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The best places for a Cornish cream tea holiday cottages

The best places for a Cornish cream tea

A visit to Cornwall wouldn’t be complete without indulging in a delicious cream tea, traditionally a pot or cup of tea, with homemade scones, clotted cream and jam. It's a staple of the Cornish diet, and a holiday to the region isn't complete without trying the sweet treat!

That's why we’ve picked some of the best places to enjoy this Cornish delight on your visit to the region - and don’t forget, it’s jam first!

Dolly’s Tea Room and Wine Bar

Location: Falmouth, West Cornwall

This charming tea room is set in a beautiful Georgian room in the centre of Falmouth. By day you can enjoy a scrumptious selection of homemade cakes, cream teas and exotic brews. In the evening this lovely tea room transforms into a candlelit bar serving tapas and wine and there is the delightful sound of the piano playing vintage tunes.

Camel Trail Tea Garden

 

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Location: Nr Bodmin, North Cornwall

This little gem is located half-way between Wadebridge and Bodmin along the Camel Trail. Set directly off the path and within a beautiful apple orchard, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a well-earned rest and a spot of Cornish cream tea complete with oven fresh scones, clotted cream and local jam.

The Searoom

Location: St Ives, West Cornwall

Indulge in a cream tea experience with a spectacular sea view. This delightful spot boasts a fantastic menu from breakfast through to dinner and offers a scrummy Cornish cream tea to complement your visit. Tuck into tasty Searoom scones, Boddington’s strawberry jam and Rodda’s clotted cream topped off with a pot of English breakfast loose leaf tea - heaven!

Pauline's Creamery

Location: Newquay, North Cornwall

A firm favourite in this popular holiday destination with locals and visitors alike is the delightful cream tea at Pauline’s. Not only can you tuck into home-baked scones, Rodda’s clotted cream, local jam and a pot of tea, there is plenty of other delights to choose including spectacular homemade cakes, pasties and sandwiches.

The Weir

 

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Location: Bude, North Cornwall

This lovely bistro prides itself on offering fresh seasonal produce whilst supporting the local community. It’s also not just a café and bistro, it’s an interactive wildlife centre too, perfect for kids. The pretty location means you can also enjoy views over the lake and soak up the sunshine in the garden or patio area (weather permitting) whilst delving into a delicious Cornish cream tea or their mouth-watering menu. 

Martin's Dairy

 

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Location: Looe, South Cornwall

Freshly baked in-house and smothered in masses of tasty clotted cream and jam, Martin’s Dairy is an ideal spot to indulge in a Cornish cream tea in Looe. Not only can you enjoy this Cornish delight, there are plenty of homemade goodies to take home including pasties, cakes and pastries, all freshly made each day.

 

Fancy visiting Cornwall to try one of these tasty treats yourself? Take a look at our range of self-catering cottages, hotels, holiday parks and B&Bs to find the perfect accommodation for you and yours.

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