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Foodie Getaways – Ideal Escapes for Glorious Gastronomy

What better way to indulge and unwind than ensuring both your heart and stomach remain full for the duration of your stunning staycation. From country pub grub to swanky seafood spots, we’ve compiled a luxurious list of our top 5 foodie getaways, making it easy for those in search of indulgent escapes, saliva-inducing staycations and breaks designed around divine dining. 

In the very wise words of Virginia Woolf, ‘one cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.’ 

Private chef perfection at Hudnalls Hideout 

When the interior ambience is as good as that of Hudnalls Hideout (not to mention the fact that it’s a treehouse set within acres upon acres of private woodland), it’s highly unlikely that you’ll want to leave. Offering a simple solution to this dilemma, local cookery school Harts Barn provides prestige catering services, allowing you to hire your own private chef for an evening of inspiring, captivating cuisine. Simply select a theme from their lavish list or provide your own menu if you have something specific in mind. 

Hudnalls Hideout

A perfect choice for foodie getaways, you can also select some glorious goodies from the ‘extras’ menu, including high-end breakfast hampers bursting with lovely local produce and organic pizza dough for the provided pizza oven.  

 

Award-winning dining on the doorstep at Corve View 

Known for its spectacular food and drink scene, Ludlow is perfect for discovering both divine dining and delicious local produce. Surpassing its 25th year of the Original Food Festival, it’s arguably the epicentre of delicious cuisine in the UK. Perfectly placed just a short stroll from all it has to offer, Corve View cottage is an ideal foodie retreat. 

For mesmerising cuisine of impressive pedigree, Mortimers is the passion project of Wayne Smith, who has travelled the world to provide mouth-watering moments and worked alongside many a michelin-decorated chef. 

 

Discover the seafood scene of Cornwall from Drym House 

If fusing both captivating cuisine with Cornish charm sounds like your stuff of dreams (why wouldn’t it?!), Drym House will definitely take your top spot. Perfectly located for exploring all that this sun-soaked county has to offer, lovers of luxurious food and drink will want to secure a table at Michelin-starred Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen. Nestled within the characterful fisherman’s cottages of Port Isaac, this harbourside heaven invites you to explore the scenic setting of ITV’s Doc Martin before enjoying sustainably sourced seasonal fare. 

Drym House Cornwall

No trip to Cornwall could possibly be complete without flavoursome fish & chips, and the abundance of beautiful beaches nearby are often equipped with tasty takeaway outlets. Just keep an eye out for those seagulls….  

 

Enjoy rural rambles and old inns at Hergest Lee 

If quintessential country charm and stunning stone buildings are your thing, Hergest Lee is an ideal choice for peace, quiet and perfect pub grub. Set within calming countryside only a short walk from the Harp Inn, this cosy cabin is within easy access of classic pub cuisine given a beautifully bistro twist and an interior ambience that won it the Good Pub Guide’s Country Pub of the Year 2020.  

hergest lee foodie stays

Promising to reinvigorate your mind, body, soul (& belly!) Hergest Lee is placed on the Offas Dyke Path and within short distance of some stunning, secluded wild-swimming spots making it an ideal escape for those that enjoy active retreats and fine food. 

Go michelin mad at the Cargo Cabin 

A quirky cabin complete with its own outdoor bathtub and unparalleled views of the clwydian range, the Cargo Cabin is only a short distance from the captivating roman city of Chester, which happens to be well-equipped with opulent eating outlets

For passionate and personal cuisine, Joseph Benjamin offers seasonal statements of the highest calibre in the heart of the city, whilst cosy Convino celebrates meditteranean dishes and fine wine. 

Also from the cabin, you can enjoy a fine foodie getaway by exploring the whole of North Wales and it’s historic hamlets, rugged coastline and warm, welcoming hospitality. 

If you’re more of a DIY-er than decadent diner, most of our accommodations are wonderfully well-equipped with contemporary kitchens. Simply search our website to find one that takes your fancy, or get in touch at info@thewanderlist.co.uk.