Callestock News

Where to watch fireworks in Cornwall
24Oct
2018

Where to watch fireworks in Cornwall

Get your oos and your aahhs ready this November for a night of spectacular skies in Cornwall. Fireworks are always a treat, but when their sparks and explosions are reflected in the ocean, they're particularly memorable.

Liz's Yummy Pumpkin Soup
22Oct
2018

Liz's Yummy Pumpkin Soup

Our resident Monty Don, Ben, has been putting his green fingers to work this Autumn growing a healthy crop of pumpkins in the vegetable patch. This warming spicy soup is perfect for cold November nights, served with crusty bread and a swirl of tasty Rodda's double cream mixed in.

Christmas shopping breaks in Cornwall
19Oct
2018

Christmas shopping breaks in Cornwall

You may think this year has flown by, but the supermarket shelves are already lined with selection boxes, festive biscuits, mince pies and chocolate Santas. You might not be Christmas-ready, but now is the perfect time to plan your festive shopping trip. Cornwall's Christmas markets get better every year, attracting thousands to their fantastic stalls and entertainment - the ideal last minute break for two to blow away the cobwebs.

Down on the farm - Autumn 2018
30Sep
2018

Down on the farm - Autumn 2018

Life at Callestock revolves around the countryside, the wildlife, and the weather. This time of year is fantastic for the animals - there's a feast of crunchy green grass for the cows, the trees and bushes are heavy with berries for the wild birds, and Sandy loves helping me pick the fresh veg from the patch in the garden.

Storm watching breaks in Cornwall
29Sep
2018

Storm watching breaks in Cornwall

We've had some pretty dramatic storms already this year, producing incredible waves. But the power of nature can't be overstated - stay safe and watch the ever-changing seas from the comfort of a warm pub, with a hot chocolate and a slice of something naughty.

Liz's Cornish Apple Cake
19Sep
2018

Liz's Cornish Apple Cake

A delicious classic apple cake that will become a firm family favourite at first bite. Looks fabulous, tastes incredible, and is particularly indulgent served warm with Cornish clotted cream.

Autumn short breaks 2018
31Aug
2018

Autumn short breaks 2018

The crowds have gone home, the kids are back at school, and peace has returned to Cornwall. Autumn is the perfect time to enjoy everything the county has to offer, from the deserted beaches to the award-winning restaurants and lush gardens.

Cocktails and Tea Rooms in Cornwall
30Aug
2018

Cocktails and Tea Rooms in Cornwall

What's better than a Cornish cream tea served with a freshly brewed pot of tea? A Cornish cream tea served with a margarita, of course! If you're ready for a taste sensation, check out one of these fantastic tea rooms, gin palaces or cocktail bars on your next visit to Cornwall.

Photo treasure hunt, Cornwall
27Aug
2018

Photo treasure hunt, Cornwall

Photography treasure hunts are such fun, whatever your age. They're great for bonding and making memories as a family. Normally they feature a checklist of items to photograph on a day out - perhaps "a relaxing place", "the biggest tree", "something round", etc.... But we wanted to give you more than a list of random items....

Down on the farm - July 2018
25Jul
2018

Down on the farm - July 2018

The dry weather is a big hit with guests - long days on the beach, barbecues on the patio, lazy walks along the coast... but for Nick and the farm, it presents a unique set of challenges!