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Crealy – is it really Cornwall’s ‘No.1 Family Day Out’?

In their crazy little minds Crealy was the holy grail of fun. In my mind it was the sort of place that I’d need to brace myself for crowds, chaos and queues. As it turned out, in many ways they were right and I was wrong. Continue reading

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Wild Swimming Spots, Cornwall

Shake off the chlorine of public swimming pools and checkout my favourite swimming holes in Cornwall this summer Continue reading

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Family Friendly Dining by the Sea: The Stable, Fistral Beach

With half-term coming up, what better time to enjoy a meal at one of Cornwall’s finest family-friendly eateries on the beach? Despite the unsophisticated table manners of my rambunctious children, I enjoy eating out as a family. I don’t want … Continue reading

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Family-Friendly Experiences in Cornwall

Places like The Eden Project and Flambards need no introduction for families looking for great days out in Cornwall. But with so many fabulous activities and attractions to choose from, here are 10 of the best family experiences to try … Continue reading

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Kids and Dogs Come Too

Not only one of the UK’s favourite family destinations, Cornwall also welcomes dogs on holiday. With two children and a hound in tow, I’ve set about finding 10 of the best places to stay where Fido and the kids can … Continue reading

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Winter Day Out: St Ives

Winter: the season in which Cornwall shuts up shop. When tourist towns come to a standstill while establishments close for R&R (rest and refurb). Or do they? Not anymore they don’t. For that was a Cornwall of yester-year, before we … Continue reading

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Sennen in Winter

The beauty of winter stirs in the sun, beckoning us to the beach… Don a wetsuit for a splash, kick your shoes off and feel the sand between your toes… Or grab a surfboard and ride the ramps of the … Continue reading

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5 Buggy Walks in Cornwall

Fed of up of the same old buggy walks with your little ones in tow? If you’ve got buggy-bound tots you can still work up a Christmas appetite (or work off the Christmas feasting) on some of my favourite buggy-friendly … Continue reading

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Lifeboats, photography and the Mousehole Harbour Lights

Courage on Our Coasts RNLI photography exhibition at the Old Coastguard, Mousehole (8 December 2013 – 4 March 2014) Enter the Old Coastguard, Mousehole, and you are welcomed into a contemporary bar, restaurant and hotel overlooking the ever-changing seascape of … Continue reading

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Family Day Out: Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay

Come winter, as a family we still like to spend much of our time together in the Great Outdoors. Wellies and woolly hats on, we spend our days on the beaches, in the woods or exploring Cornwall’s gardens and wide-open … Continue reading

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