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HAVE YOU NOTICED THESE DELIGHTFUL LITTLE BIRDS AROUND THE HARBOUR?
They areTurnstones! The Ruddy Turnstone (or to give it its latin name – Arenaria interpres!) is slightly larger than a dunlin and can be quite chunky in shape. The colouring varies through the year and between sexes, but is always a mixture of white, black, brown and brick-red. The short, stout bill is used, as […]

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CORNWALL TOURISM AWARDS 2018
Congratulations to three of our members who received awards at a ceremony held on November 1st in Truro Cathedral. Old Barn Tregonetha  were awarded Bronze for the RESPONSIBLE ETHICAL & SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AWARD Bodmin Jail were awarded Silver for the  SMALL ATTRACTION OF THE YEAR Padstow Touring Park were awarded Silver for the CAMPING AND CARAVANNING PARK […]

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CONGRATULATIONS TO BROOKDALE B&B
Congratulations to our members, Chris and Debbie Grant, who are one of only 100 recipients accross the country to receive a Visit England ROSE Award! Designed to showcase those establishments that provide the warmest of welcomes, the 100 recipients are all VisitEngland assessed accommodation providers; places where the owners, managers and staff really know how to delight their […]

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Padstow Pilsner wins prestigious National award
Padstow Pilsner wins prestigious National award Padstow Brewing Co. wins first place in The Great British Food Awards with its Czech-style Pilsner, beating off stiff competition from the likes of Adnams Ghost Ship. This prestigious competition was judged by a panel of experts, including high profile chefs, Michelin-starred restaurateurs, broadcasters and more. The beer category […]

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Poldark Series 4 – Episode 8 – Cornwall filming locations explained
Poldark Series 4, episode 8 aired on 29th July 2018 on the BBC in the UK. This final episode for Series 4 was as expected, bursting with action, passion, romance and drama all building up to a devastating finale. The filming locations in Cornwall can be seen in many shots in this fast-moving episode. This […]

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Haywood Cider Farm featured on BBC’s Back to the land.
If anyone didn’t catch Haywood Farm on Kate Humble’s “Back to the land”, they showed it again late last night so it’s now available on the BBC Iplayer: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0b3pj2h/ad/back-to-the-land-with-kate-humble-series-2-episode-6  

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Poldark Series 4 – Episode 7 – Cornwall filming locations explained
Most of the action for this episode (and there was plenty of it) was set in London and only two scenes were filmed in Cornwall. For those who live overseas and have not seen it yet, it was great, and don’t worry, we have written these notes in such a way that hopefully there are […]

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Poldark Series 4 – Episode 6 – Cornwall filming locations explained.
Poldark Series 4, episode 6 aired on 15th July 2018 on the BBC in the UK. This captivating episode was full of drama and emotion. This blog post will help you find all of the Cornish filming locations used in this episode. As always, we have written this in a way to prevent spoilers. Looking inland […]

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Poldark Series 4 – Episode 5 – Cornwall filming locations explained.
  Penberth Cove from the Coast Path This blog post will help you find all of the Cornish filming locations used in this episode. As always, we have written this in a way to prevent spoilers. For those of you who would like to visit Cornwall and the Poldark locations, we have added some quick links […]

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Poldark Series 4 – Episode 4 – Cornwall filming locations explained
Poldark Series 4, episode 4 aired on 1st July 2018 on the BBC in the UK. This episode concluded with a big finale, the rescue scene at the mine. The image used for this post was taken outside this mine recently. Wheal Coates with Botallack Mine on the background This blog post will help you […]