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.

5 Things to do on the Lizard Peninsula

The Lizard has pretty coves and beautiful sandy beaches, olde-worlde pubs and charming thatched cottages, traditional fishing villages and unique wildlife, waiting to be discovered...

Discover the Tamar Valley

The River Tamar divides Cornwall from the rest of England for all but three miles in the far north. It runs for 60 miles down to Plymouth Sound, winding its way through rich farmland and areas of industrial history, now with World Heritage Status. Much of the area is also part of the Tamar Valley AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty).

See the first bluebells

If you only do one thing in May, come and experience breathtaking carpets of bluebells in Cornwall.

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..

Places to stay with the quirky factor

Looking for something a little different for your next sojourn to Cornwall? How about staying in a converted horsebox, snuggling down in a shepherds hut or in a converted railway carriage.