I love spending time in Cornwall every year and last week I was once again spoilt by the beautiful coastal surroundings and indulged in many a Cornish delight. I never tire of strolling along the beaches of Polzeath and Daymer Bay or mooching, eating and, earlier this year, honeymooning in Padstow.
Whenever I’m in Cornwall I’m always on a mission to sample a traditional pasty or find the perfect cream tea! Back in June Mr Tearoom and I discovered the Rest A While Tea Garden as we took a walk along the coastal path out of Padstow harbour towards Hawkers Cove. This is a charming little back garden (literally), with friendly hosts who serve up freshly baked homemade scones with traditional clotted cream, jam and a good pot of Cornish tea from their kitchen window, along with other lunch and cake items. This is a perfect stop off with stunning views over the Camel Estuary and away from the hustle and bustle of the harbour. If you don’t want to venture afar then The Basement Restaurant in Padstow provides deliciously buttery scones with all the trimmings and is a must visit for an evening meal to.
Upon visiting the ‘Stow early doors last week, we dropped into Cherry Trees Cafe on the harbour front for breakfast where we enjoyed the Honey Muesli Trifle. Continue reading