The Draw of the Sea

Wyl Menmuir is a Cornish based author whose 2016 debut novel, The Many, was longlisted for the Man-Booker Award. This July he releases his first full-length non-fiction book, The Draw of the Sea, and has written our guest blog about what the sea means to him and those he met while researching the book.

 

Here Comes the Summer

Here comes the summer and Cornwall is ready to welcome you with attractions and events galore. Here are eight fun things you can do with the family, to suit all pockets and ages.

Everybody loves a train ride

Cornwall’s Royal Connections

Cornwall has many links to Kings and Queens, for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee we have chosen a selection, some more 'royal' than others..

Who is the Duke of Cornwall?

A Floating Restaurant and so much more...

Here at Blue River Table we are getting ready to start our summer season and with Tethra (our boat) back in the water, all newly varnished, we are very much looking forward to it. Over the past couple of months we have been doing all the winter jobs aboard Tethra, painting, varnishing, servicing and this year even included fitting her with a shiny new engine!

South West Tourism Awards

Cornwall's best tourism businesses were honoured at the 2021/22 South West Tourism Excellence Awards at Exeter in early April. The awards saw 476 entries from the region including Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Bath, Bristol, Somerset, Dorset, Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

The Great Cornish Larder

Everybody loves a Cornish pasty, but there's so much more good food and drink to be found in and around Cornwall.

We have fresh fish and meat, cheese, cakes and chocolate to tempt you. Great dollops of clotted cream to put on top of jam... 

Wonderful wines, beers and ciders, gins and rums...even vermouth!

Here's a list of Visit Cornwall suppliers...

 

Camel Valley, Award winning wines, need we say more?  SHOP

10 Awesome Adventures for Adrenaline-Junkies

If you think Cornwall is all about sun bathing or walking around art galleries, think again! There are lots of action-packed activities for thrill-seekers to try, so get ready for adventure!