We fell in love with St Ives when Ethan was born and the thought of a foreign holiday suddenly seemed like a lot of hassle.
We remembered great holidays in Cornwall as kids and looked around for some inspiration.
A friend recommended St Ives and told us of some flats right on the beach.
We ended going twice that year - two fantastic weeks in the summer and a great week in October. As well as perfect beaches, rock pools, surfing, ice cream and great fish and chips, St Ives has a lot of culture.
The Tate is wonderful, as is the Barbara Hepworth museum - and there are lots of independent galleries selling work by the plethora of great artists who have worked in St Ives. And eating out is a great pleasure, with a number of fantastic restaurants.
Since then we've been every year and now own 11 Barnaloft - which we rent out when we're not using it. So if you're looking for somewhere to stay you can;