Entertaining Children of all ages: A Ghost Walk, Pirates and a Treasure Hunt

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I had an email today from our last guest at Blue Monkey who asked me if we had any ghosts… I replied that I hadn’t had any complaints!  However, I did a little investigating and […]

By | August 22nd, 2017|Blue Monkey|

3 Moneysaving Family Activities near Blue Monkey

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Fed up of the sandy beach?  Mount Wise Swimming Pools is a complex of 3 outdoor pools: a 25 main pool, a small paddling pool for young children and an activity pool including a fountain, whirlpool and bubble pool. You can picnic and sunbathe […]

By | August 15th, 2017|Blue Monkey|

Brilliant Beach Hacks

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Some brilliant and useful tips from the Tesco bloggers:

1. Cheat a beach sheet

Use a fitted sheet to protect your belongings from sand. Simply place your beach/cool bags in each corner of the sheet and pull the corners up over them. You’re left with […]

By | July 26th, 2017|Blue Monkey|

Pack Like a Pro!

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Need more space in your case? Try these genius packing hacks and space-saving tricks for a quick get-away (courtesy of Tesco!)

Packing pro
Wrap your toiletries (a bottle of perfume, for example) in a pair of socks, then place the whole thing inside your shoes. On your way home, […]

By | July 19th, 2017|Blue Monkey|

Penlee Point

Coastal Path

Penn Legh is Cornish for stone-slab headland and the point is a coastal headland southeast of the village of Rame in Southeast Cornwall, UK.  The point lies at the entrance to Plymouth Sound.

Above the point and a little below […]

By | July 11th, 2017|Blue Monkey|

Blue Monkey Goes Green

Rame Peninsula Beach Care

This week Blue Monkey is going Green!  We’re looking at local charity Rame Peninsula Beach Care.  Here is what they do for our local beaches:

“We run monthly beach cleans, usually attracting between 30 and 60 volunteers, removing […]

By | July 6th, 2017|Blue Monkey|

Eden Project Gardener

This week at Blue Monkey we’re looking at places of local interest. One of the best is the Eden Project. This is a blog post from one of the gardeners there:

Hi, I’m Annabelle, one of the Skilled Horticulturalists in the Outdoor Biome. There are three teams that look after the outside landscape. My team, under […]

By | June 29th, 2017|Blue Monkey|

Blue Monkey’s Cream Tea featured in a Houzz Ideabook in Japan

By | November 1st, 2016|Blue Monkey|

How to Enjoy your South East Cornwall Holiday with Man’s Best Friend

When you visit the South East of Cornwall, you’re in for such a treat. Rugged coastline perfect for long walks and exploration, inviting family beaches with plenty of sand and clean, salty seawater. Stunning country parks bursting with lush foliage and wildlife, and of course many unique boutiques, delicious local seafood, pasties and cornish ice […]

By | September 23rd, 2016|Blue Monkey|

Blue Monkey Featured on Houz Ideabook

By | September 12th, 2016|Blue Monkey|
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