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New Issue Out Now – June/July

New Issue Out Now – June/July

With summer nearly here, our latest issue of myCornwall is out now! From feasting around the North Coast from Padstow to Port Isaac, we explore the tastiest in pop-up eating stands. In the newest edition of our magazine, we’re also having an exploration into the world of the conservation of our local bees. These little >> read more

Top Things to Do August

Top Things to Do August

With plenty of long days still ahead, the sun shining (hopefully) and the children all off school everyone is looking for things to fill their summer. Here are our My Cornwall’s picks for the best things to do this August: Heligan’s Lost Summer   22nd July – 3rd September This summer The Lost Gardens of >> read more

The Addams Family Musical at The Hall for Cornwall.

The Addams Family Musical at The Hall for Cornwall.

There’s a special place in my heart for the Addams Family. After loving the 1960s TV series, movies and overall concept of this macabre family, I was thrilled to get press tickets to the opening night of their Truro appearance. Running from the 20th June-24th in Truro’s Hall for Cornwall before moving up to Nottingham, >> read more

The Legendary Sword of St. Michael – From Ireland, Cornwall to Israel.

The Legendary Sword of St. Michael – From Ireland, Cornwall to Israel.

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

Top 5 Mini Cornish Islands To Visit.

Top 5 Mini Cornish Islands To Visit.

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

Having a day off from the radio to play with me organ. Tregony Heavy Horse Show 😎
Top 10 Things to Do – June.

Top 10 Things to Do – June.

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

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

Exploring St Agnes – A Cornish Day Out

Exploring St Agnes – A Cornish Day Out

Despite only being around 15 minutes from Truro, there is a definite sense of time travelling in St Agnes. Its classic Cornish character mixed with English countryside can be likened with places such as Port Isaac and Polruan, and there is a real feel of it being somewhere ‘away from it all’, or somewhere that >> read more

Here is my favourite artefact in the museum; our huge piece of the Berlin Wall! I wonder how the soldiers got this…
Top 10 Things to Do – May Half Term

Top 10 Things to Do – May Half Term

With half term and a bank holiday filing up next week’s agenda, myCornwall knows it is the perfect time to get the kids out and about to enjoy the June sunshine. Take inspiration from our Top 10 list and really make the most out of the forthcoming days. Sponsored by Carbis Bay Holidays  — 1: >> read more

Open Studios 2017 (27th May – 4th June)

Open Studios 2017 (27th May – 4th June)

Celebrating its 13th year, 2017’s Open Studios will be the best and biggest one yet! With nearly 300 artists, craftsmen and designers opening their studios to the public for nine days, its a perfect time to explore the eclectic world of Cornwall’s arts and craftspeople. There are also workshops running throughout the time, in which >> read more

24hr Canoe Paddle

24hr Canoe Paddle

At myCornwall, we have a lot of admiration for local clubs and organisations in our county, along with the communities that help them thrive. So when the team heard that an ocean sports club based in Carbis Bay is taking part in a 24 hour canoe paddle to raise money to buy new equipment, we >> read more

Only 9 Things You’ll Know if you’ve ever been to a Cornish Meadery.

Only 9 Things You’ll Know if you’ve ever been to a Cornish Meadery.

The Cornish Meadery is a dining experience which one could argue is pretty unique to our little corner of the world. If you’re a local, you would’ve definitely grown up with a few birthdays being celebrated here, or as an adult, it became the place for a Saturday night stag or hen do. As our >> 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

On this day in 1953, Britain's first Surf Life Saving Club was formed in Bude 🏄🏽‍♀️ 🏊🏻
Sweet Dreams Are Made of this, The Best of Cornish Ice-Cream

Sweet Dreams Are Made of this, The Best of Cornish Ice-Cream

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

The Beginner’s Guide to Buying Art.

The Beginner’s Guide to Buying Art.

Ever seen a piece of art that you’ve loved to own, but been unsure about whether you can afford or whether it would be an investment? Even now, buying art is still one of those things that people get intimidated about owning or shopping for. And with Cornwall being such an inspirational hotbed, there is >> read more

From City to Country – Cornwall’s World War II Evacuees.

From City to Country – Cornwall’s World War II Evacuees.

Considered one of the biggest mass movements of people in British history, the evacuation of nearly three million children from cities to the country during the Second World War not only split families apart, but its significance irrevocably shaped the lives of these children for decades to follow. For the evacuees, their lives and stories >> read more

Top 5 – Places to See Bluebells!

Top 5 – Places to See Bluebells!

At this time of year the turning of the seasons heralds the arrival of one of our most enigmatic native flowers – the bluebell. It can be easy to take this little plant for granted when it is such a common sight in our gardens, hedgerows and parks, but after a long and dark winter >> read more

Sea Treasure – Handmade Cornish Gems.

Sea Treasure – Handmade Cornish Gems.

We all know that Cornwall is a hot bed for creativity and beautiful design, and upon discovery of this unique Etsy store, we knew we had to share it to our online community. Composed of Darren and Jools Fletcher, a husband and wife creative team from just outside St. Austell, Sea Treasure sources beautiful works >> read more

Lots of which are perfect for your holiday in the store.
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