Cornish Pasty Week and the World Pasty Championships 2018 at the Eden Project

Britain’s first ever Cornish Pasty Week runs from Sunday 25th February 2018 to Saturday 3rd March. Organised by The Cornish Pasty Association, Cornish Pasty Week will culminate on the Saturday with the 7th World Pasty Championships, held at the Eden Project, Cornwall. World Pasty Championships 2018 In the competition both amateur and professional pasty bakers will […]

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 […]