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Not forgetting our finalists…

Award buttons 2016 - Cornwall - Finalists-

I’m sure you’ll agree that all the finalists deserve massive praise for making the shortlist. Many of the categories were brutally fought to the end – with some categories too close to call right up to the last minute including best deli, beauty salon and hair salon categories, and as for those cafés, well, I’m sure they’ll all sit down and laugh about it over a cakey tea. If you want to see actual placements and percentages, click here.

With so many chain stores proliferating these days, I crave anything quirky, interesting, different and creative, and it’s clear that you do too. Please do go and visit our finalists – support local by shopping local.

To the finalists – I can’t wait to meet you all. See you in 2017!

Art gallery 

Art Gallery

Cliffside Gallery (Port Isaac)

Newlyn Art Gallery (Newlyn)

Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden (St Ives)

The Drang Gallery (Padstow)




St Ives Bakery (St Ives)

The Little Bakehouse @ Launceston (Downgate and Launceston)

Kelp Bakery (Redruth)

Quay Bakery (Fowey)




Dolly’s Bar (Falmouth)

Moustache Jacks (St Austell)

Pintxo (Fowey)

Bustopher Jones (Truro)


Beauty salon 

Beauty Salon

The Salon at Penleaze (Bude)

No 3 Lash & Brow Bar (Truro)

Afina (Liskeard)

Seventh Heaven (Wadebridge)



Book Shop

Edge of the World Bookshop (Penzance)

Beerwolf Books (Falmouth)

Liskeard Book Shop (Liskeard)

Spencer Thorn (Bude)


Boutique stay

Boutique Hotel

The Copper House (Portreath)

Lower Barns Boutique B&B (St Austell)

The Chapel House (Penzance)

Kernow Campervan Hire (Newquay)




The Front Room (Penzance)

Olive & Co (Liskeard)

Strong Adolpho’s (Wadebridge)

The LifeBuoy Café  (Fowey)


Casual dining

Casual Dining

Muddy Beach (Penryn)

The Waymarker (Constantine)

Falmouth Bay Seafood Café (Truro)

Kota Kai  (Porthleven)


Children’s business

Children’s Business

Cornwall Parties (Padstow)

Bird Kids (Fowey)

Jumping Bean (Falmouth)

Sunshine Organics (Mevagissey)


Complementary therapy centre

The Holistic MermaidComplementary Therapy Centre (Mevagissey)

Blue Lotus Therapy Centre (Redruth)

HYLI (Crantock)

The Walsingham Clinic (Truro)



Day spa

Day Spa

The Scarlet Spa (Mawgan Porth)

Cowshed Spa at St Moritz (Wadebridge)

The Headland Spa (Newquay)

C Spa at Carbis Bay (St Ives)




DeliThe Cornish Hen (Penzance)

Midtown Deli (Truro)

The Cornish Deli (St Ives)

Trevallicks Farm Shop (Pensilva)



Destination pub

Destination PubSt Tudy Inn (St Tudy)

The Tolcarne Inn (Newlyn)

The Coombe Barton Inn (Crackington Haven)

The Kings Arms (Mevagissey)




EmporiumBlack Dog Antiques (Lostwithiel)

Stax Reclamation (Saltash)

Sail Loft Emporium (Charlestown)

The Old Drill Hall (Marazion)



Family attraction

National Lobster HatcheryFamily Attraction (Padstow)

Adrenalin Quarry (Menheniot)

Pirate’s Quest (Newquay)

Tamar Otter Sanctuary (Launceston)


Fitness instructor

Fitness InstructorGrace Clayton (Falmouth)

Amy Manton – Pure Dance Fitness (Redruth)

Tracy Waite Personal Training Cornwall

Dianne Trower (Liskeard)



FloristPetals & Peas (Helston)

The Garden Gate Flower Company (Fowey)

The Bloom Room (Wadebridge)

Churchtown Farm Flowers (St Martins, Scilly Isles)


Gift shop

Gift Shop

Brocante (Mevagissey)

The Bohwne Yard (Liskeard)

The Crabb Pot (Looe)

Winnifred & Mabel (Wadebridge)


Hair salon

Hair SalonHunter & Walsh (Penzance)

Arubablu (Bodmin)

Steam Hair Design (Newquay)

Inkfish (Truro)


Interiors store

Jacques CabinInteriors Store (Bude)

Uneeka (Truro)

Illustrated Living (Truro)

Rural Urban (Wadebridge)


Jewellery store

Cindy AshbridgeJewellery Store (Fowey)

Justin Duance (Penzance)

 Joseph Lamsin (St Just)

Cornwall Gold (Redruth)


Large hotel

Large HotelRetallack Resort & Spa (St Columb Major) 

St Michael’s Hotel (Falmouth)

Watergate Bay Hotel (Newquay)

The Cornwall Hotel (Tregorrick)


Local producer (food/drink)

Local Producer (Food)Spotty Dog Cider (Wadebridge)

Tregothnan Tea (Truro)

Chocolarder (Ponsanooth)

Trevibban Mill Vineyard (Padstow)


Local producer (creative product)

Local Producer (Non Food)Jo Downs Handmade Glass (Launceston)

St. Eval Candle Company (Wadebridge)

Bordh Tables (Crantock)

Silly Old Sea Dog (Newquay)


Men’s boutique

Mens BoutiqueHPT Sport (Bude)

Quba & Co (Padstow)

Hager-Vor (Redruth)

Ann’s Cottage (Polzeath)



RestaurantPaul Ainsworth No 6 (Padstow)

The Shore (Penzance)

The Globe (Fowey)

Ben’s Cornish Kitchen (Marazion)



Rogue TheatreTheatre (Tehidy woods)

Minack Theatre (Porthcurno)

Penlee Park Open Air Theatre (Penzance)

The Tolmen Centre (Constantine)


Wine store

Wine StoreNorth Coast Wine Co (Bude)

Mounts Bay Wine (Penzance)

Ellis Wharton (Par)

Scarlet Wines (Lelant)


Women’s boutique

OndaWomens Boutique (St Mawes)

Magpie & Fox (Truro)

Roo’s Beach (Porth)

The Little Boutique (Truro)


Yoga/ pilates studio

Yoga/Pilates StudioPilates by Lynsey Kerr (Portreath)

Falmouth Yoga Space (Falmouth)

Shine Yoga (Newquay)

Lime House Yoga Studio (Truro)


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