……..and again!

Sustainable Success! What a year this is turning out to be – not only did we win Gold in the Cornish Tourism Awards for ‘Ethical, Responsible, Sustainable Tourism’ back in Feb, but we were put through to the South West Tourism Awards for the same category. This was wonderful, as we were not just representing […]

…..and the Winner is……

    …………and it’s a Gold!   Wow! Still can’t quite believe it, but we have been lucky enough to win Gold for the ‘Ethical, Responsible, Sustainable Tourism’ category in last week’s Cornwall Tourism Awards. It was a rather unusual ‘zoom’ ceremony, but they were done beautifully, and we were all able to celebrate from […]

Cornwall Tourism Awards

      A lovely piece of good new arrived last week – we have been selected for the finals of the Cornwall Tourism Awards. We are in the category of ‘Responsible, Ethical and Sustainable Tourism’ – a bit of a mouthful, but this is particularly fantastic for us as we have built our business […]

New Events

  We are very pleased and excited to be able to offer what we hope will be the first of many weekend courses.  May 15th – 17th & Sept 25th – 27th  Join us The Sanctuary for a weekend introduction to Reiki. This will focus on Level One, and will be taught by Sheila Read, […]

Adventures in Offgrid Land

  We are just about to open for our first full season, and we are full of ideas for the coming year, having learnt so much from our short but fantastic opening season.  To say it was a ’learning curve’ is somewhat an understatement, but we welcomed so many wonderful, enthusiastic and supportive guests, that […]

Building a Future – Part Two

  Karen’s story of the Sanctuary continues with the ideas behind the project…. Our first couple of years were spent walking, observing and learning about what we had on the land. We discovered bluebells – thriving in the newly created light and space, native daffodils, foxgloves and common orchids. The trees seemed to stretch and […]


Gold is the colour

    We were absolutely delighted to learn that we have achieved a Gold Green Tourism Award! This is pretty amazing as we are just starting out, and the process is very thorough – right down to the cleaning products we use, waste management, local foods etc. The judges said that they have seen very […]


Building a Future – the story part one…

    Welcome to The Sanctuary Cornwall and our new blog page… Karen writes the first instalment of our background history and how our ideas developed into what you see today! We got here so gradually, it took time to realise what had happened……. I had been living in this village of Golant for 13 […]