Body boarding in Cornwall is one sweet affair!
Cornwall is blessed with great beaches and waves, so it’s no surprise body boarding is so popular across the county.
I’ve spent many an hour in the water with my body board catching waves. I mean, you’ve not really completed a trip to the South West if you’ve not tried to ride a wave, right?
Take a look at Cornwall’s most popular past time…
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The Rock Pizza Co. is the place to go for pizza and beautiful river views in Rock. Right on the seafront it’s a quick hop off the ferry and up the hill if you’re coming in from Padstow.
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Ruby’s Bar is another Rick Stein venture in Padstow. This charming and cosy bar offers a fantastic array of cocktails and curated spirits. Oh I do love a cheeky cocktail!
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A Pint of Padstow is the shop front to Padstow Brewing Company, an award winning micro-brewery in North Cornwall sharing its love for beers, ales, pilsners and cider.
I’ve had many a good time drinking and making new friends in the shop come bar that’s right in the heart of central Padstow. Hello to a cheeky afternoon cider or two!
If you’re headed to Cornwall, this charming town must be you your visit list. It’s incredibly popular thanks to places like the Padstow Brewing Company. Here’s why…
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Find the essential ingredient for baking with this guide to UK flour mills across the UK.
Lockdown has driven us to literally live our best Great British Bake Off lives. Have you been whipping up banana bread, pancakes and loaves? Because I have.
Flour is rarer than gold dust. Even Attenborough is impressed when he spies the lesser spotted bread flour.
It took me three weeks to get one bag of flour and it was the last one on the shelf.
That’s when it hit me, I need to go direct to the source.
Not having any luck at the supermarket finding flour? Well, have I GOT YOU!
I have put together the little black book of artisan UK flour mills selling by region.
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Rock has some great places to eat and The Hut Behind The Hedge is no exception – a great little lunch or snack stop!
In fact, the term ‘hidden gem’ is over used but this is one and not well known out of local circles. If you’re headed to Rock, support local and make sure you order a slice of cake.
Take a look at the bright blue cabin which is definitely worth a visit if you’re in the area…
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The Shore in Penzance is totally out of this world. Bruce Rennie is producing absolutely incredible food and I swear he’s well on his way to a Michelin Star.
He mans his kitchen every night alone, yes, you heard right he makes dishes for an entire restaurant of people alone! And, those dishes change depending on the local ingredients available locally every day.
He creates culinary masterpieces from the local catches and produce he sources from earlier in the day and has just a few hours to put a new menu together.
It’s unique, creative and some of the best food I’ve ever eaten – there’s a handful of meals that I will never forget and this is on it.
If you’re headed to Cornwall book a table at The Shore for an epic food experience…
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Cornwall is full of travel treasures and St. Michael’s Mount is one of them!
This tidal island is in Mount’s Bay off the coast of Marazion and has been home to the St Aubyn family since 1650 and is now managed by the National Trust.
I’ve been wanting to go to this beautiful island for many years and feel I’ve definitely ticked this off my travel bucket list.
Headed to Cornwall, put this on your visit list, here’s why…
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An evening under the stars at a gorgeous Elizabethan manor house learning about astronomy, oh go on then…
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Looking for those unique travel experiences? Me too! Here’s a goodie that I love and I’ve done on my trips to Cornwall.
Creating beach art was one of the most fulfilling and fun things I’ve done and what makes it even better is that it’s completely sustainable as all you need is a rake, a broom and some string.
I joined Bill at North Cornwall Beach Art for an afternoon experiencing one of the best and most unique experiences you’ll find in Cornwall…
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