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The top 5 most beautiful beaches in Cornwall

Burn Park | Clowance Estate | Luxury Lodges Collection

Cornwall is renowned for offering plenty of sun, sea, and sand. And during the summer months, the county’s beaches could certainly give the …

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Introducing our new facilities at Clowance

Clowance Estate | Luxury Lodges Collection

Our clubhouse at Clowance has recently undergone quite a transformation. We’ve introduced a new look and feel in our cafe bar, launched brand new …

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Top things to do in St Ives

Clowance Estate | Luxury Lodges Collection

The beautiful seaside town of St Ives is just a short drive from Clowance, making it the perfect place for a fun-filled day trip. We’ve narrowed …

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Britain’s favourite walks: Lake District top 5

Whitbarrow Village

In 2018, a survey of thousands of walkers by the Ordance Survey and The Ramblers revealed Britain’s 100 best waling routes. The results …

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Wildlife spotting in the Lakes this spring

Luxury Lodges Collection | Whitbarrow Village

As the weather grows warmer, and the days become longer, there’s no better time to head out and explore the fells and valleys of the Lake …

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Why Clowance is the perfect destination for a springtime getaway

Clowance Estate | Luxury Lodges Collection

You can’t beat a springtime getaway, particularly in a place as beautiful as Cornwall. But there are a few things which really help put our …

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Inside our award-winning Farmhouse apartments

Luxury Lodges Collection | Whitbarrow Village

Under the spotlight this month are the Farmhouse apartments at Whitbarrow. These stunning properties are part of our David Lloyd’s Iconic …

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An interview with locals: our favourite places to visit near Burn

Burn Park | Luxury Lodges Collection

We’ve asked our Resort Manager, Debbie, and our Reception Manager, Gemma, to share a few of their favourite places near Burn. From sandy beaches …

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Easter in Cornwall

Burn Park | Clowance Estate | Luxury Lodges Collection

From egg hunts and craft fairs to historic music festivals, there are all sorts of fabulous family-friendly activities taking place in Cornwall …

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Easter in the Lake District

Luxury Lodges Collection | Whitbarrow Village

Easter is the perfect time to visit the Lake District. Not only does the beautiful Lakeland scenery come to life in the springtime, but there are …

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The best bluebell walks in Cornwall

Burn Park | Clowance Estate

Nothing says “spring” like acres of woodland blooming with wildflowers and there’s no better place to see bluebells than in Cornwall. …

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10 things you probably didn’t know about the Lake District

Luxury Lodges Collection | Whitbarrow Village

The Lake District is up there with the some of the most beautiful places in the world. But it’s also one of the most fascinating. Here are some …

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Introducing our new Coach House properties

Clowance Estate | Luxury Lodges Collection

In the spotlight this month are the Coach Houses at Clowance. These properties are the latest addition to the David Lloyd’s Iconic Collection …

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9 pictures that sum up spring in Cornwall

Burn Park | Clowance Estate

Spring really does bring out the best in Cornwall. Between the months of March and June, the county truly comes alive, and you’ll be treated to …

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The best places to see snowdrops near Clowance

Clowance Estate | Luxury Lodges Collection

After a long cold winter, nothing beats seeing the first signs of spring emerge across the Cornish countryside. If you’re planning a spring break …

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Inside the Godolphin Stable at Burn

Burn Park | Luxury Lodges Collection

This month, we’re putting our gorgeous Godolphin Stable under the spotlight. This cosy retreat in the heart of Burn resort is the perfect place …

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5 things to do on a couple’s break to Keswick

Whitbarrow Village

Come rain or shine, the Lake District is one of the most romantic places in the UK and the perfect place to spend some quality time together. …

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Romance in the Lakes

Whitbarrow Village

From the picture-perfect landscapes which inspired some of Britain’s greatest writers to the quaint market towns brimming with history and …

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Top 8 photographs of winter in The Lake District

Whitbarrow Village

With its acres of unspoilt landscapes, dramatic fells and glittering lakes, the Lake District is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful …

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Why winter is the best time to visit Cornwall

Burn Park

Bude is one of the most popular seaside towns in Cornwall – and for good reason. From the beautiful beaches and amazing selection of shops, …

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Inside The Glasshouse at Burn

Burn Park | Luxury Lodges Collection

In the spotlight this month is one of the most striking properties in our portfolio: The Glasshouse at Burn. With floor-to-ceiling windows, …

