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his month, to get you in the mood for the warmer months ahead, from walking to wakeboarding, cycling to swimming, we take a look at some of the best outdoor adventure companies in Cornwall. Whether it’s thrills and spills you’re after, or a delicious coffee by the sea while the kids set to making a splash, Cornwall has something to get the whole family outdoors. On page 87, we celebrate one of ritain’s finest foodie traditions, introducing you to just a few of our favourite Cornish afternoon tea experiences. As usual, we also take a look at the works available from some of the county’s finest artists and galleries (page 72), before revealing some of the Duchy’s best stays by the sea (page 76). Then, on page 80, we have some incredible prizes up for grabs, including a Cornish break or two! All of this, plus our usual array of luxury property, interior ideas and foodie delights – in short, everything you need to make the most of Cornwall as we look forward to the season ahead.

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•EXPERIENCE• O W N I N G A LU X U RY H O L I DAY LO D G E I N C O R N WA L L Imagine what it would be like to own a beautiful, comfortable getaway that you can retreat to whenever you want, across a full 12-month season. With its spectacular coastal location, Seaview Lodges is a tempting prospect indeed, and with fantastic facilities as well, there really is a lot on offer for potential owners. Relax with a good book or soak up the sun around the pool while you replenish and unwind. Quiet days for couples, non-stop fun for the family or a laugh and a chat with new and old friends – it’s all here waiting, whenever the mood takes you.


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Enjoy a stay at The Headland Hotel Discover the new season trends A wild wander at Cardinham Woods A hearty recipe from Riverford Raise your glass to provenance Love Baker Tom’s loaves Discover delicate botanicals Unique and relaxing shopping Cornwall will never forget 50 years of conservation


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What does travelling

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We catch up with Wanderlust Travel Agent, Tina Nottle, who tells us: “Last year I visited Cambodia. I absolutely loved it! They have so little compared to us, yet they find joy in everything, embracing each day with unashamed glee. While standing under a gushing waterfall, I felt a massive sense of freedom. I thought: ‘How did a girl from a tiny Cornish village get to be standing under a waterfall in a Cambodian jungle?’ If there’s somewhere you have dreamt of visiting, it’s possible, travel is all-inclusive, and you set your own limitations! Tina’s aim is to fulfil people’s dreams and enable them to have unforgettable experiences just like this.

For more information email wanderlusttravelagent@yahoo.com or visit tinan.wanderer

New wedding and conference space at Budock Vean Hotel If you’re looking for somewhere different for your next board meeting, conference or team away day – the exciting new function space at the Budock Vean Hotel near Falmouth is just the ticket. With floor to ceiling windows that reveal views across the gardens and golf course as well as the latest Audio Visual set up, there’s plenty of light and space to get the creative juices flowing. There are also break out spaces and on-site activities including golf, kayaking and tennis, providing a full day of team building. This fantastic new space is also ideal for weddings and private celebration parties for up to 80 guests. Set in 65 acres of gardens and woodland

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The huge rise in holidaymakers looking for unique experiences and unusual places to stay looks set to continue. Quirky spaces such as treehouses, yurts, shepherd huts, houseboats and eco-pods are very much in demand with the latest Airbnb research showing year on year increases at 85-110%. For owners who think their space is too unusual or not available for enough of the year to let via an agency, List Assisters are there to help. For getting a property listed online, handling bookings and guests or even arranging housekeeping, you pick which tasks you’d like help with and they jump in.

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Polurrian on the Lizard Situated atop the cliffs on Cornwall’s south coast, Polurrian on the Lizard immediately promotes a sense of uplifting wellbeing. Gaze out to sea and enjoy the fresh air from the moment you arrive. Then, why not book on to one of the new Vinyasa and Yin Yoga classes, taking place every Thursday and Saturday morning? What better way to clear your head and approach the day with calm clarity. The hotel is also introducing swimming lessons, run by a fully ualified instructor, who will be offering one-to-one lessons or group sessions, in either the indoor pool or outdoor cliff-top heated pool. If you’re after something a little more adventurous then take to the coast with

Lizard Adventure and get stuck into kayaking, coasteering, paddle boarding and rock climbing. As well as all of these brilliant activities, the social calendar at Polurrian is also growing for the summer season, promoting mental wellbeing with fun events for all the family. With Woodfired Sessions taking place on Sunday afternoons, featuring free live music where you can sit back and relax in the Vista, enjoying a tipple from the bar whilst listening to local artists perform to the backdrop of ocean and headland – make sure to keep an eye on the Polurrian website and social media for Woodfired Session updates! Whether you’re a guest or just visiting for the day, Polurrian on the Lizard offers a range of events and classes for everyone’s enjoyment. For more information call 01326 240421 or visit www.polurrianhotel.com

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It’s been 12 months since Rebellion Roast House & Moonshine Bar opened in Newquay, and what a success it’s been so far! Holidaymakers and locals alike have been enjoying the team’s relaxed atmosphere, chilled tunes, heady moonshine cocktails and delicious roasted meat stacks. Looking ahead to 2019, Pentewan Valley near St Austell will see the opening of an all new, bigger-than-ever Rebellion, carrying on the same mix of what has made Newquay’s so successful. Situated on the newly developed Sun Valley Holiday Park, the new restaurant is set to open early June, just in time for summer sundowners. So, if you fancy experiencing some moonshine chic and amazing cocktails, or are looking for a new way to satisfy that sharp sea-air appetite, take it from us, a trip to Rebellion in Newquay or St Austell comes highly recommended! For more information call 01637 878334 or visit www.rebellionroasthouse.co.uk

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News & views What makes Alfred Smith & Son different? First and foremost, the company is the oldest independent furniture retailer in the country, now into its fifth generation of serving west Cornwall and beyond. Offering a wide range of upholstery, dining, bedroom and occasional furniture, carpets, curtains, blinds and fabrics – where you can even buy the elusive curtain hook! All products are personally sourced from leading manufacturers as well as less known ones; the aim is to offer you the perfect solutions to furnish your home in an individual style to suit you. Even offering to help develop holiday homes into desirable residences for those who don’t live permanently in Cornwall. We hear from owner Sue Calvert who tells us: “We are passionate about what we do, the service we strive to give and are always available to give advice.”

For more information call 01736 363134 or visit www.alfred-smith.co.uk

Escape to St Ives is a family run, self-catering Letting Agency that prides itself in providing quality accommodation for the perfect holiday experience. St Ives is a world-renowned holiday destination that never fails to delight visitors. The exceptional quality of light has inspired countless artists including: Barbara Hepworth, Alfred Wallis and Christopher Wood, to name just a few! And there are a plethora of art galleries, including the Tate St Ives to explore.

Bringing quality lighting to Cornwall Truro Lighting is proud to announce that Original BTC is the latest brand to be represented at their Truro showrooms. The well-known and loved British brand offers a diverse and unique range of lighting, all of which draw inspiration from Britain’s rich post industrialisation history, as well as incorporating modern tastes and trends with the very latest innovative designs. Lamps such as the Titan pendant (shown) and London table lamp are rich in the classic style, which is currently so popular. The lamps are also handmade and manufactured in the UK using the best quality, raw materials and centuries old techniques that still look just as good today as when they were first introduced.

Find your dream St Ives getaway with Escape to St Ives

The picturesque area bordering the harbour allows visitors to step back in time and reflect on St Ives’ fishing heritage, and magnificent award-winning beaches ring the town; offering visitors the chance to participate in various water sport activities including surfing, boat trips, fishing and swimming. Escape to St Ives offers a fantastic range of properties, enabling you to choose the perfect base for your stay. For more information call 01872 560500 or visit www.stylehome.co.uk

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News & views Lighting that suits your mood with Holdcroft Lighting You may have heard about sunlight making you happier and reducing symptoms of depression, but did you know that the same can be said for artificial light With variations of light heightening or lowering emotions, even going as far as affecting the way we eat. And in regards to how light affects eating speed, in general, we eat slower and consume less food in restaurants with softer, dimmer lighting; researchers believe this is because softer lighting may make us less alert and more relaxed. We hear from Holdcroft Lighting owner Haley who tells us: “Here at Holdcroft Lighting, we can arrange a visit to your home or business to help you design the perfect lighting for you and your emotions.”

For more information call 01288 350627 or visit www.holdcroftlighting.co.uk

Full steam ahead for railway volunteers This is a special year for the Bodmin Wenford Railway as marks years of operation as a heritage railway. Run by a dedicated group of enthusiasts and volunteers, the railway team is always eager to hear from those keen to get involved. Volunteers are involved in all aspects of operating the railway, no prior experience is necessary – the railway will provide full training where appropriate and there is no minimum commitment requirement. If you would like to embrace a new, fun, social and rewarding past-time, pop into Bodmin General Station or book a place on the upcoming volunteer open day, st June, where you’ll be given a behind-the-scenes tour of the railway and have an opportunity to meet and chat with existing volunteers. For more information please call 01208 73555 or email enquiries@bodminrailway.co.uk

What companionship support means Live-in companionship care is a lifestyle choice for many who love their independence but wish to remain at home with more support. Here is what just one of Bluebird Care’s clients has to say about their live-in companion: “I think Gill is a very extraordinary person, how she treats someone. She wants to know you’re comfortable, and if you want something to eat or drink, or if you want to go for a walk, and that’s nice. She brightens my day, and also brightens my life. I look forward to seeing her.” Bluebird Care are rated ‘Overall Outstanding’ by CQC and offer fully trained live-in care professionals for companionship at home, to support independence and bring peace of mind. Companions have their own bedroom and allow you space, sharing your life as much as you need. For more information call 01872 276006 or email midcornwall@bluebirdcare.co.uk

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mmerse yourself in our new Kitchen and Bathroom Showroom at Tamar Trading in Bodmin. We are one of Cornwall’s leading independent Builders’ Merchants, offering a great service and wide range of products to retail customers, DIY enthusiasts and to the trade. We’ve gathered together a collection of beautiful kitchens and bathrooms, ready for you to explore and experience. Talk to our designers about the perfect kitchen or bathroom for your home and choose from both contemporary and classic styles, which offer great quality at a price that’s as appealing as the designs themselves. Visit our showrooms to see for yourself, call us to arrange an appointment or visit our website for more information.

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Selling your home? Presentation is key! According to the team at My Place in Cornwall, whilst the property you are selling might be your current home, potential buyers are looking at it as though it’s theirs. Your familiarity with your property could be your downfall when it comes to overlooking the basics. This is why the My Place team suggest walking through your property as though you’ve never been there before. Look at everything, from carpets to walls, and be super critical. Spring is the time to get outside and trim the lawn, weed the garden and sweep the driveway. Inside – remove stains and scuffs from carpets and walls, clean the windows and put away those outdated accessories.

Whilst you needn’t replace everything with new, when your home looks clean, tidy and stain-free, you’re removing factors that a buyer may find off-putting. For more information call 01208 813874 or visit www.myplaceincornwall.co.uk

Updating your bathroom? Based in Newlyn, Interiora specialises in bathrooms, tiles, flooring and doors, providing the full service from design and consultation, right the way through to supply and installation. Even if you already have a fitter in mind or are planning on installing yourself, this exemplary family run business offers a supply-only service, meaning you can pop in and make the most of the friendly team’s expert advice, before having the items delivered to your door. The best part is, if you live on the Penwith peninsula or in the surrounding areas, delivery is free! From an aspirational range of bathrooms and wetrooms, to a grand assortment of tiles and a comprehensive display of vinyl flooring; if you’re updating your home and determined to achieve that ‘wow’ factor that promises to be the envy of

Working together in support of young lives Cornish healthcare charity Cornwall Hospice Care recently hosted a round table event for healthcare professionals caring for teenagers and young adults in the county who have advanced and incurable illnesses. The group included representatives from the charity and from Children’s Hospice South West (Little Harbour), the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust and the Cornwall Foundation Trust. The idea was to take a multidisciplinary approach to the subject so delegates included doctors, specialist nurses, counsellors, physiotherapists and occupational therapists. Cornwall Hospice Care Consultant Dr Jane Gibbins invited Dr Amelia Stockley, Consultant in Palliative Medicine at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, to facilitate the event in her role with the action group, Together For Short Lives.

your guests, you can be sure that Interiora has something to suit your home project.

The group discussed current working practices and plans to operate seamlessly in the future to ensure the very best level of care for teenagers and young adults in Cornwall who have a terminal illness.

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Opera on a summer’s eve at Trevince Designed and planted more than 200 years ago in the wealthy mining heart of Cornwall, the estate gardens at Trevince are now open Friday to Sunday for you to discover and be part of the new story. In addition to exploring the gardens, Trevince is hosting a variety of events and workshops throughout the year. Experience an evening of al fresco opera in the gardens on Sunday 30th June. Bring family and friends for a fantastic evening of heart-warming and hilarious opera excerpts and scenes performed by Intimate Opera, a small and perfectly formed local group of professional singers who tour the south west. Tickets

are £35 per person, which includes a complimentary glass of fi . isit the website for more information on events and workshops at Trevince. For more information visit @ trevinceestate or www.trevince.co.uk

Sleep easy with Sweet Dreamzzz Sweet Dream has been overwhelmed with the outstanding success of its newest range of recyclable beds. The manufacturer takes its responsibility to nature very seriously striving to achieve a ‘ ero to landfill’ uota across the entire range of beds and mattresses. The company also has a solar powered factory, sources many materials locally to help reduce O2 emissions, has a 24-acre woodland, and uses environmental friendly fabric with no chemical treatments. By stocking this range, the Sweet Dream team emphasise how passionate they are to take action, especially in a county as beautiful as Cornwall, to help make moves towards a greener economy. Head down to the showroom in Penryn and see for yourself how you could be helping to save the planet while sleeping on the range of 100%

Reinvigorate your bedroom The Cornish Bed Company creates bespoke, handmade metal beds that will completely transform the look and feel of your bedroom. The team is offering a 15% discount off its entire website range, exclusively for readers of Cornwall Living. From rustic loft living to a chic French apartment, the company’s range of bed frames look spectacular in any room, and are built to provide a lifetime of great sleep. The talented team of craftsmen at its foundry in the heart of Cornwall use traditional techniques championed by their ictorian forefathers. Each bed frame is crafted using molten inc, which is hand-poured into cast moulds, and authenticated with a serial number, creating a unique product for every customer.

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News & views Hospitality and tech:

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With idyllic beaches, picturesque harbours, and an abundance of holiday cottages, campsites and glamping, according to Anytime Booking, Cornwall is still the UK’s number one holiday destination. What’s more, it has a vibrant and growing tech scene! Put the two together and you have all the potential you need for occupancy growth. Whatever your holiday business, you can make use of the talented web development, drone, 3D tour and videography businesses in Cornwall. Anytime’s anessa Glessop tells us Add an online booking system to that list! If you’re thinking of buying into the accommodation market, or already own property and want

to do things your way, we can help you achieve great things. Founded and thriving in Cornwall, we power direct bookings to your door, automate guest communication and help you build a loyal customer base.” Interested? Be sure to make an appointment with the team at their Helston headquarters. For more information call 01326 574660 or visit www.anytimebooking.co.uk

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at HarSPA St Ives St Ives Harbour Hotel’s HarSPA is a place where, from the moment you walk in, you enter a world of pampering, luxurious treatments and tranquillity. For those seeking renewal and revival, this luxury spa features four treatment rooms, a swimming pool, hydrotherapy pool, sauna, steam room and a sea-facing al fresco sun terrace. For shaping up and feeling great, there’s even a compact fitness suite with a selection of machines! HarSPA has partnered with leading luxury spa brand ESPA to bring you the highest quality spa treatments, administered by the spa’s specially trained therapists. ESPA combine holistic therapies with modern-day techniques, using only the purest natural ingredients.

