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An insider’s guide to Leopallooza 2017
With over 100 acts playing across seven stages, plentiful food and drink offerings, and entertainment for young and old, here is an insider’s guide of what not to miss.
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.

Winter breaks in Cornwall
A stylish Grade II listed hotel in Truro has launched details of its winter break offers.
Chef line up announced for 1,000 Mouths
Leading chefs James Knappett, Ben Tish, Gill Meller and Andy Appleton will be joined by teams from River Cottage, Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall and Hawksmoor at Nancarrow Farm near Truro for “1,000 Mouths”.

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.
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.
Thousands party in north Cornwall for 11th Leopallooza Festival
Big name artists, breaking talent, and thousands of music fans partied at the 11th Leopallooza Festival this weekend.

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.
The Avalon and The Latchmere launch bottomless brunch
Starting on 1st July, south London’s favourite boutique pubs, the majestic Avalon in Clapham and the beautiful Latchmere in Battersea will now be serving brunch.
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.
Barefoot in the running for five industry awards
We have been shortlisted five times in the CIPR’s Pride Awards for our work on Padstow Christmas Festival and Aspall Polo on the Beach.
Music fans relax in a woodland area at The Wyldes, north Cornwall. Rob Feather
Aspall Polo on the Beach at Watergate Bay, Cornwall. Lewis Harrison-Pinder
 James Ram
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
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Buttermilk's Christmas baubles, which contain caramel seasalt fudge. Kingdom and Sparrow
Fireworks celebrating ten years of Polo on the Beach. Lewis Harrison Pinder

Latest Posts

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


25 Jan 2013
Sam Morgan Moore

Lambing on a spring holiday in Cornwall

Guests on a spring holiday in Cornwall are able to experience lambing first-hand at The Olde House. The Hawkey family, who have been farming at The Olde House for four generations, will be welcoming over 700 lambs to their farm in February and March. Guests staying in one of their 30 self-catering cottages in Chapel Amble,… Read more


04 Jan 2013

North Cornwall is UK’s newest hotspot to see migrating birds

A Cornish farmstay holiday provider has partnered with a bird sanctuary to offer guests the opportunity to spot some of the rarest migrating birds in the country. The Hawkey family, who run 30 self catering cottages at The Olde House near Wadebridge, have flooded 15 acres of their farmland to create wetlands as part of the Walmsley… Read more


02 Jan 2013
James Ram

Cornish Cycle Tours go electric

A Cornish cycling holiday specialist has introduced a fleet of new electric hire cycles to enable cyclists of all abilities to explore the county on two wheels. Cornish Cycle Tours are the first and only company in Cornwall to offer the electric bikes which are perfect for mixed ability groups or those looking to improve… Read more


17 Dec 2012
Latitude 50

Triple account win for Cornish PR agency

A Cornish public relations agency has landed three account wins in the last month, including an award-winning group of pubs in south London. 

Barefoot Media, based near Wadebridge, specialise in food and drink, travel and events PR as well as providing digital marketing and content creation services. Renaissance Pubs, which has six properties in Clapham,… Read more


12 Nov 2012
Sam Morgan Moore

Barefoot Media scoops silver in PR industry awards

A Cornish public relations agency is celebrating after success at the annual Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) West of England Pride Awards. St Wenn-based Barefoot Media won a Silver award for their Lambing Live campaign for Cornish farmstay holiday company The Olde House at the black tie ceremony in Bristol on Friday 9 November 2012. Judged… Read more


31 Oct 2012
Sam Morgan Moore

Lambing live on a Cornish farmstay holiday

A Cornish farmstay is offering its guests the chance to experience lambing first hand this November and December. The Olde House, a 500 acre working farm in Chapel Amble, north Cornwall, is expecting the birth of over 700 lambs, including a rare set of quadruplets. Last year a set of quadruplets were born successfully on… Read more


16 Oct 2012
Tony Atkinson

Solar panels spark donation to community fund

A north Cornish farmstay holiday company has donated a percentage of the income from their solar energy scheme to a local community fund in Wadebridge. The Hawkey family, who own The Olde House in Chapel Amble near Wadebridge, presented the cheque for £500 to representatives from Wadebridge Renewable Energy Network (WREN) on Friday 12 October. The… Read more


25 Jul 2012
James Ram

Barefoot Media up for three PR industry awards

Cornish public relations agency Barefoot Media has been shortlisted for three prestigious industry awards, it has been announced today. The annual PRide awards recognise outstanding success and achievement and are held by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) – the professional body for the PR industry. The St. Wenn-based company has been shortlisted in… Read more


17 Jul 2012
Sam Morgan Moore

School holiday deals at Cornish farmstay

It’s not too late to book a bargain summer holiday in Cornwall this year: a farmstay holiday company are offering a 20% last minute discount on all holidays throughout July and August. Set in the heart of the Cornish countryside near Rock and Polzeath, north Cornwall, The Olde House offers over 30 self-catering holiday cottages…. Read more


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