Tag: Cornwall

September in Cornwall

September is a bounty of joy for us after a busy summer and harvest done. Our local St Mawgan Vintage Rally takes place, lots of nearby sporting events, shows and harvest festivals (pub auctions can get quite competitive over a good home-baked loaf!). Here are just a few of the fabulous offerings which Cornwall can …

Walk This Way

We are so lucky with our location, not only minutes walk from the beach, but we also have some stunningly scenic walks in the local area. You don’t even have to be handy with a map and compass to find them. I Walk Cornwall has devised three which you can jump straight on from the …

West Coast Wine Country

Forget Napa, the New World and Mainland Europe, those in the know are discovering that Cornwall can hold its own amongst the most experienced sommelier reviews with award-winning vineyards and why shouldn’t it? The favourable climate, soils, aspects and passion to create products of excellence mean that if you haven’t tried Cornish wine, you should …

Feeling Crabby?

Many of us will have nostalgic memories of going crabbing when on holiday as a child, and the pleasure doesn’t fade as we age, but how can we ensure we are being sustainable and kind to the crabs now we are older and have a little more awareness about the environment. Throw away, plastic seaside …

Waves

Our location on the North Cornish Coast is awesome for wave hunters, there is always a good break in most conditions. Right on our doorstep, however, is the ever-popular and award-winning Kingsurf surf school. Staff are both incredibly qualified and experienced offering lessons to all abilities on our stunning Mawgan Porth beach, you literally have …

Sustainable Foraging

Look a little closer as you enjoy the outdoors and you may be surprised by what you can find which is not just edible, but delicious! Part of our planting schedule on the farm is to facilitate vegetation which is a food source for our livestock, our wildlife and our family life. If you’ve ever …

Self Care Camping

People have many different perceptions of what makes the perfect holiday and each one is correct! My mother always told me ‘a change is as good as a rest’ and she was not wrong. A change of scenery, a change of pace, a change in the senses, a change of routine, trying something new, all …

Nature Spotters

We never forget how lucky we are that our farm is so abundant in native species. Camping draws a whole new experience to nature spotting as many of the wildlife who either live on the farm or use it as a habitat corridor are nocturnal. Sleeping under the stars gives you the best opportunity to …

Green Therapy

Now, more than ever, we have started to appreciate the value of being in the natural environment and its positive effect on mental health for all ages. Mind, the mental health charity state that nature can benefit people in the following ways: improve your mood reduce feelings of stress or anger help you take time …

Local Eats and Drinks

Mawgan Porth and the surrounding local area are blessed with a wide range of popular gastronomy options to suit all palates and budgets. From long-established eateries to pop up foods vans, all with a huge focus on local and seasonal produce, take your pick and make sure to book in advance! Mawgan Porth: The Merrymoor …