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Kernewek Festival and Heartland’s St Piran’s Day Events

Kernewek Festival and Heartland’s St Piran’s Day

Part of the attraction of holidaying abroad can be experiencing a very different language and culture. The same goes if your destination is Cornwall. Considered an integral part of Cornish identity, culture and heritage, Kernewek was the native tongue spoken

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Eureka Escape Cornwall Things to do

Eureka Escape Cornwall

The team at Aspects are always up for a bit of fun, so when the recently opened Eureka Escape asked if we would like to do some team building in their Real Life Escape Rooms in Penzance, we jumped at

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Dog Friendly St Ives Things to do

Dog Friendly St Ives

As a dog-lover, I especially enjoy treating my hound to a little holiday – and as one of Cornwall’s most dog-loving, visitor-centric seaside towns, St Ives is the perfect place to take the pooch. From beaches to the rural interior,

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The Man Engine, steaming across Cornwall July 25th – August 6th  Things to do

The Man Engine, steaming across Cornwall July 25th – August 6th 

What’s 4.5 metres high, weighs nearly 40 tonnes, and will be travelling 130 miles down the granite spine of Cornwall over the coming fortnight? Only the biggest, maddest, mechanical puppet ever to have been built in Britain, that’s what. The

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Penzance Literary Festival – 6th – 9th July 2016 Events

Penzance Literary Festival – 6th – 9th July 2016

A warm welcome is promised at what has been billed as ‘the friendliest lit fest in the UK’. Now in its seventh year, there are dozens of events crammed into four days, held in eight undercover venues throughout the town.

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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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Golowan Festival 2016 Events

Golowan Festival 2016

For something wonderfully Cornish centric and utterly unique to the far west’s particular brand of Celtic heritage – Penzance‘s Golowan Festival is a fabulously unforgettable experience. Named after the Cornish language word for the Midsummer celebrations, it’s a unique and

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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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A day trip to the Scillies Places to visit

A day trip to the Scillies

There are lots of magical places to visit in Cornwall, but the most exotic one has to be the Isles of Scilly. An archipelago of five main islands and hundreds of smaller uninhabited islets and rocky outcrops, its status as

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May Day celebrations Arts and Culture

May Day celebrations

Heralding the end of winter and the arrival of spring, May Day is commonly observed throughout Europe and beyond. In north Cornwall the ancient ‘Obby ‘Oss festival in Padstow on May 1st sees the village awash with up to 30,000

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Cornwall’s best boozy days out Food and Drink

Cornwall’s best boozy days out

A visit to one of Cornwall’s superb collection of vineyards or breweries equals a day out with a bone fide, not to mention – incredible tasting – difference. It’s one of those occasions where our end-of-the-world location works in our

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Fat Hen The Wild Cookery School – Fish Food and Drink

Fat Hen The Wild Cookery School – Fish

There’s more to Cornish cuisine than pasties and cream teas. A proliferation of Michelin starred chefs, fine dining opportunities and high quality local produce has seen the county become one of the UK’s top foodie destinations. If fresh, flavourful, regional

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