The Great Estate festival – exuberance amongst the Camellia – Redruth, Cornwall – 2 to 4 June 2017

Claiming to be ‘The Most Rambunctious Garden Fete’, the inaugural Great Estate event dates are 2 to 4 June 2017, at Scorrier House, Cornwall, near Redruth. It sounds like the peace and quiet of Scorrier House and its gardens, famed for exotic plants and amazing Camellia walks, is about to be shattered. This is clearly […]

Big improvements to our holiday accommodation in Cornwall

We were working hard last weekend to make your stay at our holiday accommodation in Cornwall even better. Like most visitors you’ll probably be out exploring and experiencing Cornwall in the day but we want to make sure Glen Valley holiday cottage is the perfect place for you to wake up to in the morning and come […]

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Polzeath holiday plans

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Polzeath holiday plans. It’s just been reported that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are planning a holiday in Polzeath and Rock in Cornwall. Apparently Polzeath is where Prince Harry and his brother William holidayed as children and he clearly has a soft spot for the area. To Prince Harry Polzeath […]

Glen Valley self catering cottage in Cornwall is getting a makeover

Glen Valley self catering cottage in Cornwall is already comfy, cosy and in a fabulous countryside location. As new owners we want to make it even better. So, we’re updating. Here’s some of what we’ve done so far: Kitchen update – gone are the dark wood cupboard doors, replaced by a nice and light contemporary […]

Dates announced for Padstow Harbour Day 2017 – 4 June, 18 July and 2 September

Padstow Harbour day is organised to raise money for the RNLI Padstow Lifeboat. On three days in 2017 the lifeboat will motor round from the Padstow Lifeboat station at Mother Ivey’s Bay, Trevose Head to moor up at South Quay Padstow (subject to call outs). There you’ll get a chance to see the lifeboat up […]

Rock Oyster Festival 2017 – 7 to 8 July – Wadebridge

Oysters ready to eat. Rock Oyster Festival.

A feast for your taste buds and your ears. What’s on at Rock Oyster Festival: Now in it’s 7th year the Rock Oyster Festival is a mix of great live music and fabulous food, including oysters of course. There’s also fairground rides, market stalls, catering stalls, kids entertainment, performing arts and a farmers market. The […]

Help release baby lobsters and go rock pooling with the Padstow Lobster Hatchery team – 29 April 2017

Your kids are bound to love this baby lobster and beach experience with the Padstow Lobster Hatchery team. They’ll meet baby lobsters and release them into the wild and go rock pooling and seashore foraging. They’ll even learn what seaweeds can be eaten and try some, with guidance from special guest Megan Adams, a foraging expert […]

Trevithick Day, Cambourne, traditionally on the last Sunday in April

Cambourne in West Cornwall hosts Trevithick Day annually on the last Sunday in April. Cambourne was the birthplace of prolific inventor, mining engineer and early pioneer of steam powered transport, Richard Trevithick (1771-1833). A statue of Trevithick stands outside the town library. Each year the town celebrates the contribution Trevithick made to the local mining […]