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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Fruit and vegetables straight from the field to plate. There’s something so appealing about that. Zero fly miles, self-sufficiency and food that’s really, truly fresh.
I found out about Padstow Kitchen Garden through Instagram, one of its images appeared when I was scrolling – what a great discovery that turned out to be! It supplies lots of great Cornish restaurants like Rick Stein’s, Jamie Oliver’s 15 and Paul Ainsworth at Number 6 restaurant.
On my latest trip to Cornwall I found it the best place to pick up some interesting veggies for dinner.
Headed to Padstow and are going to cook some of your own meals? Then you need to visit this place to pick up a few bits!
Enter the cabin and take a look at the incredible produce I bought (and scoffed) on my trip…
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Is there any better way to starting your seaside holiday than having a bang up meal of mussels and chips on the beach?
I think not!
Surfside Cafe and Bar is nestled at the base of the cliffs right on the beach front in Polzeath, take a look at this gem serving up hearty seafood. It’s a must visit if you’re in this neck of the woods.
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A big slab of cake from Padstow’s favourite cake shop Cherry Trees is the perfect pick me up mid-afternoon on your travels.
With a charming backstory and amazing produce, it’s easy to see why it’s a firm favourite with visitors and locals alike.
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The National Trust has created a truly incredible dining experience at The Hidden Hut just back off of from Porthcurnick Beach.
I’ve been wanting to go for a while and during our last trip to Cornwall I finally made it. Take a look at this stunning location and foodie experience…
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What happens when two seafood lovers who already have an insanely popular restaurant in London set up shop in Cornwall?
Well, critical acclaim, that’s what! Prawn on the Lawn take two opened in 2015 in Padstow and is so good that it’s featured in the Michelin Guide and it was named one of The Times Top 100 UK restaurants.
I visited on my last trip to Cornwall and it was, well sorry to ruin the rest of the post but, one of the best meals I’ve ever had!
Come and take a look at what I picked to eat, trust me, you’ll want to click just to look at the foodie pictures…
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Going out for breakfast is such a treat and when we were in Polzeath we found a fab spot to start our day right.
It’s always hard in a new place to know where to try as it’s always a bit of a gamble.
Thankfully we landed on our feet when we strolled into the Tubestation in Polzeath – it was a blinking marvellous find. And, as I later found out, it was voted Red Bull’s ‘number 1 best surf café’ in UK and Ireland.
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It’s one week until I head to Cornwall and I am looking for recommendations for the trip. Do you have any top tips for the Padstow/Polzeath area?
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