How To Make Our Paper Owls

posted on December 1st, 2016 by Laura

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Have you spotted the parliament of paper owls that have taken flight in our shop windows this winter? Kathryn, from our windows design team, is here to show you how you can make your very own paper owl. They make perfect decorations for your Christmas tree, or a pretty addition to your centrepiece.

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Helston Christmas Tree Festival for Fishermen’s Mission

posted on November 24th, 2016 by Nikki

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We were very excited to be asked to sponsor and decorate a tree at Helston’s first ever Christmas Tree Festival to help raise funds for the Fishermen’s Mission, one of the main charities we support. Read the rest of this entry »

Top Gardening Tips For Autumn

posted on November 17th, 2016 by Laura

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Cooler, shorter days are upon us but wonderful autumn colour is also prevailing at the moment and should be enjoyed and celebrated! There is a lot to be getting on with in the garden as we prepare for the winter ahead, and also for next spring, as far off as it may seem.

Prepare for the autumn and winter ahead… Read the rest of this entry »

Don’t Be Crabby This Christmas – Try This Delicious Crab Cake Recipe

posted on November 8th, 2016 by Laura

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Bring a little bit of fresh coastal flavour to your festivities with this delicious crab cake recipe by head chef Stuart McGuire at The Rum & Crab Shack in St Ives.

This makes 20 small cakes and serves 4 as a main course – or why not serve a couple each as a starter on Christmas Day for a tasty alternative entrée to Christmas lunch? Read the rest of this entry »

Thanks for having us, Rock!

posted on November 3rd, 2016 by Laura

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Sadly we’re closing the doors of our Rock shop, but don’t worry, you can still shop all your favourites at our nearby Padstow shop.

Thank you for shopping with us over the years.

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Seasalt Pumpkin Competition

posted on October 28th, 2016 by Laura

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We’ve embraced the onset of autumn with a Seasalt pumpkin carving competition!

Our design studios and shops have been a buzz with creativity. We’ve been cutting, carving and painting our way to make sure we had the best pumpkins in the business!

After a couple of weeks of planning and a few days of execution judgement day arrived.

We voted by ballot and these were our winners…

A spooky Seasalt shop front complete with zombie mannequins from our properties team, and a grinning Cheshire cat by our Penzance shop team.

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and our two runners up…

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See the rest of our entries…

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The Great Flat Lode – A Walk Through Cornwall’s Mining Past

posted on October 5th, 2016 by Laura

Walking the Great Flat Lode and discovering Cornwall's mining history

All around Cornwall echoes of our mining past are visible on the landscape. Whether you’re in a little village or taking a stroll along the clifftops, you’ll never be far from a tall, brick engine house. One of the most beautiful walks around Cornwall’s historic landscape is The Great Flat Lode Trail. Found between Camborne and Pool, the circular route passes some of the best preserved mining buildings in Cornwall. Read the rest of this entry »

Our Favourite Sevenoaks Spots

posted on September 20th, 2016 by Laura

Knole House illustration for our new Sevenoaks shop - coming soon!

We’re super excited to be opening our newest shop in the historic market town of Sevenoaks in Kent. When we first visited the new shop we couldn’t help but fall in love with the town. We spent a few days exploring the area; wandering around the streets, testing cafés, and collating some of our top spots to share with you. Read the rest of this entry »

Lichfield’s Gail Walks for Parkinson’s

posted on September 15th, 2016 by Laura

Gail from Seasalt Lichfield raising money for Parkinsons

Gail works in our Lichfield sale shop and recently took part in a charity walk for Parkinson’s UK. In January this year, her husband Dave was diagnosed with Parkinson’s so she was determined to help raise much needed funds for the charity. Gail decided on a 6 mile challenge event to start her fundraising and began her training by taking walks in the morning before work and on her days off to build herself up to complete the challenge.

“I am very proud of Gail,” said Branch Manager Lisa, “Gail said the news about Dave turned their worlds upside down, but they live their lives for the present, still go on some amazing holidays together and have lots of fun and laughs.”

Here’s Gail showing off her well earned medal and has already raised in excess of £500 with donations still coming through.

 

Two amazing musicians… Harbottle and Jonas!

posted on September 12th, 2016 by Nikki

Neil and Sophie had a great couple of weeks exploring Brittany earlier this year.

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On their way to the ferry port in Plymouth to make their crossing to France, Neil and his father-in-law, John, stopped off for a bite to eat at the River Cottage Canteen & Deli and had the good fortune of seeing Harbottle and Jonas perform live.

 

The exceptionally talented duo, Dave and Freya, are from Totnes and have been performing their toe-tapping folk music across the country this year. BBC Devon introducing have even described them as ‘phenomenal’!

 

After some lovely food and music, Neil and John strolled off, only to bump into the singers down on the wharf! They shared a few laughs (and a cheeky roll-up – shhh don’t tell Sophie!) and the night was all the better for meeting them.

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Head over to their website to see the pair perform and check out their tour dates: www.harbottleandjonas.com