Category Archives: Autumn

Seven Spectacular Fireworks Events in North Cornwall & Devon – 2019

If you’re in North Cornwall at the end of October, there are some wonderful bonfire and firework events – including silent events for four-legged friends and those of a nervous disposition.  Have we missed any great events?  Let us know in the comments below!​ Launceston Coronation Park- Fireworks DisplayFriday November 17:00pm Coronation Park, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 […]

What’s On Guide – October Half Term 2019

Hocus pocus and historic houses, bees and bric-a-brack – this October half-term has a variety of events lined up in North Cornwall to keep the whole family amused.  Have we missed something?  Let us know in the comments below! Halloween Hocus Pocus at The Milky WayThroughout half termThe Milky WayClovelly, DevonEX39 5RY This Halloween half […]

What’s On Guide – October Half-term 2018

It’s October half-term already!  If you’re lucky enough to be spending the week in the North Cornwall area, there is a great selection of local events to keep you and your family amused.  Have we missed any?  Let us know in the comments below.  Have a great holiday! ​Halloween Hocus Pocus at The Milky Way […]

8 Cornish Treats to Eat

Cornwall is becoming a bit of a haven for food fans, with its smorgasbord of seafood and fresh farm produce, but food has always been an important part of Cornish culture.  In this post, we picked out 8 of our favourite edible treats from the region.  Have we missed your favourite?  Let us know in […]

10 terrific firework displays in North Cornwall, 2017

Remember, remember… it’s that time of year again!  Whether it’s the warm glow of a bonfire, or the colourful spectacle of fireworks, there will be a number of great events you can choose from in the North Cornwall area.  If we’ve missed one, let us know on the social media or in the comments below.  […]

What’s On Guide – October Half-Term 2017

It’s here again, and even earlier this year!  October half-term in the North Cornwall / Devon offers a wonderfully diverse mix of entertainment.  Alongside the usual Halloween activities, you will also find everything from classical concerts to supersonic cars, bobbing apples to swimming dogs!  There’s scary, silly, soggy and sozzled!  If we’ve missed an event, let […]

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 […]

Spectacular Starling Murmurations in North Cornwall / Devon

If you have never seen the acrobatic displays of a vast flock of starlings, you are missing out on one of nature’s most spectacular phenomena.  Visible throughout the autumn and winter, this week’s blog post explains what is going on, and gives a couple of great tips for where to see them. Don’t forget your […]