The train from St Erth to St Ives was recently listed as one of the top 500 things to do in the UK by Lonely Planet.
For an 11 minute train ride, that’s pretty impressive, right?
If you like spectacular scenery and charming English experiences this one is for you…
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Trerice House in Newquay is a charming Elizabethan Manor House and part of the National Trust.
If you’re looking to fill a morning or afternoon, and love exploring English country houses, well this one is for you. Don’t forget your picnic blanket and a book!
Check out this beautiful house and garden that has a cracking year round program of events.
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Kynance Cove is home to white sands, a tidal turquoise sea and unique rock stacks. If you’re looking for stunning scenery this is the place in Cornwall for you. It really is spectacular, with features that make it look tropical.
The beach does get extremely busy so, I’ve included a few tips for a slightly quieter visit. But, it’s still one of my favourite places in Cornwall and here’s why…
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Body boarding in Cornwall is one sweet affair!
Cornwall is blessed with great beaches and waves, so it’s no surprise body boarding is so popular across the county.
I’ve spent many an hour in the water with my body board catching waves. I mean, you’ve not really completed a trip to the South West if you’ve not tried to ride a wave, right?
Take a look at Cornwall’s most popular past time…
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Cornwall is full of travel treasures and St. Michael’s Mount is one of them!
This tidal island is in Mount’s Bay off the coast of Marazion and has been home to the St Aubyn family since 1650 and is now managed by the National Trust.
I’ve been wanting to go to this beautiful island for many years and feel I’ve definitely ticked this off my travel bucket list.
Headed to Cornwall, put this on your visit list, here’s why…
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An evening under the stars at a gorgeous Elizabethan manor house learning about astronomy, oh go on then…
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Looking for those unique travel experiences? Me too! Here’s a goodie that I love and I’ve done on my trips to Cornwall.
Creating beach art was one of the most fulfilling and fun things I’ve done and what makes it even better is that it’s completely sustainable as all you need is a rake, a broom and some string.
I joined Bill at North Cornwall Beach Art for an afternoon experiencing one of the best and most unique experiences you’ll find in Cornwall…
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Who wasn’t captured by the legend of King Arthur as a child?
Mythical Camelot, knights of the round table and Merlin the magician romanticise history and places across the whole of the UK. I’ve been a fan of the stories, films and art work inspired by these tales and that have influenced popular culture.
Tintagel Castle on North Cornwall’s rugged coastline has been inextricably linked to the legend for many years.
Headed to Cornwall? Need some trip inspiration? Take a look at my visit hiking round Tintagel and crossing the new bridge that re-connects the island to the mainland.
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Fruit and vegetables straight from the field to plate. There’s something so appealing about that. Zero fly miles, self-sufficiency and food that’s really, truly fresh.
I found out about Padstow Kitchen Garden through Instagram, one of its images appeared when I was scrolling – what a great discovery that turned out to be! It supplies lots of great Cornish restaurants like Rick Stein’s, Jamie Oliver’s 15 and Paul Ainsworth at Number 6 restaurant.
On my latest trip to Cornwall I found it the best place to pick up some interesting veggies for dinner.
Headed to Padstow and are going to cook some of your own meals? Then you need to visit this place to pick up a few bits!
Enter the cabin and take a look at the incredible produce I bought (and scoffed) on my trip…
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The National Trust has created a truly incredible dining experience at The Hidden Hut just back off of from Porthcurnick Beach.
I’ve been wanting to go for a while and during our last trip to Cornwall I finally made it. Take a look at this stunning location and foodie experience…
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