Over the last few months we have come to appreciate the simple things; a headland walk, a loaf of homemade bread, a good book … so, here at Gems, we turn our thoughts to the coming season, and the simplest, finest pleasures that come with it. Read on to discover our favourite luxury retreats from which to enjoy a back-to-nature staycation in Cornwall this autumn and winter.
Probably one of the prettiest fishing ports in Cornwall, Fowey has a quaint but vibrant atmosphere, perfect for those who seek picturesque walking routes, independent shops, and a fix of historical intrigue. Fowey’s shops and galleries tumble down to the water, where estuary adventures begin. Read more
Are you longing for a dose of fresh air and vitamin sea? Or perhaps you’re on the search for a stylish party pad, or romantic escape for two? A weekend in Cornwall is the perfect solution, and our Gems Weekender has arrived to save the day. Read more
It’s not long until Christmas waves its wand over the county, so we’ve rounded up our favourite festive things to do in Cornwall at Christmas; whether you’re planning a cosy escape for two, or an exciting treat for the whole family, read on to gather ideas for your Christmas in Cornwall … Read more
In July 2019, a team of seven Gems took up the Trekfest challenge, raising funds for our charity of the year, Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust. Trekking up to 50K, our team took on the undulating terrain of the Brecon Beacons and raised over £1600.Read more
Map out your Cornish days with culture in mind … with such a rich heritage and bucket-loads of character, it couldn’t be easier to bring you Cornwall’s top six cultural spots. It seems that in Cornwall, every path, cliff and cove has a story to tell, so culture vultures are spoilt for choice. Read more
With over 200 dog-friendly beaches to choose from, Cornwall really is a wonderful playground for your coastal companion. From sheltered coves to miles of windswept sand, we’ve rallied our team and their dogs and headed out to bring you our top 10 favourite beaches. Read more
Why not spend February half term in Cornwall and keep the whole family entertained. Wrap up warm, pull on your boots and step outside, we’ve mapped out just some of the local events and our favourite hidden spots in the county for you all to enjoy.Read more