Our local experts have sourced a variety of extras to enhance your holiday. We provide an introduction to a variety of activities and services – from smugglers tours to wild food foraging, yoga, massage, fresh fish delivery, our recommendations for tried and tested caterers and so much more. Simply select the items you would like and we’ll put you in touch.
Cornwalk Smugglers Tours! in 18th and early 19th century Britain, taxes on luxury products and even some staples were so high that smuggling flourished. Local expert Gaetan Poiret guides you along the secret paths, slipways and adapted caves that famous smugglers would have used.
You can also choose to take an Eco Tour, or Gaetan’s Historical Tour to guide you around Mount Edgcumbe and its most beautiful historical house, whilst learning about their fascinating stories! A tour of historic Plymouth is also available. Please email email@example.com for further details
Learn to identify and use nature’s veritable stock of wild food during your stay by taking part in one of the Family Foraging Kitchen’s ‘Wild Food and Cookery Walks’. Learn about their nutritional and medicinal benefits, plus you’ll leave with some interesting recipes that incorporate your foraged goodies.
Your foraging guide will design a suitable menu beforehand and return with you to Blue Monkey to help you create a delicious meal incorporating your foraged wild ingredients. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details
One of our local cooks will fill the freezer for you before arrival with delicious ready to cook meals. They can provide exceptional home cooking from picnics to home catering so that you can relax and enjoy your holiday. If you are celebrating a special occasion and don’t want to go out for a meal (especially if you have young children with you), we can also arrange for a chef with waiting staff to cook and serve your banquet at Blue Monkey. Please email email@example.com for further details.
Fresh Fish Deliveries
Mad about fish? Say no more. Rob the fish will deliver fresh fish to your door! RG seafoods deliver prepared and whole fish in temperature controlled vehicles to maintain freshness and quality. They can also provide many items to compliment and enhance the flavors of their delicious fresh fish. Freshly caught local fish straight from the boat to your door has amazing health benefits for heart, skin and eyesight to name but a few. One of the secrets of the healthy Mediterranean diet is their daily intake of local fresh fish. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
We can recommend a local hairdresser who will visit Blue Monkey so that you can have your hair done in the privacy of your bedroom. If this is a special day for you, why not book in advance and your hairdresser will visit in the morning. Please email email@example.com for further details.
Natural Therapies & Beauty Treatments
We want you to leave your holiday at Blue Monkey feeling more relaxed than when you arrived.
We can recommend local aromatherapy, massage and other pampering treatments for you to have during your stay. If you would like a treatment in the privacy of your own sitting room then we can also arrange a home visit. Our trained and professional service providers bring everything required to help you unwind and de-stress. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
SUPrental is a friendly, family run stand up paddleboarding school on the stunning Rame Peninsular in SE Cornwall.
SUPrental offers lessons, rentals, private groups, sales & weekly social sessions from a number of different locations across the peninsular. Suitable for all ages and abilities. Booking in advance required. Please email email@example.com for further details.
Cremyll Keelboats makes available for hire its classic fleet to those wishing to experience sailing classic 22 square metre yachts from its base on the Edgcumbe Estate on the banks of the River Tamar. It also conducts short cruises on board Huff of Arklow. All skippers and instructors are fully qualified and experienced. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
Wedding / Holiday Photo Shoot
Whether it’s your wedding day or a family holiday – these are the treasured moments that you want to capture and remember for the rest of your life. The days that you can look back on forever and find yourself transported right back to the moment it happened.
Our fantastic local photographer Dorian Castiglione can provide professional photography in whichever is your preferred format. You can choose between a one hour shoot on the beach, at your holiday cottage – or whatever is your preferred location. You create the story and our Dorian will shoot it. Please email email@example.com for further details.
Segway at Mount Edgecumbe, 10 mins from Blue Monkey.
Segway is the world’s leader of personal electric balancing transportation that has transformed how people play. Our vehicles have been designed specifically for outdoor all-weather adventures with higher ground clearance and chunky turf tyres. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details and 10% off if you book through us.
Blue Monkey own two kayaks which we can organise for your stay so that they they are ready and waiting for you in the garden. We provide lifejackets and safety helmets and ask that you take responsibility for your party’s health and safety whilst using the kayaks.
Kayak lessons are available from Hans on Cawsand beach and he also takes tours around the local coastline.
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