Travel: Polgoon Vineyard and Orchard, Cornwall

Travel: Polgoon Vineyard and Orchard, Cornwall

Cornish wine at Polgoon Vineyard and Orchard Have you ever tried Cornish wine? Although we’d tried quite a few English sparkling wines from the south-east of England we’d never come across wine from Cornwall before so when we were in the area on our ‘Foodiemoon’ earlier this year we decided toRead More…

Food review: The Shore, Penzance

Food review: The Shore, Penzance

From the sea to The Shore Thankfully we didn’t encounter any pirates on our brief sojourn in Penzance and we didn’t have to walk the plank to get a table at The Shore Restaurant as part of our Foodiemoon either but you absolutely must book ahead because there’s only aRead More…

Food Review: Mount Haven Hotel, Marazion, Nr Penzance

Food Review: Mount Haven Hotel, Marazion, Nr Penzance

Lunch with a view at Mount Haven Just a few miles outside of Penzance in Cornwall is Marazion.  It’s a picturesque village with views out to St Michael’s Mount, which is joined to the coast by a narrow causeway.  If you want to see the sights, but in a moreRead More…

Hotel review: Chapel House, Penzance

Hotel review: Chapel House, Penzance

Pray tell, where’s the best place to stay in Penzance? Chapel House is a beautiful Georgian townhouse in the centre of the historic Cornish town of Penzance. Built in 1790, the building has been lovingly restored for use as a boutique hotel with rooms given a modern, functional makeover. There areRead More…