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.

Lone Dog by Irene Rutherford Mcleod.

  I know Wild Tide isn’t the place you’d traditionally come for poetry (I’ve never posted it before), but this week I stumbled across a poem which I think sums up some of Wild Tide’s spirit and ethos. I’ve decided to share it with you, as I know the intelligent, beautiful, sophisticated sort of people who read Wild Tide will connect with it, in at least some small way. This poem is by Irene Rutherford McLeod Who lived from 1891…

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The Official Wild Tide Mackerel Fishcake Recipe

  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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Carving the Mountains with Longboards

  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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Bottled Beer Festival

  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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Classic Cornish Walks – Perranporth Beach

  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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