Boconnoc, Flog It, BBC, Antiques, Cornwall,Have you ever wondered if that old vase your Great-Aunt Alma left you might be worth something? Or that porcelain figurine you purchased at the car boot sale last year because you were certain that it was a rare antique? Well now is your chance to find out!

On Thursday 1st June 2017, we are very excited to announce that Boconnoc will be the final venue for the 16th series of the popular BBC One programme Flog It!

 

Paul Martin and his team of experts invite members of the public to come along with up to three of their antiques and collectables for a free valuation! If selected for filming, you might be in with a chance of making some money by selling your items at Clarks Auction Rooms in Liskeard on Thursday 22nd June. Everyone who comes along to the valuation day will receive a free appraisal of their items even if they are not selected for filming.

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Paul Martin

Elizabeth Fortescue, the owner of Boconnoc Estate is delighted to be hosting the show: “We are thrilled that Flog It will be filming at Boconnoc in what is a special year here as we celebrate the 300th anniversary of the purchase of the Estate with the proceeds of the sale of the Pitt Diamond (the largest diamond in the world at the time). We are very much looking forward to seeing the items that people bring and being a part of this wonderful show.”

So start hunting in your attic and come down for a wonderful day out here at the beautiful Boconnoc Estate.

Important information:

  • The valuation day is taking place between 9.30am – 4pm on Thursday 1st June
  • Entry will be free and limited to members of the public with items to be valued
  • For further information contact 0117 974 7839 or flog.it@bbc.co.uk
  • Directions to Boconnoc Estate can be found here

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Boconnoc Gardens

Boconnoc Gardens

The Telegraph has named the Cornwall Garden Society Spring Flower Show held at Boconnoc as one of ‘The best flower shows to visit in 2017′!

And this year is the largest show ever with over 120 trade stands!

Read the full article on the Telegraph website.

The Spring Flower Show at Boconnoc is the first major flower show of the horticultural year in the south west. Over 6000 garden enthusiasts gather from across the whole South West, and from north of the country for the successful two-day event.

 

Boconnoc Church

Boconnoc Church

At the heart of the show will be the exuberant display of the competitive classes, with the camellias, daffodils, rhododendrons and ornamental shrubs and trees guaranteeing a brilliantly colourful spectacle of the highest quality.

Tickets are available now!

Ticket prices:

Adults £7.50 in advance or £9.50 on the gate CGS Members £5.50 in advance or £7.50 on the gate Under 16 Free

For more information, you can visit the Cornwall Garden Society website.

 

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We are very excited to announce that the Cornish Cider Run will be taking place at Boconnoc this year!

The Cornish Cider Run is a 10k course of mud, water, obstacles & FUN! One of the best OCR in the South West featuring 30+ obstacles! Be prepared to get muddy, to get wet, but most of all, be prepared to have a great day!

The course will take you through parts of Boconnoc Estate which you would not have seen before, through woodlands and along rivers.

Tickets are £40 and a percentage of the ticket sales will be donated to Children’s Hospice South West. Discount available for teams of 6 or more.

Runners will receive a free t-shirt, cider & goodie bag!

The event takes place on Saturday 16th September 2017. Tickets are available now on the Cornish Cider Run website.

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Boconnoc House was chosen as the venue for the stunning photo shoot for The Bridal House of Cornwall which is featured on Wedding Sparrow this week.

The beautiful gowns were teamed with fabulous flowers by the Garden Gate Flower Company to create autumnal and wintery looks. The Drawing Room provided a simple and elegant background to showcase the dresses with the crisp white walls and delicate seasonal flowers helping to create a cool atmosphere.

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Photography by Taylor and Porter

In contrast, the Smoking Room with its deep red walls and roaring Victorian fireplace provided a warm setting matching the tone of the striking dresses.

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The images were captured by the wonderful Taylor and Porter, renowned for their beautiful and stylish photography.

We are thrilled that Boconnoc House could be a part of this feature.

For further details you can contact us on 01208 872507.

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Photography by Taylor and Porter