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June 19 2013 Latest news:
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Nestled on the banks of the Cornish Riviera, Looe, Fowey and Polperro embrace three core elements of Cornwall’s lifestyle: art, fishing and watersports, says Hayley Spurway
Penzance is known for singing pirates, its 501 year old charter and a tsunami 250 years ago - but there is much more to our most westerly town as Lesley Double discovers
Stay in Cornwall has recently re-launched its website in time for visitors to spring into summer and book a holiday in Cornwall. Forget Rome, Cornwall might soon take the torch as one of Europe's most beloved destinations.
When we first saw the Earth from space – through the lens of an inexpert astronaut’s camera 45 years ago – the colour that looked back at us was blue. It is hard today to grasp the significance of this revelation today. The image, now known as ‘Earthspace’ captured the imagination of the world.
Calming, a symbol of safety and the world's second favourite colour – there are many reasons to surround yourself with green. Alexandra Richards reveals more about this mysterious shade
Entering the garden at the side of the house through a low wooden door hardly prepares you for what is to come, this space is cleverly packaged up in to smaller areas, using the characterful hedges, each paddock with its own distinct personality. Creating a garden around an existing feature like the hedges; full of history and age gives the garden a relaxed, rambling feel that truly sets the tone. You’ll find no contrivances at Primrose Farm; a 3½ acre former smallholding just outside Skinners Bottom near Redruth.
In the 12 years since Tricia and Peter moved from their cold, dry garden in York to the warm and wet former small holding that is now Hidden Valley Garden they have made quite a mark on the three and a half acre spot not far from Tywardreath.
Local GP, Neil Armstrong, has created Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens near Gulval, in full view of St Michael's Mount, writes Louise Danks
To celebrate the new slate waymarkers now decorating Cornwall’s coastal paths, this month we follow one if its incredible walks from Portreath to Hayle taking in some incredible beach and cliff views of the sea and land.
This is a longish walk from beautiful Fowey. A walk of many contrasts, entirely within the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, writes Pete Maxted
Enjoy secluded woodland, coastal views and fascinating geology on this stimulating walk from Millook, writes Robert Hesketh
Enjoy this beautiful walk through sandy beaches and cliffs and all in the south coast section of the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, writes Peter Maxted
This handy guide will help you decide accommodation and attractions to visit in the South West this summer.
The perfect winter recipe which you can enjoy yourself or can be given as a great homemade gift...
A very easy recipe to create a delicious fudge sauce for any desert...
Phil shows us his useful hints and tips to creating a delicious casserole dish...
Masterchef runner up and TV chef Dean Edwards has put a dash of his best culinary skills into a selection of scrumptious, yet simple, sauces...
Chef and butcher Henry Herbert shows you how in this step-by-step video...