OUR CORNWALL BLOG
The Duchess of Cornwall has called on Cornish wine producers to come up with an evocative sparkling wine to beat Champagne.
Falmouth’s historic Tall Ships Regatta is just over a month away and here at The Valley we’re really looking forward to it.
Plans for a dry ski slope just outside Truro have been approved by Cornwall Council.
The only airport in Cornwall, Newquay, is set to be unveiled as a possible site for the UK’s first spaceport with commercial space flight- the only place in England listed.
We've put together this handy guide to Truro to help our visitors get to know Cornwall's capital better.
Cornwall has been nominated as the best holiday destination in the UK and could claim the title for a sixth year in a row.
Cornwall luxury cottages will be showered with warm weather following the latest news that the next two weeks will be delivering a full blown two-week heatwave.
The capital of Cornwall is set to get into World Cup spirit this month when it adopts a Brazilian theme for its annual carnival.
Join celebrity couple Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan in Cornwall as they reveal the popular holiday destination as their “spiritual home”.
A Cornish run Nepalese circus group is set to wow festival goers at Glastonbury festival this weekend.
Rap hero Dizzee Rascal has performed at the Eden Project and shot this amazing video of his performance.
A Finnish magician has carried out an experiment to see whether it’s possible for dogs to understand humans.
Take a look at our list of five surfing beaches you might fancy trying while you’re on holiday- if you can drag yourself away from your Cornwall cottage with a pool!
Three Cornish beaches have been named in The Daily Telegraph’s top 20 in the whole of the UK.
We have put together a list of 6 easy and entertaining beach activities and games for children and families to enjoy on the beach without having to bring loads of equipment with you.
Cornwall is set to see even more German visitors all hoping to enjoy the scenery described in Rosamunde Pilcher’s books after a new campaign has been released.
These fabulous seascapes - painted by artist Anthony Garratt - will stay in exactly the spot in which his pieces were created for the next three months.
The glorious sunshine which has bathed Cornwall over the last week is here to stay according to the Met office.
While you’re on holiday in a luxury holiday cottage in Cornwall with a loved one why not make it an even more romantic trip with some amazing night walks?
Cornwall has been named among the top three places to visit in Europe this summer Lonely Planet.
A Penryn man devoured half a kilo of pastry, meat and vegetables to successfully become crowned the world’s fastest Cornish pasty eating champ – unofficially.
The trend for slip and slides of extreme length has come to Cornwall, with students at Falmouth University setting one up on campus.
Murdoch Day: make sure you don’t miss out on the annual event held in Redruth as the town celebrate its most famous citizen, inventor William Murdoch.
Cornwall have had a winning start in their first Minor County Championship cricket match. Will you watch them at home in July?
A Cornish freestyle football star from near to The Valley is headed to the World Cup to perform his repertoire of tricks.
A video promoting all things great about Cornwall is proving to be rather popular with the video exhibiting the most important things in life- moments and memories.
The Royal Cornwall Show has been hailed as a huge success after taking place over the weekend.
Since it’s Friday it’s time to eat out – so we decided to take a look at three of our favourite laid back Falmouth restaurants.
If you’re looking for a superb day out with all the family while enjoying a break at our boutique cottages Cornwall then the St Mawes regatta could be just the thing.
A national newspaper article about what’s hot in Cornwall has mentioned trendy tea rooms in Falmouth, which doubles as a wine bar at night.
The work of a Cornish sculptor has inspired the director of the latest X-men movie.
Those heading for Cornwall cottages can now enjoy the car journey on the way to their holiday by setting their satnav to a rather amusing Cornish accent.
A young woman from Carnon Downs has found success at a music festival.
Plans for a huge oyster sculpture that will overlook the popular waterfront in Falmouth have received a firm backing for the idea to go ahead.
It is important to know the etiquette of surfing as it’s an important aspect of ensuring everyone enjoys their time in the surf. Follow these 7 easy steps.
Experience some of the true traditions and proud history of a working Cornwall at this year’s Royal Cornwall Show while on a pet friendly holiday in Cornwall.
Cornish bee experts have been successful in being awarded a Lottery grant in order to assist their work in saving the county’s very own honey bee.
So before you set off on your luxury Cornish breaks we thought we’d give you 11 facts that everybody needs to know about Cornwall.
A bucket list of the top 20 things to do in Cornwall has been revealed which provides the perfect guide for visitors coming to the area.
Nick Mulvey has announced a gig at Falmouth’s Princess Pavilion after his sensational performances in Truro & Falmouth.
Check out this ultimate bucket list of 10 activities to try during a stay at our self-catering cottages in Cornwall.
A 4-foot barrel jellyfish was seen nonchalantly bobbing along the river more than half a mile inland.
Temperatures in Cornwall this weekend rose to more than 20 degrees, hotter than Athens, Barcelona and Rome.
We take a look at one of Cornwall’s hidden gems of a beach, which is perfect for dog walks and five minutes from The Valley.
A popular film night is returning to Falmouth tonight, with showings of several independently shot films.
A much loved TV series set in Cornwall is set to return to the small screen – and will be filmed in the county.
The charity behind Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen restaurant in Newquay has revealed plans for a new sustainable farm and restaurant near Truro.
Experts have declared the start of the British Shark season to be the best in living memory with a substantial amount of sightings at this early stage of the year.
A long term study by scientists has shown how daily dips can extend life expectancy – so why not start on a holiday in Cornwall.
With the recent recognition of Cornish folk as a distinct ethnic group we decided to look at why Cornwall would make a great country.
A local wildlife charity is set to celebrate its move to a new home near The Valley this weekend.
New analysis of the most recent census has revealed which parts of Cornwall are ‘most Cornish’.
A potential future singing star from Cornwall has warmed up for an appearance on the X-Factor with a performance at the Truro Festival.
Families looking for a fun-packed day out near Cornwall cottages can now go and enjoy the Westcountry wildlife charity’s beautiful new waterside location.
The English National Surfing Championships are back for 2014 and it’s set to be a cracker! It’s a dog-friendly event in Newquay, Cornwall that is not to be missed!
Don’t miss out on this year’s fantastic headline act at the Royal Cornwall Show with Honda’s official UK freestyle motocross team that is sure to wow visitors for 2014.
We take a look at the top 10 most defining factors when it comes to families deciding where to book their holidays.
The Government has officially agreed to recognise the Cornish as a “national minority” under the same rules as other Celtic nations as the Scots, Welsh & Irish.
An astonishing one million UK pet owners have social media accounts for their animals, research has revealed. Have you joined the in thing?
Today is St George’s Day and here at The Valley we want to know whether the readers of our blog see themselves as English or Cornish.
A poll of 2,000 parents featured Cornwall as the number one destination over anywhere else in the world has been revealed.
A BBC period drama portraying life in 19th century Cornwall has proved a hit with TV viewers.
Five of the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) ‘recommended’ beaches for water quality that allow dogs around the Truro area of Cornwall.
There’s good news in deepest darkest Cornwall, as we’ve just heard a wildlife project in West Penwith has been granted more funding.
The owners of the UK’s only flock of miniature llamas have welcomed their first baby, or cria, of the season into the world.
A Cornish outdoor adventure company has launched a new website and hopes it’ll lead to more people enjoying the great outdoors on their Cornwall holidays this summer.
An incredible minke whale was spotted splashing around off the coast of Cornwall, eight miles south of Falmouth harbour
A leading Cornish wildlife charity has received the support they were looking for in order to continue with its conservation work in Penwith.
Good news for visitors to our popular destination for Cornish cottage holidays. We’re due as many as 100 days of hot weather.
Revealed: which shops were voted as the best in Cornwall for being the finest pasty makers in the region.
A David Attenborough impersonator has narrated a hilarious spoof documentary all about life in Cornwall.
Truro Festival is in full swing after a spectacular launch on Friday night which saw Ministry of Sound DJs playing on Lemon Quay.
