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Weekend of music kick-starts festival season in Cornwall
Indie four piece Maximo Park will join The Cribs and Gabrielle Aplin as a headliner at Cornwall’s Leopallooza Festival this summer.
AA awards for beachside hotel and restaurant
The Beach at Bude has been recognised for its high quality by the AA, winning accolades for both the restaurant and hotel.
Katherine Ryan and Russell Kane for Cornish comedy festival
Two of comedy’s biggest stars have been confirmed as headliners at Cornwall’s first comedy festival, taking place this August.

RIBA architect joins Cornish consultancy
Cornwall-based Laurence Associates has appointed its first RIBA-accredited architect.
Midsummer feasts in Cornwall
Dates have been announced for Nancarrow’s summer series of farm feasts, with menus starring the organic lamb and beef reared on the farm
Beach polo festival celebrates 10 years in style
Watergate Bay basked in three days of sunshine as Aspall Polo on the Beach brought high goal polo, jousting displays, fireworks, beach parties and a host of family entertainment to the north Cornwall beach.
Minehead hotel joins Providence Hospitality following acquisition
A 30 bedroom hotel in West Somerset joins Providence Hospitality’s growing portfolio of UK properties.
Surf and ride weekends in Cornwall
Family farmstay The Olde House are offering adventure packages combining cycling and water sports.
Cornish artisanship on display in Par showroom
The Cornish Bed Company is unveiling a range of its handmade beds in a new showroom near St Austell.
Three Cheers Pub Co. announce an eighth site
The award-winning south London pub group has now acquired The Bedford in Balham, London.
Sarah Johnson, Laurence Associates. Simon Burt
A feast at Nancarrow near Truro, Cornwall. Adam Sargent
Aspall Polo on the Beach at Watergate Bay, Cornwall. Lewis Harrison-Pinder
The Olde House activity break surf lesson, with Wavehunters at Polzeath. Wavehunters
The showroom above The Cornish Bed Company foundry in Par, Cornwall. Jack Kirby
 David Griffen Photography

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27 Jan 2016

VIDEO: The Magic of Cornwall

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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

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
sean gee

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

09 Dec 2015

Record attendance at this year’s Padstow Christmas Festival

Padstow welcomed record numbers to this year’s winter festival with more than 50,000 visitors across the four days, from Thursday 3 to Sunday 6 December. Now in its eighth year, the free-to-attend event has steadily grown to become one of the most popular food festivals in the south west. Over half of visitors travelled to… Read more

27 Nov 2015

Padstow prepares for four day winter festival

Final preparations are under way for the eighth annual Padstow Christmas Festival, which takes place from Thursday 3 to Sunday 6 December 2015. The free-to-attend event, which was awarded tourism event of the year in this year’s Cornwall Tourism Awards, has become the largest food festival in Cornwall. 45,000 visitors are anticipated over the four… Read more

24 Nov 2015

Festivities commence at Three Cheers pubs

Three Cheers Pub Co. have launched their new winter food and drinks menus at their seven south London pubs, all of which will be available from today until the end of December. The seasonal set menus are specific to each pub, but all feature festive classics alongside some more unexpected additions. Highlights include rum-cured gravadlax… Read more

16 Nov 2015

Polzeath development on target for 2016 completion

The £4 million redevelopment of Atlantic House in Polzeath, the popular local institution dating back to the Victorian era, is on target for completion in late summer 2016. Following extensive groundwork on the foundations, erection of the steel frame for the apartment, hotel and restaurant complex began on 9 November. This phase of construction has a completion… Read more

13 Nov 2015

Gold at Cornwall Tourism Awards for two Barefoot clients

The Olde House and Padstow Christmas Festival have been awarded Gold at the 2015/16 Cornwall Tourism Awards. At a ceremony in Newquay on Thursday 12 November, The Olde House won Gold in the category of Holiday Resort & Large Self Catering of the Year. Padstow Christmas Festival took home Gold for Tourism Event of the Year. Now… Read more