JUNE/JULY 2016

JUNE/JULY 2016

Our June/July issue is out! Say hello to summer with our exploration of Cornwall's ultimate foodie hotspots, a ramble across Rame Peninsula and a sneaky glimpse behind the scenes of Kernow Kings hilarious new show, TINTH!

The Man Engine Cometh – Awakening of the Mechanical Miner and his journey across Cornwall.

The Man Engine Cometh – Awakening of the Mechanical Miner and his journey across Cornwall.

To mark the ‘Tinth’ (10th anniversary) of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape being added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites, crowds in Tavistock this morning witnessed the awakening of the Man Engine – a moving, smoking, metal-worked mechanical puppet has started a 130-mile trip across the county. After an ‘awakening’ ceremony, >> read more

My Cornish Days Out – Trencrom Hill and St. Just.

My Cornish Days Out – Trencrom Hill and St. Just.

The sun has finally put its hat on, and with such a diverse landscape, Cornwall has plenty to do for locals and for visitors. However, when you’ve got the tourist hotspots of St.Ives, Newquay and Lands End, it can feel slightly overwhelming when you want to escape the hustle and bustle, but still enjoy the >> read more

Days Out in Cornwall – Dog Friendly.

Days Out in Cornwall – Dog Friendly.

Feature image credit – Mark Turner via Flickr. Following on from our 5 Great Dog Friendly Beaches, we knew that dog friendly holidays are on the rise. So, we thought, why stop there? When beaches become too hot and crowded, sometimes you need a little diversity for your days out, and as Cornwall is full of >> read more

5 Great Dog Friendly Beaches – Summer Edition

5 Great Dog Friendly Beaches – Summer Edition

Summer in Cornwall always brings tourists and locals flocking to every stretch of beach available. However, for some dog owners, it can be a struggle over which beaches are open to our canine friends during the high season, and which ones have limits. Here at myCornwall, we love our pooches, so we thought we’d compile >> read more

Top 8 – Unusual Pasty Flavours and Fillings.

Top 8 – Unusual Pasty Flavours and Fillings.

Featured image credit: Rhyanna Adkins.   If there’s one thing synonymous with Cornwall and Cornish life, then it is a good old traditional pasty. Over the years, the pasty has filled the stomachs of millions of people worldwide, and it has become a staple for any tourist who is lucky enough to visit our beautiful >> read more

Miracle Theatre Presents: Life’s a Dream.

Miracle Theatre Presents: Life’s a Dream.

After a busy week at The Minack Theatre, Miracle Theatre are moving around the Duchy and beyond to promote their newest production, Life’s A Dream. Running until the 31st July, this show is an epic tale of love, passion, war and destiny based on Pedro Calderon’s most famous play, La Vida Es Sueño (Life is a Dream). >> read more

Top Picks for a Summer at Heligan.

Top Picks for a Summer at Heligan.

This summer, Heligan has been transformed into a halycon wonderland, and here at myCornwall, we were so excited to share our top picks for a truly magical time at Heligan over the sunshine season. Heligan expands!  This month, Heligan will see the reopening of the much-loved Ravine feature, which will bring back the heavenly sound >> read more

8 Local Bakeries in Cornwall you need to visit

8 Local Bakeries in Cornwall you need to visit

Nothing rivals the smell of a freshly baked bread in the morning, here is our pick of local Bakers to guarantee you a good start to the day:   The Little Bakehouse Since humble beginnings just two years ago, The Little Bakehouse has had a lot to shout about. Reaching 2nd best Cornish bakery in the >> read more

The Great Cornish Wine Trail

The Great Cornish Wine Trail

It goes without saying that Cornwall is home to some top quality wines. Over the last twenty years, wine producing in Cornwall has sky rocketed and has managed to make itself a household name for the likes of fresh whites, delicate roses and world-class sparkling. Like America’s golden wine country in the southern sun-kissed valleys >> read more

Story-teller, Mark Harandon, gets Pirate Day underway this morning, with some epic nautical tales!
Richard Trevithick – A man of Influence and Adventure

Richard Trevithick – A man of Influence and Adventure

He was one of the world’s most influential inventors and engineers and although his creativeness is now recognised for what it was, even Google put up a little something on their web page on his birthday one year, the recognition of the man as a genius was almost certainly neglected in the past and there >> read more

The Isles of Scilly – Great Places to Stay (and Visit!)

The Isles of Scilly – Great Places to Stay (and Visit!)

STAY… St Mary’s Hall Hotel                 Surrounded by Mediterranean gardens and situated just two minutes from Porthcressa Beach and five minutes from the harbour, St Mary’s Hall Hotel blends contemporary style with comfortable traditional settings. EDITORS VIEW – St Mary’s Hotel Spirit Restaurant… “I’d heard good things about >> read more

Islands of Adventure – Walk Scilly

Islands of Adventure – Walk Scilly

From the 9th – 15th April, the Isles of Scilly will host one of the best reasons to make the 28-mile journey from the mainland, the Walk Scilly 2016 week! It’s a chance to experience some of the best-guided walks in one of the most stunning locations in the British Isles. The event offers those >> read more

Top 10 Things To Do: APRIL

Top 10 Things To Do: APRIL

It’s nearly April! Okay, it seemed like only yesterday it was January but here we are…April! Spring is finally arriving, warmer days, lighter evenings and sunnier skies (hopefully!) If April has sneaked up on you like it has on us, here’s a list of some awesome things for you and the family to get up >> read more

Castles, Dungeons and Legends of Cornwall

Castles, Dungeons and Legends of Cornwall

The castles and museums of Cornwall take us back to days of old, teaching us about Cornwall's cherished heritage. Learn about the legends that link us to those that built, fought and lived on these sites hundreds of years ago.

13 of the Best Cornish Cream Teas

13 of the Best Cornish Cream Teas

With the summer season in full swing enjoy a traditional Cornish Cream Tea with these top thirteen chosen by the team at myCornwall

11 Cornish Coffee Shops We Love!

11 Cornish Coffee Shops We Love!

Coffee, it can be as simple as adding hot water, or as complex as decorative froth and pumpkin-spiced syrups, either way we love it and we’ve rounded up eleven of the best coffee shops in Cornwall for you to visit on those quiet afternoons. These coffee shops are listed in no particular order, we recommend >> read more

Take A Walk On The Wild Side – Walk Scilly 2016

Take A Walk On The Wild Side – Walk Scilly 2016

This April you’ll have the chance to walk on the wild side of the Isles of Scilly thanks to Walk Scilly 2016. Check out what’s on offer during the week of super strolls, remarkable rambles and wonderful walks by picking up a copy of myCornwall magazine. Below we publish a few fabulous images to wet >> read more

Cornwall’s Tastiest Roast Dinners & Carveries

Cornwall’s Tastiest Roast Dinners & Carveries

When the weather is grim and you've had a long week at work... there is only one thing guaranteed to improve your mood - a mouthwatering Sunday roast in Cornwall.

10 Things To Do On A Rainy Day In Cornwall

10 Things To Do On A Rainy Day In Cornwall

Now that the rainy days are becoming more frequent, here are some ideas for things to do when your dry weather plans have been turned upside down by an unexpected downpour.

We're definitely not short of a few book sniffers here
Top 5 Farmers’ Markets in Cornwall

Top 5 Farmers’ Markets in Cornwall

In celebration of #WorldFoodDay we have picked out five excellent farmer's markets in Cornwall to promote buying locally, supporting farmers, the economy and taking care of the environment.

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