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Where to Avoid the Cornwall Crowds

Duchy Holidays 5th August 2015

At Duchy Holidays we like to offer a variety of options to you, catering for all our valued customers’ different needs and holiday requirements. That includes everyone from the fun, sun and surf seekers coming to experience Newquay and check out the surf to those preferring a picturesque village stay, such as our self catering holidays in St. Agnes. We’ve got it covered.

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Cornish Pirates: Myths vs. Reality

9th July 2015

Pirates! The word may conjure an image of Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean, but it’s not all fiction – and some of it happened on these very shores. The tales are often exaggerated, romanticised and blown out of proportion, but at the core there’s some very interesting – and true – stories.

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Keep 'Em Entertained: Great Days Out In Cornwall

9th June 2015

Located in the South West of England, the county of Cornwall is best known for its magnificent coastline and stunning beaches. And in addition to it's beautiful scenery there's also plenty to see and do, as Cornwall boasts an extensive range of interesting and unique days out. There are activities to suit every kind of holiday maker, from gardening and wildlife enthusiasts to family adventure days out. As a company who specialise in providing high quality and affordable holiday cottages in Perranporth, we have a lot of ideas for wonderful days out in our beautiful county and have put together a guide to some of the places that are well worth a visit when holidaying down here.

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Going For a Ride: Cornwall’s Most Beautiful Scenic Drives

4th June 2015

Cornwall is a favourite holiday destination due to its stunning landscapes, beautiful beaches, quintessential fishing harbours, and good food and drink. Many prefer to explore the place on foot, which is understandable as you wouldn’t want to miss an inch of this incredibly beautiful place. However, exploring by foot means that a lot of places on the outer routes are often forgotten about.

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