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Cornish Christmas Gift Guide

8th November 2019

Christmas is coming and it’s time to start thinking about what to buy for your loved ones. If you’re stuck for original ideas this year, read on for inspiration for gifts galore! With so many wonderful and creative small businesses locally, we’re spoilt for choice for unique and unusual gifts. From big gifts to stocking fillers, these Cornish made products offer something a little bit different, with the added bonus that you’ll be supporting small businesses while you shop! Here are some of our favourites that we’d be overjoyed to find beneath the tree this year…

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Cornwall's Festive Fayres

1st November 2019

Cornwall’s Christmas markets will soon be starting, and we can’t wait! Dark days are brightened by festive shopping amongst twinkly lights, with the scent of mulled wine, cinnamon and cloves in the air, and the sound of carols being sung by local choirs. So here's our pick of the Christmas fayres and markets to visit in Cornwall this winter.

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Roasts by the Coast

17th October 2019

As the days shorten and the temperature drops, nothing beats a weekend coastal walk followed by a warming Sunday roast dinner. Luckily there are several places in the local area which serve up great roasts, so here’s a round-up of where to get the best local roast by the coast!

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Short breaks in Cornwall

7th October 2019

Research has shown that short breaks (typically three or four nights away), make people happier than a single long holiday per year*, with psychologists explaining that people who take mini-breaks make more happy memories. Short breaks are certainly on the increase, with just a few nights away at a time better suited to some people’s work commitments and allowing holiday-makers to enjoy several different holidays throughout the year.

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25 years of Duchy Holidays

27th September 2019

This month Duchy Holidays is celebrating a quarter of a century of providing holiday accommodation on Cornwall’s north coast. During the last 25 years the business has grown and flourished from humble beginnings to becoming Perranporth’s foremost self-catering accommodation agency. Here’s how things have changed since it all started in 1994…

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