Callestock News

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?

Property updates at Callestock
24Apr
2019

Property updates at Callestock

After last year's big build, Callestock Vean has attracted guests, awards and recognition. We're delighted with the finished property and are now looking to enhance our other cottages with a Spring facelift.

Gallery of baby Calves born in 2019.
01Apr
2019

Gallery of baby Calves born in 2019.

As we welcome the new babies here at Callestock, we thought we'd share some of the gorgeous photos that we've taken so far...

Calf Catch-Up - Last Year's Babies - Where Are They Now?
29Mar
2019

Calf Catch-Up - Last Year's Babies - Where Are They Now?

Every Spring we look forward to welcoming new babies into the Jersey herd at Callestock Farm. As the new calving season approaches, we catch-up with last year's calves as they make the most of their last few weeks as the youngest members of the family.

Longer Days, Lighter Evenings - Time for a Holiday
20Mar
2019

Longer Days, Lighter Evenings - Time for a Holiday

Spring signals the start of something new - as the sleeping bulbs burst into life and the clocks go forward, we look ahead to spending more time in the garden, making the most of the warmer weather. It's also when Cornwall opens its arms to welcome new visitors, with a lively calendar of events, and short breaks at Callestock Courtyard cottages.

A Valentines' Gift for the Cows
01Mar
2019

A Valentines' Gift for the Cows

If you've ever visited Callestock, you'll know how much Nick loves his cows. He's looked after the herd since he was a young lad and has grown very attached over the years - so it was no surprise in February when he unwrapped a special Valentines' treat for the girls.

Liz's St Piran's Pancake Recipe
01Mar
2019

Liz's St Piran's Pancake Recipe

St Piran's Day is one of our favourite days of the year - the national day of Cornwall, celebrating the patron saint of tin miners and Cornwall. There are parades, Cornish folk music and an excuse to indulge in some traditional Cornish food and drink. Served with pancakes. Obviously.

7 Natural Wonders to Appreciate in Cornwall this March
25Feb
2019

7 Natural Wonders to Appreciate in Cornwall this March

The bright yellow daffodils, the little purple and white crocus flowers, the powder pink magnolia - all in full bloom throughout Cornwall as we look forward to March. The sun is shining today and the sky is a bright blue so what better time to share some of the spectacular sights of the season, highlighting seven of our favourite natural wonders to see at this time of year.