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What’s on for Easter in Cornwall

Easter in Cornwall is one of my favourite times, Spring flowers in the hedgerows, more sun in the sky and leaving those cold winter winds behind. Easter marks the beginning of the season for Cornwall with the start of many events and festivals to enjoy. The Easter holidays also mean that the shops and cafes [...]

By | March 22nd, 2017|Activities and Days Out|0 Comments

The Best Cornish Events to look forward to in 2017…

Although Winter has seemed to stretch on forever, the nicer weather is on it's way (hooray!). And with Spring comes the beginning of Festival season in Cornwall, which means loads of great local Cornish events to support. Here's a few of our highlights on what to add to your calendars, and a few reminders from [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Activities and Days Out|0 Comments

Iconic Cornish landmarks you must visit…

Cornwall is full of iconic landmarks and places to see, but where should you head to next time you're on holiday? If you haven't visited all of these famous Cornish places then you should make them a priority next time you're here. These iconic Cornish landmarks should all be on your bucket list... Bedruthan Steps [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Activities and Days Out|0 Comments

Cornishisms and Cornish dialect from the West Country

So over on our Cornish arts and culture blog we have been learning some Cornish words and looking at the language of our home county. There are however a whole host of words which make up an unofficial language which most of us use everyday! If you've ever been to Cornwall or met a Cornishman [...]

By | February 6th, 2017|Arts, Culture and Festivals|0 Comments

Best things to do in a Cornish Winter

Cornwall is just magical in the Winter. With quieter roads, beaches and towns life is just a little bit more relaxed and chilled out. Summer can feel hectic at times, and the Cornish Winter helps you to slow the pace a bit and appreciate just how wonderful our county really is. We're sure you've got [...]

By | January 27th, 2017|Activities and Days Out|0 Comments

What’s on for February in Cornwall

Since the disappointment in the lack of events in January, February is looking more promising for Cornwall! Everyone seems to be past the post-Christmas slump and getting on with looking forward to Spring. With events for February in Cornwall including daffodils and running along the seafront chasing a little silver ball let's hope the sun [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Activities and Days Out|0 Comments

Learning some more Cornish words

Have you been following our Cornish language blog series, if not catch up with our first cornish and second cornish blogs quick! Here we discover some more Cornish words to develop your vocabulary. You might be starting to see patterns with some of the letters, or be able to recognise the english similarities to help [...]

By | January 20th, 2017|Arts, Culture and Festivals|0 Comments

What’s on in Cornwall this January

Well there's not a lot on if we're honest with you. From all the excitement of Halloween and Christmas the calendars for January are looking upsettingly empty. The thought of going back to work is depressing for many, but here's some of the highlights you need to fit into your evenings and weekends to make [...]

By | January 1st, 2017|Activities and Days Out|0 Comments

The slightly odd tradition of Christmas Day Swims!

Christmas day swims are something of the norm in Cornwall, and growing up as part of a Surf Life Saving Club it's just an annual event that everyone gets involved with. If you've never been brave enough to face the chilly waves with your Christmas hat on then maybe this year is your moment to [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Activities and Days Out|0 Comments

Angarrack Christmas Lights, the best in Cornwall!

The Angarrack Christmas Lights have a bit of a reputation in Cornwall and during the month of December our village welcomes thousands of visitors to marvel at the lights. The lights are spread throughout the village so it's best to ditch the car and talk a stroll through the lanes to really appreciate the atmosphere. [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|Arts, Culture and Festivals|0 Comments

The Truro Victorian Christmas Market

This week the capital is playing host to the Truro Victorian Christmas Market down on Lemon Quay. When you're in town picking up your Christmas shopping be sure to take a peak as we're sure you'll love some of the gifts on offer here. We went along to have a look but unfortunately have finished [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|Arts, Culture and Festivals|0 Comments

Try out Eureka Escape in Penzance

The Eureka Escape rooms have only been open for eight weeks and are already getting a name for themselves and have been recommended to us by several people. If you are looking for some alternative Cornish fun for date night, team building or a family night out then look no further. The Eureka Escape concept [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Activities and Days Out|0 Comments

Shopping at the Flambards Christmas Fayre

The Flambards Christmas Fayre was hosted this weekend so we went along to support our local businesses in the hope of encouraging more people to shop local this year. The Christmas stalls were spread around the Flambards Victorian Village and surrounding buildings making a great situation for a Christmas Fayre. It was just £1 to [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|Arts, Culture and Festivals|0 Comments

The Padstow Christmas Festival Weekend

The Padstow Christmas Festival runs this year from the 1st - 4th December. We headed along to see if it lived up to its recommendations, and we were blown away. There's still a chance to visit so be sure not to miss out on this one! Celebrity Chefs With a whole marquee dedicated to the [...]

By | December 3rd, 2016|Arts, Culture and Festivals|0 Comments

Enjoy the Etsy Makers Cornwall Christmas Fair, St Ives

We popped into the Etsy Makers Cornwall Christmas Fair and what an awesome little evening it was. Don't panic it's going to be in The Guildhall Hall, St Ives all weekend so make sure you head along. The Etsy Makers of Cornwall and St Ives gathered 35 of their best sellers to feature at this [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|Arts, Culture and Festivals|0 Comments

Christmas events in Cornwall this December

It's the most wonderful time of the year... and there's so many Christmas events in Cornwall. We are more than excited for all these festive fun activities and days out, several mince pies were eaten whilst compiling this blog! To find out when all the Christmas lights in Cornwall will be switched on read our [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|Arts, Culture and Festivals|0 Comments

The switch on of Christmas Lights in Cornwall

It's nearly that time of year when the dark streets sparkle with Christmas cheer. The Christmas lights switch ons have already started in some parts of the country, and Cornwall isn't far behind. Find out when and where to head for all the Christmas lights in Cornwall... Truro, 23rd November Kicking off the Christmas lights [...]

By | November 19th, 2016|Activities and Days Out|0 Comments

Porthminster Beach Fireworks, St Ives

The Porthminster Beach Fireworks were delayed this year due to bad weather on the 5th November. It was worth the wait though, and when they were rescheduled we made sure not to miss out! St Ives offers a magnificent firework display every year, and being perched right on the shores of Porthminster Beach the back [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|Activities and Days Out|0 Comments