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A 3.5m St Piran carved in Cornish Granite by David Paton and Stéphane Rouget.
The carving of Saint Piran: the making of the 100th sculpture for La Vallée des Saints

When I heard about the giant sculpture of Saint Piran that’s being carved in a quarry just outside Mabe, I was…

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Discover the Emporium of Delights at the Old Foundry Chapel Hayle

The lovely Old Foundry Chapel in Hayle was constructed in 1845 by the Wesleyan Methodists. It has had several metamorphoses since…

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Sterts Theatre Macbeth
Cornwall’s quirky theatre venues: Sterts on Bodmin Moor

I have been aware of Sterts Theatre on Bodmin Moor for many years but have up until now have not managed…

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Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Cornwall
Discover Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens in Cornwall

Recently, I had the great good fortune to explore Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens with creator, Dr Neil Armstrong. The gardens are situated a mile…

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Walking with the new Kneehigh Theatre Walk With Me story app near Mevagissey in Cornwall
Walks with stories by Kneehigh Theatre

Last Sunday we visited Mevagissey as guests of Kneehigh Theatre to try out their latest story telling and walking trail as…

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Magnolias at Trebah garden, Cornwall
Discover Cornwall’s Spring Story

With our mild climate and the effect of the gulf stream, warming Cornish shores, spring arrives particularly early in Cornwall. To…

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A guided tour of Geevor Tin Mine, west Cornwall
A visit to Geevor Tin Mine

I have to admit that my visit to Geevor Tin Mine in west Cornwall was in part due to the…

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Discover Rogue Theatre’s Winter Wood

A magical Christmas experience in Cornwall which adults will love as much as children, is to wander through the Winter Wood at…

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The Headland Newquay coast Cornwall England UK
Discover Newquay’s history

Newquay is better known for surfing and parties, but the town has a fascinating heritage walk which is an enjoyable way…

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Poldark inspired days out are a great way to see some of the sights of Cornwall
Poldark inspired days out

We’re all huge fans of the latest BBC adaptation of Poldark, which is filmed all around Cornwall. Aside from the charms of…

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