Minack Theatre – Cornwall’s Theatre Under the Stars

Minack Gardens

Enjoy Theatre Under the Stars  at the Minack Theatre in Porthcurno: If you didn’t know better, you may think that the Minack Theatre was originally built by the Roman army in 55 BC when Julius Caesar brought his legions across the Channel and settled in the south of England. After all, he was looking for […]

Admiral Benbow Inn – A Unique Pub in Penzance

Admiral Benbow Pub in Penzance

Admiral Benbow Has an Amazing Collection of Artifacts from Shipwrecks: At the recommendation of our guest house owner, we came in search of the Admiral Benbow Inn in Penzance. Mike knew that we were on the look-out for interesting places and experiences and he described the Admiral Benbow as a unique and rather interesting pub […]

Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Ponies

Dartmoor National Park, famed abode of the Hound of the Baskervilles! Just a few miles inwards from the South Devon Coast is the ancient Dartmoor National Park. It covers an area of 368 square miles and offers visitors a mix of superb scenery and legendary history. Dartmoor also has one of the most prominent moors […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]