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THE ONLY GUIDE TO THE SERIOUSLY SPECIAL SPOTS IN CORNWALL.

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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Miracle Theatre's The Tempest

“I long to hear the story of your life, which must captivate the ear strangely.”Celebrating their 35th birthday with a tour of the Tempest they are bringing indomitable outdoor theatre to veritable venues across...

Lusty Glaze Beach Sundowner Sessions: The Feeling

A picture perfect secluded cove, surrounded by towering cliffs. The guys at LGB have got themselves a particularly special slice of...

Pengenna Manor: A most marvellous affair

It seems to me that what one needs when organising an event – other than a robust ‘to-do’ list – is a cracking venue to hold such event. However it is really people that make a venue work for my money and such a person is a...

Port Eliot Festival 2014

Port Eliot Festival is back baby! After a year’s sabbatical the creative cool weekend of music, books, films, ideas, fashion, food, wild swimming and spontaneous happenings is almost...

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...

Lusty Glaze Beach Sundowner Sessions 2014

Newquay sees its fair share of live music events held over the summer months, but none quite as special as these. The secluded sandy haven that is Lusty Glaze Beach will once again provide the backdrop for some seriously unforgettable...

Leopallooza 2014

Getting bigger and better with age, it’s described as “the greatest house party in a field” - except there's no need to worry about red wine on the cream carpet, destruction of your parent's vase as per the traditional house...

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....