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Culture, eating out, shopping, things to do, beauty, fitness... here's your super-local guide to the Muddy Awards 2022 finalists in your area.

Do you love a decent coffee, an indie florist, the latest gastropub, an uber-motivational PT, a cute local theatre, a fresh-from-the-field farmshop, and a salon that’s less than 20 minutes away? Of course you do darling, you’re a Muddy reader!

Juuust in case you’ve missed a local hotspot, we’ve got your back. Here’s all of our fabulous local Finalists in this years Muddy Awards (sponsored by Healthily and our local partner Whyfield), sorted by area so you can narrow down your new local gems. Basically, we’ve put together your summer hit list of boutiques, bookshops, day spas, photographers, gardeners, attractions… and more. 

Go forth, enjoy and VOTE for your favourites to win…

North Cornwall

Bude, Camelford and north coast

Black Rock Designs, Bude (Sustainable Business)

Hilltop Farm Shop, Camelford (Farmshop / Deli)


SaltBar at Saltbox, Wadebridge (Bar)
Stir, Wadebridge (Bookshop)
Wadebridge Bookshop, Wadebridge (Bookshop)
Delicia, Wadebridge (Café)
Camel Creek Adventure Park, Wadebridge (Family Attraction)
Cygnets Hair Salon, Wadebridge (Hair Salon)


Aloft, Padstow (Women’s Fashion Store)
Padstow Farm Shop, Padstow (Farmshop / Deli)

DuchyGrub, St Merryn, Padstow (Restaurant, New Lifestyle Start Up)

Newquay, Perranporth and surrounds

Alma Artspace, Newquay (Arts Space)
Selkies, Newquay (Bar, Boutique Stay)
Tom Thumb, Newquay (Bar)
Beautique UK, Newquay (Beauty Salon)
Clemo Books, Newquay (Bookshop)
Lewinnick Lodge, Newquay (Boutique Stay)Palm Bay, Newquay (Café)
Life Of Riley Kids, Newquay (Children’s Business)
The Headland Hotel & Spa, Newquay (Day Spa)
Fistral Spa, Newquay (Day Spa)
Newquay Zoo, Newquay (Family Attraction)
Trevilley Farm Shop, Newquay (Farmshop / Deli)
Hayley Scott Blooms, Newquay (Florist)
Blush Hair Salon, Newquay (Hair Salon)
Pandora’s Clay Box, Newquay (Jeweller)
Sea Surf Rocks, Newquay (Jeweller)
Got Crabs, Newquay (Restaurant / Café – New Lifestyle Startup)
The Cornish Rae Home, Newquay (Sustainable Business)
Ocean Flow Yoga, Newquay (Yoga / Pilates Studio)

Bliss Bridal Gowns, Nansledan, Newquay (Bridal Store)
Ladyvale Bakery, Nansledan, Newquay (Café)
Tiny Teylu Kids, Nansledan, Newquay (Children’s Business)
Home Nansladen, Nansledan, Newquay (Florist)
Teylu Trading, Nansledan, Newquay (Lifestyle Store)
Love of Lemons, Nansledan, Newquay (Women’s Fashion Store, New Lifestyle Start Up)
& Kin, Nansledan, Newquay (Women’s Fashion Store)
Shiva, Nansledan, Newquay (Yoga / Pilates Studio)

Crantock Bay Spa, Crantock, Newquay (Day Spa)
The Fox’s Revenge, Summercourt, Newquay (Destination Pub)
The Plume Of Feathers, Mitchell, Newquay (Destination Pub)

Captured By Emma, Fraddon, Newquay (Photographer)

The Bar at Bolenna, Perranporth (Bar)
The Residence at Bolenna, Perranporth (Boutique Stay, Wedding Venue)
The Bolenna, Perranporth (Restaurant)
Calma – The Bolenna, Perranporth (Yoga / Pilates Studio)

St Agnes and Porthtowan

The Peterville Inn, St Agnes (Destination Pub)
Fades & Waves, St Agnes (Hair Salon)

Porthtowan Beach Cafe, Porthtowan (Café)
The Unicorn on the Beach, Porthtowan (Destination Pub)

St Ives, Hayle and surrounds

Livingstone St Ives, St Ives (Arts Space)
Cornish Beauty Rooms, St Ives (Beauty Salon)
Stories By The Sea, St Ives (Bookshop)
Harbour View House, St Ives (Boutique Stay)

Feed, Hayle (Café)

West Penwith

Jackson Foundation Gallery, St Just (Arts Space)

The Minack, Porthcurno (Theatre / Arts Venue)

Isles of Scilly

Scilly Spirit Distillery, Isles of Scilly (Local food / drink producer)

South Cornwall


The Edge of the World Bookshop, Penzance (Bookshop)
The Acorn, Penzance (Theatre / Arts Venue)

Newlyn Maids, Newlyn (Lifestyle Store)

