D Day and Cornwall

June 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of D Day, when thousands of allied troops crossed the channel and landed on the Normandy beaches in a bloody push to gain control back from the German forces. Many of those making the crossing had embarked from secret locations along the Cornish coast, they themselves having ‘invaded’ Cornwall in the months before, mostly from the US.

Other Reasons to Visit Padstow

Padstow used to be known as a fishing harbour on Cornwall’s north coast, and that was why the visitors went there. Then a certain chef got himself a name on television and everything changed..

10 cycle trails to try

Get out and explore Cornwall’s amazing cycling routes while discovering wildlife, heritage and parts of Cornwall you never knew existed.

A bargain break in Cornwall

As we all know Cornwall is a great place to come for a walking holiday, an activity that costs nothing, and if you stay in the right place, you can just lace up your boots and open the door and off you go for the day! We have loads of blogs about walking in Cornwall, so we will let you discover those elsewhere.

What we want to do here is pick out some of the attractions or activities dotted around Cornwall that you can visit for free, or by donation.