Cornish gifts for him
Stuck on what to buy the men in your life? Here, take some inspo from us with our Cornish picks.
Keep his feet toasty in these water-resistant ‘Aqua-lamb’ sheepskin booties from Newquay based Celtic & Co, made from British Sheepskin.
Ice Ice Baby
This gorgeous wooden presentation box handmade in St Ives houses two glasses and a bottle of St Ives gin… one for him, one for you!
We love this Surf Map of Great Britain by Kernow Map Co, lovingly researched and designed by a Cornish surfer. Printed in Cornwall and available framed too, it features over 200 surf spots around the country. A beautiful visual checklist for every British surfer, or something lovely to hang in your house.
Handcrafted Wooden Hand Planes
Enhance a swim in the ocean by catching waves and perhaps getting yourself in a barrel or two with these hand planes, individually created from surfboard offcuts by the team at Otter Surfboards.
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Treat him to a soft, relaxed but Zoom friendly shirt. This shirt from Aloft in Padstow is made from a soft textured European cotton in a navy, grey marl and teal check.
We’re big fans of Cornish brand Finisterre and love their new range of stainless steel re-usable outdoor eating gear including this flask in collaboration with Mizu (founded by Olympic athlete and snowboarder Jussi Oksanen) as well as a cutlery roll, mug and other useful bits and pieces for your outdoor adventures.
Who doesn’t need an organic cotton peaked cap from Surf Kernow – keep the sun off his face, or indeed the rain out of his eyes!
Local lad Sam Bleakley is a surfer, writer and presenter – in this book on Mindfulness and Surfing he casts a fresh perspective on surfing, exploring how riding the waves can be the ultimate meditation. Meditating on one of nature’s greatest elements—its salty swells, flows and peaks—he shares life lessons in mindfulness that surfer and non-surfer alike will relish.
Small Batch Brews
Expand his beer-drinking habits with a selection from Harbour’s small batch brews of an ever-expanding range of interesting bottles – all made in Cornwall.
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Take their bartending skills to the next level – particularly if you can’t make it out to a bar for a drink this month – with the Curious Bartender’s Gin Palace. (Don’t miss his guides to rum, whisky or creating the perfect cocktail too, essential for every bookcase).