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Blackbeard's Bank Holiday Weekend, Pirate's Quest, Newquay, Cornwall

Blackbeard’s Bank Holiday Weekend!

Don’t miss Blackbeard’s Bank Holiday Weekend, from 29 April – 1 May, at Pirate’s Quest Newquay. For one weekend only, the most infamous pirate to…

William Kidd Famous Pirate

All there is to know about William Kidd the Famous Pirate

William Kidd was born in Scotland in 1645. He sailed to New York where he met Sarah Bradley Cox, who he married and started a…

Cornish piskies Trevose Head Cornwall

Cornish Piskies

Cornwall is not short of legendary characters, but undoubtedly the most famous of all of the county’s faery folk are the Cornish Piskies. These tiny…

Cornish Smuggling Stories at Pirate's Quest Newquay

Zephaniah Job

Polperro is a 13th century fishing village, originally belonging to the ancient Raphael Manor mentioned in the Domesday Book. Fishing has been the principal occupation…

Triston Stone Cornwall

Tristan and Isolde

Long before Romeo and Juliet, there was Tristan and Isolde – Cornwall’s tragic romance. Legend has it that Sir Tristan was one of King Arthur’s…

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…