What’s more, the HarSPA team have created their very own bespoke treatment and product range, using products with naturally sourced marine elements and botanicals to immerse mind, body and skin in purity and calm. For more information call 01736 795221 or email stives.spa@harbourhotels.co.uk

The team at Merchants and Makers are passionate about the fabrics they sell and the bespoke soft furnishings that they create. We ask if they have any tips to help manage the seasonal transition from winter to summer and how to use this time to look after our curtains. We create a lot of hand-finished, interlined curtains which are fabulous during the winter months – cosy and cocooning as they shut out the winter cold,” says Merchant and Makers Partner, Alan. However, we’re seeing a new seasonal trend where heavy drapes in reception rooms are swapped for light filtering sheers during the summer months, making the most of the light that we’ve craved all winter. This has a practical element too, as it provides an opportunity to refresh winter curtains with airing, cleaning and any repairs. It also helps reduce sun damage… so it’s a win-win!” For more information call 01566 785763 or visit www.merchantsandmakers.co.uk

Escape to the country at Bodrugan Barton Introducing the award-winning KinetIQue With a sterling reputation for providing Jewellery, creators the IQ Diamond superb glamping in of Cornwall via their – a ground breaking, unique, lab-grown stunning Wigwams® wooden cabins, diamond that hasisput this ethical Cornish Bodrugan Barton also home to fabulous company oncottages, the map.sleeping up to eight. self-catering Fully ethicalyears and confl ict free,has thealso I Diamond For several Bodrugan liaised is themany socially forwho today’s with artresponsible and textilestone tutors, bring sociallyof responsible buyer, beingto the most groups enthusiastic learners use the diamond-like gem in nearly The accommodation and stretchevery theiraspect. creative IQ is tougher, brighter andstudio more affordable imaginations in the site’s space. In than natural meaning you canSally have a addition to alldiamond, of this, this year, owners bigger, stonethat without theoffer Earth. and Timbrighter are thrilled theycosting can now a


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Discover how watersports

can benefit your mental health The benefits of throwing yourself into new activities, pushing yourself beyond your comfort zone and meeting new people are countless. Water sports, especially, have an incredible influence on mental health. Embracing the lesser-known element of water and overcoming any fears you may have, quite simply, feels amazing. Kernow Adventure Park owner, Alex Sly, has experienced the positive effects of getting involved in water sports first-hand. He tells us: “After my mum died in 2013, getting in the water, whether on a wakeboard, boat, or diving, was what really helped me and it’s something that we strive to promote here at Kernow Adventure Park. When people visit the park we want them to escape from day-to-day stresses and walk away having had the time of their lives.” The Kernow Adventure Park team has been hand-selected for their positivity; all instructors are trained lifeguards and promote a friendly and fun environment, motivating and inspiring you to make the most of the activities available. There really is nothing better than scrambling around the aqua park, slipping and sliding through the assault course with family and friends;

adults will feel like kids again and kids will feel like they can conquer anything after braving the big slide or flying into the air from the launch pad! “The most rewarding thing is to know that we are having a positive influence on other people’s lives, says Alex. “Watersports in general can help you get through some really tough times, it certainly helped me and my main aim is that Kernow Adventure Park will help other people too, both for building confidence in the water and becoming part of a fun and supportive community.” For more information email info@kernowadventurepark.com or visit www.kernowadventurepark.com

Capture a piece of the ocean “Easter weekend was incredible, waves breaking everywhere in Cornwall, and not a cloud in the sky! What better time for me to get out of the galleries, jump into my ocean o ce, and go on a surf photography adventure!” says Waves Gallery owner, Mike Lacey. Exploring more of Cornwall’s coastline and getting those blue-sky shots ready for the summer season, Mike tells us I finally made it out to some little known coves around the south and north coast that I’ve been wanting to photograph for a while. They certainly didn’t disappoint, the water was Caribbeanblue, crystal-clear, surprisingly warm and teaming with wildlife too, I lost count of the seal greetings I had!” With the summer season kicking off in style, Mike will be getting both galleries in Porthleven and Falmouth stocked with all his latest images, so be sure to pop along and check them out. For more information call 01326 368369 or visit www.wavesgallery.co.uk

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Get summer ready with Slickers Dogs are vulnerable to various heat related problems during hot spells, from heatstroke to burned paws, not to mention other seasonal environmental issues such as pesticides and the dreaded tick season. Heatstroke can happen rapidly and be fatal, so it’s vital to ensure that your dog is kept cool and well ventilated during hot spells of weather and, of course, hydrated too. Elderly or sick pets are even more vulnerable to it’s important to watch out for signs of overheating: panting heavily, deep rapid breathing, pale/dry gums, intensive drooling.

Make summer

holiday memories Perched on the hillside with panoramic coastal views is the wonderful, five star, family owned Wooda Farm Holiday Park. Located in the pretty seaside town of Bude on Cornwall’s dramatic north coast, Wooda Farm is surrounded by soft golden sandy beaches, perfect for long summer days by the sea.

Here are Slickers’ top three products for keeping your dog looking and feeling cool this summer: Cool Coats have helped dogs with illnesses that cause breathing di culties in the heat and has saved lives. They can be worn 24/7, help prevent panting and moderate breathing, therefore relieving stress. Thermal imager testing showed that Cool Coats can help an already over-heated dog reduce its temperature to normal between five and ten minutes.

If the pavement is too hot for your bare feet then it’s most likely burning your dog’s paws too. Slickers stock dog boots with strong-grip soles that are hard wearing and protect little paws from all sorts of dangerous elements all year round. Finally, Doggles; yes we know, they may look like a gimmick but your dog’s eyes are as sensitive as ours and they’re closer to the ground, making them more vulnerable to sand and grit (which incidentally can be very costly should it cause a visit to the vet), as well as the sun’s UV rays. Your dog’s health and wellbeing is a priority for Slickers Doghouse – visit in store or online to see the full range of summer safe products. For more information call 07917 005071 or visit www.slickersdoghouse.co.uk

Spend your days soaking up the warmth of the rays, splash in the natural sea pool on Summerleaze beach, stroll along the coast path, catch endless waves on the incoming swell, seek some shade in the onsite bluebell woodland, or spend some time beside the fishing lake. Providing you with the chance to reconnect with nature and loved ones in this stunning location. So, if you want to create memories that will last a lifetime then book your summer holiday to Wooda, because trust us, it’s so much more than a holiday park. For more information call 01288 352069 or visit www.wooda.co.uk

Moor up on our pontoons, dive into award-winning food then join us for a cocktail or two. This is the Cornish lifestyle at is best. www.greenbank-hotel.co.uk | 01326 312440 Harbourside Falmouth Cornwall TR11 2SR


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Realise your dream interior with Tileworld What better way to welcome in the summer season than by realising the home of your dreams? Whether you’re looking for mosaics, glass, wall or floor tiles, the team at Tileworld are always on hand and happy to help. With 35 years’ experience in the industry and with knowledge of all the latest trends, they can ensure you make the best and most informed choice to suit your interior scheme, be it ultra-modern or timeless and traditional. So, if you’d like to see in the summer with a gorgeous new interior, be sure to pop into Tileworld and discover the stunning collections on offer in store.

Introducing ASI Surfing and SUP education for instructors

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Change your career or gain extra income by becoming an ASI ualified surfing or stand up paddle boarding (SUP) instructor. ASI is the world’s international governing body for instructors and schools with its head o ce in ondi beach, and o ces in Hayle on Cornwall’s north coast. ASI instructor courses are recognised as the world’s finest and are delivered in Cornwall, across the UK and worldwide. Work in Cornwall or travel the world; with ASI you’ll love your role as an instructor. You can also become an ASI-accredited surf or SUP school, with ASI offering the world’s leading school accreditation scheme and regulations to ensure safe and quality operations. Find instructor courses and ASI schools on the ASI website.

Situated at the head of the Helford river in Gweek, The Black Swan Inn provides the perfect haven to retreat to after a day spent on the water or exploring the nearby attractions. Whether you’ve hopped off your kayak or boat, or are simply passing through, it’s well worth a visit on any Cornish itinerary. The family-friendly country pub serves fresh food and seafood specials daily, using locally sourced produce. They also stock a great selection of local ales and wines and there’s a beer garden perfect for soaking up the sun on those warm summer days. Make sure to check out the Facebook page for regular updates on live music and pub quiz events! For more information call 01326 221502 or visit Black Swan Gweek Inn

For more information call 01736 756884 or visit www.academyofsurfing.com

Looking for home inspiration? If you’re looking for a unique gift or interior design help, then visit Cream Cornwall and be inspired. The shops in Falmouth and St Ives are the perfect showcase for the Cream Cornwall range. You’ll find a large collection of unique products, designed and manufactured by company owners, Rebecca and Alison, including fabrics and paint with a Cornish twist, as well as bone china dinnerware, their bestselling lampshades and cushions, plus an array of products for the kitchen.

The duo also design and source beautiful collections from around the world, ensuring their customers always have new products to inspire them. What’s more, if you need some help choosing an interior scheme for your home, be sure to make use of a free one-hour interiors consultation with Jen, who will help you create your dream coastal home! To find out more about Cream Cornwall’s distinctive homewares, head to the website. For more information call 01326 450811 or visit www.creamcornwall.co.uk


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The Cornish Arms, Pendoggett Proud owners of this superb establishment between Port Isaac and Tintagel, Geoff and Karen Dennison ensure a warm welcome awaits all those who pay this pre-16th century pub a visit, including dogs!

Discover the science

behind the storms In a timely reminder of the real world impact of natural disasters, ShelterBox opened a new exhibition called ‘Hurricanes, Cyclones and Typhoons’, just as a real cyclone hit southern Africa. The Cornish disaster relief charity opened the exhibition in early April and a ShelterBox team arrived in Africa the same week, responding to the devastating floods caused by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. So far, ShelterBox has distributed essential household items and shelter to around 2,000 households who lost their homes to the floodwaters. Open until November 2019, the new exhibition at ShelterBox Visitor Centre in Truro explains the science behind the storms and the devastating effects of the winds, with stories from ShelterBox’s many responses around the world. There’s a new family friendly Weather Lab, with science experiments to try and a family hurricane challenge to complete. You can also keep up to date with ShelterBox’s responses around the world. For more information call 01872 302600 or visit www.shelterbox.org

Superbly located for a pit stop after exploring the local area, the Cornish Arms offers freshly prepared, traditional pub food, made, wherever possible, with local ingredients. Served every lunchtime and evening, the menu is complemented by a wide selection of over 105 gins from Cornwall and beyond, as well as a variety of Cornish beers, lagers and ciders.

There’s something here to suit every taste, and you can even top it off with a comfortable night’s sleep in one of the seven en-suite rooms – something you may well need after an evening of gin tasting! For more information call 01208 880335 or visit www.cornisharmspendoggett.co.uk

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summer al fresco While away sunny afternoons and enjoy uninterrupted views of the Camel Estuary at St Enodoc Hotel Restaurant, a hidden treasure in an undiscovered corner of Rock. The hotel restaurant champions all that is fresh, seasonal and local, providing a wonderful spot to relax, dine and drink, where coastal heritage meets sailing chic. Porthilly oysters, mussels and the catch of the day from local fishing boats feature on the impressive menu, with homereared lamb, pork and beef dishes providing an equally tempting option. On a warm afternoon, we recommend long lunches, sundowners on the terrace, or a buzzing dinner and drinks under the stars.

To find out more about this superb retreat on the north coast, including the restaurant, rooms, spa and its new dog-friendly status, turn to page 62. For more information call 01208 863394 or visit www.enodoc-hotel.co.uk

Is your home safe and secure? Located in Penzance, Longrock Windows is a family run company offering a comprehensive range of doors and windows tailored to suit Cornwall’s unique environment. Doors are fully enforced with a triple-sealed outer frame and multi-point locking system – approved by locksmiths, British Standards and even the Police. Company owner, Stuart Morrison, tells us: “Our composite and uPVC doors range from simple and functional to absolutely exceptional, available in a

variety of colours – we can even provide a bespoke colour service if you’re looking for something more specific. Whether you’re looking for composite doors made up of different materials, uPVC doors or bi-fold doors to make the most of those coastal views, Longrock Windows has a solution to suit you and your home. For more information call 01736 363113 or visit www.longrockwindows.co.uk


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ADVENTURES For those looking to set aside their smartphone and engage their adventurous side, from coast to countryside, Cornwall is one big playground!

é ABOVE Explore crystal clear waters with Cornish Rock Tors ì INSET

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t’s that time of year again – the sun is out and Cornwall’s coastline and countryside have come to life with the bloom of spring and the promise of summer. What better time to get outside? This month, in order to help you make the most of this special time of year, we take a quick look at just some of the adventurous offerings available around the Duchy. So grab your diary, take a seat and prepare to start filling out your spring and summer itinerary. We’ll start off gently, for those of you looking to ease your way into an active summer lifestyle. It’s been a long winter and as they say, it’s important to stretch! To loosen up those still-stiff muscles, we recommend lacing up your boots and enjoying one of Cornwall’s innumerable walks. Whether your preference is coast or countryside, wetland or woodland, there’s plenty to be explored in our beloved county. Being based in Porthleven, we here at Cornwall Living are well poised to offer some top walking tips and, as we too need to shake off the winter chill, we’ll start with a couple of routes close to home. One of my personal favourites is the two-mile circular route around Godolphin Hill. Starting off in the reception/tea room of Godolphin estate, it isn’t long before you find yourself at the crown the hill, gazing in one direction towards St Michael’s Mount and in the other, to St Ives Bay. It’s like looking down at a map! Another wonderful route is the ‘Plantations and Parkland’

walk around Penrose estate, between Helston and Porthleven. Commanding a staggering acreage of parkland, much of which enjoys views of Loe Pool – Cornwall’s largest natural freshwater lake and a Site of Special Scientific Interest – this moderate walk of around 1.5 miles is a pleasure for those who like immersing themselves in nature. To find out more about these routes and to discover more of Cornwall’s best summer strolls, visit nationaltrust.org.uk/lists/walking-incornwall Now that you’re feeling limber, it’s time to mount up. Cornwall is a cyclist’s paradise, with countless coastal routes, winding country roads and off-road trails catering to cyclists of all abilities and disciplines. Perhaps you’re staying in north Cornwall with the family? If so, the Camel Trail, leading around the Camel Estuary from Wadebridge should certainly be in your to-do list. You can hire everything you’ll need for the trail from Bridge Bike Hire (bridgebikehire.co.uk). What’s more, the team offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy the trail via the evening rides – a good chance to gain a different perspective of this beautiful hotspot of nature, with dramatic sunsets serving as a backdrop. Perhaps you’ve opted to stay well away from the crowds, but still want to make the most of Cornwall on two wheels? If so, the team at Go ByCycle (cornwallbikehire.co.uk) can deliver hire bikes to you, wherever you are in the Duchy. They can even deliver to you directly on arrival, so you can be mounted and away, as soon as you’re off the train! This year, the Go ByCycle has invested heavily in


DISCOVER MORE Take relaxed cycling to a whole new level with ICE Trikes. Based in Falmouth, this superb company makes recumbent trikes that make exploring Cornwall a truly incredible experience. Fancy winning a ICE Trike Riding Experience for two with a stay at Falmouth’s Greenbank Hotel? Simply head to www.cornwall-living. co.uk/competitions and enter this exciting prize draw!

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DISCOVER MORE For those who want to delve beneath the waves and discover Cornwall underwater, Kennack Diving, based on the Lizard, can make that dream come true. Mainland Britain’s most southerly dive centre, Kennack Diving offers a range of PADI courses, with more than 10 years of local diving experience to help make your Cornish adventure truly memorable. www.kennackdiving.co.uk

é ì ABOVE Head to Marazion for windsurfing with the Hoxton Special, or hit the park at Retallack Resort and Spa


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some serious electric bikes. These are more than capable of making even the steepest Cornish hill a relaxing ride, perfect for anyone looking to explore the county at their own pace. There’s also a range of road, touring and family bikes, and the team have lots of suggestions if you’re looking for routes to suit your ability. Now that you’ve dusted off the cobwebs and allowed the weather to warm just that little bit more, you’re probably feeling like cooling off. How better to do so than a day spent on (or in) the water? There are a whole host of activities for kids and adults alike to get stuck into, with businesses dotted around the coastline to help you make the most of them. Lizard Adventure (lizardadventure.co.uk), for instance, allows you to have a go at stand up paddle boarding (SUP), coasteering, kayaking and climbing, also running survival skill sessions and offering equipment hire. They recently opened a new site in Hayle too, where you can have a guided trip or lesson on kayaks and stand up paddle boards, or hire one and head out on your own path. These include the ‘Mega-Sup’, which fits up to eight adults and is great for parties! Just down the coast in Porthleven you’ll find Vertical Blue Adventures (verticalblue.co.uk), offering SUP lessons and hire, guided kayak tours and exciting multi-day adventures, tailored to you. These can include kayaking, wild swimming, shelter building, fires and foraging, as well as moonlit paddle boarding and exploring the coastline on foot. Heading down the coast, sitting opposite St Michael’s Mount at Mara ion, you’ll find The

Hoxton Special (thehoxtonspecial.com). With amazing views of the mount, this exciting venue is perfect for water sports and coffee lovers alike. Putting to use the abandoned lifeguarding hut, just along from the station house car park, visitors here can make the most of S P rental, kitesurfing lessons and yoga classes, all with the best coffee on the beach waiting when you finish. On choppier days when the ocean doesn’t quite have the same appeal, you’ll be pleased to know that you can still make a splash. There are a number of freshwater venues around Cornwall, with an array of activities to help you and yours make holiday memories. Kernow Adventure Park (kernowadventurepark.com), for instance, is a reclaimed, flooded uarry offering activities that include assault courses, open water swimming, even wakeboarding! Find out more on page 20. Similarly, Retallack Resort (ariaresorts. co.uk/retallack-resort) near St Columb Major boasts aquatic fun in spades. Imagine a huge, ‘Total Wipeout’ style aqua park, water zorbs and SUP, not to mention the Flowrider – delivering perfect, easy-toride waves, whatever the weather. All of this, plus luxurious, selfcatering

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DISCOVER MORE Cornwall Underground Adventures is the county’s first and only authentic guided mine exploration experience, offering you a thrilling underground experience and a rare insight into an industry that has very much shaped the Cornish landscape. www.cornwallunderground. co.uk

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accommodation and a spa – if you’ve been looking for the perfect, all-in-one adventure holiday, Retallack Resort could well be the one. Another superb company that takes shelter from the breakers of the coast is Camel Ski School, operating on the beautiful Camel Estuary. As the name suggests, Camel Ski School (camelskischool.com), which is headed up by Charlie (camelskischool.com Toogood, gives kids and adults alike the chance to try their hand at waterskiing. But that’s certainly not all. On the calm waters of the estuary, if you’re really feeling like pushing the boat out, why not try wakeboarding or even wakesurfing Charlie tells us Wakesurfing is an addictive and exhilarating combination of surfing and wakeboarding. asically it’s like surfing an endless wave, and it’s a huge amount of fun! Head further still up the north coast, towards Port Isaac and the neighbouring Port Gaverne, and you’ll find Cornish Rock Tors (cornishrocktors.com) and the team’s recently launched venture, Cornish Swim Tors. Between them, these sister ventures offer visitors guided group or private swims and open water training sessions, great for anybody wanting to swim in nature, whatever their goals. They also run coasteering sessions, SUP and sea kayaking, making Cornish Rock Tors one of the best all round on-the-water adventure companies on the north coast, one you should definitely look up! Finally, it wouldn’t be an adventure holiday in Cornwall if you didn’t at least have a go at surfing, especially seeing as the Duchy is home to some of the best surf breaks in the world. Enlist with St Ives Surf School (stivessurfschool.co.uk) and you’ll quickly catch the bug, learning from some of the country’s best, most innovative and progressive surfers! Right in the heart of St Ives on the stunning, Blue Flag Porthmeor beach, learning to surf with this school is a great way to maximize your trip to this must-visit seaside town, especially when you realise that the team offers SUP, coasteering and kayaking too! Alternatively, if you’re hoping to base your stay in and around ew uay, why not blend your surfing lessons with a luxurious stay at the Headland Hotel, situated above Fistral beach Turn to page to find out more. If you’re staying further up the coast near Bude, then Outdoor Adventure (outdooradventure.co.uk), as its name suggests, has all your adventure needs covered. This independent outdoor activity centre offers an incredible array of fun and exciting activities, immersing you in some of the region’s most spectacular locations. Do you want to try surfing o problem. Coasteering, climbing or abseiling You’ve got it. Outdoor Adventure really does live up to its name, with a whole host of other activities available such as Canadian canoeing, kayaking, coastal traversing, archery, walking and more. So there you have it. We have but scratched the surface of the Duchy’s outdoor adventure scene but as you can see, if you and yours are looking to make the most of the great outdoors this spring and summer, you’ll be hard-pushed to beat Cornwall as your destination of choice.

