These are the best spots for ice cream when staying at our Cornish cottages

May 27th, 2016

Cornish ice cream is one of the nation’s favourite frozen sweet treats, with a host of intriguing and tasty flavours with plenty to try when on your holiday in Cornwall.

Dating back to the 16th century, ice cream has become an international phenomenon treating people of all ages to the joys of this dairy treat, traditionally enjoyed next to the seaside, there are plenty to choose from when on your holiday in Cornwall.

Down here in the Duchy you will find the classic chocolate and vanilla to the more individual flavours like Jaffa Cake and Bakewell tart flavours, some even come with a delicious dollop of Cornish clotted cream on top!

Below you will find our favourite spots for a cone down here in Cornwall:


Roskilly’s, St Keverne

Set on an organic Cornish farm, Roskilly’s uses only the richest and best quality ingredients to produce the most decadent of ice creams. Enjoy refreshing sorbets or a ice cream sundae with all the trimmings. The farm offers a free day out and delicious desserts.


Mrs B’s, Hayle

This establishment is one to head to try a host of weird and delicious flavours. Some of our favourites include Turkish delight, brown bread and marmalade, key lime pie and the exquisite caramel cinnamon waffle.


Treleavens, Cornwall

Treleavens uses traditional methods to produce their famous ice cream as well as locally sourced ingredients such as milk from Trewithen Dairy near Lostwithiel as well as Tamar Fruits for the berries used to churn into their fruit based ice creams. Famous flavours to try include After Eight, gooseberry fool, and classic Cornish vanilla.


Jelberts, Newlyn

This is probably the closest thing you will get to home-made ice cream. It’s basic, but delicious, you will find one ice cream cone and two choices; clotted cream on top, with or without a flake. But that’s all it needs, this vanilla ice cream will be the best you have ever had.


Moomaid of Zennor, Tremedda Farm

The ice cream here rivals anything you would find in Italy. With a massive range of 30 creative and delicious flavours from pink champagne to chocolate sorbet, orange and mascarpone, lychee sorbet, pistachio and honey and honeycomb, you have to visit this place on your holiday in Cornwall.



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