Home for the Holidays

As the festive season unfolds our focus turns to the heart of our communities—those hidden gems that add a sprinkle of magic to our everyday lives.

This year, our social media channels have been abuzz with stories of local shops, butchers, bakers, and delis that stand as the unsung heroes, ensuring that the holiday spirit is alive and well for those choosing to stay in North Cornwall

In a world often dominated by big-box retailers and online giants, these local businesses are the heartbeat of our neighbourhoods. They are the custodians of tradition, offering not just products but a sense of connection, familiarity, and community. As we navigate through the festive season, we feel compelled to shine a spotlight on these steadfast pillars of our local economy.

Let’s take another look at these local heroes, who, like festive lights, illuminate our neighbourhoods with the spirit of Christmas and New Year.

Mooch Homeware

Mooch Homeware 
2 Azime Court, Rock Rd, Rock, Wadebridge PL27 6NW

Founded in 2008 in the coastal village of Rock in Cornwall, Mooch encompasses elements of day-to day-living and offers irresistible items for the home from indoor and outdoor dining and kitchenware, to soft furnishings for the lounge, snug and summer house. 

Pop in for a christmassy mooch and have a browse of all their gifting ideas.
Check out their social media for festive opening hours.

Nursery Stores, Rock

Nursery Stores, Rock
Open 8am-6pm Mon-Sat / 9am-1pm Sundays

Offering a wide variety of everyday essentials, treats and luxuries.
Malcolm has owned Nursery Stores since 1982 and during this time has grown and improved the store. There’s an excellent off-licence and a great range of groceries supporting many local producers and growers. Seasonal products are sourced throughout the year so go and take a look.

The Beach House

The Beach House

The Beach House, 1 Beachside, Ferry Point, Rock,
Open 7 days a week. . . . 9.30am – 5pm. Closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day

Established in 1999 The Beach House is an independent clothing store for men and women.  Constantly evolving over the years, offering a wide range of brands and price points to appeal to all tastes. Their aim is to source clothing of finest quality and design with emphasis on sustainability, style and above all effortless wearability.

They have built up a large and loyal customer following, both locals and holiday makers and constantly receive requests to open another Beach House in their home towns! Pop in and we can guarantee you will find an outfit for all occasions!

Watts Family Butchers

Watts Butchers
Rock Rd, Rock

Watts take pride in crafting their own pork sausages using premium shoulder and leg cuts, offering a diverse range of flavours, including a Gluten Free mix. Their bacon selection spans back to streaky, smoked, green, and dry-cured, while their Green Gammon joints and Steaks showcase variety. Sourcing sides of Beef, Lamb, and Pork exclusively from Cornish farms, they aim to provide additional Cornish and South West produce.

In the Summer, they offer a barbecue range with handcrafted kebabs and a selection of Burgers, including traditional beef, lamb and mint, and pork and apple options—all made on-site.

Their commitment extends to cooking and slicing own Ham, crafting Hogs Pudding, and offering delights like cooked tongue, black pudding, and smoked fish from local suppliers.

Fee’s Food

Fee’s Food

Monday to Saturday 8.00am – 4pm
Sunday 9am – 3pm

View Christmas opening times here.

After moving to Cornwall in 1999 Fee quickly became the go-to caterer in the area. Known for her relaxed approach, friendly and meticulous organisation, and her genuine love of parties. Years on, these values haven’t changed. Her delicious little shop in Rock offers a a scrumptious choice of fresh baked goods, local produce, pre-made meals, as well as offering coffee and cake.

Malcolm Barnecutts Bakery

Barnecutt’s Bakery

Monday – Saturday – 07.30am to 14.30pm
Closed Sunday

For over 90 years the Barnecutt family have been providing the very best in delicious baked goods for their customers. Our favourite place to purchase a good hearty pasty after a beach walk! If you’ve not been to Barnecutt’s – you need to! There is even a “pasty by post” service available on their website!

If you are staying in North Cornwall during the festive season, keep up to date with What’s On in the area – follow local Facebook pages for last minute festive fun, or if your staying with The Point Holidays, give us a call, our local team are full of knowledge!

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