Amazing video footage of the Cornish coast shot from a remote control drone has become a Youtube hit.
Legendary Californian punk band The Dead Kennedys are set to play in Cornwall this summer, at Rip Curl Boardmasters Festival in Newquay.
With the X-factor holding auditions in Cornwall for the first time we take a look at some of the county’s most famous musicians.
A pub with a twist located in St Day has been awarded the esteemed title of best pub in Cornwall by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).
Two BBC gardening show presenters will be appearing at the annual Cornwall Spring Show in Lostwithiel this weekend.
Google has released a new maps app which lets you catch Pokemon wherever you are - including at The Valley
Jamie Oliver’s restaurant at The Watergate Bay has just won a top award at a Europe-wide celebration held in Brussels last night.
Alt rock legends Pixies have been announced as headliners for this year’s Eden Sessions at The Eden Project, near St Austell.
Dog friendly cottages Cornwall provide the ideal setting to join in the newest charity craze sweeping the world of dog owners in the South West- Doggy selfies!
Cornish ale Doom Bar is named after a sand bank in the Camel estuary but is taking the UK brewing scene by storm.
Award-winning beaches with enticing waves- a beginners guide for people looking to learn to surf Cornwall’s beaches while on holiday.
Krowji creative hub in Redruth is set to double in size as part of a European funded £3.7m project.
If you enjoy taking in some of the finer things in life while staying in Cornwall cottage holidays then the Truro Arts Exhibition is the place for you.
Five fantastic dog friendly days out in Cornwall for all the family. Take a look and see where you’ll be visiting with your four-legged explorer.
Newquay Rowing Club is planning to ‘push the boat out’ after landing a grant for £50,000 from Sport England’s Inspired Facility Fund.
St Austell Brewery have been rewarded for their efforts in the industry and are currently celebrating an award for their IPA Proper Job.
The fine quality of our Cornish beaches have been recognised once again, with four of them being named amongst the UK and Europe’s best.
Valley manager David Reynolds has contributed to the debate on whether to build a dry ski slope near Truro on BBC Radio Cornwall.
Cornwall’s lost medieval theatres are to be unearthed, researched and celebrated by a lottery funded project.
Do not miss out on this wonderful event that will allow visitors to enjoy a host of local delights at this year’s Spring Farmers’ Market.
Cornwall is fast becoming one of the UK's first 'Plugged in Places' and this means that it will be easier to travel around from luxury holiday cottages than ever before.
A dilapidated and run down boat moored in Truro city centre is to become part of a stylish pop-up burger bar.
Cornish rugby fans are set to enjoy three home games this spring as the county’s side attempts to take another trip to the County Championship final.
Famous household name and Television presenter Phillip Schofield has jumped in to lend a hand in the effort to save Newquay's iconic Huer's Hut.
A ten kilometre cycle path has been opened up to the public at the National Trust’s Lanhydrock Estate in Cornwall.
When you’re staying at our cottages in Cornwall on your holidays why not take a visit to these locations where famous films were filmed.
An annual St Pirans day beer festival returns to bar Five Degrees West in Falmouth this weekend, with plenty of ale and live music on offer.
Pack your bags and make your way to the luxury cottages in Cornwall! This weekend is set to see the return of some sunny weather.
Come and take a look at our brand new infographic on dog-friendly holiday facts!
We say congratulations after the cream of Cornish farming and a range of local producers is recognised at a county wide awards dinner.
A Cornish ring-tailed lemur with cataracts has been handed a lifeline in the shape of a guide dog named Maggie.
Good news for budding star-gazers and keen astronomers, Goonhilly Earth Station is opening a visitors’ centre & is set to work with the UK Space Agency.
Helen Jessup, owner of The Crazy Kitchen food blog has posted a recent article following her family trip to Cornwall and her stay with us at The Valley, near Truro.
If you are looking to unwind on Cornwall cottage holidays then prepare to be stressed less! New figures reveal the South West is the most relaxed.
Tregothnan Estate near Truro has just become the first ever to supply English-grown tea to a British supermarket.
A Woodland Trust scheme to index all the ancient trees in Cornwall is drawing to a conclusion and will soon see data published on all the oldest tress in the county.
The whole of Cornwall is set to celebrate St Piran’s Day on March 5 and Truro is holding a huge parade to kick off the celebrations.
Some interesting remains of ancient forests close to Cornish cottage holidays have been exposed on Daymer Bay near Wadebridge by the recent stormy weather.
While visiting the wonderful region of Cornwall, why not discover some of the superb golf courses available to you near Cornwall’s capital, Truro.
Don’t miss one of the coolest exhibits while it’s still on show. It’s almost time to bail for the Endless Summer at the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro.
Volunteers have been out in Cornwall to show people the destination which entices so many to regularly visit the region is still more than open for business.
Two llama breeders who run a llama farm and zoo near Truro have unveiled their new star attractions – miniature llamas.
A Cornish hero who hung a giant pasty from the rugby posts at Twickenham has taken over a pub just a few miles from the Valley.
This is the moment a woman from Cornwall snapped an image of what she thought was a well-known, non-flying bird on a Cornish beach.
A leading South West airline has doubled its flights to Cornwall as part of an attempt to help out following the recent UK storms.
A two-year-old Golden Labrador by the name of Mango has been taught to surf by its owner in Cornwall.
A Cornish canine has set up a guide to the county for his fellow dogs, detailing idyllic walks, dog friendly businesses and acres of open and accessible beach.
Dig out your telescopes, the wonders of the universe are a glimpse away. And Cornwall is just the place to see it!
A guest at The Valley writes a review of a Seth Lakeman gig at Truro Cathedral which he attended while staying in our cottages.
The World Pasty Championships will celebrate all things Cornish pasty related on March 1 at the Eden Project, Cornwall.
We take a look at Cornwall’s diverse beauty and pick out four places you might struggle to believe are in Cornwall.
Cornish ski slope plans for Truro
The Met Office has predicted that waves hitting Cornwall today will be among the biggest in the world right now, making for monster surf sessions.
A UFO Triangle in Cornwall is said to exist after claims of sightings top the whole of the UK researchers have declared.
An adventure park in Cornwall has won three awards in the first month of 2014 – and has been named Cornwall’s best family attraction.
Plans are in place for an annual cultural festival to take place in Truro this Easter, with dozens of events set to be announced soon.
Following the huge success of Truro Festivals first year, organisers are aiming to make the event an annual occurrence.
We take a look at some of the best family days out in Cornwall that aren’t the beach – from theme parks to zoos and museums to water parks.
A local Truro resident who has been proudly continuing his campaign to plant as many trees as he possibly could in the city.
Cornwall has secured £300,000 of funding to spend on promoting the arts and culture within the county’s booming tourism market.
Cornwall holiday lovers can now be proud to announce that you take your holidays in the country’s favourite holiday destination.
A beauty salon in Truro has introduced a brand new treatment. The treatment, which involves withdrawing patients’ blood, has been nicknamed the Dracula treatment.
Watergate Bay will be packed full of beach sport lovers this summer, especially with the upcoming event being nominated for a national honour.
Cornwall has many famous sights – but what ones are hidden under the surface of the Atlantic Ocean? We take a look at some off the best and most interesting.
The Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW), a children's charity, is asking for volunteers to take on an exciting and exhilarating challenge.
A St Ives postman and devoted bodyboarder has been capturing amazing and beautiful moments of himself in the water around Cornwall's beaches and beyond.
The environment secretary has praised Cornish clotted cream and says it should be served more widely in the UK – because it’s good for your health.
A new government scheme is set to see £30m pumped into Cornish woodlands. The scheme will help create new walks for dog lovers to explore.
Cornwall Council has launched a scheme to stop erosion at Porthtowan beach. The plan has seen dozens of Christmas trees planted on the sands.
Visitors to Cornwall will have something rather interesting to go and investigate after a shipwreck, has reappeared in Mount's Bay near Penzance.
