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The best wine tours in Cornwall

18th July 2019

Cornwall is famed for producing all kinds of amazing food and drink, from the humble Cornish pasty to the finest, locally caught crab. However, more recently, the county has become renowned for its winemaking. So if you fancy spending a sunny afternoon sampling wines grown and produced in the Cornish countryside, why not embark on …

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The top 6 gardens in Cornwall

17th July 2019

From rugged coastlines to stunning countryside, one of the best things about Cornwall has to be its remarkable scenery. And while Cornwall’s unique landscape is one of the many reasons that countless people flock to the county every year, there are also acres of colourful, fragrant gardens to explore. Here’s 6 of the best gardens …

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The top 5 most beautiful beaches in Cornwall

16th July 2019

Cornwall is renowned for offering plenty of sun, sea, and sand. And during the summer months, the county’s beaches could certainly give the Caribbean a run for its money. Here’s our pick of the most beautiful beaches in Cornwall. Porthminster Beach This gorgeous sandy bay in St Ives is popular with everyone from surfers to …

Clowance

Introducing our new facilities at Clowance

27th June 2019

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 menus, and given our entire pool area a stunning makeover. Here’s just a taster of what you can expect to see during your next trip to Clowance. The cafe bar Beautiful …

Clowance

Top things to do in St Ives

14th May 2019

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 down some of our favourite things to do in the town to help you plan the perfect day out. Take a stroll along Porthminster Beach This long, sandy stretch …

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Britain’s favourite walks: Lake District top 5

11th May 2019

In 2018, a survey of thousands of walkers by the Ordance Survey and The Ramblers revealed Britain’s 100 best walking routes. The results were revealed in the ITV show ‘Britain’s Favourite Walks: Top 100’ – hosted by Julia Bradbury. Unsurprisingly, the Lake District came out on top with five Lakeland walks featuring in the top …

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Wildlife spotting in the Lakes this spring

17th April 2019

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 District. If you keep your eyes peeled, you’ll also find that you’re not the only one coming out of hibernation… Here’s some of the wildlife you can see in …

Clowance

Why Clowance is the perfect destination for a springtime getaway

4th April 2019

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 Clowance resort head and shoulders above the rest. Read on to find out why you should head south to Clowance this spring. Outdoor adventures With so many outdoor activities to …

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Inside our award-winning Farmhouse apartments

21st March 2019

Under the spotlight this month are the Farmhouse apartments at Whitbarrow. These stunning properties are part of our David Lloyd’s Iconic Collection and, last year, they even scooped a Cumbria Tourism Award. Read on to find out more about these properties and discover why they are such deserving winners of this coveted award. Striking architecture …

Burn Coastal Retreat

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

18th March 2019

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 to beautiful villages, there is plenty to discover, and you can hear about all the best places in the area from our lovely local team. Q: What is the one thing …