Category Archives: Food

6 Activities this Easter in North Cornwall


It’s nearly the Easter break, and just about every local attraction will be running their own schedule of Easter themed events, especially egg hunts. For this blog post, we’ve handpicked 6 ideas for fun activities to take part in, from wild safari tours to calming classical music.Trek with AlpacasAlpaca trekking on Bodmin Moor is a […]

6 Great Places to Eat with Outdoor Space in North Cornwall and Devon

The 12th of April saw the easing of restrictions across the country and with staycations back on the cards, we’re delighted to be opening our doors again to conscientious travellers and welcoming you back to Cornwall.  We aren’t the only place to be reopening however, and in this post we suggest 6 great places to […]

Great Vegetarian and Vegan Places to Eat – North Cornwall

If you’re a vegetarian or vegan, no doubt you will appreciate the gradual rise in establishments that offer suitable food in and around North Cornwall.  We’re not talking a tired vegetable bake or sloppy risotto, but creative and delicious meat-free options – read on! For this blog post, we’ve collected some of our favourite places […]

6 Tips for your Post-Lockdown Holiday in Cornwall

It’s finally approaching – 4th of July!  We really can’t wait to welcome guests back to Tamar Valley Cottages.  Needless to say, you will notice a few changes.  In this post, we offer 6 tips for making the most of your first holiday post-lockdown. 1)  Look after your health and safety First and foremost, no […]

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 – Summer 2019 – North Cornwall / Devon

With the Summer School holidays already on us, we thought we would gather a few highlights from the countless events in the area.  Most visitor attractions are holding their own events, and local libraries are also running different activities for children, but here are a few extra activities that could be worth a look! Horse […]

3 Cornish Customs for Easter

Cornwall is proud of its history and unique customs.  In this blog post, we investigate just a few customs that take place around Easter time.  Dollies, dogs and cockles! Trigging, Helford River (pictured above) Trigging is the name given to foraging for shellfish such as cockles, perwinkles and mussels.  Although historically, they were eaten year round […]

10 Things to Do in Launceston, Cornwall

To the casual visitor, Launceston may seem like a sleepy little market town with not much on.  Dig a little deeper, and you will find plenty to entertain all ages, both in the town and its surrounding area.  Here are 10 things to do in Launceston – if we’ve missed out your favourite, let us […]

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 […]

What’s On Guide – North Cornwall, Summer Holidays 2018

Summer has most definitely arrived!  As usual, local attractions will all be putting on special events throughout the school holidays to keep you and your family amused.  However, we’ve collected a few events in the North Cornwall / Devon areathat might otherwise escape your attention.  Have we missed anything?  Let us know in the comments […]