The harbor city of Falmouth has a lot to supply guests all 12 months spherical, however in October, the resort is buzzing with the excitation of its annual oyster competition.
Held to mark the start of the oyster dredging season, the Falmouth Oyster Pageant is about way more than the well-known mollusc.
You may pattern every kind of Cornish delicacies, from pasties to recent seafood and even jams or preserves.
In case you are not a lot of a prepare dinner however wish to discover ways to whip up a fever within the kitchen of your cottage in Cornwall then one of many cookery demonstrations from the area's high cooks could possibly be excellent.
Be taught from the perfect and when you've picked up some ideas, you might head to the marquee that’s full of meals stalls to purchase some recent elements to make use of in your culinary masterpiece.
Head again to your west Cornwall cottages and reminisce about your day on the competition as you tuck into some scrumptious native meals.
Throughout the course of the weekend-long celebrations, you can find that there’s a lot alongside meals to maintain you entertained.
One of many huge attracts on the competition is the oyster shucking competitors. Often known as oyster opening, contestants should open and current a set variety of oysters as shortly as they will.
Judges is not going to solely present factors primarily based on how briskly they accomplish the duty, however can even mark their efforts by way of the looks of the recent molluscs.
Dwell music performances shall be staged all through the occasion and on the closing evening of the competition, you might attend the Oyster Ball.
Dress up and head to one among Falmouth's upmarket resorts for a night of leisure and meals – an ideal strategy to finish your break in cottages by the ocean.