Al fresco

Outdoor cookery. The sights and sounds of the south and west served up alongside a platter of local delicacies, preferably hot off the barbecue. Fill those lungs with air, those legs with miles and that heart with fun - the food will taste triply good. Al fresco eating is the way to go.

Top ten cottages for dining al fresco

As we head into warmer weather, all we want to do is be outside. Switch your dining room for the garden and choose one of our cottages perfect for al fresco feasting.

Classic Fodder Hannah Denby

Cornwall’s best fish and chips

Cornwall is renowned for its fish and chip shops, with fresh, locally-caught, fish. Here’s a guide to the best options in St. Ives, Newquay and other spots.

Classic Fodder Hannah Denby

The Surf Beach Bar, Sennen

For a welcoming drink, breakfast, lunch or dinner this is the place to be. It’s perfectly placed for a day on the beach, ideal if you are walking the Cornish coastal path (and you can bring your dog too) or conveniently placed if you arrive by car as the main car park is next door.

Places to Go Liz Arnell

Fat Apples cafe, Porthallow

Fill your appetite after a long coastal walk with a bite to eat at Fat Apples on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall.

Classic Fodder Liz Arnell

Foraging in south Devon

Appeal to your inner hunter-gatherer and search for your own food in these foraging hot spots in south Devon.

Classic Fodder Philip Eley

Foraging and Barbecue Fodder

Seaside or rural, find some food to stick on the barbie! Plus some extra treat ideas.

Classic Fodder Katie Chown