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Local charities benefit from success of festival
A celebration evening was held in Padstow recently to distribute to local charities almost £6,000 raised last year by the Friends of Padstow Christmas Festival.
Scottish chef to bring Burns Night to Cornwall
The head chef at a boutique hotel in Fowey, Cornwall, will be tapping into his Scottish roots with a seven course dinner in celebration of Burns Night on Thursday 25 January.
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.
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.
New Managing Director for historic Cornish hotel
The new year heralds a change of leadership at Cornwall’s historic Alverton Hotel.

Two top awards for Cornish housebuilder
A prestige housebuilding company in north Cornwall is celebrating after its senior site manager picked up two major industry awards.
Inaugural London Oyster Week to challenge preconceptions and promote sustainability
The first city-wide celebration of oysters will take place in London this April.
Instagram and iPhone food photography workshops hosted in Cornwall
We are hosting two iPhone and Instagram food photography workshops this January following two sell-out workshops in 2017.
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A Superior bedroom at The Beach at Bude Elliott White
Fistral House, a Legacy Properties project in Newquay, Cornwall. Mike Searle
London Oyster Week takes place from 21 to 29 April 2018. Brahma Studios

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11 Sep 2017
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Celebratory menu for Great Cornish Food Festival

A stylish Grade II listed hotel in Truro is to launch a celebratory menu to coincide with this year’s Great Cornish Food Festival. From 18 to 24 September, The Alverton Hotel will feature dishes focussing on Cornish ingredients alongside its two AA rosette restaurant, The Brasserie’s à la carte menu. Head chef Simon George has devised three… Read more

06 Sep 2017
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Three Cheers Pub Co. announce ninth site

Tom Peake, Mark Reynolds and Nick Fox of Three Cheers Pub Co. are pleased to announce they will open their latest pub, The Princess Victoria in Shepherd’s Bush in October. This will be the ninth site to be operated by the award-winning London pub group and their second acquisition for Six Cheers Ltd, their ‘Managed Expert’ partnership with Ei… Read more

31 Aug 2017

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. Previously holding four AA Stars, the handsome Grade II listed hotel was awarded four AA SILVER Stars earlier this month. It has also retained two AA Rosettes for its Brasserie, held since July 2016. The 50 bedroom hotel in the… Read more

16 Aug 2017
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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. The highly-acclaimed culinary trio, who are longstanding champions of the annual event, will be joined by a who’s who of top chefs including Angela Hartnett, Michael Caines, Nieves Barragán Mohacho, Jack Stein, Sat Bains,… Read more

16 Aug 2017

Cancer survivor to lead Cornish coastal endurance feat

Four Bude men will undertake a gruelling fundraising challenge around the South West coastline later this month to raise money for cancer charities. The Smugglers’ Challenge will see the team hand-paddle 289 miles around the coast on an 18 foot surfboard, starting in Plymouth at the end of August and finishing in Bude in early… Read more

02 Aug 2017

Winter breaks in Cornwall

A stylish Grade II listed hotel in Truro has launched details of its winter break offers. From 16 October 2017 to Thursday 29 March 2018, The Alverton is offering guests a bed and breakfast rate starting at £99. Prices include a one night stay for two people, a hearty breakfast and an added treat of a complimentary… Read more

24 Jul 2017
Fireworks celebrating ten years of Polo on the Beach. Lewis Harrison Pinder

Barefoot in the running for five industry awards

Cornish PR agency Barefoot has been shortlisted five times in the CIPR’s Pride Awards for their work on Padstow Christmas Festival and Aspall Polo on the Beach. The St Wenn agency is one of the most decorated in the South West, having won over a dozen industry awards since 2010, including eight gold and three silver awards in… Read more

14 Jul 2017
Music fans relax in a woodland area at The Wyldes, north Cornwall. Rob Feather

An insider’s guide to Leopallooza 2017

Leopallooza Festival returns to north Cornwall for its 11th edition this month, 28 to 30 July. 

With over 100 acts playing across seven stages (including newly-announced special guests Sunset Sons), plentiful food and drink offerings, and entertainment for young and old, here is an insider’s guide of what not to miss. A chance to see… Read more

11 Jul 2017

Chef line up announced for 1,000 Mouths

The chef line up has been confirmed for a four day festival of feasts taking place in Cornwall this autumn. 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”. Taking place… Read more

29 Jun 2017
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The Avalon and The Latchmere launch bottomless brunch

Saturdays just got spectacular. 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. Better still, brunch can be made ‘boozy’ and ‘bottomless’ for an additional £20. Between 11am and 5pm, order one main course and enjoy free flowing prosecco or… Read more