March 2015 Special Offer at Wadebridge Bed and Breakfast
The food scene in Cornwall just gets better and better and Wadebridge isn't being left behind.
With 10 good restaurants all within walking distance of Wadebridge Bed and Breakfast there's no reason to go hungry when you are here. To find out more about Wadebridge Restaurants click here.
For a round up of "food news" in the rest of Cornwall please click here.
The St Endellion Easter Festival is a long running highlight in the musical calendar of North Cornwall
The Festival runs from Saturday 4th April until Sunday 12th April and begins with an open invitation to all wind and brass players to join with members of the Festival orchestra to Come and Blow!
The main programme (5th – 12th April) sees two chamber concerts, a late night concert, a Lunchtime Prom in St Kew Church and three rich choral and orchestral concerts all within a few miles of Wadebridge Bed and Breakfast. Discover the programme details here
Restaurant Nathan Outlaw now open at its new home in Port Isaac.
01208 862 737.
With 2 Michelin stars, 4 AA Rosettes and 4th place in the latest good food guide 2015!
Formerly at the St Enodoc Hotel in Rock, Nathan has relocated to Port Isaac to a spacious, modern building overlooking the Atlantic.
Restaurant Nathan Outlaw offers a seafood tasting menu for lunch and dinner as well as a set lunch menu. The menus highlight the finest sustainable seafood caught off the Cornish coast.
The new restaurant complements the one Michelin star Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen also in Port Isaac while Outlaw’s at St Enodoc Hotel will remain open for hotel guests and non-residents. Both Port Isaac and Rock are easily reached from Wadebridge Bed and Breakfast and I am pleased to arrange taxis for that special night out!
Bodmin and Wenford Steam Railway can be reached from the Camel Trail either walking or cycling!
The annual Spring Steam Gala will be held from the 2nd -4th May and features steam and electric locomotives from both the Great Western and London & South Western Railway regions. There will be an intensive timetable over the two days.
9th -10th May - VE Day Jubilee and Real Ale Festival -the spirit of the 1940s returns to the Bodmin & Wenford Railway this year for an extra special VE day celebration!
After six long years of war it was time to celebrate like never before! Swing to the sounds of Vera Lynn and Glen Miller, the event will have a street party theme and feature period live entertainment!
Why not relive the spirit and go in period costume!
There are also cream tea trains and lunchtime dining experiences as well as special day celebrations for classes and types of locomotive. Full details here
The spectacular gardens around Pencarrow House, mid way between Wadebridge and Bodmin will re-open on the 1st March. A little further afield the National Trust Houses and Gardens at Lanhydrock in Bodmin and Trerice near Newquay are open throughout the month.
At Lanhydrock on the 4th -13th of April there is a free exhibition "Lanhydrock at War" detailing how outbreak of war affected the families lives and from the 25th of March -3rd of April there is another exhibition on the books in the great library and their connections to our current monarchy. More details here
From the very best of Britain’s coastline to wonderful walks amid woods and streams, it’s all on offer during Boscastle’s increasingly popular Walking Week.
This year sees an extended range of walks and activities for you to pick and mix from. We aim to have something for all ages and abilities.
You could join one of the experienced and informed local guides on a ramble to waterfalls or steep climbs to Cornwall’s highest coastal cliff top, or meander along the country lanes and pathways that would have been familiar to the writer Thomas Hardy, whose life-changing visit to Boscastle produced poetry regarded by many as amongst the finest in the English language.
As well as walking, a range of events including Cream Teas and special ‘Meal deals’ will be available. More details and festival booking here - just make sure you stay at Wadebridge Bed and Breakfast!!
Oss Oss - Wee Oss!
Yes summer is a comin' and Padstow is the place to be as the traditional May Day celebrations are held on May 1st!
Thought to be one of the oldest pagan festivals in the Country the world famous Padstow May Day celebrations are a must visit for anyone who loves North Cornwall. Unique and endearing, the town is divided into followers of the Old or original Oss and the Peace Oss.
The "osses" old and peace cavort and dance through Padstows streets from early in the morning until late at night serenaded by accordion and drum bands and followers bedecked in white and red and or white and blue depending on which oss they are following.
Don't miss the "Osses" in the early afternoon when the visit Prideaux Place or the "Osses" coming out of their respective stables. It's a great day, not to be missed.
Why not make a week of it and visit Helston Flora Day on the 8th of May and witness the whole town doing the "Flora Dance"!
Don’t forget the Camel Trail – 17 miles of off road walking and cycling along the Camel Estuary open all year.
North Cornwall’s golden sandy beaches, open all year with Rock, Daymer Bay, Polzeath, Harlyn Bay, Trevone Bay, Constantine Bay and Treyarnon Bay all just a few miles from the house.
Blow away the cobwebs on the South West Coastal Footpath – beautiful in spring and bracing too!
Golf at St Enodoc, Trevose Golf Club, Bowood and St Kew is within easy reach of Wadebridge.
And then there’s surfing…………..