We take a look at the top five Cornish beauty spots in the wake of news the Cornwall Wildlife Trust is set to spend £340,000 creating two nature reserves.
Visitors to Cornwall are in for a treat if they venture to St Ives as the St Ives Feast showcases the traditional game of Hurling the Silver Ball.
The Cornwall Wildlife Trust has bought two new nature reserves in Cornwall as part of its project to preserve and enhance natural habitats in the county.
Cornwall has been granted with stargazing dark sky status in two areas by the STFC, recognising them as being among the best locations in the UK.
Newquay is set to become the proud owner of some vibrant new signs that will help tourists get to the best destinations, beauty spot & shops too.
The Valley looks at the top five ways, from cycling to yoga, to get fit in the New Year while staying in a Cornish holiday cottage.
The walk from Land’s End to Sennen Cove in Cornwall has been ranked as one of the best five British winter beach walks by a top travel magazine.
Dogs can now get entry to the outdoor gardens at the Eden Project and there’s a Dogs’ Day Event this month to promote the new offer.
Enjoy a trip back in time as you take a visit around the city of Truro of a different kind… via Victorian horse drawn carriage.
See in the New Year with some fantastic scenes in the form of Truro’s very own firework display that will let you see in your new year with a bang!
Make your way down to the superb location of Newquay Harbour and watch the wonderful firework display on New Year’s Eve.
Here’s a fantastic opportunity to watch this popular Christmas event as the nativity play comes to life on the streets of Truro.
Watch or join in this strange but oddly entertaining and fun tradition of jumping in the sea over the festive holidays. Here’s our top 5 Cornwall destinations.
One final opportunity to purchase something special and unique for Christmas at the Last Chance Market in Truro this weekend.
A fantastically magical Christmas theatre show in the setting of Cornwall's very own Tehidy Country Park near Truro.
A winter wonderland in Babbacombe Model Village will fill you full of Christmas spirit. A realistic snow effect and lots more to see and do.
Cinderella is this year’s Christmas Pantomime at the Hall for Cornwall, Truro. Fun for all the family over the festive period. One not to be missed!
Take a trip to Truro and visit the Endless Summer Surf Evolution Exhibition for something different to do over the festive period.
The Royal Cornwall Showground is the place to be this weekend as it hosts the first ever Food, Drink & Craft Festival.
Cornwall has become Britain’s first ever rural Enterprise Zone. An amazing declaration that was launched by the UK Civil Society Minister, Nick Hurd.
If you want to meet the jolly fellow himself, yes Santa, then make your way to the Lost Gardens of Heligan this December and discover the 12 days of Christmas.
Montol Festival is almost upon us. A packed 6 day family festival that brings you Cornish traditions along with arts and music.
Truro City Centre’s Victorian Christmas Market sets up its stalls for the ninth year this week. Sure to get you into the festive mood!
Christmas is packed full of fun times at the Eden Project for the whole family throughout December.
St Ives Theatre is hosting a wonderful show in the form of Dick Whittington, its sure to keep have you singing along with the popular chart hit songs!
Looking for something fun to do with all the family this weekend? Take a trip to Newquay zoo, there’s festive fun to be had!
Falmouth is hosting a fantastic family event this weekend with its Christmas Carnival. Don’t miss out!
Truro Cathedral Choir will be performing a host of traditional Christmas songs and more on December 14th.
A family event that allows you to get up close to real livestock right in the centre of Truro City Centre- This and more!
This weekend is a chance for visitors to get something different for their loved ones at the annual Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair in Truro.
We have given you 5 Christmas presents that will make your Cornwall cottage holiday a truly memorable one!
Truro is sure to be full of festive feeling next week as it fills up with all things Christmassy for one and all to enjoy.
This year's Truro City of Lights is one not to be missed! A visual & musical spectacle to wow the crowds.
Watch out for this year’s Cornwall Santa Fun Run. It’s back and it’s bigger and better than ever!
A Cornish phone app that enables the owner to interact with a popular visitors spot has been released.
Sir Ben Ainslie, the Falmouth-born sailing icon, is tipped as being Britain’s best chance of winning their first America’s Cup for 162 years.
The Falmouth Oyster Festival is back this October and thousands are expected to attend and celebrate the start of the oyster dredging season.
Cornwall will play host to the action-packed event that is the Thundercat World Championships 2013 this October across two locations.
October is rapidly approaching, and that can only mean one thing: Halloween and the October half term are almost here. Cornish cottage specialist The Valley are embracing the blustery holiday with a host of activities and events between 18 October and 4 November, including a Halloween party for the whole family.
A painting of Falmouth will be put up for auction next month and experts have already predicted that the piece could fetch up to £6,000
The best of Cornwall's food and drink scene will be in Truro this month for the annual Cornwall Food & Drink Festival
Truro's Cornish Yarg cheese has scooped a number of top awards recently, cementing its status as one of the nation's favourite cheeses.
Hit musical Evita will take over the stage of Truro's Hall for Cornwall this September, and tickets for the show are already selling fast.
The first ever Celebrity Chef Week will be held at the Eden Project from 7-15 September and a number of famous faces are set to appear
Film director Richard Curtis makes a guest appearance at the St Austell premier of his recent film About Time.
The stunning landscape of Cornwall and the area's many pretty villages will soon feature on the big screen in September in Richard Curtis' brand new film
Plans to create a unique Cornish archive centre on the site of a former brewery have moved a step closer thanks to the injection of foreign investment, it has been announced.
David Cameron and his wife, Samantha, have returned to Cornwall yet again to enjoy the summer.
An art exhibition in Truro is showing Cornwall artist Kim Pilgrim’s body of work, Birds From The Train.
A Truro bar has won praise from GQ, a well-known men's lifestyle magazine. As well as being a popular haunt with those enjoying a self catering holiday in Cornwall, The Old Grammar School reportedly offers one of the best 'off-menu' cocktails in the country.
A tourism campaign has been outlined to highlight the beauty of the Westcountry to foreign visitors, one which is being spearheaded by Visit Britain.
The Lost Gardens of Heligan have teamed up with Callestick Farm to develop an exclusive new ice cream flavour
Fifty years after the UK's first purpose-built surf shop was opened in St Ives, Cornwall's rich water sports heritage has been celebrated by a local newspaper.
A new study conducted by a leading holiday group has estimated that the Cornish economy will receive a welcome boost totalling £1 billion this year
Each year, Truro cathedral has opened up a store in July that specialises in selling Christmas and nativity decorations. This year is no different, with the cathedral's dean, the Very Reverend Roger Bush, not letting the hot weather put a damper on the Christmas cheer.
Families looking for a great day out whilst staying in self catering cottages in Cornwall can find just that at Mount Edgcumbe Country Park on 4 August when they hold their annual American & Classic Car Show and Summer Fayre.
St Austell Brewery, one of Cornwall's biggest producers of ale, is now competing to be the creator of the best beer in Britain after winning the award for the best beer in the South West region.
Falmouth's National Maritime Museum has secured a place on the Telegraph's Family Friendly Museum Shortlist
The most recent star spotted dining at the Pavilion Boatshed restaurant was Matt Lapinskas, best known for his role as Anthony Moon in Eastenders | Cornwall News
The Eden Project's brand new Rainforest Aerial Walkway opened to the public on 8 July, ready for summer holidays in Cornwall
Families looking for a fun day out will be able to find just that at Pendennis Castle from 29-30 July
The Boconnoc Estate will be opening its doors to those enjoying a holiday in Cornwall this July for the annual Boconnoc Steam Fair
Some of the greatest treasures to ever be found in Cornwall are to go on display at the Royal Cornwall Museum
The Mevagissey Feast Week is set to feature in the coming weeks, sure to offer a superb event to be enjoyed by anyone on their holidays to Cornwall
The Lafrowda Festival is set to return to Penzance this summer, offering a host of activities for the whole family to come and enjoy
The tickets for this year's St Ives festival were recently put on sale, with festival organisers boasting that this will be the biggest year yet
The poplar Kneehigh Theatre is set to appear at the Hall for Cornwall this June, bringing their production of Tristan & Yseult to the stage
Late at the Tate St Ives returns once again this June, offering up visitors to the region the chance to see the gallery's summer exhibitions into the evening.
