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Ancient sites in West Cornwall Places to visit

Ancient sites in West Cornwall

If ancient history is your bag, then you’ve come to the right place. West Cornwall has the highest concentration of ancient sites in Europe: standing stones, stone circles, quoits, barrows, fougus, wells, Bronze Age settlements and hill forts. Even the

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Heritage Boat Tours with the Maritime Museum Things to do

Heritage Boat Tours with the Maritime Museum

From July until September, the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth will be offering an exciting new water-based excursion. We were invited along to experience one of their brand new Heritage Tours, on one of the museum's most prized Cornish boats, Jonik...

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St Piran’s Celebrations in Cornwall Events

St Piran’s Celebrations in Cornwall

As the Cornish National Day continues to gain notoriety the world over, so the schedule of events to commemorate the Cornish patron saint - and everything Cornish to boot - becomes an ever-expanding affair.

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New Year's Resolutions in Cornwall Things to do

New Year's Resolutions in Cornwall

Happy New Year (or blydhen nowydh da) - and what better place to start those resolutions than the scenic southernmost tip of the country, where a unique world of the outdoors meets a fabulous culture fest of the most stirring variety?

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Dog-Friendly Bude Places to visit

Dog-Friendly Bude

Treat the hound to a holiday as good as yours when you visit Bude, which is choc with fabulously dog-friendly things to do. From attractions to beaches and, of course – the great outdoors, whether you and your four-legged friend

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Jubilee Pool Places to visit

Jubilee Pool

Cornwall is known for its glorious beaches, but if swimming and sunning is your thing then a visit to Penzance’s magnificent Jubilee Pool is an absolute must. Built just a stone’s throw from the harbour, on a traditional bathing spot

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St Piran’s Day 2015 Events

St Piran’s Day 2015

Held on March 5th every year, St Piran’s Day celebrates the patron saint of tin mining and Cornwall. Observed for centuries as a feast day where miners downed their tools and much merriment ensued, these days nearly every Cornish community

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A day out at Pendennis Castle Places to visit

A day out at Pendennis Castle

Stay in Falmouth, and a must-see attraction to visit during your holiday is Pendennis Castle. Built by Henry VIII as one of a pair of gun forts either side of the Fal Estuary to repel invasion, it was improved and

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Cregyn Cottage and the Smugglers’ Tunnel Arts and Culture

Cregyn Cottage and the Smugglers’ Tunnel

This 300 year old, former fisherman’s cottage has an intriguing and mysterious history. Concealed behind a false wall in the characterful Mousehole cottage hides an 18th century smugglers’ tunnel, which is presumed to lead to the harbour where smugglers would

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West Penwith -Through the ages Places to visit

West Penwith -Through the ages

Overtime, the West Penwith landscape has been shaped by man with prominent features including stone circles, Cornish hedgerows and mining pits, making this stunning area of Cornwall well worth a visit. The Ancient Sites If you stare at the rocky

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