Places to Visit
The five best Gardens in Cornwall
There’s something special about Cornwall’s coastal gardens, with the scent of salt in the air and palm trees surrounded by fragrant blooms.
Where to go this winter
Why this is the year to enjoy a luxury off-season Cornish staycation
Active breaks for the young at heart
It’s not always easy finding a British break that caters for all ages. Especially one that doesn’t rely exclusively on sunny beach days. How do you cater for indulgence AND adventure on holiday in Cornwall?
The five best walks in south east Cornwall
With miles of beautiful Cornish countryside and the stunning South West Coast Path right on our doorstep, there are countless amazing walks within easy reach of Talland Bay.
How to make the most of a staycation in Looe and Polperro
Early summer is a marvellous time of year to visit Cornwall, with long daylight hours, warming seas, quiet beaches and pretty sea pinks in bloom. You’d be forgiven for thinking you’d travelled abroad with the aquamarine waters sparkling in the sunshine and palm trees gently waving in the breeze.
On the trail of smuggling in south east Cornwall
Cornwall’s smuggling heritage is renowned the world over, romanticised in the pages of novels from Poldark to Jamaica Inn. Its virtually uninhabited, rocky coastline provided the ideal setting for smugglers and wreckers seeking to evade the revenue men, with the secluded bay at Talland being a particularly favoured spot for bringing contraband ashore.
Literary connections to Cornwall: From Poldark to Wind in the Willows
Cornwall’s captivating coastline, moors and estuaries have been providing the inspiration for authors and poets from Sir John Betjeman to DH Lawrence and Dylan Thomas long before Aiden Turner graced our screens as Winston Graham’s Ross Poldark.
Amazing adventures in alcohol: Cornwall’s best drinks tours
Cornwall may have a well-earned a reputation as one of the foremost UK foodie hotspots, but it would be remiss to overlook the Duchy’s numerous craft ales, stand-out spirits and world-class wines! Whether you’re lucky enough to live in the south west or booking a Cornish break, be sure to include these top alcohol tasting tours in your plans of what to do in Cornwall.
Top things to do in south east Cornwall this summer
The days are long, the weather is fine and the flowers are putting on a magnificent display…Cornish summertime has arrived in all its glory. From savouring fish and chips on the beach to supping a cold Cornish ale, revelling in regattas and rock-pooling, what makes the perfect summer staycation? We’ve picked some of our favourite things to do and see on a visit to south east Cornwall this season.
Top wildlife to spot around South East Cornwall
Nature lovers should make a beeline for South East Cornwall, home to some of the richest marine wildlife in the British Isles. From basking sharks to seals and seabirds, here are some of the highlights to be found above and in the ocean.