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.

Sunday at the Falmouth Oyster Festival

  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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Wingsuit Flight with Amazing Water Landing

  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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Ale Review – Independence from Bristol Beer Factory

  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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101 (almost completely free) Good Feelings – Part 3

  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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Ale Review – Cornwall’s Pride from the Tintagel Brewery

  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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