LostFest – Sun, 20 May 2018

It all happens in Cornwall! Lostwithiel’s quirky one day festival! LostFest, on Sunday, 20th May, is on track for another day of foot-stomping music, madness and mayhem! LostFest is an eclectic mix – there will be music and dance all over town to keep you entertained, stalls selling arts, crafts, antiques and food to browse, plus…

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Fowey Festival 11-19 May 2018

Stay at Ruthern Valley for discount prices and take in the Fowey Arts & Literature Festival! Authors, musicians, gardens, landscapes, sculpture, photography, pottery, river cruises. Almost anything that could take your fancy is available in Fowey for the Festival! The 2018 programme of events offers interviews, debates, workshops, walks, talks and music events. Tickets on…

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WiFi – free and fast

A few of our guests have recently told us we don’t make enough of our free WiFi on site. “… Oh and great free WiFi that my daughter discovered! My two children age 14 and 11 thoroughly enjoyed it.” A rarity in rural Cornwall After a long day out it’s fun to catch up with…

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Royal Cornwall Show, June 7-9 2018

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 … Thursday 7th — Saturday 9th June 2018 Website: Royal Cornwall Show

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Artists inspired by Cornwall at the Tate, St Ives

TATE ST IVES Discover the light Patrick Heron CBE (30 January 1920 – 20 March 1999) was a British abstract and figurative artist, writer, and polemicist, who lived in Zennor, Cornwall. Dame Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth DBE (10 January 1903 – 20 May 1975) was an English artist and sculptor. Her work exemplifies Modernism and in…

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Camel Trail and estuary

The Camel Trail, Cornwall

The Camel Trail is only 5 minutes by cycle, a sixteen mile combined walk and cycle track alongside the River Camel created from the route of the Old Atlantic Coast Express — once quoted by Betjeman as ‘the best journey in England’

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Cheesering Bodmin Moor

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…

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kayaking cornwall

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,…

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