Inspections, Inspections, Inspections

Phew,  three hours today with the inspector from the Green Tourism Business Scheme, two hours last week with the Quality Inspector for the B&B and the same a few weeks back for the Self Catering. Pleased to say we have retained our Five Stars and Gold Awards and the Breakfast Award for the B&B. Thursday sees Barbara speaking at a …

Glorious Weekend

Hooray!! Two sunny days in a row,  OK so it’s not much more than 6C but it’s so nice to see the sun. The dawn chorus was the loudest it’s been for weeks and down the lane towards Turnaware we had a yellowhammer and a cirl bunting both trying to out sing each other just a few yards apart. Had …

Book your tickets fast for Summer Suppers at The Hidden Hut

Tickets sold out fast last year.  They’ll sell out even faster this year as word has gotten round that The Hidden Hut Team at Porthcurnick Beach cook up a mean meal. Check out the menu by clicking on their website www.hiddenhut.co.uk  Everything from lobster and crab to burgers, scallops and sticky ribs.  You can also follow the guys on Twitter …

Generous donations help Cornwall Wildlife Trust

A massive thank you to all of you who made a donation to the work of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust when you booked your holiday on-line with us. In 2011/12 you helped us raise £176 for the work of the Trust.  The donation will go Marine Conservation. So when you see our pristine beaches and the wonderful variety of marine …

Pandora Inn Re-opens

What great news. Less than a year after the devastating fire, the Pandora Inn at Restronguet has re-opened for business.  We’re delighted for them all. It’s so nice to have another pub accessible from the river as well as the road.  It’s a glorious place to while-away an afternoon as the weather begins to warm up.  What better than a …

One of the best in the South West – It’s Official

The Roseland-based business Roundhouse Barn Holidays was the proud recipient of a Silver Award for its self catering holiday cottages at the South West Regional Tourism Awards in Torquay last night.  Their business is now officially recognised as providing some of the best self catering holiday accommodation anywhere west of Bristol. The award comes on top of the three awards …

Scones, cake, curds etc – it’s the annual St Just in Roseland Show

Having been here for 4 summers now, we decided to enter the local Village Show.  It’s a combination of all of the good bits of the WI (home baking, veg from the garden) and the lovely relaxed feel and fun of a school/village fete. We decided to enter a few of the baking/veg competition categories….. Mark baked a marmalade cake, …