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uilt to an exacting standard, 3 Tregaross generously displays its use of premium materials, fixtures and fittings combined with some imaginative additions that make it that extra bit special. The natural coastal light is invited into the open-plan ground floor, which boasts a large kitchen living area, providing a calm and attractive space in which to socialise with both family and friends. nderheated oak floors with supplementary radiators – run from an air source heat pump – along with soft close cabinets, premium eff appliances and illeroy och sanitary ware all contribute to a sense of a superior dwelling. A dining area leads off from this space, along with the first of the double en-suite bedrooms. Stepping out through the bi-fold doors you will find a spacious and private slate-paved patio, which surrounds the whole property – perfect for al fresco dining. n the first floor you will find three more double bedrooms with breathtakingly high ceilings, two of which have sumptuous ensuite shower rooms and built-in wardrobes. A fourth room has the option to be used as either a fifth bedroom or a study. Additional benefits can be found in the form of a large driveway that offers ample parking, a detached garage with an external shower, along with must-have superfast broadband – perfect if you’re working from home in that fourth firstfloor room! With so much to offer the discerning buyer, we strongly suggest you arrange a viewing as soon as possible. Such a high-spec property is hardly likely to be on the market for long!

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Nestled within the beautiful countryside of the Roseland peninsula.


oundhouse Barn offers so much to so many, with its stunning location on the Roseland peninsula, exceptionally spacious and flexible layout, as well as a ready-made income from its three multi award winning holiday lets, which were graded ‘ Gold’ by isit England. The Roseland has long been one of Cornwall’s most favoured locations, known for its access to the fabulous sailing waters of the Carrick Roads, its many picturesque hidden bays, beautiful rolling countryside and spectacular scenery, as well as the general peace and tranquillity of the area, which is classified as an Area of utstanding atural eauty. The entrance of the barn is designed to link the property to the garden, with its well-designed landscaped gardens, attractive courtyard, raised vegetable beds and wildlife pond. What really sets this property apart when it comes to design is its fabulous sitting room; fashioned out of the original grain mill, it has high vaulted ceilings and a beautiful fireplace – the perfect spot to cosy up after a day spent on the calm waters of the Carrick Roads. There is a picturesque creek in the valley just below Roundhouse arn that has deep moorings near to its entrance, ideal for messing around in boats or kayaks, as well as providing access to the Carrick

Roads and Falmouth ay. earby you’ll find Porthcurnick beach, overlooked by the renowned Hidden Hut café, which provides mouth-watering food served alongside ocean views. This really is a spectacular property with masses of potential for additional income, and access to one of Cornwall’s most stunning areas. e sure to book a viewing to truly appreciate everything that Roundhouse arn has to offer.

INFORMATION Three spacious en-suite bedrooms H andcrafted kitchen Fabulous sitting room Beautiful mature gardens Three one bed, self-contained holiday lets Separate garage/store with greenhouse H ighly sought-after location


GUIDE PRICE: £1,400,000


01872 306360 www.rohrsandrowe.co.uk info@rohrsandrowe.co.uk


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A magnificent property perched above the stunning beach at Carbis Bay.


op of the Beach is an incredible property that provides buyers with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to live in one of the most highly sought-after areas of Cornwall. St Ives is renowned for its crystal clear turquoise waters, white sandy beaches, beautiful landscape and exceptional quality of light that has inspired countless artists. Set in a spectacular position overlooking the wide stretch of sandy beach at Carbis Bay, the property has a gateway that leads directly out onto the coastal path and down to the beach below, allowing you to make the most of beach life whenever you want to. The house itself is spacious and beautifully designed to incorporate coastal tones, with accommodation split over two levels, the triple aspect living room has instant wow factor, with panoramic sea views that draw you in and instil a sense of peace and tranquillity that’s further enhanced by the clean whites and warm, sandy wood floor. Three of the five bedrooms are also located on this floor and enjoy ama ing sea views so you can wake up to the sights and sounds of the ocean every day. The lower floor is home to a spacious kitchen and diner and two other bedroom suites. The kitchen has French doors that open onto the outside terrace, perfect for when you want to enjoy la y summer

INFORMATION Ample parking for at least four cars Detached garage Five bedrooms Outstanding front row position Lux urious master bedroom suite Panoramic ocean views

barbeques to the backdrop of Carbis Bay, or just wander out with your morning coffee for a great way to start the day. verall, the property is finished throughout in a very cool beachside style, and exudes a feeling of relaxation with the gardens and outside areas offering many opportunities for sun bathing, or simply sitting and enjoying the views.


Spacious kitchen U tility room Storeroom Terraced gardens Recently lapsed planning permission for large ex tension

GUIDE PRICE: £1,750,000


01872 306360 www.rohrsandrowe.co.uk info@rohrsandrowe.co.uk


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ROUND RING GARDENS This fabulous and recently upgraded property represents a fantastic opportunity for a family looking to upsize.

INFORMATION Largest house type on development Four bedrooms Two en-suite bathrooms Large kitchen/dining/ family room with modern wood burner Generous gardens Double garage Off-road parking EPC C


ocated in the highly regarded Round Ring Gardens development on the outskirts of Penryn, this is the largest house type on the development. What’s more, the current owners have reconfigured and updated this fabulous family home to the utmost standards, making it perfect for a family looking to move straight in to their dream home! The accommodation comprises four double bedrooms, two of which enjoy their own en suites. Downstairs, a large open plan kitchen/ dining room is the real hub of this home, with plenty of social space as well as room for everything you’ll need to cook up a storm. It’s great for entertaining too, with a large island that’s perfect for a game of cards after dinner. utside you’ll find well-enclosed gardens to the front and rear. On one side, they consist of a lawned area with mature shrub hedge, while on the other, there’s a large patio with a separate fenced area, artificial lawn and steps behind the garage that lead to a higher terrace. In short, you’ll have plenty of room to make the most of the summer sun, be it with a late afternoon barbeque or a chilled glass of bubbles as the sun goes down. All of this, plus a double garage and off-road parking! We wholeheartedly recommend contacting Harding Wakefield to arrange a viewing – the quality and space on offer really do need seeing to be believed.


GUIDE PRICE: £495,000


16 High Street, Falmouth TR11 2AB 01326 450020 enquiries@hardingwakefield.com www.hardingwakefield.com


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WINDHOVER HOUSE Spectacular six-bedroom property, situated on a headland overlooking Treyarnon Bay.

INFORMATION Six bedrooms Three bathrooms Panoramic ocean views H ighly-sought after location Development potential Enclosed garden Direct access to coastal footpath Parking area and internal garaging


or sale for the first time since its construction in the s, Windhover enjoys a truly magnificent setting and represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for buyers. Just a stone’s throw from Treyarnon beach below, all rooms enjoy completely unobstructed, panoramic sea views over the bay and rugged coastline all the way to Dinas Head and the Atlantic beyond. The property provides an excellent opportunity for development or refurbishment in this world-class setting and sits comfortably within its grounds. The expansive gardens are enclosed with beautiful ‘Jack and Jill’ stone walls, and the gently sloping lawns border the headland and footpath with paths descending directly to the beach, allowing you to hit the beach or the surf with ease, or head out along the footpath for an invigorating start to the day. To the rear is a parking area in addition to the integral garaging, with a further garden and a historic old Anderson shelter constructed when Windhover was used as the local school during the Second World War. Situated in one of the finest (if not the finest) positions in Treyarnon ay, the family friendly, sandy beach below is one of the renowned ‘Seven ays for Seven Days,’ a magnificent and rugged stretch of the north Cornish coastline from Porthcothan ay to the south and Trevone ay in the north. nsurprisingly, the Seven ays are popular

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A REAL SHOW STOPPER The weekend of May 4th and 5th saw over 3,500 visitors flock to Cornwall’s premier home and garden event.


his impressive event has grown year on year, becoming the destination of choice for those looking for interiors, garden, renewable and self-build assistance, products and services. Sponsored INSET ì Featuring over 140 by Duke Stone of Cornwall, and ourselves here of the region's top at Cornwall Living – it was a proud moment to makers, designers be exhibiting alongside over 140 of the region’s and suppliers top makers, designers and suppliers. This year, the event spilled out of the 4,000m2 indoor arena to allow for more space for exhibitors in the outdoor arena. The ninth successive show since its inauguration in 2011, Home Show Director, Andrew Weaver tells us: “We are thankful for all those who have supported the event and the local businesses that we had the privilege of hosting. We take pride in offering visitors the chance to work with specialist local companies in the home and garden sectors. We continue to turn away big nationals so our local economy can grow and I’m pleased our visitors are contributing in the same way by shopping locally. We look forward to our next events coming up in September in Truro and October at the showground.” ABOVE é Discuss your ideas with the professionals

The ever-popular Cornwall Food & Drink Market and Café, serving delicious artisan produce, was available for all to enjoy. Exhibitor Liaison Manager, Claire Ellis exclaims: “Again we have had such an amazing atmosphere at the venue, it’s so pleasing to feel such positive vibes from so many visitors and exhibitors. It was great to welcome some new companies into the mix and I hope it proved just as beneficial to them as it did to the returning clients. Overall a fantastic turn out for the show with plenty of happy visitors. It’s a great event to be part of.” So, if you want to discover the amazing variety of home and lifestyle businesses available to work with in Cornwall then make sure to attend the show next year, and look out for other events where Cornwall’s buzzing home improvement sector is showcased.

DATES FOR THE DIARY Cornwall Home Show ‘Interiors Market’, 5th to 7th September, Lemon Quay, Truro. Cornwall Home Improvement & Self Build Show, 5th and 6th October, Showground, Wadebridge.


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The key aspect of business for Bude Windows is doing a job and doing it well.


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ince humble beginnings in 1995, Bude Windows and Conservatories has earned a reputation as one of the most highly-recommended window companies in Cornwall and Devon. The company is going from strength to strength and has just won Ultra Frame’s ‘Installation of the Month’ competition, for its Ultrasky Roof, which included a professional photo shoot of the installation, a certificate for the show room and a £50 Marks & Spencer voucher for the homeowner. The high-end range of products available with Bude Windows has also increased significantly and, in order to showcase its extensive collection, a new showroom has been designed and built on the Bude Windows premises at Kings Hill. The addition of Daniel – son of company owners Alan and Lorraine Britton – to the Sales team, has also made a massive difference to the company; Daniel joined Bude Windows in 2007, trained as a builder and ualified window conservatory installer, before becoming the company’s very knowledgeable Sales Advisor. One customer has said of their experience: “Daniel was a delight to deal with – thoughtful and professional. ever flustered despite a myriad of questions and changes of our minds – he produced really good

proposals. The eventual work was delivered by a super group of people who were professional, courteous and thoughtful – each and every one of them was good to have around. They were all great ambassadors for the company. I was impressed with how they took real pride in their work and with the state in which they left the site. Equally, the after service has also been of the highest order.” They continue: “We can be very demanding customers and I am delighted to say without any equivocation that I wholeheartedly recommend Bude Windows & Conservatories.” This is just one example of the team’s many five-star Google reviews, and it really does sum up the calibre of this exemplary Cornish company. So, with awards, five-star reviews and an impressive new collection of products, why wouldn’t you choose to transform your home with Bude Windows and Conservatories?


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ASSURED Whether you’re simply updating or completely refurbishing, there are some areas of the home that demand a higher level of quality.


DISCOVER MORE Check out this impressive review, from a recent and very happy Duke Stone client: “Well what a wonderful experience from start to finish! We love our kitchen surfaces – the quality is stunning and the price was amazing. Don’t hesitate to let these guys bring your dream to fruition.”

here’s a certain satisfaction about achieving that dream room, be it your kitchen, bathroom or your garden. However, it can be hard to know where to start, particularly when it comes to sourcing and installing materials of the highest quality. This is where Duke Stone comes in. Duke Stone specialise in the shaping and fitting of the finest natural materials, providing a top-class service with attention to detail and excellent customer care. We ask them whether certain materials tend to fall in and out of vogue as the world of interior design inexorably evolves, and, to that end, which materials are proving popular at the moment. The team tells us: “We cater for everyone’s needs, whatever the trend. We are fortunate to hold the largest stock in the south west of granite, quartz and ceramics, to ensure that all our customers' choices are met. Quartz and ceramics are becoming increasingly popular however, we are still selling a high percentage of granite. Noticeably lighter granites are more popular at present, but the infamous Indian Black Pearl, Absolute Black and Steel Grey are still in vogue." When it comes to kitchens, Duke Stone explain their customers are drawn towards the ceramics for their heat resistant qualities. “The worktops do come at a higher price, but customers purchase for the sleek, modern look and choice of thickness, which can be taken down to 12mm – making this a real winner for them.”

If it’s your garden that you’re keen to make improvements on this spring and summer, Duke Stone recommend paying a visit to their workshops on the Lizard, where you’ll find a vast range of local Cornish granite, serpentine, quoins, lintels, tiles and paving to peruse. Okay, so, you’ve decided to update your home and you think Duke Stone could be the company to help you do it. What next? To get the ball rolling, Duke Stone are more than happy to carry out site visits to help you measure your prospective worktops and give any advice you may require. “Most customers visit our workshop, where they’re able to personally view full-size slabs of granite or quartz and ceramic slabs – a real must for making that final decision. nce you’ve approved our estimate, templating and fitting dates can be confirmed. After templating your worktop, we aim to return within five working days to complete the job.” It couldn’t be any simpler!

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We are an RIBA chartered, design-led practice providing a full range of services. Our projects include private homes, commercial builds and restorations. We’re involved in all kinds of residential, small and medium sized commercial projects, as well as community based art projects.

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If you’re thinking of updating your kitchen, look no further that H Everett Interiors’ stunning Signature range.


amed after some of Cornwall’s most incredible locations, each of the collections within the Signature Kitchens range is crafted from the highest quality products and, crucially, is available at affordable prices. Indeed, just a quick glance over the brochure is enough to understand the sheer quality of this range and, whether you’re a hard-line traditionalist, or feeling brave and seeking something out of the ordinary, you’re sure to find a style that suits you. Let’s take the Porth collection as an example. Available in 27 stunning colours, from bright saffron to deep Hartforth blue, Porth is perfect for those wanting to bravely step outside of the norm. Such striking hues, combined with sleek, handless designs, equal a style of kitchen that just screams ‘out of the ordinary’. Then there’s the Towan collection, utilising solid oak shaker doors and sitting comfortably in both classic and modern interiors. Towan is particularly versatile, thanks to an available range of feature doors and accessories. The Signature range offers 10 ranges in all, and each comes painted to order, fitted with innovative storage solutions that are tailored to the needs of you and your household. There’s also a long list of handle options, meaning you can design your dream kitchen down to the finest detail. The team at H Everett Interiors knows all there is to know about kitchens, thanks to decades of experience in the industry. Owner

Heath tells us: “Whether you have a firm idea of what you want, or need to work through a few scenarios with us, we’ll do the technical bits and help to make the process not just pleasant, but a genuinely enjoyable experience. After all, a new kitchen should be exciting!” What’s more, Heath explains: “We pride ourselves on customer service and after-sales care,” and it’s fair to say that this has been the key to the company’s success. So, if you’re contemplating an upgrade to the hub of your home, and are keen to support a Cornish company whose kitchens celebrate the diverse beauty of our beloved county, why not pay Heath and the team a visit?


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EMBRACE SUMMER Bring colour into your home and furniture into your garden this season with Uneeka. é ì ABOVE

Discover the perfect items for your home this summer with Uneeka


s the name suggests, neeka’s Home Store in Truro has a stunning collection of unique products that will give your home a boost this season. Full of statement pieces and products with a story behind them, you can expect to find vintage gems alongside more contemporary items, so no matter what your style, you know you’ll find something to suit your tastes. Now that the days are getting longer and increasingly warmer, neeka’s garden is open and features a great selection of outdoor furniture and accessories perfect for those lazy summer days spent outside. They even have a selection of fire-pits so you can enjoy the outdoors well into the evening and watch the stars emerge. With new stock arriving every week, there are always fresh and exiting pieces to discover and it’s well worth visiting the home store so you can peruse the collections and get inspiration for your home this summer. We particularly love the pottery, which would look great filled with barbe ue food and served outside during one of those family filled weekends. Tropical themes feature heavily this season, so you can create a holiday vibe at home with florals, bright colours and fabrics – as seen

on the beautiful selection of lampshades. A great way to fill your home with even more light is to incorporate mirrors into your interior design, capturing the natural light from windows and reflecting it into the darker corners of your home, so that you can embrace the increasingly sunny days, throughout your home. When it comes to home accessories, we absolutely love neeka’s gorgeous oyster shell turquoise chair that will bring a vibrant pop of colour to your home; we can certainly see it making a great addition to a conservatory or living room. It’s statement pieces like this that will really bring a vibrant edge to your interior design this season. So, if you want to discover neeka’s great range of summer items then make sure to visit the home store and find those standout pieces that will really bring the wow factor this season.


