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21 Mar 2014

National award success for Polo on the Beach

A Cornish beach polo event has enjoyed success at the prestigious national Travel Marketing Awards. Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach, hosted and run by Watergate Bay Hotel on the north Cornwall coast, won silver in the ‘Experiential Marketing’ category. Organised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Travel Industry Group (CIMTIG), the awards scheme recognises leading agencies and… Read more

23 Jan 2014
Kirstin Prisk

Polo on the Beach nominated for national Travel Award

The UK’s longest-running beach polo event has been shortlisted for a national Travel Marketing Award. Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach, hosted and run by Watergate Bay Hotel on the north Cornwall coast, has been nominated in the ‘Experiential Marketing’ category. Organised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Travel Industry Group (CIMTIG), The Travel Marketing Awards… Read more

02 Jan 2014
Steven Haywood

What’s new for 2014 at Cornwall’s Crealy?

Cornwall’s Crealy Great Adventure Park is preparing to unveil a £300,000 investment in attractions for the 2014 season. Alongside the winter animal breeding programmes, the park’s most exciting project is a brand new area for toddlers and pre-school children which opens its doors for the Easter holidays. Named after the park’s mascots, Swampy and Dina… Read more

02 Jan 2014
James Ram

Cornish Cycle Tours expand to Isles of Scilly

A Cornish cycling holiday operator has become the first to offer tours around both Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Cornish Cycle Tours has created two new tours, incorporating the Isles of Scilly, to its portfolio of self-guided holidays which vary in distance, length and difficulty. Famous for its scenery and sub-tropical gardens, the Isles… Read more

26 Nov 2013
Peter Alvey Photographer

Quadruple award success for Cornish PR agency

A Cornish public relations agency is celebrating after winning four awards at this year’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) South West England Pride Awards. St Wenn-based Barefoot Media won three gold awards and one silver, including gold for Outstanding Small Consultancy, at the black tie ceremony in Bristol on Friday 22 November 2013. Judged by a panel of… Read more

26 Nov 2013

Two key appointments at boutique Cornish hotel

An award-winning Cornish hotel has made two key appointments ahead of 2014. The Old Quay House in Fowey welcomes back head chef Ben Bass, and Alison Zutshi joins as general manager. The 11 bedroom boutique hotel is located on the waterfront in the heart of Fowey, Cornwall. Benefitting from fantastic estuary views, The Old Quay… Read more

21 Oct 2013
Sam Morgan Moore

Lambing in Cornwall

A Cornish farmstay holiday provider is inviting guests to experience its lambing season this November and December. Over 600 lambs are expected at The Olde House, near Wadebridge, where guests can watch live births and help care for some of the newborns. The lambing begins on 5 November 2013 and continues until 20 December 2013. The… Read more

30 Sep 2013
David Griffen Photography

Rapeseed oil startup lands new distribution deals

An artisan rapeseed oil producer has secured two distributors and a host of new stockists after a successful first summer. Mrs. Middleton’s cold-pressed rapeseed oil is now available throughout South West England, London and the South East thanks to distribution deals with Total Produce and Medallion Chilled Foods, a division of House of Westphalia. Based in Cornwall and Bristol,… Read more

15 Aug 2013

Last minute availability in North Cornwall

It’s not too late to book a summer holiday this year: a Cornish farmstay company is offering 15% off its remaining cottages until the end of August. The Olde House near Wadebridge, North Cornwall, offers over 30 self-catering cottages on its 550 acre working farm. Guests can escape to the heart of the Cornish countryside whilst… Read more

26 Jul 2013
Kirstin Prisk

Barefoot Media shortlisted for four PR industry awards

Cornish public relations agency Barefoot Media has been shortlisted for four industry awards. The annual Pride Awards recognise outstanding success and achievement and are held by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), the governing body for the PR industry. As well as being shortlisted in the Outstanding Small Consultancy category, the St Wenn-based firm… Read more