Uncovering Cornish Stories with Elizabeth Dale

Elizabeth Dale

We are delighted to be collaborating with local heritage writer and all-round fantastic person Elizabeth Dale. Each month Elizabeth will be uncovering some of the lesser-known stories of Cornish history, helping us to explore Cornwall from a new angle and she’ll be delving a little deeper into BV’s own fascinating past. Elizabeth, who was awarded…

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Collection for food bank

golf food bank collection

Club secretary Ken Symons with his wife Wendy held a collection for the “churches together” food bank on Saturday 26th November, the charity runs out from the Highway community center in Penryn and distributes food, disposables and toiletries for those most in need within the Penryn & Falmouth communities in affiliation with the Trussell Trust.…

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WINNER at the Cornwall Tourism Awards

Budock Vean win Large Hotel of the Year Award 2022

We are absolutely over the moon to have won Large Hotel of the Year at this year’s Cornwall Tourism Awards. The award ceremony, which was held at Truro Cathedral, saw over 300 people gather to hear the winners of all the different categories … 65 in total!   Representatives from (almost!) every BV department attended the…

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Anna Mansell is running our writers retreat

Anna Mansell

Best-selling writer and playwright Anna Mansell will be running the Budock Vean’s Writers’ Retreat in February 2023. The peace and calm of the Budock Vean Hotel on Cornwall’s Helford River is the setting for an expert-guided Retreat designed to help and encourage both seasoned and aspiring writers to beat the block and find their inner…

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Spring Poem

Hotel with Gardens in Cornwall | Budock Vean

Awakening Please take a while to stop and smile, To realise we’ve been blessed, We wait. They contemplate, when to awaken from their rest.   Please take a while to stand back. Enjoy the sweet perfume. Of cherry blossom, once forgotten, Now come into bloom.   This is the awakening: New challenges begin, The caterpillar’s…

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Two Wins At Cornwall Tourism Awards

Cornwall Tourism Awards | Budock Vean Hotel

We’re in a celebratory mood today after not just one, but two wins at the Cornwall Tourism Awards yesterday. We’re thrilled to win Silver in the Large Hotel of the Year category, and a huge honour for Martin to win Outstanding Contribution to Cornish Tourism. Martin said: “I am delighted to receive this award. We…

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Tall Ships 2021

Tall Ships 2021 | Falmouth | Cornwall

LATEST NEWS: Sadly this event has now been cancelled. It’s not just the world leaders who are heading to Cornwall this year. This August the Tall Ships race returns to our waters here in Falmouth. This will be a truly spectacular event with hundreds of sailing craft, of all shapes and sizes descending on Falmouth…

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G7 Comes to Cornwall

G7 Cornwall | Budock Vean Hotel

With the recent announcement that Carbis Bay in Cornwall will be hosting the G7 Summit in June 2021, we thought you may like to read some interesting bits of information connecting it to the 10 nations attending. Our thanks to Visit Cornwall for this article. Budock Vean is about an hours drive from Carbis Bay,…

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Martins Anniversary Year

Hotel in Cornwall | Budock Vean Hotel | Helford River

20th / 21st Anniversary A weekend of celebrations at the hotel; a lovely big party for local suppliers and supporters; additional fundraising events for the charities the hotel supports and a staff party at the beach … these were some of the things we had started to arrange to mark the 20th anniversary of Martin…

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Remembrance Sunday 2020

Remembrance Sunday | Budock Vean Hotel | Cornwall

On Sunday,  those of us on site at Budock Vean will gather in silence in front of the hotel to pause for the Two Minute Silence. This year, Remembrance is a tribute to the men and women of the Second World War, and the service made by so many 75 years ago. As we pause to remember and honour…

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