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Cornwall recommendations holiday in Oct

Discussion in 'off topic' started by cutting42, Sep 5, 2019.

  1. gintonic

    gintonic 50 shades of grey pussy cats

    no interest in vege shit.
  2. blossomchris

    blossomchris I feel better than James Brown

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  3. Unregistered

    Unregistered pfm Member

    One doesn't have to be a veggie to enjoy a no meat pastry. I had several steak pasties when I was there in July and none were as good as the Pengenna c&o.
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  4. cooky1257

    cooky1257 pfm Member

    This thread is like an episode of Mum.
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  5. gintonic

    gintonic 50 shades of grey pussy cats

    see they have a branch in bude, could stop on our way to Woolacombe on our journey hone
  6. blossomchris

    blossomchris I feel better than James Brown

    You have actually watched it!

  7. venton

    venton pfm Member

    Go to Wadebridge, hire bikes and cycle along the beautiful river Camel to Padstow along the Camel trail. Pop the bikes into the rack (lock provided by rental) and get fish and chips. Wander down to the beach, lovely views of the sea, then cycle back. Totally flat, as it would be alongside a river. Great day out.

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  8. cutting42

    cutting42 Arrived at B4 Hacker Erg \o/

    probably has been a decade since was last there
  9. JensenHealey

    JensenHealey pfm Member

    Agreed. Done it with family I think four times now.
    Easy and good day out.
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  10. Darth Vader

    Darth Vader From the Dark Side



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  11. jon l

    jon l pfm Member

  12. Philim

    Philim pfm Member

    Ann's pasty ur no.
  13. Ponty

    Ponty pfm Member

    They’re not bad and I would happily eat one but used to be better. Philps are, IMHO #1. They are a tremendous pasty maker. A while ago it used to be Blewetts in Truro or Choaks in Falmouth. Rowe’s used to be decent but have sadly declined into the ranks of very mediocre mass offerings.
  14. Philim

    Philim pfm Member

    My 9 yo daughter has chipped in with warrens (not convinced) and wife Cornish oven
    Being as I'm gf now and only buy off Truro market I will concede my normo pasty recommendations are 3 year old. Lol
  15. Ponty

    Ponty pfm Member

    Warrens claim to be the oldest but are grim IMO. You get Ann’s from the Cornish food box on Lemon St Market? It’s a top choice in the absence of Philps.
  16. ks.234

    ks.234 pfm Member

    Newly was a prominent Art school in late 19th early 20th c and there is still a lot of art galleries large and small around
  17. eternumviti

    eternumviti Bloviating Brexiter

    If you're on the Liazard or south-side of the Helford, Gear Farm Shop at St.Martin.
  18. blossomchris

    blossomchris I feel better than James Brown

    There was a couple of land/seascapes on the wall in the Star, painted by one of the girl friends of a local Jack Tar. I did ask if any were for sale, not intending to buy, and none were for sale.

  19. Philim

    Philim pfm Member

    Just been to Looe and polperro today. Looe feels a bit old but polperro is really nice. Don't park in the car park as it's a rip off. Go slightly out and park up the hill.
  20. gintonic

    gintonic 50 shades of grey pussy cats

    Polperro-we were there for a couple of days last week. Trick is to find a B&B with a carpark owned by a man who cooks a top notch breakfast

    walked the Polperro to Looe footpath

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