Local hotel announced as finalist in the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2020/21 After the longest awards season ever, 75 Finalists and 33 Commended businesses have been named in this year’s regional Tourism Awards, which saw 416 entries from across Devon, Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly, Bath, Bristol, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire. Fresh from…

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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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Cornwall tourism awards 2021

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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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 to get ready to race to Spain. The week…

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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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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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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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We are excited to share with your an amazing interactive 360 tour of the hotel and golf course, created with local firm 3deep Aerial. This state of the art experience allows viewers anywhere in the world to “explore” the hotel’s fantastic facilities inside and out as well as in the air. The tour swoops over…

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We love the Cornwall coast path, it’s a great way to get close to nature and enjoy some spectacular views. We spoke to National Trust volunteer Paul Miller, who loves nothing better than getting out exploring the coast of Cornwall with his trusty Doberman, Sophie. Being something of an expert on the local terrain, Paul…

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Our guide to things to do on your Spring break by the Helford River Blooming Magnolias mark the early arrival of spring Cornwall is always head and shoulders above the rest of the country when it comes to shaking off its winter coat and thanks to the Great Gardens of Cornwall we’ve now got proof. They’ve been keeping…

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