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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

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

Meet the Chef: Stuart Macguire at The Rum and Crab Shack.

Meet the Chef: Stuart Macguire at The Rum and Crab Shack.

This month’s ‘Meet the Chef’ is with Stuart Macguire of The Rum and Crab shack in St Ives. Discover the relaxed atmosphere, favourite food and best rum drinks around.   So, tell me a bit about yourself: My name is Stuart Mcguire and I am the head chef and Part owner with my brother Chris >> read more

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

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.

Discover Cornwall’s Holy Wells

Discover Cornwall’s Holy Wells

Searching for holy wells in Cornwall offers the opportunity to explore Cornwall's rugged and rural landscape, escape the tourist spots and admire these peaceful, untouched sanctuaries in all their glory.

Tollborth is the Cornish word for toll-gate
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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