Cornish Christmas Lights 2019

New this year: Wheal Martyn Clay Works – Celebration of Light & Clay Thurs 5th, Fri 6th and Sat 7th December. 4.00pm, 4.30pm, 5.00pm, 5.30pm, 6.00pm, booking essential. The event will last approximately 2.5 to 3 hours, including one 10 minute laser light performance and time to explore our immersive Woodland Wonderland UV area. Christmas…

2019 Cornish Christmas Markets & stuff

Is it too early to think about Christmas ……. ? Eden Project – Christmas at Eden 30 November – 30 December 2019 Christmas Concerts, Ice Rink, Lights & Lanterns, Christmas Jumper Swap Shop, etc. etc. Charlestown – Christmas Market 23rd – 24th November 2019, 11am – 4pm. Two locations – main venue is at Penrice…

Ice Skating in Eden – through Feb 2019

It’s that time of year when ice and hot chocolate seem like the perfect combination for an outing… OPEN 12 October 2019 until 23 February 2020 Public skate sessions are 40 minutes long and begin on the hour. Price: £7 (adult, 16 and over); £6 (child); £24 (family – four adults and/or children).  NB: a valid…

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)…

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…

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. www.101-things-to-do-on-a-rainy-day-in-cornwall.co.uk.  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…