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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.

Nick Hawke on the Menu

Nick Hawke on the new menu

  Published: 01/11/2019   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

Nick Hawke has been at the helm as Head Chef of Talland Bay Hotel since 2013. This autumn sees an exciting change in direction with the food at the award-winning hotel. We asked Nick what visitors can expect from the new dining experience.

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What it means to be part of the Talland Bay family

  Published: 07/10/2019   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

A year into the job as General Manager at Talland Bay Hotel and as he approaches a new role as first-time dad, Jack Ashby-Wright shares his thoughts on what it means to be part of the Talland Bay family…


Active breaks for the young at heart

  Published: 09/09/2019   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

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?