January 2017's Ambassador of the Month: Alison Jeffery, Launceston Tourist Information Centre

January’s Ambassador of the Month

Name / name of business / whereabouts in Cornwall are you based?
Alison Jeffery, Manager at Launceston Tourist Information Centre

What have you done to promote Cornwall’s heritage and culture?
Promote Cornwall’s heritage and culture to visitors and residents alike in a number of ways including social media and work with other groups and organisations to deliver local festivals and events.

What has been your most useful Cornwall 365 experience or tool?
The Cornwall 365 website is packed with lots of useful information; it is a wonderful resource for the TIC.

Best experience you’ve experienced (in Cornwall)
The Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta and watching from Pendennis Castle as the ships sailed surrounded by a flotilla of smaller boats.

The family taken care of. The business is taken care of. What is your perfect day & evening in Cornwall?
A walk along the Coast Path then having a meal in a pub with a sea or harbour view.

You have free tickets to the performance of your choice. Who would you take with you (living or dead)?
All my grandparents

Most unusual performance space you have been to?
Carnglaze Caverns – so atmospheric!

Best live music venue in Cornwall
Hall for Cornwall and locally Launceston Town Hall.

Your favourite walk?
 Cotehele to Calstock in the beautiful Tamar Valley.

Best place in Cornwall to get food?
Boscastle Farm Shop is a top place to eat, its great to have the choice of good places to eat in North Cornwall.

Name one, really different excursion
Want to see the coast line from a different angle – try coasteering. It’s a mixture of swimming in the sea, scrambling over and jumping from rocks plus discovering hidden caves and coves.

What’s your 2nd best kept secret about Cornwall?
Lawrence House Museum in Launceston. Its a gem of a small museum, is child friendly and free to visit.

If not Cornwall, where?
Has to be Cornwall, its where the best memories are made!

Tell us something we haven’t asked you.
I am often told by visitors how lucky I am to live here in Cornwall and it is true, it is a wonderful place to live and work all year round.


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