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...

Cornish sunrises and sunsets

It’s a savvy holidaymaker who visits Cornwall in autumn. The family's return to the school routine, the beaches are quiet and with space in the car park...

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.

Rockpools… Cornwall’s other world

Battered by waves, exposed to the sun, rockpools are tough environments to live in. And yet each one is home to a multitude of wonderful creatures. Twice a day, as the tide recedes, we get a chance to explore them, to spot the fish, shellfish, seaweeds and other lifeforms that live in between the tides.

Here are some of the more unusual inhabitants…

Five Natural Wonders of Cornwall

The landscape of Cornwall is so varied, from long sandy beaches to rocky coves, from rugged moorland to wooded valleys. It would be impossible to choose just one, but here's five to start with.....

Let the sea air recharge you..

When the coronavirus pandemic hit in March 2020, the landlocked among us felt keenly the sudden loss of access to the sea during the hardest days of the deepest lockdown. Cornwall has over 300 miles of coastline, much of it wild and uninhabited by humans, which makes it all the more appealing. When the chips are down – and even when they’re not – we head north, south or west for a breath of fresh sea air and a beach

Cornwall's 2021 Tour of Britain route

The Tour of Britain, postponed until September 2021, will take place in Cornwall. Starting on Penzance promenade, it will wind its way through Cornwall to the finish at Bodmin.