Falmouth and surrounds

John Howard Studios, Penryn, Falmouth (Arts Space)
St Michaels Resort, Falmouth (Day Spa)
Charlotte Stevens, Falmouth (Fitness Instructor)
Down by the River Florals, Falmouth (Florist)
Vintage & Bloom, Penryn, Falmouth (Florist)
The Greenbank Hotel, Falmouth (Hotel / Inn)
St Michaels Resort, Falmouth (Hotel / Inn)
PicklePeg, Falmouth (Jeweller)
The Mulberry, Falmouth (Restaurant)
Falmouth Yoga Space, Falmouth (Yoga / Pilates Studio)

Hotel Meudon Restaurant Meudon, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth (Restaurant)

Helston, Porthleven, Lizard and surrounds

The Customs House Gallery, Porthleven (Arts Space)
Aimielux Nails, Helston (Beauty Salon)
The Bridal Studio, Helston (Bridal Store)
Jane & Josh Pett, JP Fitness, Helston (Fitness Instructor)
Teän’s Silver Shed, Helston (Jeweller)
Zoe Lovelock Photography, Helston (Photographer)

Mullion Cove Spa, Mullion, Helston (Day Spa)
Mullion Cove Hotel, Mullion, Helston (Hotel / Inn)
Polurrian on the Lizard, Mullion, Helston (Wedding Venue)

Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek (Family Attraction)

Sam Jane, Sam Jane Fitness, Ruan Minor, Lizard (Fitness Instructor)

Truro, Roseland and surrounds

Lawrance’s Bakery & Bar, Truro (Bar)
The Beauty Bar, Truro (Beauty Salon)
The Bridal House Of Cornwall, Truro (Bridal Store)
Elaine Rawlings Bridal Boutique, Truro (Bridal Store)
Daisy First Aid Cornwall, Truro (Children’s Business)
The Rising Sun, Truro (Destination Pub)
Sabzi Deli, Truro (Farmshop / Deli)
The Alverton Hotel, Truro (Hotel / Inn)
Mothers Love Jewellery, Truro (Jeweller)
Hall for Cornwall, Truro (Theatre / Arts Venue)
Chycara, Truro (Wedding Venue)

Annie and Maude, Threemilestone, Truro (Lifestyle Store, New Lifestyle Start Up)

Nancarrow Farm (Zellah, Truro (Wedding Venue)

Hotel Tresanton, St Mawes (Hotel / Inn)

The Vine by Knightor, Tregurthy (Restaurant)
Knightor Winery (Tregurthy (Wedding Venue)

St Austell and surrounds

Cornwall Performing Arts, St Austell (Children’s Business)
Trevithick And Trays Farm Shop, St Austell (Farmshop / Deli)
The Refill Hut (St Austell, Sustainable Business)

Coastal Bridal, Mevagissey (Bridal Store)


Sea Explorers, Millendreath, Looe (Family Attraction)
Elysian Hair, Looe (Hair Salon)
Emz Cakez – Cornwall, Looe (Local food / drink producer)

Talland Bay Hotel, Porthallow, Looe (Boutique Stay)

Saltash, Torpoint and surrounds

Lovingly Local, Saltash (Lifestyle Store)
Saltash Bakery, Saltash (Local food / drink producer)
Cornish Mermaid & Co, Saltash (Women’s Fashion – New Lifestyle Startup)

The Copper Pot Campsite, Nr Callington (Sustainable Business)

Mike Redshaw Pilates, Crafthole, Torpoint (Yoga / Pilates Studio)

Rhiannon Bailey, RB Fitness, Gunnislake (Fitness Instructor)

Mid Cornwall

Camborne, Redruth, Illogan and surrounds

Mollie McAusland Photography, Camborne (Photographer)
Sands Clothing, Camborne, Hayle and Helston (Women’s Fashion Store)
Sadie Jill Photography, Illogan (Photographer)
India Lane Photography, Camborne (Photographer)
Rogue Theatre, Tehidy Woods (Theatre / Arts Venue)

Indian Queens, St Columb and surrounds

Bloom Beauty, Indian Queens (Beauty Salon)

Mess Around Cornwall, St Columb (Children’s Business)

Be Your Sass, St Columb Major (Women’s Fashion Store)


Louise Hick, One Fit Warrior, Liskeard (Fitness Instructor)
Blades Hair Studio, Liskeard (Hair Salon)

Sterts, Upton Cross, Liskeard (Theatre / Arts Venue)


Fowey Valley Cider, Lostwithiel (Local food / drink producer)


The Bearhouse Gallery, Charlies Bears, Launceston (Family Attraction)
Flowers by Donna Cornish, Launceston (Florist)
The Byre, Launceston (Lifestyle Store)
Cornish Flapjack Shack, Launceston (Local food / drink producer)
Let’s Get Naked Refill, Launceston (Sustainable Business)


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