A mellow kayak through autumns mists.

The evenings are starting to draw in, the leaves starting to turn, and down in Cornwall the scenery on the wooded creeks, including the Helford River in west Cornwall and the Fowey, become a blaze of colour. Fallen trees left to rot make stunning natural art and are enjoyed by an abundance of birdlife including the common kingfisher, whose wings are cobalt blue and breast bright orange, mimicking the autumnal colours. In contrast the Little Egrets perch in trees with their bright white feathers looking like lanterns.

Need to know October 2017

Need to know events this October 2017 with something to suit the whole family as well as activities to entertain the children in half term in Cornwall.

Deep in the forest, Cornwall celebrates tourism

Cornish food, drink and local attractions were recently the focus of celebration at a special event held at Forest Holiday’s Deerpark location, deep in the West Looe valley. Visit Cornwall’s Chief Executive Malcolm Bell joined South East Cornwall MP Sheryl Murray in praising the cabin holiday business, which Mrs Murray described the location as a “hidden jewel in the crown of South East Cornwall”.