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Outer Space is on our doorstep!

EDEN in SPACE! The Eden Project is 20 minutes away from Ruthern Valley. Eden Project website This summer, explore our solar system and uncover the secrets of the universe – all in one epic day out in Cornwall.  Train in the Astronaut Academy, take a Solar System Safari, discover freaky plants that are out of […]

Folk Festival near Ruthern Valley
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Wadebridge Folk Festival 24-28 Aug 2017

Dougie Maclean • Cara Dillon • Dosca Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin • Black Friday • Dalla • 3 Daft Monkeys • Marvailh • And much more! Cornwall Folk Festival brings folk’s best to Cornwall WADEBRIDGE  FOLK  FESTIVAL Bank Holiday Weekend – 24th – 28th August 2017 Programme The Cornwall Folk Festival is the annual celebration […]

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St Endellion Music Festival, 26 July – 4 Aug 2017

59th Summer Festival in the Collegiate Church of St Endellion 26 July – 4 August 2017 Artistic Director Mark Padmore St Endellion Festival Chorus and Orchestra Conductors Ryan Wigglesworth, Aidan Oliver Chorus Masters Frances Cooke, Aidan Oliver Opening Concert 7.30pm £28 £26 £24 £19 BERLIOZ Royal Hunt & Storm (from The Trojans) SCHUMANN Piano Concerto […]

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Newquay Fish Festival 8-10 Sept 2017

Newquay harbour will be transformed into a Mecca for foodies, who enjoy the fine fresh ingredients available from Cornwall and its dramatic coastline this September. Over three days, top chefs from across the region will show visitors how to produce the finest fish dishes, during a series of demonstrations, with the opportunity to try the […]

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, […]

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, […]

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 […]