Prawn on the Farm in Padstow

Prawn on the Farm in Padstow

Prawn on the Farm is Prawn on the Lawn’s answer to how do you run a restaurant in 2020. And, I am here for it!

The temporary ‘pop up’ at Trerethern Farm puts the restaurant in a much bigger setting, in a long marquee overlooking Padstow and the river.

The same chilled out vibe, local seafood and fresh produce from Padstow Kitchen Garden has transferred perfectly. And the only changes, except the location, is that there’s a lot more space, social distancing and hand sanitising going on.

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The Zig Zag Path in Selborne

The Zig Zag Path in Selborne

The Zig Zag Steps in Selborne is a literal zig zag path up Selborne Hanger, one of the highest hills in Hampshire.

The unique path cut by Gilbert White and his brother in 1753 scales the steep ascent with a series of short paths.

It’s so unique and I haven’t ever come across anything like it. Once at the top it leads up onto Selborne Common and a stunning series of walking paths.

If you’re looking for a beautiful weekend walk, a wander along this East Hampshire Hanger won’t disappoint.

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Nava Coffee in Ringwood

Nava Coffee in Ringwood

Nava Coffee is serving up speciality coffee in a cosy set up on Ringwood high street.

This was only a flying visit but I really liked the vibe of the place and I would love to return to try out some of the cakes on offer!

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Framptons Cafe, Bar & Kitchen in Ringwood

Framptons Cafe, Bar & Kitchen in Ringwood

Framptons cafe, bar and kitchen is an atmospheric place for a breakfast, lunch or dinner catch up full of character.

I recently ventured there for brunch and I was very excited to find this charming place on the high street.

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10 Zero Waste Shops in Hampshire

10 Zero Waste Shops in Hampshire

Here’s 10 zero waste shops in Hampshire that will help you make a few changes to your basket.

Sustainable shops are becoming increasingly popular and with good reason. I mean we’ve all watched the latest David Attenborough documentary, seen that turtle who has a straw stuck in his nose or the seahorse wrapped around a plastic cotton bud, haven’t we?

If you want to make a few changes here’s some great shops that will help you on your way….

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Proudfoot & Co – British Drinks Innovators in Winchester

Proudfoot & Co – British Drinks Innovators in Winchester

Proudfoot & Co in Winchester is serving up drinks #ForTheBoldandCurious derived from foraged, fermented and barrel aged goods.

Owner Eoghan is an expert in all things botanical and foraged and a whizz at inventing, rediscovering and reinterpreting drinks to devour.

‘Life should be full of constant discovery’ is Proudfoot’s tag line, which I couldn’t agree more with. If you like something a bit different and want to discover something new then this one’s going to be right up your street.

I totally fell in love with this place, from the wildly knowledgable owner, the pretty interior and truly unique and incredible drinks…

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The Old Garage Bottle Shop & Delicatessen in Truro

The Old Garage Bottle Shop & Delicatessen in Truro

The Old Garage Bottle Shop and Delicatessen is serving up stunning local Cornish produce and a carefully curated selection of delicious food and drink from around the world.

You are certain to find something special here to eat or drink. Take a look around…

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Pick Your Own Pumpkins at Sunnyfields Farm

Pick Your Own Pumpkins at Sunnyfields Farm

Pick your own pumpkins at Sunnyfields Farm is an experience! It has a reputation in Hampshire for throwing an annual pumpkin festival. Every year the team goes the extra mile to put on something special.

It’s nice to see that things haven’t changed in 2020. The team at Sunnyfields has really pulled out all the stops for a socially distanced pumpkin picking experience. Take a look…

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Da Bara Bakery, Truro

Da Bara Bakery, Truro

Da Bara Bakery in Truro, is a spectacular little find. It’s perfectly located between lots of the major Cornwall attractions and it serves up the best cinnamon bins in the whole of the county!

It also supplies a lot of great cafes across Cornwall, if you like pastries, pasties and bread it’s a must visit! Click and take a look why…

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The Minack Theatre in Porthcurno

The Minack Theatre in Porthcurno

The Minack Theatre will just take your breath away! Carved into the cliff face of Porthcurno is the most spectacular amphitheatre, with the sea and sky providing a uniquenatural backdrop.

The theatre’s story is just as charming as the place itself – it still hold plays, frequently sold out but, you can tour at times when shows aren’t on.

If you’re looking for that extra special, world famous but still quirky place to visit on your trip to Cornwall, this needs to be on your visit list…

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