The St Michaels Blog

Our blog is the place where we get to rave about all the great things our guests can see and do in Falmouth and across Cornwall.

The best beaches. Dog-friendly walks near the hotel. Our guide to bars and eateries. Attractions you can't miss. Our guide to the best events, festivals and live music taking place across Cornwall. Plus much, much more...

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Best Romantic Walks in Cornwall
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Best Romantic Walks in Cornwall

From sunset walks across golden sands to romantic hikes through local woodlands, romantic spots in Cornwall are a magical experience for you and your partner. Pack a picnic or put on your hiking boots and get ready to spend quality time together in one of Cornwall’s hidden (or not-so-hidden) gems....

What is Blue Monday?
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What is Blue Monday?

Getting the Monday blues is pretty common, especially after having an amazing weekend! But what is Blue Monday and how is it different Blue Monday is how we refer to the third Monday in January and is thought to be the saddest Monday of the year. After all of the excitement of Christmas and New Year, you’re now three weeks into the New Year and somehow nothing has changed dramatically, creating...

How Exercise Can Help Mind, Body and Soul
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How Exercise Can Help Mind, Body and Soul

Training, either at home or in the gym, is such a huge part of our lives. Influencers are discussing their workout routines, gym-fluencers are a thing and Personal Training Instructors are all over social media. At school you have PE classes to rely on, whilst the pressure to remain ‘fit and healthy’ afterwards is everywhere you turn. But why do we train and how does this benefit us physically...

The Benefits of Cold Water Swimming
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The Benefits of Cold Water Swimming

Being so close to the sea we have seen it all, surfers out in the storm, dry robes worn as coats, and brave swimmers out in the sea no matter the weather. Here in Cornwall cold water swimming, or wild swimming, is a year-round thing, with people diving into the frosty waters come rain or snow. Wild swimming is the norm in Cornwall, with an abundance of beaches around and far fewer local pools, with...

Top 10 Things To Do in Cornwall This Winter
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Top 10 Things To Do in Cornwall This Winter

Cornwall is always seen as the perfect summer holiday destination in the UK, with sandy beaches and a subtropical climate it’s easy to see why we have so many visitors in the warmer months. But winter in the land of pasties and jam-first scones can be just as beautiful and memorable if you know all of the best Cornish winter activities around. At St Michaels our goal is to provide you with ...

The Ultimate Cornish Christmas Gift Guide
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The Ultimate Cornish Christmas Gift Guide

The festive season is fast approaching and it’s time to get excited! At St Michaels we’re all about supporting local and showing off the wares and fares of our wonderful county and our small, independent shops and brands. These Christmas gift ideas have been tried and tested, so we can guarantee you’re going to love them!...