Recipe of the Month – Squid & Chorizo Salad

“Don’t be afraid to ask your fishmonger for help and advice” says Ben Hardy, sous chef of Q restaurant in Fowey. Read more

Music in the Park

A warm midsummer’s night, a crimson sunset, some electric performances and a picturesque setting overlooking the grounds of an 11th century estate – Boconnoc’s Music in the Park is definitely one to circle on the events calendar. Read more

Rooms, The Old Quay House Hotel

The restorative powers of a weekend break without the children

Does the sound of a mini break without children have you wide-eyed, excited and raring to go?

“I feel normal again” Mrs S said having spent 3 idyllic nights in the penthouse. “No rushing around or animals in the bed, it’s been amazing!” She woke to champagne and handmade cards addressed to ‘mummy’ – we wonder who put those there? Mr S was very happy with his choice, and could give himself a big pat on the back for making this weekend one she’ll remember for a long time. Read more

Luxurious boutique hotel amenities

A focus on suppliers: The White Company

What we love about The White Company is that they can turn a simple bathroom into a spa experience. “How?” you ask, well… Read more

Who cares whether it’s local?

Sustainable, local, green, ethical, locally-sourced – all big words but who actually cares or knows what they mean? Should we be giving more thought to the food we’re putting in our mouths? Or is it all simply a con to make us pay more for the food we eat? Read more

A Great Day Out in Fowey

In the Middle Ages, the port of Fowey was home to warships and galleons, but today it’s better known for its excellent cuisine, warm welcome and beautiful views. From Easter onwards the town buzzes with thousands of visitors keen to soak up the atmosphere and recharge their batteries – but how to get the most out of your time here? Read more

Fowey Mussel Festival 2012

Finger bowls, check! Soft chunky bread, check! Big bowl of fresh Cornish mussels, check! Seafood fanatics, grab your diaries, and save this date now: 23rd & 24th June 2012 – the inaugural Fowey Mussel Festival 2012. Read more