Category : Local attractions

4 years, 8 months ago Comments Off on New “Poldark” BBC TV Series Based In Cornwall

Don’t  miss the new Cornish Poldark 8-part series, starting BBC One 8 March. It’s filmed in Charlestown Harbour, the nextdoor harbour to Pentewan, as well as Poldark, Levant and Wheal Mines, Lands End, the Lizard, and Constantine Bay near Padstow.  I saw some ship battles filmed out to sea last summer. It’s the late 1700s.  Ross […]

4 years, 9 months ago Comments Off on Spring at Heligan

Lovely spring lambs – nice field!  Who’s that?  It’s all so exciting!      

4 years, 10 months ago Comments Off on Spring events in Cornwall

Spring is a magical time of year to visit Cornwall.  Primroses in the hedgerows; camellias, azaleas and rhododendrons in the country house gardens. The air is fresh and the sky is blue. Hear the skylark on the coastal footpath walks.   Take in the sea views in this area of outstanding natural beauty. The pubs are […]

6 years, 4 months ago Comments Off on Summer fun in Cornwall

Check out the longest zip wire in England at the Eden Project this summer.  Only a few miles from our cottage in Pentewan. Still a few vacant weeks so it’s not too late to book a last minute trip to Cornwall to enjoy sun, sea and sand.  Out cottage in Pentewan is only a few […]

6 years, 6 months ago Comments Off on Bank Holiday Fun at Heligan

Practically everyone knows about the Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall. They are only about a mile from our holiday cottage. The next May Bank Holiday weekend looks to be crazy fun place – be there! Some say the gardens at Heligan are more fun than the Eden Project – both were started by Tim […]

6 years, 7 months ago Comments Off on Spring has arrived

Spring is finally here and the gardens in Cornwall are in full colour. Heligan is only a few miles from the cottage by car. Or you can hire a bike in Pentewan and ride up the cycle track to Heligan, have a rest in the tea shop, visit the gardens and then enjoy the ride […]

7 years, 3 months ago Comments Off on Catch the mackerel

Today our visitors went out on kayaks.  They went out West towards Mevagissey, taking care not to be caught by the wind and making sure they had the strength to come back!  Arms were tired tonight.  It was good there was an incoming tide to help them hug the coastline.  They put the rods out and caught two mackerel – […]

7 years, 6 months ago Comments Off on Pentewan beach is recommended

The Guardian recommends Pentewan beach in its survey of British beaches. The Marine Conservation Society has mapped, ranked and listed beaches in Britain. The Society campaigns to stop sewage pollution getting onto our beaches. Their site lists every UK bathing beach, but the Guardian only recommend beaches with the best water quality. Click on the […]