Come to Cornwall this June

Rame Peninsula | June weather, Cornwall

June is one of our favourite months in Cornwall.

It’s not as busy as July and August, the days are long and warm, and there’s lots of festivals on, be it food, music, art or sailing (see below for just a few!).

So, […]

By | May 16th, 2018|Blue Monkey, Uncategorized|

Pram friendly walks in Cornwall

The countryside local to Blue Monkey provides some inspiring pram friendly walks come rain or shine.

Here are three of the best pram friendly walks in Cornwall:
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MOUNT EDGCUMBE HOUSE AND GARDENS

The waterside perimeter of the estate provides an uplifting  pram friendly […]

By | April 10th, 2018|Blue Monkey|

Top Three Reasons We Love Kingsand

3 reasons we love Kingsand, Cornwall

Kingsand in Cornwall is a really special place. Here at Blue Monkey we just love our local area, and we wanted to tell you why! So here goes:

1: The Local Beaches

The small pebbly beaches of Kingsand and Cawsand are typical of an old fishing village.  […]

By | March 6th, 2018|Blue Monkey|

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

The many sides of Cornwall in the Autumn

Cornwall isn’t just for the summer time. Autumn is also such a beautiful time to visit us down in Cornwall. Check out some of our photo’s from Autumn this year.

 

Inspiring

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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|
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