Poetry fans are in for a treat this July as Felix Dennis prepares to get up on stage in the Princess Pavilion for his new Cut Throat Tour
Three of Penwith's best known attractions were linked by a new First open-top bus service recently
The National Maritime Museum in Falmouth is preparing to take a look into the area's Second World War history.
The Mike Oldfield 1973 classic piece Tubular Bells 'For Two' is set to return to stages around the UK this summer as part of a 40th anniversary celebration, including an appearance at the Hall for Cornwall in Truro.
The biggest ever collection of 'Naive' art looks set to grace the St Ives Mariners Gallery this summer, featuring works from across the country
The traditional Golowan Festival will be returning to Penzance once again, one of the last surviving midsummer festivals in Cornwall
If you're a fan of 'Strictly Come Dancing', there's an excellent opportunity to see two of the show's professional dancers live, on stage in Truro
The West of England Bandsmen's Festival is returning to Cornwall once again this year and it should make for an entertaining day out
Summer has officially started and so has the sunshine in Cornwall, with forecasters predicting a sweltering week for the Duchy over the coming days
This year, the festival will take place on the weekend of 14th – 16th June and, as always, will be completely free for visitors to attend.
A new cycle and pedestrian link has been officially opened between west Truro with the city centre by the youngsters of Treyew Primary School
Polperro Music and Arts Festival is back for the 8th year in a row from 15-23 June
Sure to make a delicious lunch for anyone visiting Fowey whilst on holiday in Cornwall, Posh Pasties could soon be on the menu across the county
The Coosebean Greenway is sure to make a walk or bike ride into the city centre all the more enjoyable.
An art gallery in Cornwall has received the financial backing required to regenerate its gardens and build an outdoor workshop and community space
According to Visit Britain, the South West has become a favourite holiday destination for visitors from Germany, with a 14% increase in the number of German tourists in the past year. v
Anticipation is building for the Royal Cornwall Show on 6-8 June and those hoping to visit are being urged to book their 5 star accommodation in Cornwall soon as around 130,000 people are expected to attend.
Cornwall's history is full of stories of industrial success, and those soon to be staying in luxury cottages in Cornwall can discover the county's history in the china clay at a free exhibition being run as part of European Minerals Day.
The announcement of the last few programmes to be commissioned by Danny Cohen, BBC One controller, were met with a great deal of excitement earlier this month when he revealed that television series Poldark will be returning to screens.
If you're planning on enjoying a holiday in Cornwall this summer, you should take a look at the stunning new Shaolin Warriors show in Truro
This coming weekend will see the start of the Tate St Ives Summer Exhibition and this year it's set to take a look back at the region's most famous artist
If you're planning on enjoying a break in Cornwall this May, there's an excellent event coming up: The Fal Fish Festival
The dates for the 2014 Tall Ships Regatta in Falmouth have been confirmed by organisers, whilst some of the early plans for the event have also been revealed
The Fal River Festival is returning to Cornwall this May, and those staying in dog friendly cottages in Cornwall will be able to get involved with a whole range of exciting activities from 24 May – 2 June.
Newlyn could soon be getting its very own cinema after plans were made public for an old dilapidated fish house to be turned into a state-of-the-art venue for film screenings.
Top celebrity chef Nigel Slater has recently paid a visit to Cornwall to visit the beautiful Tregothnan estate near Truro
If you're planning on enjoying a summer break in Cornwall this year, there's an exciting event coming up in Redruth
There's an excellent opportunity for a little comedy coming up in Falmouth this May, as Robin Ince prepares to take to the stage at the Poly.
Truro's Hall for Cornwall was recently awarded £500,000 from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation
The Boconnoc Steam Fair is set to return this coming July, offering a fantastic day out for the whole family to come and enjoy
Keepers at the Blue Reef Aquarium are welcoming the arrival of a new resident, after a curled octopus which was caught by local fisherman was transferred to the attraction
The latest highly anticipated production to come to Truro's Hall for Cornwall is Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach
The series features cycle rides which are described as "tough-but-scenic" and Dave Barter thoroughly enjoyed his adventures in Cornwall
Bustophers Bar Bistro welcomed the arrival of new head chef Matt Long this month as part of their plan for the future of the eatery.
Some of west Cornwall's busiest beaches will welcome back RNLI lifeguards over the coming days
The Paradise Park attraction in Hayle this weekend is preparing to celebrate a very special birthday of one of its very special residents
It was announced this week that Cornwall Council has frozen the price of tickets for the service until April 2014.
St Ives revived its May Day festival a few years ago, and its 2013 festival is sure to be a hit with both locals and those visiting the area
Caerhays Castle once again highlighted the quality of its stunning magnolia collection by picking up the top prize in a RHS National Competition
If you're thinking of taking a break in Cornwall this May, there's an interesting vintage fayre coming up in St Agnes: the Victorian Street Fayre
A brand new ale has been launched in Cornwall, one which has been created by the county's surf champion Ben Skinner
There's an exciting opportunity to experience some of Cornwall's fascinating culture coming up, as studios around the county prepare to open up for Open Studios Cornwall 2013
The exciting Birmingham Royal Ballet is set to return to the Hall for Cornwall this May, bringing a brand new programme of dance to Cornwall
VisitEngland unveiled a new website this week which reveals the top 101 things to do in England before going abroad
The festival will be held from 17-19 May on Porthminster Beach, believed to be the first food festival in the UK to be held on a beach
Actress and comedienne Dawn French recently remarried in a secret ceremony last week on the north coast of Cornwall
The gateway to Cornwall got a new landmark this weekend after a 62ft-high Celtic cross was raised in Saltash by the Tamar Bridge
A charity campaign for Breast Cancer Care saw a number of famous faces make an appearance at a Cornish beauty spot this week
One of Sebastian Faulk's most famous novels has been turned into a play which is set to wow audiences at the Hall for Cornwall next month
A drive-through pasty takeaway could be unveiled in Helston if plans for the food establishment are given the go ahead by councillors
Motoring enthusiasts are preparing for a spectacular classic car event returning to Cornwall in May: the St Mawes Classic Car Festival
It was announced this week that Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh are to visit Cornwall this summer
Cornwall's iconic landscape has been celebrated by artists, poets and television programmes, and the latest to follow suit are photographers David and Sarah Chapman.
The Walkabout St Ives app was recently launched and will offer users the chance to go on an interactive heritage trail around the town
It was announced last week that Truro's Hall for Cornwall will be welcoming hit English rock band Reef this November
Whilst on the show, Eunice Woolcock demonstrated her skill at creating the traditional Cornish pasty, much to the delight of judges
There are around 75 Military Wives choirs in the UK, and members from RAF Bovington and RAF Culdrose will together be performing at Hall for Cornwall
Thousands of people who enjoyed a stay in luxury cottages in Cornwall last weekend headed to Boconnoc near Lostwithiel for the Cornwall Spring Flower Show, an event which proved to be a huge success thanks to good weather and plenty of reason to celebrate.
A great day is expected to be had by all later in April when Tregothnan Estate, near Truro, opens the gates to its private gardens for a charity weekend. As the gardens are normally only opened to private visitors, but for one weekend only, everybody is welcome to enjoy the beautiful grounds.
Those soon to be enjoying a holiday in 5 star cottages in Cornwall will be glad to hear that they are visiting one of the top holiday destinations in the country according to VisitEngland.
