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A Screen Sensation: Discover Poldark’s Cornwall Places to visit

A Screen Sensation: Discover Poldark’s Cornwall

If (unlike me) you can divert your gaze beyond the rugged beauty of Ross Poldark himself, viewers of the current BBC hit programme may notice an even more striking star of the show: Cornwall. From ancient myths

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Poldark: Series 2 Arts and Culture

Poldark: Series 2

I’m delighted to declare the return of Ross Poldark. Or, more specifically, the beautifully brooding presence of Aidan Turner who will be reprising his hugely popular role by gracing our screens weekly from 4th September – adding some welcome sunshine

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Healey’s Cyder Farm and Little Orchard Festival 2016 Events

Healey’s Cyder Farm and Little Orchard Festival 2016

You don’t have to be a Wurzel to be a cider drinker. In fact cider’s rough and ready fan base has long since been replaced by aficionados who relish a pint or two of speciality craft cider. Tipplers with a

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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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Lifeboat Stations in Cornwall Places to visit

Lifeboat Stations in Cornwall

Famous for its maritime culture, Cornwall is – in short – synonymous with the sea. From pirates and smugglers to surfers and sailors, the fact that the county is practically surrounded by water is central to both the identity of

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Koru Kayaking Adventures Things to do

Koru Kayaking Adventures

Kayaking is a fantastic way to see and appreciate Cornwall’s natural beauty. You can choose from inland rivers and waterways, or explore some of the county’s rugged coastline. Although there are places where you can ‘go it alone’ and hire

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Our favourite beaches in North Cornwall Places to visit

Our favourite beaches in North Cornwall

There are so many stunning beaches in Cornwall, and with the North Coast of Cornwall being home to such a variety, we’ve featured our favourites and what makes them special. If you’re staying in one of our Newquay holiday cottages,

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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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St Agnes Outsid’er Festival | April 2015 Events

St Agnes Outsid’er Festival | April 2015

Celebrating the great outdoors, St Agnes is set to once again host its delightful Outsid’er event, where the local environment takes centre stage, and there’s a range of activities on offer for people to try their hand at something fun

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A circular walk from Porthtowan to St Agnes Things to do

A circular walk from Porthtowan to St Agnes

This is a really interesting and varied walk to do as it takes in many different examples of Cornish scenery and landscape. It’s not for the faint-hearted – there are some hills to be conquered and, depending on which route

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World Bellyboard Championships 2014 Events

World Bellyboard Championships 2014

Daft I know, but I frequently forget how amazing it is to live by the sea. And that for many people, a week’s holiday in Cornwall is their only chance to bum around on beaches and frolic in the waves.

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Ten of the best surf spots in Cornwall Things to do

Ten of the best surf spots in Cornwall

Where to surf in Cornwall The North Coast of Cornwall is well known for its beautiful beaches – but for many, the waves are another major attraction. If you are a body boarder or an experienced surfer there is a

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