Food and drink

Tickle Your Tastebuds

Cornwall is a food lovers dream! Famous for its abundant local produce and some of the best seafood to be found in the UK, chefs flock from all around to create mouthwatering dishes here.  Don’t forget to throw in some local drinks courtesy of a Cornish brewery, distillery or vineyard too – Stoneleigh Knowle is the ideal spot to enjoy it all. 

7 miles/ 14 minutes

North Coast Wines

Looking for the perfect bottle of wine to enjoy in our sunny courtyard or a memento of your holiday to take home?  Just a quarter of an hour away in Bude, North Coast Wine Warehouse and Lounge stocks a wide range of unique, quality drinks you just won’t be able to find elsewhere.  Tickle your tastebuds with lots of locally sourced wines and spirits or enjoy specially chosen samples from across the globe. 

8 miles/ 16 minutes

Bude's Foodie Markets

One of the perks of self catering has to be discovering tasty local delicacies and delights and Cornwall is renowned for delicious, fresh local produce.  The food grown and produced here attracts some of the most talented chefs and foodies looking to make the most of them! For a culinary treat, head for Bude Artisan Market or the towns Farmers’ and Craft Market to stock up the fridge for your next home cooked feast or to pick up a snack on the go. 

23 miles / 41 minutes


No trip to Cornwall is complete without sampling some of the exquisite sea food on offer on the peninsula.  With no shortage of Michelin stars in The Duchy, you’ll be spoilt for choice.  We’d recommend heading to Port Issac and sampling Nathan Outlaw’s creations. Choose from two outstanding restaurants where you can enjoy a fresh, fine dining feast at the hands of one of the country’s most talented chefs. 

26 miles / 45 minutes

Camel Valley Wines

English wine is really enjoying it’s moment in the sun and for good reason – it’s utterly delicious! Head down to Camel Valley Wines stock up for your holiday or take a leisurely tour of the vineyard learning about the history of Camel Valley and the provenance of the grape. It would be rude not to sample the wares whilst you’re here, so find a spot on the busy terrace and round off your day with a delicious glass of Cornish made wine in the sunshine

30 miles / 52 minutes

Rick Stein - Padstow

Another absolute master of seafood – Rick Stein – has spent many years making the most of Cornwall’s natural local produce.  His restaurants drawn in enthusiastic foodies from across the world and we don’t think your trip to Cornwalll would be complete without exploring the pretty town of Padstow and filling your bellies with some delicious, fresh, perfectly prepared seafood or tucking into a classic fish and chips courtesy of the famous seafood aficionado. 

33 miles / 58 minutes

Tarquin's Gin School

Leaving the City of London to set up Cornwall’s first gin distillery in over 100 years, Tarquin rose to the challenge: creating one of the country’s best loved craft gins right in the heart of Cornwall.  Take a tour of the Padstow distillery and learn about the journey of this ever popular tipple or better yet, get your hands dirty making your own! Book yourself into gin school for the day, choose your botanicals and learn the process before leaving with your own utterly unique spirit.