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Pleasure of Padstow

The pleasure of Padstow, as a family, Is in the countryside, costal paths and the sea. Share on X

The pleasure of Padstow, as a family,
Is in the countryside, costal paths and the sea.
Who’d have thought dolphins would ride alongside our boat
And a farm shop stocking ten Cornish gins. Arrgh don’t!
Too much excitement for the food, Cornish cheese!
And freshly caught oysters that brought us to our knees.
We love our seafood, Nathan Outlaw was divine
But Prawn on the Lawn, Oh my! Try it some time.
The many Michelin star restaurants don’t take babies
But Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen, accept the little monkeys.
We were wood fire warm in Bodhi’s Air bnb
A small high spec beach hut, perfect for you, dad and me.
A hot shell massage was the perfect mummy treat
And wine from Cornish vineyards, made for a long receipt.
You see Padstow isn’t all about Rick Stein,
Though he shouldn’t be missed and neither should the wine.
The best beaches are to be found outside of town
And linked by costal paths, whose views didn’t let us down.
Our favourite walk was Carnewas at Bedruthan,
Ending up back at their café, was the best plan.
So the pleasure of Padstow’s in the nature you see
And the local food you can fit in your tummy.

Mama Grace


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  1. I love this! & I love oyster too. You are so lucky to live nearby such a lovely place. Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful review with us on #FabFridayPost. I love your style. 💓

  2. Lovely lovely, we’re off to Cornwall for a long weekend this summer – just up the road in Tintagel. Stop a while if you’re passing through lovely Devon too! #fridayfrolics

  3. Oh we love love love Padstow but only visited for a day. We need to go back for longer and try out all the gorgeous things in this poem. Beautiful way to capture a holiday xx

  4. Well that’s the first review I’ve read in verse! Love Padstow and it was one of the places we visited on our first holiday with baby Billy so extra fond memories. #twinklytuesday

  5. Musings of a tired mummy...zzz... Musings of a tired mummy...zzz...

    I’ve not been to Padstow but looks like a great place to visit with the whole family. Great poem! #anythinggoes

  6. Sounds lovely! It’s really nice down there (shame about how annoying the drive there from anywhere else in the country always is!) Thanks so much for joining us for #FridayFrolics

  7. twotinyhands twotinyhands

    I think it was Padstow I went to in December. We were on bikes and thankfully it was sunny and quite warm. I like the sound of all the gin and food!! What a lovely trip. ‪Thank you for linking up to the #familyfunlinky‬

  8. Ah, we went to Padstow when we had just discovered we were expecting our first baby…this poem took me straight back there in my mind – thank you! x
    And thanks for sharing with #coolmumclub

  9. randommusings29 randommusings29

    It sounds like a great place and you have some fab photos of it
    Thanks for linking up to #AnythingGoes 🙂

  10. Sounds like you had a wonderful time, we love Padstow, one of our favourite little spots to visit in Summer (and the fish and chips are always amazing!!). Thank you for sharing with #bigpinklink x

  11. Beautiful part of the country. Lovely poem too. Thanks so much for linking up to #TriumphantTales – hope to see you again on Tuesday!

  12. This looks beautiful. My husband was only saying this week we must take our girls to Cornwall, its such a lovely part of the country. Thank you for joining us at #SharingtheBlogLove

    • You must! There’s so much to do and it’s so beautiful. I hope you see dolphins on the sea safari, it’s common and the trip is easy even with little ones.

  13. Oh wow so gorgeous! We keep thinking about visiting Cornwall but decided on Dorset this year. Maybe next year! Thank you for joining us at #SharingtheBlogLove

  14. I love Padstow – and well Cornwall really. And Carnewas is really rather special isn’t it? Thanks for sharing with #PoCoLo

  15. It is a lovely place. Padstow has its own unique features. The photos you have included in this post look amazing. Thanks for sharing.

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