Great Little Breaks introduces Minidubs for the VW campervan experience

The UK’s best-loved UK short breaks specialist Great Little Breaks introduces a novel VW campervan-inspired vehicle – the ‘Minidub’ – to cruise the country lanes and spectacular coastlines of Cornwall and Devon by day, and which converts into a comfortable bedroom by night.

George II in blue, Jethro in green and Denzil in orange are

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Boutique Retreats’ new pin boards website for self-catering properties

Boutique Retreats – a collection of 75 extraordinarily sophisticated self-catering properties across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire and the Cotswolds – has launched a freshly-designed website with ‘Look Books’ – pin boards of interior and exterior inspiration to captivate the design-conscious.

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Divided into various search categories including ‘Sleeping’, ‘Living’ and ‘Bubbles’, discerning

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Cornwall: Surfing for Beginners

As the weather begins to heat up and Britons flock to the great outdoors in their thousands, there is no better time – or excuse – to get outside and discover a new sport or hobby. The benefits of finding a new sport to enjoy can make a huge difference to your life.

Getting involved

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New Arrivals Humboldt’s Penguin Chicks at Paradise Park Cornwall

Staff at Paradise Park in Hayle Cornwall are delighted to have baby Humboldt’s Penguin chicks.

Humboldt’ Penguin chicks Aurora and Miski and Keeper Oliver Frost

Curator David Woolcock said “These two wonderful little characters are proving very popular with visitors. They are now ten weeks old and have been given the Peruvian names ‘Miski’ and

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Boutique Retreats new properties and summer availability

Boutique Retreats – a collection of over 60 highly sophisticated self-catering properties across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire and the Cotswolds – introduces several striking new properties.

Plus, there’s still availability – albeit limited – over the summer months throughout the portfolio – take a look!

Whether you’re looking for a long weekend away or

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As Economy Improves More Brits Enjoying UK Staycations

As Economy Improves More Brits Enjoying UK Staycations As the economy in Britain continues to improve more and more people in the UK are choosing to take luxurious staycation holidays that feature the best that Britain has to offer. During the summer of 2013 over 41 million chose to take a UK holiday traveling to

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Cornwall; a land of sun, sea and surf

If you love land and water, you should visit Cornwall where beaches are in plenty and sands are in abundance. Surf in the water for hours and walk on the warm-cold sands of South Coast Path National Trail to delight your body and soul. The sandy coves have their natural beauty to attract you.


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Discovering St. Ives

Situated near the very tip of Cornwall, St. Ives can offer a very private retreat on the coast of England. If you’re looking for a private getaway in your own accommodation, then St Ives holidays have a lot to offer.

The Private Getaway

Rather than looking for a hotel or crowded accommodation, the best way

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The rugged beauty of the Cornish coastline

Right in the most southern point of the UK is Cornwall, and it has a great deal of coastline with dramatic cliffs. You will also find that there are some spectacular beaches here that are surrounded by wonderful scenery that is very rugged.

If you are interested in hiking, then there are some spectacular walks

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Half term Surfing in Cornwall whilst staying in a safari-style tent!

You and your kids will love Hobie and Woody (both sleep six) – two new, super-trendy, gigantic safari-style tents in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on Cornwall’s Lizard Peninsula.

Elevated on wooden platforms, they have wood-fired cookers, quality sprung mattresses, linen bedding, hot water showers and separate loos. The surfing-instructor owners are offering free

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