The Fox’s Revenge
Top Ten Things to Do is sponsored by Carbis Bay Holidays 1: St. Pirans Day – 5th March With celebrations all around the county, St Pirans is a day of everything Cornish. With festivals, parades and events planned through every town, be sure to check out your local tourist board to see what time everything >> read more
The February/March issue of myCornwall is out now! This issue we’re celebrating quintessential Cornwall (we even have a pasty on the front cover) and to honour not only St Piran’s Day but also the World Pasty Championships, we’ve delved into the history, world influence and love of the humble pasty that has survived generations of >> read more
The Sleeping Beauty Fri 17 & Sat 18 March, 2017 2pm & 7.30pm Duchy Ballet is performing The Sleeping Beauty, one of ballet’s best-loved and most romantic stories at the Hall for Cornwall this March. Based on the traditional fairytale, with an evocative score by Tchaikovsky, the audience will be taken on a journey to >> read more
Words & Pictures by Elizabeth Dale At this time of year the turning of the seasons heralds the arrival of one of our most enigmatic native flowers – the bluebell. My obsession with photographing this flower began a few years ago when I discovered Enys Gardens, near Penryn. Here in spring time the meadows simply >> read more
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
“‘White coffee please’ in Cornish is ‘Koffi gwynn mar pleg’ https://t.co/QTES7bWcK5 https://t.co/mFnZLAdZ38”
To coincide with the upcoming World Pasty Championships, myCornwall launched a poll celebrating who is the BEST Cornish Pasty Maker. Amazingly, over 5,000 of you voted and now we can reveal the WINNER. With over half of the overall votes, the winner is…. FERRELL’S BAKERY. We will be contacting Ferrell’s Bakery to let them know >> read more
Walking out in to the silence of Bodmin moor when the sky is bright blue and the air is still there is a kind of rare peacefulness for me. The whisper of the breeze though the dried grasses and the buzz of various flying beasties seems so loud in that vast open space. Tricked by the >> 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
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
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
“On this day in 1882, the children of Helston School had a day's holiday to celebrate the cutting of the first earth for the Helston railway”
Despite Christmas being over, the very English unique world of the pantomime infiltrates the subconsciousness of everyone who has seen one. Just before Christmas, we were invited to see the opening night of Miracle Theatre’s production of Cinderella in the beautiful location of Falmouth’s Princess Pavilions. Upon arrival, we were presented with a glass of >> read more
2016 has been quite the year for Penzance-born Olympic rower, Helen Glover. Having grown up and educated amongst an ambitiously athletic family, the seeds for Helen’s success as a national, and internationally renowned champion were sown early. With a host of awards and recognitions under her belt, including a World Champion title for 2013, 2014 >> read more
If you take a walk around Truro these days, from most parts of the city you’ll be able to see a tall, towering column standing proud amongst the spires and rooftops. Atop this column is weatherbeaten effigy of Richard Lander, one of Cornwall’s most famous sons. This lasting memorial to this brave and inspirational explorer >> read more
We love home-grown talent, and in this feature, we speak to Cornish bespoke lampshade creator, Kirsty at Emporium of Illumination about her creations.
When you look at Carbis Bay Hotel, the inspiration for a romantic novel is clear to see. Hidden at the base of a wide valley, complete with stream and tree sheltered foot paths and not to mention the golden sands and wide cerulean ocean of the Carbis Bay beach. The hotel has exclusive access to >> read more
“Our lovely Valentine's Day competition winner Laura has shared this beautiful photo of our pink hummingbird lampsha… https://t.co/Kp021dnNxU”
Find out the the best in storm-watching spots in Cornwall!
Coffee, it can be as simple as adding hot water, or as complex as decorative froth and pumpkin-spiced syrups, either way we love it and we’ve rounded up eleven of the best coffee shops in Cornwall for you to visit on those quiet afternoons. These coffee shops are listed in no particular order, we recommend >> read more
Give your kid, grandkid, younger brother or sister a day to remember at one of these adventure playgrounds and fun activities in Cornwall.
Now that the rainy days are becoming more frequent, here are some ideas for things to do when your dry weather plans have been turned upside down by an unexpected downpour.