Author Archives for Simon Sexton

Our Spooky History

October 25, 2015 4:38 pm Published by Comments Off on Our Spooky History

According to local legend, a wealthy family incurred the wrath of local white witch ‘Mother Ivey’ over their refusal to help starving local villagers. The family from Harlyn Bay ran a highly lucrative pilchard processing business where pilchards were caught, salted and packed into barrels, then shipped to Italy. ‘Profit... Read more


9 Steps: How to Prepare your Caravan for Winter

October 20, 2015 4:41 pm Published by Comments Off on 9 Steps: How to Prepare your Caravan for Winter

So, the season here is drawing to a close and it’s time to prepare you holiday home for the winter months ahead. New owners often ask us how best to prepare their holiday caravan for the winter months.  The word “winterisation” seems to have a... Read more


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Out-takes from our Recent Photoshoot

October 19, 2015 1:36 pm Published by Comments Off on Out-takes from our Recent Photoshoot

We know you love a sneak peak behind the scenes! That’s why we’ve decided to share some of the out-takes following a recent impromptu photoshoot here at Mother Ivey’s Bay.   They made us chuckle as we flicked through the camera. It’s more difficult than it... Read more


Padstow Holiday Park shortlisted for Living Wage Awards

Park and Director Shortlisted for the Living Wage Awards

October 13, 2015 10:24 am Published by Comments Off on Park and Director Shortlisted for the Living Wage Awards

Patrick Langmaid, from Padstow’s Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park and the Park itself have been shortlisted for the Living Wage Champion Awards 2015 in South West England The awards recognise the life changing impact individuals & businesses have made by leading the way on the Living Wage... Read more


Mother Iveys Bay received Silver at the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2014

Holiday Park Nominated for Industry Awards

October 10, 2015 1:12 pm Published by Comments Off on Holiday Park Nominated for Industry Awards

The Team at Mother Iveys Bay Holiday Park are delighted to have been shortlisted as finalists in 3 categories of the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2015/16.  The Park has been shortlisted in the Holiday Park & Village of the Year category, the Access & Inclusivity category and the... Read more


What to See in Padstow: Off the Beaten Track

October 1, 2015 1:08 pm Published by Comments Off on What to See in Padstow: Off the Beaten Track

Returning to Padstow year-on-year, we often uttered “I wish I’d known about that sooner” The area around Padstow is teaming with treasures that only the locals know about, but we’re here to let you in on a few secrets to make your stay in Cornwall... Read more


What’s Got The BBC So Interested In Mother Ivey’s Bay

October 1, 2015 10:16 am Published by Comments Off on What’s Got The BBC So Interested In Mother Ivey’s Bay

There is a growing rumble across Cornwall’s north coast which is attracting the attention of media outlets from across the South West The epicentre of this buzz is 5 miles south of Padstow, a sleepy outcrop by winter, a bustling hive of tourists during the... Read more


‘Poldark’s Cornwall’ Guide Released

June 9, 2015 1:18 pm Published by Comments Off on ‘Poldark’s Cornwall’ Guide Released

Our friends at Admaps (who produce the exceptional “Seven Bays” map familiar to many of our visitors) have recently launched a very useful mini-site guide to Poldark’s Cornwall. The mini-site gives visitors to Cornwall information about the seven main filming locations including postcodes, grid references... Read more