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Weekend of music kick-starts festival season in Cornwall
Indie four piece Maximo Park will join The Cribs and Gabrielle Aplin as a headliner at Cornwall’s Leopallooza Festival this summer.
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.

RIBA architect joins Cornish consultancy
Cornwall-based Laurence Associates has appointed its first RIBA-accredited architect.
Midsummer feasts in Cornwall
Dates have been announced for Nancarrow’s summer series of farm feasts, with menus starring the organic lamb and beef reared on the farm
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.
Minehead hotel joins Providence Hospitality following acquisition
A 30 bedroom hotel in West Somerset joins Providence Hospitality’s growing portfolio of UK properties.
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.
Three Cheers Pub Co. announce an eighth site
The award-winning south London pub group has now acquired The Bedford in Balham, London.
Sarah Johnson, Laurence Associates. Simon Burt
A feast at Nancarrow near Truro, Cornwall. Adam Sargent
Aspall Polo on the Beach at Watergate Bay, Cornwall. Lewis Harrison-Pinder
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
 David Griffen Photography

Latest Posts

28 Nov 2016
Buttermilk's Christmas range. Kingdom and Sparrow

Artisan festive fudge available at Booths

Cornish confectioner Buttermilk is proud to see its Christmas range now available to buy and sample at all 28 Booths stores located throughout the north of England. Selected by the independent retailer, and new for 2016, are two innovative fudge flavours: Mince Pie, and Cranberry and Orange. Inspired by classic tastes of Christmas, each is… Read more

21 Nov 2016
Atlantic House

Beachfront fractional development nears completion

A luxury apartment and hotel development in Polzeath, North Cornwall, has entered the final building stages as it prepares to open in April 2017. Atlantic House will feature nine apartments available to purchase on a fractional basis, 12 hotel rooms and an expansive bar and restaurant. Located just 50 metres from Polzeath Beach, each apartment… Read more

21 Nov 2016
James Ram

Padstow prepares for four day Christmas festival

Final preparations are underway for the ninth Padstow Christmas Festival which takes place from Thursday 1 to Sunday 4 December 2016. The award-winning free event is Cornwall’s largest food festival, with more than 50,000 visitors expected over the four days. Padstow comes to life with a host of events in addition to the chef demo’s… Read more

17 Nov 2016
Jasper Flashman in Gawton, Devon. Alex Law

Fundraising begins for new mountain bike trail centre in Cornwall

A project to develop a new mountain bike trail centre in Cornwall is looking to raise £10,000 to fund a feasibility study. Bikepark Cornwall has identified a site near Bodmin, and has the backing of the landowner to establish if the location is a viable site for the project. The fundraising efforts include a Crowdfunder campaign,… Read more

14 Nov 2016

A fresh approach from a new estate agency in Cornwall

A new estate agency has launched in Cornwall, combining many years of experience with the best of digital marketing. Rohrs & Rowe is the brainchild of Matthew Rowe and Martyn Rohrs, who have combined industry experience of almost 40 years. Matthew Rowe comments: “With Rohrs & Rowe we are embracing everything digital media has to… Read more

26 Oct 2016

New chefs announced for this year’s Padstow Christmas Festival

The organisers of Cornwall’s largest food festival have revealed the full line up of culinary stars confirmed to appear in Padstow from December 1-4. Chefs Tom Kerridge and Clare Smyth are among the famous names set to appear at the free event, which hosts over 60 chef demonstrations on two stages in the heart of… Read more

25 Oct 2016
Bespoke dog beds designed and made by the Cornish Bed Company. Steven Haywood

Cornish company launches bespoke metal dog beds

This year’s must-have Christmas present for the special hound in your life is a hand made vintage-style metal dog bed. Developed by The Cornish Bed Company, the bespoke dog beds are hand cast using Victorian construction techniques at their factory in Par, Cornwall. Starting at £895, the beds can be made from 11 of the… Read more

21 Oct 2016
Chocolate Almond Brittle sharing pack. Kingdom and Sparrow

Cornish company voted Champions of Confectionery

Artisan confectioner Buttermilk’s Chocolate Coated Almond Brittle was voted champion of the confectionery category at this year’s Taste of the West Awards ceremony. Bodmin-based Buttermilk received five awards in total for products including Smooth Clotted Cream Fudge and Luxury Caramel Sea Salt Fudge. However the Almond Brittle, which launched last year, was the overall winner…. Read more

20 Oct 2016
Andy Grainger

Cornish surfer prepares to take on the world in Fiji finals

A Cornish surfer will swap the waves of Polzeath for the tropical waters of Fiji to compete in the world stand-up paddle (SUP) surf championships next month. Alex Murray, a surfboard maker and SUP competitor, leaves Cornwall on 29 October to prepare for the 2016 Fiji International Surfing Association’s World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship… Read more

20 Oct 2016
The Olde House

New for 2017 at Cornish farmstay: £500K pool development

Construction has begun on a new £500K swimming pool development at an award winning Cornish farmstay. The development at The Olde House, in Chapel Amble near Polzeath, will incorporate a new 15 metre indoor swimming pool, toddlers’ pool, steam room, jacuzzi and a sauna. It will be open in early summer 2017. The new pool… Read more