Red Nosed Reindeer Christmas Biscuits

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Serves 8,  Prep Time 40 mins,  Cooking Time 5 mins

You will need:

Cellophane, for wrapping

Thin ribbon or raffia, for tying

Brown pipe cleaners, for the ‘antlers’

Ingredients

• 5 tbsp golden syrup

• 50g […]

By | December 6th, 2017|Blue Monkey|

Cornish Christmas Traditions

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Nadelik Lowen!  That’s Happy Christmas in Cornish!  And they have some mighty fine traditions too …

THE MAKING OF THE CORNISH BUSH

Like many Cornish traditions, the Cornish Bush has its roots in Pagan celebrations for the winter solstice. Its meanings and symbolisms have been […]

By | December 5th, 2017|Blue Monkey|

Christmas Grotto, 9th to 23rd December 2017

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Coming to Blue Monkey for Christmas?  Then don’t miss this…

It’s a beautiful snowy Christmas Eve. Adorable bundle of fluff Baby Snow’s birthday! But the Frightfully Charming Deer need your help.

Baby Snow has become stuck in the moon and dawn on Christmas Day can’t come until you rescue him.

Can […]

By | December 4th, 2017|Blue Monkey|

The Names on Santa’s Naughty and Nice List 2017

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A highly scientific study (ahem) by website School Stickers has revealed this year’s top 10 naughtiest boy and girl names, as well as the top 10 ‘well-behaved’ kids’ names on Santa’s list.

School Stickers looked at records of over 52, 000 students who received […]

By | December 1st, 2017|Blue Monkey|

AUTUMN BY THE SEA: BLUE MONKEY CORNWALL

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By | November 28th, 2017|Blue Monkey|

The Highs and Lows of Cornwall – A Blog by Abgail Bowen

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A great piece about Maker Heights (near Blue Monkey Cornwall) by Abigail Bowen, who blogs about the Rame Peninsula:

I’ve never seen the appeal of Cornwall. All those twisty turny vomit-inducing lanes leading to postcard pretty villages full of quaint cottages called ‘Sea Breeze’ or ‘Windy Point’ or other charming […]

By | November 21st, 2017|Blue Monkey|

Christmas Markets near Blue Monkey Cornwall

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Coming to stay at Blue Monkey Cornwall before Christmas?  Researching local festive fun, I found a couple of Christmas markets convenient to Blue Monkey with fun things to do for all the family – including a visit from Ho Ho Ho…

Plymouth Christmas Market: 30 November to 21 […]

By | November 14th, 2017|Blue Monkey|

3 Wedding Venues near Blue Monkey Cornwall

We know that many couple would like to get married in Cornwall, with it’s beautiful scenery and romantic history, so I’ve compiled a list of 3 of the best wedding venues within 10 minutes of Blue monkey.

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By | November 7th, 2017|Blue Monkey|

3 Haunted Houses Near Blue Monkey

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Saltram House

Situated in Plymouth, the National Trust owned country house, Saltram House, is a Georgian mansion surrounded by stunning parkland and pretty gardens. However, it is also reportedly home to some unwanted ghostly guests. Rumour has it a maid was […]

By | October 31st, 2017|Blue Monkey|

Halloween at Blue Monkey Cornwall

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Eden Project visitors will be pitted against villains from the pages of popular children’s books : Roald Dahl’s Halloweden is unleashed this October half-term (October 21-29).

The whole family can brave challenges from the giants from Roald Dahl’s The BFG and Mr and Mrs Twit.

The Witches is a […]

By | October 24th, 2017|Blue Monkey|
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