Food Glorious Food - Notes & Stories

Nourishment. It never goes away, even when you do. Yet holidays can transform the way we eat and cook. We hope these may even inspire the can’t-cook, won’t-cooks to boil an egg. The South West has some great restaurants but why stop there? Here is our alternate guide to foraging, barbecues, recipes or great spots for a picnic. 

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Out to eat in Lymington

Charlotte and I decided to see if we could find a takeaway for dinner. Yes, there was a fully equipped kitchen to cater to our self-catering needs, but being so close to the sea, our hearts (and stomachs) were set on a fresh fish supper. So fish and chips it was to be.

Classic Fodder Faye

Dog friendly pubs in Cornwall

Luckily for me and my black dog, Cornwall is extremely dog friendly – our butcher even lets the black dog in to choose his own bone! We’ve tried quite a few dog-friendly pubs over the years - and these are our favourites.

Places to Go Sian Pickles

Places to eat on the Isle of Wight

There's nothing better than finding a new favourite place to eat and the beauty of a self catering holiday on the Isle of Wight is you have the choice of buying food to eat in or going out to a restaurant, pub or cafe on the island. Here's some recommendations.

Classic Fodder Katie Chown

Tempting Thai food at Ocean and Earth, Looe

I definitely had that ‘on holiday’ feeling whilst dining in Looe at this authentic Thai restaurant. It’s safe to say I’ll be back in Looe soon.

Classic Fodder Abby D

5 dog friendly places to eat in Cornwall

Good news - long gone are the days of having to eat at home every night of your holiday because you have Fido with you. These days plenty of cafes, pubs and restaurants have opened their doors to our four-legged friends! So with that in mind here are five of our favourite dog friendly eateries in Cornwall.

Classic Fodder Abby D

Dorset escapes

With the children back at school it is safe for the parents and grandparents to get out into the world unhindered; this might be the perfect time for a romantic getaway, just the two of you on a Dorset escape.

Places to Go Becky Bye