Simply Messing about in Boats

In the opening chapter of Kenneth Grahame’s book ‘The Wind in the Willows’ Ratty tells his friend Mole that there is “absolutely nothing, half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats”

Discover inland Cornwall

Cornwall is world-famous for its spectacular coastline, and rightly so. The Atlantic swell attracts intrepid surfers and bodyboarders, while the gentler waves of the south coast lend themselves perfectly to kayaking, SUP and other watersports.

Top Ten Cornish Ports

Everyone loves a wander around a Cornish quayside or harbour, but few realise that many of the buildings now converted to apartments or restaurants were once industrial buildings...

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.

PK Porthcurno

The tiny coastal village of Porthcurno, located in West Cornwall, was once the heart of international telecommunications, boasting the largest telegraph station in the world. As the G7 summit drew to a close last week, it was interesting to reflect that the leaders were meeting in Cornwall – a place that has a long history of global connectivity.

10 Cornish links with the G7 Nations

With the G7 Summit taking place in Carbis Bay later this week, we thought we would bring you some interesting bits of information connecting it to the 10 nations attending.

The River Fowey

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