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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Watch: feel-good yoga with Bex

Stretch, breathe, relax. Join Health Club manager Bex Rowe in 20 minutes of feel-good yoga, suitable for all.

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A 48 hour Cornish Adventure

If quiet coastal drama is your bag, then grab a Garden Kitchen lunch to go and embark upon a gentle exploration of two of Cornwall’s most idyllic peninsulas. The Lizard and The Roseland. Both sit within perfect striking distance of your St Michaels base, and each offers the chance to escape and explore our Cornish paradise...


A day of decadence at St Michaels

Our guide to a St Michaels day of decadence as part of your Full Board Break, complete with brilliant beaches, subtropical garden lazing and harbour gazing as the seaside sun blazes down on your perfect day of reclining, mooching and munching...

How to make Salt Lemon Fudge

How to make Salt Lemon Fudge

Tooth-tinglingly sweet fudge is part of the rich tapestry of Cornish food and drink, but there's more to these buttery melt-in-the-mouthfuls than just a sugar-kick! Allow Head Chef Darren to guide you through the simple steps to make his Salt Lemon Fudge....

How to make rhubarb gin

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....


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

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....