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
At Cornish Gems we know a thing or two about holidays in Cornwall – our offices are based in St Ives and Truro and we have a local team of people who are passionate about everything this county has to offer. So we’ve mapped out our top 5 tips to create the perfect Cornwall holiday, read on to find out more and create a very special holiday for your trip to Cornwall in 2019.Read more
When it comes to luxury holidays in Cornwall, our Cornish Gems team is passionate about offering our guests beautiful properties to stay, complemented with excellent customer service. So, we’re are thrilled that Cornish Gems has been nominated for a third year at the British Travel Awards 2018 as Best UK Self Catering Holiday Company 2018. Read more
Since its launch in March 2015, viewers of the popular BBC drama based on Winston Graham’s period novels, ‘Poldark’, have flocked to the West Country to follow in the footsteps of Ross and Demelza. Stay in luxury Poldark holiday cottages near all the filming action, walk the dramatic, rugged clifftops, soak up the breathtaking seascapes and explore our Cornish Heritage.
We are delighted to team up with Cornish Michelin-starred chef Ben Tunnicliffe, to offer our guests an exclusive opportunity to create private dining experiences in our luxury holiday homes, what could be better than that? – read on to find out more.
It’s no secret that Cornwall is firmly on the foodie map, and we’re rather glad about that here at Gems HQ. When it comes to Cornish cuisine, oh boy are we spoiled! But it’s not just the delicious food that takes centre stage as gin distilleries, wineries and breweries add a little holiday spirit too helping to rubber stamp our fine Cornish reputation for all things artisan.