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Wild Swimming in Cornwall Things to do

Wild Swimming in Cornwall

In hot countries, stripping off to cool down in a body of water is normal. Jumping into lakes, rivers, the sea, is a refreshing and relaxing pastime to be enjoyed by all. You don’t need any specialist equipment, just a

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Spring/Summer 2016 Art Events in Cornwall Arts and Culture

Spring/Summer 2016 Art Events in Cornwall

Cornwall’s cultural scene is arguably as renowned as its majestic natural landscapes, with world-famous artists such as Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth, Naum Gabo, Terry Frost and Kurt Jackson – to name but a few – all synonymous with the place.

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Fish, Art and Newlyn Arts Festival Events

Fish, Art and Newlyn Arts Festival

You’d be forgiven for thinking that Newlyn is all about the fish. Home to one of the largest fishing fleets in the UK, and providing a livelihood for many, the industry contributes millions of pounds to the Cornish economy each

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Eating out in West Cornwall: Top spots Food and Drink

Eating out in West Cornwall: Top spots

What West Cornwall has in abundance (apart from soul-stirring panoramas, breathtaking natural landscape and iconic attractions…) is an array of truly top-notch places to eat. From beautiful beach cafés to country pub boltholes, boutique delis and hidden village gems, West

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Cornish pubs with cosy open fires Food and Drink

Cornish pubs with cosy open fires

Evenings drawing in, a wintry nip in the air, sounds like the perfect excuse to swap your front room for a cosy corner in one of West Cornwall’s many welcoming traditional pubs. And what better way to end a blustery

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Seafood restaurants in Cornwall Food and Drink

Seafood restaurants in Cornwall

Cornwall is both surrounded by and synonymous with the sea. A mesmerising mix of Atlantic Ocean, English Channel and Celtic Sea cradle the land, affording a fertile fruits de mer haul of the highest calibre. And where better else to

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Newlyn Fish Festival | 31st August Events

Newlyn Fish Festival | 31st August

You may not get more Cornish than the Newlyn Fish Festival. Based in the county’s far wild west, the event is now in its 26th year and continues to grow in both popularity and reputation. Combining the spectacular centre stage

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The Best Free Days Out in Cornwall Things to do

The Best Free Days Out in Cornwall

Let’s face it – when it comes to holidaying in Cornwall, it really is one of those destinations where the phrase “the best things in life are free” actually rings true. As a minority-status-boasting, almost-island like distinct nation in the

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Paint, Landscape and Light Arts and Culture

Paint, Landscape and Light

– a three day art course at Newlyn School of Art There’s a particular kind of peninsula light that has attracted artists to this furthermost tip of Cornwall since the 1880s. A colony of artists, lapping up the light and

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The best fish and chips shops in West Cornwall! Food and Drink

The best fish and chips shops in West Cornwall!

As you might expect from a region full of seaside villages and holiday makers, there are plenty of amazing fish and chip shops to choose from when you stay in West Cornwall. Whether you want a sit down meal in

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Walking in Cornwall: Mousehole Walks Places to visit

Walking in Cornwall: Mousehole Walks

Mousehole is best when entered on foot, or bus, or bike. Cars are not the way to see Mousehole and best left at home. If you have to bring a car, there’s a big car park on the Penzance side

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Newlyn Fish Festival Events

Newlyn Fish Festival

No August bank holiday is complete without the annual Newlyn Fish Festival. The day is a celebration of all things to do with the sea, fishing and seafood and is popular with locals and visitors alike. The small village is

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