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ROSAMUNDE PILCHER FILMING LOCATIONS
Rosamunde Scott was born in 1924 in the small village of Lelant in Cornwall. She spent many happy times growing up on the cliffs and beaches, and the Cornish landscape had a profound influence on her. In 1946 she married her husband, Graham Hope Pilcher, and moved to the opposite end of the British Isles, to Dundee in Scotland. She began publishing some of her […]

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Congratulations to 3 of our Members who gained Awards at the Cornwall Tourism Awards ceremony on 3rd February 2022. Old Barn Tregonetha won the Silver Award for Self-catering Accommodation of the Year. Coswarth House won the Silver Award for B&B and Guest House of the Year. The National Lobster Hatchery won the Silver Award for […]

Stories

UNIQUE APPROACH TO SUPPORTING CORNWALL AIR AMBULANCE
One of our members, Stephen Chidgey, has long been something of a role model for Cornish tourism, having been a regular winner in the Cornwall, Southwest and Visit England awards since 2014. His self catering cottage The Old Barn in Tregonetha, boasts a range of eco features that include a ground source heat pump, solar […]

Activities, Walks

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TOWN TRAIL Are you visiting Padstow for the first time and want to know all about it? Or maybe you’ve been before and have wandered around the town looking at the old buildings and wondered about their history? Find out more about Abbey House (the old property over looking the harbour) or discover how the […]

Activities, Walks

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LITTLE PETHERICK CREEK A delightful circular route (approximately 5 miles, taking 3 hours) with amazing views of the Camel Estuary, this walk can start from Padstow or Little Petherick.  Be aware that part of the walk is impassable when the tide is high and it can be muddy, but the stunning glimpses of the river […]

Activities, Walks

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THE JOHN BETJEMAN WALK If you’d like to explore the other side of the river, this delightful walk of about 3 miles (with alternative routes to extend or shorten your return) could be just right for you. Starting with a ride on the Black Tor Passenger Ferry, across to the other side of the Camel […]

Activities, Walks

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PADSTOW CIRCULAR WALK-VIA STEPPER POINT If you’re in the Padstow area and looking for a walk (about 7 miles, but can be shorter) this is not to be missed! Nowhere in Cornwall will you find a greater variety of scenery on a relatively short walk. The first part takes you along the side of the […]

Art

ART GALLERIES AROUND PADSTOW
You will be spoilt for choice on art galleries to visit whilst in Padstow, bursting with colour and eye catching works of art here are a few you must see…. Driftwood Contemporary is a small friendly gallery bringing you the finest artworks from some of the nation’s most-loved artists. For nearly two decades this family […]

Activities

BEAUTIFUL HOUSES AND GARDENS
If you enjoy visiting stately homes and their grounds, Prideaux Place and Pencarrow House are a must to visit whilst holidaying in Cornwall. Prideaux Place situated in Padstow is a beautiful 400 year old family owned Elizabethan Manor, with their grounds and Terrace Café open serving light lunches, the best cream teas and a selection […]

Accommodation, Stories

KINDNESS & CARE AT A DIFFICULT TIME
During these difficult times, I am proud to say that our Members are behaving in an exemplary manner when it comes to either returning deposits or allowing guests to re-book without any hassle. The multi award-winning owner of a self-catering property in Tregonetha, near Padstow, has been praised for his ‘kindness and care’ in immediately […]