Archive for October, 2011

National Trust Houses & Gardens

Posted on: October 3rd, 2011 by bejowan No Comments

Cornwall is host to many beautiful houses and gardens, 6 of which are in the care of The National Trust – Antony, Lanhydrock, Cotehele, Trelissick, Glendurgan and Trengwainton – covering between them a huge variety of plants, styles, features and moods. In addition to the loveliness of the gardens, they all have tea rooms or restaurants, shops and there are renowned art and craft galleries at Trelissick and Cotehele.

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Lusty Glaze Adventure Centre

Posted on: October 3rd, 2011 by bejowan No Comments

Zip-wire, abseiling, coasteering, surfing, jet ski rides, kite boarding or mountain biking, Lusty Glaze is a leisure complex nearby, in Newquay, offering all types of adventures on land or on sea. It is also a great beach, loved by visitors and locals alike. After the adventure there is a restaurent and for the more indulgent amongst you, also the option to have a massage on the beach

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Tate St.Ives

Posted on: October 3rd, 2011 by bejowan No Comments

Part of the world-renowned Tate group of galleries, Tate St Ives has a distinctively local feel, with exhibitions by artists from Cornwall, such as the St Ives Modernists and the Newlyn School, as well as work from around the world. Visit the picturesque village of St.Ives while you are in the area and browse the many galleries for more Cornish art inspiration.

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Newquay Sea Safaris and Fishing

Posted on: October 3rd, 2011 by bejowan No Comments

Travel at speed from Newquay’s picturesque old port – out to the deep blue waters of Cornwall’s azure sea – to enjoy a day’s wreck or reef fishing or a thrilling ocean adventure. An experienced skipper will take you to the perfect places to drop anchor for deep sea fishing from the deck of the purpose-built boat, the Atlantic Diver. Fishing, snorkeling or exploring hidden coves of the Newquay coastline, getting out on the ocean is an exciting outing during your visit to Cornwall.

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Fifteen Restaurant Cornwall

Posted on: October 3rd, 2011 by bejowan No Comments

Jamie Olivers Fifteen Restaurant is situated right on the beach of Watergate Bay, with stunning views over the beach and ocean.
The restaurant offers modern, Italian-influenced dishes, using seasonal ingredients from the finest artisan producers in the county. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Booking in advance is advised.

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Surfing Fistral Beach Newquay

Posted on: October 3rd, 2011 by bejowan No Comments

Whether you are a beginner who wants to give surfing a go in Newquay, Cornwall for the first time, or someone who wants to improve their surfing skills, Fistral beach is a great desitination for the entire family.
Choose one of many of the surf schools in Newquay to hire a board, wetsuits and take surfing lessons.

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DairyLand Farm World

Posted on: October 3rd, 2011 by bejowan No Comments

Enjoy the fun of an all weather attraction providing entertainment for all ages at DairyLand Farm World.
Get up close to and hold or pet some of the animals at the farm, from cows to goats to rabbits and ferrets. Offering everything from children’s playgrounds, pony rides and nature trails.

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Cornwall Karting

Posted on: October 3rd, 2011 by bejowan No Comments

A thrilling day out for all ages, the track at St. Eval, not far from Bejowan Barns, offers fun-filled go-karting for adults, teens and children from three years old.

The four racing circuits vary in length and complexity, one even has a flyover. There are a range of karts available to suit any level of ability, including junior karts with remote safety controls to keep the fun safe.

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National Maritime Museum

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This modern museum sits right on the water’s edge in the heart of Falmouth’s stylish Discovery Quay on the south coast of Cornwall. Its lively, interactive displays tell of the evolution of seafaring and the maritime history of Cornwall.

View Falmouth harbour from both above the water at the top of the Look Out tower and below the surface in the underwater Tidal Zone.

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Cornish Seal Sanctuary

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Located in the pretty village of Gweek is this working wildlife rescue centre. Watch the seals at play, at feeding time and learn how the dedicated team nurse the seals back to health and back to the sea.

A must for animal lovers, the centre also cares for otters, goats, sheep and ponies.

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