Tintagel – Inextricably Linked to King Arthur

Tintagel - Where King Arthur Legends Loom Larger Than Life: Mention Tintagel, and the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table come to mind immediately. Since Geoffrey of Monmouth wrote his History of the Kings of Britain in 1150, visitors have been coming to Tintagel Castle … [Read more...]

Cornwall's Garden of Eden

The Eden Project includes The World's largest Greenhouse : From the air they look like Jurasic golf balls that have struck earth and been semi-embedded into the ground. Those familiar with the Eden Project in Cornwall will know of these biomes that house plant species collected from all over the … [Read more...]

Join in the Mad Hatter's Tea Party at Antony House

Antony House was the film set of scenes from Alice in Wonderland: We may well have missed including Antony House on our West Country travels had Alice in Wonderland not let us in on the secret of this National Trust property. Antony House was they key location for the filming of Alice in … [Read more...]

Touring Devon and Cornwall

Exploring the back-roads of Devon and Cornwall: Devon and Cornwall possess miles of magnificent coastline, secluded coves, fishing villages, romantic ancient moorland, soft river estuaries and endless stretches of beaches.  Walkers, surfers, sailing buffs and holiday makers who simply want a … [Read more...]

Newquay, Britain's Surfing Capital

There’s much more to Newquay than being just a surfers' paradise. Boasting some of the best beaches and surfing in Britain, Newquay is one of Cornwall's premier holiday sites for those seeking a beach holiday. Unsurprisingly, it has obtained a reputation for being England's surfing … [Read more...]

Thinking about taking a Holiday in Devon and 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 … [Read more...]

St Ives – a thriving artistic community

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 … [Read more...]

Marazion and 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 … [Read more...]

Food and Drink in Devon and Cornwall

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 … [Read more...]

Isles of Scilly, Teignmouth, Shaldon

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 … [Read more...]