Food Glorious Food
Phenomenal fish, succulent meat, prime pasties, lush clotted cream… Here in Cornwall we have some truly great food. And the brilliant thing about a self-catering holiday is that you get to try it all out! Close by you’ll find a good choice of farm shops and specialist suppliers along with award-winning tearooms, welcoming pubs and family-friendly restaurants. Plus, of course, a good choice of supermarkets for those essential bits.
Here are just a few suggestions:
Fresh Local Food
You can’t beat the taste of food that’s been grown, reared or caught locally:
Killocks Farm Shop Kilkhampton – Good produce from their own and other local farms. Fruit, veg, meat, fish, dairy, great pasties cakes and preserves.
PJ & J Moore Butcher – Excellent locally-reared meat in Kilkhampton
The Beach House – Fresh local fish on the beach at Widemouth Bay.
Great places to find amazing food and meet the people who grow or make it:
Bude Farmers Market – Every Friday at the Lower Wharf
Hartland Farmers Market – First Sunday of every month with excellent local bread, cheese, fish, meet, organic vegetables and much more.
Bideford Farmers Market – Every Tuesday and Saturday at the Market Place in Bideford
Local Tea Rooms
Try cream teas both Cornish and Devon style!
Rectory Farm Tea Rooms – Award-winning tearooms serving cream teas and lunches. All properly home cooked using produce from their own farm, and a great start or end point for walks.
Docton Mill Gardens – Home cooked light lunches and cream teas in a beautiful garden setting near Hartland.
Lavender Tea Rooms – lovely tea rooms on a working lavender farm at Cheristow.
Local Pubs and Restaurants
There are two great pubs within walking distance if you’re feeling fit or just a few minutes in the car:
The Old Smithy Inn, Darracott –Food in bar and restaurant with meat and vegetables from local producers.
The Bush Inn, Crosstown – Food in bar or restaurant with meat provided from own organic farm and veg from pub garden.
And there are plenty more a little further afield, ranging from Michelin-mentioned pubs to seafood, tapas, Italian, Asian and even Creole restaurants.
All the major stores will deliver online orders to West Woolley Farm, so your essentials can arrive at your door. Or there’s a choice of:
Bude – Morrisons, Sainsburys, Co-Op
Bideford – Asda, Tesco
Holsworthy – Waitrose