#10: Nature’s Bounty & Inspirational Art

So, I said last week I’d tell you about Dave Evans. Dave Evans was one of a party of four guests who stayed with us last weekend. He and his wife came down from Hayling Island for the Annual Shanty Festival (ALWAYS a brilliant crack – read about it in last week’s blog) and he…

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100 Reasons to visit Cornwall #9: Music, Art and Peaceful Walks

Musical Falmouth Music featured big in Falmouth this weekend; it played host to The International Shanty Festival. Out on the water, the J-class series began and competitions took place in Falmouth Bay all over the weekend, but back on land there were landlubbers aplenty and the shanty reigned: forget the stereotype of the blind drunk…

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100 Reasons to Visit Cornwall #8: Delicious Food & Wonderful Walks

Cape Cornwall and Cot Valley – an hours’ drive from us here in Falmouth, was where we headed this weekend. It’s beautiful there, really beautiful, take your breath away beautiful, but then, so are many of the places in Cornwall. Really, truly awe-inspiringly beautiful. The drive from Falmouth is a pleasure in itself. The weather…

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100 Reasons to Visit Cornwall #7: Parklive, Gardens Fun and Holiday Shinnanegins.

Live music in Kimberley Park for this Sunday’s Parklive event Park live was great this weekend. The venue for this monthly event is the fantastic Kimberley Park here in Falmouth. It’s held on the last Sunday in every month during the spring and summer until the end of October.http://www.falmusic.co.uk/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=780&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0 There’s live music on a huge…

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Fun, Flowers and Frolics…

In Falmouth town late afternoon one day last week, we noticed that a brand new bar and eatery had opened up so we thought we’d drop by and see what they had to offer: Mono in Killigrew Street https://www.facebook.com/allhailmono promises to be a success; its interior is cleverly designed with a modern industrial feel. Staff…

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100 Reasons to visit Cornwall: #1

This weekend, we stole some time away from the B&B and took the half hour drive to Chapel Porth along the north coast between Porthtowan and Trevaunance Cove. From there we walked along the coast path taking in the wonderful sights and enjoying the terrific weather. Our trusty OS map led us inland and up…

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