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Wolf Rock Lighthouse – An Achievement of Cornish Engineering

Wolf Rock Lighthouse – An Achievement of Cornish Engineering

Discover the story behind Cornwall's most ambitious and alluring lighthouse, Wolf Rock.

Top 10 Cornish Eats Off the Beaten Track

Top 10 Cornish Eats Off the Beaten Track

  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

Working on One of Cornwall’s Most Famous Landmarks – St Michael’s Mount

Working on One of Cornwall’s Most Famous Landmarks – St Michael’s Mount

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.

The Beginner’s Guide to Buying Art.

The Beginner’s Guide to Buying Art.

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.

10 Best Places To Eat Seafood In Cornwall

10 Best Places To Eat Seafood In Cornwall

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

Cornwall is blooming beautiful!
Rosamunde Pilcher – Cornish Writer & German Legend

Rosamunde Pilcher – Cornish Writer & German Legend

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

Tornado in Bodmin

Tornado in Bodmin

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

Loving Cornish Life over 50 – Top Things To Do!

Loving Cornish Life over 50 – Top Things To Do!

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

Open Studios: 50 artists – 1 place

Open Studios: 50 artists – 1 place

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

My Cornish Days Out – Top 5 Scenic Train Journeys.

My Cornish Days Out – Top 5 Scenic Train Journeys.

Down in Cornwall, we’re pretty lucky with our transport. If you fancied a day out in the car, there’s plenty of gems tucked down country lanes, and a large variety of routes to enjoy. However, for those who can’t or just don’t want to drive, we’ve got plenty of options for you. Open-top scenic bus tours >> read more

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Best of Cornish Feast Days – Local Traditions from Cornwall

Best of Cornish Feast Days – Local Traditions from Cornwall

Around our lovely Cornwall, we have so many traditions that truly showcase the quirkiness of our different communities. Here is our pick of the best and brightest festivals and feast days. So grab your calendar and get marking down these days. Top 4 Tradition Cornish Celebrations 1: Golowan – (16th-25th June) Probably one of the >> read more

The 10 Best Hidden Star-Gazing Spots!

The 10 Best Hidden Star-Gazing Spots!

The ultimate places to check out the night sky in Cornwall.

7 of the Most Amazing Cornish Women You NEED to know!

7 of the Most Amazing Cornish Women You NEED to know!

Perhaps not purposely hidden, the roles that women have played in history are often overlooked. Yet they make up 51% of our population. Of course, the tide continues to change. Women’s voices are heard more often in decision-making and on public platforms. Inspirational women like Michelle Obama, Malala Yousafzai and Laverne Cox all give women >> read more

Find Out who was the World’s First Stand-Up Comedian!

Find Out who was the World’s First Stand-Up Comedian!

In recent years, Cornwall has produced some excellent comedians that have provided their audiences with a laugh out loud release from everyday life. However, comedy isn’t just a recent export from the Cornish shores. Samuel Foote, an 18th century Cornish funny man, is considered to be the first ever stand-up comedian. We explore his life >> read more

Top 5 Facts about Jellyfish.

Top 5 Facts about Jellyfish.

They’re a pretty familiar sight to our Cornish beaches over the summer, and always provide interesting photos, debates and conversations but truthfully how much do you know about jellyfish? Here is myCornwall’s Top facts list about these gelatinous guests, as adapted from our article in the latest myCornwall magazine: 1: Jellyfish are closely related to >> read more

Great to have at Expowest Cornwall again in March. Cider, eau de vie, pommeau & now amazing the Foy Gi…
Check out the Best of Old Cornwall

Check out the Best of Old Cornwall

In a new addition to the magazine, we explore Cornwall’s photographic archives with a selection of arresting images capturing the county’s past. All images kindly supplied by The Cornish Studies Library. — Fun and shenanigans at Lostwithiel Carnival in 1948 — The Queen and Prince Philip visiting Lostwithiel in 1962 — Redruth Railway station in >> read more

Germany’s Cornish Idol – Rosamunde Pilcher’s Story!

Germany’s Cornish Idol – Rosamunde Pilcher’s Story!

  When you think of Cornwall, what comes to mind? Sapphire seas? Sandy beaches? Scrumptious cream teas? These are all suitable answers but for some tourists traveling to Cornwall this summer, there is an attraction that surpasses the landscape and breathtaking scenery, and that is the world of Rosamunde Pilcher. Born in Lelant, Pilcher spent >> read more

Forget Avocados, Acai and Kale – Check out the HOTTEST Superfood!

Forget Avocados, Acai and Kale – Check out the HOTTEST Superfood!

Seaweeds are amazing. Along with seagrasses, they produce over half our oxygen in our atmosphere, provide living habitats for a wide variety of creatures to forage, spawn and nurse in, and they’re a refuge from predators for fish and invertebrates. So ultimately, they are pretty good all rounders. Here in Cornwall, we have fantastic access >> read more

The Real Poldark? – Cornwall’s Own Hero

The Real Poldark? – Cornwall’s Own Hero

With just over a month to go until Poldark comes back onto our screens, and I know I’m not alone when I say I can’t wait for our dashing Cornish man of action to be throwing himself around Cornish cliffs, and smoldering out through the television screens. With not much revealed about this eagerly anticipated >> read more

My Cornish Days Out – Truro Adventure.

My Cornish Days Out – Truro Adventure.

Feature image credit – Tim Green via Flickr. Truro is the biggest county town and capital of Cornwall, and home to biggest variety of shops and the county’s only cathedral, so it draws shopping and workers from all around. Recently, I spent a day in an entire day in the city and soaked up the >> read more

Great to have at Expowest Cornwall again in March. Quality at all levels, from quirky local produc…
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