Top Ideas for April and May in North Cornwall The sun is shining, the leaves are turning the trees green, flowers are popping up in all the fields and hedgerows, it’s time to get out and about with a spring in your step! Here are a fantastic selection of some of the top favourite things we have discovered so far on our Cornish adventures…
We love dogs and our dog friendly accommodation is perfect, with beds and bowls provided for our canine guests, to save on car space. Walking is one of the very best ways to discover the beauty and the variety of the Cornish landscape, at all times of year.
So, I suppose the first thing to do is to wish you a very “Pask Lowen”, which is Cornish for Happy Easter. Hopefully you will get lots of “Oys Pask”, yes, you guessed it, Easter Eggs!
Robert Stephen Hawker, born in 1803, was the eccentric Parson of Morwenstow in coastal North Cornwall credited with originating the Harvest Festival we celebrate today. An eccentric Cornish vicar and poet, was is no ordinary chap…
The 5th March is St Piran’s Day, the national day of Cornwall. The day is named after one of our patron saints, Saint Piran, who is also the patron saint of tin miners.
Romantic Picnic Spot - High Cliff On the cliffs between Boscastle and Crackington Haven at the highest point, you will find the straightforwardly named – High Cliff. Cornwall’s highest cliff is 224m above sea level. Given the size of the cliffs, as you would expect the views are massive. It feels like you can see the whole of Cornwall. It’s a beautiful spot well worth exploring.
If your kids are past the sand castle stage, here are a few ideas to fill their Cornish holiday with memorable fun and adventuring Surfing
Coombe Farm Cottages - Prices 2021 by week. Prices are valid until the next date on the list. Dogs are welcome, £25 per dog per week. Beds and bowls provided. Pool is open May Half Term to end of Sept weather permitting. Changeover is on a Saturday. We advise you to get travel insurance. Book online www.coombefarmcottages.co.uk or call us 01566 880124.
Many Cornish Beaches have seasonal restrictions banning dogs, usually from Easter Day or March until 1st October, with signs like the one below at the entrance to the beach. Some ban during the day but allow dogs in the early morning (before 7 or 8 depending) and late evening (usually after 7) - the sign will specify. And most beaches are dog friendly out of season.
There are many great places to explore in North Cornwall on Foot, Bike or horse back here are our favourite 5.