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Spyrys Spas and Hot Tubs is a Cornish company based in Wadebridge, North Cornwall, where our large showroom displays over a dozen Hot Tubs and All Weather Pools for sale to suit all needs and budgets.

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BUILT TO LAST We catch up with ARCO2 Architecture and hear about their latest, sustainably built home, Reflection.


RCO2 Architecture’s by-line, ‘beautiful buildings that don’t cost the earth’, truly emphasises this company’s passion for projects that are both cost effective and environmentally aware. Director Ian Armstrong tells us: “At ARCO2, we’re not just about designing you a dwelling, we create homes with benefits to enhance your lifestyle – literally building homes for future generations.” This approach is evident in the creation of Reflection, a one-of-a-kind property designed by ARCO2 and built by their in-house construction company, ADD Sustainable Construction Ltd. When creating and building this remarkable property, the ARCO2 team worked closely with their client to achieve their vision to the highest possible standard, whilst also taking into consideration the impact on the surrounding environment and neighbours. Ian continues: “As a RIBA Chartered Architects Practice we have a unique, innovative and environmental approach to design, which is evident in this awardwinning house.” The new dwelling is situated on a former derelict garden and a green space at the entrance to a local village. The site had an unusual planning designation as an Open Area of Local Significance ( ALS). This restriction would put most people off pursuing an application, however the policy did not preclude

development. This would require the most respectful and sensitive design in order to retain the intrinsic value of the OALS, which Ian embraced. The extremely challenging client brief was to design a four-bedroom house with every room benefiting from sea views without affecting or impeding the visual character of the site. The concept was to sink the building into the landscape, take advantage of the topography and use the split levels to create rooms that overlook an open-plan living area. It’s fair to say that the finished result is staggering! “It’s one of the most sustainable dwellings in terms of building fabric and energy usage in the area, Ian finishes, and demonstrates that a strong design concept can be really striking.” So, if you want to create a beautiful home with minimal impact on the environment, then get in touch with Ian and the team for your free consultation and make moves to secure yourself a home whilst also securing the planet for future generations.

é ABOVE A beautiful home sunk into the coastal landscape

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ELEGANCE R WITH AN EDGE Introducing Fired Earth Truro, a must-visit for anyone updating their Cornish home.

enowned for beautiful tiles and paints, the Fired Earth range draws on the expertise of tile manufacturers across the globe, offering a wealth of options for the discerning homeowner. Hand-decorated Moroccan designs and jewel-like glass mosaics sit alongside hardwearing porcelain flooring, timeless marble, and crisp architectural slates. In short, there are tiles for every style of home, whether classically elegant or requiring cutting edge modernity – and for a wide variety of budgets too. Based in Little Castle Street, Truro, Fired Earth Truro is the Cornwall Licensee for the Fired Earth range of products, locally owned by Clive Martin Interiors Ltd. The store places a keen focus on delivering exemplary service throughout Cornwall, with a small, friendly and knowledgeable team always on hand to provide expert advice, whether you’re planning a major refurbishment or simply want to give a room a quick update. Fired Earth Truro Manager, Julie Lingard, tells us: “We can help with your initial design and colour choices and then manage and oversee the complete ordering and delivery process for you. To assist with your budgeting, we regularly have discounts and promotions available which we can offer to our customers who come into the Truro showroom to discuss tile, paint and bathroom requirements.” Julie points us to their latest tile collections, which take inspiration from across the world and include decorative Naples porcelain tiles – equally at home in contemporary and traditional interiors – as well as Onda hexagon mosaics, which are brimming with vibrant Mediterranean style. There’s also the new Metallic Vitreum collection, which is perfect for adding show-stopping glamour to your kitchen or bathroom, while Hambledon Gardens tiles, handmade in England, are

é INSET Fired Earth has the perfect statement tiles for your home project

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available in a beautiful palette that promises to stand the test of time. But that’s not all. As Julie explains: “There are endless options if you’re looking for robust flooring for a busy family home, and the latest launches include Trentino porcelain planks, which exude the natural warmth of wood and are even suitable for outdoor use.” It’s not just tiles that draw homeowners from across the county to Fired Earth Truro. Indeed, the tile ranges are complemented perfectly by Fired Earth’s paint collection. With 12 beautiful and incredibly versatile new shades having just been launched, the 120-colour palette offers everything from sophisticated neutrals to deep, inky blues and bold pinks, so there’s something here to suit your style and budget. The paints are all water-based and have been developed with the environment in mind. They’re easy to apply too and provide exceptional coverage, making them a favourite with decorators. If you’re unsure as to which colour or shade would work best for you, why not pop in and speak to the team? They’re always happy to discuss colour combinations and help select the perfect shade to complement a particular tile, bathroom or kitchen colour scheme. They even have painted swatches available to use, which are especially useful when it comes to choosing and making sure everything matches. As if all this wasn’t enough, Fired Earth also has a wide range of exceptionally welldesigned contemporary and classic bathroom fittings. This includes luxurious freestanding baths, marble topped washstands, beautiful copper and marble bowls and basins and

elegant showers. Brassware is available in a range of styles and finishes, including matt black chrome (as well as regular chrome), polished nickel and antique gold. A full range of fitted or freestanding furniture and storage is also available, enabling you to complement your chosen design style and underpin the atmosphere of your bathroom. With such a wide and exciting range of products to choose from, Fired Earth offers endless options, whether you’re renovating a country cottage, updating a much-loved family home or creating a style for your new-build project. The combination of high-quality tiles in modern edgy formats or classical ageless designs can be teamed with on-trend paint colours and breathtakingly beautiful bathroom fittings to give your room a sense of timeless and authentic beauty. But don’t just take our word for it! Pop into the Truro showroom on Little Castle Street and meet the local team – they’ll be more than happy to help you choose the best combination of tiles, paint and bathroom fittings to suit your home, providing a tailored service that reflects the particular needs of property owners in Cornwall. The Truro team: Julie, Lisa and Laura look forward to seeing you soon!

é ABOVE Choose from Fired Earth's palette of 120 paint colours

BELOW From floor to ceiling, you'll find tiles to suit your taste and budget


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ith soaring energy prices and climate change at the forefront of people’s minds, there’s never been a better time to switch to renewable heating. Environmentally friendly, up to 400% e cient and cost-for-cost cheaper to run than oil, LPG and direct electric systems, air source heat pumps are the renewable alternative to Cornwall’s traditional heating problem. Cornish homeowners have always been punished when it comes to their heating bills. Littered with areas outside the mains gas grid, homes here have been subject to greater bills and unfriendly fuels. Thankfully, air source heating provides the solution to this problem. Air source heat pumps replace the heating demand from fossil fuels with e cient, free heat generated from the air. As a result, customers switching to air source can significantly reduce their heating bills and carbon footprint. Plus, with the government incentivising renewable heating installations through the Renewable Heat Incentive – a scheme paying customers up to £1,600 per year for going green – there’s never been a better time to make the transition. We catch up with Neil Rollinson at GreenGenUK – one of Cornwall’s leading renewable providers – to discuss why more homes are now choosing to make the switch.

If you’re in an off-gas area you spend more on your heating,” he explains. “Air source systems can be 30% cheaper than oil and LPG and over 15 years, that’s a massive saving!” Neil, who’s been with GreenGen for four years, continues: “It’s not just the savings on fuel – swapping from oil or gas to a heat pump can also cut a home’s carbon emissions hugely, by several tonnes per year in fact! This means that for a lot of homes, air source is an absolute no-brainer. From their o ces in Helston, GreenGen provide free surveys and detailed proposals to all Cornish homes. Devising only the most environmentally and financially beneficial solutions, GreenGen’s experts are driven to help more of Cornwall switch to a renewable alternative.


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TRANSFORM YOUR GARDEN Introducing Colourfence – low maintenance and built to last.


DISCOVER MORE To see this fantastic fencing in person and to have a chat with the team, be sure to pop by their stand at the Royal Cornwall Show this June.

f an Englishman’s home is his castle, then his fence panels are his moat! Fences play a key role in our gardens; they mark the boundary between our neighbours and provide security, all whilst keeping the kids and pets in. So, it’s fair to say they that should be built to last, and is it really too much to ask for them to look nice, too? Unfortunately, many of us have succumbed to the inferior wooden offerings in today’s market which, quite simply, don’t last. Fortunately, Colourfence Cornwall have a solution, with their stunning range of pre-coloured steel fencing guaranteed to last for 25 years. The fencing is made from Colourbond steel, one of the most advanced steel products in the world. Beneath the surface, world-leading technology in the form of Zincallume is hard at work delivering long life, anti-corrosion performance. What’s more, they’re very strong! Originating in Australia, these fences are cyclone tested and guaranteed in wind gusts of up to 130mph – a must-have here, by the sea in Cornwall! “We’ve now installed over 700 fences across the region,” says Colourfence Cornwall Director, Olly Daglish, “and the feedback has been amazing. People love the

idea of a maintenance-free fence!” Available in a range of stunning colours, once it’s up, you’ll never have to paint your fence again – bonus! One happy customer from Hayle, who first had Colourfence installed in 2017 and more recently required the company’s services to overcome a di cult neighbour, tells us We had Colourfence fitted in and are very happy with it – no maintenance and it always looks brand new! To overcome an issue with our neighbour we required an extension to the existing Colourfence. Olly understood our problem and, despite being fully booked for the next few months, went above and beyond to get this work done, sending a team within just three days to carry out what can only be described as an excellent job.” Based in Tintagel, Olly and his team cover the whole of Cornwall with the average installation time being just one day, so if your fence is looking a little shabby, why not give him a call and book in a free quote?

LEFT ColourRail: long-lasting railings recently installed in Wadebridge é ABOVE Beautiful and built to last

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THE STORY SO FAR… Founded in 2004 and having become the UK’s leading resin bound driveway solutions provider, Oltco is proud to be celebrating its 15th anniversary!


DISCOVER MORE Oltco's latest development is Recycle Bound – the world’s first resin driveway solution that uses recycled plastic, demonstrating Oltco’s passion for protecting the environment.

ransforming spaces via unique solutions and innovative products, this superb Cornish business prides itself on outstanding customer care and delivering excellent results. It was originally established in Cornwall as a family business, however it now operates on a national scale, servicing clients across the UK with its unique blends and bespoke resin-bound solutions, in both domestic and commercial environments. To find out more, we catch up with company owners, Johnny Pearce and Tom Stringer. With a sales background working for St Austell Brewery as Sales Area Manager, where he grew his client portfolio from £1.2 million to £6.8 million in just three years, Johnny Pearce – whose areas of expertise include business development, staff development, sales, marketing and entrepreneurship – decided he wanted to be his own boss. In 2010, he joined Oltco, owned by his close friend Tom Stringer. Keen to dispel the myth that you should never mix business with pleasure, Johnny has worked alongside Tom for the past eight years, helping to grow the business significantly via their working partnership. Johnny is a keen believer in people, that they are what make a company successful, and so his main passion is developing Oltco’s staff and bringing the human touch to the business. Johnny’s business partner and Oltco’s Technical Director, Tom Stringer’s expertise lies in engineering, business development,

product development, entrepreneurship, problem solving and forward thinking. His early career began in underground mining and as an engineer on the successful Channel Tunnel Rail Link. Utilising his degree in Mining Engineering from Camborne School of Mines, Tom also worked as a shift engineer for the major tunnel refurbishment for Western Power. Tom founded Oltco in 2004, realising his ambition to launch a successful business of his own. With an initial focus on anti-slip safety flooring solutions, ltco uickly began to grow, thanks to Tom’s sheer determination and hard work. And how that hard work has paid off! To date, Oltco has won contracts for a number of prestigious clients, including Kellogg’s, Rolls Royce, Wembley Stadium and HSBC, to name but a few! With a hands-on approach and experience in everything from tiling and carpentry to chemistry and biology, Tom is always the first to get stuck in to find a solution. This, combined with business partner, Johnny’s personable approach to business development, mean that the next 15 years are set to be just as exciting for this exemplary Cornish business!

ABOVE Spend more time enjoying your garden than maintaining it! é ABOVE

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•EXPERIENCE• T R A N S F O R M I N G YO U R H O M E W I T H H E L P F R O M C O L L I N G TO N & C O Collington & Co is an independent business, established in 1969. The team designs and installs bespoke conservatories, windows and doors, working with the highest quality materials, which can be tailor made to suit your personal preferences. Collington’s team of fitters are all skilled tradesmen and take pride in their work, which the company backs with a ten-year guarantee to give you peace of mind. But don’t just take our word for it; pay a visit to the Helston showroom and see how the team can help transform your home!


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PACKAGE Escape to elegant seaside chic in the heart of Rock at St Enodoc Hotel.

ABOVE é ì Stay in elegant coastal style at this boutique coastal hotel

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rivately owned in an exquisite hideaway with sweeping Camel Estuary views, this chic, boutique hotel is but a stone’s throw from the beach and the passenger ferry to Padstow, making it the perfect base from which to discover everything that the north coast has to offer. The hotel offers 20 double rooms, including four luxurious suites. Many of these have breathtaking coastal views and every last one is designed to help you relax and unwind, decorated in bright colours with quirky and original oil paintings on the walls. St Enodoc also has its own restaurant. In the summer, food can be enjoyed al fresco on the terrace overlooking the estuary. If you’re staying, you can roll out of your sumptuous bed at your own leisure, head downstairs and enjoy breakfast in the sunshine. In the evenings, why not try one of the team’s tempting cocktails as the sun sets? The kitchen has the Cornish larder at its disposal, with specials ranging from Porthilly oysters, to fish and lobster landed in Padstow. For many of us, a trip away just isn’t the same without our four-legged friend in tow. The St Enodoc team know this, which is why they’re pleased to announce their new dog-

friendly status! Big or small, furry friends are welcome and, with an abundance of great walks in the region, visitors and locals alike can now enjoy a welcome pit stop for lunch, dinner or a quick drink on the terrace with their dog. In fact, the team are so passionate about being dog friendly that they’ve also created a dedicated ‘Dog Dinner’ menu, as well as room service for resident hounds, bringing a whole new meaning to ‘a dog’s life’! This means that whether you’re a local or looking for a dog-friendly stay, St Enodoc Hotel is the perfect stop for you and your waggy tailed companion. Finally, as if all this were not enough, guests here can also indulge in some proper ‘me’ time with a day (or two) in the St Enodoc Spa. Situated in a quiet corner of the main house, it’s everything you’d expect from a Cornish spa, with a friendly and fully- ualified team going above and beyond to ensure you leave feeling pampered and invigorated.


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From wetsuits TO DINNER SUITS Make the most of Newquay’s world-renowned surf breaks with a stay at The Headland Hotel, perched above Fistral beach.


here’s a uni ueness to surfing in Cornwall that very few places around the world can match. While the archetypal surfing dream is one of board shorts and bikinis against a backdrop of palm fronds swaying in the warm trade winds. Each year more and more people are discovering the delights of the cool, revitalising north Atlantic waters, paired against the charming contrast of comfort and foodie flavour back on land.

If Cornwall is a uni ue place to surf, then Fistral beach, below The Headland Hotel, is even more so. The connection with the sea begins the moment you arrive, with views directly overlooking the famous peak at north Fistral – home of the Boardmasters Surf Competition and other world tour events, and location of the infamous reef break with its often-gigantic waves, The Cribbar. At night, you fall asleep to the sound of the ocean outside your window, dreaming of what the next day will bring.


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| STAY BELOW Get out on the water before retreating to hotel luxury

RIGHT Newquay is perfect for those who want to learn to surf

At breakfast, the sea conditions reveal themselves and all you have to think about are such things as whether to go for the mellow reforms in the white water, or the glassy peelers outback. Situated below the Hotel you can find the Surf Sanctuary, a surf school offering superior views of the Atlantic waves, as well as racks of warm 5mm wetsuits and boards of all sizes to kit you out for any surf situation. So, simply put on your wetsuit, grab a board, choose your peak, paddle out and let the magic happen! The cooler waters of the Atlantic help keep the crowds low compared to warmer locations with similar uantities of waves, and when you’re equipped to deal with the colder temperatures, you may well find that it offers another element of addiction to your surfing. Indeed, the feeling when you step out of the cool ocean, the salt water on your skin, glowing as your blood pumps to warm your body, is one of the great pleasures of life by the sea. ack on land, drop your board back in the rack and head for The Headland Spa for a spell in the Cornish salt steam room or sauna, as you contemplate a relaxing evening ahead. Watch the sun set into the Atlantic, as the same swells you were riding earlier continue to roll in from the hori on, bringing a distinct sense of contentment. Enjoy that tired but relaxed feeling that only a cold-water surf, followed by a steam and sauna, can bring. As the austere Cornish cliffs contrast with the soft golden sand and tur uoise sea, so too does the chill of the raw and wild ocean with the cosy modernity of the hotel. For us, the only way to improve on the entire experience would be to select yourself a glass of award-winning Camel alley Dry, from grapes watered by the very same rain clouds that pass over The Headland on their journey up the coast, partnered with some local shellfish, brought in by local fishing boats on the same tides that set the rhythms of your surfing adventures.

So, if our cover feature this month has got you in the mood to hit the surf this spring and summer, then a stay at ew uay’s Headland Hotel, as a base from which to launch your hunt for waves, comes highly recommended.

