Poldark Cornwall

Poldark – is back !!

The hit series shows off some of the most beautiful countryside in Cornwall and you’ll find much of it near Ruthern Valley! Imagine Ross, Demelza … and Elizabeth (sniff) … in some of these beautiful spots. St Breward (30 min north) and The Hurlers hosted many outdoor scenes. Bodmin Moor is vast and somewhere on the moor…

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…

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…

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…

Wheal Martyn – clay works

A great day out in Cornwall – infused with Cornwall’s history Check out the original Victorian Clay Works, bursting at the seams with tools and machinery and real stories of Cornwall’s largest mining industry. Whether you want to learn about the clay industry, explore the woodland walks and trails, visit the Discovery Centre or have…

A Curious Art Market – every Tues-Sat in Falmouth

An Aladdin’s Cave of quirky art, jewellery, ethical taxidermy, vintage, antiques. A Curious Hall 13-14 Webber Street Falmouth TR11 3AU Tuesday to Saturday, 10am — 5pm every week Over 30 local and emerging artists A range of styles Leaning towards the quirky and unusual! Three downstairs rooms (wheelchair accessible) in this beautiful and unusual listed building are packed…