Ivey's Blog

Our top 5 spring gardens to visit in Cornwall

09 March 2017:Postcards from the Park

Cornwall’s gardens are a delight whatever the season, but in spring they are truly a sight to behold. Stunning displays of magnolia, rhododendron, camellia and azalea adorn the grounds of stately manor homes – whilst bluebells and daffodils create carpets of colour amongst the woodland... Read more

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

02 March 2017:Postcards from the Park
An image of people participating in the annual Trelawny Shout

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 as “Trelawny”, is the traditional patriotic song of the county and it will blast from inns and public... Read more

Who Was St Piran?

02 March 2017:Postcards from the Park
A picture of the cornish flag flying against the blue sky.

This week is a very important week in the Cornish calendar. 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 exciting celebration but who was St... Read more

Our favourite walks to enjoy this January on the Cornish coast

11 January 2017:Postcards from the Park

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

Novel writing month – discover the stories inspired by Cornwall

25 November 2016:Postcards from the Park
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

Gold again for our outstanding work with Cornwall’s wildlife

14 November 2016:Postcards from the Park

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

28 October 2016:Postcards from the Park

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

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