MAIN This iconic hotel commands a terrific clifftop position

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THE HELFORD Experience the captivating beauty of the Helford river with Toad Hall Cottages.


ncompassing over 50 miles of secluded shores, sandy coves and tranquil waters, the Helford river remains one of Cornwall’s most sought-after holiday locations. West Country specialist, Toad Hall Cottages, has over 30 self-catering properties in the area, from former coastguard’s cottages with panoramic river views, to luxury beachside apartments with pools. With a head o ce at Helford Passage, the Toad Hall Cottages team know the area like the back of their hand, and have put together six of their favourite things to do whilst visiting this beautiful area.

1. GET OUT ON THE WATER Enjoy a kayak adventure with Koru Kayaking to Frenchman’s Creek, the inspiration for Daphne Du Maurier’s famous book; or hire a paddleboard, dingy or rowing boat at Helford Passage. Alternatively, enjoy a magical afternoon exploring the gentle meanderings of this beautiful river on a skippered cruise with Helford River Cruises.

2. VISIT THE CORNISH SEAL SANCTUARY Set on the banks of the Helford River, The Cornish Seal Sanctuary is a fantastic day out for all ages where visitors can spend time with seal pups and watch the seals gracefully swimming underwater.

3. HELFORD PASSAGE BEACH The beach at Helford Passage is ideal for families, and lazy days spent here paddling and swimming in the creek, crabbing, rockpooling or messing about in boats won’t disappoint.


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4. EXPLORE THE LOCAL GARDENS Enjoy the stunning botanical garden and woodlands at Trelowarren Estate, surround yourselves with exotic blooms and get lost in the maze at Glendurgan, or wander through the sub-tropical paradise of Trebah Gardens.

5. BEACHSIDE BEERS AT THE FERRYBOAT INN At this lovely waterside pub you can indulge in some delicious local fish and seafood, or simply enjoy a cold drink on the beachside terrace while you take in the fabulous views.

6. TAKE A WATERSIDE WALK From the sunken water gardens of Rosemullion Head, to the tranquil shores of Frenchman’s Creek, The Helford river provides some of the region’s most stunning and scenic walks.


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DISCOVER MORE To find out more about selfcatering holidays on the Helford river, get in touch with the Toad Hall Cottages team. This fantastic company also offers over 900 holiday properties in beautiful locations throughout the West Country and New Forest!

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country retreat

With period cottages and acres of land you know you’ll have a relaxing stay at Tremaine Green Cottages.


s you walk through the arches and into the grounds of Tremaine Green Cottages, a sense of tranquility and peace envelops you. You’re greeted to the sight of period Cornish cottages in a traditional courtyard setting, made from mellow Cornish stone, granite and blue delabole slate once mined at a quarry nearby and shipped from the pictures ue fishing harbour of Polperro. The peaceful surroundings at Tremaine are rich and green with well-established, award winning gardens– far enough from any main roads for kids to roam around and play without the worry of tra c. ot to mention the pigmy goats and miniature horses on-site that you can pet, feed and befriend, as well as the owners friendly Great Dane. There is also a tennis court if you’re up for a game or two. Well located to explore south Cornwall’s plethora of coves and small tranquil beaches, this stretch of coastline is protected by the ational Trust and is fondly known as the 'smugglers coast' thanks to its legends of piracy and bootlegging. Tremaine Green’s closest cove, Lansallos, is just 2.5miles away and was described by BBC Coast as: “The quintessential Cornish smugglers cove,” who knows you might even stumble across some long lost treasure! Also nearby are the neighbouring towns of Fowey and Looe, with brilliant restaurants, bars and artisan shops to explore. Then, after a day exploring south Cornwall’s secret coves, tranquil waters and idyllic fishing villages return to your cosy cottage and watch the sun go down from the patio with a glass of something chilled, or, if it’s a cool evening – snuggle down in front of the comforting glow of a warm fire. Tremaine provides the opportunity for families big or small to gather together, with cottages ranging from one to three-bedroom and the potential to rent numerous cottages for larger families or family celebrations. Accommodating up to 45 people, all in beds, and with up to two dogs allowed per cottage, you’re sure to have a holiday to remember whether you’re just with your partner or a whole group of family and friends.

é TOP Beauitful Cornish cottages é ABOVE Grand gardens and rooms await LEFT Make friends with the friendly animals


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COLLECTION Discover the new season trends at Weird Fish, Cornwall’s laid-back coastal clothing brand.


opular clothing brand, Weird Fish, was born in 1993 after a walk along a coastal path in Cornwall. Inspired by the great outdoors and beautiful landscapes, Weird Fish makes high-quality, easy-going clothes that evoke a ‘forever weekend’ feeling. Since creating its first t-shirt, the brand has come a long way and is now one of the UK’s favourite lifestyle clothing brands. Using unique fabrics and clever dying and washing techniques, you can rely on Weird Fish for instant, feel-good favourites. You can find the laid-back coastal brand at four locations across Cornwall, with stores in Falmouth, Newquay, Truro and St Ives. Cornwall is the perfect fit for Weird Fish, with its strong maritime heritage and love of the outdoors. For this year’s summer offering, the Weird Fish collection boasts a range of fantastic pieces to cover you from beach to bar; from maxi-dresses, playsuits and shorts for women, to printed shirts, board shorts and t-shirts for the guys. The brand’s famous wa e flip-flops are also a must, with their foot massaging bumpy texture for all day comfort. The most vibrant item in the women’s wear summer collection, is the best-selling Tallahassee jersey dress, which has returned in four different prints for the season – ideal for when the barbeque invites start to roll in. Similarly, the summer menswear collection is packed full of go-to items for a day at the beach, a family outing or a simple stroll through town. We recommend teaming relaxed-fit t-shirts with board shorts for sunshine-filled weekends of exploring. As we all know, English weather can be unpredictable. With this in mind, Weird Fish also has a full range of waterproof jackets and lightweight knitwear. So whatever your weekend plans – and whatever the weather – Weird Fish has you covered.


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é TOP Fashionable collections for men and women MIDDLE LEFT Waffle flip-flops are a must for all day comfort ì MIDDLE RIGHT Great Hawaiian style shirts, to take you from beach to bar


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Got Waste? We’ll collect it! Our convenient service guarantees your arriving guests are not greeted with someone else’s rubbish bags. We clear the bins for your guests, on their week of arrival, so no one is left to put out other people’s rubbish for collection. Not only do we offer holiday home waste collection, we collect all waste from weddings and private parties, whenever needed.

Holiday home waste is now labelled as commercial waste “By law, holiday lets and self-catering accommodation are not permitted to use the Council’s household collection service. The Controlled Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2012 set out how councils must deal with waste from holiday lets and selfcatering accommodation. The legislation says that these premises are businesses and should pay for a commercial waste service, including collection and disposal charges.

We are open 6 days a week

Collections start at 5am Office opens 8am until 5pm Trerice orchard • Burlawn • Wadebridge Cornwall • PL27 7LE T: 01208 815060 or M: 07814 934978 info@holidayhomewastecollection.co.uk hollie@holidayhomewastecollection.co.uk www.holidayhomewastecollection.co.uk holidayhomewastecollection

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On Display


Fused Glass by Niko Brown Glass artist Niko Brown explores light, shadow, shape and form with the medium of fused glass. Using uplifting colours and themes inspired by country and coastal living, Niko works from her home studio near Truro, selling her beautiful work, gifts and personalised fused glass pieces online and through local galleries. To learn more and discover where you can view it in person, visit Niko’s website. www.nikobrown.co.uk

Showcasing local artists and art galleries 2. WAVE 7 GALLERY

Incoming Tide, Camel Estuary by John Griffiths Wave 7 Gallery exhibits contemporary art and crafts in two buildings, the main gallery and The Granary. John Gri ths will be exhibiting here from 17th May until 7th June, alongside the gallery’s regular art courses and craft afternoons. Wave 7 is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10.30am until 5pm. PLAIN STREET, TRELIGHTS, NEAR PORT ISAAC PL29 3TW 01208 880605 www.wave7gallery.co.uk


‘Boathouse in Helford’ by Pat Cunningham LaunchArt is excited to enable local artists to exhibit their work in this new pop-up gallery space. The latest exhibitors, Valerie Taylor and Pat Cunningham are self-taught artists who predominantly paint in oil and watercolour. Valerie’s sea and landscapes are inspired by Cornish scenery and Pat enjoys a variety of subjects but is also inspired by our beautiful scenery, picturesque villages and harbours. LaunchArt is available to rent on a monthly basis, simply get in touch via email. LAUNCHART, 2A THOMAS STREET, PORTHLEVEN TR13 9DG 07835 524641 | info@launchart.co.uk


‘ Spring on the Headland’ by Heather Howe

Standing on Porthleven’s harbour side, The Customs House Gallery showcases a diverse collection of work by some of Cornwall’s finest artists. The Customs House Gallery exhibits framed original work by Heather Howe as well as framed and unframed limited edition gicl e prints. To find out more and for other upcoming events and exhibitions, be sure to visit the gallery’s website. COMMERCIAL ROAD, PORTHLEVEN TR13 9JD 01326 569365 | www.cornwall-art.co.uk


5. THE COWHOUSE GALLERY Rain On St Michaels Mount by Ellen Visser

Located in the picturesque coastal village of Perranuthnoe, The Cowhouse Gallery is run by a group of local artists and craftspeople, offering a wide range of work at very affordable prices. Open daily, paintings, sculpture, printmaking, photography, ceramics, jewellery, textiles, woodturning and leatherwork are all beautifully displayed in this light and bright art space. LYNFIELD CRAFT CENTRE, PERRANUTHNOE TR20 9NE 01736 710538 | www.cowhousegallery.co.uk

6. CIRCLE CONTEMPORARY GALLERY Northern Light by Pine Feroda

This fine art gallery is located on the Atlantic Highway (A ) between Padstow and Wadebridge. CIRCLE represents a diverse group of artists who have a strong personal style, and is committed to showing contemporary art which, above all, is visually acute, thoughtful and beautiful. The gallery is a cool and minimal space which continues to evolve, showing emerging and well-known artists, alternating group and solo exhibitions, focusing on fresh and innovative art. HAWKSFIELD, ATLANTIC HIGHWAY (A39) PL27 7LR 01208 813220 | www.circlecontemporary.co.uk


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‘Sunrise, Tall Ships, Charlestown Harbour’ by Mick Blakey Cscape Art is the gallery and studio of photographer, Mick Blakey, and his artist wife, Sarah. Mick portrays the local coast and landscape with his atmospheric prints. Specialising in unusual angles, panoramics and slow exposures, his images capture the very essence of Cornwall, whether by richness of colour or the moodiness of black and white. THE OLD WORKSHOP, CHARLESTOWN PL25 3NJ 01726 66639 www.cscapeart.co.uk


‘Raising Sail’ by Sarah Blakey

Atishoo Gallery has a fantastic selection of original paintings and limited edition prints, alongside handmade crafts and UK made giftware. Atishoo can be found opposite the old Methodist Chapel in Charlestown in a pretty courtyard. The team also offer a bespoke picture framing service. Open from January, Monday to Saturday, 10am until 5pm.

The Craft iln (Cornish crafts), Sail Loft Emporium (anti ues and collectables) and Cscape Art are part of The Old Workshop, next to the main Charlestown car park. Many originals, prints and cards by artist Sarah Blakey, and photographer Mick Blakey are available at the gallery. Open daily from 10.30am until 5.30pm.

Fowey Regatta by Sally Dungey


THE OLD WORKSHOP, CHARLESTOWN PL25 3NJ 01726 66639 | www.theoldworkshopcharlestown.co.uk 01726 65900 www.atishoogallery.co.uk


Alice in Wonderland by Mel Chambers Bringing ancient 13th century inlay techni ues into a modern-day era, Alchemy Tiles individually hand carves, rather than paints, inspiring images, quotes and poetry into beautiful bespoke and unique creations. All held eternal in earth and time. Commissions welcome. THE STUDIO, GOLDMARTIN GARAGE, SAMPYS HILL, MAWNAN SMITH, FALMOUTH TR11 5EW 07768 193848 www.alchemytiles.com


Coastal inspired pendants by Sally Napier Dive into the deep blue with these stunning sea-inspired pendants. Handcrafted using a stunning combination of brushed silver, pearls and iridescent labradorite that captures the vibrant colours of the ocean and coastline. You can purchase online or contact Sally if you would like to visit her studio to see her work and discuss a commission or repair. PINCH HILL, MARHAMCHURCH EX23 0ER 07973 193773 www.sallynapier.co.uk


Liquid Woodland Light by Steve Slimm Steve’s work is collected for its quality of light. This beautiful and expressive oil on canvas ( cm s uare) is one of several hundred paintings available in his ‘Alladin’s cave’ studio near Praa Sands.

To offer undivided attention, he welcomes you this year by appointment only. Simply ring or text to arrange a visit. THE OLD FACTORY STUDIOS, NEAR PRAA SANDS CROSS ROADS TR20 9RA 07968 979367 www.steveslimm.co.uk/openstudio2019


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Love art? Far more than just a gallery, we discover what The Customs House Gallery has to offer art enthusiasts over the course of 2019.


aving taken over the Customs House Gallery on the harbourside in Porthleven more than six years ago, Louise and John Winterton are looking forward to a fantastic year ahead, with a superb line up of exhibitions and a continued focus on their fresh and innovative display of creativity. Louise and her family have a deep connection to Porthleven and have called the village home for generations, with her great great grandmother, Elizabeth, residing in the cottages right next door to what is now The Customs House Gallery. This independently owned and run space is a haven for art lovers and it continues to evolve, with a constant flow of new pieces from well-established gallery artists, as well as those from new additions to the gallery. Inside, it has a welcoming, sophisticated feel, with many pieces of Porthleven’s stunning surrounding scenery captured in its exhibitions. The gallery is also a member of the Own Art scheme – a popular means of affording original work, usually from local artists. The scheme, which is a national initiative supported and funded by Arts Council

England, allows you to spread the cost of your favourite original piece over ten months, with an interest-free loan of up to £2,500. And that’s not all! They understand that enjoying your favourite piece of art isn’t quite as simple as buying it and placing it on the wall. For this reason, they offer a bespoke framing service, which keeps them busy with locals and visitors alike and is just another reason why this fabulous Porthleven gallery attracts more local artists every year. So, what does The Customs House Gallery have lined up for 2019? Well, John and Louise don’t just run exhibitions; with each exhibiting artist, visitors are able to meet the artist during their exhibition as they paint in the gallery, to discuss their work, techniques and learn what inspires them. From 7th until 13th June, David Gray will be the gallery’s guest artist, showcasing his acrylic paintings of Porthleven harbour. Then, between Friday 21st and Thursday th June, you’ll find David Hosking exhibiting. Inspired by sources he describes as “many and varied,” David’s


Discover an array of gorgeous pieces, paintings and prints

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Inside the fabulous Customs House Gallery ì INSET John and Louise Winterton

BELOW Peter Boex's charming wooden sculptures

work has attracted a wide international following and his work can be found in collections across the globe. From Friday 26th July until Thursday 1st August, visitors can see the exhibition of Roger Curtis. Firmly rooted in the landscape, Roger’s home in Newlyn provides the ideal base for his paintings of the far south west of Cornwall, which always begin, and are usually completed, ‘en plein air’. Between 23rd and 29th August, Rebecca Jewell will be displaying her passion for botanical art, with a mesmerising display of intricately detailed pieces. Working from photographs, it is often remarked that you can almost smell the scent of the flowers she captures, as if you could reach in and touch them. Rebecca shares her studio with husband, Simon Jewell, who will be exhibiting at The Customs House Gallery afterwards, between Friday 20th and Thursday 26th September. A painter and photographer, Simon mostly paints in oils and acrylic, primarily capturing the Cornish land and coastline of the Lizard peninsula – the untamed and ethereal beauty of the landscape.

Displaying a stunning array of paintings, sculptures, jewellery and beautiful ceramics and with such a diverse line up of exhibiting artists, as well as the opportunity to meet these incredibly talented creatives, if you’re an art enthusiast, a visit to The Customs House Gallery in Porthleven is a must this year!


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Holywell Bay - Adam Gibbard


Beautiful stays in Holywell Bay, Padstow, Penzance, Rock and Truro

Samphire, Holywell Bay With turquoise waters, rolling dunes and vast golden sands, Hollywell Bay is one of Cornwall’s classic beach destinations – and what better place to enjoy a well earned summer break? Forever Cornwall has recently welcomed the luxury eightsleeper, Samphire, to its portfolio, in addition to almost 40 other unique retreats. Samphire is tucked away from the main roads but just a ten-minute walk to the sand at Holywell Bay. Set up a game of beach cricket, or wander the dunes and discover rockpools and caves before returning to your retreat to wash sandy feet and muddy paws in the outdoor surf shower. Enjoy the local pubs, or savour a nightcap on the balcony after an evening at any one of Newquay’s restaurants – just a 15-minute drive away. Of course, a stunning location must be paired with an equally stunning retreat. Samphire’s interiors have been professionally styled throughout, and the master penthouse boasts an intimate balcony overlooking the dunes and out to sea. Wake up for a lazy breakfast in the large kitchen diner, or wander in off the beach for al fresco dining in the enclosed private garden. Samphire offers idyllic beach living in a magical spot on the coast of north Cornwall, and is available now to book for summer 2019.

