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The Best Days Out for Families in South Cornwall

In conjunction with Classic Cottages we’ve put together some of the best days out for families in South Cornwall. We know there are loads more too, so if you have any other recommendations do get in touch and let us know. South Cornwall extends from the Rame Peninsula, just south of Plymouth, all the way to …

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Tregurrian Camping and Caravanning Club Site (near Newquay)

Tregurrian Camping and Caravanning Club Site sits high up on, but set back from, the cliffs to the north of Newquay, away from the hustle and bustle of the town centre. A walk to the beach takes around 20 minutes along the cliff top (although this was definitely a lot longer with kids in tow). …

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Heligan Caravan and Camping Park Cornwall

Heligan Caravan and Camping Park was the third stop on our tour of the South West and we’d deliberately chosen this 5-star rated, dog friendly, campsite as a quiet and peaceful resort where we could relax in the evenings in beautiful surroundings and spend a day at the Lost Gardens of Heligan, which is right …

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Holiday in St Ives during the winter?

Never visited St Ives during the winter? Let us explain why you should. A resort for all seasons Owing to its charming location on the sunny western coast of Cornwall, St. Ives is famed as one of the UK’s most popular seaside resorts. Indeed, it’s no surprise that every summer thousands of holidaymakers flock to …

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The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornwall

The Lost Gardens of Heligan, located near St Austell and Mevagissey is Europe’s largest garden restoration project.  Why is it a restoration project? To understand that you need to understand a little of the garden’s past: a story filled with joy and sadness.  Originally encompassing the house and gardens, the Heligan Estate was all owned …

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Charlestown Harbour and Shipwreck Museum, St Austell Cornwall

Our review of Charlestown Harbour and Shipwreck Museum in Charlestown near St Austell Cornwall is synonymous with many things: pasties, ice-cream, surfing, and also smuggling and piracy! Cornwall’s history is full of tales of the exploits of famous pirates from the area including Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh and Edward Teach more commonly known …

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5 places to visit Father Christmas in Cornwall

There are countless places to visit Father Christmas in Cornwall but here are The Little Pip’s five favourite places to visit Father Christmas in Cornwall. 1.  Sugar and Spice Grotto, Bedruthan Scandi inspired grotto and workshop “Did you hear the news? Father Christmas has had to do an emergency landing, right here in Bedruthan Hotel! And pieces of …

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Glamping at Tamar Lake | Family Friendly Campsite Cornwall

We were invited to stay at Tamar Lake campsite this August, in a ‘glamping’ pod. Tamar Lake straddles the borders of Devon and Cornwall- apparently the old border line falls in the middle of the lake! The camspite is in a beautiful setting overlooking the lake and has around 20 pitches for either tents or …

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