Summer seems to slip by so quickly, and yet there is so much to look forward to when autumn comes around. From pottery workshops to pumpkin picking; we round up our favourite autumn activities in Cornwall, to help you make the most of your wholesome autumn escape.
Upcycling, restoring and repurposing existing furniture results in fewer transportation emissions, as well as less virgin materials being used in the manufacture of new products. Transforming old or antique pieces means less landfill, less waste, and a characterful, valued and beautiful end product.
The rise of sea-swimming groups, Wim Hoff ice baths and the emerging interest around ‘blue health’, have certainly shone a light on the restorative power of water. More focus, less stress, and a surge of welcome endorphins have all been noted as cold water benefits. But even for those who simply paddle in the shallows or stay aboard the boat, being around water is inherently calming and invigorating.
I was invited to join Rupert Cooper at Philleigh Way Cookery School for a recent vegetarian course and it didn’t disappoint. Rupert owns and runs Philleigh Way, one of Cornwall’s most popular Cookery Schools that’s been trading since 2018 when Rupert made the transition from being a professional rugby player to becoming a professional chef.
Here in Cornwall, we’re not short of beautiful places to visit, rugged coastline to marvel at and wild countryside to explore. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite things to do and activities to try to help make the most of your summer holiday.
Nothing says “serene” quite like a riverside abode. Glassy water views and tideline walks help to wash worries away, and for a touch of slow adventure, dreamy creeks and inlets can be explored up close on the water. Our tranquil riverside escapes in Cornwall are dotted from Pentire to the River Fal, and offer relaxation and beauty in abundance. Read on for a peek at some of our unique waterside homes and find your favourite…
Having never been to Cornwall before, we invited interiors aficionado Sarah from The Copper Beech House to experience a stay with Cornish Gems.
Knowing Sarah has a keen eye for detail and design, whilst also being busy mum of two little ones, Sea Song in Falmouth ticked all the boxes for their family getaway by the sea.
Sarah gives us a sneak peek into their Cornish adventure last winter – for more information on how to
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Spring into Cornwall with Exclusive Offers from Cornish Gems.
Spring in Cornwall is all about shaking off the winter blues a little earlier than most of the country. Of course, the milder weather and lighter evenings make it a perfect time to explore our beautiful county.Read more
Cornish Gems: Our Sustainability Journey.
At Cornish Gems we have always loved Cornwall, the landscape, the coast, the culture and the people. We understand that loving Cornwall is not enough, we are pro- actively searching for ways across the business to reduce our impact on the planet.Read more