Newquay Surf: A brief history of the UK’s surf city
18th November 2020
Discover the fascinating history that has led to Newquay becoming the UK’s premier surf destination.
On the Poldark Trail: Discover the filming locations behind series
29th October 2020
From rugged beaches to heritage gems explore the filming locations from the popular 18th-century drama.
Top 10 Instagrammable Local Beaches
13th October 2020
If you’re heading to the beach, you’re really spoiled for choice when you visit The Pentire Hotel.
Fantastic Socially Distanced Days Out in Cornwall
18th September 2020
Check out our top picks to get out and enjoy some of Cornwall's best spots while staying socially distanced.
Summer might be over but Newquay's best surf is yet to come
1st September 2020
Millions of visitors flock to Newquay every year for sweeping sand beaches, amazing walks and some of the best surf in the UK.
The River Gannel Estuary: Walks, Wildlife and Activities
1st August 2020
While Newquay's main beaches tend to steal most of the headlines, the pretty River Gannel Estuary has a quiet fascination all of its own.
Four Top North Cornwall Coast Path Walks
26th July 2020
With over 1000km of astounding scenery choosing a site for a stroll on the South West Coast Path can be a little daunting.
How well do you really know Cornwall?
18th May 2020
How well do you really know Cornwall?' Put your knowledge to the test with our fun to play quiz.
A Taste of Cornwall: Make your own Cornish pasty at home
8th April 2020
What are you missing the most about Cornwall? The coastline, the views, the surf...but what about the traditional Cornish pasty?
Top Tips for Cooking with Wild Garlic in Spring
31st March 2020
During the spring months of March and April, there is an abundance of wild garlic all over the UK.
Top 5 Best Beaches in North Cornwall
28th February 2020
In Britain we love the sea and come the first few days of warm weather, we make a beeline for our nearest stretch of coast.
The South West Coast Path: Best Wild Walks Near Newquay
7th December 2019
Cornwall has the lion's share of the SWCP, which Lonely Planet ranks as being alongside the world's most awe-inspiring trails.
Vitamin Sea—The Remarkable Health Benefits of the Ocean
15th November 2019
From strengthening our immune system to easing aching joints, read on to discover the healing benefits of the sea.
Plastic Free July: How and Why to Use Less Plastic
19th September 2019
It’s ‘Plastic-Free July’, which seems like a great opportunity to discuss how we can all try to reduce our plastic dependency.
Why do we celebrate Mother's Day? A history of the day.
25th March 2019
Mother’s Day. The perfect excuse to take some time out and celebrate the wonderful world of... Motherhood. Whether you are a Mum, Mummy, Ma, Grandma, Nan, Nanna or Great Granny, you’ll “qualify” for Mother’s Day.
Top 5 Most Romantic Things to Do in Cornwall
30th January 2019
With most people panicking over creative Valentine’s Day date ideas, you’ll be feeling smug if you’ve already booked a romantic break away.
Why winter is the best time for a couples break in Newquay
30th January 2019
While summer is, quite rightly, the most conventional time to book a break away in Britain, there is still a lot to be said for a Cornish holiday in winter.
Sixty Bistro Chef Jordan Shares His Churros Recipe
2nd July 2018
These delicious, sweet donut-like icons are traditional tasty treats from Spain & Portugal. Served warm, drizzled with melting chocolate or rich hot chocolate sauce, they are simply irrestible.
Sixty Bistro Chef Jordan Shares His Love for Great Food
27th April 2018
In a quick-fire Q and A interview, our "Sixty Bistro" Chef Jordan shares his inspiration for cooking and passion for creating dishes that make the most of Cornwall's fresh local produce: Q: Have you always interested in cooking from a young age?
Cornwall in Bloom: Gardens but not as we know them.
25th April 2018
A leisurely stroll through beautiful gardens is always a relaxing and welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. But many of the gardens in Cornwall offer a lot more than the beauty of the bloom and lush surroundings
Cool, quirky and unique things to do in Cornwall for 2018
7th December 2017
Nothing beats a unique or fascinating experience when it comes to making an away trip truly memorable. When it comes to unusual or off-the-beaten trail, Cornwall certainly isn't short on weird, wonderful and novel places to visit
6 Great Reasons to visit Newquay and Cornwall this Autumn
22nd August 2017
Summer may be on the way out, but for those in the know autumn can be one of the very best times of the year to visit Cornwall. Why should that be? Well, the weather often stays mild, while all the best beaches and attractions tend to be much quieter.
Top 10 Fun Things to See and Do in Newquay, Cornwall
4th July 2017
From wildlife spotting to exploring the best local beaches, there are stacks of things to see and discover in Newquay. From secluded beauty spots to local points of interest, our corner of North Cornwall has no shortage of things to see, try and taste.
Spring Events & Easter Breaks in Newquay, Cornwall
14th March 2017
As the days lengthen, thereâ€™s nothing like dashing down to Cornwall to take in some spring cheer. April onwards signals some of the yearâ€™s best food treats and music events. Meanwhile, the Easter holidays represent a golden opportunity.
The Best of North Cornwall: A Four Day Newquay Itinerary
29th July 2016
What is the best way to spend a short break in Newquay? With a heady mix of both cultured and totally wild places locally, the answer to that question might depend on whether your idea of a great time is to be had on rolling hills or rolling surf.
Classic Villages, Beaches & Heritage Sites near Newquay, Cornwall
6th June 2016
For so many who choose to visit Cornwall, the biggest draw of all is pure escape. The same has been true over centuries, with everyone from ramblers to famous poets falling for the wild and secluded character of the county.
Glorious Gardens Near Newquay & Quiet Places in Cornwall
1st February 2016
One of the best things about visiting Cornwall is the sheer amount of space to explore. Bars, shops and theme parks all have their appeal, but those who prefer peace and quiet amidst some lovely surroundings are very much in luck.
A dog's holiday in Cornwall
20th July 2014
Bringing your dog on holiday with you to Cornwall? On behalf of them, thank you! This dog friendly hotel in Newquay, the Pentire Hotel is but a minute's stroll from a huge green, and beyond that the National Trust's Pentire headland.
Ten Ways to Chill in Cornwall
6th July 2014
They say things get done 'dreckly' in Cornwall, and the laid-back approach to life is part of what makes it so appealing as a holiday destination. So put down that phone, step away from the laptop and try these ten things to do in Cornwall to chill out.
My Favourite 10 Beaches in Cornwall
15th June 2014
We asked Pentire Hotel manager Amanda Pleasants to list her top ten favourite beaches in Cornwall... 1. Holywell Bay. Having grown up in Cubert (afraid am not Cornish though) I have to say this has to be my top favourite.