Of course, many great films and TV shows have been set and shot in our wonderful county. But can we surprise you with a few familiar names that spent their formative years here? We've collected 10 famous people who you might not have known were either born or raised in Cornwall. Did we miss someone? Let us know in the comments!
Like most regions of the UK, Cornwall has thousands of quirky dialect words and phrases, and that's not to mention the Cornish language itself. Most visitors to the area will already be familiar with many, or will be able to understand based on context. For this post, we've collected 8 of most common localisms from our part of the county. Have we missed your favourite? We’d love to know – pop a comment below.
As the third series comes to an end, there is little sign of slowing down for this new cult BBC classic. But what could possibly be in store for Poldark in a fourth series and beyond? We share a few educated thoughts (without spoilers) about the prospect of further series.
After a long wait, the third series of BBC's Poldark is finally here. The first couple of episodes have promised us a good mix of the expected melodrama and intrigue, along with new characters and story-lines. We've compiled 5 key facts for Series 3 to whet your appetite for things to come - (no major spoilers). If you know anything we don't, let us know in the comments below!
We won't deny it - we're hooked on the BBC's lavish adaptation of Winston Graham's Poldark books. Furthermore, we're in the right part of the country to enjoy spotting the local shooting locations and regional details. For fellow fans, we've collected 12 great pieces of Poldark trivia that you may not have known. Do you have any other fascinating facts? Drop them into the comments below!
Updated: The third series of BBC's Poldark has kicked off to give us our weekly fix of brooding drama and sweeping Cornish vistas. Series 3 has moved some of the locations out of the county, but of course the coastal views are unmistakably Cornish. We are adding to our comprehensive list of the main shooting locations so this post now covers Series 1, Series 2 and Series 3, so read more to discover Poldark's Cornwall.
We will keep this page updated in case we spot any extra locations as the new series unfolds.
New locations added: 10/10/16, 17/10/16, 31/10/16, 12/05/17,
Series 3: 12/07/17, 13/07/17, 19/07/17, 21/07/17