The River Fowey

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

Stay Safe - Stay Home

Staying safe

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is still present in Cornwall and the rest of the UK, we all have to play our part in managing, mitigating and reducing this threat, so….

Cornwall's Wildlife

Cornwall is lucky enough to be home to at least 58 different species of mammal ranging from the tiny pygmy shrew weighing in at 5g, to the fin whale which can tip the scales at 80 tonnes. Cornwall is unusual in that many of our native mammals are found around the coasts where whales, dolphins and seals feed in the rich, shallow waters.

Mevagissey; a safe harbour

Narrow streets and steep valley sides lead you down to the centre of the old Mevagissey, where the distinctive twin harbour provides a safe haven for the fishing boats that land their daily catch of skate, lobster, plaice and sole. Mevagissey was built on fish, in the 1800s and early 1900s it prospered on the back of the abundant source of pilchards (sardines) caught in local waters.

Dreamy, Creamy Ice Cream

Nestled in a beautiful valley, just moments away from the dramatic North Cornish coastline sits Callestick Farm lovingly farmed by us, the Parker family since 1953. It’s where we have created champion Cornish ice cream for generations to our original family recipe.  

The History of Tintagel Castle

Perched on the north Cornwall coast, Tintagel Castle is one of the most spectacular historic sites in Britain. Its association with King Arthur also makes it one of the most famous....

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.