I’ve long since been a motorhome convert and we’ve been holidaying and exploring both close to home in Cornwall and further afield across Europe for many years now in our trusty VW. For some, taking the plunge and buying a campervan or motorhome can be a big step so when I found about Kernow Kampers I was excited to find out more
Bodmin and Wenford Railway is putting the finishing touches to the plans for the upcoming visit by 60163 Tornado from 1st to 4th June...
Upon walking into the office at Oltco, it becomes immediately clear this is no typical flooring business. For a start, just a two-minute stroll from the iconic Fistral beach, it’s not located on some anonymous industrial estate in the middle of nowhere.
Providing over 20,000 sq ft of family fun, Kidzworld has plenty for everyone, which includes adults too, and with the majority of our areas undercover, a visit here is a great day out, come rain or shine. All the activities are included in the admission price and you can stay as long as you like.
Perfect for a morning coffee in the sun, a long and lazy al fresco lunch, or the perfect way to end a hard day out and about.
One of Cornwall’s most spectacular spring gardens opens for the 2014 season for four months from Monday 16th of February until 21st June 2015
Newquay Cornwall Airport offers year-round daily flights to/from London Gatwick and Manchester, ideal for both business and leisure passengers. With up to three daily return flights to Gatwick and flight times of only 70 minutes, it’s your quickest route to Cornwall.
From the moment you board the Skybus aircraft, you’ll know you’re onto something special. During the fifteen-minute flight from Land’s End Airport, the little ones get to watch a pilot in action; while you sit back, relax and enjoy the views of Cornwall’s famous rugged coastline.
This spring, leave the stresses of modern life behind with a visit to the island paradise on your doorstep. Take time out for yourself and reconnect with your loved ones, on the idyllic collection of islands where life moves at a gentle pace.
For many, a day on the Isles of Scilly is an unmissable part of any holiday to Cornwall. For West Country locals, too, it just wouldn’t feel right to be so close to a whole new world, and never actually make the trip. But here’s the surprising thing: spending time on Scilly needn’t cost any more, nor take any longer, than any other family day trip.
Giving your skin and peace of mind a little care and attention is not only a must,, with a location such as this, it is an experience.
Helston Farmers' Market is a vibrant, lively market, set in the beautiful grounds of Coronation Park in Helston. The Market is thought to be the largest of its kind within Cornwall, boasting some of the County's finest food producers.
From humble beginnings The Waymarker has developed dramatically in five years of operating from its rural location in the picturesque North Helford.
The Stable offers award-winning gourmet pizzas, delicious artisan pies and over 80 different varieties of craft cider served in a relaxed, rustic atmosphere. Whether you’re enjoying the panoramic views over the raging surf at the stunningly located Fistral Beach restaurant or watching over the beautiful bustling harbour of Falmouth, you’ll be treated to freshly made food and an extensive range of the West Country’s finest cider, served right by the sea
Home of authentic American smokehouse style baby back ribs, beef ribs, brisket, burgers, BBQ chicken, pulled pork and steaks. The Bullpit is inspired by family childhood memories and the aim is to create a family atmosphere while sharing the 'old school' tricks of a real barbecue for everyone to enjoy.
Mylor institution expands with new talent. The popular restaurant Castaways has expanded by opening a new pub, Castaways East.
Our range of boats are perfect for private hire, charter for weddings, parties, birthdays, special occasions and corporate events. Once on board one of our classic wooden ferries we promise you and your guests will have a great day out along Cornwall’s most stunning stretch of water...
Cornwall based company, Blue Sky Events is set to launch its new concept pop-up event, SKY Bar at the end of August on the renowned beauty hotspot, St Agnes Headland. In association with Estrella Damm Lager and Ca’Bolani Prosecco, SKY Bar is ‘popping-up’ to host eight individual events. Expect DJs, live comedy, acoustic, jazz and funk sessions in a series of exclusive and intimate cliff top gigs. SKY bar sets to deliver a series of unrivalled events.
From humble beginnings, this Cornish company now fly the flag for UK theatre on an international stage, but they haven’t forgotten their roots. Here we explore their thirty-four year history, and find out what they’re up to in Cornwall this year.
Re-opening in mid-June following extensive development. The award-winning Telegraph Museum Porthcurno brings together innovative exhibitions and family-friendly experiences in a unique historic setting. This is unlike any other museum you’ve experienced before!
The Hosking family has farmed at Fentongollan since 1883. The farm is in a beautiful situation in the heart of Cornwall on the banks of the Fal estuary, where we grow daffodil bulbs, vegetable plants, cereals and produce early fat lambs from our flock of Dorset sheep alongside the specialist horticultural enterprises.
Heligan, seat of the Tremayne family for more than 400 years, is one of the most mysterious estates in England.
