Visit the Restless Temple, this mechanised sculpture is one of the most extraordinary, beautiful spectacles you’re likely to see in Cornwall, or anywhere else in the world for that matter. It will be swaying gently in the wind on a hilltop at Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens in Penzance for the next two years. Read More
Spring, being the season of hope and new beginnings, seems a fitting time to pop the question. And, if you’re thinking of proposing, you may be worrying about how best to ask in a thoughtful and tasteful way that doesn’t fall into being awkward or formulaic. How do you say the words ‘will you marry me?’ in a way that truly reflects who you are as a couple?
As part of the Taste of the Spring gourmet break our head chef, Tom Hunter, has created a special five-course tasting menu showcasing the best of local, Cornish spring produce: freshly landed seafood, seasonal fruits and vegetables and locally reared meats. Each course has been paired with a selection of exceptional wines from small artisan producers.
Between the startling yellow outcrops of gorse, an abundance of wildflowers appear in May and June. We are very lucky as one of the best wildflower coastal walks in Cornwall is Mawgan Porth to Bedruthan Steps. Here are our favourite wild blooms to look out for: Read More
Spring is probably the most exciting time of the year for us in the kitchen. We’ve spent months preparing warming winter dishes with root vegetables and game birds and struggling with fish supplies due to the harsh winter weather. Now we’re seeing the spring vegetables turning up at the kitchen door, and the food is naturally becoming lighter to suit the change in the weather and the produce.
April is a wonderful time to visit Cornwall and stay at the Scarlet. The beaches are still quiet, while the weather is mild, and there is so much to do.