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…

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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…

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Caerhays magnolia

Spring comes early to Cornwall!

Yes, spring comes to Cornwall earlier than almost anywhere in Britain, so plan to be in Cornwall for the early Cornish spring! Well before the bluebells arrive in Cornwall’s sheltered valleys – as early as March and April – the rhododendrons, camellias and magnolias are in flower. Spring in Cornwall is often a joyous contrast of chilly…

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LostFest – Sun, 19 May 2019

It all happens in Cornwall! Lostwithiel’s quirky one day festival! LostFest, on Sunday, 19th May, is on track for another day of foot-stomping music, madness and mayhem! LostFest is an eclectic mix – there will be music and dance all over town to keep you entertained, stalls selling arts, crafts, antiques and food to browse, plus…

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2019: out with the old – in with the new!

Two new showers for the campsite 1 new family shower with sink and loo & 1 large shower with sink. Andrew, with plumbers, electricians and various other helpers and experts, is working hard over the winter so all will be spic and span and shiny for spring! Water is heated by solar power – with gas and electric…

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WiFi – free and fast

A few of our guests have recently told us we don’t make enough of our free WiFi on site. “… Oh and great free WiFi that my daughter discovered! My two children age 14 and 11 thoroughly enjoyed it.” A rarity in rural Cornwall After a long day out it’s fun to catch up with…

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