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Spring Into Cornwall

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

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Our Sustainability Journey

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

Sustainable Christmas

A Sustainable Cornish Christmas

How to Have a Sustainable Christmas in Cornwall.

This Christmas we once again look forward to welcoming visitors to enjoy the festive season with family and friends in our beautiful properties. For many people, locals and visitors, reducing their environmental impact has become an increasingly important priority. With that in mind we’ve put together a guide to some of the simple ways that you can have a sustainable Cornish Christmas.Read more

Christmas in Cornwall

Cornwall’s Top 5 Christmas Adventures

The magic of a Cornish Christmas adventure is hard to beat.  Crunching through golden leaves, sipping local mulled ciders at festive markets, that bracing boxing day swim and of course carols around the fishing harbours. It truly is a most wonderful time of the year and we invite you to share your adventures with us.  Read on for our top 5 favourite adventures for the whole family. Read more

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Portreath, Porthtowan and Tehidy: Discovering Cornwall

Portreath, Porthtowan and Tehidy

We never need an excuse to visit the beautiful section of Cornwalls’ north coast that encompasses Portreath and Porthtowan. Especially with sandy beaches nestled between dramatic cliffs, inspiring coastal path walks, rolling Atlantic surf and strolls around the scenic woods at Tehidy, there truly is something for everyone.

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Cornish Gems Teams up With CHT

Cornwall Heritage Trust

There’s so much more to Cornwall than Cornish cream teas and beaches, although we love both!  Cornish Gems have teamed up with Cornwall Heritage Trust to provide an exclusive opportunity to our guests to discover and explore some of the most iconic sites in Cornwall. Our guests now have the opportunity to choose an annual family membership to the Cornwall Heritage Trust as their complimentary welcome gift.Read more

Extraordinary Homes for Indulgent Escapes

Our incredible Extraordinary Gems collection showcases the best large holiday homes in Cornwall. From mid-summer gatherings with cliff-top hot tubs, to Yuletide celebrations in the grandest of dining rooms,  read on to discover our top ten large holiday homes for gatherings.

Situated in breathtaking locations around Cornwall, our Extraordinary Gems pull out all the stops when it comes to luxury holidaying, featuring everything from cinema rooms to hot tubs, private beach access to serene wellness spas.

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Top Six Cultural Spots in Cornwall

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

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Top 5 tips to create the perfect Cornwall holiday

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

Poldark, Cornwall

Holiday in Poldark’s Cornwall – find a Cornish Gem in top Poldark locations

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.

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Out and about in dog friendly Cornwall

Confident salty sea dogs bound along the shoreline, smaller spirited dogs tease the incoming waves, whilst tired old timers just watch the world go by. It’s just another day in the life of our four-legged coastal companions. When the weekend comes around, our very own Gems dogs are always part of the plans as Cornwall presents all the right ingredients for a jolly good dog’s day out. Read on to explore our favourite paw-friendly Cornish walks and find your Gem in dog friendly Cornwall!

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