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Looking ahead to 2019

Burn Park | Clowance Estate | Luxury Lodges Collection | Whitbarrow Village

As a new year begins, we’ve been reflecting on what has been an exciting 12 months for us here at Luxury Lodges. Below is a round up of all the …

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Top places for wintry photographs in the Lake District

Luxury Lodges Collection | Whitbarrow Village

Autumn and winter in the Lakes are nothing short of magical. And while it’s great to venture out and explore the beautiful surroundings, it’s …

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The best Boxing Day walks near Clowance

Clowance Estate | Luxury Lodges Collection

It’s safe to say that the majority of us will be overindulging over the festive period. And quite rightly so! But if you fancy getting out and …

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Why Bude is the perfect destination for a family holiday

Burn Park | Luxury Lodges Collection

Bude recently won Gold for the ‘Best UK Seaside Town’ at the British Travel Awards 2018 and it’s easy to see why! This fabulous coastal retreat …

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Inside the St Ives Lodges at Clowance

Clowance Estate | Luxury Lodges Collection

In the spotlight this month are our gorgeous St Ives Lodges at Clowance. With their distinctive A frame design, cosy interiors, and fabulous …

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Christmas in the Lake District

Luxury Lodges Collection | Whitbarrow Village

With the evenings growing darker and the days getting colder, we are quickly approaching Christmas and the excitement of the festivities ahead. …

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Inside our new luxury resort at Laugharne

Laugharne | Luxury Lodges Collection

From summer 2019, you can relax in luxury accommodation, indulge in world-class spa and dining facilities, and enjoy uninterrupted views across …

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Top things to do in Falmouth

Clowance Estate | Luxury Lodges Collection

The bustling harbour town of Falmouth is just 30 minutes from Clowance, making it the perfect place for an action-packed day trip. Here are our …

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5 reasons why autumn is the best time to visit the Lake District

Luxury Lodges Collection | Whitbarrow Village

For years now, the Lake District has remained one of the most popular destinations for a staycation. While the area may see more visitors during …

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October half term in Cornwall

Burn Park | Clowance Estate | Luxury Lodges Collection

If you’re feeling stumped for ideas to entertain the kids this October half term, then fear not, as there are plenty of Halloween happenings …

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Autumn in Cornwall – in pictures

Burn Park | Clowance Estate | Luxury Lodges Collection

From the quiet cobbled streets and landscapes filled with shades of orange and gold to the fabulous range of food festivals, there are not only …

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Inside the Newlands Lodge at Whitbarrow

Luxury Lodges Collection | Whitbarrow Village

With autumn just around the corner, we wanted our latest Property of the Month to be a cosy retreat in the heart of the Lake District. Under the …

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See a new side to the seaside town of Bude

Burn Park | Luxury Lodges Collection

From rugged coastlines to wide open countryside, the seaside town of Bude and the surrounding area boast some of the most beautiful scenery in …

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A taste of the Lakes

Luxury Lodges Collection | Whitbarrow Village

The Lake District has been producing some of the nation’s favourite food and drink for hundreds of years. From age-old delicacies like the …

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Gin Making in Bude

Burn Park | Luxury Lodges Collection

Think of Cornwall’s reputation for locally produced food and drink and there’s a good chance it’s pasties, ice cream, cream teas and even our …

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Inside The Treehouse at Clowance

Clowance Estate | Luxury Lodges Collection

Nestled in the heart of Clowance resort, high above the forest floor, lies one of our newest properties – The Treehouse on the Lake. With …

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Best outdoor adventure activities in the Lake District

Luxury Lodges Collection | Whitbarrow Village

With acres of stunning landscape to explore, the Lake District is one of the best places to get stuck into some outdoor activities. From …

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The best wine tours in Cornwall

Burn Park | Clowance Estate

Cornwall is famed for producing all kinds of amazing food and drink, from the humble Cornish pasty to the finest, locally caught crab. However, …

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Why our resorts are perfect for skip-gen holidays

Burn Park | Clowance Estate | Luxury Lodges Collection | Whitbarrow Village

Skip-gen holidays are on the rise. This latest travel trend, which sees grandparents taking their grandchildren away on holiday without mum and …

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Top picnic spots in Cornwall

Burn Park | Clowance Estate | Luxury Lodges Collection

Whether you want to factor a quick bite to eat into a jam-packed day of activities, or fancy spending a lazy afternoon enjoying lunch with a …

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Cumbria’s many castles and stately homes

Whitbarrow Village

While the Lake District is often known for its breathtaking scenery and abundance of exhilarating outdoor activities, sometimes there’s nothing …

