The Tin Coast

Kicking off a new series of blogs where we focus on different parts of Cornwall, we head down to the far west to explore the Tin Coast...

The Tamar Valley

Separating Cornwall from Devon (or some say England) the River Tamar rises within three miles of the north Cornish coast above Bude and flows south to enter the English Channel in Plymouth Sound.

10 Cornish links with the G7 Nations

With the G7 Summit taking place in Carbis Bay later this week, we thought we would bring you some interesting bits of information connecting it to the 10 nations attending.

Here Comes the Summer

Here comes summer, and even in this post-covid world, Cornwall is ready to welcome you with attractions and events galore. Here are ten fun things you can do with the family, to suit all pockets; prices where featured are for a two-adult family admission.

 

Experience sub-tropical Trebah Gardens

The Kernow Way

Wherever we go, and whatever we do, we have an impact. Let's make sure it’s a positive one. Do it #thekernowway. Clean Cornwall is asking Cornish residents, visitors and business owners to consider how we can all minimise our impact as we step into one of the busiest summers we've ever had.

So whether you are a local, or here on holiday.. we all have a shared responsibility to look after this special place.

We call it the Kernow Way

In Cornwall we say 'Doing it dreckly'.

The River Fowey

Our guide to one of Cornwall's finest and most varied rivers, from sea to moor.

Protecting Cornwall’s Waterways

Protecting Cornwall’s Waterways with Jules Phelps – Encounter Cornwall

Golant is an especially tranquil stretch of the River Fowey, perfect for canoeing and stand-up Paddleboarding (SUP). As such, it’s the lifeblood of Jules Phelps’ business, and she’s determined to protect it in any way possible.

Final Straw Campaign – Pat Smith

They call her Action Nan for her tireless environmental campaigning. But for 72-year-old Pat Smith, it’s as much about the small gestures as the grand ones – saying no to a plastic straw with your drink or remembering to take a bag for life to the supermarket.

“We all need to get off our backsides and do something,” she says with characteristic firmness. “If every single one of us does one thing, it all adds up to big change.”