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Can U.S. citizens travel to UK right now?

From Monday 2nd of August travellers from the United States of America can visit the UK without quarantine. For those that are fully vaccinated with FDA approved shots there are no travel restrictions. Covid tests are required prior to departure and two days after arrival in England and full details can be found here The […]

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Cornwall welcomes back international visitors from 2nd August 2021

For international visitors waiting for restrictions to be relaxed the Government’s update restarting travel to the UK without quarantine is tremendous news. From 2nd Aug 2021 if you have been fully vaccinated, with both FDA or EMA vaccines, at least 14 days before the date of travel the 10-day quarantine period on arrival has now […]

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Portreath – hidden gem of a village on Cornwall’s North Coast

Portreath (Cornish: Porthtreth or Porth Treth) is a civil parish, village and fishing port on the north coast, about three miles (5 km) northwest of Redruth. The village extends along both sides of a stream valley and is centred on the harbour and beach. West of the harbour entrance and breakwater are two sandy beaches […]

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Cornwall’s bid for City of Culture 2025

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), in partnership with Cornwall Council is to bid for the title of City of Culture 2025. Building on the success of the G7 summit of world leaders in Carbis Bay which placed Cornwall in the global spotlight, the LEP said winning would put the UK’s cultural […]

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South West England’s most popular towns to visit

South West England is one of Great Britain’s most popular holiday destination; it offers a rich variety stunning landscapes from the remote moors of Dartmoor and Exmoor to the famous coastline of Devon and Cornwall. Most popular towns in South West England 1) Bristol 1.9 million visits 2) Bath 1.2 million visits 3) Bournemouth 420,000 […]

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What is the value of tourism to Cornwall?

Tourism is vital to the economy of Cornwall and the wider South West and works hand in hand with a wide range of sectors including farming, transport, retail, sport, museums and the arts. Tourism is 25%-28% of gross value added of Cornwall, and the visitor economy could be as much as £2.4 billion over the […]

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Cornwall for G7

Visit Britain highlights Canada as an important inbound visitor market for the UK, worth a record £734 million ($1.258 billion) to the economy in 2019, and the G7 Summit hosted in Carbis Bay close to St Ives has given the national tourism body the chance to promote ‘Destination Britain’ and drive bookings for 2022 and […]

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POTUS Joe Biden lands in Cornwall for G7 Summit

US President Joe Biden touched down in Air Forse 1 at Cornwall Airport Newquay on at 11.45pm Wednesday 9th June ahead of the G7 summit in the county. The POTUS and First Lady were greeted by a guard of honour and the Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall Edward Bolitho on the runway along with members of […]

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International travel demand for Cornwall in 2022 after G7 Summit

Latest consumer research from Visit Britain indicates strong pent-up demand for international travel: 73% of those surveyed across 20 countries said they were likely to take an international leisure trip in the next 12 months; and 42% definitely would. The G7 summit of world leaders, taking place between 11th-13th June, is a once in a […]

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G7 Summit puts Cornwall in the global spotlight

The G7 summit of world leaders, taking place between 11th-13th June, is a once in a lifetime opportunity to shine the global spotlight on Cornwall. Glenn Caplin-Grey, chief executive of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), has been leading the preparations for how the business sector can take advantage of having […]

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G7 Summit set to go ahead in person

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick repeated that the event in Cornwall is an “important national gathering” and should go ahead in person rather than be moved online, depsite the rise in cases due to the Indian variant of Covid-19. The G7 Summit, set for 11th-13th June, will see world leaders include US President Joe Biden and […]

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G7 Summit in beautiful St Ives Cornwall

The leaders’ meeting itself will be held on June 11-13 close to St Ives at the Carbis Bay Estate set on its own beautiful bay in West Cornwall. St Ives and other sites in Cornwall will play feature with Falmouth hosting UK and international media. Cornwall Airport Newquay and the National Maritime Museum Cornwall will […]

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Visit Cornwall launches a new Travel Trade website

Great Britain’s most south-westerly county of Cornwall is launching a new travel trade website and campaign to encourage international travelers to visit following this year’s G7 summit, which is taking place at Carbis Bay near St Ives. Overseas travel press, tour operators and travel agents joined an online event providing an overview of the area’s […]

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Cornwall Highlights the G7 leaders must see

