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Over and above all other guidebooks, we cherry-pick only those seriously special spots, places, producers and people to feature in our bespoke, easy on the eye (and easy on the iPhone) guide to the very best of Cornwall. From north coast to south, east Cornwall to west; our reviews are tried, tested and totally exclusive. Discerningly different.

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Rock Oyster Festival 2014

Rock Oyster Festival is set to return this summer on Saturday 12 July with organisers promising a party not to be...

The Case of the Frightened Lady: Miracle Theatre

Why is the lady so frightened? And who dropped the red scarf? For their 35th birthday the arbiters of outdoor theatre are revisiting The Case of the Frightened Lady. One of Miracle's finest...

Veuve Clicquo's Polo on the Beach 2014

Polo on the Beach is back for 2014 baby on Saturday 5th – Sunday 6th July for the 8th year running. Get ready to start knocking back the Veuve Clicq as the equine action takes place on Watergate Bay....

Polgoon 2013 Vintage

Ah, English wine week. It’s been the perfect excuse to have a mid-week tipple in fabulous sunshine. At the GCG office we’re ready for a taste of the new 2013 vintage from Polgoon, Cornish makers of delectable wines and...

Win £500 to spend at Sofa.com

What better way to relax this summer than on a super-comfy sofa or bed from Sofa.com? Imagine it, you spend all day sizzling and swimming at the beach and return home with sandy toes to collapse into a Bluebell three seater clad in...

A Guide to… Wadebridge

Wadebridge makes an awful lot of noise for such a small town, and it isn’t letting nearby Padstow keep all the fun for itself. Neat, compact and easy to explore, Wadebridge is a great place to spend the day getting a feel for all...

Little Plates Bar & Eatery

Perfect for the indecisive (like myself) and the greedy who want everything on the menu (me again), Little Plates is the place for digging in and trying the lot. Just make sure you take a friend to help you...

Rick Stein & Kurt Jackson take ‘A Bite of The Camel’

Cool contemporary artist Kurt Jackson and infamous chef Rick Stein are joining forces to celebrate their passion and inspiration from the banks of the River Camel with a new summer art exhibition ‘A Bite of The Camel’....

Home Brewing Course - The Brew House

GCG will be joining head barista Will at Origin Coffee’s ‘The Brew House’ on the harbour front in Porthleven for a home brewing masterclass. That’s right, as a dedicated coffee lover I am about to immerse myself into the science...

Sam's on the Road - Cornish Orchards

Thursday 1st May – 6pm – be there or be square quite...

Sofa.com with Rohan Blacker

Since I laid eyes on the three-seater Oscar sofa in sloe coloured velvet (my dream house is one of subtlety), I’ve been dying to find out more about the furnishings company with a soft...

Old School Bar & Kitchen

Get ready for a warm welcome, we’re going back to school....

Smuggler's Pie & Ale Festival 2014

The Smuggler’s Den Inn in Cubert, is hosting its 15th annual Pie & Ale Festival from Friday 2nd – Monday 5th May. The weekend long festivities is a veritable feast of homemade Cornish fodder combined with over 70 fine ales for...

Choc choc chocca - Easter at the Museum

Cornwall’s museums are choc-choc- chocca with treasures to explore, stories to enjoy and a host of family friendly activities waiting to be discovered this Easter....

Porthleven Food & Music Festival 2014

Porthleven is a proper little foodie haven and their annual Food & Music Fest is a coveted affair, and certainly one not to miss. This year’s Porthleven Food and Music Festival is taking place on Saturday 26th April around the...

Champagne Afternoon Tea: The Scarlet Hotel

When you’re a daughter (or a son for that matter) Mother’s Day appears on the horizon as a day to celebrate your mum, spoil her a little bit and of course, be on your best behaviour. When I spotted that The Scarlet Hotel was...

Fal Oyster Gathering 2014

Celebrate the 5th Fal Oyster Gathering with a weekend of Cornish Fish & Ships on Friday 28th – 30th March 2014. The three days of festivities are held on the last weekend of the wild native Fal oyster season with local foodie...

Fifteen's Spring Farmers Market 2014

Celebrate the start of spring on Saturday 15th March as Fifteen Cornwall open up their gazebo doors for their Spring Farmers’ Market in the Extreme Academy Car Park at Watergate Bay. Doors open bright and early at 9.30am when, armed...

Sicilian Season: Fifteen Cornwall

Celebrate the sumptuousness of Sicily and the coming of Spring at Fifteen Cornwall from 24 February to 28 March 2014 with a bellissima three course lunch....

Tregothnan's Garden Tours 2014

The Tregothnan Estate near Truro, home to the same family since 1335, has the largest historic garden in Cornwall. Translated from Cornish it means 'The House at the Head of the Valley’ and at the beating heart of the estate is the...