What an amazing array of activities this February half-term. All the National Trust properties are offering fun-filled events, and there's plenty of other highlights too - from battle reenactments, to blowing glass, to bird bingo! Something for everyone. Let us know if we've missed something.
If you’re a vegetarian or vegan, no doubt you will appreciate the gradual rise in establishments that offer suitable food in and around North Cornwall. We’re not talking a tired vegetable bake or sloppy risotto, but creative and delicious meat-free options - read on!
It's Christmas! As you can imagine, most tourist attractions (including National Trust properties) have events and celebrations lined up, but here are some extra events in and around North Cornwall for you to consider, in date order. Have a wonderful time!
Recently we sampled some soaps from the Clovelly Soap Company and wow - we were blown away! Beautiful fragrances and rich moisturising lather, we knew we had found a new supplier for our cottages. We were so impressed, we bought in stock to offer our guests and their friends at massively discounted prices. Interested? Read on....
If you're in North Cornwall at the end of October, there are some wonderful bonfire and firework events - including silent events for four-legged friends and those of a nervous disposition. Have we missed any great events? Let us know in the comments below!
Hocus pocus and historic houses, bees and bric-a-brack - this October half-term has a variety of events lined up in North Cornwall to keep the whole family amused. Have we missed something? Let us know in the comments below!
With the Summer School holidays already on us, we thought we would gather a few highlights from the countless events in the area. Most visitor attractions are holding their own events, and local libraries are also running different activities for children, but here are a few extra activities that could be worth a look!
Have you stayed with us before, with your four-legged friend? If so, we hope you'll be in a position to enter our new competition! Read more to find out how.
Visitors to our cottages are often familiar with the newest pup in the Tamar Valley Cottages family. Charlotte is a happy little character who is full of life and love. But we soon realised, there was something not quite right...
With the May School holidays fast approaching, we thought we would gather as many of the events in and around North Cornwall and Devon to help you plan your activities for the school holidays. This year, there's everything from funfairs to traction engines, dog shows to open gardens. Have we missed out an event? Let us know in the comments below - and have a great holiday!
Once again, the South West has excelled in this year's Blue Flag awards with 32 beaches in the entire region scooping the accolade, out of just 71 nationwide. Cornwall & Devon have been awarded 21 Blue Flags between them, and Devon has had a stellar year with 14 award-winning beaches. To see the full list, read more.
Cornwall is proud of its history and unique customs. In this blog post, we investigate just a few customs that take place around Easter time. Dollies, dogs and cockles!
It's a joy for we dog-owners to find more and more eateries opening their doors to our four-legged friends. Bude is developing a reputation for great places to eat, so for this blog post we've collected 5 of our favourite spots - including pubs, a cafe and a restaurant - that will welcome all members of your family! If we've missed your favourite, let us know in the comments below!
We are delighted to announce a new furry member of the Tamar Valley Cottages family - meet Miss Charlotte Wright, an adorable bundle of puppy energy. She will be keeping you informed of her life here in North Cornwall - so read on!
Since the Victorian era, Bude has been a popular destination for visitors from across the country. These days, Bude offers an almost bewildering array of attractions to suit everyone. We all have our favourites, and it would be impossible to list every option (although VisitBude does an excellent job on its website), but here are a few highlights that you can’t miss! (If we've missed something worth mentioning, let us know in the comments below!)