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...

PK Porthcurno

The tiny coastal village of Porthcurno, located in West Cornwall, was once the heart of international telecommunications, boasting the largest telegraph station in the world. As the G7 summit drew to a close last week, it was interesting to reflect that the leaders were meeting in Cornwall – a place that has a long history of global connectivity.

A perfect day at Rock Oyster

Can you remember how to have a great time after the long lockdown months?

How about coming along to Rock Oyster Festival between the 30th July and the 1st August 2021 at Dinham House near Rock, across the water from Padstow.

This is what you could be doing....

Morning

The River Fowey

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

The Minack Theatre

The Minack theatre is currently used from Easter to September for a full summer season of up to 20 plays and the occasional live music events, read about its history here.

Rebecca and Fowey

Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again” The opening line from Daphne du Maurier’s classic Gothic novel ‘Rebecca’ which has been captured on film again and will be shown on Netflix, starting Wednesday 21st October. This latest version stars Lily James, Armie Hammer and Kristin Scott Thomas as the fearsome Mrs Danvers.

Ideas for a rainy day

The sun doesn't always shine in Cornwall. But a little bit of mist and drizzle, needn't stop you having a brilliant time. Here are 10 fantastic days out that you and the family can enjoy.

Literary Gems set in Cornwall

Looking for a good book to lose yourself in? One that will take you off to Cornwall, have you walking deserted beaches, exploring wooded creeks or stepping back in time....