Santa by Steam 2018

Father Christmas is visiting Cornwall from 1-24 December 2018, selected days. Times: Selected Dates Join Santa aboard his steam hauled train for a one hour journey. Gather your family and friends and take a journey with the railway elves to visit Santa’s grotto. Arrive at Bodmin General Station for mince pies, seasonal drinks and carols on…

Cornish Christmas Lights 2018

Christmas Lights Switch ON Truro, city of lights Wed, 21st Nov, (arrive 5-6 pm; 7 pm Lantern Parade, then lights switch on) Eden Project – Festival of Light & Sound Selected days 24 Nov – 30 Dec 2018. Enjoy a magical after-dark Christmas experience, all new for 2018, with giant projections, playful light sculptures and live…

Ice Skating in Eden – through Feb 2018

It’s that time of year when ice and hot chocolate seem like the perfect combination for an outing… 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…

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.…

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.