Entries by Nicola Sampson

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Visit the Porthleven Food Festival – April 2017!

Porthleven Food Festival 21 Apr 2017 to 23 Apr 2017 The Porthleven Food Festival takes place in the picturesque harbour town of Porthleven, West Cornwall each April. There are all day cooking demos, food and craft stalls surrounding the harbour, and plenty of music, dancing, performances, music, art and cookery workshops. It’s a great day out and another […]

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2017 Farm Stay Brochure now available!

We’ve just taken delivery of our 2017 Brochure. Copies are being mailed to our advanced orders and member properties. Order yours now! Farm Stay UK is a “Not-For-Profit” farmer owned member association to help members more effectively market their farm accommodation, providing quality accommodation to guests who wish to stay on a farm. Most of our properties are graded by […]

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Mothers Day Treat

Ideal Mother’s Day Treat! Here’s an idea for a Christmas present! Why not book a short break away for Mum next Mother’s Day? I’m sure she would love to be waited on with our homecooked English breakfast with our own farm eggs! And there are many local restaurants if you want to treat her to lunch also, or enjoy a […]

Ancient Stone Circles

West Cornwall has a fascinating archaeological past, from the Neolithic era to the industrial archaeology of tin mining. On Trelew Farm, there is a stone circle, called Boscawen–un (pronounced Boss-cow-anoon), described as ‘one of Cornwall’s finest’. Its outer stone is made of almost pure quartz. You can visit this fine example of Cornish Heritage when you stay at […]

St Piran’s Day – 5th March

  St Piran’s Day started as a holiday celebrated by the Cornish Tin miners. Since the late 19th and early 20th Century, Celtic revivalists sought to provide the people of Cornwall with a national day similar to those observed in other nations. Since the 1950s, the celebration has become increasingly observed and since the start of the […]