Cornwall is a stunning and rugged English county located on the very southwest tip of the country. It is full of stunning white sand beaches, pretty fishing villages and rolling moors. Cornwall is a renowned ‘foodie’ county, with famous chefs opening restaurants and plenty of fresh local produce to choose from. Whether you are a fan of the traditional Cornish Pasty or enjoy a Fresh Catch of the Day, you are certain to find something tasty to try.
This year, with more of us staycationing than ever, Cornwall has been a top holiday destination. With historical monuments, beautiful beaches and lots of outdoor activities it really is a fantastic choice. We have put together a collection of some of our favourite Cornish brands. Browse our selection of jewellery brands, food products, surfing companies and many more.
Ocean Magic is one of the longest running UK surfboard factories and is based in St Columb Major, Cornwall.
It is run by an ex British and European Surf Champion, so it is fair to say they know what they are doing! Their passion for surfing is infectious and they work with their customers to help them find the perfect board.
Pictured: Nigel Semmens, Dragonfly.
Scence is a skincare brand run by sisters who share a passion for natural products which are good for our skin and the environment. And it is not just talk. Their lab in Falmouth is powered by solar panels on the roof and they have developed their own compostable packaging.
The fantastic range of products includes moisturising balms and deodorants, all of which are made with natural, nourishing and vegan ingredients.
Pictured: Moisturising Balms Selection
Lucy Kemp Jewellery is based at a workshop in Hayle where they hand make all of their jewellery. Their workshop is surrounded by stunning beaches, national heritage coast lines and dramatic landscape and it is here Lucy draws her design inspiration.
Visit their workshop in person, or their website, to explore their beautiful and elegant jewellery.
Pictured: Silver Semi Precious Dome Ring
Simply Oil originated on a family farm in North Cornwall. They grow and harvest rapeseed and turn it into delicious and healthy Rapeseed Oil.
Simply Oils are invested in ensuring they make an environmentally and healthy product. The oil is made ‘seed to bottle’ on the farm, keeping their product miles extremely low. They also reuse all the waste generated from cold pressing the oil.
Head to their website to see local and online stockists and give their Cornish Rapeseed Oil a try.
The Cornish Bed Co is one of the last foundries to hand cast iron beds using the traditional methods. Their beds are inspired by the long lasting, elegant, and traditional Victorian style.
Although their bed frames are inspired by tradition their modern design make them an excellent addition to any modern home. If you are looking to add a touch of class to your bedroom then explore their range and find the perfect bed for you.
Pictured: The Abingdon
Curio Spirits Company craft their spirits in Mullion on Cornwall’s west coast using two small stills. A husband and wife duo started Curio Spirits as they are passionate about experimenting with various flavour combinations that reflect their Cornish heritage. Many of the botanicals they use are local, including hand-foraged rock samphire from local cliff tops, and locally picked seaweed. Give their Wild Coast Gin a taste and experience the spirit of Cornwall.
Pictured: Curio Wild Coast Gin
Although Gouda is more often associated with The Netherlands, the Cornish Gouda Co hand make Gouda on their small dairy farm in Looe, Cornwall. They use traditional techniques borrowed from their roots in the Netherlands and use the milk produced on their dairy farm.
The dairy is a great example of a traditional farm diversifying to keep the business viable, and offer consumers something new and exciting. Try their Cornish Gouda and support a small local dairy.
Wasted Apple Co started when the founders decided to use apples from a neighbours orchard, that would normally go to waste, to make their own cider. What started as a hobby with a homemade press, has turned into a successful business.
They still wash, clean and sort their apples by hand to ensure the highest quality of cider! The local Cornish community get involved with the picking and pressing of the apples and tasting the delicious final product.
Pictured: Wasted Apple Cornish Cider
Blacker Yarns was launched by a specialist wool mill in Lauceston, Cornwall. The mill takes fleece from local farmers and spins them into high quality knitting and weaving yarns. Their own dye plant on site produces the colour palette for their range of Blacker Yarns.
By controlling the whole process from spinning to dying Blacker Yarns ensure they produce high quality British yarn. Their online shop has a range of yarn sorted by breed, weight and colour, helping you to find the highest quality yarn.
Pictured: Blue Faced Leicester Yarn