Cornwall

Who Was St Piran?

02 March 2017:Cornwall
A picture of the cornish flag flying against the blue sky.

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

Novel writing month – discover the stories inspired by Cornwall

25 November 2016:Cornwall
Picture of sunrise over Mother Ivey's Bay Holiday park

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

Spookiest places to visit in Cornwall

28 October 2016: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

19 October 2016:Cornwall

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

What is the ‘Obby ‘Oss?

16 April 2016:Cornwall

A sleepy Cornish harbour town comes alive each May Day with folklore, shinanigans and a healthy hint of intemperance. By far the climax of the Padstow calendar, for those lucky enough to stumble upon the locals’ celebrations, the festival offers a chance to see Padstow... Read more

RNLI & Warship Rescue Stricken Cargo Vessel

31 January 2016:Cornwall

A Dutch warship joined Padstow and Appledore RNLI lifeboat volunteers to rescue a stricken 300ft cargo vessel amid rough seas and force eight gales which was drifting worringly close to North Devon coast. The charity’s lifeboat volunteers spent more than 24 hours at sea amid... Read more