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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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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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Fall for Cornwall this Autumn

20th September 2019

Although we’re currently enjoying an Indian summer and making the most of these last balmy days of sun, there’s a definite feeling in the air of the change of the season. The light has a glorious golden hue, sending soft sparkles across the waves, and once the sun has set at the end of another beautiful day, there’s a crispness in the air hinting at Autumn just around the corner.

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Cornwall on the Silver Screen

12th September 2019

Cornwall offers spectacular coastal views, awe inspiring scenery and breathtaking backdrops, making it a favourite location of both big budget films and the small screen. Combine the county’s vast dramatic landscapes with its cosy quaint villages, winding cobbled streets and sheltered harbours, and it’s a film maker’s dream.

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