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Learn more about the people, places, and culture that make Cornwall special, and what's been happening at Talland Bay. Enjoyed reading our blog? Please share and spread the Cornish cheer far and wide.

Talland Bay lobster

Grilled Lobster, Garlic Butter & Summer Salad

  Published: 19/06/2023   Author: Jack Ashby-Wright

Lobster season is upon us and for those of you daunted by how to cook and prepare this tasty crustacean help is at hand with our favourite recipe.

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Wind in the Willows comes to Talland Bay Hotel

  Published: 23/01/2023   Author: Samantha Kirton

A new wood carving in the gardens of Talland Bay Hotel is set to encourage visitors to explore the area’s connections with Wind in the willows.

Christmas at Talland

Top Festive Things To Do In Cornwall

  Published: 20/10/2022   Author: Samantha Kirton

There’s something extra special about Christmastime by the coast in Cornwall, the salty tang of the sea air adding a rosy glow to windswept cheeks. From fishing villages festooned with twinkling lights to lantern processions and Christmas fairs, here are some of our favourite ways to mark the season in a truly Cornish way.

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The Dining Experience

  Published: 13/07/2022   Author: Samantha Kirton

To be treated to Talland, is an experience not to forget!

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Spoil Fido at one of the most dog-friendly hotels

  Published: 18/05/2022   Author: Sam Kirton

We recognise that dogs are part of the family. Whether they’ve been working like a dog or are simply dog tired, they deserve a holiday too. 

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How to plan the perfect wedding by the sea at Talland Bay Hotel

  Published: 22/03/2022   Author: Samantha Kirton

If your dream wedding involves getting together a small group of your nearest and dearest for a clifftop celebration by the sea in Cornwall, then Talland Bay Hotel is the perfect place to say ‘I do’.  Our assistant deputy manager, Kyra Varney, recently started looking after wedding planning and we asked her what couples can expect from their special day at our luxury hotel.

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The five best Gardens in Cornwall

  Published: 26/01/2022   Author: Samantha Kirton

There’s something special about Cornwall’s coastal gardens, with the scent of salt in the air and palm trees surrounded by fragrant blooms. 


Meet the Chef – An interview with Glen Merriott

  Published: 14/09/2021   Author: Sam Kirton

Glen Merriott took over the helm as head chef at Talland Bay Hotel in April 2021. His culinary journey started when he joined as a kitchen porter in 2008, progressing up through the ranks to take on the top role.

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Where to go this winter

  Published: 29/09/2020   Author: Sam Kirton

Why this is the year to enjoy a luxury off-season Cornish staycation 

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A taste of Talland Bay: Recipes to recreate at home

  Published: 29/04/2020   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

We may not be able to welcome you to Talland Bay Hotel right now, but that doesn’t mean we can’t all enjoy a few Talland treats. Here are two recipes the team have been working on at home…let us know how you get on recreating them.