Outdoor Adventures

This category is for all the landlubbers out there, it contains all the adventures you can have without getting your feet wet! Come here for hiking, camping, outdoor cooking and all the other great activities you can take part in around Cornwall.

  I love Mackerel, it’s one of my biggest pleasures in life. A lonely mackerel made me fall in love with fishing and I’ve spent many a happy summer eve proudly cooking my mackerel catch of the day. Mackerel is a hugely delicious and versatile fish, making it great to experiment with when cooking. Fishcakes are one of my favourite ways to cook it and I’ve tried lots of different recipes; this is the best one I’ve found, albeit with…

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  Longboarding is something which is epically cool in person and that coolness transfers onto camera perfectly. This video shows some skilled ladies carving down some gorgeous mountain scenery. It’s a great video which I stumbled across when looking at The Decemberists on youtube, it also made me want to go out and buy a longboard.

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  I’m going on Holiday to the Spainish coast (purposeful typo) on Friday, for 10 days. Now this post isn’t a brag, as my holiday is bittersweet; for in the Cornish town of Falmouth on Friday the 25th and Saturday 26th of October, one of my favourite occasions of the year occurs. Kernow’s largest real ale festival. Organised by CAMRA and held at Princess Pavilions, the festival plays host to over 200 of the finest real ales, ciders and perries……

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  Here is a classic Cornish walk which you’re guaranteed not to get lost on – the entire length of Perranporth beach, from Droskyn Point all the way to Penhale Sands and back. Important: This walk is only achievable at low tide. This is a fantastic walk to do with your dogs, but note that although dogs are allowed on Perranporth beach every day of the year; that during the summer months of July and August all dogs must be…

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  So, Sunday definitely turned out to be a gluttonous day! We popped down to the Oyster Festival on Events Square, Falmouth at about midday. We browsed the really good selection of high quality stalls and my girlfriend couldn’t resist and bought some jewellery. My eyes however, were set on a very different prize – Oysters and Stout. We made our way into the main marque and headed straight for the oyster bar. I purchased four oysters on a paper…

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  This video is incredible it shows French man Raphael Dumont (who is 31 and from Chamonix) completing the first ever wingsuit jump with water landing. He doesn’t use a parachute at any point during the flight. He just glides all the way from the top of the mountain down to the lake, eventually skimming the surface and then plopping in. Check. It. Out:

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  Here be another review for a beer I had at the 5 Degrees beer fest: Sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin with the brewery itself. Bristol Beer Factory have been brewing fine tasting beers for nearly a decade now (they started off in 2004), in that time their range has extended a lot. They now have several bottled ales and produce over 10 cask ales, including some seasonal specials! They like to be inventive and experiment with beer, not in…

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  Here are another 10 ways to enjoy the little things in life. BOOM:   21. Receiving a handwritten letter – I wish this happened more, you hardly ever get hand written letter 🙁   22. People Watching – I like to give people little back stories and narratives.   23. Finding Money You Didn’t Know You Had – I’m not talking like finding £10 on the street (that has a certain element of guilt if you keep it) But…

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  Is Cornwall’s Pride from the Tintagel Brewery something for Cornwall to be proud of? The Tintagel Brewery uses pure Cornish spring water to brew Cornwall’s Pride; their spring is found in Tintagel, the birthplace of King Arthur. This beer is truly fit for a king and the taste is as pure and powerful as one too. It has a full bodied malt taste with delicate citrus undertones. To the eye it’s coloured a deep amber which is almost as…

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  Tonight we decided to venture through the rain to Beerwolf in town, our bravery in battling the rain was rewarded, upon reaching Beerwolf we bumped into friends and were greeted by a excellent selection of craft beers. With many to choose from, I spotted a beer which I had wanted to try at the 5 degrees beer fest, but unfortunately had been sold out. Using the logic of: ‘if it’s sold out, then it must be good’ I plumped…

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