Category: things to do

Magic Seaweed App – check it out

It’s been a funny time recently with the weather across the whole county to the point where one side of the road can be different to the other. So we’ve been using this handy app: Magic Seaweed. It’s aimed at the surfing community but has some great features such as tide times, wind direction, air […]

Things to do before you’re 11 ¾

As the Easter holidays approach we’re all starting to wonder how to entertain the smaller members of the family and I don’t mean Grandma, although the National Trust’s wonderful ‘Things to do before you’re 11 ¾’ list appeals to young people of all ages.  Having checked the list recently I’m delighted to say that you […]

Karma Camellia

Whenever I see these stunning Camellia blooms, I immediately think ‘Karma Camellia’, with their red petals, gold centres and glossy dark green leaves.  Originating from all over Asia there are hundreds of species and thousands of hybrids so not all fall into the red, gold and green format and at this time of year Cornwall […]

New Bridge at Tintagel

Whether you are talking about the stunning new bridge at Tintagel itself or the controversy surrounding its installation, bridging Tintagel’s divide has been an historic task. And it is now one of our favourite dog-friendly days out. Until recently, Tintagel’s 200,000+ annual visitors had to tackle 148 uneven steps that were cut into the cliff […]

Stunning walk at Golitha…

We were working out that it has been 10 years since we were last at Golitha Falls on Bodmin Moor, we were there on Saturday and it was really magical. It is a short drive from Helsbury across the A30 over at Jamaica Inn. It is a wooded valley with a lovely footpath and a […]

Cornish Heritage Safaris

Just found these guys who are offering some really interesting tours in landrovers and on foot around the Tintagel / Bodmin Moor Area. They have some excellent reviews from customers. http://www.cornishheritagesafaris.co.uk/ “Cornish Heritage Safaris is a new service for people who want to explore the magic and mystery of Cornwall. We can take you to […]