Thank you for visiting Handpicked in Cornwall . For more than two years we have carried out extensive surveys from thousands of regular Cornwall visitors in order to compile what we believe is the most informed selection of the very best that Cornwall has to offer.
Using various key criteria such as quality of service, value for money, quality of product, accessibility, existing awards, location and reputation we believe those featured genuinely deserve to be handpicked. We have visited the vast majority of these establishments ourselves to confirm our surveys findings.
Naturally accommodation and dining establishments have featured strongly in these findings however we believe we have also unearthed some other hidden gems from other sectors as well.
We have concentrated on four main areas:
Finding the very best Cornwall accommodation across all sectors. These include: Luxury Hotels in Cornwall, Country House Hotels, Pubs & Inns, Cornwall Luxury Bed & Breakfast's, Self Catering Accommodation including Farm Cottage Holidays, Cornwall Luxury Cottages and much more...
For a preview of just some of our STAY selection click here
Finding the very best places to dine out in Cornwall. These include: Award Winning Restaurants, Fine Dining Restaurants in Cornwall, Cornwall Gastro Pubs & Inns, Modern British Restaurants, Bistros & Cafes in Devon, Seafood Restaurants and much more...
For a preview of just some of our DINE selection click here
Finding the very best places to shop out in Cornwall. These include: Exclusive Corwall Shops, Award Winning Produce, Unique Cornish Products, Cornwall Foods, CornwallProducts & Services and much more...
For a preview of just some of our SHOP selection click here
Finding the very best places for great Days out in Cornwall. These include: Sports & Activities, Historic Buildings & Gardens, Cornwall Family Days Out, Regattas & Shows, Fun Days, Watersports and much more...
For a preview of just some of our ENJOY selection click here
Who Gets Your Vote ?
We hope you enjoy and approve of our selection but if you know a Cornwall business that you feel should be featured on Handpicked in Cornwall click here
Should your business be featured on Handpicked in Cornwall ?
If you feel that your Cornwall business should be featured on Handpicked in Cornwall and you fullfill the Key Criteria set out above please contact us with your application by clicking here
Searching for the perfect location on Handpicked in Cornwall
We have broken Cornwall into the following areas for easy searching for our visitors.
Falmouth & The Lizard
Truro and Mid-Cornwall
Finding exactly the right location is extremely important to visitors of websites such as ours. For this reason we have we think provided our visitors with a number of very easy to use searches throughout the website.
Choose By Area.
Simply choose the area of Cornwall you wish to browse using the drop down area box located on every page toward the top left of the page. This will show every handpicked business in all sectors throughout the site in your chosen area.
Browse Locations by Map
Directly under the search box you will see a map of all our Handpicked in Cornwall clients, simply move your cursor over each strawberry to find out the name of the business and click for more information.
Choose by Keyword or Name of the Business
Within the same search box you may enter a word or phrase to refine your search such as Bistro or Hotel and again choose the area of Cornwall you are looking for. This will display any Handpicked in Cornwall clients who have used any of the keywords you have chosen and are located within your preferred location.
Enter Business Name and/or Location
If you know the name of the business you are looking for and its rough location this will display more defined and advanced results. For example search for Valley Cottages, Truro.
Search by Category
Maybe you are looking to find an award winning restaurant in Cornwall. Simply click on that category and all within will be displayed you can then narrow that search by area, newest, or A-Z.
For ease of use, each advertiser has a map link directly under their address on each advert.
Special Offers & Late Availability in Cornwall
Many of our Handpicked in cornwall clients offer several special offers and late availability options. To view all those offering these options simply click on the links on the left hand navigation, you can then sort these results by location and other factors as before. N.B please check with the individual advertiser that all offers are currently available.
Our Plans Going Forward
We realise that although we offer a good choice of Cornwall businesses featured in both the brochure and the website we realise we have only just scratched the surface in terms of the number of other quality establishments we could have featured. We are also aware that we need to explore in depth all areas of Cornwall to find the best.
Quality Never Compromised
Although we know that not everybody will agree with some of our selections those chosen in this first edition have been recommended to us by Cornwall visitors and we have been extremely pleased with their suggestions. We will continue to search out great businesses throughout all sectors and feature them on our products but we will not compromise the whole concept of Handpicked in Cornwall by knowingly promoting any business that does not fulfil key criteria such as quality of service, value for money, quality of product, accessibility, reputation and much more.