

Situated just a few miles from Southampton, this small market town, has lots of hidden gems to keep you and your little ones amused for a day. There are lots of things to do in Eastleigh.

Kylie Barton

Things to do in Plymouth

Plymouth describes itself as Britain’s Ocean City. It is a vibrant, modern city with plenty of attractions and historic buildings, places to visit, things to do and see and lots of foody destinations.

Philip Eley

Things to do in Beaulieu

They say that good things come in small packages. In the case of Beaulieu, nestling in the historic heart of the New Forest, they're spot on. There's lots of wonderful things to do in Beaulieu.

Jonathan C

Things to do in Newton Abbot

Newton Abbot is a medium-sized market town, surrounded by great parks and beautiful countryside with access to great seaside one way and great moorland the other way. It also has some of the best parks and open space land you can find plenty of things to do in.

Philip Eley

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

Things to do in Wimborne Minster

Little known Dorset town Wimborne Minster has a lot of activities to offer, whether you are after a family day out, or a quiet relaxing weekend for two.

Becky Bye

No 8 Cafe and Farm Shop in Bembridge

Stop by at No 8 cafe in Bembridge for vegetarian delights. From lunch dishes to cake and coffee, spend 10 minutes or 2 hours soaking up the ambience and this pretty spot.

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

Things to do in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight

A holiday in Shanklin is the perfect bucket-and-spade seafront experience. Full of fun for all the family, it’s the quintessential beach resort destination, but in an idyllic setting on the south east coast of the Isle of Wight.

Katie Chown

Things to do in Weston-super-Mare

With a perfect mix of culture, heritage and adventure, Weston-super-Mare is perfect for anyone looking to enjoy a slice of traditional beach fun paired with an abundance of things to do.

Tasha H

Things to do in Cowes

Renowned as the sailing capital of the world, Cowes has plenty of restaurants, cafes and activities to keep you entertained on your Isle of Wight holiday.

Kayleigh Hardy

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

Family Day Out at the New Forest Centre

The New Forest Centre is a hub of information and activities through which to learn about the beautiful scenery which surrounds you, and provides a great educational day out for families holidaying nearby.

Kylie Barton

Things to do in Southampton

On a glorious spring day last year, we did two things of note. We looked at the sky. Then we gazed at the sea. Then we enjoyed many of the things to do in Southampton that make for a great family holiday.

Jonathan C

Things to do in Torquay

Torquay has been a fashionable seaside resort since the early 19th century with some fabulous beaches and many interesting historical houses alongside its shops and cafes.

Philip Eley

Animal antics in South Devon

For small children, larger zoos can sometimes be overwhelming, so a visit to somewhere small, quiet and friendly can make a perfect day out. Here's some animal antics to spot in parks across south Devon.

Philip Eley

Things to do in Weymouth

I wonder if Weymouth is actually rather overlooked and under-rated, with visitors flocking more to other Dorset locations such as Bournemouth, but Weymouth has some brilliant hidden gems that I want to share with you.

Becky Bye

Catering for Christmas with hampers

Food is always a tough one to get organised over Christmas. With most shops now delivering, go for something a little more local to add a touch of the west country to your festivities.

Kayleigh Hardy

Simple Christmas biscuit recipes for kids

Enjoy the freedom of a self catering cottage by letting the kids loose in the kitchen with these festive (and easy) recipes. Just be prepared for the amount of sweet treats you'll have to try.

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

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

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

Lanhydrock Cycling

I was headed to the new cycling mecca: Lanhydrock - where there would be no cars, only trees, the rumour of cake and other lycra-clad illuminous beings.

Rachel Wilson-Couch

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

Sampling the River Cottage Food Festival

Itʼs not what you would call a ʻhugeʼ festival, but itʼs all the more special because of that. If anything it feels like a huge family garden party, if only I had that garden!

James Chubb

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

Fossil hunting in Lyme Regis

Even my twelve-year-old son was soon bashing away at rocks with his hammer and proudly announcing his discovery of belemnites, crinoid stems and an ammonite

Amanda Tomlin

Learning to surf in Cornwall

In a county hemmed by stunning, Atlantic-pounded beaches, it’s hardly surprising that surfing is such a popular pastime

Hayley Spurway

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

A shipwreck adventure on the coast of north Cornwall

‘From Pentire Point to Hartland light, a watery grave by day and night’, so goes the local saying. It’s one of the UK’s most notorious stretches of coastline for shipwrecks...ripe for adventure.

Ali Ray

9 Great Games for Next to Nothing

3 Games... to spice up a dull car journey 3 Games...your grandparents might teach you 3 Games...to play after a bottle or two of wine

Katie Chown