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Clouded Yellow Butterfly c JBS Bottomley/Cornwall Wildlife Trust

August Wildlife Watch: what to see and where

Submitted on Sun, 2014-07-20 10:00
We work with Cornwall Wildlife Trust to bring you a monthly blog on what wildlife to see in Cornwall each month, and the places to see them. This month it's the Yellow Clouded Butterfly, the Leatherback Turtle and Heath Lobelia.
‘Magic in the Skies’ at Land’s End by Simon Cook

5 of the best summer firework displays

Submitted on Thu, 2014-07-17 15:02
Here in Cornwall firework displays aren’t just reserved for cold winter nights, you can get your fix of ohh and ahh action when the air is still balmy and the skies (fingers crossed) clear…

The Foodie diary: August in Cornwall

Submitted on Thu, 2014-07-17 08:49
Our monthly round-up of the mouth watering happenings on Cornwall's food scene.
Cornish Cream Tea

10 places to have a Cornish cream tea

Submitted on Wed, 2014-07-16 10:52
10 places to have a delicious Cornish cream tea, recommended by the Visit Cornwall team.
Artist John Dyer

Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014

Submitted on Wed, 2014-07-16 10:18
The biggest event of the year in Cornwall, find out what it's all about here...

Artists guide to Penzance by local artist Sophie Harding

Submitted on Mon, 2014-07-14 14:54
What inspires me - how Penzance inspires the creativity of local artist Sophie Harding

10 to try: Contemporary activities on the Cornish coast

Submitted on Fri, 2014-07-11 17:16
Lowenna, Visit Cornwall Digital Marketing Exec, highlights some recommendations for some contemporary fun on the Cornish coast.
Crantock beach | Cornwall | Neil Cockman

Top walks to enjoy in August

Submitted on Fri, 2014-07-11 14:37
Wherever you happen to visit in Cornwall this summer let the train take the strain out of travelling and enjoy the beautiful South West coast and countryside on foot
Truro City | Cornwall

Insider's guide to Truro

Submitted on Thu, 2014-07-10 14:17
Visit Cornwall meet with Abi Steel from the Truro Tourist Information Centre to hear her top tips on visiting Truro in 2014.
The Fish House | Newquay | Cornwall

Chef of the month: Paul Harwood, The Fish House

Submitted on Thu, 2014-07-10 11:32
Head Chef and owner Paul Harwood from The Fish House in Newquay, tells us about the local delicacies, tipples + recipes every visitor should try.