Cornwall LivingIssue #80

Local tidings December 2018

Helping residents get more out of Cornwall this winter.

Join the party at Fistral Beach Hotel and Spa

Head to the Fistral Beach Hotel and Spa in Newquay and experience a New Year’s Eve filled with epic music, festive food and flowing champagne.

Known for its laid-back vibes and impressive parties, join the adult-only Cornish hotel as it celebrates New Year’s Eve in an unforgettable way. Start early and grab a tipple in the Bay Bar if you wish, before heading to Dune Restaurant to tuck into sharing platters and festive dishes. Then the party starts as the Bay Bar comes alive with pop-up performers and the perfect mix of live music and DJs as the DJ and Sax duo take centre stage; playing everything from old school dance to house music, you’re sure to welcome 2019 with a bang.

For more information call 01637 852221 or visit


Fine food and sparkle at The Headland Hotel

The Samphire Restaurant at The Headland is spectacularly perched overlooking Fistral Bay and uncovers a fresh take on seaside dining. Rock samphire is an edible wild plant that grows abundantly on the shorelines of Cornwall and is the team’s inspiration for a range of locally sourced, seasonally changing dishes with undeniable plate-appeal.

The two-Rosette awarded restaurant is led by Executive Chef Christopher Archambault and Head Chef Matthew MacDonald. Diners can enjoy the vibrant, seasonal fare in a timeless setting with perfect sea and sunset views.

Throughout January you can enjoy a three-course dinner in the Samphire Restaurant, with a glass of sparkle, for just £40 per person. So what are you waiting for? Call the team today and make your reservation!

For more information call 01637 872211 or visit


Keeping it casual

Known for its ever-changing seasonal menu, Henlys in Helston is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed meal with friends after a busy festive period. With a trendy, relaxed bar area and a range of fantastic Cornish tipples, not to mention an ever-changing menu that can be enjoyed from your own comfortable booth, it’s just the remedy for winding down after a hectic holiday season.

To help you ease into the New Year, Henlys is offering a fantastic deal to all locals, with two sumptuous courses, plus a drink (including a selection of hand picked wines), for just £18, from 5pm, Monday to Saturday. The best part is that you’ll enjoy Henlys’ first-class table service in the bar area, allowing you and your friends to casually kick back, relax and swap holiday stories.

For more information call 01326 561141 or visit


Reconnect with Cornwall’s heritage at Wheal Martyn

Wheal Martyn aims to inspire and reconnect the people of Cornwall with an important part of its heritage this winter. China clay mining has shaped much of the Cornwall that we live in today and the original Victorian clay works at Wheal Martyn are bursting at the seams with tools, machinery and real-life, historic stories. From November 2018 to February 2019, the clay works is offering an exclusive discounted annual admission to all Cornwall residents. Admission during these months is just £6.50 per adult and £5.50 per child, with children under five entering for free; simply show proof of your address and enjoy the discounted rates. There’s also the option to give an annual ticket as a gift. Welcoming the whole family including dogs, you can make the most of the café and shop and discover the secrets of Cornwall’s largest mining industry.

For more information call 01726 850362 or visit