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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.

cornwall's best drink tours

Amazing adventures in alcohol: Cornwall’s best drinks tours

  Published: 02/07/2018   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

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

Top things to do in south east Cornwall this summer

  Published: 06/06/2018   Author: Talland Bay Hotel

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.

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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.

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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.