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
Spring in Cornwall’s the best … but how do you think we get these lush green fields and brilliant blooms? That’s right … a lot of rain. Whether you don’t mind a bit of mizzle or can’t stand the idea of wellies, we’ve collated a list of our five favourite things to do in a downpour.
5. Get togged up
Drinking all the gin
A brand new 365 days to work your way through your favourite tipples. We’ve collected 30 Cornish gins over the past year and they have all earned their places on the Bowgie bar shelves – from famous Tarquins to artisan bottles of Wrecking Coast of Tintagel. We love taking time to pair them perfectly with the … Click to read
We are creatures of habit and we love our little Christmas traditions, however crazy or silly they may seem. How many of these do you and your loved ones partake in?
Take regular Quality Street breaks
Wake up. Gold one. Open presents. Pink one. Finish breakfast. Purple one. Throughout cooking lunch. Green ones. Wine break. Orange ones. After lunch. Whichever … Click to read
Ah Boxing Day – Christmases often ignored little brother. The presents are all open, the food has been eaten and the sparkle is slowly starting to fade from the festive spirit. However, the morning after the night before doesn’t have to be a bad day; have leftovers for breakfast and get outside!
1. Nothing rids you of a hangover like … Click to read
The festive season is almost upon us and we couldn’t be more excited! Is there anything better than snuggling up with friends and family and treating yourself to a Gingerbread Latter or an Irish Coffee whilst the fairy lights twinkle?
If like us you’re looking forward to mince pies, Christmas pints, wintery walks, mulled wine and GIANT roasts with … 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
It’s beginning to feel a lot like winter; frosty windscreens, dark evenings and the temperature gauge rarely rising above single figures. Luckily, we are home to a cosy atmosphere, a snuggly bar and more toppings on their hot chocolate than on your Christmas tree.
Our Storm-Watching Location
We are perched on West Pentire headland, overlooking stunning Crantock Bay. When the … Click to read
The Cornish are known for many things; their love of pasties, their dedicated patriotism, their ability to drink Rattler… the list goes on. Also well known within the Kern are our special Cornish festivities and celebrations that have survived generations. How many of these have you celebrated?
Held every year on the 1st of May, Padstonians have … Click to read
With Halloween just around the corner, we wanted to share with you our favourite Cornish mysteries, superstitions and spine-tingling tales!
Knockers: Naughty or Nice?
Knockers are said to be mischievous little sprites that live below the ground. The myth around them remains hazy – some say they knocked on the walls of the tin mines to warn the miners of … Click to read