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20 Oct 2016
Andy Grainger

Cornish surfer prepares to take on the world in Fiji finals

A Cornish surfer will swap the waves of Polzeath for the tropical waters of Fiji to compete in the world stand-up paddle (SUP) surf championships next month. Alex Murray, a surfboard maker and SUP competitor, leaves Cornwall on 29 October to prepare for the 2016 Fiji International Surfing Association’s World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship… Read more

20 Oct 2016
The Olde House

New for 2017 at Cornish farmstay: £500K pool development

Construction has begun on a new £500K swimming pool development at an award winning Cornish farmstay. The development at The Olde House, in Chapel Amble near Polzeath, will incorporate a new 15 metre indoor swimming pool, toddlers’ pool, steam room, jacuzzi and a sauna. It will be open in early summer 2017. The new pool… Read more

20 Oct 2016
The terrace at The Beach at Bude Seb Chandler

Festive celebrations on the Cornish seafront

A beachfront hotel in North Cornwall is offering party packages to help guests celebrate the festive season or see in the new year in a stunning coastal location. The Beach at Bude, a 16 room boutique hotel with a popular restaurant and buzzing bar, has developed a Christmas menu, available for both private parties and… Read more

10 Oct 2016

Introducing the ultimate Christmas Dinner hack: The Rudolph Burger

The ultimate Christmas dinner hack has been created by award-winning south London pub group, Three Cheers Pub Co. Created for everyone who loves Christmas dinner but fails to get excited about turkey, The ‘Rudolph Burger’ provides an indulgent festive fix in a bun, in a jiffy, and with room and energy left to carry on… Read more

27 Sep 2016
Skyscape cinema event at Carlyon Beach. sean gee

End of season at Carlyon Beach

A beach on the south coast of Cornwall is beginning to wind down after a busy summer of food, entertainment and sport events. Carlyon Beach, near St Austell, has hosted two beach banquets, an open air cinema event, several wine tastings, performances from Miracle and Rogue Theatre companies, weekly beach yoga sessions, and numerous music… Read more

22 Sep 2016
Families can feed the lambs and learn about life on a farm at The Olde House in Chapel Amble, North Cornwall.

Lambing weekends on Cornish farmstay

A Cornish farmstay holiday provider is inviting families to become farmers for a weekend, with a new package that includes first-hand experiences of farming life during the lambing season. From mid-November to mid-December, guests at The Olde House, near Polzeath in North Cornwall, can join the farm team on a Saturday or Sunday, helping in… Read more

13 Sep 2016

New Year packages on the Cornish coast

Two Cornish hotels are offering New Year’s Eve packages for visitors who wish to see in 2017 by the coast. The Old Quay House in Fowey and The Rosevine near Portscatho, both managed by Providence Hospitality, are including exclusive deals in their New Year packages, to help guests unwind and celebrate in style. The Rosevine, a… Read more

08 Sep 2016
The Rosevine Anthony Greenwood

Hotel group targets weddings and events growth with team expansion

A family of Cornish hotels has expanded its team with the appointment of a regional events and marketing manager. Providence Hospitality, which manages the Old Quay House in Fowey and the Rosevine on the Roseland Peninsula, has appointed Nicola O’Donnell to the role to build the event offerings across both venues, including weddings and corporate… Read more

02 Sep 2016
Kingdom and Sparrow

Buttermilk to launch new ranges at Speciality and Fine Food Fair 2016

Artisan confectioner Buttermilk will be returning to the Speciality and Fine Food Fair at Olympia, London to showcase four new inspiring ranges. The fair, taking place from 4 to 6 September, will see Buttermilk launching a new foodservice offering, a range of Cornish collaborations and luxury gift boxes, as well as showcasing their Christmas range. New products… Read more

11 Aug 2016

Autumn adventure breaks at Cornish farmstay

A Cornish farmstay is inviting guests to make the most of quieter bike trails and warmer seas this autumn with a weekend package combining cycling and water sports. Jaime Hawkey, manager at The Olde House in North Cornwall, said: “Many people associate Cornwall with the summer, but in the autumn it really comes into its… Read more