Late summer and early Autumn is a beautiful time to experience Cornwall. The school holiday crowds have dispersed leaving all of our favourite places free to explore. The sea is at its warmest, perfect for an afternoon dip in the late summer sunshine. Early evening sunsets make the perfect backdrop for a romantic dinner or a post-dinner stroll.
Rather than depending on a public outdoor cinema event, why not create your very own outdoor cinema in your back garden? You can choose the film, pause it whenever you like, and choose the perfect clear evening – rather than battling through the summer’s drizzle.
June is one of our favourite months in Cornwall – wildflowers bloom in the hedgerows, the sun sits high in the sky, and our favourite places are still crowd free. There is also lots to look forward to – from artists opening their studios to outdoor theatre, from music on the beach to seafood festivals – here’s our edit of experiences not to be missed…
Is there anything better than kicking off your shoes and reclining in the sunshine with an ice cold gin and tonic? Rather than sticking to your usual, why not experiment with some of the beautiful local gins than keep popping up? Here are some of our tips and ideas to add a touch of luxury to your summer evening tipple…
Nothing quite beats the romance of watching the sunset. Each will be different – depending on where you are, the current weather and cloud formations. Taking the time out to simply sit and watch the natural occurrence that happens every day is incredibly calming, and good for the soul. The best sunset settings tend to be over water, with the golden reflections tinting each wave and puddle.
This way of baking beetroots really gives them a wonderful tenderness – and look amazing when opened from their salty shells. Adding some tangy goats curd, pickled shallots and rich honey, you’ll be on to a winner this summer.
We’re currently rejoicing in the knowledge that British Summer Time is just around the corner. The clocks spring forward an hour on 30th March giving us an extra hour of daylight in the evening. The Scarlet team have all been waiting in anticipation for this time to arrive, as it opens up all sorts of possibilities for the evenings ahead.