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Introducing our new Scandinavian wood-fired hot tubs

Burn Park | Clowance Estate | Luxury Lodges Collection | Whitbarrow Village

Our new hand crafted Eco-Tubs are not only more economical than our original hot tubs, they’re also beautiful to look at! As we begin rolling …

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The history of Cornwall

Burn Park | Clowance Estate

From exploring ancient ruins and learning about local myths and legends, to discovering how time has shaped the Cornish landscape, there are …

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Whitbarrow wins Cumbria Tourism Award

Whitbarrow Village

Now in their 16th year, the Cumbria Tourism Awards celebrate the very best of Cumbria’s £2.9 billion visitor economy and cover everything from …

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The top 6 gardens in Cornwall

Burn Park | Clowance Estate

From rugged coastlines to stunning countryside, one of the best things about Cornwall has to be its remarkable scenery. And while Cornwall’s …

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Top 5 family activities in South Cornwall

Clowance Estate

With so many things to see and do, Cornwall really is one of the best places to spend quality time together as a family. Plus, the great thing …

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June in The Lakes: a month of festivals

Whitbarrow Village

June in the Lake District spells several things: beautiful weather, stunning scenery and festivals galore! From the famous Keswick Mountain …

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A day trip to the town of Padstow

Burn Park | Clowance Estate

Cornwall is home to countless towns and fishing villages that are steeped in history and charm. However, if you’re planning a trip to Clowance or …

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Exploring the Lake District by water

Whitbarrow Village

From peaceful lakes surrounded by dramatic mountain scenery to thundering waterfalls hidden in enchanting woodland, the Lake District boasts one …

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10 Things to do on a rainy day in Cornwall

Clowance Estate

The great thing about South Cornwall is that come rain or shine, you are never short of things to do. Here’s our round up of the top tourist …

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Family of seven begin their round the world trip at Burn

Burn Park

 Faye and Matthew Gooding and their five sons have recently sold their home and possessions to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. And where …

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What’s on at Clowance in 2018

Clowance Estate

From spectacular sandy beaches to whitewashed fishing villages, it’s no wonder that Cornwall is one of the UK’s favourite family holiday …

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What’s on at Whitbarrow in 2018

Whitbarrow Village

The Lake District is the perfect place to enjoy an action-packed break with family and friends, but did you know that there are endless …

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What’s on at Burn in 2018

Burn Park

With its mile-wide bays, beautiful sandy beaches and amazing attractions, Cornwall is the perfect place to visit any time of year. Burn plays …

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Top 6 reasons to visit the Eden Project this summer

Burn Park | Clowance Estate

The Eden Project is one of Britain’s best-loved visitor attractions, and for good reason. From the beautiful collections of plants and …

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The best places to eat in Cornwall

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One of the best things about holidaying in Cornwall is the fabulous food. From fresh, locally-caught seafood and tasty tapas to hearty Sunday …

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Bude named ‘Best UK Coastal Town’ at the 2017 British Travel Awards

Burn Park

The seaside town of Bude, home to the beautiful Burn resort, recently scooped the silver award for ‘Best UK Coastal Town’ at the 2017 British …

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The story behind our new brand

Luxury Lodges Collection

With a new year approaching and exciting development plans in the pipeline, we felt there was no better time to refresh our brand image and …

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The history of Kendal

Whitbarrow Village

The popular market town of Kendal is often associated with the climbers’ favourite, Kendal Mint Cake. However, the town also has a fascinating …

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Top things to do in Truro

Clowance Estate

Truro is Cornwall’s only city, and not only is it just half an hour from Clowance, it’s a place steeped in history and culture. So if you feel …

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Dylan Thomas’ Laugharne

Laugharne

There aren’t many places in Laugharne that can’t claim to have some connection with the poet Dylan Thomas. The spirit of Thomas is everywhere but …

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Christmas in The Lakes

Whitbarrow Village

Now the nights are drawing in and the leaves are falling fast, our plans for Christmas at Whitbarrow are in full swing. And there’s a few things …

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Christmas in Cornwall

Clowance Estate

The clocks have gone back and the John Lewis TV ad has hit the screens. It must be nearly Christmas! Our plans for Christmas at Clowance are well …

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Rock pools and rock formations: explore Bude’s fascinating beaches

Burn Park

When the tide goes out on Bude’s wonderful beaches it leaves long stretches of golden sand that are ideal for an autumn walk. But head back …

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We’re celebrating National Tree week!

