Author Archives for Vicki Mayrick

How to avoid these top camping mistakes – from tent size to footwear

February 22, 2017 10:52 am Published by Comments Off on How to avoid these top camping mistakes – from tent size to footwear

Camping in Cornwall should be a time to relive childhood memories, spend time with loved ones, experience nature and sleep under the stars. However, simple mistakes can ruin a holiday under canvas, so make sure you avoid our top 8 camping mistakes: Arriving late in... Read more


Our top locations for popping the question this Valentine’s day in Cornwall

February 8, 2017 10:57 am Published by Comments Off on Our top locations for popping the question this Valentine’s day in Cornwall

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, perhaps your thoughts are turning to a romantic proposal? Take a look at our top five unique places in Cornwall, perfect for popping the question. St Nectan’s Glen What could be a more memorable experience than declaring your love... Read more


Our favourite walks to enjoy this January on the Cornish coast

January 11, 2017 2:51 pm Published by Comments Off on Our favourite walks to enjoy this January on the Cornish coast

After numerous days of eating, drinking and being merry over the festive period, January is the perfect time to get out in the fresh air, walk off those mince pies and enjoy the Cornish coast. We’ve picked some of our favourite walks to enjoy this... Read more


Our 5 favourite Cornish myths and legends, including that of Mother Ivey

December 19, 2016 5:02 pm Published by Comments Off on Our 5 favourite Cornish myths and legends, including that of Mother Ivey

Cornwall’s mystical landscape has often been the source of legend. As well as being home to giants and pixies, it’s also thought to be the birthplace of kings and the downfall of thieves. Discover a few of our favourite myths here: Jack the Giant Killer... Read more


Picture of sunrise over Mother Ivey's Bay Holiday park

Novel writing month – discover the stories inspired by Cornwall

November 25, 2016 11:54 am Published by Comments Off on Novel writing month – discover the stories inspired by Cornwall

With its rugged clifftops, breath-taking beaches and a unique history, it’s no wonder Cornwall has inspired great authors, including Winston Graham, Daphne Du Maurier and Rosamunde Pilcher. Here at Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park we love nothing more than settling down with a good tale... Read more


Gold again for our outstanding work with Cornwall’s wildlife

November 14, 2016 2:33 pm Published by Comments Off on Gold again for our outstanding work with Cornwall’s wildlife

We had a fantastic evening at The Headland Hotel earlier this month, when we were presented with not one, but two awards for our outstanding contribution to preserving Cornwall’s beautiful wildlife. Having donned our ball gowns and bow-ties, we enjoyed a great evening celebrating the... Read more


Spookiest places to visit in Cornwall

October 28, 2016 2:45 pm Published by Comments Off on Spookiest places to visit in Cornwall

With Halloween just around the corner, we’ve put a list together of a few of our favourite places to visit in Cornwall for mysterious encounters! Pendennis Castle Situated in a superior position overlooking the River Fal, Pendennis Castle is one of the most haunted buildings... Read more


What to do with the kids this half-term

October 19, 2016 8:48 am Published by Comments Off on What to do with the kids this half-term

Check out the range of amazing things to do in Cornwall this October half-term. From kicking back and relaxing on the beach, to bracing cliff-top walks and exploring some of the county’s hidden gems – there’s plenty to keep the whole family entertained. Hang out... Read more


Cornwall’s flora, fauna and furry, fluffy and aquatic friends

October 10, 2016 2:59 pm Published by Comments Off on Cornwall’s flora, fauna and furry, fluffy and aquatic friends

Discover the amazing range of wildlife at Mother Ivey’s Bay: Cornwall is famous for its stunning coastline, pasties, cream teas and breath-taking beaches – but it’s also home to a huge variety of plants and animals. From bumblebees and butterflies to basking sharks and dolphins,... Read more