Boscastle Farm Shop and Cafe: Checking out lunch and the deli

Boscastle Farm Shop & Cafe is located just outside Boscastle up the hill on the B3263 at Hillborough Farm. It is a really excellent Farm shop and the cafe attached to it serves some really great food. We have been here a few times over the last year when it was open, sometimes sitting outside…

Beach Box Cafe at Wadebridge: Breakfast Cobs on the Camel Trail

The Beach Box Cafe in Wadebrigde is one of three Beach Box location in Cornwall. This one is at the Wadebridge end of the Camel Trail, the others are at Polzeath Beach and at Mawgan Porth. On their website they suggest that “If you’re setting off to walk or cycle the Camel Trail, or you’ve…

Chip Ahoy in Padstow

Chip Ahoy in Padstow seems to be the locals Fish and Chip Shop. While the tourists and visitors to town gravitate over to Rick Steins on the harbourside, those in the know head up to Chip Ahoy on Broad Street next to a Taste of Padstow to get their Traditional Fish and Chips. We had…

The Ring O Bells Pub in St Issey: Homemade Pub Grub

The Ring O’ Bells Public House in St Issey is located right on the main road that runs through the village, indeed the road sign attached to the pub tells you that it is between Padstow and Wadebridge on the A39. We had bedded down locally in the village in a nearby AirBnB where our…

Cornish Pasty Hunting in Looe: Martin’s Dairy

Martin’s Dairy Bakery & Tea Room was the first Cornish Pasty scoffing opportunity that we encountered when we visited Looe in Cornwall and it was a really good one to start with. Located in East Looe just over the bridge on Fore Street they are an inhouse bakery and cafe serving up baked goods to…

Cornish Pasty hunting in St Ives

As you may expect there really are loads of places in St Ives to pick up a Pasty. It is hard to walk along some of the narrow streets without passing a Pasty shop or spotting someone eating one. I had tried to do a little advanced planning to weed out the more local independent…