Clowance Estate

The last week of November is National Tree Week – the UK’s largest annual tree festival.  The festival kicks off the start of the …

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Take a winter break in Cornwall

Burn Park

The summer in North Cornwall is glorious but there’s so much else going on throughout the year that you’d be really missing out if you only came …

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Happy Birthday Dylan Thomas

Laugharne

Work is continuing at Laugharne, on what we believe will be the best luxury resort in Wales – if not the UK. Like all our resorts, the …

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Autumn’s made for walking

Whitbarrow Village

Autumn means the crowds have gone , but the weather’s still perfect for walking and it’s a magical time to explore the Lake District National …

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Autumn in Cornwall

Clowance Estate

As summer transitioned into autumn, the rush of Cornwall’s tourist boom changed to a more serene way of life. Why not join us at Clowance to …

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Local food and local bands on the menu at our new-look restaurant

Burn Park

At Luxury Lodge Estates we love celebrating the very best of everything the local area has to offer across all our resorts. So when we …

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Lake District awarded Unesco World Heritage Site status

Whitbarrow Village

At Whitbarrow, we always knew we were surrounded by some quite remarkable countryside and spectacular scenery. And now we know just how lucky we …

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Yummy! It’s British Food Fortnight

Burn Park | Clowance Estate

At Luxury Lodge Estates we’re really proud of the imaginative menus we serve up in our restaurants, and, wherever possible, we try to give our …

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Things that go bump in the night – celebrate Halloween at Luxury Lodges

Burn Park | Clowance Estate | Whitbarrow Village

We just love Halloween. Pumpkin carving, Trick or Treating and the best excuse for a fancy dress party ever. So we’re delighted to say that the …

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Join in with the Great British Beach Clean

Burn Park

At Luxury Lodge Estates we’re privileged to have so many beautiful beaches just a short distance from our estates, from Ayrshire to …

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What’s on in South Cornwall this September

Clowance Estate

Sun, sea, surf… it’s what self-catering holidays in South Cornwall are all about. And although the summer’s drawing to a close, there’s still so …

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What’s on in Bude this September

Burn Park

Self-catering holidays in North Cornwall aren’t complete without a trip to the Eden Project. Nestled in a huge crater, the Biomes house the …

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Hot off the press – the ultimate Hot tub holiday!

Clowance Estate

We’ve just completed the refurbishment of our famous A-frame Park Collection lodges at Clowance, and if you love luxury self-catering holidays in …

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What’s on in the Lake District this September

Whitbarrow Village

The summer holidays may nearly be over but there is so much happening in the Lake District in September and there’s literally no bigger event in …

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Bude Lifeboat Weekend

Burn Park

This long standing annual event is dear to the hearts of many locals and holiday makers alike, and there is no wonder as to why. Without a doubt …

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Our top Clowance Instagram pictures – taken by you!

Clowance Estate

We could tell you time and time again how fantastic a trip to our Clowance is, instead, we will let you speak for yourselves. Here are our top 10 …

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Fun in the Clowance sun

Clowance Estate

There’s so much to see and do without even leaving Clowance that we say it’s virtually a holiday in itself. Our heated swimming pool, gym, beauty …

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These boots were made for walking

Whitbarrow Village

5 of the best walks in the Lake District One of the things we really love about The Lake District National Park is its walks. There’s something …

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Go Ape in the Lakes – for less!

Whitbarrow Village

Think of holidays in the Lake District National Park and the chances are you think of Beatrix Potter, bustling towns like Keswick, breathtaking …

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Welcome to Bude, officially the UK’s best coastal resort!

Burn Park

Everyone at Burn is thrilled that for the second year running Bude has won Best UK Coastal Resort at the recent British Travel Awards. Being so …

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The place to be is Cornwall this August!

Clowance Estate

During the summer months, the waters around Cornwall are alive with sailing boats. And none more so than during Falmouth Week, from 4th – …

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Kendal Calling Music Festival – 27th to 30th July

Whitbarrow Village

At Whitbarrow we’re lucky to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful and tranquil scenery in Britain. But every summer a festival atmosphere …

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A summer of art and film in Bude

Burn Park

Artists have flocked to Cornwall since the early 19th century, drawn by the rugged and romantic landscape and the unique quality of the light. So …

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For the love of… Burn

Burn Park

We couldn’t make our resorts what they are, or your stay with us so memorable, without our incredible team. So in the first of a regular series …

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The best clotted ice cream in Cornwall!

Burn Park

If you are enjoying your staycation at Burn this weekend then why not make it even better! There are lots of things to do in Cornwall but a must …

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