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| STAY Coachmans, Padstow This magnificent retreat near Padstow sleeps up to ten in five sumptuous bedrooms, including a generous master en suite. Throughout, guests can enjoy a wonderful sense of space and light, and be charmed by the wealth of original features that remain throughout the property – the granite archway in the kitchen, for instance, a nod to the Coachmans’ past as the stable block for Molesworth Manor. A distinct cottage feel blends seamlessly with modern style and comfort to create a homefrom-home that will delight adults and children alike. What’s more, features such as a games room with smart TV and pool table, and a barbeque outside, make time spent in the confines of your accommodation a genuine pleasure. It also enjoys the added benefit of enclosed, off-road parking, and the large patio and garden are just perfect for al-fresco afternoons spent eating from the grill. Should you manage to tear yourself away from the property, you’ll find Padstow – arguably now one of Cornwall’s most popular holiday destinations – right on your doorstep. With several beaches nearby, an abundance of breathtaking coastal walks, plus an array of superb, celebrity-owned restaurants that have made this town the jewel in Cornwall’s foodie crown, it’s no wonder so many people return to Padstow every year.

01841 533331 www.cornishhorizons.co.uk

Castle View Apartment, Penzance Castle View Apartment allows you to wake up to the jaw-dropping panoramic seascape of Mount’s Bay, capturing the grandeur of St Michael’s Mount, every day. This is a property that was designed to maximise its stunning location. Meaning you never have to miss the chance to soak up the mesmerising views, with every room beautifully designed and perfectly laidout for guests to enjoy their stay. Situated just a short walk down to the glorious suntrap beach of Marazion, this is the perfect year-round destination, where you can dine in one of the small restaurants or inns of this charismatic coastal town, and relax and enjoy a coffee overlooking the bay. At low tide, walk the narrow causeway to the majestic tidal island of St Michael’s Mount, or take the ferry at high water to explore the tiny scenic harbour. A few miles further east lies the charming rocky inlet of Prussia Cove, rewardingly reached by a pleasant two-mile walk along the coastal path. With restaurants, museums and ornamental gardens nearby too, as well as the renowned salt-water jubilee pool, there really is something for everyone. If you have a property like this and would like to find out more about letting it, visit the Let Your Cottage page on the website or give the team a call to organise a meeting with a property consultant.

01326 336773 www.cornishcottageholidays.co.uk/let-your-cottage.html

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HOLIDAYS Come and meet us at Royal Cornwall Show 6th - 8th June



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| STAY The Mill Barn, Rock This stylish barn conversion offers peaceful seclusion in a rural position, with stunning countryside views across Trewornan bird sanctuary and lake, and towards Bodmin Moor in the distance. Sleeping eight across four generous bedrooms, this large, self-catering retreat offers expansive accommodation, including a light-filled orangery, two living rooms and even a games room complete with pool table! What’s more, it benefits from a reverse-level layout, which helps capitalise on the exceptional countryside vista. Soaring vaulted ceilings, slate floors and multiple log burners really help drive that ‘house in the country’ feel home. Indeed, for anybody hoping to explore the local area, it makes heading home for the evening a genuine pleasure. In fact, with ten acres of mature gardens, including access to a private bird hide, you’ll be tempted not to leave the property at all! If you are planning to venture forth and explore, you’ll pleased to know that The Mill arn is just five miles from the north coast, with the popular beaches of Rock, Polzeath, Daymer Bay and Port Isaac just a short scoot away. You’ll also benefit from the area’s famed foodie scene, with restaurants owned by celebrity names that include Rick Stein, Nathan Outlaw, Paul Ainsworth and more. Or why not cook at home? With a large and social kitchen/diner, complete with a fabulous range-style cooker, you’ll be well set to cook up a storm with the area’s rich foodie fare.

01208 863206 www.johnbraycornishholidays.co.uk

Callestock Vean, Truro If you’re dreaming of a tranquil escape amidst rolling green hills and beautiful countryside then Callestock Vean is the perfect retreat for you. This two-bedroom detached property is set in its own grounds with stunning views across open farmland. The house itself has been finished to an extremely high standard, boasting two indulgent bathrooms and a contemporary style throughout, with every room angled towards making the most of the incredible views. Callestock ean has the benefit of being totally private and sheltered with fields stretching out in front of the property and with Cornwall’s stunning north coast just a short drive away; this property really does have the best of both worlds. Perranporth is just ten minutes away and has three miles of beautiful beach and clifftop walks. r, head over to ew uay where you’ll find a wealth of restaurants and shops, as well as some of the best surf beaches in the county. If you’re looking for a more secluded spot, take the turning off to Crantock, a fascinating village, which leads down to the magnificent sweep of Crantock beach. After a long day exploring all that Cornwall has to offer, kick off your walking boots and head back to the tranquillity of Callestock Vean. Fluffy towels, sumptuous bathrobes and slippers await you, and maybe even a glass of wine on the spacious patio.

Surrounded by beautiful countryside, only a short trip to the coast

01872 540445 www.callestockcourtyard.com


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Win! STAY |

Pan Asian cuisine


Win a meal for two at Kahuna in Newquay

Win a pair of Apple AirPods from Stormfront WORTH

Enter our competitions for the chance to win these fantastic prizes!



www.cornwall- living.co.uk TERMS AND CONDITIONS No purchase necessary. Prize draw open to anyone in the UK age 18 years or over excluding employees of Kahuna, Stormfront, CSA Architects, Gorran Haven, Beside the Wave Gallery, Scorrier House, RRW Shopfitting and Interiors, List Assisters, Mitre Linen, Lantic Bay Holidays, Peter Bull Resorts, The Park Cornwall, The Falmouth Hotel, Kneehigh Theatre, ICE Trikes, Greenbank Hotel, Leven Media Group, and their families, agents and anyone else connected with this promotion. One entry per household. The prize is non-transferrable and non-exchangeable. No cash alternative available. Winners must be willing to provide their name and country of residence for publicity if required. The promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The winners will be drawn at random after 17th June. The winners will be notified by email within 14 days after the draw closes. Subject to availability. See online for full terms and conditions.


£50 Delve into delicious Asian dishes at Kahuna with a menu inspired by far-flung travels and filled with flavour. Tropical and modern Asian décor promotes a comfortable and relaxed dining experience created with holiday vibes in mind.

The new AirPods deliver the wireless headphone experience, reimagined. Just pull them out of the charging case and they’re ready to use with your iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad or Mac.


A superior stay

Win a Feasibility Study for your home from CSA Architects

Win a short break in Cornwall in a superior caravan with Peter Bull Resorts.




£408 Unlock the potential of your home with the chance for one lucky reader to win a Feasibility Study with plans, sketches and 3D views from the creative team at CSA Architects. Interested?

Experience a relaxing holiday in Cornwall with Aria Resorts, win a short break in one of three lovely coastal locations: Newquay, Widemouth or Bude. And who knows, after a taste of the caravan life you may even be tempted to invest in one of your own.


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Wake up to sea views Win a three-night stay at Seaview in Gorran Haven

DINNER AND A SHOW Win two tickets to an outdoor theatre evening at Scorrier House WORTH


A bundle of bedding Win luxury bedding courtesy of List Assisters and Mitre Linen




£1,000 Enjoy a three-night stay at one of South West Holiday Parks' luxury lodges at Seaview Gorran Haven, located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Roseland peninsula, south Cornwall.

On 6th July, Kick in the Head Productions brings Old Herbaceous to the gardens of Scorrier House, a play described by the Guardian as ‘Downton Abbey with gardening tips’. Combining outdoor theatre with dinner amidst Scorrier House’s stunning gardens.

List Assisters has teamed up with Royal Warrant holders, Mitre Linen, to offer you a selection of sublime environmentallyfriendly bedding from its new Eco range. Perfect for holiday accommodation and homes!

Stunning artwork

Wardrobe wonder

Retreat to Fowey

Win an art voucher for Beside the Wave Gallery

in a ree tting or a wardrobe with RRW Shop tting nteriors

Win a three-night break courtesy of Lantic Bay





£250 Win £250 worth of gift vouchers to spend at Beside the Wave gallery. Whether you're interested in paintings, jewellery or ceramics there’s something for everyone, featuring work from local artists. Make the most of these vouchers to grow your art collection.

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£460 Improve your home with a free fitting for any wardrobe up to three metres, including professional installation as well as upgrades that include soft-close hinges, soft-close drawer runners and pull-down/out garment rails.

Enjoy a three-night break for four people at a luxury apartment in the centre of Fowey. The comfortable two-bedroom accommodation has a patio that overlooks the river Fowey and lies close to the town’s boutique shops and cosy pubs.


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Fancy a Holiday in Beautiful North Cornwall? Wide selection of holiday homes to rent sleeping between 2 and 14. Off peak short breaks available in the Padstow, Rock and Polzeath areas.


beach houses chic harbrside apartments and coages by the sea hand-picked for people who like nice things Unique

Radley House, Rock. PL27 6NW Telephone 01208 862299 Email rock@crw.co.uk 3 Duke Street, Padstow. PL28 8AB Telephone 01841 533962 Email padstow@crw.co.uk


Holiday Homes from Home St Ives holiday village

At St Ives Holiday Village, John Fowler are in the process of a multi-million pound investment in the park, including proposed new facilities for owners and guests to enjoy. With only a limited number of properties left for sale in the village’s final phase, now is the time to buy! With a small selection of new luxury lodges available in this year’s last phase there’s never been a better time to make that lifestyle investment. Holiday home purchase plans are available with deposits from just £6000. (full financing details available upon request)

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A FABULOUS FEAST Win a three-course dinner for two at The Park Cornwall in Mawgan Porth

Seaside luxury

Win a two-night self-catering stay right next to Castle Beach in Falmouth

Three-wheeled thrills

Win an ICE Trike Riding Experience for two with a stay at the Greenbank Hotel





Enjoy a three-course dinner and a bottle of house wine for two at The Park's onsite restaurant, The Kitchen by The Beach. Featuring a menu filled with fresh local produce, you’re sure to be in for a real treat.

Win a complimentary two-night stay at The Self-Catering Falmouth Lodges courtesy of Richardson hotels; set within the grounds of the iconic Falmouth Hotel, the prize also includes full use of the hotel's leisure facilities.

IN IT TO WIN IT! With plenty of incredible prizes to be won, now’s the time to log on and enter our competitions!


£500 Experience relaxed, laidback recumbent cycling on one of Cornwall’s picturesque cycle trails, before staying at the four-star Greenbank Hotel in Falmouth. Lunch along the way, then back to the hotel for dinner – the perfect end to a day on three wheels!

A FAMILY OUTING Win a family ticket for Kneehigh’s The Dancing Frog and a £60 Frugi voucher WORTH


Don’t just take our word for it! As one of our previous winners, Sarah, says: “It’s amazing! We had an interior designer here this evening, something I never thought would happen at my house!” So what are you waiting for? Head to the Cornwall Living website and get your entries in. Remember, you have to be in it to win it!

Enjoy Kneehigh Theatre’s production of The Dancing Frog at the Asylum this summer on beautiful Carlyon beach, plus hip-hoppity outfits from Frugi’s super soft organic cotton collection.


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•EXPERIENCE• A W I L D WA N D E R AT C A R D I N H A M W O O D S Let the hassles of daily life slip away as you immerse yourself in one of Cornwall’s hidden gems. Step amongst the towering trees and meander along way-marked walking trails, listening to the gently bubbling valley stream and bird calls from on high. Look out for signs of Cardinham Woods’ historic legacy, including the imposing former Wheal Glyn Silver Mine, ancient stone hedge banks, and charming clapper bridge – the last trace of a now vanished medieval chapel. When you’re ready to unwind, take time to reflect with a picnic on the meadow, as Cardinham Water flows gently past, or relax in the comfortable surroundings of Woods Caf .


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IN AN AREA OF OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY ON THE BEAUTIFUL ROSELAND PENINSULA, SOUTH CORNWALL Holiday lodge ownership at Seaview Gorran Haven provides a unique opportunity to experience the great outdoors in one of England’s most scenic settings. So why not come and experience all the benefits that owning your very own lodge offers for yourself? • Beautifully appointed and with south-facing sea views • Heated outdoor swimming pool • Free and unlimited hi-speed WiFi • Fully managed letting scheme • Full 12 month holiday season • 5* Visit England Park • No stamp duty and no legal fees





01726 807 535 SEAVIEWLODGES.CO.UK *Terms & Conditions Apply – please contact Park for full details

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| foodie

Afternoon TE A

Cornwall takes one of Britain’s favourite foodie traditions to a whole new level.


estaurants here in Cornwall are proud serve a different class of food, and the traditional afternoon tea is no exception. From sweet treats to savoury meats, barista coffee to beer, where better than by the rugged Cornish coast to sit and enjoy one ritain’s finest (and, indeed, tastiest) traditions?

A cliff-top castle Camelot Castle Hotel ffering one of the finest afternoon tea experiences in Cornwall in The Explorer’s tea room, served alongside panoramic ocean views and lashings of clotted cream, Camelot Castle Hotel is the perfect place to stop after a day spent exploring Tintagel or wandering the South West Coast Path. Situated on Cornwall’s north coast, just minutes from the historic Tintagel Castle, the Camelot Castle Hotel provides you with the chance to experience this mesmerising area of Cornwall from the utmost comfort, its grand rooms drawing your mind to the legends of days gone by.

Take tea like royalty The Falmouth Hotel Enjoy a traditional Cornish afternoon tea at the historic Falmouth Hotel, situated in prime position overlooking castle beach. Indeed, you will be in good company alongside some of the greats, including Beatrix Potter, Simon Le Bon, prime ministers and even royalty! Warm, freshly baked, crumbling scones are served alongside locally made preserves and lashings of Cornish Roddas clotted cream, as well as a selection of traditional sandwiches and homemade cakes and pastries, all accompanied by a traditional pot of tea or coffee. Fresh, local and homemade produce make this a truly gastronomical delight. The idyllic setting and stunning Victorian architecture make it one of the most iconic hotels in the county. If the sun is shining, enjoy your tea on the manicured lawns with the famous Pendennis Castle perched on the headland, or sample one of the many dining areas, all with far-reaching views and a historical ambience. Prices start from just £14 per person, with vouchers available to buy as the perfect gift.



Tea with a twist

Gin-spired afternoon tea

Longcross Hotel

Scarlet Hotel

The Longcross Hotel offers afternoon teas with a twist! As well as a top-quality traditional cream tea, the team’s savoury afternoon tea with charcuterie and a pint of Doombar is the perfect end to an afternoon spent wandering the beautiful clifftops and Victorian gardens that surround the hotel. Dishes are created using the very best local ingredients, and you can enjoy your teas in the conservatory restaurant or on the decking outside, with spectacular miles of Cornish coastline serving as a backdrop.

Based in north Cornwall, the Scarlet brings together two of Britain’s beloved pastimes; afternoon tea and craft gin to celebrate World Gin Day on 8th June. The hotel is nestled on the hillside in Mawgan Porth, with stunning views across the bay. You can enjoy a distinctly Scarlet-style afternoon tea in the sea-view restaurant with a dash of Cornish gin for good measure. While away the afternoon sampling gin infused homemade cakes, pastries and finger sandwiches with the finest Cornish ingredients. per person including a complimentary ‘G&T’. Available 3rd May to 9th June.




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G OURMET We catch up with all the latest news from some of our favourite chefs, eateries, hotels and pubs.

Gourmet dining at Hotel Penzance

Welcoming, intimate and comfortable – Hotel Penzance is a four star elegant Edwardian townhouse, with far-reaching views across the harbour and out to Mount’s Bay, allowing you to wake up to the inviting sight of the sea every day. Located at the front of the hotel, The Bay Brasserie restaurant is sleek and modern with a delightful terrace that overlooks the hotel pool and the ocean beyond. When the sun’s out you would be forgiven for thinking you were actually sat in the Mediterranean and not in England at all! With gourmet menus featuring the very best local seafood and ingredients, whether you’re after a leisurely breakfast, an afternoon tea, a relaxing dinner, or even a cocktail on the terrace you can enjoy it all from The Bay Brasserie. For more information call 01736 363117 or visit www.hotelpenzance.com

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Boscastle Farmshop You can enjoy breathtaking views of the ocean, cliffs and far-reaching countryside from Boscastle Farmshop. The café has created a mouth-watering menu of farmhouse cooking using the freshest ingredients from locally sourced produce, including the farmshop’s very own award-winning Red Ruby Beef and free-range eggs. The farmshop also has a well-stocked deli and food hall selling fresh local produce as well as a range of gifts and crafts. The summer season sees the return of the much-loved barbeque and hog roast events featuring live music and taking place during the evenings with

a one-off event on 27th May for the bank holiday, and further events running from 27th July until 26th August. Tickets are just £10 per adult and £5 per child. So why not go and watch the sun set over the horizon and enjoy delicious food alongside a choice of beverages? For more information call 01840 250827 or visit www.boscastlefarmshop.co.uk

Wadebridge Wines, a wine merchant like no other

Growth in sales of home-grown sparkling wine around Britain and increasing vine planting means another bumper year to look forward to. According to the team at Wadebridge Wines, Camel Valley, Knightor Winery and Trevibban Mill are all playing a key part in the surge of interest in local wines. The in-store wine favourite of the moment is from the Grace Winery, using Koshu grapes, sourced from Mount Fuji in Japan. Gentle, exotic, fresh and harmonious, it’s not just for Japanese cuisine! Owner Sue tells us: “We’re always pairing food and wine, which gives us a direction of conversation and insight

into our customers’ needs.” Mid-May sees World Whisky Day, when Sue and crew will be showcasing Indian, Scottish, Japanese and Taiwanese showstoppers. Look out for their Craft Beer & Artisan Cider Festival on 22nd June and the Rum and Tequila Festival in July. Wadebridge Wines opens 9am until 6pm, six days a week. For more information call 01208 812692 or visit www.wadebridgewines.co.uk

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Enjoy food with a view in Fowey

This family-run noodle bar in the heart of Truro serves a varied selection of traditional Asian dishes and offers fantastic value for money. The menu will take you on a journey across the continent, from the aromatic spices of Thailand and Malaysia to the delicate flavours and textures of Japan. They also have authentic South Korean barbeque grills at selected tables, delivering a whole new fun way of dining. Everything is freshly prepared on site and made using fresh Asian produce with no MSG and no artificial flavours. What’s more, the team recently launched a brand new main – Taki-Soba, a choice of meat in a Japanese mixed flavour sauce, served over soba noodles. Sound delicious? We think so, so be sure to book yourself a table at Xen Noodle Bar and experience a flavour of Asia. For more information call 01872 222998 or visit www.xentruro.co.uk

Fowey Harbour Hotel’s kitchen, bar and terrace combines a colonial and beachside feel with a contemporary twist. Situated at the mouth of the Fowey estuary, the hotel benefits from panoramic estuary views, with the restaurant and bar flowing seamlessly out onto the elevated terrace, which is perfect for a spot of al fresco dining whilst watching the sun dip beyond the horizon. Chef Director, John Pollard, has developed the hotel’s dining concept. Indeed, John and his team are masters at utilising fresh, locally grown produce with farm-raised vegetables, wild-caught seafood and farm-assured meats to deliver the freshest and most delicious seasonal menus. The bar area is a fabulous space for locals and guests to come together, relax, work and play, serving coffees and cocktails all day, every day. Perch at the impressive bar with its marble counter top, or take a sea view window seat and enjoy a flute of fi .

