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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

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

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

I need a food photograph taken early next week for a national magazine. Single dish shot. Anyone free Wednesday morning preferably?
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.

Half-Term Events in Cornwall – Our Top 10 Picks.

Half-Term Events in Cornwall – Our Top 10 Picks.

Give your kid, grandkid, younger brother or sister a day to remember at one of these adventure playgrounds and fun activities in Cornwall.

The Best 9 Things to Do on a Rainy Day!

The Best 9 Things to Do on a Rainy Day!

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.

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

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

Tollborth is the Cornish word for toll-gate
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

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

CORNWALL’S COOLEST DAYS OUT: Boscastle and Tintagel

CORNWALL’S COOLEST DAYS OUT: Boscastle and Tintagel

Discover the undiscovered Cornwall, the cool Cornwall, starting with Boscastle and Tintagel.

Cornwall’s Top Sunset Spots

Cornwall’s Top Sunset Spots

With the early sundowns of the winter, and clear skies of the summer, Cornish sunsets are truly mesmerising. Sit back, relax and enjoy the day's end in these fantastic sunsetting spots!

CORNISH DAYS OUT: Porthcurno

CORNISH DAYS OUT: Porthcurno

Whether you fancy yourself an intrepid explorer, a World War II navy captain or a communications extraordinaire, there really are no limits to your imagination in Porthcurno.

On this day Midsummer bonfires are traditionally lit across Cornwall to celebrate St John's Eve 🔥🔥🔥
We are just a few minutes from the A30 and a couple of miles from with plenty of parking
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