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Cornwall's Poldark

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Category: Cornwall

Poldark Fever!

Cornwall’s going crazy for the television series Poldark … and it’s not hard to see why! Okay, it happen’s to star two gorgeous leads – Ross and Demelza, but we’re also extremly proud of all the Cornish backdrops featured. Last week our local St Austell White River cinema aired it’s own Premiere, with the stars of […]

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‘Roarsome Time at The Eden Project

Venue: The Eden Project Location: Par, St. Austell Cost: £69 for a family of 4 (under 5’s are free) Time Needed: 1/2 to full day Entertainment Factor: 7/10 Tip: Make sure you pick up your dinosaur journal and collect stamps for completed dinosaur activities! Website: Eden Project   What’s great about the Eden Project is that they are so adaptable. […]

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Life’s a Beach!

Venue: Mawgan Porth Beach. Location: Newquay. Cost: FREE!! Time Needed: As long as you like! Entertainment Factor: 8/10 Tip: Bring some activities to play with on the beach and don’t forget your suncream! Website: Mawgan Porth   From the moment the sand nestles between your toes and the sun beats down on your back, the water glistens in the distance […]

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A fun day out at Camel Creek Adventure Park!

Venue: Camel Creek Adventure Park (formerly known as Crealy). Location: Wadebridge Cost: £55 – £65 for a family of 4. Time Needed: All day Entertainment Factor: 9/10 Tip: Schedule to go on a character or event day to get added value! Website: Camel Creek   There’s lots to explore this Summer in Cornwall. So where […]

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Camelot – Ready for Action

We’re pleased to announce that Camelot, our new adventure play fort, is now ready for action! The local team at Outdoor Play People have been busy working through the winter to get Camelot ready for the 2016 holiday season, and we’re looking forward to seeing lots of happy faces on it this year. For more […]

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Silver for Best Self-Catering in the South West

Glynn Barton Holiday Cottages Awarded Silver for Best Self-Catering in the South West 2106. Glynn Barton holiday cottages in Cornwall has been awarded Silver for best Self-Catering in the South West at the region’s annual tourism excellence awards. The South West awards are the biggest scheme of their kind and follow a rigorous three stage […]

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2016 Holiday in Cornwall

10 Great Reasons to Spend Your 2016 Holiday in Cornwall Cornwall is a land of all-seasons, where each month contrasts with the one before to give unrivalled experiences and awe inspiring scenery. From colourful spring walks along the coastline, to bucket and spade holidays in the summer or storm watching in the winter, Cornwall combines a […]

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Winner of our holiday photography is…

Congratulations to Vicky Hart for winning our 2015 holiday photography competition… We were overwhelmed with all of the wonderful entries in our 2015 photography competition but are pleased to announce this year’s winner is Vicky Hart. We received a number of excellent entries but loved the feeling of connection and togetherness that this image portrayed. Thank you […]

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Winning Silver for Best Self-Catering in Cornwall

Idyllic farm stay named one of the best for self-catering in Cornwall Glynn Barton holiday cottages near Bodmin has been awarded Silver for best Self-Catering in Cornwall at the county’s annual tourism awards. The prestigious awards ceremony was held at the Headland Hotel, Newquay and saw over 70 finalists from across the region compete in […]

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Diary of a Devon Mum

“Never plan a staycation without some wet weather back up plans. One of the best things about Glynn Barton is you don’t need to venture out to find fun.” We recently welcomed the wonderful Clio, Mumsnet writer and Mummy Blogger, to our Cottages and she’s very kindly written a superb Blog all about us – thanks Clio! […]

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