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…
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…
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.
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
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.
Cornwall lends itself to new beginnings, new experiences and feeling good. Of all the ways to start a new decade, we place a wellbeing break in Cornwall at the very top of the list.Read more