Cornwall may be known for its tranquil sandy coves, Ann’s famous pasties and the striking hero, Ross Poldark. However, there is no forgetting that Cornwall is a county steeped in art history, with artists such as Barbara Hepworth, Terry Frost, Ben Nicholson and Laura Knight all taking inspiration from Cornwall’s rugged landscape. This May, CAST (Cornubian Arts & Science Trust), based in Helston, is set to add to Cornwall’s creative oeuvre as they launch Groundwork, a season of international contemporary art across South West Cornwall.
Breakfast at the Scarlet really is the most important meal of the day, which is why we like the treat our guests to a long, leisurely three-course breakfast in our sea view restaurant. To whet your appetite, here are some of the dishes you can expect to find on our breakfast menu…
It’s not long now until our favourite event on the festive-foodie calendar: Padstow Christmas Festival, which will, as ever, be filled with the finest foods, drinks and chefs from across the South West. This year we’re proud to say our head chef, Mike Francis will be gracing the Festival stage on Thursday 7th December at 4pm.
Yvonne Coomber is a British contemporary artist based in South Devon. She has collections all over the world and her highly sought-after flowerscape paintings sing of tumbling hedgerows, tangled meadowlands, open moorland and magical forests. Yvonne’s artwork transports the viewer to an effervescent place of happiness.
Senior Midwife Marie Louise has kindly provided her expert advice for the Scarlet Journal for soon-to-be-parents. Here is her definitive guide to what you need to pack in your hospital bag.
Long gone are the days when food in Cornwall was limited to parcels of fish and chips and Cornish pasties (although, after a brisk walk on a windy cliff top, there isn’t much better). The South West is now well renowned for it’s exciting and ground-breaking food offerings. Along with annual food and drink festivals, artisan producers, pop-ups, feast nights and foodie clubs, there are several award-winning restaurants dotted around the county offering outstanding dining experiences.
Here is our guide to our favourite fine dining restaurants in Cornwall:
The long balmy days of summer are almost here. When you get a spare afternoon it’s tempting to simply lounge around and soak up the sun – especially when in the beautiful surroundings of the Scarlet. But we’re hoping to inspire you with our summertime activity ideas to get you outdoors and get active around the Cornish coast.