This edition, myCornwall heads into the furthest reaches of Cornwall to uncover the best kept secrets for a perfect summer. From exploring a history of art in St Ives at the School of Painting to visiting the nature haven that is Looe Island (where you can also enter a competition to WIN A TWO NIGHT >> read more
Discover the story behind Cornwall's most ambitious and alluring lighthouse, Wolf Rock.
It’s summer, the time of year when seagulls rejoice at the abundance of pasties and ice creams ready to pluck from unsuspecting tourist’s hands and the time of year to make the most of our local hideouts for some great Cornish food and drink. Café Lake Central in Stithians – Located on what >> read more
Read about what it's like to work and live on one of Cornwall's most unusual and famous landmarks, St Michael's Mount in Marazion.
Mercedes Smith, director of Fine Art Communications, gives you all you need to know when it comes to buying art for the first time. Open Studios May 19th until May 28th 2018.
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It’s no secret that from Padstow to Port Isaac, you can eat your way through some amazing food. This coastal cluster of settlements is an empire for food in Cornwall, having become home to some of the UK’s best known celebrity chefs in the process. Whilst this is a testament to the great food Cornwall >> read more
Dale McIntosh – Head Chef at Gylly Beach Cafe in Falmouth, talks to myCornwall about their amazing and delicious food to tempt your tastebuds. Tell us about yourself and what it’s like working at Gylly Beach… When I first came across the position here at Gylly Beach Café, I did wonder if this was the >> read more
The Jackson Foundation, Cornwall, is delighted to announce two simultaneous solo exhibitions by leading contemporary artists Kurt Jackson and Denzil Forrester opening on 25th May 2018. Kurt Jackson’s exhibition Seacrows is a series of 35 paintings and handmade etchings, inspired by the birds that live next to his coastal studio and his fascination with the >> read more
Fill your spring with a Cornish garden trail to see the best and most beautiful foliage in our stunning county! Lost Gardens of Heligan in St Austell – Starting with perhaps one of our more famous Gardens, Heligan has big plans for 2018. Last year they were awarded Best UK Leisure Attraction in the >> read more
If there’s one thing dominating our social media and television screens, it’s the devastating effect plastic is having on our environment. This year, it is becoming more imperative than ever that people abandon single-use plastics and strive to live a more waste free life. In Cornwall, one such mission is gaining nation-wide recognition. The Final >> read more
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There’s something delicately ethereal about Amy Albright’s paintings. Like a gateway into daydreaming, it’s easy to get lost wandering over the many colour and textures she’s created with her unusual techniques. Inspired by all aspects of nature, from the cerulean turquoises of the Isles of Scilly to the excitable volcanic plains of Iceland, Amy takes >> read more
Tintagel has seen a lot happen over the last two years, a planned excavation has revealed some exciting archaeological discoveries and developments to make the historical sites more accessible has been met with controversy. Over the summer, myCornwall visited this unique heritage location to uncover the truth behind the mysteries. The unmistakable ancient aura of >> read more
1: Nathan Outlaw – Port Issac It’s no surprise seeing as the Michelin star chef was crowned Best UK Restaurant in Waitrose’s The Good Food guide 2018. Pop down to Port Isaac and pay him a visit (maybe book before you do, though! Offering a selection of tasty food and set menus which focus on >> read more
We are getting used to seeing film crews popping up in beautiful locations shooting popular shows like Doc Martin and Poldark. As a result of this and of course the sapphire seas, sandy beaches and scrumptious cream teas tourism in the county is growing year on year. However one group of the foreign nationals is >> read more
A few months ago, we did a piece about the Cornish saints and how their myths and stories shaped our landscape. And what we found out is that St. Michael – Archangel and defender of the Heavenly Armies – is actually one of the patron saints of Cornwall. But another piece of trivia is that >> read more
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When you think about days out in Cornwall, you think about the Eden Project, Lands End or Newquay Zoo right? But what people don’t think about is the tiny islands that dot our coastline and provide sanctuary for some of the sea-faring animals and birds that surround our skies. Some of these islands are completely >> read more
Top 10 Things to do is kindly sponsored by Carbis Bay Holidays With the school half term over, June can be considered the in-between month before the summer really kicks off. But fear not! We’ve got you sorted for all the best events that are coming up. Golowan – 16th-25th June From the week starting >> read more
There is nothing quite like a steam train and there is no steam engine quite like the Tornado. So when myCornwall had the chance to climb abroad, we didn’t need to ask us twice. Despite appearances, the Tornado is not a historic engine. Built between 1994 and 2008 at a cost of £3million, she became the >> read more
This feature is sponsored by Churchill Retirement Living Cornwall is such a diverse county; from the wild waves of the Atlantic to the calm waters of the Fowey River, and we are blessed with both long, hot summer days but also festive filled wintery nights. This is a county popular with families, party-goers and thrill >> read more
As always, this summer’s Open Studios is a real celebration of local talent and creativity. This weekend will be your last opportunity to get out and about and discover your new favourite artist or designer. Nearly 300 individual craftspeople will be opening their doors to the public across the county. But there is one destination >> read more