Charlestown Regatta
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Charlestown Regatta Week 22 – 28 July

Fun for the whole family. Regatta Week schedule. Regatta week is run by a committee of volunteers. As well as providing a week of fun and entertainment for the village and its visitors, the aim is to raise money for the benefit of Charlestown and its residents. This includes the purchase and ongoing maintenance of […]

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 […]

Bandsmen's Royal Trophy
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West of England Bandsmen’s Festival, 17 June 2017

West of England Bandsmen’s Festival Saturday 17th June 2017 Bugle, Cornwall Transport back to 1912, a time when the gramophone was in its infancy and the wireless had not been invented. Live performances were the only opportunity of enjoying music and it was against this backdrop that the idea of a band contest was greeted […]

Rock Oyster Festival II
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Rock Oyster Festival, 7-8 Jul 2017

7th – 8th July 2017 Rock, Cornwall Rock Oyster Festival 2017. Early Bird Ticket prices are available until 30th June 2017 at 12 midday. All teens (12 – 17yrs) and children (11yrs and under) must be accompanied by an adult. Kids (11 yrs and under) go free this year, but will still need a ticket. […]

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 …

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 […]

AuroraB-large II
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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 […]

Fowey kayaking V
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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 […]