Monthly Archives: September 2017

8 Common Cornish Dialect Terms

Like most regions of the UK, Cornwall has thousands of quirky dialect words and phrases, and that’s not to mention the Cornish language itself.  Most visitors to the area will already be familiar with many, or will be able to understand based on context.  For this post, we’ve collected 8 of most common localisms from […]

8 Amazing Autumn Edibles from Cornwall

It’s no coincidence that some of the nation’s top restaurants have emerged in Cornwall, and recently Nathan Outlaw’s restaurant in Port Isaac was named by the Michelin Guide as the best in the UK.  With such amazing local produce on offer to chefs, it’s hardly surprising.  At Tamar Valley Cottages we’re a big fan of […]

October Half-Term at Tamar Valley Cottages

Autumn is a great time to explore Cornwall with your family, so here are 6 great reasons why you might want to consider spending your October half-term holiday with us at Tamar Valley Cottages. 1) Family Friendly We offer the perfect family getaway to you and your loved ones.  We have over 2 acres of […]

10 Great Autumn Events to Look Forward to in North Cornwall

The nights are getting longer and the kids are back at school with the summer holidays feeling like a distant memory.  Don’t worry – this autumn, the region is cooking up a fantastic array of events to look forward to within reach of North Cornwall.  With Halloween and Bonfire Night, there will be many seasonal […]