The Truro Festival is well underway in the city of Truro, and the latest project associated with the hugely popular event is set to be put on display tomorrow
A Cornish pub has been praised as one of the best pubs in Britain after members of CAMRA voted the venue as one of the top 150 local real ale pubs in the country
Newquay is renowned for its sublime sands, it is also famed for its fantastic surfing conditions; it’s the perfect venue for hosting the English National Surfing Championships
A writer from The Mirror recently enjoyed a holiday in Cornwall and has taken to her column to praise the county
A partnership of Cornish museums was recently awarded a joint sum of £250,000 to spend on improving the experience for visitors to the attractions
Those enjoying a stay in Cornwall with their pet will be happy to hear that the popular Cornish tourist attraction has lifted its decade-long dog ban
A beach close to Carnon Downs featured as one of the Top 10 family beaches in Cornwall in a list created by Out & About Live
A fantastic Café Trail has been launched across Cornwall, allowing both locals and visitors alike the finest coffee shop experiences which can be found across the county
The Cornish Asparagus Festival is all set to return this May, bringing a wide variety of events all aimed to show the diversity of this humble spring vegetable
Truro played host to a revolutionary racing event earlier this month, becoming one of the first locations in the country to hold an electric car rally.
The South West Coast Path has secured funding of £250,000, ensuring that a number of projects can now take place across the longest network of its kind in Britain
Phill Jupitus has announced he will perform live in the Cornish village of Mylor this coming May
The praise and plaudits just keep on coming for Jamie Oliver's Fifteen restaurant in Cornwall, after it recently won a GOLD Level CHEFS Award for its commitment to using locally sourced foods.
Legendary musician Suggs is set to perform live on stage in Cornwall next month, offering a unique look at his life behind the music.
The Porthleven Food and Music Festival is set to return next month, coming back with a programme bursting with fun activities for the whole family to enjoy
Local artist Zoe Cameron has masterminded a unique exhibition in Truro, one which tells the story behind the true celebrations of Easter
Truro Cathedral will be hosting a world first this weekend when the first ever secular requiem will be performed in public.
Cornwall's diverse and interesting wildlife has always been one of the most attractive features of the county
Acclaimed comedian Reginald D Hunter is set to perform live in Cornwall this summer, offering fantastic entertainment for both locals and visitors alike.
The acclaimed St Agnes Outdoor Festival, known as the Outsid'er, is set to return to St Agnes next month
Organisers of this year's instalment of the The Falmouth Half Marathon have labelled it as a fantastic success
Cornwall has been named alongside Devon as the region of the UK they would most like to live
A nature spotting initiative has been drawn up on one of Cornwall's most popular train stretches
A popular Cornish brewery has begun reproducing a stout it last made 100 years ago after the recipe was found in the company's brewing journals
The Eden Project, unmistakably one of Cornwall's most famous landmarks, is calling for an injection of funds from the government, money which could help further enhance the experience for those visiting the attraction.
Cornwall is heralded for its beaches, offering a collection of fine sandy stretches which are enjoyed by millions of people on their holidays throughout the year
A production of Swan Lake is set to feature in Truro later this month, with the show featuring 100 children from across Cornwall
Aircraft enthusiasts visiting Cornwall in the coming months have another reason to head to Newquay Airport, after it became the new home of a Douglas DC-3 Dakota
It has been announced that the St Mawes Beer & Jazz on the Quay is set to return later this year, being organised as part of the hugely successful Fal River Festival
Record numbers took advantage of the scenic routes in Devon and Cornwall during 2012
The winners of the 2013 instalment of the World Pasty Championship have been named, with last year's victor Billy Deakin returning to the event to pick up a coveted prize once again.
If you happen to be enjoying your stay in any of the self catering cottages in Cornwall this weekend, there promises to be plenty to see and do.
The Cornish Arms Beer and Mussel Festival is set to return this month, sure to be a big hit once again with locals and visitors alike.
The popular Porthleven Masked Ball recently secured its future, with a permanent licence which allows them to continue to stage the annual event
If you’re enjoying a break in some of the luxury cottages in Cornwall this March and fancy a lively night out, there's an exciting night of live music taking place in Falmouth
Colin Spargo could go on to be named the Tourism Superstar of 2013 after he was shortlisted for the VisitEngland award.
Six catsharks have been born so far and there will be a few more on the way.
A food and drink expert has named Cornwall as Britain's new foodie capital in an article for The Guardian
Porthminster beach in the picturesque town of St Ives has been voted the third best beach in the UK according to the results of a new poll by travel giant TripAdvisor
Trade stalls and exhibitors will be filling the halls of the Princess Pavilion on 23 and 24 March with beautiful flower displays.
Not only has the guide just been released, but a celebrated Cornish artist has painted a picture of the city for the front cover.
Coastlines across Cornwall have received a boost as Porthminster Beach in St Ives recently made its way into the top ten of an international poll of beaches across Europe. The results will come as little surprise to locals who are incredibly proud of their glorious coastlines, complete with azure waters.
This spring, Bodmin and Wenford Railway are hosting a sensory event with the ‘Proper Beer Train’ for a jovial evening that combines stunning scenery and real ale.
This spring, the Truro Festival sees the Cornish capital unleashing its creative side in a two week celebration of the cultural arts
Popular Cornish theatre group the Miracle Theatre Company will be returning to the Hall for Cornwall for their latest production
Falmouth Spring Festival is set to ignite the town with blooms of bright daffodils during its annual Paint the Town Yellow day.
Daring youngsters are being invited to test their nerves and participate in a sleepover at one of the most notoriously haunted venues in Cornwall, and the UK
The hugely successful singer will be heading to Hall for Cornwall on 3 August for a performance of some of her greatest hits
If you're looking for an exciting event in Cornwall this May, you should take a look at impressive Fal River Festival.
It has been announced that the new Archbishop of Canterbury is set to visit Truro Cathedral next month
The production of Yes, Prime Minister is set to feature in Cornwall later this month, offering a fantastic spectacle direct from the West End for audiences to enjoy
The Rail Ale Trail presents 13 different pubs which you can visit on the way from Truro to Falmouth
Called Animate It! it brings a variety of activities and events all related to Shaun the Sheep to Cornwall’s Eden Project
If you’re a fan of British humour, staying in luxury cottages in Cornwall this February, there's an entertaining night out coming up; Gilbert and Sullivan Abridged is set to appear at Truro's Hall for Cornwall on February 16th.
The winners of the South West Tourism Awards were recently announced, with Cornwall once again proving it's excellence by scooping a number of top awards
Lizard Stallions have applied to Cornwall Council to let their shire horses and carriage be a regular feature in the centre of Truro
The centre of Hayle could soon benefit from some improvements which would make a visit to the town even better
Many towns across Cornwall are preparing for the St. Piran's Day celebrations in March, and Truro is no exception
An exhibition at the popular Royal Cornwall Museum is due to come to an end this month after a successful few months on display
A fascinating stage adaptation of James and the Giant Peach is set to feature in Truro this May
It was announced this week that a new public footpath is due to be created along a privately owned beachfront development
The latest act soon to be heading to the Hall for Cornwall is the world renowned Moscow State Circus
The seaside town of Perranporth is once again preparing to host its annual St Piran's Day celebrations
A travel writer for The Telegraph has revealed that a holiday in Cornwall out of the typical holiday season is his smug little holiday secret.
If you're staying near Camborne this April, enjoying one of the region’s many luxury cottages in Cornwall, there's an interesting event coming up: Trevithick Day
English beat group The Searchers are to perform in Cornwall this summer as part of a series of gigs taking place throughout the UK.
The Hall for Cornwall recently announced that they'll be hosting Agatha Christie's famous 'Mousetrap' production this May.
Visit England recently announced that they're looking to boost the international profile of the South West
The South West is to be represented by Falmouth in this year’s Britain in Bloom Awards
It was announced this week that British blues legend Wizz Jones will be the patron for Cornwall Folk Festival this summer.
29 March-1 April is the final weekend of the oyster gathering season and there is plenty going on in Falmouth.
Falmouth Food & Drink Week will be celebrating the food and drink of Cornwall from 9-17 February.
The popular Lostwithiel LostFest will be returning for another year, with the organisers announcing the finalised date earlier this week.
