The Tamar Valley is a protected 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' for most of its course, and is an excellent spot for birdwatching. Even in its upper reaches in North Tamerton, we are treated to some beautiful feathered visitors. This year we are sharing our 'Big Garden Bird Watch', as organised by the RSPB, as well as listing some of the other species spotted in our grounds.
It's nearly that wonderful season again! Snowdrops are already cautiously poking their heads up, and even daffodils are beginning to ease open. Springtime is a truly special time of year for the South-West. We've collected a few fantastic spring garden experiences to celebrate the beautiful flora of Cornwall and Devon. If we've missed one, let us know on social media or in the comments below.
We all know that Christmas is a great time to be in Cornwall, but what if you have taken advantage of the bargain breaks available in January and February? Don't worry - even with the festive season over, there are plenty of great activities you can get up to. Here are a few ideas - do you have any others? Add them in the comments below or tell us on social media.