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Bringing grandparents on holiday with you

Taking grandparents on holiday with you can be a marvellous opportunity to make some long-lasting special memories. But the logistics can be a challenge – maybe you need somewhere with room under one roof for everyone. Or maybe some family members need their own quiet time at the end of the day… This week we’re sharing… Read more »

Time for some spring-cleaning

We’re open all year round and we present our luxurious cottages to a very high standard. But after a busy season (and 2017 was exceptionally busy for us!) we do like to take some time out for some good old-fashioned spring cleaning when we can. And with the winter sun streaming through our windows, there… Read more »

dog-friendly beaches near to Tregongeeves Cottages

Our favourite dog-friendly beaches

Dog-friendly beaches in Cornwall are not so hard to come by as they have been in years gone by. Some beaches that have previously banned dogs in summer have lifted their restrictions, maybe as a result of the recent trend to dog ownership. And in low season (from late October through March) most of Cornwall’s… Read more »

what can we do in cornwall in december

December in Cornwall

‘What can we do in Cornwall in December?’ you might say! Well, there is plenty to do in Cornwall at any time of the year. If you’re lucky enough to be visiting Cornwall in the run-up to Christmas, there is plenty to celebrate. All around the county we have lively Christmas markets and a variety… Read more »

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 »