Callestock News

Best places for Christmas lunch in Cornwall
30Sep
2017

Best places for Christmas lunch in Cornwall

If you're planning a holiday over the festive season, you're probably looking to get away from the stress and pressure of preparing the perfect Christmas lunch. It's not a holiday if you've still got the veg to peel, the turkey to baste and the gravy to make, so here are five of the best places to enjoy Christmas dinner in Cornwall.

Autumn in Cornwall
29Sep
2017

Autumn in Cornwall

Cornwall's population swells by around 300,000 people every Summer, as families and couples head to the county to enjoy the beaches, the coastpath and the sunshine. But we prefer Cornwall in the Autumn - the stunning colours, the mild temperatures, and the deserted beaches.

25Aug
2017

"My Secret Westcountry" by Liz Down

Callestock owner Liz Down and her husband Nick were featured in the Western Morning News this Summer as they shared some of their favourite Cornish haunts in the monthly magazine supplement.

Cornwall's Autumn Food & Drink festivals
25Aug
2017

Cornwall's Autumn Food & Drink festivals

It's not just Cornish pasties and cider that Cornwall's famous for - its culinary reputation has gone from strength to strength in recent years. Celebrity chefs have set down roots, opening Michelin-starred restaurants and making the most of the fine fresh ingredients and local produce.

5 scented gardens of Cornwall to visit this Autumn
24Aug
2017

5 scented gardens of Cornwall to visit this Autumn

In Spring and Summer, Cornwall's amazing gardens are all about colour. The daffodils, bluebells, camellia, rhododendrons, geraniums and agapanthus put on an impressive display. But the Autumn is a fantastic time to give all the senses a treat.

Wild swimming in Cornwall
22Jul
2017

Wild swimming in Cornwall

Wild swimming has never been more popular. The exhilaration of stepping into a natural pool, river or waterfall, the freedom and challenge of sinking below the waters...

Summer Fairs & Festivals
17Jul
2017

Summer Fairs & Festivals

There's nothing quite like a country fair to bring your inner Kirsty Allsop or Nigella to life. Not only are the fresh cakes and biscuits to die for, but the handmade crafts, live music, homewares and vintage vehicles offer plenty of inspiration to take away with you.

Grown-up Cornwall
19Jun
2017

Grown-up Cornwall

Yes there are the popular seaside towns with their shops and beaches. There are also plenty of family attractions where you can ride log flumes, shoot paintballs and sail pedalos. But if you want to escape the crowds and discover real Cornwall, you have to think more creatively and dig a little deeper....

RHS at Callestock... ahem...
19Jun
2017

RHS at Callestock... ahem...

We love to get outside and make the most of the sunshine here at Callestock, and at this time of year all our hard work pays off as the flowers start to bloom and the garden is awash with colour.

Horatio is back
19Jun
2017

Horatio is back

As the Summer arrives at Callestock, so does Horatio the virile bull...