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.

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.

Riverside Walks in Cornwall

We have put together a selection of walks, some including the South West Coast Path, that use footpaths and lanes running alongside streams, rivers and creeks. Enjoy!

Romantic Autumn Breaks

This Autumn why not enjoy a relaxing and romantic break in Cornwall with our guide to the top things to do with your loved one.

Sanctuaries by the Sea

All around the coast of Cornwall you will come across churches with maritime connections. Many of them have towers used as daymarks by sailors and fishermen to guide them safely back to harbour, others will be the resting place of those taken by the sea.  They have all been and continue to be a place of sanctuary, somewhere to shelter from the storm, be it the westerly winds or the troubles in your life.

Here's a selection of religious sites going around the coast from the far north to the south eastern corner.

 

Morwenstow Church:

Other Reasons to Visit Padstow

Padstow used to be known as a fishing harbour on Cornwall’s north coast, and that was why the visitors went there. Then a certain chef got himself a name on television and everything changed..