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Where to find the best cream teas in Cornwall?

The sun has got his hat on and we simply can’t get enough of days spent at the beach – Cornwall was undeniably made for summer holidays. But no trip to the county would be complete without indulging in a traditional cream tea in Cornwall. It’s a staple of the Cornish diet!

We have picked out some of our favourite places to enjoy a Cornish treat on your holiday at Tehidy Holiday Park – but don’t forget, it’s always jam first!

Pauline’s Creamery, Newquay

Located in the popular holiday destination, locals and visitors alike consider this to be a firm favourite for a delightful cream tea in Cornwall. Delve into home-baked scones Rodda’s cream and local jam alongside a steamy pot of tea. If that’s not enough to satisfy there are plenty of other tasty treats to choose from including cakes, pasties and toasties and more!

Woods café, Bodmin

Tuck away in the middle of the beautiful Cardinham woods, this family run hidden gem serves freshly bakes scones with Boddington’s strawberry jam, clotted cream and a pot of Tregothnan tea. Passionate about serving fresh local ingredients, here the menu may be on the smaller side, but you can guarantee every order is freshly prepared. The perfect spot to fill hungry tums after an afternoon spent exploring the woods.


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Charlotte’s Tea House, Truro

Here to serve as a sanctuary of Victorian calm just a few steps away from the bustling streets of Truro. The Coinage Hall dates back to 1302 – you’re sure to pick up some history on your visit. Here cream teas are lovingly prepared with two handmade scones, jam, clotted cream and a tea of your choice. All cakes and pastries are home-made using locally sourced ingredients to proved that traditional taste of Cornwall.

Dolly’s Tea Room, Falmouth

Set within a stunning Georgian room in the centre of Falmouth. Head up the rickety stairs and be transported back in time and take in the quirkiness that is Dolly’s Tea Room. Serving cream teas, afternoon tea and home made cakes of the highest quakily during the day, come the evening Dolly’s is transformed into a candle lit bar serving tapas and wine!


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Healey’s Cyder Farm, Truro

Deep in the heart of the Cornish countryside, delve into the core of great flavour and out of the box thinking that brings this award-winning farm to life! Although mostly known for its cyders, wines and spirits, it’s not all booze here! Healey’s serves traditional, savoury, trio or a Healey’s special hand made cream teas – made from scratch right on the farm!

Godrevy Beach Café, Hayle

If you’re looking for a cream tea in Cornwall with a view, check out Godrevy Beach café. Located just a stone’s throw away from Gwithian, one of the most beautiful beaches in Cornwall. With sea views from upstairs, the café is perfect for a scrumptious cream tea after a day exploring the beach or a pre-coastal walk. Here the menu is imaginative a tasty, making the best of quality local produce.


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Fancy trying out some of Cornwall’s cream teas for yourself? Take a look at our range of accommodation to find your perfect way to stay!

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