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Cornwall festival of feasting to appear on BBC1’s Countryfile
An organic farm near Truro will appear on BBC1’s Countryfile following a successful feasting event earlier this month.
Success for Padstow Christmas Festival
Thousands of food lovers and Christmas shoppers braved gale-force winds and wintery weather at the weekend to visit the annual Padstow Christmas Festival.
Weekend lambing breaks at Cornish farmstay
Calling all tractor fanatics and animal lovers – a working farm in north Cornwall is inviting aspiring young farmers to experience farming life for a weekend during the early lambing season.
The Princess Victoria re-opens
Following a sudden closure, former gin palace The Princess Victoria in Shepherd’s Bush has been given a new lease of life thanks to the award-winning Three Cheers Pub Co.
Experience Cornwall’s Poldark country with a self-guided cycle tour
As the hit BBC One drama Poldark begins filming for its fourth series, a Cornish cycling holiday operator has launched a new tour taking in many of the stunning filming locations on the Cornish coastline.
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.
Cornish hotel wins Good Hotel Guide award
A boutique hotel on the north Cornwall coast has been awarded a Good Hotel Guide Editor’s Choice award for 2018.
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.
New management company appointed by Cumbrian hotel
A four star hotel in the village of Wetheral, near Carlisle, has appointed specialist hotel management company Providence Hospitality to run the 51 bedroom property.
Award wins for Barefoot
We were awarded gold for Regional Campaign of the Year, and silver for Best Use of Media Relations at the black tie ceremony in Bristol in November.
 Adam Sargent
 James Ram
The Princess Victoria in Shepherd's Bush, London. Lisa Linder
 James Ram
A Superior bedroom at The Beach at Bude Elliott White
 The Crown Hotel
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Latest Posts

17 Jul 2013

New bird hide boosts wildlife tourism for Cornish farmstay

A Cornish farmstay holiday provider has continued its commitment to eco-tourism with the completion of a new purpose-built bird hide. The new hide, at The Olde House in North Cornwall, overlooks the farm’s 15 acres of flooded wetlands which link up with the neighbouring Walmsley Bird Sanctuary. Built 8ft above the ground, the new bird hide overlooks… Read more


15 Jul 2013
Electric Beach

Soul legends to headline Cornish beach festival

The second Electric Beach Festival will return to the sands of Watergate Bay, North Cornwall this summer with chart-topping legends Soul II Soul as the headline act. 2,500 revellers are expected to attend this year’s hip-hop, reggae and soul festival, which will take place on Saturday 31st August from 1pm until the sun goes down… Read more


25 Jun 2013
People and Gardens

People and Gardens branch out with new website

Two Cornish media agencies have collaborated to launch a website for a project helping people with mental health issues and disabilities. Public relations agency Barefoot Media and website design company Liminal Design joined forces to create a new website for St Austell-based project People and Gardens. Established in 1997 by Ken and Lorraine Radford, People and Gardens is a community interest… Read more


06 Jun 2013

Three Billy Goats Gruff

Three baby pygmy goats are the latest addition to the Pets’ Corner at The Olde House, a Cornish farmstay provider. The Olde House offers self-catering cottage accommodation on its 550-acre working farm and has recently welcomed the male pygmy goats to its Pets’ Corner. The first two kid brothers were born on 4 May 2013 on… Read more


20 May 2013

Record numbers watch beach polo

Record crowds soaked up the sunshine at the new-format Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach at Watergate Bay this weekend. An estimated 8,000 spectators attended the free event on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May, enjoying an expanded programme of high goal polo matches, equestrian stunt displays and a unique kitesurfer versus polo pony challenge. Elsa Corbineau,… Read more


13 May 2013
Kirstin Prisk

Star players announced for Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach

Europe’s best arena polo player leads a star lineup taking part in this weekend’s Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May 2013.


01 May 2013
Kirstin Prisk

Weekend spectacle promised for Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach

Watergate Bay Hotel are promising a spectacular weekend of equine entertainment as the new-format Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach returns to north Cornwall on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May 2013. The packed timetable crams in two days of polo matches, family-friendly entertainment and live music. The highlight of the event will be the… Read more


21 Apr 2013

Aspall Polo on the Beach media registration

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16 Apr 2013
David Griffen Photography

Sisters collaborate to produce new rapeseed oil

Two sisters, who live 300 miles apart, have joined together to launch a cold-pressed rapeseed oil produced from the seed grown on the family farm. Whizz Middleton of Barton Hill Farm in Bedfordshire and her sister Ellie Michell who lives near Wadebridge, Cornwall, are collaborating to produce and distribute Mrs Middleton’s Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil. The… Read more


03 Apr 2013
Kirstin Prisk Photography

Details announced for new weekend Polo on the Beach

Organisers have confirmed an action-packed schedule for the newly extended 2013 edition of Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach at Watergate Bay, North Cornwall. For the first time, the event will be held over a weekend – Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May – and aims to expand on the success of 2012 which saw… Read more


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