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Cornwall in September

How on earth have we made it to September? Whilst I love the summer, the autumnal months are my favourite and I love Cornwall as it quietens down a little.  It seems to me that Cornwall really comes out of it’s shell in September with some  special events taking place…well worth booking a stay to… Read more »

beach scavenger hunt

Beach scavenger hunt

Beach days can be some of the happiest days, but what to do if the sun isn’t shining the brightest? Head to the beach for a beach scavenger hunt, of course!  It’s always fun for kids to roam free and explore their surroundings. But some days you need a little more to keep them entertained… Read more »

Can you escape for a Cornwall staycation?

Tregongeeves is the ideal bolthole for a Cornwall staycation – even if you only live an hour or two away. We take the local lifestyle motto of ‘love where you live pretty seriously, so you’ll often find us at Mevagissey with an ice cream or snapping shots of a glorious Poldark-esque beach.  Whether you’ve travelled… Read more »

Showtime in Cornwall

Last night our friends at The Lost Gardens of Heligan kindly gave us tickets to watch The Rogue Theatre’s latest offerings – The Lost Garden Summer Ball.  Que two very excited little girls who had their fairy and angel dresses laid out ready all week and every evening we have practiced the face painting to… Read more »

Special celebration ideas

The day finally arrived and we celebrated Rich’s birthday, for which I am sure he won’t thank me for broadcasting but we have been building up to it all year.  You see Richard had said he would like a few nights away and kept dropping hints about The Scilly’s and various other places but with… Read more »

spring at tregongeeves

Hedgerows and laneways: late spring

Eek! Suddenly the days are getting longer, birdsong is waking us and the hedgerows and gardens are bursting with splashes of pinks and blues. We’ve been so busy here getting ready for all you lovely guests and bustling in the kitchen with our grandchildren that we’ve rather neglected our blog! So without further ado –… Read more »


Scones, best baked with grandma

We love providing a warm welcome at Tregongeeves and a cream tea with fresh home-made scones, Boddingtons Jam and Trewithen cream is the way we like to do it. Scones are beloved of the West Country and they originally became part of farming tradition because they don’t take a huge amount of time (or ingredients)… Read more »

July availability

June and July are a glorious time to visit Cornwall, in fact we think it is the best time with the lovely long evenings, quiet beaches and so much going on.  Why not make the most of a last minute break with us; with prices discounted in early July it is a great time to… Read more »

Free entry to Heligan

The sun is shining, and Cornwall is coming to life at a super sonic pace at the moment.  The hedgerows are bursting with color; the blue bluebells are the best we have ever seen and the air is warm.  We love this time of year and we would love to share it with you.  So… Read more »

Toddler Top 5

Happy New Year to you.  We do hope you had a wonderful Christmas.  It has been a busy time here at the cottages, welcoming guests over the festive period and making sure the animals all got an extra special Christmas lunch.  We had a wonderful Christmas; with the three young grand children really embracing that Christmas spirit… Read more »