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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Just a five minute walk off Winchester High Street will have you at the ruins of Wolvesey Castle.
This English Heritage attraction is free to enter and worth exploring when the weather is fair.
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Discover Winchester City Mill, a National Trust property and a hidden gem in the heart of the city.
If you’re looking for something to do for an hour the mill shows a complete different side to the city. Make your next visit to Winchester a little bit different.
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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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An evening under the stars at a gorgeous Elizabethan manor house learning about astronomy, oh go on then…
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Travel, exploring and discovering something completely new comes in so many different forms. You don’t have to go far to find a little bit of everyday magic.
A garden that comes to life in the depths of winter is something really special. The winter garden at Mottisfont in Romsey was full of bright, colourful plants that could brighten up even the dullest day!
Getting some fresh air, stretching my legs and admiring the beautiful plants in bloom was a great way to brighten up January.
Take a look…
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As the seasons transition from Summer to Autumn suddenly the hedgerows become abundant with fruit and berries.
I’ve always wanted to give foraging a go but, I have never known where to start and I wouldn’t want to eat something poisonous! 🌱
Lydford Gorge host the most amazing seasonal workshops and on a trip to Devon I joined the Wild Kitchen experience.
Here’s a look at my day foraging and cooking…
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Is there anything better than a long, lazy brunch by the sea?
I’m all about the slow Sundays, catching up on my favourite reads and chatting with the best people.
One of my favourite places is Southsea Beach Cafe, it’s bang on the seafront in Portsmouth and its food is fantastic. This post is long overdue!
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Who wasn’t captured by the legend of King Arthur as a child?
Mythical Camelot, knights of the round table and Merlin the magician romanticise history and places across the whole of the UK. I’ve been a fan of the stories, films and art work inspired by these tales and that have influenced popular culture.
Tintagel Castle on North Cornwall’s rugged coastline has been inextricably linked to the legend for many years.
Headed to Cornwall? Need some trip inspiration? Take a look at my visit hiking round Tintagel and crossing the new bridge that re-connects the island to the mainland.
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