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09 Feb 2016
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New for 2016: mid-week weddings

Luxury wedding venue Polpier in Mevagissey, Cornwall, is building on its success in 2015 with a mid-week wedding package for 2016. For couples keen to make the most of their budget, this is a cost-effective route to a stylish wedding without the need to compromise on finishing touches. Owner, Amanda Hines, has invested extensively in… Read more

08 Feb 2016
James Ram

Gold at South West Tourism Awards crowns a record year for Cornish farmstay

A Cornish farmstay holiday business has capped a record year in 2015 by winning gold at the South West Tourism Awards. The Hawkey family, owners of The Olde House in Chapel Amble, north Cornwall, have invested over £350,000 in improvements to their 30 cottages in the past two years. Since then, occupancy at The Olde… Read more

04 Feb 2016
Sam Morgan Moore

February half-term: Camel Creek Craft Week

February half-term is Craft Week at Camel Creek Adventure Park, beginning on Saturday 13 February 2016. Children are invited to make pirate ships and treasure maps that they can take home, or to test their art and design skills in a “Design a Pirate Ride” competition. The admission prices will be £11.95 for children and… Read more

26 Jan 2016
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Half term at The Park, Mawgan Porth

The Park, Mawgan Porth is a family-friendly seaside resort in Cornwall. The site has 27 acres of lodges, summerhouses, cottages, yurts and caravans beside Mawgan Porth beach. Built on the site of an ancient sand dune, The Park has half term covered with a range of family activities, dining and seaside accommodation on the north… Read more

25 Jan 2016
Sam Morgan Moore

Experience spring lambing on Cornish farmstay

A Cornish farmstay holiday provider is to offer lambing experience activities during February and March, with guests invited to experience lambing first-hand. The Olde House in Chapel Amble, near Wadebridge, is giving visitors the opportunity to meet the newborns throughout February and March, and perhaps even witness lambs being born during half-term week in the ‘Lucky… Read more

21 Jan 2016

Cornwall chef Emily Scott and St Tudy Inn shortlisted for two awards

A North Cornwall chef has been shortlisted for two awards just a year after launching her latest venture. Emily Scott took on St Tudy Inn as a going concern in December 2014, following the retirement of the previous owners. This month the pub has been shortlisted as ‘one to watch’ at the Estrella Damm Top… Read more

18 Jan 2016
James Ram

Six-course sushi night

The Park Café at Mawgan Porth is holding a sushi night with local expert, Chef In My Home Events, on Friday 29 January at 8pm. Guests will enjoy a six course meal which features freshly-made sushi classics, including, miso soup, sashimi, nigiri and maki rolls. Every course will be created with sushi-grade tuna and salmon, locally… Read more

18 Jan 2016
James Ram

New for 2016: the Group Tour

In 2016, Wadebridge-based Cornish Cycle Tours launches self-guided group tours for up to 25 cyclists keen to explore Cornwall by bike. Cornish Cycle Tours offers bespoke group packages all year round and the new Group Tour is designed to appeal to those looking for an active large group holiday, cycle club training or a team-building experience. There… Read more

11 Dec 2015

Cornish confectionery company secures Whole Foods Market listing

Cornwall-based confectionery company Buttermilk has secured a national listing to supply Whole Foods Market with four of its new lines. From Saturday 12 December 2015, Buttermilk’s artisan confectionery will be available to buy in four of Whole Foods Market’s largest UK stores: Kensington and Piccadilly in London, Giffnock in Glasgow, and Cheltenham. Buttermilk will be taking… Read more

10 Dec 2015
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Fundraising success with the help of Doc Martin

The Port Isaac branch of Cornwall-based confectionery company Buttermilk has raised £1,400 for Cornish charities by using its Doc Martin connections. The fudge shop, which appears in the ITV series as Mrs Tishell’s pharmacy, has been selling copies of an article about the show and the village of Port Isaac, to raise money for charity…. Read more