Welcome to Adam’s Cornwall Blog

Welcome to Adam's Cornwall Blog - featuring the latest news, reviews and features submitted by the Cornish business community. Cornwall is a great place to live and work, with some fantastic business opportunities. We aim to put all this together to give a voice to the business community in Cornwall. Some of the articles are ours, while others are posted by business owners or staff members themselves. We take no responsibility for the advice and opinions expressed in these articles. This site is an impartial guide to business in Cornwall. We hope you find this resource useful.

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Winter Attractions in Cornwall

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At any time of the year, the temperature inside the Carnglaze Caverns stays at a constant 10 degreesBeyond being weather-proof, it is the top choice for the whole familyThese 3 breathtaking underground caverns used to be a slate mine and where the Royal Navy stored their rumFor an educational trip for kids, head over to these cavernsMake sure you wear good footwear and a jumper. 3Farmers Markets Living in the city does not allow you to buy the produce straight from the farmer, so make sure you hit the local markets during your visit to CornwallThese will run all year round, regardless of weather, and you can enjoy the local fruits and vegetablesAt the same time, you can support these farms and the industry in Cornwall.

Lastly, you should not miss the Lowender Peran, a festival that celebrates the local heritage



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Best Ways to Enjoy a Cornwall Summer

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What better way to enjoy a Cornish summer than setting sail along the Helford River? From here, ask the boatman to take you to the secluded Frenchman’s CreekYou’ll feast your eyes on the most succulent oysters on the planet plus a wide range of other local seafoodIf this is not your idea of a Cornish summer, then you can always bask in the sun right on the deck of your boat. From secluded beaches to fascinating stories of a glorious past, there are a lot of things one can do in Cornwall during the summerAnd it’s waiting for you to discover what it can offer.

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Small to Medium Business Ideas for Cornwall

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Agribusiness Cornwall still has a huge agriculture industry which includes the many farms in the regionThanks to the conducive weather and the fertile land, entrepreneurs have many opportunities in this industryWhile this does not mean investing in land to open a farm, some business ideas can make the most of local produce to make artisan food items like cheeseSome very enterprising people have also explored harvesting the seaweed in the county’s coasts as a raw ingredient for other products. 3IT and Technology Not many people know it, but the local universities produce many graduates yearly looking for jobs in the areaMany young job seekers aim to stay in the area instead of moving to bigger cities, so entrepreneurs who want to open their own businesses in the IT and technology industry will not have problems looking for qualified employees.

There are tons of festivals being organized all around Cornwall yearly, which means there is always a demand for SMEs (small-and-medium enterprises) that provide manpower, equipment, security, and other services during these events



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Cornish Experiences for a Holiday to Remember

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Many go on a holiday vacation to unwind and have fun. However, people go to Cornwall specifically to make wonderful memories from a wide array of experiences from tasting the famed cuisine of the region to exploring its historic mining and fishing villages and a whole lot more. Some go surfing while others prefer coasteering. For those who are still wondering what to do in the picturesque landscape of Cornwall, here are 4 Cornish experiences you can bring home. 1.  The Eden Project You don’t need to travel the world to enjoy the planet’s most exotic flora. You only need to visit The Eden Project. In fact, you can visit all year round and you’d be treated to a stunning display of fresh blooms in three different regions of the planet, beautifully encased and nurtured in state of the art biomes.

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Top 5 Places in Cornwall for the Fantastic Wedding Reception

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Plus guests get to have a weekend away in Cornwall while they celebrate your marriageHere are the top 5 places in Cornwall for a really fantastic wedding reception. 1.       Brewhouse StIves With a stunning view of the St Ives Harbour and Bay, the Brewhouse St Ives offers the most idyllic, most romantic, and the most intimate wedding venue in this side of the British IslesYour guests will simply marvel at the superb views of the harbour accentuated by the cotton candy-like clouds that dot the clear blue skyDine, drink, and party in the Brewhouse’s open and natural light-filled room as well as a sprawling sun terrace to make your wedding as memorable as possible Good old quality beer is supplied by the in-house microbrewery so you and your guests will be celebrating the whole day and right through the night.

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Camping in Cornwall for Families

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People come to Cornwall for many reasons. Some come to explore the amazing local landscapes, some come to dine out. Other come to surf or walk or join an art class. But for most people, Cornwall is simply the destination of choice for the annual family holiday. With the family market being the most lucrative market to go after, exactly how do campsite owners go about attracting families to their Cornwall campsite? Well there quite a few ways to do this. First you should look into membership with VisitCornwall, perhaps advertising in their annual brochure or better still on their first-class website. Or go one step further and try to get a listing, accreditation or PR coverage through an association with VisitBritain.

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How to Promote Your Cornwall Cottage

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There are so many places to promote your Cornwall cottage, the options can be confusing. If you own a holiday home you want to rent out to holiday makers you want to promote it in a way that gets noticed amongst all the other thousands of holiday cottages available in the county. You could do-it-yourself. This could be costly and time-consuming but also very rewarding. A good way to do this is to get your cottage accredited by a recognised holiday accommodation accreditation scheme. VisitCornwall has its own scheme that includes many benefits of membership of the local tourist board. It opens up opportunities to promote your cottage in their annual brochure, or on their website - which is the largest portal for visitors seeking information on holidays in Cornwall and Cornwall holiday cottages.

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Exploring Holiday Accommodation Options in Cornwall

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And who can blame them? Whether its tiny fishermen's cottages, Cornish seaview cottages or quaint country cottages, the choice is seemingly endlessBut this popularity comes at a priceCottages rent out by the week for premium that usually has holidaymakers scurrying around for cheaper alternatives. Cornwall Hotels While it's nice to have the freedom of your own cottage, it's sometimes nice to indulge in the luxury that hotels have to offerHolidaymakers have a wide choice of hotels to choose from all over Cornwall, where you can be waited on hand-and-foot and enjoy a relaxing stay in CornwallAs well as dinner, bed and breakfast, many of these hotels now have recreation facilities such as swimming pools, spas, and tennis courtsSurely that's worth checking out?

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