Food & Drink News 2019/2020

12 Dec

Fifteen at Watergate Bay, near Newquay has closed with immediate effect after 14 years. 20 Jan – 13 Feb 2020 – Charity Lunches at The Seafood Restaurant. 3 courses £22.50 + £2.50 cover charge. In aid of Cornwall Air Ambulance. Embers Pizza offering free bottle of wine (one per transaction) until 19th December (exc Sats) […]

Christmas Lights

20 Nov

The Christmas Lights for 2019 will be switched on at 6pm, Saturday 30th November on the Bandstand, Padstow. It will be part of Nadelik Lowen day which starts at 12 midday and features Craft Stalls, Children’s Fancy Dress Parade, Raffles and Prize Draws, Live Music etc. The Nadelik Lowen Elves can be found at Lanadwell […]

Crying the Neck

23 Sep

If you are a keen viewer of Poldark you may be familiar with the harvest festival tradition called ‘Crying the Neck’. It is held in the fields when the last ‘stook’ of corn is cut and followed by a short prayer in Cornish or English. Padstow Old Cornwall Society has been helping to revive the […]

Padstow Memorial Hall

22 Aug

Many people pass the Memorial Hall on the Riverside on their walk from the Railway car park into the town of Padstow. It is a wonderful location and hosts many events such as art exhibitions, food and craft stalls etc. https://thepadstowmemorialhall.co.uk/about Keep an eye out on the website for details of the varied events you […]

Free activities in and around Padstow

05 Aug

Families can be expensive to bring on holiday so here are a few suggestions of things you can do in and around Padstow which are free: Walk the Camel Trail – a level pathway starting at Padstow which skirts the Camel river along the estuary and inland. You can walk or bring your own bikes. […]

Padstow harbour

02 Jul

Padstow harbour is a working port and provides much interest to visitors and locals alike. Did you know: The seaward limits of the port are a line joining Stepper Point, Gulland Rock, Newland and Pentire Point. The harbour is capable of handling cargo vessels of up to 2000 gross tons but only accommodates bulk cargoes […]

Padstow Kids Review Part 3

09 Jun

Part 3 of our blog written by our very wise and helpful assistants aged 9, 7 and 5: ACTIVITIES: Cycling the Camel Trail Master S: ‘good’ Miss S: ‘I liked having shared bikes and seeing the beautiful flowers that we zoomed past. The lemon lolly at the buffet car was lovely. The vineyard café was […]

Padstow Kids Review Part 2

06 Jun

Continuing the Padstow review written by our charming guests aged 9, 7 and 5: SHOPS AND FOOD: Padstow Bookseller.  Miss S “Amazing, with lovely books” Master D –  “Really good selection” Roly’s Fudge Pantry. Master D –  ‘really cool because smells like apple pie pastry and you can actually see them making the fudge and […]

Padstow Kids Review Part 1

04 Jun

We love to welcome children to Padstow and last week we had some excellent guests from Manchester who agreed to help us with a Kids View of Padstow and area. Indeed they have been so helpful that this blog will run into 3 parts so it’s over to Master D (age 9), Miss S (age […]