One of the big benefits of Muddy tottering its way into so many counties (er, 17 since you asked!) is that we have a raft of on-the-ground experts, squirrelling out the coolest, most useful stuff for the rest of us to plunder. Case in point – beach houses. Thought about renting one this summer? Yeah me too. So allow me to lay before you a sandy smorgasbord from the Muddy regional editors – 14 beautiful beach properties for the bucket and spade brigade.Read more
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Who doesn’t love Pancake Day? In our house, we generally sack off the sensible dinner and spend the evening scoffing pancakes with a variety of classic toppings. But this year, it’s is going to be an even more decadent extravaganza, thanks to Nicky, of local street food business Proper Pancakes.
From her cool fifties trailer, Nicky serves up fluffy American-style pancakes, with a host of original and creative accompaniments (such a fun option for weddings and events). Here, she shares three of her favourite recipes — as well as a few expert tips to help you perfect your pancakesRead more
Need a new book to get stuck into? Muddy, as ever, is here to help. Taking being a bookworm to a whole new level is Muddy’s Kerry Potter. She gets 300 – yes, THREE HUNDRED shiny new tomes delivered to her house every month as she’s also books editor at a glossy mag (won’t somebody think of her postman and his lumbago?). So who better to do a monthly round-up of her favourite new releases?Read more
We are beach lovers all here in Kernow but even Cornish folk sometimes need a change of scene right? Well, how about an inland lake or river holiday as an alternative? The Muddy editors who happen go to be landlocked (*sob**) have scoured their counties for some stonking rental properties with their own little piece of liquid heaven to tempt you throughout spring and summer. Any of these take your fancy?Read more
Whether you’re planning a luxe escape in Cornwall or fancy a peek into some of the county’s most sought-after holiday homes, read on for some seaside property inspiration.Read more
It boosts the heart rate, lowers stress and is completely free – so it’s really no wonder running is the UK’s most popular way to keep fit. And in Cornwall, the spectacular scenery is another big reason to grab yourself some fluoro trainers and get outdoors.Read more
On Sat 25 Feb, the inspiring, body-positive film Embrace: A Documentary is coming to The Phoenix in Falmouth. To give you bit of background, here is a post from my brilliant fellow editor over at Muddy Berkshire.Read more
Every mum needs an emergency coffee-and-cake destination for those days when you feel you can’t go on and this is how, two years ago I discovered The Garden Café in Newquay’s Trenance Gardens. Being near the zoo, Waterworld swimming pools and a decent playground, it’s inevitably popular with the buggy brigade in the mornings but for a little café it wears a lot of hats (and serves up a really good coffee too). From casual lunch meetings to weekend beers and brunches, monthly supper clubs to biannual DJ nights – there’s plenty to please the loyal, local following.Read more
Oh help – it’s almost half term. Take a deep breath and arm yourself with 20 top ideas for activities, trails, story-telling, shows and days out in Cornwall. Click on each header to link through to a website where you can get all the details and in case you’re lucky enough to get a little time to yourself, skip right to the bottom, where you’ll find a few cool events for the grown-ups to enjoy.Read more
Like a fool, I’ve been driving straight past this brilliant foodie pub on the road from Penzance to Marazion. Read all about this local favourite and get the Muddy verdict. Hint – we shall be stopping here in future!Read more