Cornwall Folk Festival 2018 dates announced plus Gretchen Peters is playing Cornwall

Folk Guitar with 12 strings

Dates for the Cornwall Folk Festival 2018 have been announced as 23rd to 27th August 2018. The Thursday to August bank holiday Monday event will once again take over the streets and venues in and around Wadebridge. The Cornwall Folk Festival 2018 team are rightly thrilled to have booked songwriter, Gretchen Peters, from Nashville for […]

Padstow Obby Oss May Day festival, 1st May 2018

Crowds enjoying the Padstow Obby Oss May Day festival

The Padstow Obby Oss festival is a folk custom unique to Padstow and now one of Britain’s most famous folk customs, attracting many visitors.  It is Padstow’s most famous and popular event with as many as 30,000 people visiting the town for the day. Watching the processions and festivities is free and of course the […]

We bought a book signed by Rosamunde Pilcher

Signed page by Rosamunde Pilcher

We found a book signed by Rosamunde Pilcher tucked away in a charity shop in Wadebridge. It’s called The World of Rosamunde Pilcher. It’s a glossy hardback book packed with photographs of Scotland and the Cornish coast where Rosamunde lived, places which inspired her novels. There are also family photographs from the authors own album […]

December weekend break in Cornwall – bracing cliff walks and the Padstow Christmas market

Whilst the Midlands was gripped in snow and sub-zero temperatures this weekend we were enjoying 10 degrees at Polzeath and Padstow Christmas market on our weekend break in Cornwall. The sun was shining over Polzeath beach as we set out for a cliff-top walk towards Daymer Bay and Rock. On the coastal path the wind […]

David Cameron holiday home at Trebetherick, near Daymer Bay

Samantha and David Cameron have splashed out £2m for a Cornwall holiday home in the village of Trebetherick. The village of Trebetherick is perched just above Daymer Bay and is close to David Cameron’s favourite body-boarding beach at Polzeath. The Cameron’s are big fans of holidays around Polzeath and Rock. Apparently, a holiday house in […]

More improvements to our holiday cottage in Cornwall and 2018 availability

Blue striped chair with cushion saying Rock

The downstairs furnishings in Glen Valley holiday cottage in Cornwall are now fully updated and we hope you agree it’s looking a cosy and comfortable place to stay. From the kitchen doors to the curtains and dining suite to the washer dryer, it’s all new, including a fresh coat of paint. The finishing touch to […]

The Cornish Winter Fair – Wadebridge – 18 November 2017

The Cornish Winter Fair is a free to enter family event featuring farming, food, drink and crafts. The event takes place at the Royal Cornwall Events Centre in Wadebridge on 18 November 2017 from 10am to 5pm and everyone is welcome. Local food and drink producers from around Cornwall will offer you tasters, explain how […]