Fantastic Socially Distanced Days Out in Cornwall
18th September 2020
Check out our top picks to get out and enjoy Cornwall while staying socially distanced.
Summer might be over but in Newquay the best surf is yet to come
17th September 2020
Millions of visitors flock to Newquay every year for dozens of reasons – the beauty of the north Cornish coast, the sweeping sand beaches, the amazing walks ¬– but the primary lure for many is the promise of some of the best surf in the UK.
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? There’s nothing quite like a pasty lunch pitstop on the beach after a morning exploring the Cornish coastline.
How well do you really know Cornwall?
31st March 2020
How well do you really know Cornwall?' quiz.
Top 5 Best Beaches in North Cornwall
28th February 2020
In Britain we love the sea. We lie near it, paddle in it, swim in it, stare at it, and surf on it. Come the first few days of warm weather, we make a bee line for our nearest stretch of coast.
Vitamin Sea—The Remarkable Health Benefits of the Ocean
15th November 2019
Dihydrogen monoxide, or humble old water. Where would we be without it? It’s all around us. Our planet is the blue planet—with water covering 70% of its surface. It’s inside us too. It makes up much of the biological fabric, of us.
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 – not just in July but throughout the year.
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.
Poldark Locations to Visit in Cornwall
8th April 2016
The Cornish Coast is a delightful location to explore on any occasion, but with the filming of BBC series Poldark, our local area takes on an even brighter star quality. From rugged beaches to local heritage gems
The River Gannel Estuary: Walks, Wildlife and Activities
22nd March 2016
While Newquayâ€™s famous main beaches tend to steal most of the headlines, the pretty River Gannel Estuary has a quiet fascination all of its own. From local legends to rare wildlife, soul-stirring views and glorious walks
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.
Four walks in North Cornwall we recommend
26th June 2014
Here at the Pentire Hotel in Newquay, we welcome a lot of guests who are looking for things to do in Cornwall and opt to walk the South West Coast Path â€“ usually just a part of it, but sometimes a nutter who's doing the entire thing!
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.
The South West Coast Path: Best Wild Walks Near Newquay
Here are some of our favourite wild walks for you to enjoy when it's safe to do so. 300 Miles of the South West Coast Path (SWCP) It's no secret that Cornwall, with it's relaxed surfing culture and rugged beauty is top of the list for UK.