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A three night stay at The Old Parsonage

A three night stay at The Old Parsonage We’ve had lots of guests who booked to stay with us for two nights and wished they’d stayed longer.  So, we thought we’d put together a little suggested itinerary for what you might do when staying with us for three nights. Day 1 When you arrive, we’ll welcome you…

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Orange Drizzle Loaf

Recipe for Orange Drizzle Loaf This is a great recipe for orange drizzle, you can add the butter cream icing for the middle or not, it’s entirely up to you. This recipe is taken from the ‘Mary Berry Everyday’ recipe book (I know, I know but her recipes are just so good & foolproof, well they are for…

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A Thomas Hardy Event

A Thomas Hardy Event 5th & 6th May 2018 Next weekend sees a Thomas Hardy event in St Clether, Launceston, which is about a 20 minutes drive from our door. Thomas Hardy was an English novelist and poet who spent a fair amount of time in Cornwall, especially the North Cornwall coast. In 1870 he met his…

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A complimentary afternoon tea at The Old Parsonage in June

    We’re offering a complimentary afternoon tea for guests who book via our website to stay with us for 3 nights or more during June 2018. You can select any afternoon of your stay and we’ll provide you with a selection of sandwiches made with our homemade bread, homemade cakes or scones and fruit…

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Waffling On …

I have recently purchased a wonderful waffle maker (Cuisinart ) and decided to try out one of the recipes on my youngest son! The recipe was quite straight forward and is listed below :- Ingredients 250g plain flour 7g (1 ½  tsps) baking powder 20g caster sugar 5g (1 tsp) salt 475ml milk 2 eggs 30ml vegetable oil…

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Boscastle Walking Week 2018

  I thought you might like to know about Boscastle walking week.  If you are interested in joining in then please see below for more details. We will offer a free pack lunch to Old Parsonage guests during walking week when they take part in a walk.   Boscastle Walking Week

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Marmalade Recipe

Making marmalade We have had a rather wet start to 2018 and I thought what better way to get through the damp weather than by making marmalade ready for our breakfasts this year. It was my first attempt and I am rather pleased with the results! I didn’t have a clue on how to make this marvellous preserve…

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Cranberry and Orange Loaf

  2018 has started in a flurry of frosty mornings and crispy cold days and what we need is a little bit of comfort. As it happens, I am ready to start experimenting with new cake recipes, this is my idea of comfort. My cousin, Kathy, and her family came to visit a couple of…

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