The Golden Hours

The Golden Hour is an informal term used mainly by photographers. It doesn't really have an official definition the same as dawn, dusk, and twilight, it just refers to a state of natural light that mainly takes place around sunrise and sunset.

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 River Fowey

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

Eight Great Novels with Cornish Connections

Artists of all types are drawn to Cornwall, some paint, some play music and some write novels. The landscape and people of Cornwall have been inspiring writers for years and we have picked eight novels here that date back as far back as the 1880s, but also feature two that have come out in the last couple of years. Some will be familiar, others more obscure, but we believe they are all worth reading..

The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher 

Cornwall on Film

These days it’s not difficult to catch a glimpse of Cornwall on the small screen, with any number of celebrities travelling around claiming to find hidden treasures. Then there's Poldark, Doc Martin, and Delicious, plus repeats of Wycliffe on some more obscure channel. All these programs act as great adverts for the county, showing its scenery off behind the drama being played out in the foreground.

About Time: the rom com filmed in Cornwall

A feel-good time travelling romcom which brings together two great talents; Richard Curtis as Director and Bill Nighy as cast headliner. Shot on the south coast of Cornwall in and around Gorran Haven.