Out & About

With Halloween just around the corner, we bring you the definitive guide to Cornwall’s most haunted places. Warning! Many of these spooky stories, which date back centuries, are historically/geographically inaccurate, but can still be investigated with a sense of fun…

Cornwall is filled with history and steeped in mystery all just waiting to be explored. Here’s ten historical places to begin your journey into the Duchy’s rich past

Head to one of Cornwall’s most famous harbours in St Ives for a walk to St Michael’s Mount taking in a slice of Cornwall’s history and its beauty as you go

Cornwall boasts some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK, from breathtaking coastlines, secluded woodland and rolling greenery. Whether a pint of real ale, a glass of wine or a slap-up meal is what you’re after, we have found you 7 places to stop off and enjoy a much-deserved pit-stop

After much anticipation the new television series of Poldark, starring Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark, is now showing on BBC1 40 years after the original. Here are 7 Cornish locations used in the filming of this period drama

Cornish waterfront towns and villages are some of the most beautiful in Britain – think rocky alcoves, bobbing sail boats and pastel-coloured fisherman cottages. We pick some of the prettiest harbourside locations to explore...

Danny Groves from picks six cetacean species to look out for in the waters around Cornwall and the South West

Kate Wilson from the picks her six favourite shells to look out for on the sand

John Richardson, Conservation Officer for , picks six species from the shark family to look out for in the seas around Cornwall.

A gorgeous garden room is a must to make the most of life in light-filled Cornwall - be inspired by the latest looks from Philip Whear Windows and Conservatories...

From visiting the Mud Maid at Lost Gardens of Heligan to walking through the 17th century Japanese Garden, we have found just 9 of the prettiest gardens to visit…

Homes & Gardens

Dating back to 1825, The Padstow Cottage is a one-up one-down lesson in how small really is beautiful... The brief to create The Padstow Cottage was simple: owner Mark Hixon told the builders: produce the best cottage in Padstow’.

Education

If you’re worried about University, then why not try the easy-going lifestyle of stunning Cornwall? Every student journey is unique to the individual, and we’re here to make it that little bit easier to maintain the harmonious study-life balance

Apprentices, their families and colleagues came together on Friday night to celebrate in style as Truro College’s Gannel Building played host to the 2016 Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards.

Style

Ideas for your honeymoon whether at home or away with this pick from south west honeymoon and wedding specialists

England Rugby International Billy Twelvetrees was unveiled as ambassador at the stand up paddle boarding tour

Liverty Everson-Nightingale, is an artist and re-creative sculptor, creator Flottles flowers from her home studio in Cornwall

Photography by: Julia Mcintosh

Based in St Agnes, Finisterre are rapidly becoming the go-to brand for cool and practical outdoor clothing.

Photography: Julia Mcintosh

It all began on a wet August day in 1981 – when brothers Donald and David Chadwick were hunting for an army surplus parka in Penzance, but the family came away with the shop instead. Carol Burns finds out more

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