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26 Apr 2016
Clio's Van du Van at the Beach Banquet, Carlyon Beach, Cornwall. Sean Gee

Celebrate English Wine Week at Carlyon Beach

Carlyon Beach, on the south coast of Cornwall, will host the first in a series of intimate wine tastings on Saturday 4 June 2016, coinciding with English Wine Week. The event is organised and run by local wine expert Clio Collar, who will be serving up a selection of English wines from her ‘Van du… Read more

12 Apr 2016
The second Beach Banquet organised by Carlyon Beach was held at Crinnis. Sean Gee

2016 Carlyon Beach events programme announced

Carlyon Beach has announced the first part of its events programme for 2016, with the majority utilising the pop-up and events space on Crinnis Beach. Further events will be announced in the coming months. Highlights include the opening of the UK’s first beach-based frisbee golf course, performances from both Rogue Theatre and Miracle Theatre, and… Read more

04 Apr 2016
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Cornish producers collaborate to create gin-flavoured fudge

Artisan confectioner Buttermilk and Cornish spirits producer Southwestern Distillery have collaborated to produce two brand new fudge flavours. Buttermilk worked closely with Tarquin Leadbetter, founder of Southwestern Distillery to create limited edition Tarquin’s Gin and Pastis fudge products for Craft Gin Club members. The limited edition treats packs of gin, pastis and vanilla fudge are… Read more

04 Apr 2016
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Action-packed events calendar at Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay’s Extreme Academy has confirmed details of the sporting events taking place on the North Cornwall beach this year. Watergate Bay is renowned as a leading destination for action sports and beach activities thanks to the open expanse of sand and consistent surf. Open all year round, the Extreme Academy is a specialist school… Read more

29 Mar 2016
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Gluten-free treats from Cornish confectionery company

Artisan confectioner Buttermilk has highlighted its range of gluten-free products which includes many of its award-winning fudge flavours. The company produces over 60 different types of confectionery, many of which are gluten-free, including its chocolate honeycomb, salted peanut chocolate clusters, and chocolate fudge fingers which were launched at the end of last year. Buttermilk was first… Read more

23 Mar 2016
St Tudy Ale at the St Tudy Inn, North Cornwall. David Scott

St Tudy Inn collaborates with award-winning microbrewery

Chef Emily Scott and Padstow Brewing Company have joined forces to create a St Tudy ale. Scott has worked closely with head brewster Caron Archer to create an easy-drinking session beer which will be available at St Tudy Inn both on draft and in bottles from mid-April. Padstow Brewing Company has supplied St Tudy Inn… Read more

18 Mar 2016
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Steelwork nears completion at North Cornwall beachfront development

Work to return the former site of a much-loved hotel in New Polzeath to its former glory is continuing to gather pace as the steelwork nears completion on site. £4 million has been invested by the owners of Atlantic House to create nine luxury apartments, available on a fractional basis, along with 12 hotel rooms,… Read more

17 Mar 2016
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Refurbishment for Fowey boutique hotel

An 11 bedroom Cornish boutique hotel has undergone a refresh and refurbishment following a change in ownership last autumn. The Old Quay House Hotel in Fowey was acquired by South African investment group Fairtree Hospitality Real Estate Private Equity Fund, in September 2015, and updates were made to its bedrooms and communal areas over the… Read more

10 Mar 2016
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Polo on the Beach to be staged every two years

The organisers of the iconic Polo on the Beach at Watergate Bay have announced that the 2016 event scheduled for 9 to 11 September 2016 will not be taking place.  This will allow the organising team to focus on delivering a truly spectacular tenth event in 2017, with the event staged every two years on a permanent… Read more

10 Mar 2016

Favours fit for a wedding

Artisan confectioner Buttermilk has launched a range of new treats including two individually packaged products as wedding favours.  Buttermilk was established in Padstow, north Cornwall in 1964. The family-run business is now owned by David and Tracy Goad. Its extensive range of treats is lovingly handmade in-house by a team of craft confectioners. Managing director,… Read more