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Top 10 things to do in Newquay this Easter

Grab a Cornish pasty It would be absurd to come to Cornwall and not indulge in a delicious Cornish pasty. Our favourite stop in Newquay…

Betty Stogs

Betty Stogs is said to have been a lazy girl who lived at Towednack. She had a life many would have been envious of –…

Owner Nikki Smith and two pirates from Pirate's Quest in Newquay, Cornwall

Swashbuckling Start to the Season for Newquay’s Pirate’s Quest

Newquay’s Pirate’s Quest has had a swashbuckling start to the season after a busy February Half Term. The buccaneering attraction has also qualified with flying…

Quest for the Golden Egg this Easter!

This Easter Holidays, from 1 – 23 April, head to Newquay’s Pirate’s Quest for an eggciting new adventure. Join the live pirate crew on the…

Charlotte De Berry

One of the most mysterious pirates was female buccaneer Charlotte de Berry. She was supposedly born in 1636 although there are no records or mentions…

Towan Blystra

The town now known as Newquay began its life as a tiny fishing village. The curved headland acted as protection for the fishermen against the…

King and Queen of the Cornish Piskies

Cornish piskies are tiny mischievous faeryfolk, known elsewhere in the country as will-o’-the-wisps. Not to be confused by the Devonshire pixies, the Cornish piskies are…

Edward England

Edward England is said to have been an educated man, and one of the more humane pirate captains of the Golden Age. Born in Ireland…

Rosy the Cow

Rosy The Cow

The unlikely focus of one of Cornwall’s lesser known legends, is that of Rosy the cow. Rosy was famed throughout Cornwall for producing the most…

Top 10 Famous Female Pirates

A lot of people still think that only men were pirates – it’s true that some buccaneers believed that it would be bad luck to…