Cornwall Show nr Ruthern Valley
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Royal Cornwall Show, June 8-10 2017

There isn’t a straightforward way to describe the Royal Cornwall Show.  There is so much to do and see. Main Ring Entertainment Flower Show Food and Farming Pavillion CORMAC Countryside Area Steam Fair Cornish Heritage Centre Young Farmers Westcountry Arts, Crafts & Design … Scarecrow Trail Festival of Dance Green Cornwall Show Blacksmiths’ Competition Trade Stand deals […]

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Spring comes early to Cornwall!

Yes, spring comes to Cornwall earlier than almost anywhere in Britain, so plan to be in Cornwall for the early Cornish spring! Well before the bluebells arrive in Cornwall’s sheltered valleys as early as March and April, the rhododendrons, camellias and magnolias are in flower. Spring in Cornwall is often a joyous contrast of chilly weather, enticing […]

Helman Tor near Ruthern Valley
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Best Cornish Picnic spots near Ruthern Valley

Picnic Spots near Ruthern Valley Visit Cornwall has compiled its Top 10 Favourite Picnic Spots and Ruthern Valley is close to so many! Camel Trail, Grogley Halt (3 min) Cardinham Woods (19 min) Polly Joke Beach, Crantock (31 min) Bedruthan Steps (33 min) Fowey Picnic Boat (34 min) Lost Gardens of Heligan (38 min) Two more […]

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Stargazing from Ruthern Valley

No light pollution – great for stargazing Inspired by the Aurora Borealis in Cornwall, we have been doing a little stargazing. Did you know you can see the Milky Way from Earth? On a clear night we can see the Milky Way, Cassiopeia, Ursa Major (The Plow, or The Big Dipper if you’re American), and lots more. We […]

Ross & Demelza on cliff
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Poldark – It’s all about Cornwall!

The hit series shows off some of the most beautiful countryside in Cornwall and you’ll find much of it near Ruthern Valley! Imagine Ross and Demelza in some of these beautiful spots. St Breward (30 min north) and The Hurlers hosted many outdoor scenes. Bodmin Moor is vast and somewhere on the moor is the exterior of Poldark’s cottage, Nampara.  Tregirls beach is […]

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Fowey River Kayak Adventures

Outstanding Natural Beauty and Marine Conservation Explore its Creeks & Backwaters on the high tide – or on the low tide venture down to its historic Harbours & Beaches. On both trips you will be paddling through an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Marine Conservation Area teeming with wildlife that includes kingfishers, herons, […]

Mega Pods at Ruthernbridge
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Ruthernbridge and turn left — Mega Pods have arrived!

Mega Pods available from 20th May. A magnificent MEGA-combination of comfort and camping with the convenience of running water and underfloor heating.  It’s glamtastic camping.  However you want to spend your day, you know that the Mega Pod is comfy, warm and dry on your return. After surfing on the North Cornwall coast, or cycling to Padstow […]

Trethevy Quoit - Neolithic Cornwall
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Neolithic Cornwall

Away from the bustle, away from the beaches, away from the buzz – imagine what it would be like to live in Cornwall 5000 years ago … First, find a high hill — Neolithic Cornwall near Ruthern Valley: Rough Tor, perfect for a picnic.  ± PL32 9QJ. Right across the A30 is Helman Tor.  ± PL30 5DF.  The Cheeserings and the Hurlers, ± PL14 5LL, […]

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Doc Martin’s Cornwall

Port Wenn Nestled in a valley on the North Cornwall coast is the sleepy fishing village of Port Wenn, home to Doc Martin, the grumpy TV doctor. Port Isaac We know it as Port Isaac, 35 minutes away, and it has been the site of quite a few TV and film treats: Amy Foster Amy […]

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Grogley Woods Mountain Biking Video

Grogley Woods Ruthernbridge Cornwall From dirtmountainbike.com/news: “Grogley Trails are subjected to a moto enduro each year and to get the trails back into prime unpowered bike conditions Dom Pearce and the boys have been out in the short days getting the trails back up and running. We popped down to check these trails out.” Check […]