The G7 meeting between 11th-13th June 2021 will be a unique chance to showcase the beauty of Cornwall and provide an opportunity to highlight our heritage, culture and the connections to each country, which will help drive increased numbers of international visitors to Cornwall over the next decade. But what are those must see locations […]

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Staycations ideas and inspiration for Cornwall 2021

Based in Cornwall, we’re a specialist tour operator for holidays throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly with clients including individuals, tour operators, luxury travel agents, holiday planners and concierge services. In Cornwall you are never more than 20 miles from the county’s dramatic yet contrasting coastline. The rugged north is a land of mystery […]

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The Ideal Island Escape in England

With pure white sand beaches and turquoise seas, the Isles of Scilly offer a totally unique vacation in the United Kingdom. And don’t just take our word for it! Forbes magazine recently described them as “covered with flowering heathland and fringed with pristine sandy beaches, this designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty provides an immersion […]

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Cornwall in the Autumn – Staycation Packages Made by Local Experts

What can you expect from an Autumn holidays in Cornwall – warm summer temperatures linger a bit longer in Cornwall. September, October and November are months popular with those travelling without children; a chance to explore the historic houses, gardens and attractions without the crowds. Based in Cornwall, we’re the only specialist Destination Management Company […]

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International Flights to Cornwall Airport Newquay 2021

Flying to Cornwall in 2021 has never been easier on direct services from Ireland, Germany, Denmark, Portugal and Spain as well around the UK. We specialise in unique and personalised special interest tours of Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly for groups large and small, creating tours that focus on subjects and special events; as […]

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Newquay Airport Cornwall 2021 Schedule

As lockdown restrictions start to ease Cornwall Newquay Airport’s 2021 schedule has been released. Domestic routes have been expanded and international routes are due to restart from the beginning of May. Cornwall Staycation Holiday Packages, Ready-Made by Local Experts – Based in Cornwall, we’re the only specialist Destination Management Company for Cornwall and the Isles […]

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Cornwall Staycation Holiday Packages, Ready-Made by Local Experts

Based in Cornwall, we’re the only specialist DMC for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly with clients including individuals, tour operators, luxury travel agents, holiday planners and concierge services. We recently created a 7 day luxury group itinerary for the Times Expert Traveller as they pivot to the Staycation market. With outbound and inbound options […]

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ITB Berlin 2021 – Tourism and Travel in Cornwall

From 9th – 12th March we’ll be attending ITB Berlin NOW 2021. The ITB Berlin is the world’s largest tourism trade fair this year taking place online. We’re creating Cornwall & Isles of Scilly products for the travel trade as it looks forward to a relaxation of international restrictions later this year and into 2022.

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Guided Hiking Vacations in Cornwall – Groups & Individual Tours

Guided hiking in Cornwall is a chance to get closer to nature. Discover Cornwall’s extraordinary wildlife and explore the secret coves and beaches, dramatic cliffs, wild open moors walking with one of our experienced local guides. Our guides take you away from the well-worn tourist routes and using local knowmledge bring the Cornish identity to […]

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Tour Cornwall in Luxury – An exclusive seven-day journey

Exploring the Britain’s most alluring coastline in Cornwall, bejewelled with beaches that range from wide and sandy with clear turquoise waters, to steep-cliffed and boulder-strewn with wild Atlantic waves. Join an exclusive seven-day journey that showcases the very best of Cornwall, with a small group of around eight people. Encounter local experts who will tell […]

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Cornwall Airport Newquay Official G7 Summit Role

Cornwall Airport Newquay has been handed an important role during the global G7 gathering at Carbis Bay between June 11 and 13. New US President Joe Biden will arrive on Air Force One as he makes his first overseas visit. Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel is attending along with leaders from Canada, France, Italy, Japan […]

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Why Cornwall has been chosen to host the G7 Summit

Cornwall is to host the meeting of world leaders in the annual G7 meeting of seven of the largest economies. It will be a landmark first meeting between prime ministers and presidents since the start of the global coronavirus pandemic. Newly elected Joe Biden will be making his first overseas visit. The Prime Minister Boris […]

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Sustainable Tourism and the G7 Summit in Cornwall

The green economy and climate change will be front and centre at the G7 meeting to be held in Carbis Bay from 11th-13th June 2021. Cornwall is at the cutting edge of development in these areas. Unique in the UK for the abundance of its natural resources from geothermal to both onshore and offshore wind […]

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Cornwall G7 Summit – Destination Management Services

