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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Meet our friends: Fish For Thought

Fish For Thought provides the freshest seafood to St Michaels. Hear how their obsession with provenance and sustainability fits perfectly with chef Darren’s mantra of fresh, local and honest.

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How to make rhubarb gin
Recipes

How to make rhubarb gin

Rhubarb isn't just for crumbles! Reserve a few sticks and learn from Head Chef Darren how to turn your favourite gin into a fancy spring tipple....

Recipes

How to make champion choux

There are few baking recipes simpler than my choux pastry. Whether you're feeding the family, your instagram feed or fancy something a little decadent, have a go at creating these little beauties. You won't regret it!...

Meet our friends: Fish For Thought
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Meet our friends: Fish For Thought

Fish For Thought provides the freshest seafood to St Michaels. Hear how their obsession with provenance and sustainability fits perfectly with chef Darren’s mantra of fresh, local and honest....

Pause. Breathe In. Exhale
Health Club

Pause. Breathe In. Exhale

Find somewhere comfortable,close your eyes and have a listen as our wellness expert Bex Rowe leads a short practice focusing on breath, and existing in the moment....

How to make knockout Gnocchi
Recipes

How to make knockout Gnocchi

Head Chef Darren Millgate's Gnocchi recipe is almost insanely easy, ready in minutes and goes with everything: give these tiny portions of Italian comfort a try....

Video: how to balance body and mind
Health Club

Video: how to balance body and mind

Hit pause on the daily stresses and join our wellness expert Bex Rowe for a few minutes as she shares a quick and easy yoga balance session, ideal for stretching out and finding your centre again....