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17 April 2015

Escape Breaks

Breathe in the scent of exotic blooms. Dip your toes in the sea. Let sparkling Brut bubbles burst on your tongue. Fill all your senses with the spirit of Cornwall on one of our specially tailored mini breaks.

Breathe in the scent of exotic blooms. Dip your toes in the sea. Let sparkling Brut bubbles burst on your tongue…. Fill all your senses with the spirit of Cornwall on one of our specially tailored mini breaks…

Taste of Coast & Country

Two nights. Available February-December. 

Enjoy a slice of culinary Falmouth as Merchants Manor Brasserie teams up with Rick Stein to give you a lip-smacking taste of Cornwall. Rick Stein’s Fish in Falmouth serves Rick’s favourite seafood dishes such as grilled sea bream fillets, moules marinière, grilled lobster, shucked oysters as well as classic fish and chips. 

The Taste Break includes:
Two nights’ bed and breakfast for two people.   
A three-course dinner for two from the à la carte menu at Rick Stein’s Fish in Falmouth including a glass of sparkling wine on arrival.    
An indulgent three-course dinner from the Manor’s own à la carte Brasserie menu, including a glass of wine with your meal. 

This Taste of Coast & Country mini break is available year-round and priced from £340.

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Maritime Falmouth 

Three nights. Available May-September.

If life on the ocean wave is on your wish list, then so is this break. From Royal Yacht Association sailing qualifications to wave-hopping in a powerboat, this is your chance to sail off into the sunset with a new skill – and a water sports qualification to boot. 

The Maritime Falmouth break includes:
Three nights’ bed and breakfast for two people, plus an option to add dinner, too.    
Two days out on the water with water sports experts Elemental, based at Swanpool beach, just a few minutes’ walk from the hotel.    
A day to relax and take in the sights and sounds of the south Cornwall coast. 

Maritime mini break prices start from £624. Programmes and itineraries can be adapted to fit your group – get in touch for more details. 

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Natural Falmouth 

Two nights. Available all year round. 

Follow winding path and linger beneath exotic canopies at Trebah Garden (rated one of the ‘Top 80 gardens in the world’), as you explore the valley that leads down to the beautiful Helford River shore. Then head to magical Trelissick to enjoy woodland walks, the recently opened house and ever-changing views of the Fal estuary. The South Coast is renowned for its mild climate and stunning subtropical garden year-round. On this break you’ll sample two of Cornwall’s finest – right on our doorstep. 

The Natural Falmouth break includes:
Two nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast for two people.    
Entry for two adults to both Trebah and Trelissick gardens. 

Natural Falmouth mini break prices start from £294. 

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Catch It – Cook It – Eat It 

Two nights. Available May- September.

Explore the hidden coast and open waters of Cornwall on this fishing trip with a twist. Spend your first day at sea learning what it takes to be a modern fisherman. Then return to the Manor with your catch and spend the next morning with the chefs, learning the best ways to prepare, present and eat your catch. 

The Catch It – Cook It – Eat It break is available on request and requires a minimum of four guests. It includes:    
Full day fishing trip.    
Dinner, bed and breakfast the first night and bed and breakfast the second, with your own seafood lunch.    
All the tackle and accessories you’ll need. 

Catch It – Cook It – Eat It mini break prices start from £394 for two people. 

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A Tale of Two Castles 

Two nights. Available April – September. 

Walk along Falmouth’s atmospheric seafront promenade to Pendennis Castle, and be transported back in time – soaking up the history and stories of one of Henry VIII’s key strongholds. Then hop aboard the ferry and cross the river to St Mawes, where you’ll find a smaller coastal artillery fortress designed to house heavy ship-sinking guns. Make your way back down into St Mawes and stop off at one of Cornwall’s ultimate destinations for a cream tea at The Tresanton. 

The Tale of Two Castles break includes:     
Two nights’ bed and breakfast for two people.    
Entry to both castles.    
Return ferryboat rides.    
Cream tea for two at The Tresanton. 

A Tale of Two Castles mini break prices start from £272.

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