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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…

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…

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…

Anne Bonny

Anne Bonny was arguably the most famous female pirate to sail the seven seas. Along with Mary Read she found fame when she served as…