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16 Jan 2017
James Ram

Lambing experience deals in Cornwall

Families are invited to experience lambing on a working Cornish farm, with weekend packages at The Olde House – a family-run farmstay near Polzeath. On the weekends of 24 February and 3 March 2017, a two night stay in any three bedroom cottage is available for £250, with a late checkout of 6pm on the… Read more

16 Jan 2017

Chefs face off for Cornish food fight

Two chefs in Cornwall will go head-to-head in two special food fights this February and March. Head chefs Richard Massey and Tim Pile will square up for culinary showdowns, cooking for packed restaurants across home and away legs at their hotels in Fowey and on the Roseland Peninsula. Each chef will prepare two courses at… Read more

22 Dec 2016
Buttermilk donate over 1,000 boxes of fudge to Wadebridge Foodbank. Buttermilk

Buttermilk donates handmade treats to Cornish food bank

Cornish confectioners Buttermilk have donated over 1,000 sharing boxes of their cookies and cream fudge to Wadebridge Foodbank for inclusion in their special festive food boxes. Buttermilk delivered the fudge on Wednesday 21 December to a Foodbank drop off point near their Bodmin kitchen where they hand-make confectionery. Families in the local area will receive… Read more

20 Dec 2016
An adrenaline-fuelled match at Polo on The Beach, Watergate Bay, Cornwall. James Ram

Aspall Polo on the Beach announces plans for 2017

The UK’s original beach polo event returns for its tenth anniversary edition in 2017 with a new title sponsor. Over 10,000 people are expected to visit Watergate Bay for Aspall Polo on the Beach, which sees over 20 ponies thundering across open sand in high-level polo matches, alongside three days of entertainment. Held on the… Read more

20 Dec 2016
Jasper Flashman in Gawton, Devon. Alex Law

Bikepark Cornwall raises feasibility study funds

A project to develop a new mountain bike trail centre in Cornwall has successfully raised funds for a feasibility study. In total £10,000 is needed to pay for all of the reports and impact assessments for the proposed site near Bodmin. The £6,000 required for the feasibility study has now been secured, with a Crowdfunder… Read more

14 Dec 2016
Richard Massey, head chef at The Old Quay House Hotel, Fowey, Cornwall. The Old Quay House Hotel

Chef to return to roots for Burns Night in Cornwall

A head chef at a boutique hotel in Fowey, Cornwall, will be taking inspiration from his roots with a Scottish-themed menu in celebration of Burns Night on Wednesday 25 January. Scottish-born Richard Massey, head chef at The Old Quay House, has developed a six course tasting menu, championing classic dishes from his native land. For… Read more

08 Dec 2016
Sean Gee

Fundraising total doubled with the help of Doc Martin

The Port Isaac branch of artisan confectioners Buttermilk has raised £4,180 for local charities by using its Doc Martin connections, more than doubling last year’s total. The fudge shop, which appears in the ITV series as Mrs Tishell’s pharmacy, has been selling maps of film locations featured in the show to raise money for Port… Read more

05 Dec 2016
Alex Murray at the Fiji ISA Worlds, sponsored by The Cornish Bed Company. Ben Reed

Cornish surfer best placed Briton in Fiji finals

A Cornish surfer has returned from Fiji having competed for TeamGB in the World stand-up paddle (SUP) surf championships last week, finishing equal 16th in the competition. Alex Murray, a surfboard maker and SUP competitor, surfed five heats, making it through to repechage round four in the 2016 Fiji International Surfing Association World SUP and… Read more

05 Dec 2016
Jim Michell

Padstow Christmas Festival 2016 hailed as the best year yet

Padstow welcomed over 50,000 visitors to Cornwall’s largest food festival last weekend, marking for many the start of the Christmas season. The event, which took place from Thursday 1 to Sunday 4 December, featured demo’s from a roster of chefs which read like a ‘who’s who’ of the culinary world, including Tom Kerridge, Sat Bains… Read more

01 Dec 2016
Atlantic House

2017 investment opportunity: Beachfront fractional apartments with guaranteed return

Fractions are available to purchase at a luxury beachfront development in Polzeath, North Cornwall, with the management company guaranteeing a return of at least 5% on the purchase price. Atlantic House is due to open in April 2017 following a £4 million redevelopment. The project will feature nine apartments, 12 hotel rooms, and an expansive… Read more