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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.

top wildlife to spot in Cornwall

Top wildlife to spot around South East Cornwall

  Published: 28/02/2018   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

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.

Seven most romantic spots in south Cornwall

Seven most romantic spots in south Cornwall

  Published: 29/01/2018   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

With Valentine’s Day in mind we’ve compiled a list of the most romantic places to head and things to do around south east Cornwall and beyond. There are so many breath-taking spots a short hop from Talland Bay, romantic souls are sure to fall in love whatever time of year they visit.

Best things to do in Cornwall in Winter

Best things to do in winter in South East Cornwall

  Published: 04/01/2018   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

Whether storm watching, walking on a deserted beach or cosying up in a pub in one of the quaint fishing villages, winter can be a magical time of year to visit Cornwall. South East Cornwall is no exception, and with our Gulf Stream kissed coast and sub-tropical gardens you’d be forgiven for thinking you’d travelled to foreign shores.  Make the most of a Cornish winter with our recommendations of top things to do.

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…

national trust days out in Cornwall

Great National Trust Days out in Cornwall this Autumn

  Published: 16/10/2017   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

Autumn can be one of our favourite seasons at the Talland Bay Hotel, whether hunkering down in front of the fire or embracing some of the clement, sunny days Cornwall is often blessed with. Game season comes into play on the menu, balanced with seasonal delights from the sea and flavoursome fruits. It can also be a fantastic time to explore the nearby National Trust properties, each with their own unique tales and glorious estates to explore.

Fine dining restaurants in Cornwall

The top five fine-dining restaurants in Cornwall

  Published: 26/09/2017   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

If you’re looking for the very best places to dine out in Cornwall then the gongs and accolades of the following five establishments would be hard to ignore. According to the team at the Talland Bay Hotel, these are the must-visit restaurants for fine-dining in 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.

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.

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.