Cornwall

Cornwall with Teenagers

William Gray | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Parents
William Gray

How do you keep a 'family holiday love affair' with Cornwall going when your children become teenagers? Try these ideas for making Cornwall cool for big kids this summer.

Cornwall Unplanned

Mette Poynton | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mette Poynton

Apart from planning to take the trip and booking hotels in St Ives, Newquay and Liskeard, we hadn't planned much. We wanted to ask the locals about where to go, see our trip unfold as we were going and not be tied to a plan.. we were doing CORNWALL UNPLANNED!

The Last Shall Be First

Gavin Devine | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK
Gavin Devine

The dominance of London and the surrounding region in the national economy and in many aspects of our cultural life, there is an ever-increasing media and political focus on areas outside the South East as recognition grows of the importance of their role in the UK as a whole. And this could have a profound impact on Britain's future.

Top Ten Places to Eat Out in Cornwall This Summer

James Nathan | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
James Nathan

All this choice can be overwhelming so here is a guide to my top 10 restaurants in the county to visit this summer. The list includes restaurants with a couple of Michelin stars, a road side café and even a horsebox offering pizzas, but what they all have in common is amazing food...

Does MasterChef James Nathan Have The Perfect Work/Life Balance?

Huffington Post | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If winning MasterChef and mixing a successful business with your favourite hobby is living the dream, then James Nathan is doing it. James is exec...

Nick Clegg Wants To Make Cornwall The New Wales...

The Huffington PostUK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK

Nick Clegg has pledged to create to create an elected assembly in Cornwall, with new devolved powers to run local NHS services and schools. Embark...

Jump Aboard the Housing Bus

Jenny A Allen | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK Politics
Jenny A Allen

Today sees housing campaigners flocking to Land's End to unveil 'Betsy' the Homes for Britain Routemaster bus. Over the coming month she will be travelling the South of England raising awareness of the Homes for Britain campaign and calling for action to end the housing crisis within a generation.

Hawke's Point, Carbis Bay - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

I am a huge fan of Cornwall and it's somewhere I try to visit at least once a year to get my fix of their wonderful fresh air and gorgeous sea views. Last summer, my parents and I had the pleasure of visiting Carbis Bay, near St Ives, for the first time and staying in one of the self-catering holiday apartments at Hawke's Point.

What to Do in Cornwall When It's Raining

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

The gorgeous county of Cornwall is perfect for a holiday when the weather is good - head to the beaches to catch some surf, meander along the clifftop Cornish Coast path or simply take a picnic to a beauty spot to soak in the scenery.

Would You Swap Your Car for a Bottle of Wine? The Latest Eco Hotel Innovation

Jane Egginton | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Egginton

Anyone travelling to the hotel in Cornwall by any method other than car qualifies for this gift. Why don't more hotels offer incentives like this? The term 'eco hotel' rarely translates into something tangible for the visitor, let alone something they can actually contribute to and be part of.

How to Book a Last Minute Family Christmas Getaway

William Gray | Posted 31.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
William Gray

Christmas is coming, but it's not too late to wrap up a festive break for family and friends. If you can't face the thought of party hats and board games with the in-laws, how about getting away for a last-minute holiday.

Cornwall Unplugged: Forget Foreign City Breaks

Jane Egginton | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Egginton

The train has barely left London when I realise, to my horror, that my Apple Mac charger does not fit the plug socket. With that my plans to work on the five-hour journey go out the window. 'Oh yes, these trains were fitted before those I-thingys', the conductor says rather too cheerfully.

'Drunk' Flybe Pilot Arrested Moments Before Flight

Huffington Post UK/PA | Rod Minchin | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK

A Flybe pilot was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving just moments before takeoff after a fellow crew member reported the 48-year-old to police. ...

Two Men And Woman Die In Newquay Surfing Horror

PA | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK

Two men and one woman have died in a surfing tragedy at a coastal beauty spot. Four children and three adults got into difficulty off Mawgan Porth ...

Get on Course for an Ace Golfing Hotel Break

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

If you've been toying a round for a while with the idea of a golf break, then don't putt it off any longer! You'll go a fairway to match a golf weekend - as it's likely to be tee-rific. Even if you're a bit green at the game, this won't handicap the enjoyment you'll get if you pitch in and have a go.

These 9 Place Could Be Next To Call For Independence From The UK

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK

Independence was in the air as Scotland went to the polls to vote Yes or No on becoming a separate country from the rest of the UK. Scotland chose...

Mr Cameron Holidays in Cornwall - And So Do We...

Josa Young | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Josa Young

Summer 2014 has been for me a succession of attempts to overcome my fear of heights, ably assisted by my kind, patient 13-year-old son. It has also been the UK's most fabulous staycation summer for years, and I don't blame David Cameron for taking a late break under such inviting English skies.

Warning: You'll Definitely Need An Umbrella, Possibly A Boat, If You're Going Outside Today

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK

Lashing rain and fierce winds have battered parts of south west Britain as the remnants of Hurricane Bertha sweep across the country. Winds gus...

Britain Braced For High Winds And More Flash Floods

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK

Britain is bracing itself for high winds and more flash floods as Hurricane Bertha hits the country bringing lashing rain in its wake. The Red Cros...

Student Catches Bluefin Tuna Fish Worth One MILLION Pounds, Government Confiscates It

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A group of friends who caught a rare fish worth £1m must've thought they had hit the jackpot - until the government's environmental department confis...

Sea Air and Simplicity in St Mawes, Cornwall

Caroline Sylger Jones | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Sylger Jones

An unassuming seaside village on the Roseland peninsula in Cornwall, St Mawes reminds me of my childhood. I go there regularly to pick up shells and sea glass from the pebbly beaches, paddle in the sea, walk along the coastal path, have picnics and stare for hours at the changing colours of the ocean.

'Armed' Missing Elvis Impersonator Arrested

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK

Police hunting a 60-year-old Elvis impersonator who was believed to have access to guns have detained a man, they said today. Derrel Weaver was bei...

Cornwall School Shut After Fears Of 'Armed Man'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK

A school has been closed as armed police search for a "well-known Elivis impersonator" who is believed to have access to guns. Derrel Weaver, 60, f...

How to Escape the Crowds in Cornwall This Summer

William Gray | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
William Gray

Families love Cornish beach-beauties like Kynance Cove and Porthcurno, while Summerleaze (at Bude), Watergate Bay and Sennen Cove always score highly for ease-of-access, child-friendly facilities, beach lifeguards and places to eat.

Go to the Port Eliot Festival and Recover From Other Festivals

Lucy Karsten | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Karsten

For a festival that focuses on words, the photos from previous years look unforgettable: a three day break from reality that promises to provide inspiration and respite from the endless festival circus. 'This is everything,' my friend said, and it seems like she might just be right.