Speaking of fi , make the most of the Friday and Saturday lunchtime offer of fish and chips with a glass of Prosecco or beer for just £15 per person. There are also cosy Sunday roasts with two courses for £19.95 or three for £24.95 served between 12pm until 5pm, so you can have a weekend escape filled with mouth-watering food. The atmosphere in the restaurant is always relaxed, so sit back, order a drink (and a bite to eat if you’re peckish) because, whether you’re in the mood for cocktails, coffee or a pint of local draught beer, take it from us, you’re sure to enjoy it in the stunning surroundings of the Fowey Harbour Hotel. For more information call 01726 832551 or visit www.thefoweyhotel.co.uk

Sensational summer dining at the Lemon Arms The Lemon Arms in Mylor is the perfect place to put your feet up and enjoy a pub lunch this spring. Here at Cornwall Living, we love taking a leisurely walk around the creek and a race around the park before a hearty meal at the Lemon Arms. The cosy interior and friendly staff promotes a welcoming atmosphere that’s hard to leave – especially after a few pints of Tribute. But it’s the food that really stands out and with pub classics served alongside coastal

specials such as fresh scallop and crab claw paella, you know you’ll leave feeling full and satisfied. If the sun’s out, head outside and enjoy your favourite tipple in the beer garden – this sheltered spot is the perfect sun trap with beautiful potted plants and spacious benches, meaning you could easily spend the whole afternoon lounging at the Lemon Arms. For more information call 01326 373666 or visit www.lemonarms.co.uk


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HIT THE SPOT A hearty recipe that’s just perfect for the start of summer, from Steve and Lynn Allen of Riverford Home Delivery.

SERVES 2 INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch of asparagus Olive oil 4-6 spring onions, depending on size 50g goat’s cheddar ½ lemon Salt and black pepper


erved as a starter in the Riverford Field Kitchen in Devon, this recipe, according to Steve and Lynn, is simplicity itself. “It makes a perfect lunch with a few slices of chewy, crusty bread and butter. We use a goat’s cheddar as it lends itself well to grating, crumbling or shaving, but a younger, fresher goat’s cheese will still hit the mark.”

TOP TIPS New season bunched onions can be used instead of the thinner spring onions; thinly slice the bulbous base of the onion before dividing up the rings. Use a soft, fresh crumbly sheep’s cheese, such as Sussex slipcote, or a feta-style cheese, or some shavings of pecorino.


Start by heating the oven to 210°C/Gas 7.


Snap the lower stalks from the asparagus then split any larger stems in half, lengthways, so that they are all roughly the same size. Toss the asparagus in a baking dish in just enough olive oil to coat. Season with salt and pepper and roast in the oven for 8-12 minutes (depending on their thickness) until tender.


Trim the spring onions; nip off the root, cut off the darker ends and peel away the first layer of skin. Slice very finely at an angle. reak up the slices with your fingertips.


As soon as you take the asparagus out of the oven, squeeze the lemon juice over it and toss the spring onions through. Then pile onto a plate and either crumble, grate or shave the cheese on top. Then enjoy!

RIVERFORD HOME DELIVERY 5 Little Bridge Park, W adebridge PL2 7 6 U N 0 1 2 0 8 2 2 0 3 4 1 www. riverford. co. uk

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The Rod and Line is one of the oldest public houses in the area, being documented as an inn since 1678. It is renowned for its seafood and real ale, as well as its seasonal menu which includes Dexter Beef dishes from cattle on the banks of the River Lyner. The pub hosts a range of live music evenings and is situated close to coastal towns of Looe and beaches at Whitsand and Seaton.

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Raise your glass to provenance and great food at the Merchants Manor, Falmouth.

é TOP Beautifully displayed meals ì RIGHT Using the freshest local ingredients

INSET Experience tantalising flavour combinations


e can probably all agree that Cornish food and drink is some of the best in the country. “We’d be crazy not to take advantage of that, which is why we produce nature inspired food that ticks all the boxes,” says Merchant Manor owner, Nick Rudlin. With three AA Rosettes to its name, Rastella is the highest rated dining experience in Falmouth, featuring bread infused with pear and foraged seaweed, sweet lamb from the meadows above Lizard Lighthouse, and smoked shellfish and salmon from a woodfired oven. From locally-foraged greens, butchers and garden marketers, to the love Chef Patron Hylton Espey puts into every dish on the menu, there is one mantra in the Rastella kitchen at Merchants Manor: ‘What grows together, goes together’. This makes every breakfast, lunch and dinner at Rastella a journey around Cornwall. Raise your glass to provenance and sustainability – sure to keep you pleasantly occupied as you stretch out in front of the fire or curl up in the window seat to be regaled with tales of far flung travels that brought you tonight’s cocktail of choice. With a massive array of gin and tonics and combinations such as twisted classics and traveller s treasures, all sourced from farflung travels where your cocktail masters

have searched, scoured and tasted to craft a cocktail list that’s perfect for a lazy summer afternoon in the garden, or a cosy night in with dinner. Bold selections include: Kentucky Coffee – a new twist on the Espresso Martini, and Stiggins’ Smoked Old Fashioned – dramatically served in a smoking box. Food and wine is a marriage made in heaven and never more so than at Merchants Manor. “Our carefully curated list includes one of the largest selections of organic, vegan, vegetarian, biodynamic and natural wines in the country,” Nick tells us. From the ‘Rare Breeds’ list with some of the most world-renowned vintages, through to easy drinkers, there really is something for everyone, if only so you can test the team on their knowledge! The nature-inspired modern approach at Rastella ensures everything is put together with thought and pure enjoyment in mind, paying close attention to provenance, locality, seasonality and sustainability, so you don’t have to.

DISCOVER MORE Rastella is open seven days a week for lunches and dinner.


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L ove artisan Baker Tom, bringing lovingly made artisan loaves to Cornwall.


om Hazzledine was just 23 when he began baking for his local farm shop. It all started with just three loaves baked in his own kitchen and delivered to the shop on the back of his bicycle. Before long, Tom was supplying many more local shops, markets, cafés and restaurants, and today, 13 years later, he runs four – soon to be five – bakery shops of his own and has an ever-expanding wholesale business across the south west. Tom’s aim has always been to make good, wholesome, interesting bread that tastes good and is good for you (with no added ‘nasties’) – loaves that have been simply made, the way they have been for centuries. And Baker Tom’s ethos still remains the same, since the day he started. As he puts it: “We keep things simple so that the bread can be the rising star.” This spring, Tom is opening a new bakery shop in St Austell, selling his full range of loaves, cakes, pastries and sandwiches to go, which will please locals and visitors alike who have been eagerly awaiting a Baker Tom shop in this area of the county. Baker Tom’s St Austell will join Tom’s growing list of stores in Falmouth, Wadebridge, Penzance and Pool. The shop in Pool is located at the bakery itself and is a buzzing spot with a welcoming café,

serving all day brunch, barista coffees and lunch specials that offer a taste of Tom’s delicious breads. It’s a great place to while away a few hours, whilst watching the bakers hard at work behind the counter. This is where all Tom’s artisan baked goods are created, before being delivered both to Tom’s own shops and other businesses that sell and serve his bread across Cornwall and Devon. But for Tom and his team, the focus still remains on the loaves. From his classic everyday white tin loaf, to more unusual speciality recipes, Tom’s team use the same traditional baking techniques that Tom employed in his own kitchen. They experiment with new loaf flavours every season, putting their own Baker Tom twist on it. “With every loaf, you get a feel for the baker’s personality,” Tom explains. With Baker Tom’s shops and outlets popping up all over the county, there’s no excuse for your ‘daily bread’ to be anything less than good, wholesome, real bread.

é ABOVE Tom's focus remains on beautifully baked, artisan bread

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We discover the delicate botanicals and expert flavour combinations that go into a bottle of Curio spirit.


ABOVE ì The Curio range RIGHT Rubina and William Tyler-Street BELOW Spirits fit for royalty!

urio is a small family business owned and run by Rubina and William Tyler-Street from their base in Mullion. William tells us: “We have an integral understanding of flavours and what they bring to a dish and have applied this knowledge to our spirit range, an influence that can be seen in Curio’s cardamom vodka, which is full of esty spice and, when paired with a soft drink such as Fentiman’s Rose Lemonade, tastes like Turkish delight. “During a walk from our garden and along the coast path from Mullion to the Li ard, the inspiration for Wild Coast Gin was born – the scent of flowers in the garden, the fragrance of pine in the fields, the fresh sea breeze with a hint of salinity on the lips, the aromas from the wild plants and flowers along the coastline – all this is captured in a bottle of Curio gin,” says Rubina. Passionate about provenance, creativity and innovation – Rubina and William wanted to create spirits that are not the norm. ur locality is so special and uni ue due to its landscape and flora and this is what we wanted to replicate in our Wild Coast Gin. Just like a good wine has grapes from its region, Curio’s Wild Coast Gin incorporates the flavours of Cornwall with rock samphire and seaweed botanicals, hand-foraged from Cornwall’s coastline, providing distinctive Cornish flavours for everyone to savour. Rubina and William have grown their offering in recent years from making bottles in a batch in their kitchen, to making several batches at a time in a larger unit, which can produce bottles a day! In busy times, William’s mum and sister will help to label and pack cases, and his dad (being an expert tea planter with a nose) assists in tasting batches, to make sure they’re of the same uality and taste across the board – a dedication that has lead to Curio winning multiple awards for both taste and uality. “We love what we do and love meeting customers at events, with many loyal fans of Curio Spirits – it’s become like a family or community. The range continues to grow with lueberry Gin now part of the collection and a soon to be released range of te uila, so watch this space for more great products from the Curio family!

DID YOU KNOW? CURIO SPIRITS COMPANY Trenance, M ullion TR1 2 7 H B info@ curiospiritscompany. co. uk www. curiospiritscompany. co. uk

Curio spirits are made from 100% English grain, reaffirming the team’s belief that a premium product should be made from premium ingredients – from the product itself to the packaging it comes in.

Find more like this: www. cornwall-living. co. uk


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Boutique style

Manor Fashions offers a unique and relaxing shopping experience for weddings.


anor Fashions is an exclusive boutique specialising in mother of the bride and mother of the groom outfits. Ladies are encouraged to make an appointment where the proprietor, Ann Pascoe, will guide them through hundreds of outfits to find the perfect one for that special day. Judith Milton went to Manor Fashions for the outfit she would go on to wear at her daughter’s wedding at the beginning of April this year, and commented on her experience: “Thank you for your wonderful service Ann. You certainly have such a lovely selection of outfits that it isn t worth going anywhere else; I received so many compliments on my outfit. Offering a relaxed and unique shopping experience, Manor Fashions is situated in a beautiful rural environment in the rear courtyard of Truthall Manor – only two miles from the town of Helston. Although a little off-the-beaten-track, this just lends to the shopping experience and makes it feel like something special, which is how it should feel when shopping for the outfit that you’re going to wear to your child’s wedding. Plus, there’s plenty of parking, making it easier than the hubbub of town. Ann gives these tips for mothers of the bride or groom: “Know what the bridesmaid colours are before looking for your outfit, and make sure to choose colours and styles that suit you – it’s no good choosing a colour to fit in with the theme of the wedding if it washes you out. Also make sure to visit specialist shops so you can try on any number of outfits, and see what works. nline shopping is great but in this instance, it’s sure to cause more stress than trying on outfit there and then. Finally, by going to Manor Fashions, you’re assured of the fact that you will be wearing something special that isn’t available on the high street, and with outfits ranging from to , there’s something for every budget. Get in touch today to book your appointment and find the perfect wedding outfit to make your day even more special.

MAIN Dress to impress at your child's wedding BELOW Manor Fashions has a stunning collection to choose from


Truthall M anor, Sithney, H elston TR1 3 0 DG 0 1 3 2 6 5 6 1 4 5 5 enquiries@ manorfashions. co. uk www. manorfashions. co. uk Find more like this: www. cornwall-living. co. uk


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Chewing gum, doughnuts, new nylons and thousands of smooth-talking, quick-witted soldiers. Cornwall will never forget the day the Americans arrived!

é ì ABOVE Join the Operation Neptune cast on their epic performance around the gardens


rom the warm plains of Maryland, USA, to the cold coastal villages of Cornwall, follow handsome and hopeful US 29th Infantry Division Technical Sergeant, Joe Miller, on his poignant journey to the Nazi-occupied beaches of Normandy, France. Based on remarkable, real, wartime experiences – as well as stories recalled by the residents of Mawnan Smith, Operation Neptune commemorates the 75th anniversary of D-Day with the compelling story of an American GI’s experience of Cornwall at war. The performance is directed by Guy Watson, Cornish director and Artistic Director of Cousin Jack’s – the company behind the much-loved stage adaptation of The Mousehole Cat. Written by awardwinning script writer Charlotte O’Leary, Operation Neptune will star many local faces, including Bec Applebee (Kneehigh Theatre), Rory Wilton (from BBC’s Poldark and the Fisherman’s Friends’ recent feature film), Will Coleman (Golden Tree Productions’ Man Engine) and Emily Woodman

(O-region’s Hireth). Trebah Garden will also be introducing acclaimed actor, Oliver Longstaff, to the county, playing the part of the handsome American hero. The cast will also feature a local community choir and a supporting cast drawn from Hall for Cornwall Youth Theatre and Youth Dance. Operation Neptune is an epic promenade show performed across Trebah Garden, based on the true stories from the thousands of US troops who left from Trebah’s beach to play their role in the D-Day invasion of France. Performed every evening from Tuesday 11th until Saturday 15th June at 7pm, tickets are priced at £16 for adults and £8 for children under 16. The performance takes place on foot around the garden. If you have any queries about accessibility, be sure to call the team directly.

DISCOVER MORE Operation Neptune forms part of Operation Overlord – a programme of events commemorating the 75th anniversary of Trebah’s involvement in D-Day. For details of this and other projects, visit www.trebah-garden.co.uk/dday


M awnan Smith, Falmouth TR1 1 5 J Z 0 1 3 2 6 2 5 2 2 0 0 mail@ trebah-garden. co. uk www. trebah-garden. co. uk Find more like this: www. cornwall-living. co. uk


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t n e m e v e i h c a n e d l o Ag Join Newquay Zoo this May as it celebrates 50 years of invaluable research and conservation.


BELOW Meet the residents!

ewquay Zoo, located on Cornwall’s north coast, is part of the Wild Planet Trust. The organisation began as a small petting zoo, but has evolved into a conservation, research and education charity dedicated to the protection of animals, plants and their environment, both locally and across the globe. Animals that used to live at the zoo include sea lions, bears and leopards, as well as camels, caiman and bison. This year is a very special year for Newquay Zoo, as it celebrates its 50th anniversary on Sunday 26th May! To commemorate such a significant occasion, the team is throwing a very special celebration party on the day from 10am until 5pm, and you’re all invited! Expect 60s-themed live music, giant games, activities, face painting, a barbeque, themed enrichment for the animals, special talks and more – an event that’s most certainly not to be missed. At the party you can take a stroll down memory lane with the zoo’s eye-opening 50th anniversary exhibition. This will lead you through the organisation’s unique journey over the past five decades, plus, you can pick up a free ‘Then and Now’ trail to discover just how much the zoo has changed over the years. Did you know, sea lions used to live in the penguin pool and the penguins could be found where the meerkats now live?

In addition to these exciting 50th birthday activities, Newquay Zoo is proud to be launching Ring Tail Ale, brewed by Keltek Cornish Brewery. This will be available at pubs in the area and, for every pint or bottle sold, the brewery will donate 10p, so you can raise a glass knowing that you’re also raising money for a very worthy cause. So, if you’re still planning your itinerary for the late May bank holiday weekend, be sure to set Sunday aside and come along to this most special of days, where you can join the Newquay Zoo team in making memories to last the next 50 years.


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BELOW Newquay Zoo is well worth a visit any time this spring and summer

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A SIMPLE SOLUTION Mr Denzil May, Consultant at Duchy Hospital, talks us through the symptoms and treatment options for haemorrhoids.


