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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

16 Jan 2017
James Ram

Lambing experience deals in Cornwall

Families are invited to experience lambing on a working Cornish farm, with weekend packages at The Olde House – a family-run farmstay near Polzeath. On the weekends of 24 February and 3 March 2017, a two night stay in any three bedroom cottage is available for £250, with a late checkout of 6pm on the… Read more


16 Jan 2017

Chefs face off for Cornish food fight

Two chefs in Cornwall will go head-to-head in two special food fights this February and March. Head chefs Richard Massey and Tim Pile will square up for culinary showdowns, cooking for packed restaurants across home and away legs at their hotels in Fowey and on the Roseland Peninsula. Each chef will prepare two courses at… Read more


22 Dec 2016
Buttermilk donate over 1,000 boxes of fudge to Wadebridge Foodbank. Buttermilk

Buttermilk donates handmade treats to Cornish food bank

Cornish confectioners Buttermilk have donated over 1,000 sharing boxes of their cookies and cream fudge to Wadebridge Foodbank for inclusion in their special festive food boxes. Buttermilk delivered the fudge on Wednesday 21 December to a Foodbank drop off point near their Bodmin kitchen where they hand-make confectionery. Families in the local area will receive… Read more


20 Dec 2016

Aspall Polo on the Beach announces plans for 2017

The UK’s original beach polo event returns for its tenth anniversary edition in 2017 with a new title sponsor. Over 10,000 people are expected to visit Watergate Bay for Aspall Polo on the Beach, which sees over 20 ponies thundering across open sand in high-level polo matches, alongside three days of entertainment. Held on the… Read more


20 Dec 2016
Jasper Flashman in Gawton, Devon. Alex Law

Bikepark Cornwall raises feasibility study funds

A project to develop a new mountain bike trail centre in Cornwall has successfully raised funds for a feasibility study. In total £10,000 is needed to pay for all of the reports and impact assessments for the proposed site near Bodmin. The £6,000 required for the feasibility study has now been secured, with a Crowdfunder… Read more


14 Dec 2016
Richard Massey, head chef at The Old Quay House Hotel, Fowey, Cornwall. The Old Quay House Hotel

Chef to return to roots for Burns Night in Cornwall

A head chef at a boutique hotel in Fowey, Cornwall, will be taking inspiration from his roots with a Scottish-themed menu in celebration of Burns Night on Wednesday 25 January. Scottish-born Richard Massey, head chef at The Old Quay House, has developed a six course tasting menu, championing classic dishes from his native land. For… Read more


08 Dec 2016
Sean Gee

Fundraising total doubled with the help of Doc Martin

The Port Isaac branch of artisan confectioners Buttermilk has raised £4,180 for local charities by using its Doc Martin connections, more than doubling last year’s total. The fudge shop, which appears in the ITV series as Mrs Tishell’s pharmacy, has been selling maps of film locations featured in the show to raise money for Port… Read more


05 Dec 2016
Alex Murray at the Fiji ISA Worlds, sponsored by The Cornish Bed Company. Ben Reed

Cornish surfer best placed Briton in Fiji finals

A Cornish surfer has returned from Fiji having competed for TeamGB in the World stand-up paddle (SUP) surf championships last week, finishing equal 16th in the competition. Alex Murray, a surfboard maker and SUP competitor, surfed five heats, making it through to repechage round four in the 2016 Fiji International Surfing Association World SUP and… Read more


05 Dec 2016
Jim Michell

Padstow Christmas Festival 2016 hailed as the best year yet

Padstow welcomed over 50,000 visitors to Cornwall’s largest food festival last weekend, marking for many the start of the Christmas season. The event, which took place from Thursday 1 to Sunday 4 December, featured demo’s from a roster of chefs which read like a ‘who’s who’ of the culinary world, including Tom Kerridge, Sat Bains… Read more


01 Dec 2016
Atlantic House

2017 investment opportunity: Beachfront fractional apartments with guaranteed return

Fractions are available to purchase at a luxury beachfront development in Polzeath, North Cornwall, with the management company guaranteeing a return of at least 5% on the purchase price. Atlantic House is due to open in April 2017 following a £4 million redevelopment. The project will feature nine apartments, 12 hotel rooms, and an expansive… Read more


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