Category Archives: Out and about

Countrywise presenter Ben Fogle in Rock, Cornwall

Four children standing on a wall with crabbiness and nets with boats moored on a jetty in the background

Great to see Ben Fogle in Rock with his son Ludo on ITV’s Countrywise this week. It seems Ben Fogle knows Rock from memorable childhood holidays. He’s clearly keen to introduce Ludo to the magic of the area. His sailing lesson with Rock Sailing and Powerboat Centre in the sheltered river Camel Estuary is a […]

Award winning ‘Nice Baps’ Café near Wadebridge escapes closure by the council following complaints about its name

Nice Baps Cafe menu with most food at £3

After objections by two councillors from Wadebridge & Egloshayle, Nice Baps café owners Kevin and Laura Baker, were faced with the prospect of their street trading licence not being renewed. The majority on the council obviously did not agree, and today the entrepreneurial pair heard they have been granted a full licence. So, the Number […]

Cornwall Folk Festival 2018 dates announced plus Gretchen Peters is playing Cornwall

Folk Guitar with 12 strings

Dates for the Cornwall Folk Festival 2018 have been announced as 23rd to 27th August 2018. The Thursday to August bank holiday Monday event will once again take over the streets and venues in and around Wadebridge. The Cornwall Folk Festival 2018 team are rightly thrilled to have booked songwriter, Gretchen Peters, from Nashville for […]

Padstow Obby Oss May Day festival, 1st May 2018

Crowds enjoying the Padstow Obby Oss May Day festival

The Padstow Obby Oss festival is a folk custom unique to Padstow and now one of Britain’s most famous folk customs, attracting many visitors.  It is Padstow’s most famous and popular event with as many as 30,000 people visiting the town for the day. Watching the processions and festivities is free and of course the […]

December weekend break in Cornwall – bracing cliff walks and the Padstow Christmas market

Whilst the Midlands was gripped in snow and sub-zero temperatures this weekend we were enjoying 10 degrees at Polzeath and Padstow Christmas market on our weekend break in Cornwall. The sun was shining over Polzeath beach as we set out for a cliff-top walk towards Daymer Bay and Rock. On the coastal path the wind […]

The Cornish Winter Fair – Wadebridge – 18 November 2017

The Cornish Winter Fair is a free to enter family event featuring farming, food, drink and crafts. The event takes place at the Royal Cornwall Events Centre in Wadebridge on 18 November 2017 from 10am to 5pm and everyone is welcome. Local food and drink producers from around Cornwall will offer you tasters, explain how […]

Nathan Outlaw restaurant in Port Isaac Cornwall is the best restaurant in the UK

The Good Food Guide has just named Nathan Outlaw’s restaurant in Port Isaac, Cornwall as the best restaurant in the UK 2018. In fact, outside London North Cornwall does very well in the best restaurant list. Restaurant Paul Ainsworth at No. 6 in Padstow, a few miles down the coast from Nathan Outlaw, comes in […]