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From the splendour of Victorian and Georgian era Country Houses such as Lanhydrock and Pencarrow to the magnificent gardens of Caerhays and the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornwall is home to an abundance of grand abodes and luscious flora and fauna. Dating back to the Iron Age, Cornwall’s horticultural heritage owes much to the intrepid >> read more
The distinctive heritage and musical zest of Cornwall was recently the focal point of Cornish celebrations in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in August. The area’s Cornish Cousins paid homage to the Cornish brass band at their 17th annual gathering. The Milwaukee Brass, under musical director Mark Taylor’s guidance not only fulfilled but exceeded the expectations of the >> read more
The Scottish Referendum
Now the votes are in and the UK stays united (sort of) what now for devolution and Cornwall?
myCornwall joined Jah Hemming at The Lost Gardens of Heligan to find out what delicious treats are on offer at The Heligan Tearoom. Tell us a little about yourself: I grew up in Cornwall after moving from Gloucestershire when I was six, to live on Bodmin Moor. My first catering training was at Cornwall College >> read more
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Visitors flocked to the Telegraph Museum at Porthcurno at the weekend to celebrate in style at the museum’s annual Heritage Open Day. The event gave visitors an opportunity to explore the museum’s amazing brand new exhibitions for free; launched earlier this summer as part of the museum’s £3m redevelopment. Live musical performances by Humphry Davy >> read more
Are you a budding photographer? Think you have an eye for catching beautiful images? Then enter your work into myCornwall’s photography competition for a chance to have your photos published in the February/March edition of the magazine and online with your credit/byline! The theme is ‘A Cornish Winter’, so whether you’re lucky enough to capture >> read more
Falmouth’s annual oyster festival has announced its chefs line-up for 2014! The festival which will be held from the 9-12th of October is held annually to mark the start of the Oyster Dredging season and celebrates one of the last oyster fisheries still dredging under sail and oar. Once more the festival has attracted the >> read more
Whether you fancy yourself an intrepid explorer, a World War II navy captain or a communications extraordinaire, there really are no limits to your imagination in Porthcurno. myCornwall made a visit to this breathtaking location and toured everything the newly renovated Telegraph Museum Porthcurno had to offer and came to the conclusion that this really >> read more
The myCornwall team borrowed an open top bus for the day to experience some of First’s best routes and destinations for arty trips, family days out and those looking for an adventure in West Penwith. Our map shows the First summer routes so that you can pick an attraction or two and plan your open-top >> read more
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Kurt Jackson, one of Britain’s leading contemporary artists has joined forces with National Maritime Museum Cornwall, developing a new collection of work called ‘Line Caught and Local’ which will go on display in the Maritime Museum in Falmouth from 15 September. The new exhibition features a stunning series of paintings, drawings, sculpture, supporting film footage >> read more
Thousands of people gathered along the coastline around Falmouth on the last day of August to see a stunning display of beautiful Tall Ships.
With its magical location, breathtaking views and family friendly beach, Porthcurno should be top on your list of places to visit this summer. With a brand new cafe recently opening at the Telegraph Museum Porthcurno, we took a trip to Porthcurno ourselves to meet head chef Nicholas George Lewis Usher, and try some of his >> read more
Bude, like many areas of Cornwall, has rightly built up a fantastic reputation for food and drink, from specialists in food production through to the mouthwatering talents of some of Britain’s top chefs. Bude’s talented foodies are now ready to celebrate the marked increase in success by staging the first Bude for Food Festival in >> read more
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After receiving more than 70 beer and cider samples from Cornish alcohol manufacturers (shown on myCornwall’s downloadable map), myCornwall held a tasting session to discover which ones stood out from the rest in terms of look, smell and taste. Our editor, Mark Pugh, joined Ben Prior, Simon Taylor and Geoff Nicholas at the Godolphin Arms >> read more
Impressed by the growing number of Cornish breweries myCornwall’s Imogen Rutherford felt ready to experience brewing day at Atlantic Brewery in Newquay. Arriving at 7am wearing some old clothes and a hair tie, through my bleary eyes I immediately noticed my captivating surroundings. The brewery itself is housed in an old tractor garage beside the >> read more
The sea has been a big influence for many of Cornwall’s artists, some of whom grew up with the sea in their blood. Others have come from backgrounds devoid of sea based influences until later in life. One such artist is Port Issac based Martyn Dempsey. “I originally lived in Rusholme in Moss Side, Manchester >> read more
This isn’t me – a life in the salon, studio and out in the wilds. Ex-convent girl Amanda Hoskin has a lot to be thankful for. Born in Cornwall she is now one of Cornwall’s most accomplished and professional artists as myCornwall editor Mark Pugh found out when he visited her at her studio in >> read more
Artist Volker Stox is a creator, architect and former music video maker who lives in the far west of Cornwall perched hight above the coast. From his house one can watch the last of the British mainland’s daytime light slip away or, as has been the case lately, watch the storms rushing in from across >> read more
When chatting with Jenny Nightingale one can’t help being impressed by her work, confidence and future prospects. She has mapped out a great career as an illustrator, has some very happy clients and her work is loved by children and adults alike. I’m not jealous…honest. Jenny grew up on the Isles of Scilly enjoying a >> read more