As Cornwall’s only full service DMC we’re experienced in working with clients from around the world. Established in 2011 to promote the region to its huge German speaking market partnering with operators, group leaders and travel agents we now cater to all inbound markets including Italy, France, Scandinavia, US, South America and Australia. We can […]

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The impact of G7 summit on the tourism economy of Cornwall

Estimates of a total economic impact of the Summit for the county of £50m have been calculated including both the immediate benefits of the Summit and related events, and projected tourism growth over the following five years. The exposure generated will raise the profile of Cornwall as an international destination. Already popular in German speaking […]

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US President Joe Biden’s visit to Cornwall June 2021

Joe Biden’s first overseas trip as President of the United States will be to Cornwall for the G7 Summit. Set to be hosted at the Carbis Bay Resort close to St Ives in the far south west of the UK against a stunning backdrop of its rugged and unspoilt coastline. Already popular with American visitors, […]

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Cornwall hosts G7 Summit 11-13th June 2021

Cornwall is to host the meeting of world leaders in the annual G7 meeting of seven of the largest economies. It will be a landmark first meeting between prime ministers and presidents since the start of the global coronavirus pandemic. The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spoken of the upcoming event, describing it as “a […]

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Use of tour bubbles for group travel in the UK.

The Government recognise the value of international business travel and tourism to the UK, and propose explore the potential for “tour bubbles” by extending the model successfully used for sports teams to cover inbound group tours. Additionally seeking potential benefits from the prospect of vaccines on the horizon, the group could arrive together and use […]

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Tips for a rainy day in Cornwall – Group Travel

Tate St Ives – A perfect location to see the local art that became famous throughout the world. National Trust Houses – Lanhydrock and Cotehele to name but two Take a steam train ride – Looe Valley Line, Liskeard to Looe through the wooded Looe Valley Eden Project – A popular day out when the […]

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The history of Tresco in the Isles of Scilly

Tresco is one of the 5 inhabited islands in the Isles of Scilly located 28 mile from the coast of Cornwall. Tresco is only 2 miles long and 1 mile wide, it is an island of extraordinary contrasts, beauty and tranquillity and offers today’s holidaymaker a unique and luxury holiday experience. The history of the […]

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Climate in Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly

Did you know that Cornwall has the mildest and sunniest weather in the United Kingdom? It has 200 more sunshine hours than anywhere else in Great Britain and The Isles of Scilly are warmer than Cannes in the South of France in the middle of winter. The temperatures at night in Newquay in January are […]

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The Atlantic Highway – Cornwall Group Tours and Travel

All along the north coast of Cornwall is the Atlantic Highway, really the best way to see the Cornish countryside and coastal landscape. The Atlantic Highway (A39) starts when you leave the M5 motorway on your way from Bristol or London. Heading past Tiverton takes you to the north of Devon, where you can begin […]

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The natural environment of Tresco, Isles of Scilly

Tresco and the Isles of Scilly is a wonderful place for nature lovers to enjoy a holiday. Tresco has beaches with sparkling sand and sub-tropical plants, the unique variety of vegetation and abundance of bird life in an environment unspoilt by cars, crowds and pollution. The geographical location of the islands means that it is […]

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Cornwall’s historic St Austell Brewery

Cornwall’s largest brewer was founded in 1851 by Walter Hicks and many of his descendants are still involved in one Great Britain’s largest private brewers. With its famous Tribute beer now available throughout England the company’s reputation has spread much further than Cornwall. Explore St Austell Brewery’s interactive museum and learn the fascinating story of […]

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The German love affair with Cornwall

What is the most popular destination for Germans travelling to the UK? You may be surprised to know that Cornwall is their holiday of choice or as the Germans say Urlaub in Cornwall. Some of the reasons are obvious Germany as doesn’t have a lot of coastline relative to its size and population. Cornwall has […]

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On the trail of the Cornish Camellia

A spring holiday or tour for your group in Cornwall wouldn’t be complete without a visit to see some of its beautiful Camellias. Originally native to China and Japan Camellias thrive in the mild climate of Cornwall. Specimens arrived in the 18th Century by ships returning from the Far East, bought by wealthy landowners who […]

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Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro

For nearly 200 years The Royal Cornwall Museum has served Cornwall by promoting and preserving all that is best in the fine and industrial arts, with the natural history of Cornwall also showcased by drawing on over 60,000 specimens in its collection. oday it’s appeal in no less with exhibitions and events that make it […]

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