Falmouth Oyster Festival 11-14 Oct 2018

Falmouth Oyster Festival Well, yes. The photo does show mussels, not oysters; however, the the Festival is celebrating oyster and mussels and … the start of the oyster dredging season, the native Fal Oyster and the diversity of Cornish seafood, with four days of feasting, cooking demos, live music, food and craft stalls! And it’s back for…

Ice Skating in Eden – through Feb 2018

Ice skating at Eden OPEN from 13 October until 24 February 2019 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 Eden admission ticket is also required. Penguin skating aids. “Penguins” are ideal for helping young skaters to…

Halloween in Cornwall — spoooooky!

There is so much to do on Halloween – hilarity or horror – you choose: ZOMBIE CRAWL – Newquay 27 Oct 2018, Saturday 13:00 – 18:30 Children of Newquay are invited to join the Newquay BID’s FREE Zombie Crawl. Wearing gory get-ups and ghoulish glad-rags they will parade through the town in a spook-tacular Halloween…

Award winning Food and Drink

Food and Drink Food and Drink in Cornwall has never been tastier! With a multitude of well known chefs taking up residence in and around North Cornwall, eating out has never been better. A culinary experience can be had to suit any taste and pocket – from taster menus to a full-on gastronomic blow out.…

The Cornish Winter Fair – 17 November 2018

The Cornish Winter Fair, a celebration of Cornish farming & food — and FREE. Saturday 17 November 2017, 10 – 5 o’clock. Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge PL27 7JE. Totally undercover. It’s a free event. Free parking on site. There will be plenty of farm animals that you can get up close to, a food and farming educational…

Cycling and Walking in Cornwall

The Camel Trail, a 16 mile dedicated cycling and walking route following the old ‘Atlantic Coast Express’ railway line between Bodmin and Padstow. There are several points along the way to join it – one of which is 5 minutes bike ride from the site on a relatively level route. The Camel Trail is part…

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 5LL, are right next to each other about half an hour away.  You have to see them to believe them.

Trethevy Quoit, pictured, ± PL14 5JY, very near the Hurlers.