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Where to see Santa this Christmas Things to do

Where to see Santa this Christmas

He’s here! The man of the moment will be doing the festive rounds at a venue near you, delighting children and adults alike as we dive into the yuletide spirit during the pre-Christmas period.

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Bonfire Night events in Cornwall Events

Bonfire Night events in Cornwall

Remember remember the 5th of November… Being on holiday during the first week of November doesn’t mean missing out on Guy Fawkes fun, as there are dozens of bonfire events and fantastic fireworks displays taking place all over Cornwall. From

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Ice skating at the Eden Project Things to do

Ice skating at the Eden Project

Get your skates on… Cornwall’s mild winters mean we tend to miss out on snow fun and games. When I was ten I lived in the States in Michigan, where there was white stuff on the ground for six months.

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New Year’s Eve in St Ives Events

New Year’s Eve in St Ives

New Year’s Eve in St Ives is always a hit. What started out as very much a locals’ event, is now a well-renowned party destination, with speculations being that it’s the country’s third largest fancy dress party – after London

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Mousehole Lights Events

Mousehole Lights

It just doesn’t feel like Christmas unless you have a trip planned to see the Christmas lights display in the small fishing village of Mousehole. The display has been produced every year since 1963 and now contains an estimated 7000

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Five reasons to visit Cornwall this winter… Things to do

Five reasons to visit Cornwall this winter…

Anyone who lives in Cornwall will be able to tell you that there is a myriad of reasons to visit during the winter months. The streets are quiet, the beaches empty, and you get a sense of the ‘real’ Cornwall

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Mousehole’s Tom Bawcock’s Eve Events

Mousehole’s Tom Bawcock’s Eve

The pretty fishing village of Mousehole is world famous for its harbour lights; a Christmas tradition which started in 1963. These days an estimated 30,000 people flock to see them, both visitors and locals alike as there’s something quite magical

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Truro City of Lights Events

Truro City of Lights

It’s cold. It’s dark. Winter cometh. Must be time to get the withy lanterns out then, take to the streets, make some noise and celebrate community. Well that’s what Cornwall’s capital Truro does for their annual City of Lights festival,

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Rainy day activities for all the family Things to do

Rainy day activities for all the family

The weather can sometimes be a lottery when you holiday in the UK, but there is so much to do in Cornwall that a rainy day won’t spoil your fun. We have a favourite saying that we are fond of

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Praa Sands: A Stormy Saturday at Sandbar Food and Drink

Praa Sands: A Stormy Saturday at Sandbar

When I first recommended Praa Sands to my visiting family as a holiday base, I didn’t think too hard about eating out nearby to be honest. How pleasantly surprised we all were, not least me, by the Sandbar on the

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Wharf office escapes the storms News and Offers

Wharf office escapes the storms

As storms on Friday night brought 60mph winds and high tides, many areas of West Cornwall were affected. The Aspects Wharf office in St Ives managed to avoid the worst of the weather but others, such as the Lifeboat Inn

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Tom Bawcock’s Eve Events

Tom Bawcock’s Eve

Legend has it that Tom Bawcock took his fishing boat out in a huge storm to save the village from famine, and managed to catch enough fish to feed the entire village. The fish were baked into a pie with

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