We love dogs and our dog friendly accommodation is perfect. 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!
Winter in Cornwall is pretty good. It’s a quieter time to year to enjoy all this part of the world has to offer: sun, sea, sand, scallops and Santa! Here are some of our recommendations, in no particular order…
Then it was time to dash back for the 4pm re-opening of the rainforest biome for the “show”… Eden’s website describes this new event as a “Walk Through the Enchanted Rainforest: A Theatre of Christmas Memories: a unique combination of live performance, installations, soundscapes and beautiful lighting brought to you by our talented friends at WildWorks theatre company”. Going in at twilight to explore as it gradually gets darker is truly magical (the darker the better) and a unique experience, to be highly recommended. This visit was in 2014.
In Cornish, Allantide is “Kalan Gwav”, meaning first day of winter, centres around juicy red apples. People gave big, shiny (highly polished) red apples to friends and family to bring good luck. Local Allan apple markets were commonly held before the big day.
Paddle boarding is a well known water sport. Some people call it Stand Up Paddle boarding or SUP. It involves standing on a large board using a paddle to guide your way through the water.…
There are lots of fabulous walking options around Coombe Farm, whether it be the local roads, the award winning South-West Coastal Path or Bodmin Moor.
How to make your very own elderflower cordial. In early June the Cornish countryside is brimming with beautiful, colourful wildflowers. One of the most fragrant is the elderflower, which can be found growing wild on trees all over our beautiful county. It’s many delicate white blooms are not only pretty, they can be picked and transformed into a delicous and refreshing drink.
Here are 5 reasons why is it so great to holiday at Coombe Farm Cottages, and this does not even include any of the fabulous nearby attractions
What better way to explore the local marine life than a spot of rock pooling? Every child (and lots of adults) favourite beach past time. Here are some hints and tips to help you get the most out of your expeditions.