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September in Cornwall: It’s ALL about the food!
September’s here and there is one thing on everybody’s mind this month, food!
This month we’re celebrating the excellent standard and huge variety of produce that can be found right here in beautiful Cornwall.
We’re very lucky to live in a county that produces such rich produce; from crab freshly caught off the coast of Newlyn to asparagus grown in the fields of Wadebridge in the north of the county, we’ve got it all.
If you’re a bit of a foodie, then Cornwall’s definitely the place for you, and there’s no better time to visit than September. There are a number of events and festivals being held that are dedicated completely to the best Cornish food, so why not head down and indulge in the best of our county’s produce. P.S There’s more than just pasties on the menu!
Photo credit – Matt Jessop
10th – 27th September: Eden’s Food Festival at the Eden Project
The Eden project is adding a twist to the plant to plate story by providing a whole range of activities including a family fun weekend and the addition of a number celebrity chefs demonstrating how to cook fun and exciting dishes at home.
Photo credit: Visit Cornwall
11th -13th of September: Newquay Fish Festival at Newquay Harbour
A well known event throughout the south-west, the Newquay Fish Festival is the perfect opportunity to try some of the country’s finest seafood and learn from leading chefs, such as Rick Stein, how to conjure up the perfect fishy dish. There’s also going to be a heap of music include a Cornish Ceili and Last Night of the Proms, straight from the Royal Albert Hall.
19th September – 4th October: Harvest Festival at the Garden’s of Heligan
The harvest festival takes place every autumn and is a sight not to be missed. It is promised to be “an experience for all the senses”. Not only are the displays phenomenal but this event also gives guests the opportunity to try some of the more unusual Heritage varieties of fruit and vegetables from the garden in daily tasting sessions.
Photo Credit: Matt Jessop
25th September: Lobster Fish Supper at Watergate Bay, Newquay
September marks the end of Lobster season, but don’t fear you have the chance to get your lobster fix at this spectacular event. You can expect wine, summer cocktails, fabulous desserts and mountain of exquisitely cooked Lobster, all enjoyed on the beach with live music and dancing. What’s not to love?
Photo Credit: Toby Lowe/Cornwall Food & Drink
25th – 27th September: The Great Cornish Food Festival, Lemon Quay in Truro
An absolute must for any true foodie, the Great Cornish Food Festival is known for for having the biggest variety of produce out of the shows. The festival will see a mass of celebrity chefs giving demonstrations, whilst local producers will be selling their produce at very competitive prices. If you’re looking for a chutney thats a little bit out of the ordinary or a proper Cornish ale then this is the place to be.
26th September: Celtic Breadmaking Workshop at Bedruthan Steps
Join master breadmaker and Red & Wild Chef, Adam Clark for a day of breadmaking in this stunning location. You’ll produce bread from many celtic regions including sweet saffron bread and lardy cake from our home county of Cornwall. Just imagine the smell of freshly baked bread with views over the sea…
If any of the above sounds tempting then we can help. We still have limited availability at discounted prices for September, so you can have the perfect relaxing getaway with the addition of some of the county’s best food…Ideal.
Photo Source: Visit Cornwall