Fantastic Christmas and New Year offers at The Valley!

December 21st, 2016

Make the most of Cornwall’s mild winter climate and enjoy an unforgettable Christmas holiday on the beautiful Cornish beaches, walking through rolling landscapes or simply relaxing in a waterfront cafe in one the many picturesque fishing villages, all within easy reach from The Valley accommodation.


The Ultimate Cornwall – Chosen by you

May 04th, 2016

Calling all families, friend groups and couples who would like to win a four night stay in one of our luxury cottages, amazing daytime activities and experiences plus a unique evening of dining, all here in Cornwall!

We’re launching ‘The Ultimate Cornwall’ competition to highlight some of the incredible adventures this county has to offer.

The most unique part, is that YOU will get a say in what makes up the final prize package!

Over the coming weeks, we’ll be running the competition via our Facebook page and asking you, our followers, to select where you want to eat, an attraction you’d like to visit and a coastal or sea-based experience you’d like to try.

The most popular experience from each category will then be included in the final package for ‘The Ultimate Cornwall’ prize.

All of us here at The Valley absolutely love Cornwall – a county that has something for everyone – so we’re running this amazing campaign to celebrate it.

Potential prizes cover a range of experiences including a trip to The Eden Project, a heritage day at Caerhays Castle & The Lost Gardens of Heligan, A Day of Art at St Ives School of Painting, A Vineyard Tour & Wine Tasting at Polgoon in Penzance, A Waterboat Safari with Orca in Falmouth, surf lessons with King Surf, guided beach horse riding with Cornish Riding Holidays, a choice of activities with Loe Beach Water Sports, dinner at The Falmouth Bay Seafood Cafe in Truro, The Cove Bar & Grill in Maenporth, Lewinnick Lodge in Newquay or a Cornish chef to cook in the comfort of your holiday home.

Make sure you have ‘Liked’ our Facebook page and keep checking back so you can vote for your preferred experiences which will make up ‘The Ultimate Cornwall’ prize bundle. The winner will be announced on the 6th June 2016.


1. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

2. By entering this contest, you agree to a complete release of Facebook from any or all liability in connection with this contest.

3. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
4. No cash alternative to the prize will be offered. The prize is not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice. Prizes must be claimed and used within within 12 months of announcement Excluding the months of July and August
5. The Winner will be chosen at random on Monday 30th May 2016 and notified via a Facebook post asking the winner to private message The Valley’s Facebook page with their details. 
6. The prize bundle will need to be booked in advance to ensure accommodation and reservations for the experiences. 
7. The prize will cover up to 4 people.
8.  Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.


The Cornish Guardian is holding a photography competition. Have you entered?

September 17th, 2015

Are you planning to stay in one of our Cornwall 5 star cottages? If you are then get out your camera because the Cornish Guardian are holding a fantastic competition and you can take part.

The Cornish Guardian have teamed up with Cornwall Today, The Cornishman, West Briton and HBH Woolacotts to run the competition alongside Panasonic Lumix.

The Beautiful Cornwall competition offers participants the chance to display their work in the 2016 Cornwall Today calendar, of which 12 lucky winners will feature and win a Lumix DMC-FZ1000 4K Bridge camera, currently the world’s only Bridge camera with 4k of video recording ability.

There will also be a prize for runners up which provide a wonderful Lumix DMC-SZ10 compact camera.

The judges are looking for original pieces that display the outstanding views, scenery, landscapes and hidden treasures of Cornwall, that stand out against other participants.

To enter the competition all you need to do is send your picture and personal details to the Cornish Guardian. You can find further entry details here:

If you think you can capture outstanding Cornwall at its best then make sure you enter this wonderful competition. What are you waiting for?

Image: Dwyatt 101 available via creative commons