New Tintagel bridge

New Tintagel Castle Bridge

A HISTORIC WALKWAY In October 2018, they started work on a landmark project to reconnect Tintagel’s divided landscape. In the Middle Ages, Tintagel’s residents walked from one side of the site to the other using a narrow land bridge as high as the cliff tops. But the crossing disappeared between the 14th and 17th centuries,…

Poldark Cornwall

Poldark’s Cornwall

It’s hard to believe it’s all over! But it isn’t really… Ross and Demelza’s spirit lives on in the hardy Cornish people and the wild Cornish countryside. The hit series shows off some of the most beautiful parts of Cornwall and you’ll find so much near Ruthern Valley! Imagine Ross, Demelza … and Elizabeth (sniff)…

Chicken Ruthern Valley

Interesting Animals

Check out all our own pigs and chickens. The children can join in feeding time! And around the county there is so much to see and do… Octopi, sharks and seahorses along with loads of fish at the Blue Reef Aquarium. Always something happening at Newquay Zoo, including big cats, a Madagascan walkthrough and penguins. The…

Water Park Retallack

Fun and Adventure in Cornwall

Go-karting at St Eval. Kayaking, canoeing and SUPing around magical Fowey estuary with trips from Golant or Fowey harbour . Jump Off a Cliff at the Adrenalin Quarry! Sailing, Segways and more at Siblyback Lake Country Park The latest mountain biking news from nearby Grogley Woods. And even more bike trails all around us.  Lots of ideas for…


The Best Cornish Beaches

We are 10 miles from the north and south coasts and all their beach-based activities, whether for sunbathing, surfing and sandcastles – or for more Adventurous Pursuits such as kite surfing, Sea Kayaking or a leisurely guided tour down creeks and backwaters with Encounter Cornwall.  Many of the bays have schools for novices and those who wish to…

Renovated Shower Block

New and Improved Shower Block

Nicky says that it has taken a while… but Andrew and his experts have done a good job! You’ll find an improved shower block with a new family shower and an improved laundry and washing-up area. Front of the improved shower block. New family shower. Improved laundry & washing-up area.

Filmed in Cornwall

Port Isaac, film capital of Cornwall

Port Isaac Nestled in a valley on the North Cornwall coast is a sleepy fishing village. Unless it’s not sleepy. Sometimes it becomes the most glamorous humming port in Britain as film crews, catering crews, extras and hangers-on are all busy making movies! We know it as as Port Isaac, 35 minutes away. Fisherman’s Friends…

Tour of Britain Cornwall-2020

Cycling in Cornwall

2020 OVO Energy Tour of Britain – 1st stage Penzance — Bodmin Bodmin (the town closest to Ruthern Valley) will see some of the world’s best cyclists and cycling in September 2020! Staying at Ruthern Valley, you can stroll down the Camel Trail into Bodmin and catch the exciting finish of the first stage of the 2020 Tour…

kayaking encounter cornwall

Kayaking Cornwall

Enjoy the first buds of spring on the water! Encounter Cornwall is run by David and Karen. One of the few Activity Providers open at this time of the year, they are now running daily kayak tours and hire. CHECK OUT THEIR KAYAKING SCHEDULE HERE. In January (!) they guided a 70th Birthday celebration with…