The South West Coast Path team, National Trust, Cornwall Council and Land's End Company have supported and funded the £20,000 project to improve the path.
The organisers behind the Rock Oyster Festival recently announced the dates of the 2013 event, confirming the festival’s return for another year.
Plans for a £10.5 million expansion of the award-winning Tate St Ives have received a boost after the town council threw its weight behind the exciting ideas
A heritage railway line in Cornwall is being spruced up by a number of volunteers from the surrounding area
Legendary Icelandic ambient and post-rock band Sigur Rós is to perform in Cornwall this summer
A festival designed to celebrate Falmouth’s beautiful open and green spaces is returning to the pretty Cornish seaside resort this spring.
Those enjoying a break in one of the stunning 5 star cottages in Cornwall over the coming months could be tempted for a family day out to one of the county's most popular attractions after a rare shark was donated to Newquay's Blue Reef Aquarium.
Renowned for its colourful array of fine-dining restaurants and traditional dishes, the county of Cornwall has become somewhat of a Mecca for foodies
Bakers from across the world are preparing their chopping boards and planning a spring break in one of the excellent 5 star cottages in Cornwall
Cornwall is also a popular location for the filming of films and television shows, some which many believe could provide a further boost in visitors to the region
It has been announced that a revised version of the discovery map for St Austell is set to become available in the coming months.
The attraction is currently having a huge count of its residents as part of the annual census, one which all the public are being urged to join in with
The acclaimed production of 9-5 The Musical is set to feature in Truro this coming March.
If you're interested in the art of Cornwall, there's a fascinating event coming up at Truro's Royal Cornwall Museum
If you're staying in one of the luxury cottages in Cornwall, there's an excellent event coming up at the famous Eden Project.
Fans of the BBC series 'Strictly Come Dancing' are in for a treat as one of the show’s dancers and choreographers is coming to Truro with another show of his own: Licence to Thrill
If you're planning a stay in one of the many 5 star cottages in Cornwall this spring, there's an excellent cultural event coming up: the Fowey Festival of Words and Music.
The Porthleven Food Festival is once again just around the corner and this year’s event looks like it may well be the best yet.
If you're taking a spring break in one of the many cottages in Cornwall there's a fantastic event coming up: the Falmouth Spring Flower Show.
Currently the longest serving show on London’s West End, The Mousetrap has played almost 25,000 performances and boasts a history of more than six decades.
Tickets are still available to see professional dancer and television star Brendan Cole perform live in Cornwall
It has been announced that Truro's Victoria Gardens are set to undergo a sizeable facelift
In some fantastic news for Cornwall, one of the county's most popular flower shows has received financial backing.
Porthcurno Telegraph Museum looks set to take home an accolade at another awards ceremony.
Talented alternative singer King Charles is set to perform live in Falmouth, with the much anticipated concert forming part of a multi-date tour across the UK.
A beautiful new sculpture has been unveiled in Newquay, designed to celebrate the Cornish town's links to the sea
A brand new calendar for 2013 has captured the beautiful landscapes of Cornwall
Ice Skate Truro has been featuring at the city's Cathedral Green since the 28 November, continuing until the 6 January
If you're staying in one of the many cottages in Cornwall next spring, you'll be able to visit the re-invented Du Maurier Festival
If you're fortunate enough to be visiting Truro this December, there's a fantastic festive event coming up: the Victorian Christmas Market
Fantastic fish, corking crab and awesome oysters sourced locally are something visitors dining out in Cornwall have become used to for centuries| The Valley News
Renowned for its array of pretty villages and welcoming communities, Cornwall is a great place to visit during Christmas time when the festive celebrations kick off in earnest.
If you’re enjoying one of the many Cornwall cottages, this winter, there’s a great chance for a little Christmas shopping at Redruth’s late night opening.
The World Pasty Championships, which saw its inaugural year in 2012, is set to return in March next year and will once again take place at the Eden Project.
The Radio 1 DJ Sarah Cox recently enjoyed a stay in Cornwall, tweeting about her time in the county to twitter followers
Visitors enjoying a stay in Cornwall this winter have access to a range of fun festive family events, one of which is the fantastic annual pantomime in Truro
Tickets are still available to see Russell Kane perform live in Cornwall, with the popular comedian set to visit Truro next April as part of a nationwide tour.
There has been a late surge in the amount of people looking for holidays during the half term period, a clear indication that families are looking to enjoy the last of the summer before the winter sets in.
Hollywood superstars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart could be purchasing a house in Cornwall
Businesses and people who work tirelessly to help sustain the glowing tourism scene across Cornwall may have the chance to be rewarded for their efforts.
If you’re looking for that last stocking filler, or Christmas present, then you should head down to Truro this November, for the impressive Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair.
The Fal River Autumn Walking Festival is holding a particularly special event this October, where visitors can find the best natural edible treats around
If you’re enjoying a stay in one of the many 5 star cottages Cornwall this November, there’s an opportunity for a night out at Truro’s City of Lights Festival.
Early indications are that this year’s Cornwall Food & Drink Festival has been the most successful ever, drawing in over 40,000 visitors
Cornwall’s first pasty festival turned out to be a hit with visitors as hundreds flocked to Redruth for the celebrations.
The Cornish town of Truro recently received the news that the town was to get an award for its stunning floral displays
A new TV channel will begin airing on Sky TV from 1st October onwards; the Cornwall Channel will begin airing this autumn
Newquay has become the recipient of a new, brand-conscious image thanks to the work of the town’s Business Improvement District (BID).
A museum in Cornwall has recently opened one of its most unique exhibitions of the year after a very kind donation from some local Cornish residents
With the summer approaching its end, it’s time to start looking ahead to some of the great events coming up, such as the Falmouth Oyster Festival
One of the biggest events in Newquay’s calendar will be happening this September: Newquay Fish Festival.
Newquay Zoo is a favourite attraction for visitors to Cornwall, and now there is an extra special reason to visit the zoo; a narrow-striped mongoose has given birth to a little baby.
The Campaign to Protect Rural England in Cornwall is in the preliminary stages of planning a submission for national park status
This week has seen some famous faces opt for a Cornish holiday; David Cameron and Kylie Minogue have been seen in the area
The Minack Theatre is one of Cornwall’s most stunning and well known leisure attractions and is an open air venue known all over the world.
July 2 – 6 sees the a performance of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night at the beautiful outdoor Minack Theatre at Porthcurno, near Penzance
Even though the Olympics are over, sport fever continues to grip the country, and not just with the Paralympics. Cornwall is hosting its very own sporting extravaganza; the Human Race Festival of Sport.
St Ives September Festival offers an exciting line up of local and international performers for this year’s event on September 8 – 22
Alex Katz’s ‘Give Me Tomorrow’ exhibition at the Tate St Ives will be celebrating 6 decades of art until September 23
The wonderful 18th Century stone manor of Carwinion House is the venue for an evening of outdoor theatre with Oscar Wilde’s classic play The Importance of Being Earnest on September 2.
Enjoy the refreshing Gyllyngdune Tea Festival and celebrate the UK’s number one beverage and all things tea related
Good news concerning the attraction continues to bloom after it announced this week that it has received 100,000 visitors
Botallack was described by CNN as “thrillingly dramatic” and since then their website visitor numbers have increased
The Eden Project have launched their own range of ice-creams with rainforest inspired flavours
Falmouth may soon be making a name for itself in the arts world thanks to a new festival; SPLASH 2012. From 7th-16th September the Cornish town will provide an ideal platform for well known and not-so-well-known creative talent to showcase their art.
The British certainly love their tea, particularly as a warming and relaxing drink, perfect for a cosy night in.
Fitness fans staying in cottages in Cornwall are in for a treat this September thanks to the launch of the Human Race Festival of Sport.
A reporter recently published an article in the daily newspaper the Guardian which praises Newlyn as an artistic hotspot.
Every September since 1978 there has been the St Ives September Festival, and the town is putting the final plans in place for this year’s offering.
