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New Cornish beds: chosen by you

New Cornish beds: chosen by you

We’ve just unveiled brand new designs of our classic bed collection - all inspired by requests from our customers. They spoke and we listened.

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Restoring Lansdowne

Restoring Lansdowne

Seven years ago, Kristine Hall and her husband, Dan, bought Lansdowne, a Victorian terraced house in a state of disrepair, with the aim to restore the building to its former glory.

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The land of opportunity...

The land of opportunity...

The world we’re living in is getting smaller; travel is more affordable and business opportunities are opening up across the globe, largely due to unprecedented advances in technology.

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Cornish craftsmanship toasted at summer party

Cornish craftsmanship toasted at summer party

Interior designers, hoteliers and architects from across the West Country recently joined us for a special party to celebrate Cornish craftsmanship. We teamed up with leading lighting and furniture designer, Tom Raffield, to toast Cornwall’s rich cultural traditions and diverse artisanal skills.

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Size does matter...

Size does matter...

You might not realise it, but the size of your bed is crucial when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep. From elevated beds first invented by the Ancient Egyptians, to the classic bedstead and mattress combination designed by the Romans, beds have continued to evolve through the ages.

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A room with a view

A room with a view

Family-run Retreat to Fowey owns holiday homes on either side of the town: two are apartments in a beautifully refurbished double-fronted Victorian property, Claremont House, on Hanson Drive. They’re a short walk from Readymoney Cove and St Catherine’s Castle, built during the 1530s to protect Fowey’s harbour from the French.

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10 tips for better sleep

10 tips for better sleep

We all know how important getting a good night’s sleep is to be able to function in our day-to-day lives. On average, we should take around 15 minutes to fall asleep, but many of us take much longer to nod off. Almost half of us say that stress and worry keep us awake at night, according to the Sleep Council; as a result, only a fifth of Brits manage more than seven hours’ sleep a night.

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A matter of time

A matter of time

Clocks ‘spring’ forward by an hour on the last Sunday in March, marking the start of British Summer Time.  BST was first introduced more than 100 years ago to make better use of the long hours of sunlight during the summer months.

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Nine things you definitely shouldn't eat in bed

nine-things-you-definitely-shouldnt-eat-in-bed

Everyone loves a lazy morning or a cosy evening. Relaxing in bed with some great food is one of the cornerstones of a good weekend. But, eating food in bed is a risky business. We’ve put together a comprehensive list of foods you should definitely avoid eating when in bed. 

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How do you sleep?

How do you sleep?

Most of us know that getting a good night’s sleep is crucial to our wellbeing, but when was the last time you woke up feeling completely rested? Most adults need around eight hours of good quality sleep each night to properly function, but, according to The Sleep Council, nearly half of us are getting just six hours or less.

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