Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Best Beach in North Cornwall?

Recently, two national newspapers have chosen their favourite beaches in the country and happily, they are on the North Cornish coast.  However, they’re about as different as they could be.  Here are our thoughts on their choices, and how to choose the right beach for you. Lusty Glaze (near Newquay) The Sunday Times recently named Newquay’s […]

5 Poldark Facts for Series 3

After a long wait, the third series of BBC’s Poldark is finally here.  The first couple of episodes have promised us a good mix of the expected melodrama and intrigue, along with new characters and story-lines.  We’ve compiled 5 key facts for Series 3 to whet your appetite for things to come – (no major […]

Updated: Poldark Filming Location Guide for Series 3

The third series of BBC’s Poldark has kicked off to give us our weekly fix of brooding drama and sweeping Cornish vistas.  Series 3 has moved some of the locations out of the county, but of course the coastal views are unmistakably Cornish.  ​We are adding to our comprehensive list of the main shooting locations […]

Another award for Tamar Valley Cottages

This year couldn’t be going much better for us, as we were recently notified that we had been given a Customer Choice award for our performance in 2016.  This award was given to us by our agents and represents consistently high reviews of 9.5 stars and above.  We are thrilled that our guests are […]

How to Spot a Rip Current – a Cornish guide

As we now enter summer, more and more of us will be donning our bathers and heading into the bracing bite of the Atlantic.  Thankfully, accidents are relatively rare, but one particular hazard remains a constant threat and sadly has taken many lives  – the rip current, often known as a riptide or undertow.  In […]