Family’s staying in luxury holiday cottages in Cornwall this summer will undoubtedly be looking for activities and things to keep the children occupied during the holiday period. One
Anyone staying in luxury cottages in Cornwall for relaxing summer holidays who enjoys classical music might like to experience one of Germany's finest ensembles, the Chamber Philharmonia Cologne.
If you are venturing down to the South West to stay at one of the beautiful cottages in Cornwall with your family, you might be looking for some entertainment to occupy the kids during the summer holidays. If so, how about a children’s play?
The Eden Project has opened the longest zip wire in the UK for visitors to one of Cornwall’s biggest attractions to enjoy | Cornwall News
Enjoy the a fun day at the Truro Outdoor Show is taking place at taking place on August 6 at Lemon Quay from 10am | Cornwall News
Enjoy a Sea Food Extravaganza at Newlyn Fish Festival on August 27 for a fun day out for all the family
Enjoy a day out at the Morval Vintage Rally at Bray Farm near Looe during August 25 – 27 for a fun family day out
Enjoy a day out at the grand medieval joust at English Heritage’s Pendennis Castle in Falmouth on August 7 -
Enjoy a day out at the Portscatho Regatta on August 25, offering fun and excitement of a traditional Cornish regatta in a beautiful location
Cornwall Design Fair, near Penzance is taking place on August 17-19, offering designs from top contemporary designers from around Cornwall
Goldsithney Charter Fair is taking place on August 4, offering a traditional Cornish fair in the beautiful village of Goldsithney
The fishing town of Looe in Cornwall plays host to the prestigious 2012 GP14 World Championships, which takes place in Looe Bay
Truro’s West of England Steam Rally takes place on the August 17 – 19, offering an extensive range steam engines from all over the UK
Trereife Cornish Summer Festival, near Penzance takes place on the August 3 – 5, offering a wide range of entertainment and activities
The ‘Be Active Truro Festival’ is taking place during August 15 – 19, enjoy a packed programme of events at many venues throughout Truro
The London 2012 Cultural Olympiad project Nowhereisland visits Mevagissey from August 13 – 16 as part of the Olympic initiative
The Falmouth National Maritime Museum website has just won a coveted award of excellence from travel review website TripAdvisor
The annual Charlestown Regatta Week takes place on July 28 - August 03, which offers a whole host of family fun
The annual Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week takes place on August 12 – 18, which has now grown into the largest sailing regatta in the South West
August 2 sees the Lord Chamberlains’ Men perform an Outdoor Theatre of ‘Macbeth’ at Pentillie Castle, near Saltash
The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall visited the county recently as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations
Aviation fans staying in any of the cottages in Cornwall this summer are set to have something extra special to smile about
Constantine Art Society 38th Annual Exhibition takes place on July 21 – August 11, open 10am -7pm daily, free admission & meet the artists
Looe Carnival Week is taking place from July 29 – 4 August, offering a week of entertainment for the whole family in Cornwall
The Pendennis Cup is taking place from July 2 – 7, offering an impressive range of superyachts racing in the waters of Falmouth Bay
The Penzance Literary Festival on July 25 – 29 is a must for anyone who a lover of the written word. Festival goers can enjoy a celebration of the very best in literature, poetry and storytelling
The Constantine Agricultural Association Country Show takes place on July 7, when visitors can enjoy a traditional Cornish agricultural show
During July 28 – September 2 sees the highly acclaimed BIANCO - No Fit State Circus performing at the Eden Project
Mousehole is the most famous fishing village in Cornwall, and its fishing heritage is celebrated twice a year in the form of a festival
The shortlist for this year’s British Travel Awards has been announced
Are you looking for a fun Cornish festival to experience this summer? Then, how about the annual Lafrowda Festival on July 20 -21? This event takes place in the beautiful coastal village of St. Just, near Penzance
July 2 – 6 sees the a performance of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night at the beautiful outdoor Minack Theatre at Porthcurno, near Penzance
If you have planned to visit the south west and already booked your beautiful 5 star accommodation in Cornwall during July, there are many attractions and events to add to your itinerary.
The annual Marazion Carnival takes place on July 24 overlooking Mounts Bay, which offers a great day out for all the family
The annual West Cornwall Motor Show takes place on July 1 near Falmouth, offering a fantastic day out for all the family
Visit Falmouth’s International Sea Shanty Festival, a fantastic three day event between June 15 and 17. Enjoy a piece of Cornwall’s maritime past.
The Saltash Regatta is now in its 177th year and is one of the oldest Regatta’s in the country. This year the Saltash Regatta and Waterside Festival weekend takes place on June 16 – 17 offering visitors of all ages a chance to experience the wonderful nautical event.
Excitement is gathering around the return of the World Bellyboard Championship
A massive pod of Risso’s dolphins have been spotted close to the Cornish coast
Volunteers who contributed to the creation of a new gallery at the Royal Cornwall Museum have been praised ahead of National Volunteering Week
Cornwall is just one of the regions across the UK that looks set to benefit from a scheme to introduce locations for 60 new woods
Renowned daredevil air display team was confirmed for the Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week
A Newquay aquarium has taken special measures to ensure the happiness of its latest arrivals, a wise move given its notoriety in the wild
Thousands of British sunseekers are flocking to the coast thanks to a prolonged period of stunning weather
The West Country has confirmed its place at the top of UK tourism industry after cleaning up at the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2012
An appeal has been made for people to keep an eye out for a rare North Atlantic right whale by excited marine scientists
The line-up has been confirmed for this summer’s West Cornwall Motor Show in Wendron by organisers of the event
The opening day of the torch relay was hailed a ‘brilliant success’ after millions of people tuned in across the world to witness the arrival
All the hidden gems in Penzance are to feature on a new map, which looks set to be developed after meetings between town chiefs
A baby black wildebeest has been born at a Newquay Zoo, marking the latest in a series of new arrivals at the tourist attraction
The Cornwall Food and Drink Festival is set to return this autumn
It seems the sublime sands of Cornwall have excelled once again
The credibility of Cornwall as a tourist hotspot has been boosted once again
Organisers of the highly anticipated Teddington Solar Cornish Cricket Festival have confirmed the event’s full line-up.
Champion sailor Ben Ainslee is all set to embark on the first leg of the Olympic Torch relay across the UK later this month
Planning consent has been granted for a multi-million pound development to take place at a Cornwall quay
A Cornish cider, regarded a hallmark of the county’s fantastic culinary range, has won a top award in a national competition
Widely regarded as Cornwall’s biggest one day agricultural show since the early 1800s, the Stithians Agricultural Show is returning to the county this summer.
Water quality tests undertaken by the Marine Conservation Society across the West Country region have returned positive results
Excitement is gathering around this year’s Mousehole Sea Salts and Sail Festival
Figures emerging from one of Cornwall’s most famous theatres are more than encouraging for the venue’s long term future according to the Hall for Cornwall director.
The national Trust has opened a new ‘Welcome to West Cornwall Centre’ in Penzance that offers lots of useful information to tourists in the area
Scientists in Cornwall are undertaking an investigation into whether the coastline can really benefit people’s health
Tickets are running out quickly for any of those hoping to catch Australian indie rock band The Temper Trap in Cornwall next month
Australian-British comedian, actor and musician Tim Minchin has been lined up for a performance in Cornwall this summer
A new phone app, which is of significant interest to the thousands of holidaymakers who flock to Cornwall every summer has been released
Some of Britain’s most exciting bands are heading for the Eden Project this summe
Henry Blofeld is heading to Cornwall this summer
Cornwall’s popular tourist attraction the Eden project is set to be the home for a new experimental prototype green home.
Visitors staying in our luxury self catering Cornwall cottages and heading to Truro are in for a treat this week. On Sunday April 29th, over 40 vintage cars will be pulling into the town as the final stop on their 1,500 mile race from Scotland
Trekking and walking in Cornwall has long been a favourite pastime for thousands of holidaymakers who flock to the county every year to explore the stunning surrounding countryside,
One of the longest serving bands in history is going on tour, stopping off in Cornwall as the county prepares to roll out the red carpet for The Drifters this summer.
