5 of the best cream teas in Cornwall
Nothing say Cornwall like a cream tea - so here's our pick of five of the best places to go for a perfect Cornish cream tea
Nothing says Cornwall like scones, jam and clotted cream - jam first, of course. So here’s our pick of the best...
Where: In the coast in between St Ives and St Just
Why? If you find yourselfoff the beaten track between lunch and dinner, you can enjoy traditional Cornish cream tea and homemade cake straight from the aga - all served with a side of spectacular sea views.
Why? Pick a table in the peaceful garden area and try the savoury cream tea jam-packed with Cornish cream, soft cheese and chutneys.
Where:Between Wadebridge and Bodmin
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Why? It’s set in a beautiful apple orchard with terraced areas, and has direct access to the Camel Trail for cyclists and walkers – perfect place to enjoy a guilt–free Cornish indulgence.
Why? It’s legendary! Try walking past the scrumptious window display without being tempted by the ginormous scones and pots of jam and clotted cream. And don’t even get us started on the gooey chocolate cake and juicy carrot variety.
Where: St Just-in-Roseland
Why?Small in size, the tea hut is based on the Old Nursery’ grounds next to the beautiful St Just-in-Roseland church. It’s set amongst semi-tropical gardens on the river bank of the Fal estuary and can be foundalong the coastal path to St Mawes.
This article first appeared in Cornwall Life October 2015 issue