If you are in Cornwall, then the Mackerel Sky Seafood Bar in Newlyn, is the place to go for seafood that could not be more fresh or more local as it comes from the harbour opposite. It’s a conservatory on the corner as you drive through Newlyn on the way to Mousehole and you can’t miss it.
For a pre-Christmas expedition, my elder daughter requested not to go shopping but to the Rachel Whiteread exhibition at Tate Britain. One of the best things about living in London is the easy access to art exhibitions. It’s even better with a Tate members card which means I can get in free, take a guest,
We were going to Chichester Theatre and as we were so near the sea, we decided to go down to the coast for a pre-theatre meal. The car park at Bracklesham Bay is free after 5.30pm and Billys on the Beach wasn’t busy at that time either. It’s deceptively large, with lots of tables inside,
There’s a cafe at the bottom of the Lizard which should be better known as the views are stunning and it doesn’t cost a fortune to eat there. You drive straight on until you can’t go any further, park and turn right along the footpath to the Lizard Lighthouse and then you come to the Polpeor Cafe.
A sparkling review in ‘The Independent’ led us to Darsham Nurseries which turned out to be my idea of heaven, both an excellent cafe and a nursery full of tempting plants. The cafe entrance has a welcoming vase of flowers and some sample menus. Inside, there is a simple room with hesperus flowers on a half wall, delineating
There is both a serenity and a magnificence about the view from the window at the Ramsholt Arms .We have had two visits recently, the first on a Sunday lunchtime when the pub was bustling. The second was on a weekday evening in late April at dusk when it was quieter. As the sun goes down,