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In: Days out without a car

Kingsley II hybrid passenger ferry
The Kingsley II: a new hybrid electric passenger ferry on the Fal River

I recently had the pleasure of taking my grandchildren on a river trip from Trelissick, near Truro to St Mawes on…

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Exploring the the Royal Cornwall Museum with children
Nanny Pat’s days out – hands-on history at the Royal Cornwall Museum

The Royal Cornwall Museum is a magnificent granite building in River Street in the heart of Truro. It houses thousands of…

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East Poole mine
Action Nan’s Days Out for Grown Ups – the Chimney Walk at East Pool Mine

Last week I joined one of the National Trust Volunteers at East Pool mine, Redruth to learn more about an area…

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Exploring the off road cycling and walking Clay Trails around St Austell

I have always been a keen cyclist but must admit to having fallen by the wayside in recent years, favouring walking…

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Horse and carriage at Bosinver
Enjoy a horse and carriage ride from Bosinver to The Polgooth Inn

As many of our regular guests know we have four shire horses grazing Bosinver meadows during the summer months. They belong…

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Port Isaac, home to the TV series Doc Martin
Discovering Doc Martin with Finesse Chauffeurs

I recently had four friends from the USA to stay. They are avid followers of the TV series, Doc Martin and…

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Storm watching at Land’s End and Sunday lunch at Sennen Cove

There is something magical about visiting the Cornish coast in winter after a storm. It is fascinating to watch waves being…

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Fal River Walk 2017
The Fal River Short Walk

The Rotary Club of Boscawen Truro organise the Fal River Walk each year. This involves two different walks around the Fal…

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The National Maritime Museum Cornwall has a range of interesting exhibits to engage the whole family
A rainy day visit to the National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Confronted with the prospect of entertaining my two eldest grandchildren for a wet weekend, I decided to pay a visit to…

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Linden Hey Garden Tearoom near Feock, Cornwall
A new discovery: Linden Hey Garden Tea Room near Trelissick

I am always intrigued when new foodie places appear out of nowhere and as soon as time allows I have to…

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