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Meet The Muddy Awards 2021 winners

Your votes have been counted and - drumroll please - the results are in! Here are your Muddy Awards 2021 winners. Go say hi, they're local you know.

Oooh, well that was FUN! 

The Muddy Stilettos Awards 2021 romped to a close last week, the culmination of six weeks of cheer-leading, sharing the love and voting for the most brilliant local businesses across 25 Muddy counties.

After our 2020’s Awards had been curtailed by something called – um, Carvid? Covim? – I think we all yearned this year to really celebrate the creativity, uniqueness and sheer stick-it-out bravery of our best local businesses. Cue an astonishing 75,000 businesses nominated and 750,000 votes cast in 2021. I know, bonkers

I’ve always proudly run the Muddy Awards on the basis of being free for all businesses to take part in from beginning to end – I never want small or new businesses to be excluded on the basis of cost. And eight years on from the first Awards, it’s still as exciting as ever for me to shine a light on brilliant businesses that often go undiscovered and unrecognised.

But these are Awards voted for by Muddy readers, not editors, so it’s a heartfelt and whopping great THANK YOU from me to all of you who took part or voted in 2021. 

And with no further ado, allow me to introduce your winners for 2021 across Cornwall. All incredible and worthy of a visit – so print off this list (or save to your favourites on Muddy if you’re signed in) and work your way through them until we go again in June 2022!



Say hello to the BEST…

ART GALLERY: Jackson Foundation Gallery (St Just)

BAR: Lawrance’s Bakery & Bar (Truro)

BEAUTY SALON: The Beauty Loft (Helston)

BOOKSHOP: The Edge of the World Bookshop (Penzance)

BOUTIQUE STAY: Beach House Smugglers Cove (Portreath)

BRIDAL STORE: The Bridal Studio (Helston)

CAFE: Feed (Hayle)

CHILDREN’S BUSINESS: Rogue Otherworld (Tehidy Woods)

DAY SPA: The Headland Hotel & Spa (Newquay)

DESTINATION PUB: The Heron Inn (Malpas, Truro)

FAMILY ATTRACTION: The Lost Gardens of Heligan (St Austell)

FARMSHOP / DELI: Sabzi Deli (Truro)

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR: Sam Jane, Sam Jane Fitness (Helston)

FLORIST: The Flower Hut (Stithians)

GARDEN DESIGNER: Matt James Landscape & Garden Design (Truro)

GIFT SHOP: Lily Rose (Hayle)

HAIR SALON: Blew Belle Cornwall Curl Specialist (Truro)

INTERIORS STORE: Teylu Trading (Nansledan, Newquay)

JEWELLERY STORE: Teän’s Silver Shed (Helston)

LOCAL DRINK / FOOD PRODUCER: St Agnes Bakery (St Agnes)

NEW COVID BIZ: Graze and treats cafe (Penzance)

PHOTOGRAPHER: Zoe Lovelock Photography (Helston)

RESTAURANT: The Square at Porthleven (Porthleven)

THEATRE / ARTS VENUE: The Minack Theatre (Porthcurno)

WEDDING VENUE: Lusty Glaze (Newquay)

WOMENS STORE: Ula (St Ives and Hayle)

YOGA / PILATES STUDIO: Shiva (Nansledan, Newquay)

10 comments on “Meet The Muddy Awards 2021 winners”

  • Barbara Thursten August 9, 2021

    Excellent choices by us all , I am very happy to have voted for a lot of the winners…special shout out to The Jackson Foundation and The Edge of The World .

    • rachelbuchanan August 9, 2021

      Thanks for voting Barbara!

  • Penny Hooper August 5, 2021

    Love all these winners but so disappointed that further up Cornwall your website is obviously not getting to the general public at this end. There is so much more from Mid Cornwall up to the Tamar in Saltash. Please try and do a sweep to get more from this end of Cornwall to participate, which is after all the Gateway to Cornwall, it starts here in Saltash. Visible from the road Tamar Bridge and of course the railway bridge that Brunel built all those years ago. The first glimpes of what is to come as you venture further down Cornwall…

    • rachelbuchanan August 9, 2021

      Thanks for your thoughts Penny and we did have finalists from all parts of Cornwall including Rame, Callington and Saltash!

  • Jenny Lucas July 29, 2021

    Just a shame that it was always going to be West Cornwall in the main that would win.

    • rachelbuchanan August 9, 2021

      Thanks for voting Jenny! We did have finalists from all over Cornwall, not just the West.

  • Ian Bourns July 29, 2021

    Excellent result for SabziDeli Truro.
    It’s a reflection of their excellent customer service, clear love of their products and their ability to turn a simple visit to a shop into a pleasant outing. They thoroughly deserve the plaudits

    • rachelbuchanan August 9, 2021

      Thanks for voting Ian!

  • Dawn July 29, 2021

    Once again the north and east of Cornwall miss out! Why does everything in the county centre on the west? Congratulations to all winners anyway.

    • rachelbuchanan August 9, 2021

      Hi Dawn, thanks for your thoughts. Our finalists covered the whole of Cornwall including several from the north and east, including Bude, Rame, Callington and Saltash.


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