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River Cottage heads west to open festival of feasting
Chefs from the renowned cookery school will host one of three unique feasts at Nancarrow Farm, near Truro, on the opening night of the farm’s 1,000 Mouths festival which takes place from Thursday 5 to Sunday 8 October.
Line-up of top chefs unveiled for this year’s Padstow Christmas Festival
Food heroes Rick Stein, Paul Ainsworth and Nathan Outlaw will be flying the flag for Cornwall at this year’s 10th Padstow Christmas Festival.
Celebratory menu for Great Cornish Food Festival
A stylish Grade II listed hotel in Truro is to launch a celebratory menu to coincide with this year’s Great Cornish Food Festival.
Three Cheers Pub Co. announce ninth site
Tom Peake, Mark Reynolds and Nick Fox of Three Cheers Pub Co. are pleased to announce they will open their latest pub, The Princess Victoria in Shepherd’s Bush.
Buttermilk has announced 2017 Christmas range
The range will include their award-winning Mince Pie, Cranberry and Orange, and Irish Cream fudge, as well as some exciting new lines. The range was a sell out in 2016.
The Halloween Masked Ball
The Halloween Masked Ball returns to its nefarious nocturnal haunt at Los Flambardos, Helston, on Saturday October 28, for another chapter of devilish hedonism, this time taking its cue from the seven deadly sins.
Cancer survivor to lead Cornish coastal endurance feat
Four Bude men undertook e a gruelling fundraising challenge around the South West coastline earlier this month to raise money for two cancer charities.
Four Silver Stars awarded by the AA for Cornish hotel
The Alverton Hotel in Truro has been recognised for its high quality offering by the AA.
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Buttermilk's Christmas baubles, which contain caramel seasalt fudge. Kingdom and Sparrow

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11 May 2016

Surf and cycle activity breaks at Cornish farmstay

A Cornish farmstay has launched a new weekend package combining cycling with water sports. The offer includes two nights accommodation in one of the 30 cottages at The Olde House and a choice of activities over two days from £96.00 per person*. Cycle the Camel Trail on day one; then choose from adrenalin fuelled water… Read more

04 May 2016

Gardening scheme reaches fundraising target

A Cornish scheme that uses gardening to support people with learning disabilities has reached their fundraising target to buy a new fruit cage. People and Gardens is a Cornish community interest company based at Watering Lane Nursery, at Pentewan, near St Austell. Staff launched a Crowdfunder campaign on 9 March 2016 to raise the £1,500… Read more

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

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

30 Mar 2016
Keith Riley

The Alverton

The Alverton is a 50 bedroom hotel and award-winning wedding venue, in the cathedral city of Truro. Built in 1830 and located within 11 acres of gardens, the grade II listed building was once a convent for the Sisters of the Epiphany order, and former home to the President of the Royal Horticultural Society, William… Read more

29 Mar 2016

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

18 Mar 2016
Atlantic House

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