1. St Piran is the main man in all of these celebrations. He is the Patron Saint of Cornwall… and of tin miners. He isn’t your basic kind of Saint though, he had miraculous powers which is why a group of kings threw him into the sea in Ireland in the first place; they couldn’t have his miracles ruining their … Click to read
If you are lucky enough to have grown up in Cornwall, here are some Cornish words and phrases that you will most definitely recognise… If you didn’t grow up in Cornwall here are 14 words and phrases you should learn from Cornish people. Your life will never be the same.
Everything and everyone can be ansom… … Click to read
Our regular readers may remember that some time ago we wrote a blog called ‘5 Cornish Place Names you Won’t Believe Exist’. (Click here for a recap if you fancy)
We introduced our readers to the likes of Brown Willy, Cheesewring, Greensplat, Feock and Skinners Bottom and oh how happy it made them!
However these aren’t the only fantabulous Cornish … Click to read
You are probably aware that here at the Bowgie Inn, Crantock we’re very proud to be Cornish. We love our little corner of the world with all our hearts and it struck us the other day that there are certain things that are unique to our Duchy that only another Cornishman could understand! Like only feeling truly happy when you … Click to read
Humans throughout history have enjoyed wine and ale. The world’s greatest empires were created under the influence of alcohol and we’d even go as far to say that the most important decisions ever made were fuelled by a tipple of some sort. That’s why we think ‘Dry January’ is a bad idea. We’re not saying go crazy but … Click to read
Here at the Bowgie Inn Crantock we think the best way to feel the festive spirit is to walk. Trust us on this, walking around Cornwall this time of year is extra magical, and with plenty of seasonal activities going on all over the county we really and truly recommend that this December you put your boots on and walk … Click to read
The first fact we are about to reveal is this; we like gin.
We know what you’re thinking – that’s not surprising.
That’s why it’s not one of our five main facts because they will surprise you.
They aren’t so surprising that you’ll fall off your chair or anything, but they may cause the odd raised eyebrow here … Click to read
BOO! Did we make you jump? Here at the Bowgie Inn, Crantock we are doing our best to get our Halloween game on. That’s why we’ve put together this delicious list of spooky cocktails that you can make at home. Enjoy!
1. Zombie Brains
All you need is 4 crucial ingredients and a device to extract Zombie brain. Joke! You … Click to read
Summer now feels like a distant memory; the tan has faded, the flip flops have retreated to the back of the wardrobe and you are reluctantly pulling on your Autumnal knits to defend yourself from the cold.
But Cornwall isn’t just for summer my friends. Oh no. Believe it or not, we’re here all year round! We know!!! Crazy!
So … Click to read
Something is in the air. We’re not talking about those really annoying little flies or those tiny specs of pollen that make you sneeze, we’re talking about the unmistakable buzz of something brilliant!
And what is the brilliant thing that’s about to happen you may ask?
The Ale and Cider Festival 2017 at The Bowgie Inn this Bank Holiday Weekend!… Click to read