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21 Nov 2016
Atlantic House

Beachfront fractional development nears completion

A luxury apartment and hotel development in Polzeath, North Cornwall, has entered the final building stages as it prepares to open in April 2017. Atlantic House will feature nine apartments available to purchase on a fractional basis, 12 hotel rooms and an expansive bar and restaurant. Located just 50 metres from Polzeath Beach, each apartment… Read more

21 Nov 2016
James Ram

Padstow prepares for four day Christmas festival

Final preparations are underway for the ninth Padstow Christmas Festival which takes place from Thursday 1 to Sunday 4 December 2016. The award-winning free event is Cornwall’s largest food festival, with more than 50,000 visitors expected over the four days. Padstow comes to life with a host of events in addition to the chef demo’s… Read more

17 Nov 2016
Jasper Flashman in Gawton, Devon. Alex Law

Fundraising begins for new mountain bike trail centre in Cornwall

A project to develop a new mountain bike trail centre in Cornwall is looking to raise £10,000 to fund a feasibility study. Bikepark Cornwall has identified a site near Bodmin, and has the backing of the landowner to establish if the location is a viable site for the project. The fundraising efforts include a Crowdfunder campaign,… Read more

14 Nov 2016

A fresh approach from a new estate agency in Cornwall

A new estate agency has launched in Cornwall, combining many years of experience with the best of digital marketing. Rohrs & Rowe is the brainchild of Matthew Rowe and Martyn Rohrs, who have combined industry experience of almost 40 years. Matthew Rowe comments: “With Rohrs & Rowe we are embracing everything digital media has to… Read more

26 Oct 2016

New chefs announced for this year’s Padstow Christmas Festival

The organisers of Cornwall’s largest food festival have revealed the full line up of culinary stars confirmed to appear in Padstow from December 1-4. Chefs Tom Kerridge and Clare Smyth are among the famous names set to appear at the free event, which hosts over 60 chef demonstrations on two stages in the heart of… Read more

25 Oct 2016
Bespoke dog beds designed and made by the Cornish Bed Company. Steven Haywood

Cornish company launches bespoke metal dog beds

This year’s must-have Christmas present for the special hound in your life is a hand made vintage-style metal dog bed. Developed by The Cornish Bed Company, the bespoke dog beds are hand cast using Victorian construction techniques at their factory in Par, Cornwall. Starting at £895, the beds can be made from 11 of the… Read more

21 Oct 2016
Chocolate Almond Brittle sharing pack. Kingdom and Sparrow

Cornish company voted Champions of Confectionery

Artisan confectioner Buttermilk’s Chocolate Coated Almond Brittle was voted champion of the confectionery category at this year’s Taste of the West Awards ceremony. Bodmin-based Buttermilk received five awards in total for products including Smooth Clotted Cream Fudge and Luxury Caramel Sea Salt Fudge. However the Almond Brittle, which launched last year, was the overall winner…. Read more

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