The Roseland Revealed: Our Top 10 Wonders in Cornwall’s Coastal Paradise

Nestled away from the bustling tourist hubs of St. Ives and Padstow lies Cornwall’s best-kept secret – the Roseland Peninsula. Far from the madding crowds, this enchanting corner of Cornwall beckons those seeking an unspoiled haven of natural beauty, historic charm, and coastal serenity. Often overlooked, the Roseland Peninsula boasts a treasure trove of experiences waiting to be discovered. Join us on a virtual journey as we unveil the allure of this hidden gem, showcasing 10 captivating things, and some incredible Gems to call home, to experience that make the Roseland Peninsula a destination like no other for an unforgettable holiday. From historic castles to secluded beaches and charming villages, let the magic of the Roseland Peninsula captivate your imagination and inspire your next Cornish adventure.

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Easter holidays 2024 in Cornwall mum and child walking along sunny beach in St Ives

Find Space to Breathe this Easter

Easter in Cornwall is a magical time of year, where the region bursts into an oasis of colour with the combination of coastal wildflowers and azure blue seas; sub-tropical gardens and evergreen woodlands, and the picturesque landscapes truly come alive with the sights and sounds of nature.

With the two-week break on the horizon, there’s never been a better time to connect with the outside world, explore the elements of nature and feel refreshed as we move into a new season. Springtime is marked by the rejuvenation of flora and fauna across the county, along with the unveiling of vibrant scenery, whilst the winter chill melts away.

Whether you’re a loyal Cornwall-explorer, or are visiting the beautiful corners of our coastline for the first time, we welcome you with open arms and invite you to discover the enchanting countryside, quaint villages and majestic seascapes. With a myriad of activities and attractions on offer this Easter, you’re guaranteed an invigorating springtime experience.

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Sustainable Christmas Gifting

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Although the festive season may seem like a while away, it’s slowly creeping up on us, so it’s never too early to get present planning. At Cornish Gems, we’re a lover of all things Cornwall, and even more so when they’re sustainably sourced and locally made. Whether you’re looking to buy for someone who’s bought a new home that needs decorating, a child about to start school, or an enthusiastic foodie, we hope to offer you some inspiration, with our extensive list of stocking ideas.

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Unleash the Fun: Dog Friendly Cornwall – Where Furry Friends Stay for Free!


Imagine this…you and your furry-friends exploring the iconic coastlines of dog friendly Cornwall, with the sea breeze in your hair (or fur!), before you unwind in a cosy cafe, with a puppuccino or a doggy ice cream. After a long day wandering the Cornish landscapes, settle into your own Gem, equipped for all your dog’s needs, so that you can put your feet up and relax. With our newest campaign, Dogs Stay Free, pup-parents no longer need to worry about an additional pet supplement fee. Choose your preferred Dog Friendly Gem so that your pups can skip the kennels and emBARK on a luxury holiday, for free! You’ll have a ball on your next Cornish staycation!

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October Half Term in Cornwall

As the crisp autumn air descends upon the picturesque landscapes of Cornwall, a world of adventure and discovery awaits during the October half term (23rd-27th October 2023). This enchanting coastal region, with its dramatic cliffs, golden beaches, and charming villages, becomes an ideal destination for families seeking both relaxation and excitement. From exploring historic castles to indulging in Cornish delicacies, the possibilities are endless. Join us as we unveil a curated guide to the most captivating October half term in Cornwall. 

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Discover the Beauty of Cornwall for Less

Renowned for our stunning coastal landscapes, charming villages, and rich history, exploring Cornwall doesn’t have to break the bank. We’ve put together some affordable and enjoyable activities that will allow you to experience the beauty and culture of Cornwall without breaking the bank. Don’t forget, we have savings of up to 40% off through the summer months on our beautiful Gems…

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World Environment Day 2023

Cornwall is our home, and we’re passionate about keeping it clean, safe, and protected. We’ve nailed delivering high quality, luxury holidays in Cornwall, but there is uncertainty and concern about Climate Change and the impact it’ll have on Cornwall, such as rising sea levels, faster coastal erosion, and more. As a leading business in our industry, we feel both passionate and responsible about tackling these issues where we have the power to do so.

We caught up with Emma, our Environmental Social Governance (ESG) Manager in light of World Environment Day 2023 to get her insights on all the things Cornish Gems do to ensure we prioritise the environment…

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Kate to Coast: Wild Swimming Adventures in Cornwall

Surrounded by the ocean on all sides but one, our county is one of fishing, secluded coves and pumping surf. With endless spots along Cornwall’s coastline begging for a bracing dip, it’s no surprise that wild swimming in Cornwall is a popular pastime for locals and visitors. 

In recent years, the UK has seen a boom in wild swimming activity, with first timers heading towards lakes, rivers and oceans. But we caught up with someone who has been in and out of the sea for as long as she can remember. Kate Passmore (@katetocoast) is a wild swimming enthusiast, embedded in the open water swimming community. We touched base with Kate to get her knowledge, insights and experiences of Wild Swimming in Cornwall, and to find out what keeps Kate going back to the ocean for more…

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An Interview With…Keely Stocker, Marketing Brand and Communications Director at FatFace

Back in 1988, FatFace founders Tim and Jules were enjoying life on the slopes. Just two friends, one camper van and an endless spirit of adventure. For over 30 years they’ve carried the belief that life is for living and more fun with those we love. And the clothes we wear are part of the journey. Now a household name, FatFace has been carefully crafting clothing to live life in, to embark on everyday adventures that make you smile.

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How To Have A More Sustainable Holiday

The search for a more sustainable holiday has certainly gained momentum, with many of our guests seeking to reduce their carbon footprint, and tread a little lighter on the destinations they love to visit. Whilst travel will always have some impact on the planet, how can we minimise the damage and still explore?  

Now we’re a certified B Corp organisation, we want to share our top ways to have a more sustainable holiday in Cornwall. From considering how you get here, to leaving your favourite place better than you found it, let this be your go-to guide for travelling more mindfully, without compromising on your fulfilling, indulgent, and memory-packed staycation. 

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