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Ashley shares his tips for cooking pheasant in this month’s issue of Cornwall Today….

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A wise person once said “Life’s too short to not eat cake.” It’s a motto we abide to in Cornwall and just one of the reasons why there are cream teas around every corner, plus the fact they’re irresistable! Read more

Rooms, The Old Quay House Hotel

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

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

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

This year why not escape the traditional elements of Christmas such as carols round the Christmas tree, turkey and paper hats and come to an oasis of peace and sanctuary at your favourite hideaway by the sea.  Tourist-free streets, invigorating coastal walks and the same romantic estuary views as always, Fowey in winter is the perfect escape. Why not make an early New Year’s resolution to experience the side of Cornwall most people don’t get to see? Read more

Wondering which gardens to visit on your day trips around Cornwall? Cornwall is home to many of Britain’s most beautiful gardens and several are just a short drive from our luxury hotel in Fowey, making it a great place to base yourself for a few days. Read more

Looking to return to Fowey this Spring?

Have you attended the renowned Daphne du Maurier Festival? This star-studded 11 day event takes place in Fowey every May and this year will be held from 9th to 20th. With the likes of Julian Clary, Sir Trevor McDonald and Fern Britton appearing, it promises to showcase Fowey like you’ve never seen it before. Read more

Did you know the Cornish town of Bodmin is listed in the Domesday Book?

Picturesque fishing villages and coastal towns, with ancient harbours and winding streets are among Cornwall’s biggest draws. No two are the same so one day you could be shopping for one-of-a-kind souvenirs in Fowey and the next, catching rays on a blue flag beach in St Ives. There’s no place quite like the fishing villages of Cornwall for a seafood lunch or traditional Cornish pasty. When your stomach is full of Cornish ice-cream and you’re finding it hard to muster the energy for a coastal walk, a stroll through the higgledy piggledy back streets of Fowey offer an alternative way to spend a few hours and are full of surprises. Read more