December 2016's Ambassador of the Month: Absolutours – Viv Robinson – Blue Badge Guide

December’s Ambassador of the Month


Name / name of business / whereabouts in Cornwall are you based?
Absolutours – Viv Robinson – Blue Badge Guide


What have you done to promote Cornwall’s heritage and culture?
Literary walks, Film and TV location tours, Heritage Walks & Walks for Inland Art Festival, Literary Talks for NT. Coastal & WHS Walks & tours.


What has been your most useful Cornwall 365 experience or tool?
Participation in and networking on Cornwall 365 events which have widened my appreciation of what Cornish Culture has to offer visitors & locals alike.


Best experience you’ve experienced (in Cornwall)
Overwhelming reaction to Cornwall by group from the Channel Islands on a 4 day bespoke ‘Poldark’s Cornish Coast’ tour.


The family taken care of. The business is taken care of. What is your perfect day & evening in Cornwall?
A clifftop walk on a bright clear day with camera in hand followed up with an evening visit to a live music performance.


You have free tickets to the performance of your choice. Who would you take with you (living or dead)?
My best friend


Most unusual performance space you have been to?
Carnglaze Caverns St Neot.


Best live music venue in Cornwall
Hall for Cornwall.


Your favourite walk?
Pendeen to Cape Cornwall and equally, but as a contrast, Cadgwith to Kynance both on SW Coast Path.


Best place in Cornwall to get food?
Jericho’s Kitchen Launceston- local and home cooked with welcoming atmosphere.


Name one, really different excursion
Take the little Place ferry on the Roseland from St Mawes and walk to St Anthony Head.


What’s your 2nd best kept secret about Cornwall?
 Newlyn Art – Changing exhibitions at Penlee Gallery Penzance – great cafe surrounded by gardens too!


If not Cornwall, where?
In Cornwall we have so much to offer throughout the year – you only need to know where to find it! If having to choose somewhere with a Cornish connection!


Tell us something we haven’t asked you.
Best loved garden – Heligan with woodland and ‘jungle’ walks as well as garden with a long and poignant history.


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