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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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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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