Callestock News

03Jul
2011

Cycling on the Camel Trail

What a great day – Nick and I have just returned from a fantastic day in the sunshine on the Camel Trail which is a cycle friendly path on an old disused railway line .  We…

20Jun
2011

101 Things to do in Cornwall in the Rain

Oh dear it’s raining today!  Nick is absolutely delighted as he wants the grass to grow, but what about my lovely guests. All is not lost – believe it or not there are 101…

16May
2011

Cream Teas by the Fal Estuary!

For those of you visiting Cornwall and coming to Callestock, a visit to Halwyn Tea Gardens, near Old Kea just outside Truro, is a must. Nick and I sat in the wonderful garden…

07Apr
2011

Eating at the Hawkins Arms

In a recent blog I mentioned that the Hawkins Arms had changed hands, well Adam and Alex have been there for about 3 months now and have settled into the village and pub really…

04Apr
2011

All change at the Hawkins Arms

I’m sorry to say that it was Richard’s last day at the Hawkins Arms in Zelah yesterday!  Nick and I joined others in having a drink and wishing him all the best in his new…

03Apr
2011

First baby of the year arrives at Callestock!

At last an arrival, a little late but Mother and Baby are doing just fine -now! Peru, one of our Jersey heifers has given birth to the first baby of the year!  Even with…

10Mar
2011

Callestock Courtyard goes even Greener!!

After much research into renewable energies, this week has seen the installation of our Photovoltaic Panels which has turned out to be the best option for such a sunny site…

09Mar
2011

Cornish Pasty is recognised!!

At last – now only pasties made in Cornwall can actually be called proper ‘Cornish Pasties’ – thanks to the European Commission giving them the recognition that they deserve. Do…

27Feb
2011

Updates in Wheal Kitty and Wheal Jane!

As well as Wheal Kitty having a splendid 6 ft superkingsize bed, she now has a fabulous new bathroom. Don’t worry everyone these new bathrooms are even better than before.…

17Feb
2011

Callestock goes even Greener!

As Cornwall has one of the highest recorded levels of sunshine in the country we decided to take advantage of this.  We have been researching the advantages of photovoltaic…