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Foodies diary: September

Submitted on Wed, 2014-08-13 11:29
Our monthly guide to eating out and food and drink events in Cornwall.
Heligan Gardens | St Austell | Cornwall

10 Cornish gardens to visit in September

Submitted on Tue, 2014-08-12 10:27
Cornwall has some of the most magnificent and beautiful gardens to choose from; here are 10 to try this September.
St Michael's Mount by Britain on View

A different kind of magic: St Michael's Mount

Submitted on Mon, 2014-08-11 10:36
Approaching Marazion on a misty day, St Michael’s Mount appears to float on the water just offshore. The turreted medieval castle half hidden in low cloud stands, as it has done for hundreds of years, overlooking the spectacular sweep of Mounts Bay...
Paul Ainsworth, No 6 in Padstow

Chef of the month: Paul Ainsworth, Number 6

Submitted on Mon, 2014-08-11 10:09
Head Chef and owner Paul Ainsworth from Number 6 in Padstow, tells us about the local delicacies, tipples + recipes every visitor should try.
St Michaels Mount | Marazion | Cornwall

Author Jenny Colgan reveals how Cornwall kick starts her creativity

Submitted on Fri, 2014-08-08 08:47
Every year, we were bought as a special treat those big foam body surf boards and we would get into the water first thing in the morning and body surf body surf body surf until physically hauled out...
St Ives | Cornwall

You tell us: 10 foodie tips, St Ives

Submitted on Thu, 2014-08-07 10:44
We asked our Facebook group for tips on the best places to eat in St Ives and here are their recommendations. Feel free to add your own suggestions... we'd love to hear from you.
St Ives Surf School | Credit David Gray

10 surf schools for beginners

Submitted on Wed, 2014-08-06 10:47
Learn to surf this summer, and ride the waves safely with our guide to surf schools and lessons.
Cornwall Food and Drink Festival | Truro | Cornwall

Must-visit Autumn food and drink festivals in Cornwall

Submitted on Thu, 2014-07-31 10:44
More dates for your Foodie diary: must-visit Autumn food and drink festivals in Cornwall
Gwithian Beach | Credit Cornwall Life Magazine

5 to try: arty beaches in Cornwall

Submitted on Tue, 2014-07-29 14:11
A guide to the best beaches for plein air (the art of painting outside), photography inspiration, classes and creative holidays.
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
A monthly blog by the Cornwall Wildlife Trust on what wildlife to see and where: this month spot the Yellow Clouded Butterfly, the Leatherback Turtle and Heath Lobelia.