Author Archives for Simon Sexton

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What’s Going Down in Bodmin Town

March 20, 2017 12:04 pm Published by Comments Off on What’s Going Down in Bodmin Town

Guests making the journey to Mother Ivey’s Bay over the coming months will no doubt notice that Cornwall Council are busy making considerable changes


An image of people participating in the annual Trelawny Shout

“A Hundred Pubs, A Thousand Voices, One Song”

March 2, 2017 2:49 pm Published by Comments Off on “A Hundred Pubs, A Thousand Voices, One Song”

Proud Cornish men & women will erupt in jubilant verse this week as the county celebrates St Piran’s Day. “The Song of the Western Men”, also known


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Who Was St Piran?

March 2, 2017 2:25 pm Published by Comments Off on Who Was St Piran?

St Piran's Day, Cornwall’s very own patron saint’s day, is a national day celebrating everything it means to be Cornish. You can’t miss the lead up to this


Padstow Park Scoops Top Green Accolade

September 29, 2016 6:50 am Published by Comments Off on Padstow Park Scoops Top Green Accolade

Professor David Bellamy has named Mother Ivey's Bay Holiday Park near Padstow as one of the UK's greenest places to take a break


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Butterflies, Bumblebees and Beach Cleans

September 28, 2016 12:37 am Published by Comments Off on Butterflies, Bumblebees and Beach Cleans

This summer, we encouraged all of our guests and staff to take part in the Big Butterfly Count. Set up by the Butterfly Conservation Society, the big butterfly count is a nationwide survey aimed at helping assess the health of our environment. It was launched in... Read more


Perseid Meteor Shower

Don’t Miss a Stellar Show

August 11, 2016 6:35 am Published by Comments Off on Don’t Miss a Stellar Show

The Perseid meteor shower, one of the most stunning celestial events in the astronomer’s calendar, is set to give visitors to Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park a spectacular show. This year is set to be one of the biggest meteor showers in some time.  While... Read more


The RSPB and 19 Five-Year-Olds

August 2, 2016 7:54 am Published by Comments Off on The RSPB and 19 Five-Year-Olds

July has been a very busy month for us here at Mother Ivey’s Bay. Everything is growing at pace and we have lots flowering. The Erigeron Agapanthus Salvia, Geranium, Nepita (cat mint) Lavender, Kniphofia (Red Hot Poker) are bursting with colour and we have seen... Read more


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Bees, Plants & ORKS – Come Again?

July 2, 2016 6:27 am Published by Comments Off on Bees, Plants & ORKS – Come Again?

The past two months have been planting time! We have started planting up our ‘Martha’s Orchard‘ site and replanted our front entrance beds. We are also on the brink of keep bees on the site with the help a local bee keeper. Here’s our Gardener... Read more


Challenging, Horticulturally Speaking

May 4, 2016 1:41 am Published by Comments Off on Challenging, Horticulturally Speaking

Mother Ivey’s Bay Head Gardener, Alison has been busy battling the quirky south west springtime weather conditions, trying to juggle unusually cold months with the need to recognise that Spring has infact sprung.  Here’s what she’s been up to: “The year is moving on at... Read more