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Enjoy Autumn’s Dark Skies

Now the clocks have fallen back we can fully enjoy autumn’s dark skies.  Helsbury Park is lucky enough to sit snugly (or snuggly if you like) within the boundary of the Bodmin Moor Dark Sky Park which encompasses the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AoNB) plus a 2 mile buffer zone. The International Dark-Sky Association […]

Halloween Habits

It’s once again one of my favourite times of year when we get to think about all of our quirky Halloween habits.  Kicking through the autumn leaves and toasting marshmallows over a bonfire are outdoor (socially distanced) treats for this season and some of our less popular wildlife gets a turn in the spotlight.  But […]

Drive and Dine Theatre…

Local chef Paul Ainsworth has come up with an innovative hospitality concept to help blow away the lockdown blues, he has created Cornwall’s first Drive and Dine Theatre! After a hugely successful drive-in summer tour, the brains behind Pub in The Park, the UK’s biggest food and drink tour, have teamed up with Paul Ainsworth […]

Follow us on Instagram

We’ve just launched an Instagram page and we’d love you to follow us there. It will feature photos from the local area, ideas for things to do, interesting stories and pictures of dogs at Helsbury. You can find us here

Blackthorn and Gin

Blackthorn and Gin may not have an obvious link, but after all the research we put into the different varieties of trees used to create our new hedge, see our blog post here, we have discovered a wealth of fascinating tree related trivia. Take the Blackthorn for example: iconic in relation to Bodmin Moor and […]

Cornish Christmas Drecklyness

December is here at last and we finally allow ourselves to use the ‘C’ word without apology (not ‘cornish’ obviously we fling that about with pride all year round) together they sound more hygge though: Cornish Christmas. The hygge hype may have passed but the idea wasn’t new in Cornwall: that pared back, slow grown, […]