Postcards from the Park

Charity champion park’s double boost for Cornish causes

22 January 2016:Postcards from the Park
Photograph by Emily Whitfield-Wicks. Padstow Park smashes year's charity target in Spring! Mother Ivey's Bay Holiday Park. L-R Serena Pettigrew-Jelly - Cornwall Wildlife Fund Buniness Support Coordinator, Jacqui White - Wadebridge Food Bank Manager, Mother Ivey's Bay Holiday Park Director Patrick Langmaid and Mother Ivey's Bay Holiday Park Receptionist Simon Sexton.

Two Cornish charities each received a four-figure fillip to their fundraising efforts this January, thanks to an enterprising Padstow holiday park’s visitor giving scheme. Cornwall Wildlife Trust and Wadebridge Foodbank have both been handed cheques for £1,700 from Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park at Trevose... Read more

Happy New Year and Welcome!

15 January 2016:Postcards from the Park
a picture fo our tool hanging in our tool shed

Happy New Year from all of us at Mother Ivey’s Bay and welcome to ‘Maggie’s Boot Room’ our new gardening and wildlife blog. Here we plan to take off our wellies, have a cup of tea and talk about the gardens, our plans and the wildlife on... Read more

Living Wage Business Networking Event

04 November 2015:Postcards from the Park
The Team with Living Wage

It’s National Living Wage Week & to celebrate, we and our good friends at Kerdene are hosting a business networking event with a difference – and it’s not just for the Tourism Industry! At Mother Ivey’s Bay we seek ‘best practice’ in all areas of... Read more

An Eerie Evening Approaches

31 October 2015:Postcards from the Park
pumpkin 9

It’s Halloween at Mother Ivey’s Bay and the park has an eerie air about it. Positively putrid pumpkins have appeared all over and, as night falls, spooky apparitions of caped and fanged creatures are set to roam the fields and roadways, weaving between caravans in the search... Read more

Our Spooky History

25 October 2015:Postcards from the Park

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

20 October 2015:Postcards from the Park

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

Out-takes from our Recent Photoshoot

19 October 2015:Postcards from the Park
Photoshoot Outtake 1

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