The Official Tourist board blog

Insider tips and news: join in the conversation

Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair

5 to try: Christmas Markets

Submitted on Wed, 2014-10-29 16:18
Cornwall’s regional author for gives us the low down on Christmas fair's, festivals and markets
Mousehole, Christmas, Cornwall

5 to try: Christmas light displays

Submitted on Wed, 2014-10-29 10:58
From twinkling harbours to brightly lit festive characters, Cornwall’s Christmas light displays have got it all going on! Here’s where to go to see Christmas sparkle with a Cornish twist…
5 to try: Christmas must do's

5 to try: Christmas must dos

Submitted on Wed, 2014-10-29 09:45
Whether a visit to see the Mousehole Christmas Lights is an annual family tradition or you prefer to seek out a new festive treat each year, we’re sure you’ll love Visit Cornwall’s countdown to Christmas ideas.
Cosy Cornish pubs [c] St Austell Brewery

5 to try: cosy Cornish pubs

Submitted on Wed, 2014-10-29 07:06
There's nothing better on a chilly day than enjoying the warmth of a log fire in a cosy Cornish pub. Sit back and relax with a pint of local ale and a hearty lunch. Here's our guide for inspiration.
Porthleven Storm c Istock

Winter in Cornwall: what to see and do

Submitted on Tue, 2014-10-28 13:54
This is a special time when it feels you almost have Cornwall to yourself. There is a magical atmosphere with moorland tinged with sparkling frost and the coastline bathed in mid-winter sunshine.
Callum Mitchell, Cornwall in my bones

Cornwall in My Bones

Submitted on Wed, 2014-10-22 08:24
A beautiful poem by Callum Mitchell celebrating Cornwall's literary heritage. Shot one November day at Kynance cove.
Red Admiral butterfly [c] JBS Bottomley/Cornwall Wildlife Trust

November: Wildlife Watch

Submitted on Tue, 2014-10-21 07:10
Our regular wildlife blog from the Cornwall Wildlife Trust with advice on what to see and where at their nature reserves across Cornwall. This month it's Red Admiral butterflies, jellyfish and Redwings.
Lands End, West Cornwall

Insider's guide to Land's End

Submitted on Fri, 2014-10-17 10:21
Alice Reynolds, Marketing Manager at Land's End, shares her top tips to make the most of your visit to the westernmost point of Cornwall.
Wild Cafe, Bedruthan Hotel, Mawgan Porth

Chef of the month: Darren Millgate, Wild Cafe

Submitted on Fri, 2014-10-17 09:46
Visit Cornwall meet with Head Chef, Darren Millgate from Wild Cafe at Bedruthan Hotel, to hear about his favourite foods, drink and his delicious Roasted Crown Prince Squash recipe!
Tuscan Season at Fifteen Cornwall

Foodies diary: November

Submitted on Fri, 2014-10-17 09:14
Welcome to November's Foodie Diary - our monthly guide to eating out and food and drink events in Cornwall.