Ivey's Blog

An Eerie Evening Approaches

31 October 2015:Postcards from the Park
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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
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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

Park and Director Shortlisted for the Living Wage Awards

13 October 2015:Postcards from the Park
Padstow Holiday Park shortlisted for 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

Holiday Park Nominated for Industry Awards

10 October 2015:Postcards from the Park
Mother Iveys Bay received Silver at the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2014

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

01 October 2015:Postcards from the Park

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

01 October 2015:Postcards from the Park

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

09 June 2015:Postcards from the Park

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

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