Category Archives: Blog

HOME OR AWAY?

It’s not easy to decide whether or not to up-sticks and live abroad with the family. After all, who doesn’t want a life of sunshine, surf and sandy beaches? Beyond the prospect of glorious, wall-to-wall sunshine, I’d also like my … Continue reading

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Paw-some Beach Holidays

With beaches for bounding along, some 500 miles of coast path for waggy-tailed walks and plenty of paw-friendly pubs and attractions, why leave your four-legged friends at home when you visit Devon and Cornwall? In this blog for Beach Retreats, … Continue reading

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OCEAN FILM FESTIVAL

Discover the plight of the Giant Pacific Manta Ray, learn the tear-jerking truth about how New Zealand’s humpback whales were almost wiped out, and join a group of nomadic sailors on a journey across raging seas from Antarctica to Patagonia. Continue reading

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A Waves to Wilderness Adventure with Cornish Wave

Leaping from a cliff edge into the surging ocean is a guaranteed path to take the plunge into the Cornwall’s saltwater lifestyle. So when you sign up for a surfing, coasteering and wild camping weekend under the wing of Cornish Wave, brace yourself for buckets full of adventure and a head-to-toe dunking into this stunning, sea-lashed county. Continue reading

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Circus Funtasia

Head to the Circus Funtasia for a spell of full-throttle, eye-popping family entertainment from the minute you take your seats Continue reading

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Martha’s Orchard: Luxury Coastal Living

Given its name, it’s no surprise that Martha’s Orchard was once a market garden filled with apple trees. However, this huddle of brand-new holiday accommodation bears no resemblance to its past, except that each of the lodges is now named … Continue reading

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Fishpeople

The ocean covers more than 70% of our planet. The stories of the six characters in Fishpeople, Keith Malloy’s latest documentary presented by Patagonia, not only depicts how the ocean can have a profound and transformative effect on people’s lives, but how swapping our fast-paced, hyper-connected lifestyles for a more elemental lifestyle is better for our own well-being and that of the environment. Continue reading

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Another Miracle

I don’t get much time to go to the theatre these days. It’s a miracle that I get an evening out at all, what with three wild things to fend for and the unsociable working hours of a freelancer. But … Continue reading

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Meet: Hayley Spurway

A little blog about me on the Saltwater Kitchen Cookbook website. Click the link to find out a bit more about my saltwater lifestyle and my latest book:

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Family Day Out at Tintagel Castle

You need to pack little more than your imagination and walking shoes for a fun-packed family day out exploring these magnificent ruins that have posed as a majestic fortress, a prosperous Dark Age settlement and a major trading port for luxury goods from all over the Mediterranean. Continue reading

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