Blog Posts - Cornwall



Spicy Nduja Meatballs

If you like a kick to your food, these Spicy N’duja Meatballs are gonna knock your socks right off!  Jonny had a group of mates camp over in our woods last weekend and he asked me to cook for them all on the Friday night. For my own sanity...
by Hedgecombers on Jul 9, 2016

Eating Out With Kids: Pizza Express, St Ives - New Summer Menu Additions (Review)

Not many locations in the UK are as well known for their artistic connections as St Ives, and I will leave it to others to eulogise about the particular qualities of the light, the colours etc.  Suffice to say, we had a lovely wander round the r...
by Attachment Mummy on Jun 24, 2016

Family-Friendly Hotels: Tregenna Castle Resort (Review)

A few weeks ago we were guests of the beautifully-located Tregenna Castle Resort in St Ives, Cornwall.  Just a short walk from the town, Tregenna Castle is set on a hill top, with its 72 acres sloping down towards the sea.  The view from th...
by Attachment Mummy on Jun 21, 2016

Eating Out with Kids: The Brasserie, Tregenna Castle Resort, St Ives (Review)

The first night we stayed at the Tregenna Castle Resort we were invited to dinner at the hotel in the Brasserie.  This beautifully appointed room has views out across the grounds, down to the sea and to St Ives, and is decorated in a deep s...
by Attachment Mummy on Jun 21, 2016

Five Go Mad in Devon and Cornwall

Excuse me going a bit Alan Carr for a moment, but what a month it's been!  We headed west about a month ago for a long holiday around Devon and Cornwall, came home for a couple of days to frantically catch up with laundry and post, then stayed i...
by Attachment Mummy on Jun 13, 2016

Tenderstem and Cornish Blue Cheese Pasty

My recipe for a vegetarian Tenderstem and Cornish Blue Cheese Pasty is a quirky little twist on a traditional Cornish steak pasty, but with no loss of great flavour. The following recipe is an ode to Cornwall. The beautiful county that has been my...
by Hedgecombers on Jun 9, 2016

Opera singer David Webb to Ohmygossip.com: Pavarotti´s voice moved me and I realised I wanted to do the same

OHMYGOSSIP – “I want to be successful, I’d love to record some more music in the future and hopefully inspire people, like myself, who weren’t necessarily ok with Opera and...
by OHMYGOSSIP on Jun 2, 2016

The (Not So) Famous Five Go West!

Thank goodness the better weather has arrived because we are off on holiday for two weeks!  Although we have holidayed in Devon a few times, the girls are going further west than ever before with a trip round much of Cornwall, followed by stays...
by Attachment Mummy on May 12, 2016

Best Travel Destinations for 2016

Have you booked your holidays for the year yet?  Hankering after culture, great food and wine, perfect beaches?  Here are the best places to go this year, with all the most interesting events, anniversaries and new openings.BordeauxBeautifu...
by Attachment Mummy on Apr 18, 2016

The Google+ Photo And Painting Coincidence

Since I joined Google + I have been using the above photo on my profile page, as can be seen below.Then a few weeks back, out of the blue, someone sent my wife and I a card. They don't know anything about my Google+ Page or anything else I do on the...

Not Camelot

In the English imagination the Arthurian legend is deeply connected with the Christian myth of Britain’s founding. This may not be on the surface, of course, but the places associated with King Arthur (as well as the tales themselves, such …...

The Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall, UK

The Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall, UK   Why you ask would a lovely stretch of coastline in Cornwall, UK be named the Lizard?  Well it’s thought the name “Lizard” is most probably a corruption of the Cornish name “Lys Ardh&#...
by Proofing It Write on Mar 23, 2016

Easter at Lanhydrock

I can’t quite believe it’s almost a year since we were last in Cornwall, and Monkey’s first visit to this wonderful corner of England.  We were staying at Coombe Mill with Iona and the Redpeffer gang and I’d heard so …...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Mar 12, 2016

A Shoppers Guide to Tax Dodgers in Truro

A Shoppers Guide to Tax Dodgers in Truro | My TruroThis is a great initiative! Well done to those involved. Now, how about an interactive map for the whole of Cornwall, not forgetting the Duchy of course - probably one of the biggest tax-dodgers of t...
by The Cornish Republican on Feb 29, 2016

Padstow - Cornwall - Signs - Almshouses

                     Today I am again continuing with the Padstow theme for the Signs meme. The above Signs all appear on the Almshouses in Padstow, Cornwall  The Collins English D...
by LindyLouMac's World in Photos on Feb 18, 2016

Unspoilt places to visit in Cornwall for travel snobs

England’s western extremity is blessed with some of the finest beaches and most unspoilt coastline in the country. From surfing to sampling the culinary creations of a celebrity chef, there’s no shortage of things to do in the ancient Celtic king...
by Globalgrasshopper on Feb 5, 2016

Unspoilt places to visit Cornwall for travel snobs

England’s western extremity is blessed with some of the finest beaches and most unspoilt coastline in the country. From surfing to sampling the culinary creations of a celebrity chef, there’s no shortage of things to do in the ancient Celtic king...
by Globalgrasshopper on Feb 5, 2016

Padstow - Cornwall - Signs

                     Continuing with the Padstow theme today I am joining the Signs meme.                     For more photos from Padstow,...
by LindyLouMac's World in Photos on Jan 28, 2016

Padstow - Cornwall - England

I visited the charming town of Padstow on Monday 28th of December 2015 and today I am sharing some of the photos I took whilst exploring. Some of you may have also seen my earlier posts here on Travel Tales and my Photography Blog.Faces on Friday&nbs...
by Travel Tales on Jan 28, 2016

ABC Wednesday - C - Camel Estuary - Cornwall - England

I was in Cornwall for Christmas so it seemed an appropriate choice for the letter C. However as I am also publishing posts about Cornwall on my Travel Tales blog I decided to be more specific and selected some views of the Camel Estuary for...
by LindyLouMac's World in Photos on Jan 27, 2016


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