Callestock News

Foodies' Heaven in Cornwall this September
21Aug
2019

Foodies' Heaven in Cornwall this September

Cornwall is one of the top foodie destinations in the country, with Michelin-starred chefs including Rick Stein, Nathan Outlaw and Paul Ainsworth calling it home. And it's not just the celebrity chefs - the county also offers plenty of beachside cafes serving the finest brunches and award-winning local produce. To get your taste buds tingling, here's our round-up of the best Cornish food festivals in September.

Far from the Madding Crowds - Cultural Cornwall
29Jul
2019

Far from the Madding Crowds - Cultural Cornwall

Cornwall has a rich history, with its tin mines, standing stones, smuggling and ancient language, but if you're visiting the region, you may not know where best to experience historic Cornwall.

Liz's Summer Cheesecake
29Jul
2019

Liz's Summer Cheesecake

Infused with orange and passionfruit, this refreshing dessert is the perfect compliment to a Summer barbecue. Enjoy with a glass of sparkling wine from Cornwall's Camel Valley for the ultimate in indulgent refreshment.

More than just a Holiday - Couples' Experiences in Cornwall
28Jun
2019

More than just a Holiday - Couples' Experiences in Cornwall

You'll know Cornwall for its beach holidays, good food and coastal walks, but it's also the perfect place to try something a bit different and get out of your comfort zone. What stories will you tell when you get back home?

Down on the farm - Summer 2019
24Jun
2019

Down on the farm - Summer 2019

This time last year we were sweltering in the hottest June for decades - but in 2019, things are a little more predictable. We still have sunshine and pleasant temperatures, but the occasional showers mean that grass at Callestock Courtyard is lush and green rather than dry and brown and the cows are cool and chilled in the shade of the trees. Summer is here which means Nick is busy on the farm while our guests are out and about enjoying the county.

First in Cornwall -
20May
2019

First in Cornwall - "Unique" Accommodation Award Winner

Liz and Nick have been celebrating this month after their newest holiday home, Callestock Vean, was awarded "Unique Accommodation" status by Quality in Tourism inspectors. They are the only accommodation provider in Cornwall, and one of only a handful in the UK, to hold this prestigious award for exceptional individuality.

7 sights within 7 miles
20May
2019

7 sights within 7 miles

Callestock Courtyard Cottages is nestled in the heart of Cornwall, giving easy access to stunning beaches, coastal walks and award-winning restaurants on both sides of the coast. Here we round-up some of our favourite places to visit, all within just seven miles of the holiday cottages here in Zelah.

A Great Cornish Cider Farm
19May
2019

A Great Cornish Cider Farm

Haywoods Cider is by far one of the best ciders that there is on offer here in Cornwall - a real hidden gem! There's no fuss, it's just a good honest delicious cider from a good honest Cornishman!! Go and sample the cider made from the apples on this little farm overlooking the Allen Valley, you won't be disappointed.

A Perfect May Bank Holiday in Cornwall
01May
2019

A Perfect May Bank Holiday in Cornwall

The Easter weekend didn't disappoint, with record-breaking temperatures, clear blue skies, and gentle seas around the Cornish coast. We're crossing everything for a repeat performance this May Bank Holiday and have put together a collection of ideas for a perfect long weekend in Cornwall.

How we're helping the bees
26Apr
2019

How we're helping the bees

“If the bee disappeared off the face of the Earth, man would only have four years left to live.” Albert Einstein. Whether Einstein really said this or not, and whether he's right, the bees are in trouble. But why should we care? And what can we do about it?