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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 exciting 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

27 Jul 2016

Cinema pops up on Cornish beach

Carlyon Beach on the south coast of Cornwall will be home to a pop-up cinema this August, screening three blockbuster films right on the water’s edge. Each film shares a common nautical theme, with screenings over three consecutive days: Friday 19 August – Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl Saturday 20 August –… Read more

25 Jul 2016
Jean-Philippe Baudey

Stylish new field-to-fork pub opens in South East Cornwall

The Carew Arms in the village of Antony, near Torpoint, is now open following extensive renovation. Serving a range of seasonal dishes and bar snacks using locally-sourced ingredients, the pub will also incorporate a General Store with a café space serving barista coffees and cakes. On the first floor guests will find the Loft Dining… Read more

15 Jul 2016
Buttermilk's Christmas sharing boxes. Kingdom and Sparrow

Artisan confectioner launches new Christmas products

Innovative Cornish confectioner Buttermilk has announced its range of Christmas products for 2016. Bodmin-based Buttermilk is adding three festive flavours to its award-winning confectionery range. Mince Pie Crumbly Fudge, Cranberry and Orange Smooth Fudge, and Irish Cream Crumbly Fudge will be available in Christmas-themed sharing boxes. The artisan confectioner is also launching a Christmas gift… Read more

14 Jul 2016

Cornwall’s biggest Christmas festival announced

The organisers of Padstow Christmas Festival have revealed plans for this year’s event which will take place from Thursday 1 to Sunday 4 December 2016. Now in its ninth year, the award-winning free event is Cornwall’s largest food festival, expected to welcome over 50,000 visitors. Taking place in the heart of Padstow, the volunteer-run event… Read more