One of the most anticipated dates in the Cornish cultural calendar has arrived
Pioneering British progressive rock band Curved Air have been lined up for a performance in Cornwall next month
We really do prefer to be beside the seaside. That is what the results of a study presented to the British Psychological Society suggested
An exhibition at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall is set to celebrate Britain’s unique Olympic and Paralympic sailing heritage
A stunning Cornish artefact, thought to date back to around 2500 BC, has been returned to the county where it was found
A Grade I listed palace in Lostwithel is in the process of an architectural makeover thanks to European Regional Devlopment Fund Convergence grants
Brit Floyd are set to perform at the Hall for Cornwall this summer
The Eden Project will be hosting a series of great events throughout 2012, including the Green Fingered Fete on Saturday 12th May.
A new type of performing space has taken over the Hall For Cornwall in recent months
The Horrible Histories collection is set to come to hit the Cornish stage, offering an insightful show designed to help youngsters learn
The Fal River festival is set to return is set to return this June, presenting a wonderful event that has quickly become one of the most popular events in the region.
The spectacular landing of a Cornwall Air Ambulance helicopter looks set to bet the major attraction at this summer’s Trereife Summer Festival
The Cornwall Wildlife trust is hoping for a summer full of basking shark sightings as the conservational charity begins preparing for its annual Seaquest Basking Shark Project
Learn about building fires, surviving in the forest, and how our actions mesh with the natural world in these workshops in Pendarves Woods
The National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth is set to host a new photographic exhibition
A series of events will be taking place from spring through to August all over Cornwall to mark the Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s 50th anniversary
Award winning folk musician Seth Lakeman has announced he is to perform in Cornwall this autumn, as part of series of dates across the UK.
Educated comedian Andy Zaltzman is heading to Cornwall this summer, as part of a series of dates across the country in 2012.
A joint initiative between the RSPB, the National Trust and Natural England has been responsible for organising a series of events celebrating the return of the historic chough to Cornwall.
2012 sees the Cornwall Wildlife Trust celebrate its 50th anniversary and, to mark this very special occasion, a number of gardens in the county will be making themselves open to the public during the spring months and beyond.
A £10,000 exhibition at Truro’s Cathedral is set to reveal the truth behind some of the intriguing secrets about the building’s artefacts
As if to underline Cornwall’s status as a leading international tourist destination, tourism chiefs from Iceland and Estonia have flown in to the county
Internationally renowned English progressive folk-rock band the Strawbs are heading to Cornwall this summer
There will be a massive boost in tourism for Cornwall this year, according to Prime Minister David Cameron
The Olympic torch relay route through Cornwall has been revealed
Two ports, one Cornish, one Caribbean, have signed an agreement to become sister ports, it has been revealed
The acclaimed Mevagissey Male Voice Choir is set to perform in Cornwall this May
American singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega is heading to Penzance for a gig this spring
The protection of Britain’s rarest butterflies is the chief aim of a conservation project
Britain’s best known deaf stand-up comedian Steve Day is heading to Cornwall this month
A food guide focusing on the best restaurants in the South West has launched its latest version
Iconic English comedian and novelist Julian Clary is coming to Cornwall this September, as part of a mammoth UK tour this year
Acclaimed English stand-up comedian, writer and director Stewart Lee is heading to Cornwall this spring
International Cornish opera star Ben Luxon is coming home.
Tourism in Cornwall is expected to receive a welcome boost, after a multi-million pound advertising campaign unveiled by VisitEngland
Sexy, sassy, sinister and sensational, one of the most celebrated musicals of all time is gracing Cornwall this summer with a series of dates
Cornwall beaches have dominated a list put together by leading travel agency TripAdvisor and voted for by members of the public
Talented musician and former reality television star Andy Abraham is set to perform in Cornwall this spring
The London Community Gospel Choir are heading to Cornwall this summer
With the Olympic Games in Britain beckoning, a series of events have been staged to help celebrate the greatest show as it arrives on our shores
The annual food and wine festival is set to return to Porthleven, bringing a fine array of culinary masterpieces from some of top chefs in the country.
Dates for the opening weekend of a £35million project have been confirmed
Widely regarded as Britain’s favourite choreographer, Matthew Bourne is set to bring his famed show to Cornwall this summer
British jazz musician YolanDa Brown is preparing to delight audiences in Cornwall this spring, as part of a series of dates across the UK
A new website has been launched featuring 5,000 images of Falmouth, with some dating back as far as 1870
Britons heading for Cornwall this year to revel in the county’s extraordinarily diverse wildlife will be delighted to hear the deer population in Cornwall has risen
Britain’s most southern county is widely recognised as a place of beauty and resonance, facets that will be brought to life by the Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera
Award winning stand up comedian Dave Gorman is coming to Cornwall this summer, as part of a mammoth UK tour
A museum in Falmouth is preparing to open one of the most ambitious exhibitions in its history at the end of the month
A museum in Cornwall has received a huge financial boost to help it launch a new ancient world exhibition in June
Renowned English poet, songwriter, radio and television presenter Pam Ayres is scheduled to perform in Truro this spring
Excitement is gathering around the up and coming Mylor Oyster Gathering and Seafood Festival taking place this spring
French born musician Claude Bourbon is set to perform in Cornwall this summer
Excitement is gathering around one of the most eagerly anticipated dance shows to hit Cornwall this year
If you’re staying in one of the many cottages in Cornwall, and you’re they type of person who enjoys a little scare, then there’s a great opportunity to spend a spooky evening at Pendennis Castle on March 9th.
Towns in Cornwall are organising a massive event to celebrate the arrival of the Olympic Torch to the county, despite being overlooked on the torche’s historic route to the capital.
Preparations are underway for the eagerly anticipated Falmouth Spring Festival, returning for its second year after a successful debut in 2011.
Internationally renowned cellist and classical musician Julian Lloyd Webber is coming to Truro this spring
The Pasadena Roof Orchestra have just announced a concert in Cornwall, planning to electrify Truro's Hall for Cornwall next month.
Two pubs in the surrounding countryside of Penzance have been named in the UK’s top food pubs
A collection of historic photographs assembled by an unknown historian fifty years ago has gone on display at a museum in Cornwall, reliving times gone by
Cornwall is a county steeped in tradition, offering a range of events throughout the year displaying its rich heritage and history.
Following the success of last years event, the Falmouth Spring festival is set to return for another year of celebrations.
The beautiful and intricate skills of the Duchy Ballet are set for an appearance at Truro's Hall for Cornwall
Some of Cornwall’s most important historical manuscripts, books, photographs, maps and recordings could be heading to Falmouth
Beautiful Cornwall coastal town Falmouth is to hold its first ever St Piran’s Day parade, celebrating the patron saint of Cornwall
An artist from Cornwall has sold a painting for nearly £41,000 at an auction in London.
A £35 million project in Cornwall, which has transformed 19 acres of derelict land into an elegant community space and a World Heritage Site, is nearing completion
An award-winning vineyard in Cornwall is applying for protected status under European Union law for one of its wines
Excitement is building ahead of the 7th annual Fal River Festival, an event that celebrates the local community and encapsulates everything good about Cornwall.
One of Cornwall’s most vital pieces of history has received a huge boost after obtaining more than £1.5 million in grants
The Cornish Cricket Festival will proudly welcome the return of international competition to the county. The climax of the festival sees England’s women take on India in an ODI match.
A report by VisitCornwall has revealed that Penzance’s much-loved Golowan Festival brings in an astonishing £1.5m to the local economy each year.
Think tank British FutureMON has revealed that Cornwall will be one of the best places in the country to mark the Queen’s upcoming Diamond Jubilee.
St Ives is preparing for its annual Feast Day celebrations, which will take place on 6th February.
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