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Museums and Historic Places to Visit in Cornwall

Museums and Historic Places to Visit in Cornwall

  Published: 27/04/2016   Author: Talland Bay


Cornish Gardens & Outdoor Attractions to Visit this Autumn

Cornish Gardens & Outdoor Attractions to Visit this Autumn

  Published: 05/09/2016   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

Regardless of the season you visit, there are some fantastic Cornish gardens and outdoor spaces to visit at any time of year. Whether you are looking for a picnic spot, a romantic walk or excellent family days out and events in South Cornwall, autumn is one of the best times to visit.

Food Treats in Looe & Cornwall: 10 Great Places to Eat Out

Food Treats in Looe & Cornwall: 10 Great Places to Eat Out

  Published: 14/10/2016   Author: Dominic Garnett

Wondering where to eat in Cornwall? For so many guests these days, food is not so much a distraction as one of the primary reasons to visit. It is all part of the food revolution that continues to gather pace in the region. The sheer amount of excellent seafood is eye-opening in itself, as top chefs bring their expertise to the region. But it is also about the general experience, from visiting local cafes, shops and markets to enjoying seasonal treats and lively food festivals.

An Award-Winning Adventure: The Best of Cornwall in Three Days

An Award-Winning Adventure: The Best of Cornwall in Three Days

  Published: 07/11/2016   Author: Dominic Garnett

For anyone looking for the best Cornish experiences, the region has some truly international class places to eat, stay and enjoy quality time. But if we only had one short break to take in the cream of Cornwall, where would we head?

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A Quick Guide to Plymouth: Top Places to Visit & Things to Do

  Published: 09/12/2016   Author: Dominic Garnett

While many of those who visit Talland Bay come for the beauty and seclusion of the coast, it is easy to forget that you are just 25 miles from Devon’s biggest and liveliest city. Indeed, one of the unsung highlights of staying in East Cornwall is that can enjoy all the relaxation you like but also squeeze in a trip to Plymouth, whether you plan a day excursion or simply stop en route.

G and Tea at Talland Bay Hotel

Our Sculpture Garden & Other Art Attractions in Cornwall

  Published: 23/01/2017   Author: Dominic Garnett

For as long as it has existed, the sculpture garden at Talland Bay Hotel has been one of the most popular features with visitors. Quirky, curious and amusing, every guest seems to have their favourite item and the reactions can be as much fun as the works themselves! The pieces make wonderful viewing whether you book for a meal or afternoon tea with us, or arrive for one of our great Cornish escapes.

Sea View Room Cornwall

Top Walks & Beautiful Places to Explore in East Cornwall

  Published: 17/03/2017   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

From quiet woodland trails to beautiful coastline and rugged moors, there are no shortage of fabulously wild places to go and explore in Cornwall on your next visit. Whether you fancy an epic day out along the South West Coast Path, or just short walk with the dog and a pub at the end of it, there are countless options (and we always have walking maps and advice here at the hotel). However, if we had to pick just a handful of the best places to go walking and take in some beautiful scenery this spring, the following would be high on our list:

alfresco dining cornwall

Top five places to dine outdoors in Cornwall

  Published: 22/05/2017   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

When it comes to stunning spots for outdoor dining by the sea we’re spoilt for choice in Cornwall. There are so many top notch cafés, pubs, hotels and restaurants to choose from for dining al fresco with a fabulous view. Here are some of our favourites.

Tim Wonnacott’s tips on what to do in South East Cornwall

Tim Wonnacott’s tips on what to do in South East Cornwall

  Published: 11/07/2017   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

Antiques expert, TV personality and former BBC Bargain Hunt presenter, Tim Wonnacott, recently took some time out at the Talland Bay Hotel.  Here he shares his top recommendations for enjoying a short break in South East Cornwall.

Walking in South East Cornwall

Walking in South East Cornwall

  Published: 23/08/2017   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

September sees the return of the South East Cornwall Walking Festival, a chance to join local guides as they shine a light on some of the hidden highlights of this quiet corner of the county. Whether that be exploring tranquil parishes and coves along the South West Coast Path, stepping out on Bodmin Moor, discovering the area’s rich history or sampling local pubs along the route.