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Great reads set in Cornwall

6th September 2019

You’ve packed your clothes, checked the directions, and remembered your toothbrush. All that’s left to do is choose your holiday reading! If you’re planning lazy days reading on a Cornish beach, or curled up in your holiday accommodation looking out to the Atlantic Ocean, how about matching your reading material to the local environment?

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Explore Cornwall's Must-See Destinations

20th August 2019

Cornwall has been the nation’s favourite holiday destination for decades and its beautiful coastal scenery regularly appears on TV, including a starring role in the current series of Poldark. Most people come here for the beautiful golden beaches, but there are also picturesque fishing villages, sub-tropical gardens, rugged moorland, soaring cliffs and historic sites of interest.

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Best Things to do in Cornwall this Spring

15th March 2019

Springtime is often the best time for a holiday or short break in Cornwall. As the sun starts to shine, the sea warms up and the flowers and foliage wake from their winter slumber, the county literally springs back to life. It can be incredibly beautiful and also peacefully quiet before the busy summer season kicks in. If you want quiet beaches, sparkling scenery and the run of attractions and early season events - spring is the time to come.

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All about Perranporth

12th July 2018

As Perranporth Tourist Information Centre is run from Duchy Holidays’ offices, there are some questions that we notice coming up time and again. So we thought we’d put together a handy guide to FAQs for those of you coming on holiday here. We hope it helps answer some of the queries you have as you prepare for your holiday!

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Seven of the Best Gardens in Cornwall

18th May 2018

When it comes to gardens, Cornwall has its fair share of horticultural attractions. From the world famous Eden Project to hidden gems such as the Japanese Garden, Cornwall has many lush and beautiful gardens to explore and experience. Thanks to a relatively warm climate, Cornwall has the perfect environment for many exotic plants as well as an abundance of native species.

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Spring in Cornwall

29th March 2018

Cornwall is a beautiful place to visit all year round, but we think Spring is a particularly special season. Before the craziness of the summer crowds, the Cornish coast is a haven for a relaxing holiday. The flowers are opening, the evenings drawing out, and with any luck the sun will be shining! Here are just some of the reasons to visit in the springtime…

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