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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

06 Jul 2012
James Ram

Farm’s wildlife commitment recognised with award

A family-run farmstay holiday company has received an award in recognition of its countryside and wildlife conservation. The Hawkey family, who own The Olde House in Chapel Amble near Wadebridge, were presented with the Otter Trophy at the Royal Cornwall Show in June by show president Lady Carew Pole. Awarded annually by the Farming and… Read more


25 Jun 2012
James Ram

10% off Cornish farmstays before 20 July

A farmstay holiday company are making the most of their location in the heart of the Cornish countryside by offering guests the opportunity to get closer to nature. Throughout June and July, The Olde House have some great deals for those wanting to explore the flora and fauna on the farm’s doorstep. Set in 550… Read more


23 May 2012
Sam Morgan Moore

New electric charge points at The Olde House

A Cornish holiday company has taken the next step in providing carbon-neutral holidays, by installing two electric car charge points. The Olde House in Chapel Amble, North Cornwall, now offer guests the chance to charge their electric cars for free from the power generated by their 1008 solar panels. The new initiative builds on the… Read more


03 Apr 2012
David Griffen

Taste of success for St Wenn agency

Cornish public relations agency Barefoot Media is going from strength to strength after recently landing a new client and welcoming a new staff member. Just days after new recruit Kate Ardron joined the St Wenn-based firm, the agency have won the pitch for the PR and marketing of the 2012 Cornwall Food & Drink Festival…. Read more


27 Mar 2012
Wavehunters

Learn to surf with The Olde House and Wavehunters

A Cornish holiday provider has teamed up with a leading surf academy to offer their guests a kids surfing club. The Olde House in Chapel Amble, North Cornwall run a partnership with Wavehunters Surf Academy at the stunning Polzeath beach, to provide surf lessons for their guests. Running daily throughout the Easter school holidays and… Read more


22 Feb 2012
Barn Owl hunting Adrian Langdon

New farm trail opens Cornish countryside to all

A Cornish farmstay holiday company have opened access to their 550 acre farm with the creation of three new permissive footpaths. Guests staying in the converted barns and cottages at The Olde House, near Chapel Amble in North Cornwall, can now walk out of their front door and straight onto the farm trail. The three… Read more


08 Feb 2012
Sam Morgan Moore

Spring lambing live on a Cornish farmstay holiday

With 16 million lambs born in the UK every year, lambing is one of the busiest events in the farming calendar, and this spring a Cornish farmstay company are offering families the chance to witness lambing live. At the The Olde House in Chapel Amble, north Cornwall, guests staying in the 30 self-catering cottages can… Read more


29 Nov 2011
Sam Morgan Moore

Quadruplet lambs born at The Olde House

Quadruplet lambs have been born on a North Cornwall farm for the first time in 20 years. The birth, which took place on Saturday, 26 November at 5.50pm, is a once in a generation occurrence on the 500 acre farm near Wadebridge. The Hawkey family at The Olde House in Chapel Amble, who operate a… Read more


03 Nov 2011
Sam Morgan Moore

Lambing live at Cornish farmstay holiday

Lambing is the busiest event in the farming calendar with 16 million lambs born in the UK every year, and this autumn a Cornish farmstay company are offering families the chance to witness lambing live. At the The Olde House in Chapel Amble, north Cornwall, guests staying in the 30 self-catering cottages can experience daily… Read more


18 Jul 2011
Tony Atkinson

Cornish holiday cottages plug in to solar power

A Cornish holiday company has taken a big step towards offering carbon-neutral holidays by installing a 242 kilowatt solar array which will directly power the business. All of the 30 self-catering cottages at The Olde House in Chapel Amble, 10 minutes from the popular North Cornwall beaches of Polzeath and Rock, will now be powered… Read more


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