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 […]

Padstow Christmas Festival 7th to 10th December 2017

When is Padstow Christmas Festival 2017? This year it’s from 7th to 10th December. The growing Christmas Festival is renowned as a special experience attracting more visitors to Padstow each year for the winter weekend. There’s lots to do over the 4 days: See demonstrations from over 30 chefs including celebrity locals Rick Stein, Nathan […]

Nathan Outlaw restaurant in Port Isaac Cornwall is the best restaurant in the UK

The Good Food Guide has just named Nathan Outlaw’s restaurant in Port Isaac, Cornwall as the best restaurant in the UK 2018. In fact, outside London North Cornwall does very well in the best restaurant list. Restaurant Paul Ainsworth at No. 6 in Padstow, a few miles down the coast from Nathan Outlaw, comes in […]

Powerboat handling course with Camel Sailing and Powerboat Centre.

Five of us have just completed our RYA level 2 powerboat handling course with Camel Sailing and Powerboat Centre. Two days of eye-opening instruction in fast RIB’s with 115hp outboards. The River Camel estuary between Rock and Padstow is a haven for water-sports, including dinghy sailing, kayaking, paddleboarding, waterskiing and small powerboats. Camel Sailing and Powerboat […]

St Merryn Steam Fair & Vintage Rally – 24 to 25 June 2017

The North Cornwall village of St Merryn, 3.5 miles South of Padstow, has been hosting the St Merryn Steam Fair & Vintage Rally since 1980, in aid of local charities. St Merryn Steam Fair & Vintage Rally As the name suggests local vintage vehicle owners regularly support the event including classic cars, tractors and steam […]