St. Michael’s Mount, Cornwall

St. Michael’s Mount, Cornwall

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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Creating Sustainable Artwork with North Cornwall Beach Art

Creating Sustainable Artwork with North Cornwall Beach Art

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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Beach Box Cafe Cornwall

Beach Box Cafe Cornwall

Across North Cornwall converted bright blue container cafes are popping up keeping beach goers fed and watered to make the most of their days out.

Beach Box Cafe is a local independent providing great coffee, smoothies, snacks and a whole lot of healthy stuff. The closest one to where we were staying was on the beach in Polzeath.

If you’re out and about and need a snack or a drink, Beach Box is the place to head to keep the wolf from the door.

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Bright Lights Big City is featured on English Heritage’s Instagram Feed

Bright Lights Big City is featured on English Heritage’s Instagram Feed

Bright Lights Big City was featured on English Heritage’s Instagram feed and this honestly made my week!

Take a look…

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Myths, legends and stunning scenery at Tintagel Castle, North Cornwall

Myths, legends and stunning scenery at Tintagel Castle, North Cornwall

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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Mussels on the seafront at Surfside Polzeath

Mussels on the seafront at Surfside Polzeath

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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Cake from Cherry Trees in Padstow

Cake from Cherry Trees in Padstow

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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Beach breakfasts and night feasts at The Hidden Hut, Porthcurnick Beach

Beach breakfasts and night feasts at The Hidden Hut, Porthcurnick Beach

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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