Cornish Hampers Blog

Cream Teas In St Ives, Hayle and Lelant

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For this blog we decided to research the best places to go for a cream tea when visiting St Ives in Cornwall.  St Ives is well known for its surf beaches, its art scene and of course cream teas. Porthmeor Beach https://porthmeor-beach.co.uk/ LOCATION / VENUE Porthmeor Beach, St Ives TR26 1JZ  Porthmeor Beach Café is located just below the Tate in St Ives, it boasts amazing views over the beach and makes a perfect lunch spot. MENU A Traditional Cornish cream tea is £6 (Jan 2020). They also have a wide selection of cakes (Guinness and Carrot Cake to name...

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Simply Cornish Hampers Closure

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Simply Cornish Hampers ceased trading on 31 October 2019, we (CornishHampers.com) have bought the domain name www.simplycornishhampers.com from the previous owners so that we can help serve Simply Cornish Hampers previous customers with delicious food gifts from Cornwall, we are however a completely separate company. Simply Cornish Hampers were owned by FS Group who operate other brands: Cornwall Gold, The Cornish Pantry Restaurant and Cornwall Pearl from the Cornish Gold & Tolgus Mill retail complex and visitor centre near Redruth. The jewellery showroom at Cornish Gold is the country’s largest and Tolgus Mill is Cornwall’s only remaining tin streaming works. The...

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New Cornish Hampers Gift Boxes

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We're delighted to introduce our beautiful new gift boxes used for our delicious Cornish Hampers. The new box is designed to look great, perfectly represent Cornwall and reduce waste as its fully recyclable cardboard. The box opens in the same style as a pizza box does for a more 'gifty' feel. Inside the box we use wood wool to protect and fill the space around our Cornish food and drink. About the Gift Box Design We used a local SW based artist to create the beautiful typically Cornish scene shown on the front and top of the box. It's not...

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25 Charming Gift Shops in Cornwall For 2022

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Updated 23 April 22. Cornwall offers many independent gift shops selling unique Cornish products from sea inspired arts and crafts to hand-made food and drink so its the ideal place to shop for gifts for those not lucky enough to make it down to the county. In this article we've listed 25 gifts shops selling Cornish food and drink, arts, crafts, homeware, clothing and jewellery. Gift Shops In North Cornwall (Padstow, Wadebridge, Bude) Port Isaac Potteryhttps://www.portisaacpottery.co.uk Roscarrock Hill, Port Isaac PL29 3RG Arts & Crafts | Jewellery As well as pottery, Port Isaac Pottery also feature paintings by Barbara Hawkins,...

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Cornish Hampers.com Website Updates

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We've recently updated our website to improve the look and feel of it. We've kept the header with the Polperro harbour backdrop and we've kept the same great Cornish products but have a slightly more modern design.The changes include; a side bar instead of top of the page navigation, easier navigation between cream teas by post and mixed Cornish food hampers and delivery details as a tab on each product page so that users can easily toggle between the hamper description and delivery information.We've also added a charming food map to the homepage showing where in Cornwall some of our...

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