Mr Denzil May, Consultant at Duchy Hospital

DISCOVER MORE If you’d like to know more about the Rafaelo procedure at Duchy Hospital, head over to www.duchyhospital.co.uk To enquire about pricing and appointment availability, please call 01872 302805

aemorrhoids, or piles, are often regarded as an embarrassing problem. However, they are very common and if you are having issues, then you’ll be reassured to know that they can often be treated easily and effectively. Regardless, symptoms should always be investigated to exclude serious pathology. Haemorrhoids are swellings of the vascular cushions that are found inside or around the bottom. These anal cushions help with anal sphincter function, aiding in fine control over flatus (wind) and stool. Everybody has haemorrhoidal cushions and the term haemorrhoids or ‘piles’ is usually used when problems occur such as bleeding, prolapse, itching, discomfort or pain. Piles themselves, whilst bothersome and often requiring treatment, are not usually dangerous. However, bleeding from the back passage or the feeling of a lump certainly requires further assessment, to exclude serious conditions such as rectal or anal cancer. The tests involve an examination of the back passage, often with a proctoscopy (a small short camera inserted into the anus) and then, usually, a ‘flexible sigmoidoscopy’ or ‘colonoscopy’. For the majority of the time, rectal bleeding is caused by piles, however, bleeding from the bottom or a lump is a symptom of bowel cancer, so tests are usually done to exclude these conditions. So how are haemorrhoids treated? Most of the time, no further intervention is

required. Dietary and lifestyle measures such as increased fibre intake, drinking plenty of water and avoiding straining at stool is usually enough to reduce symptoms. Sometimes, gentle laxatives can help reduce straining if dietary measures do not work. If simple measures don’t work, sometimes intervention is then required. The options include rubber band ligation, haemorrhoid artery ligation and plication of prolapse, or haemorrhoidectomy (excision of piles). More recently at Duchy Hospital, radiofrequency ablation of piles has been made available. Radiofrequency ablation, or ‘Rafaelo’, is a novel technique that involves insertion of a special probe into the haemorrhoidal cushion and high frequency electricity is applied, which shrinks the haemorrhoid by heating the tissue. It’s suitable for grade 1 and 2, and early grade 3 piles. Rafaelo is a minimally invasive day case procedure. It’s often carried out under local anaesthetic, but sometimes sedation or general anaesthetic is used. Most patients report very little pain or discomfort and post-operative recovery time is very short. To learn more about this procedure, visit the Rafaelo website at www.rafaelo.co.uk. This procedure is only available to private patients in Cornwall.


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DO YOU WISH YOU HAD A BETTER SMILE? WE CAN HELP. How often have you looked in the mirror, wishing you had a better smile? Few of us have naturally perfect teeth, but with the help of the experienced team at Pure Dental Health we can help create a natural healthy smile to be proud of. Our services range from general dental care and hygiene to orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry and implants, periodontics and endodontics.

SMILE MAKEOVERS The team at Pure has extensive knowledge of cosmetic dentistry, we are able to combine multiple treatment techniques that can give you a beautiful smile. With this knowledge we can deliver your treatment using the most conservative and minimally invasive methods. Helping to preserve and protect your teeth for the rest of your life, whilst creating your new smile. Giving you your confidence back to smile, laugh and know you are in safe hands.

FREE HAND BONDING Composite resin filling material can be used to replace the broken edge of a tooth, improve proportions and form of teeth, and can be used to redesign your whole smile. It is minimally invasive as the material is applied directly to the tooth surface. This technique can be used to address your concerns over the appearance of your teeth often in just a single visit, which in turn offers significant financial savings over conventional porcelain veneers.

MERCURY FREE DENTISTRY We believe that teeth should look like teeth no matter where they are in your mouth. We use tooth coloured materials that are bonded into place providing beautiful aesthetics and help to straighten the teeth. We are proud to say we have been mercury free since new ownership in 2015.

IMPLANT DENTISTRY (SMILE IN A DAY)HAVE HAD Enlighten’s guaranteed In In suitable patients we can replace a conventional removable denture with a fixed restoration in just one day! We use a revolutionary approach that has radically changed the replacement of lost teeth. We can now remove failing teeth, place new implants and provide a fixed full restoration in a single day. This approach to dental treatment allows you to rediscover the feeling of being able to smile with confidence and it allows you to begin to enjoy eating again. The benefits of this type of treatment includes shorter treatment times and lower costs.






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ARE YOU TERRIFIED OF THE DENTIST? You are not alone! Conscious sedation can help you overcome your fears and enable you to have the teeth you have always dreamed of, PAIN FREE! At Pure we offer IV sedation delivered by one of our highly skilled and trained dentists. If you have more complex health issues we are able to offer sedation administered by our consultant anaesthetist, giving you the reassurance that you are in safe hands.


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Following the breathtaking success of 2017’s Mount to Mont cycle challenge, Cornwall Hospice Care announces a new two-wheeled adventure for 2019.

SECURE YOUR PLACE To find out more and register your interest, give Oli a call direct on 01726 874061


ornish charity Cornwall Hospice Care is offering an exclusive opportunity to join a team of 50 cyclists as they ride from the river Camel to the Nantes in northwest France. There are only a few spaces left for the October event that will start from the magnificent Prideaux Place in Padstow, and end at the Chateau des duc de Bretagne. The Chateau is the jewel at the heart of Nantes. Enclosed by fortress walls and surrounded by its own moat, it’s imposing yet welcoming. It’s where Cornwall Hospice Care’s cyclists will celebrate the end of what promises to be an ama ing adventure, when they ride into the walled courtyard four days after leaving Cornwall. The planned 280-mile route explores the beauty of Cornwall on day one, before an overnight ferry crossing to France where the challenge features much of the famous La Velodyssée – the Atlantic cycling route – as the team head south. Cornwall Hospice Care’s Head of Fundraising, li Hoare, tells us: “This bespoke adventure follows on from our hugely successful Mount to Mont cycle in , and will provide our cyclists with fantastic views over Padstow before we head

down and through the town and out across the Camel Trail, eventually reaching France and the finish line. In , li continues, our team, of all ages and abilities, even some who hadn’t ridden a bike in years, raised a breathtaking , to help fund the care we provide to terminally-ill patients and their families. But we also experienced a joint adventure that none of us will ever forget. It’s why I’m riding again and why I hope others will join me for this remarkable and truly uni ue experience. To find out more and to sign up, be sure to visit the charity’s website or give li a call. He finishes We ask each cyclist to raise , , to help fund our care. You can also watch a wonderful film on our website, which was made during the 2017 Mount to Mont Challenge and which features many of those who rode for us – you’re sure to be inspired by their stories!

ABOVE é Sign up for the adventure of a lifetime INSET é 2017's Mount to Mont challenge raised an incredible £111,500

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Cornwall’s only award-winning multi-specialist dental centre

A smile you can trust

At River Practice Specialist Centre you can trust your smile with experienced specialists in the field of ‘brace work’ orthodontics. It’s a no brainer to opt for treatment with a specialist rather than a general dentist.

Find out more

watch our videos and read helpful advice at riverpractice.co.uk

10 Castle Street, Truro, TR1 3AF 01872 242444 • www.riverpractice.co.uk

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Cornwall Air Ambulance’s annual Runway Runaround is set to return for 2019!


DISCOVER MORE To sign up and confirm your place today, simply visit www. cornwallairambulancetrust. org/runway-runaround or call 01637 889926

ornwall Air Ambulance’s annual 10km run, the Runway Runaround, returns this year on Sunday 3rd November. Following the success of last year’s event, with hundreds of runners taking part and thousands of pounds raised for the charity, this year’s Runway Runaround is set to be bigger than ever! This isn’t your everyday 10km route; you’ll be running along and around Newquay Airport’s active runway. Don’t worry though, there won’t be any need to duck! The route will also take you past Cornwall Air Ambulance’s very own helipad, so if you’re looking for a unique run this year, to set yourself a 10km challenge or if you simply want to take part to fundraise for this lifesaving Cornish charity, the Runway Runaround ticks every box. Every penny raised will go towards the New Heli Appeal target of £2.5M, to bring a bigger and faster helicopter to Cornwall by April 2020. The new helicopter will help the crew to reach more people when they need it most. Many of us know somebody who has been airlifted and you never know who might need it next. Ultimately, by taking part in the Runway Runaround, you’ll be


Help achieve CAA's New Heli Appeal target

helping to save more time and more lives in the future. With registration opening on 1st May, make the most of the first month’s Early Bird entry rates, before prices start to increase from June. Entry costs just £15 for non-a liated runners or for a liated runners during May, with no mandatory fundraising requirements.


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Properties to call home

Treyarnon Bay, Padstow Once in a lifetime opportunity, sensational, uninterrupted panoramic views, excellent opportunity for redevelopment, gardens with direct access to coast path, front line position, garage, parking, 2928 sq ft, EPCF

Price on application | Freehold

Mawgan Porth, North Coast Coastal retreat with panoramic costal and countryside views, generous south facing terraced lawns, full width patio terrace and balcony, six bedrooms, study, double garage and gated parking, 2647 sq ft, EPC=C

Guide £2.5 million | Freehold

Talk to us today Ben Davies Head of Department 01872 243 204 bmdavies@savills.com

Tim May Associate Director 01872 243 201 tim.may@savills.com

George Hill Associate 01872 243 205 george.hill@savills.com

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Savills Cornwall

01872 243 200

Lewannick, Mid Cornwall

Kenwyn, Nr Truro

Grade II listed manor house with a range of usefull outbuidlings, rural village location, original features, seven bedrooms, four reception rooms, 5517 sq ft

Attractive detatched house in a pretty rural hamlet, convenient location, two reception rooms, three bedrooms, two bath/shower rooms, 1893 sq ft, EPC=E

Guide £950,000 | Freehold Excess 7 acres

Guide £650,000 | Freehold

Ruan High Lanes, The Roseland

Florence Terrace, Falmouth

Attractive semi-detached cottage, private rear landscaped gardens, off road parking, garage, two reception rooms, three bedrooms, 1319 sq ft, EPC=D

Grade II listed townhouse, views over Falmouth town and Bay, south facing front garden, four bedrooms, one bedroom annexe, double garage, 1925 sq ft

Guide £320,000 | Freehold

Guide £750,000 | Freehold

Staci Shephard Residential Team Coordinator 01872 243 206 staci.shephard@savills.com

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Constantine Bay


This substantial and highly contemporary five bedroom detached residence of individual design and exacting standards occupies a quiet position within the immensely desirable location of Constantine Bay, just a short walk from the Championship Golf Course of Trevose. The property was completed in 2011 to a contemporary design and generous proportions, providing over 2750 square feet of accommodation with beautiful landscaped gardens, detached garage, ample driveway parking and some views to the ocean. EPC B



This attractive four bedroom detached property has an enviable location as part of a small exclusive development alongside the fifteenth fairway of Bowood Park Golf Course. Four bedrooms, two en-suite, provide flexible accommodation complemented by bright and airy reception rooms with some great features such as a wood burning stove, a gorgeous claret AGA and a Solar PV system for hot water heating. Two wooden balconies enjoy splendid open countryside views and established private gardens include lawns, mature borders, paved areas and water features. A garage and roomy driveway provide plenty of parking. EPC D

Rosenannon, Nr St Wenn


This detached four bedroom cottage is situated amongst approximately 1.75 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds with a detached two storey barn that has huge potential to be converted into further accommodation subject to planning permission. The original part of the cottage is thought to be over 200 years old. The gardens are well stocked, with a variety of paths lined with an abundance of flower beds, shrubs and trees leading to different parts of the grounds. There is a fruit and vegetable garden, poly tunnel plus large soft fruit cage and spacious lawns. Of further benefit is a fully enclosed gently sloping paddock accessed through a gate with field shelter. EPC F

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St Merryn


Situated in a convenient location within the bustling village of St Merryn and just a short walk to the many local amenities is this charming and spacious detached dormer bungalow currently a successful holiday let which would equally make for a comfortable family home. The property is approached via the driveway which has plenty of parking for up to four vehicles. Internally there is a large sitting room with a gas fire, kitchen and separate dining room on the ground floor, along with three bedrooms and a family bathroom. On the first floor there is a large master bedroom with under eaves storage, velux window, window seat and an en-suite shower room. EPC E



Green and Rock in partnership with WK Gelston Contractors Ltd have constructed two high quality, high specification detached houses which were completed in October 2018 and come with a 10 year guarantee. Both properties are spacious and contemporary with four double bedrooms, open plan living space and a host of high quality fixtures and fittings. Externally, the properties are finished in a fresh white render with black slate thin stone on the lower part of the walls. There is outdoor lighting to the front and rear of the houses, with added security lighting for the driveway and to light up the rear terraces.



To be sold for the first time in almost 50 years, is this substantial detached cottage with parts dating back approximately 250 years. The property sits on the outskirts of the sought after village of Egloshayle in approximately one acre of established gardens and grounds. The current vendor has recently received support in principal from Cornwall Planning Department for the demolition of the existing house and garages and the construction of three dwellings on the site. As such, the property represents an exceptional residential development opportunity for at least three new homes located within immediate reach of the bustling and highly popular town of Wadebridge. EPC G/D


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01326 565016 www.thematherpartnership.co.uk

ORCHARD LANE, HELFORD, PANORAMIC VIEWS OF THE ESTUARY, ASKING PRICE £775,000 Nestled on the valley side and situated in an elevated position above the picturesque Helford Village, the property enjoys some spectacular panoramic views out across the Helford Estuary. Configured to offer a maximum of four bedrooms, the property has without doubt considerable potential in terms of extending, a possible building plot in the garden or indeed a complete ‘grand designs’ transformation (all of course subject to the necessary planning requisites). Set on a plot of approximately two thirds of an acre, the property is located close to the centre of Helford Village which is one of Cornwall’s most sought after creek side areas. EPC E 47

ST BURYAN, HIGH QUALITY THREE BEDROOM HOME GUIDE PRICE £265,000 What an opportunity to purchase this high quality three bedroom, two bathroom family home having gone through a comprehensive design and refurbishment project overseen by the award winning architect ATArch. A great deal of thought and investment has gone into upgrading the building fabric and energy efficiency in this unique home. EPC pending.

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Prices ranging from £325,000 to £375,000 Only one brand new luxury Triplex apartment and three Duplex apartments remaining! Available to move into now! These stunning, high specification and contemporary designed apartments boasting exceptional living space, including a 33ft living room within the triplex apartments and a private balcony within the duplex apartments. Features include an excellent range of integral appliances, solid oak staircases and beautiful landscaped gardens, plus two parking spaces. Located within a level walk to Lostwithiel’s local amenities, they represent an exciting opportunity for home, holiday or investment and are each offered with incentives worth up to £3,000!* *Offer expires 31st May 2019. Please contact us for full details.


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A stylish one bedroom apartment within the wonderful Perran Foundry development. Blending character and heritage features with modern touches this home will suit many buyers. Parking, gas central heating and double glazing. EPC rating D. Main OfďŹ ce 31 Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2LS T: 01872 272622 CL--86--AD--Clive Pearce Property--1.00.indd 1

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16 High Street Falmouth TR11 2AB Beacon Road, Falmouth EPC Awaited £185,000

Chenhalls, Maenporth EPC D £950,000

Chi An Dowr, Falmouth EPC B £325,000

Mena Chynoweth, Falmouth EPC B £345,000

Mongleath Avenue, Falmouth EPC C £299,950

Trebarvah Woon, Constantine EPC D £485,000

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Trenowth, Truro DETACHED COUNTRY RESIDENCE WITH ANNEXE, SWIMMING POOL AND 3.5 ACRES Found in a delightful rural location just over a mile from village facilities and within easy reach of Truro, this is a fabulous detached single storey country residence. Beautifully presented with large light rooms enjoying views over the private grounds, adjoining ďŹ elds and countryside beyond. Extended substantially at the side with an amazing orangery. The accommodation comprises four bedrooms in total (two en-suite), sitting room, dining room, kitchen, utility, integral double garage. Self contained wing/annexe with open plan kitchen and living room, double bedroom and shower room, ideal for a dependent relative, but offers excellent income potential for holiday letting. Fabulous enclosed gardens with heated swimming pool and two paddocks. Oil central heating. EPC - E

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BE A friend

We find out more about Cornwall’s stroke befriending service as it celebrates its 1st birthday.

é ABOVE Discover the benefits of the Stroke Befriending Service ì INSET Recieve support from others who have been through a stroke or provide it for someone else

DISCOVER MORE The Stroke Befriending Service is managed by Volunteer Cornwall, registered charity number 1069957, and commissioned by Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.


ach year in Cornwall, approximately 1,300 people have a stroke – often leading to life changing challenges that can include both physical and communication disabilities. Life after a stroke can be lonely and the various after-effects can mean that people are at an increased risk of experiencing anxiety and depression. The Stroke Befriending Service is celebrating its 1st anniversary; the service helps those who have experienced a stroke feel less isolated by matching them with a volunteer to talk about their experience, the volunteers then typically meet with those affected by a stroke once a week for six weeks offering support and encouragement. Janet had a stroke in and has first hand experience of the benefits that can arise through participating in the scheme. Her stroke left her with severe communication di culties, which meant she couldn’t communicate with her family properly. She was subsequently matched to a peer befriender, Margaret, who she bonded and laughed a lot with. When giving feedback about the service Janet exclaimed: “This is the most I think I have ever been able to talk since I had my stroke, thank you so much.” Janet now attends the Penzance stroke support group set up by Margaret and

husband John. This is a huge leap for her, as for two years after her stroke Janet rarely ventured outside the house. Janet has also become friends with Jonathan, who also attends the group as a result of meeting John and Margaret through the befriending service. These previously isolated people now have new friendships and a support network for talking about the challenges they face. Neil, another volunteer who has had a stroke himself and has encouraged clients to take up new hobbys says I find being a befriender a rewarding and humbling experience, as you are supporting those who may feel isolated and alone." These stories show the positive impact volunteering as a stroke befriender can have on someone’s life. The service is currently in urgent need of volunteers for the programme so if you, or anyone you know is up for being a befriender, then contact Volunteer Cornwall and discover how you can be a friend to someone who needs you.


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