One of Cornwall’s most spectacular spring gardens opens for the 2014 season for four months from Monday 17th of February.
With twenty five years’ experience of dealing in fine art, Beside The Wave is Cornwall’s leading gallery.
Falmouth Oyster Festival celebrates the start of the oyster dredging season, the diversity and quality of Cornish Seafood and in particular, one of the last remaining traditional oyster fisheries, dredging by sail and hand punt.
The Cornwall Home Show is Cornwall’s only and most exclusive home exhibition. Bringing together more than 40 exhibitors from across the county, this year’s 'Autumn' event offers you the chance to meet a fantastic selection of home experts at a key time of year.
The award-winning drinks producer, Penzance-based Polgoon Vineyard & Orchard, has recently launched a new tasting room and visitor experience area. Built as an extension to the existing retail shop, the tasting room and visitor experience area will provide an immersive experience for visitors, adding further value to Polgoon’s ever-popular Winemaker’s Tours.
Champion, conqueror, superman, idol – all of these words are alternatives to the word hero, but what better way to explain the term than by describing an ordinary person who leads an extraordinary life.
With its traditional whitewashed, thatched fisherman's cottages and fleet of working fishing boats, Cadgwith really is a true Cornish village.
St Ives, the most famous of Cornish holiday towns, loved for generations, is easy to reach by road or by air and easy by train too, along one of the most spectacular railway journeys in Britain.
If you only visit this popular village on the North coast of Cornwall once, the be sure to do so on 1st May when Padstow's Obby Oss festival, an ancient fertility parade, brings the locals onto the streets to sing & dance.
Having long been renowned for its extensive range of plants & expert knowledge, The Duchy of Cornwall Nursery has been a natural draw for those who love the outdoors. However, its hidden gem is undoubtedly the café & shop, which enjoys stunning views of Restormel Castle.
Designated as one of Cornwall's areas of outstanding natural beauty due to the quality of the landscape & spectacular coastal scenery with dramatic headlands & quaint harbours, discover secluded coves, sheltered creeks, lush woodlands & rural hamlets dotted around the countryside.
One of Cornwall’s most picturesque villages, with granite houses huddled together amidst narrow roads and terraced cottages dotted around the harbour edge. A popular tourist spot in season with a safe beach and a rocky islet lying nearby just across the bay.
Kids aren’t forgotten in Kneehigh’s theatre tent, The Asylum. On Tuesday afternoons, regular Kneehigh performer Craig Johnson presents his own company - Squashbox Theatre - and the well-loved puppets that make the line-up for Sea Show.
Just like the Lorax, who's the guardian of the forest, Eden loves plants, and also love encouraging kids to connect with nature, so they're putting on activities that will not only be loads of fun but will also get them thinking. It’ll make for a summer day out they’ll never forget!
Atishoo Designs is a contemporary arts and crafts gallery situated in the historic village port of Charlestown in Cornwall. Set within a World Heritage Site, the gallery exhibits work by over 80 artists, many based in the South West of England.
With a colourful history of smuggling and boat building, the south coast fishing village of Mevagissey is the perfect place to indulge in a living example of Cornish heritage. Wind your way through the picturesque working harbour to explore the many gift shops and art galleries.
If you’ve ever fancied getting kitted out in Victorian-style fancy dress and raising a lot of money for charity, then the chances are you may well enjoy the St Agnes Victorian Street Fayre.
A local company is leading the way by offering a series of workshops aiming to get people outdoors.
There can be few pleasures in life greater than slipping into a steaming hot tub as the sun goes down on a summer’s evening.
If you dream of having a swimming pool in your garden but would prefer to steer away from chemicals in the water, then here at Cornwall Living we may have discovered the perfect alternative.
Beside The Wave is an art gallery and publishing company located in the main street of Falmouth in Cornwall. It is housed in a regency building overlooking the sea.
Artwork from Truro College’s photography students will be shown in a week long exhibition hosted by the Knowledge Spa at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.
The Best of Cornish theatre: Bette and Joan, TIN, Anne Boleyn & Horrible Histories
If it’s fresh, locally caught fish that you fancy then Looe is the place to go. Although a popular seaside resort, it remains a fishing town with a fleet of small boats returning their catch to the port daily.
'Porthmeor Beach in St. Ives is a truly magical place. Considered to be the 'jewel of the South West', the sandy shoreline of Porthmeor is a haven for surfers and a firm favourite with families looking for a fun day out by the sea.
For too long, the South West has lacked a motoring event that champions the thrill of driving where you do not require a licence to take part, and has something to offer families and friends as well as the drivers.
From its home in Cornwall, Kneehigh has built a reputation for creating vigorous and popular theatre for audiences throughout the UK and beyond.
Unforgettable sights and breathtaking scenery await you on these unique islands. Only 28 miles off the Cornish coast, perfect for the day or stay a while.