Tag Archive: Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Things to do with the kids this October half term

05 October 2017:Postcards from the Park

Autumn half term approaches and with it the two words parents dread to hear: “I’m bored!” At Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park you are within walking distance of beautiful beaches – a great source of fun even if sunbathing isn’t on the agenda – and... Read more

Butterflies, Bumblebees and Beach Cleans

28 September 2016:Postcards from the Park
Picture of some Beachwatch participants at Mother Iveys Bay

This summer, we encouraged all of our guests and staff to take part in the Big Butterfly Count. Set up by the Butterfly Conservation Society, the big butterfly count is a nationwide survey aimed at helping assess the health of our environment. It was launched in... Read more

Bees, Plants & ORKS – Come Again?

02 July 2016:Postcards from the Park
A photograph of Mother Ivey's Bay Holiday Park Reception Wildlife Information Board

The past two months have been planting time! We have started planting up our ‘Martha’s Orchard‘ site and replanted our front entrance beds. We are also on the brink of keep bees on the site with the help a local bee keeper. Here’s our Gardener... Read more

Challenging, Horticulturally Speaking

04 May 2016:Postcards from the Park

Mother Ivey’s Bay Head Gardener, Alison has been busy battling the quirky south west springtime weather conditions, trying to juggle unusually cold months with the need to recognise that Spring has infact sprung.  Here’s what she’s been up to: “The year is moving on at... Read more

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

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