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
With summer fast approaching, there is one staple food that is consumed by the ton in Cornwall. And that is our delectable home-made icecream. In our little corner of the country, we are lucky enough to have some of the most revered and fresh produce going, and from Roskilly’s to Jelberts, there is no shortage >> read more
Smuggling, the sneaky underbelly of Cornwall’s piratical history that has been with us for centuries. Evidence of this notorious trade in Cornwall is everywhere; a simple walk on the beach will reveal the caves and manholes beaten into the cliffs that these daredevil men used to transport stolen goods from sea to land. In most >> read more
“Having a day off from the radio to play with me organ. Tregony Heavy Horse Show 😎 https://t.co/Ij7p21QcbL”
Nothing rivals the smell of a freshly baked bread in the morning, here is our pick of local Bakers to guarantee you a good start to the day: The Little Bakehouse Since humble beginnings just two years ago, The Little Bakehouse has had a lot to shout about. Reaching 2nd best Cornish bakery in the >> read more
It goes without saying that Cornwall is home to some top quality wines. Over the last twenty years, wine producing in Cornwall has sky rocketed and has managed to make itself a household name for the likes of fresh whites, delicate roses and world-class sparkling. Like America’s golden wine country in the southern sun-kissed valleys >> read more
He was one of the world’s most influential inventors and engineers and although his creativeness is now recognised for what it was, even Google put up a little something on their web page on his birthday one year, the recognition of the man as a genius was almost certainly neglected in the past and there >> read more
One can't fault Polperro, it has everything a visitor to Cornwall is looking for. Whether you want a romantic weekend away or a family holiday the place has it all.
Natal House Bed and Breakfast is perfectly situated, with easy access and our own car parking right outside. We make a great base from which to explore. If you are looking for a well earned rest from the daily routine or a stopover whilst walking the coastal path, or even a romantic break, you will >> read more
“Here is my favourite artefact in the museum; our huge piece of the Berlin Wall! I wonder how the soldiers got this… https://t.co/q8JgLKFEaE”
Scilly Flowers specialise in providing customers with unique and beautiful flowers, from the Isles of Scilly. The business, at Churchtown Farm, is very much a family affair – run by Ben and Zoe Julian, who took it on from Ben’s parents six years ago. The family pride themselves on maintaining traditional farming methods; the dainty >> read more
The Malcolm Sutcliffe Glass Gallery & Studio is a unique gallery situated in the center of the historic town of Penryn. Formally a bakers it now showcases the distinctive contemporary blown glass of Malcolm Sutcliffe and his daughter Rosie Sutcliffe, the gallery opened in 2002 and is a light sunny space perfect for displaying glass. >> read more
Our Cornish cousins in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, paid homage to the Cornish brass band at their 17th annual gathering.
Whites of St Ives offer quality self-catering properties in Cornwall, in the area of St Ives. Whether you want a slightly more rural location or something that’s in the heart of this bustling seaside town, they have a six properties on offer. These stylist luxury cottages are perfect for a short stay in Cornwall.
Falmouth University is a specialist creative multi-arts institution for rethinking convention and outthinking challenges. At a time when conventional thinking doesn’t work any more, it’s a potent formula. At the heart of creativity in the UK and the world, Falmouth University has a very special atmosphere that propagates originality and stimulates challenging creativity. With us >> read more
“On this day in 1953, Britain's first Surf Life Saving Club was formed in Bude 🏄🏽♀️ 🏊🏻 @budeslsc @BudeSeaPool https://t.co/JF1YD9jNCu”
Truro and Penwith College is one of the best tertiary colleges in the country for education and training. This further education college offers a diverse range of opportunities in Cornwall including Degrees, Foundation Degrees and HNDs, PGCE and other teaching qualifications, the International Baccalaureate, A Levels, Vocational courses and Apprenticeships. The College achieved Grade 1 >> read more
Trago Mills are the South West’s original discount retailer and with 3 stores and thousands of products, at everyday lowest prices, you’ll be spoilt for choice. They have stores based in Liskeard, Falmouth and Newton Abbot.
Tom’s approach to painting is based on a sense of design that was confirmed by two formative years spent in Italy after graduating from art college in the 1970s. Cornwall has brought together his personal tastes through its landscape, culture and over-arching quality of maritime light. His art is primarily in the form of landscapes, >> read more
Stargazey is located in the stunning Cornish harbour village of Porthleven. We are just up the high street a little way from the hustle and bustle of the harbour – walk 20 yards up the hill and discover our gorgeous shop; relax and browse to your heart’s content. Inspired by the sea and with a >> read more
With new branches in Hayle and Penzance we have everything required to guarantee your project is built to the highest standards by providing you with the best quality materials and professional advice if needed. In fact! whether you require interior design solutions, exterior construction materials or perhaps just a new saw, we have it all. >> read more