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...

Cornwall Connected: The G7 and Germany

With the 2021 G7 Summit arriving at Carbis Bay from 11th to 13th June, we explore the history between Cornwall and the nations it will be welcoming. From unexpected royalty to celebrity teddy bears, here are five Cornish connections with our friends in Germany.

 

Cornwall Connected: The G7 and the USA

With the 2021 G7 Summit arriving at Carbis Bay from 11th to 13th June, we explore the history between Cornwall and the nations it will be welcoming. From the White House to Hollywood, here are five Cornish connections with our friends in the United States of America.

 

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.

Doc Martin locations to visit

Port Isaac in north Cornwall plays the fictional village of Portwenn in the much-loved Doc martin TV series. Here we take in some of the locations where cameras rolled…

Cornwall on Film

These days it’s not difficult to catch a glimpse of Cornwall on the small screen, what with Poldark, Doc Martin, and Delicious on the main channels and repeats of Wycliffe usually 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.