Boardmasters – Cornwall’s Coolest sustainable festival

Sustainability is the word on everyone’s lips and Boardmasters is leading the way! It feels like Cornwall has been embracing in the eco-friendly movement for a long time. From Surfers Against Sewage in the 1990s to the Plastic Free communities of today, I like to think that we go all out to protect this beautiful […]

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Marsland Mouth – crossing the Cornwall & Devon border on foot

Marsland - Devon and Cornwall border

I have crossed the Cornish border many times. By car and by train, on big bridges and small. But I realised a few days ago that I have never actually crossed it on foot. So the next day I set out to Marsland Mouth to change that. The Cornwall/Devon border wiggles it’s way between the […]

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A Guided Tour at Colwith Farm Distillery – Cornwall’s Award Winning Gin & Vodka Distillery

In a market that is bursting with great artisan spirits, we are all looking for that little bit more, that something special. So with an awarding-winning taste, unique production methods and a wonderful story behind it Colwith Farm Distillery really should be on everyone’s lips. Colwith Farm near Fowey was bought by Stafford Dustow in […]

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Cornwall on Film – Discover Ten Cornish movie locations

Each year hundreds of tourists a drawn to Cornwall. Many of them have come to know the county through TV programmes such as Poldark and Doc Martin. These series’ showcase some of county’s most beautiful locations. But what about the Big Screen? Where in Cornwall has featured in the movies? This article will help you […]

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Endelienta – Baroque & their summer programme

It is a dark and damp March evening but the leaded windows of St Endellion church are sending a welcoming glow out into the night. In the depths of the Cornish countryside, where the nosiest neighbours are the tawny owls, a small group of music lovers are in for a wonderful and unexpected treat. Based […]

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Women of the World Festival, Falmouth 2019

From the 7th until the 10th March Falmouth will be playing host to a whole weekend of free events, talks, workshops and performances to designed to celebrate and nurture women and girls in Cornwall. So, what is the Women of the World Festival? In a nutshell: It is a joyous celebration of what it means […]

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Ten Top Birdwatching Spots in Cornwall

Cornwall is a paradise for birdwatching. The county’s position, stretching out into the Atlantic, surrounded by hundreds of miles of beautiful coastline, means that not only is it an ideal stopping off point for many migratory species but it often has unusual visitors. Birds that have been blown off course or over-shot their intended destination […]

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Cornwall’s Social Media Stars – who to follow . . .

This is very much my personal pick of Cornwall’s top social media stars. The online influencers that I love and admire. The bloggers, Instagram and Twitter accounts and Facebook pages I just can’t do without! Just a few years ago I was a real technophobe. Me and my old Nokia phone were quite happy to […]

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The Iconic Wheal Coates

Standing on the headland, above the waves that tumble on to the rocks at Chapel Porth, affords you, in my opinion, one of the finest views of the Cornish coast. Towering cliffs. Roaring seas. Salt air. And as if to emphasis the drama and power of it all the engine houses of Wheal Coates stand […]

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Gwennap Pit & the richest square mile on Earth

Gwennap Pit

Copper mining in the area around Gwennap attracted thousands of people in search of work and wealth but had a devastating effect on the landscape. The tiny parish grew to have a population of around 8500 people in the 1830s. In comparison Truro around the same time had a mere 3000 inhabitants. In the 18th […]

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