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Best of Cornish Feast Days

Best of Cornish Feast Days

Around our lovely little county, we have so many traditions that truly showcase the quirkiness of our different communities. Following our piece about the colourful world of the Cornish saints in the latest issue of myCornwall – available to buy now – we thought we’d give our readers the insight into the best and brightest >> read more

Call for Art: Lizard Art Spring Fair

Call for Art: Lizard Art Spring Fair

Calling all artists! Now in its fourth year, and going strength to strength, artists working in Cornwall are invited to submit their work for the Lizard Art Spring Fair, held at Stableyard Gallery at Trelowarren. Each artist can submit up to 3 pieces of work to be considered, and application forms can be downloaded from: >> 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

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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

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

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

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

Top 5 Seafood Bars and Restaurants – 2016 Edition.

Top 5 Seafood Bars and Restaurants – 2016 Edition.

In Cornwall, we’re very proud of our abundance of seafood bar and restaurants. Fresh from the pages of our August/September issue (available now in shops and via subscription), we’re giving you a small selection of our top choices of where to eat and try this sunshine season. 1: Boscastle Fish Company – Boscastle. With fresh >> read more

You could be forgiven for thinking it is the middle of the summer!
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? – Find Out The Man Behind the Tricorn Hat!

The Real Poldark? – Find Out The Man Behind the Tricorn Hat!

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

The Ultimate in Dog-Friendly Days Out!

The Ultimate in Dog-Friendly Days Out!

Feature image credit – Mark Turner via Flickr. Following on from our 5 Great Dog Friendly Beaches, we knew that dog friendly holidays are on the rise. So, we thought, why stop there? When beaches become too hot and crowded, sometimes you need a little diversity for your days out, and as Cornwall is full of >> read more

You Won’t Believe The 8 Most Unusual Pasty Flavours and Fillings!

You Won’t Believe The 8 Most Unusual Pasty Flavours and Fillings!

Featured image credit: Rhyanna Adkins.   If there’s one thing synonymous with Cornwall and Cornish life, then it is a good old traditional pasty. Over the years, the pasty has filled the stomachs of millions of people worldwide, and it has become a staple for any tourist who is lucky enough to visit our beautiful >> read more

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8 Local Bakeries in Cornwall you need to visit!

8 Local Bakeries in Cornwall you need to visit!

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

The Great Cornish Wine Trail

The Great Cornish Wine Trail

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

Richard Trevithick – A man of Influence and Adventure

Richard Trevithick – A man of Influence and Adventure

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

16 Reasons Why Cornwall Makes Us Happy

16 Reasons Why Cornwall Makes Us Happy

Let's be serious, there are way more than 16 reasons why Cornwall makes us happy... so here are just a few of our favourites!

WEEKEND AWAY: Polperro

WEEKEND AWAY: Polperro

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.

‘White coffee please’ in Cornish is ‘Koffi gwynn mar pleg’
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