Callestock News

21 gifts for anyone who loves Cornwall
07Dec
2017

21 gifts for anyone who loves Cornwall

How's your Christmas shopping going? Did you jump on the Black Friday bandwagon? Maybe you're one of those people who has bought and wrapped all their presents by October...

A year in the life of Callestock
28Nov
2017

A year in the life of Callestock

As well as welcoming guests to the converted barns in our little corner of Cornwall, Callestock is also a working farm. This keeps us busy 12 months a year, maintaining the holiday cottages, looking after the herd of Jersey cows, giving guests a terrific holiday, and even building a brand new holiday property ready for 2018.

Christmas Donation to Cornwall Blood Bikes
13Nov
2017

Christmas Donation to Cornwall Blood Bikes

Ian Butler the fundraising manager came to Callestock last month to meet with Liz and receive the donation made by Callestock to the Cornwall Blood Bikes, volunteer service.

And the winner is....
27Oct
2017

And the winner is....

Earlier this year we ran a competition with Cornwall Living, offering one lucky winner a holiday with us here at Callestock. Thousands entered, and a winner was picked at random in the Spring....

5 of our favourite Cornish villages
27Oct
2017

5 of our favourite Cornish villages

Doc Martin has helped put Port Isaac on the map, Poldark has shone a light on the north coast and far west, but there are many hidden gems in Cornwall you might not have seen before.

Ready, steady, bake - for charity
24Oct
2017

Ready, steady, bake - for charity

The biennual fundraiser at Callestock Courtyard has raised more than ever before, thanks to the generosity of guests, the business community and local people.

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.