As soon as the clocks go back and the leaves on the trees start to fall, our thoughts turn to winter and the creature comforts of indoors. There’s such a joy in escaping home, kicking off your boots and warming up by the fire, watching the storms outside.
Make the most of the early evening darkness this autumn with a spot of romantic stargazing. Bedruthan Steps, just moments along the coast from us, has been awarded Dark Sky Discovery status making this beautiful stretch of coast the perfect place for gazing up at the stars.
Cornwall is magical in the run-up to Christmas.You can take bracing walks on beautiful, empty beaches. Explore one of our picturesque fishing villages all a-twinkle with lights and get any last minute gifts you need at one of our festive markets. There’s so much to do and see on a pre-Christmas break in Cornwall. Here’s our list of favourite festive events not to be missed:
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
Full of the flavours of Christmas: soft nutty marzipan, plump dried fruits and festive spices – stollen is the perfect wintery treat. We’ll be serving slices of this comforting bread with our afternoon teas over Christmas and the New Year. Here is our recipe for you to try at home:
What better way to warm up this winter than with a large mug of spicy hot chocolate, complete with chocolate shavings, marshmallows and biscuits to dunk? These indulgent pots are available all winter in our cosy clifftop bar, but if you can’t make it to us, here is our secret recipe…
Our #ScarletMoment is that Narnia-like experience we’ve had every time we’ve passed through the hotel’s outer sliding doors, turned left and walked into the Scarlet’s completely different world of calm – all framed by the stunning view that is in front of you. Rain or shine, winter or summer.