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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 »

‘Tis the season…to enjoy the sun

We are getting in the festive mood here at Tregonngeves; the trees are up in the cottages, the Play Barn is decorated and I have ordered my turkey, I just need to collect the tree for in our farm house and arrange for the grandchildren to ‘help’ me decorate it!  If you are staying over… Read more »

34 sleeps and counting

With three young grandchildren Christmas here at Tregongeeves is a special time.  This year we will be hosting here at Tregongeeves – which is very exciting and the highlight of the festive time.  Of course as well as feeding the family I still have to get up no matter what day of the year it… Read more »