Monthly Archives: October 2016

What’s On Guide – Bonfire & Fireworks Night, 2016, around North Cornwall

If you’re lucky enough to be staying in North Cornwall in early November, you’ll have a good choice of bonfires or firework displays to choose from.  Here’s our round-up of bonfire events – if we have missed one, let us know in the comments below or on social media.  Don’t forget to keep your dogs […]

3 Ghoulish Ghost Stories from North Cornwall

Halloween is nearly upon us, and the South-West is a treasure trove of terrifying tales, from the hairy hands of Dartmoor to the devil hounds of Bodmin.  We’ve gouged out 3 spooky stories from North Cornwall that you may not have heard before.  Cushions at the ready! Musical Menace – Launceston Dockacre House is an […]

12 Fascinating Poldark Facts

We won’t deny it – we’re hooked on the BBC’s lavish adaptation of Winston Graham’s Poldark books.  Furthermore, we’re in the right part of the country to enjoy spotting the local shooting locations and regional details.  For fellow fans, we’ve collected 12 great pieces of Poldark trivia that you may not have known.  Do you […]

What’s On Guide – October Half-term 2016, North Cornwall & Devon

As usual, our region is cooking up some great events for 2016’s October half-term.  Whether you fancy some spooky fun, an early bonfire, or apple related shenanigans, there will be something up your street.  We will keep this page updated as more details and new events emerge.  If we have missed one that you know […]

Our 5 Favourite Coffee Shops in North Cornwall

Everyone knows you can get a fantastic cream tea in Cornwall (see our blog post here for ideas), but what about those of us who need a good coffee to get us going in the morning?  More and more cafés seem to be investing in coffee machines and staff training these days, but we’ve chosen […]