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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.

Pork Dishes

Hotel Treats & VIP Escapes in Cornwall

  Published: 20/02/2017   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

What is it that transforms your time away from an enjoyable to an exceptional experience? The devil is so often in the detail when it comes to giving guests a stay that is special, novel or unique. Which is why we’re delighted to announce that Talland Bay officially has four-star status in 2017, to add to our list of accolades.

Dog friendly Cornwall

Dog friendly Cornwall

  Published: 14/06/2017   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

Thinking of bringing your dog on your summer holiday, but not sure how pet-friendly Cornwall is? As one of Cornwall’s most dog-friendly luxury hotels we thought we’d share our favourite places to head with your pooch in South East Cornwall and beyond.

art and design at Talland Bay

Art and design at Talland Bay Hotel

  Published: 03/11/2017   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

For many visitors and guests the unusual, eye-catching and original art and design features of the Talland Bay Hotel are as much a part of the experience as the service, setting and food. The main force behind the hotel’s distinctive style is Head of Housekeeping, Penny, who spends part of each day squirrelled away in a small office at the very top of the house surrounded by mood boards and quirky creations. Here she spills the beans on what inspires her designs, her three golden rules, and plans for the headless mannequin in the cupboard…

Talland Bay Hotel Team

We’re hiring: Want to work at Talland Bay Hotel?

  Published: 15/03/2018   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

We are building a highly successful hospitality business based upon our fantastic, locally recruited team of amazingly talented people. Here are just a few reasons why Talland Bay Hotel is an excellent place to work.

dog-friendly hotel

Is Talland Bay Cornwall’s most dog-friendly luxury hotel?

  Published: 24/04/2018   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

When it comes to dog-friendly luxury hotels in Cornwall, Talland Bay Hotel is head and tails above the rest. If you’re looking for somewhere exceptional to holiday with your dog in Cornwall then read on to discover exactly what we do to make canine guests so welcome.

lesser-known cornish beaches to escape the crowds

9 lesser-known Cornish beaches to escape the crowds

  Published: 24/08/2018   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

With nearly 300 miles of coastline you don’t have to go far in Cornwall even in the height of summer to find an uncrowded beach. Here are some of our lesser-known favourites, all dog-friendly so Fido can join the fun.

Christmas at Talland

Celebrate the magic of Christmas in Cornwall

  Published: 19/11/2018   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

For those who wholeheartedly embrace the countdown to Christmas (whatever their age), or simply want to sprinkle a little yuletide magic, then a visit to the sleepy little Cornish seaside hamlet of Porthallow is a must at this time of year.

talland bay's own gin

Introducing Talland Bay Hotel’s own blend gin

  Published: 28/11/2018   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

There has been something exciting brewing in Cornwall. Or to be more exact, distilling: Talland Bay No.1 gin

Nick Hawke's Roasted Beetroot and Braeburn Tarte Tatin

Nick Hawke's Roasted Beetroot and Braeburn Tarte Tatin

  Published: 18/12/2018   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

If like us you like to hole up and hibernate with tasty, comfort food in wintertime then this earthy, savoury twist on a tarte tatin is an ideal dish to try at home.

Air Ambulance

Supporting the Cornwall Air Ambulance New Heli Appeal

  Published: 13/03/2019   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

Established in 1987, Cornwall Air Ambulance is one of the county’s most vital charities, completing over 800 missions every year, bringing essential emergency medical treatment to patients across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.