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Here you will find many news stories on Cornwall  not just relating  to tourism but other aspects of this amazing region.

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Halloweek at Camel Creek

Spooktacular thrills and frighteningly good fun is on offer at top family attraction, Camel Creek Adventure Park.

Truro farmers Market:

one of the uk's best outdoor food markets

Truro Farmers Market named one of the UK’s best outdoor food markets.

Visit Truro:

wild truro

The Wild Truro guides are now available, both in print and digitally. 

Coast Magazine September 2021:

10 of the best tidal pools

In the most recent issue of Coast Magazine, Cornwall has had a couple of mentions in their article about the best tidal pools. 

Fourth place for former

Truro School Pupil Fran Brown (CO03)

On Saturday, 28 August, former Truro School Pupil Fran Brown (CO03) narrowly missed out on a medal after placing fourth in the Women’s PTS2 Triathlon Event at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

PORT ISAAC AND TRURO

TOP LIST OF ‘TV STAYCATIONS’ FOR BRITS

Port Isaac and Truro are set to see an influx of staycationers this summer thanks to the popularity of TV shows Poldark and Doc Martin.

Cornwall:

10 small group trips offering big outdoor adventures

Locally run outfits offer some of Cornwall’s best activities, including kayaking, coasteering, paddleboarding and via ferrata. 

Published by The Guardian. 26/07/21

Richard Branson gives huge boost to UK

as Cornwall will launch Virgin Orbit into space

SIR RICHARD BRANSON has given a huge boost to the UK as his Virgin Orbit company will launch into space from Cornwall as early as next year.

How to find the last

uncrowded corner of Cornwall this Summer

The Telegraph: By Rob Crossan, TRAVEL WRITER. Published 23/06/2021

Via Ferrata:

WE WON ‘EXPERIENCE OF THE YEAR’ ITRAVEL STAYCATION AWARD!

Via Ferrata Cornwall wins itravel Staycation Award!

the rock

oyster festival

Hosted by Paul Ainsworth and Friends.

Peter Knight’s

Gigspanner Big Band

Peter Knight’s Gigspanner are a unique force in British folk music.

falmouth classics

11th-13th June

Despite the challenges the 34th Falmouth Classics from 11 -13 June was a great success.

How the UK's travel regulations

fell behind the rest of Europe

Julia Buckley, CNN • Published 19th June 2021

Tregothnan looks

to Australia

Business Cornwall published 15/06/2021

Lockdown britain:

Staycations will give Britain a £5billion boost

BRITISH holidaymakers will splash out £5billion on staycations this summer with overseas travel still off-limits. Almost half are said to be keen on a domestic holiday, with the UK tourism industry set for a dramatic and much-needed boost.

Cornwall tourists must book restaurants weeks in advance

as hotspot will be overwhelmed, tourism chief warns

Domestic tourist destinations such as Cornwall are preparing for a surge in the number of visitors over summer.

Cornwall prepares

City of Culture 2025 bid

Cornwall is to bid for the title of City of Culture 2025.

Tourism can benefit the natural environment

if managed correctly

Tourism and the natural environment can be managed in ways that benefit both, according to a new research report led by the University of Exeter and funded by the UKRI’s Strategic Priorities Fund.

Hotel Meudon

under new ownership

One of Cornwall’s finest hotels, Hotel Meudon has opened under new ownership to offer a sophisticated and elegant coastal bolthole, with attentive first-class service and hospitality to rival the best in the South West.

Taste of the West Product Awards 2021

-First Results Announced

Published on the 11/06/2021

golden eye guidebooks:

cornwall guide

Published on the 10/06/2021

Jan van Huysum Visits:

Dutch Masterpiece comes to Cornwall

Press release from the National Gallery and the Cornwall Museum Partnership.

BBC TRAVEL

the uk's forgotten fifth nation

The Tamar River is central to Cornish history and identity, marking a 1,000-year-old divide between Celtic Cornwall and Anglo Saxon England.

english music festival

in truro

The English Music Festival invite you to join them for a day of concerts in glorious Truro Cathedral.

cycling in cornwall

and the Isles of Scilly

Huw Hennessy has written a new book called Cycling in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Our CEO Malcolm Bell had the pleasure of writing the forward for the book. 

sing2g7:

gee seven by sir tim rice

Cornish choristers inspire 25,000 children worldwide to speak up to world leaders through music G7 themed concert featuring Sing2G7’s ‘Gee Seven’ by Sir Tim Rice, Truro Cathedral July 12th

100 DAYS TO GO

UNTIL THE TOUR OF BRITAIN MARKED IN PENZANCE

With 100 days to go until the Tour of Britain 2021 departs from the town, the major refurbishment scheme of Penzance’s Victorian promenade is now complete…

The 2021 Falmouth Classics

passes 100 entries

The camaraderie of the best Classic Boat Rallies comes to Falmouth. The three day event will be supported by Falmouth Harbour Commissioner’s who are celebrating the 150th anniversary of Falmouth becoming a Trust Port formed by an act of Parliament this year.

Furniss

AND WHISTLEFISH

Furniss of Cornwall teams up with Whistlefish on an exciting rebrand

Furniss Cookies

By Teoni.

Cookie creator extraordinaire Teoni is excited to announce her partnership with Furniss Biscuits, and the launch of Furniss Cookies By Teoni.

Big love for shopping small

in truro this summer

Hosted by Duchy Fairs. An exciting new monthly market featuring the best regional small creative businesses and indie traders.

Trevassack

Holidays

State-of-the-art accessible accommodation to open in Cornwall this summer.

Paul Ainsworths

travelling Feast

Introducing Paul Ainsworth’s Travelling Feast. The ultimate food lovers road trip, staycation and festival. 

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