Getting There Polruan sits at the mouth of the Fowey river, on the opposite bank to Fowey itself. A small beach (covered at high tide), great harbour views and enjoying a long lazy lunch are the order of the day – watching the world go by & activity on the water. Travelling by car […]

Millendreath, Seaton & Downderry

  Getting There Just east of Looe & Polperro, the coastal villages of Millendreath, Seaton & Downderry offer beaches, great places to eat, walking, cycling & water-sports. By Car: Take the B3253 in the direction of Hessenford – if you plan on visiting Millendreath, just after you pass The Coddy Shack restaurant, take the right-hand […]

Kingsand & Cawsand

  Getting There The beautiful coastal villages of Kingsand & Cawsand are found on the Rame Peninsula which we have featured in another Blog post. The villages themselves are co-joined and, up until 1844, Kingsand was actually part of Devon ! By Car: Take the B3253 out of Looe and follow this road towards Hessenford, […]

The Rame Peninsula

  Getting There The Rame Peninsula is approximately 35 mins from Looe (using the starting point of Looe Railway Station) and is the last headland in Cornwall before reaching, across the Tamar River. A large swath of the peninsula is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty… when you visit you will soon realise why. […]

Saltash & The Tamar Valley

  Getting There Saltash is the ‘Gateway to Cornwall’ – sitting on the west bank of the Tamar River, which  divides Cornwall from neighbouring Devon, it is first major town in Cornwall. The majority of people who arrive in Looe & Polperro will have crossed the river using either the Tamar Bridge or, by rail, the […]

Liskeard & The Moors

  Getting There Liskeard, a Town of 9,500 population, is the gateway to the spectacular Bodmin Moors. By far the most scenic way to reach Liskeard is on the wonderful Looe Valley Line.  The train departs (roughly every hour from 6.30am until 9.30pm) for the 30 min journey, from Looe’s station (opposite The Globe Inn […]


There’s nothing quite like a scone, fresh from the oven. Here’s a traditional recipe from a Cornish kitchen for you to make at home. Ingredients (makes approximately 12)  The following are the ingredients for plain scones to which you may vary (as indicated below) for fruit or savoury varities. 450 grams of plain flour 2 […]