Thinking about taking a Holiday in Devon and Cornwall?

Mousehole, Cornwall

England’s “West Country” has charm, scenery and better weather! Cornwall – the English Riviera? On the very south-western tip of England lies the beautiful county of Cornwall. With a delightful mix of superb beaches (among the best in Britain), outstanding scenery and charming towns, villages and cities, this county has something to offer everyone for […]

Surfing and diving in Cornwall

Cornwall surfing

Surfing and Diving in Cornwall: Cornwall is fast being recognised as one of the premier surfing and diving locations within the UK. This is due to the multiple of good beach resorts such as Newquay, Bude and Perranporth to name a few. Cornwall also has a huge stretch of coastline, more so than along any […]

St Ives – a thriving artistic community

Cornwall beaches

Wonderful, sandy beaches, narrow cobbled streets and a delightful harbour area This magical little corner of Cornwall offers wonderful, sandy beaches and a delightful harbour area.  You can lose yourself in the maze of narrow cobbled streets with flower-filled courtyards and alleyways bursting with galleries, craft and clothing shops,  cafes and artists studios – an […]

Marazion and St Michael’s Mount

St Michael's Mount

See St Michael’s Mount at Marazion, Believed to be Britain’s Oldest Town: Tucked away in the very far corner of South West Cornwall is the charming little town of Marazion with only 1,500 inhabitants. This ancient market town is believed to be Britain’s oldest chartered town. Aside from being steeped in history, this picturesque town […]

Some of Cornwall's finest Pubs

Award winning Blisland Inn, Cornwall

Where to eat and drink on your Cornish Holiday: Cornwall’s spectacular coastline is a favourite holiday destination for those seeking sun, surf and sailing. And where there’s sun and sea, there are also good Watering Holes, some of the finest of which are listed below. Cornwall is also a favourite holiday destination for people who […]

Food and Drink in Devon and Cornwall

Traditional scones, jam and clotted cream

Food & Drink In Devon and Cornwall – Great Pubs, Good Food And Drink! It’s true that the Cornish enjoy their food – so much so that Devon and Cornwall are known almost as much for their culinary offerings as their stunning scenery and coasts. Fine Dining In recent times, the celebrity chefs have arrived […]

Isles of Scilly, Teignmouth, Shaldon

Flower fields

Other Towns & Villages of Interest In Cornwall & Devon Isles of Scilly (Cornwall) About 28 miles west of Lands End (Cornwall) are the mysterious and little known islands called the Isles of Scilly. As you might expect, the isles have a very mild climate and are populated with sub-tropical plants. When you travel anywhere […]

Penzance, without the pirates

Penzance Garden

No pirates in Penzance these days, but a mild climate and funky atmosphere! In South West Cornwall is the town of Penzance.  A short distance beyond the harbour fishing boats shelter in the inner dock and you’ll see the occasional visiting tall-masted sailing ship against the granite quays. But rest assured that these sailing ships […]