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Pandora Inn

5 to try: Pubs you can sail to

Submitted on Wed, 2014-09-17 15:38
If you want to stop off for a drink or a bite to eat, here are some of the best pubs in the county with easy mooring nearby.
Tintagel Castle, North Cornwall

A morning in Tintagel

Submitted on Wed, 2014-09-17 14:54
A morning in Tintagel, North Cornwall, full of holiday inspiration from Karen Hughes at the Tintagel Tourist Information Centre.
Photo of Oyster dredging in Falmouth

A taste of the sea: it's oyster dredging season

Submitted on Fri, 2014-09-12 12:20
As the Falmouth Oyster Festival approaches, the best way to save Falmouth’s fragile wild oyster industry is to eat more of them, says Chris Ranger of Fal Oyster.
Crow's Nest Inn

5 to try: haunted pubs in Cornwall

Submitted on Thu, 2014-09-11 13:25
This Halloween leave the trick-or-treating to the kids and get yourself down to one of Cornwall's spooky pubs if you're brave enough...
The Lizard | Polpeor Cafe | Cornwall

You tell us: 10 places to enjoy a Cornish cream tea

Submitted on Thu, 2014-09-11 10:45
We asked our Facebook group for tips on where to find the best Cornish cream tea. Here are their recommendations, feel free to add your own suggestions... we'd love to hear from you.
Newquay | Fistral Beach | Cornwall

Insider's guide to Newquay

Submitted on Thu, 2014-09-11 09:48
Visit Cornwall meet with Amy Smith from Visit Newquay to hear her top tips on exploring the seaside town.
Dale McIntosh | Merchants Manor Brasserie | Falmouth | Cornwall

Chef of the month: Dale McIntosh, Merchants Manor Brasserie

Submitted on Thu, 2014-09-11 09:14
Visit Cornwall meet with Head Chef, Dale McIntosh from Merchants Manor Brasserie to hear about his favourite foods, drink and his delicious dessert recipe!
Boscastle Food Festival | Cornwall

Foodies diary: October

Submitted on Thu, 2014-09-11 08:47
Welcome to October's Foodie Diary - our monthly guide to eating out and food and drink events in Cornwall.
Eden Project | St Austell | Cornwall

Kids + families diary: what's on October half-term

Submitted on Wed, 2014-09-10 09:56
There are lots of exciting and fun things to do at Cornwall's attractions this October, here's our guide...
Porthcothan beach | Padstow | North Cornwall

ITV's Fern Britton tells us about her love for Cornwall + latest novel A Seaside Affair

Submitted on Tue, 2014-09-09 14:04
Cornwall is my inspiration for so many reasons. There’s a sense of peace, calm and beauty about the place which is so British, but heavenly too...