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Fascinating and extremely educational, great venue, superb hosts and wonderful food

I had spotted the seaweed foraging course a while back and, as I live by the sea, thought this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
Lovely walk, forage and 4-course lunch

I bought this as a present for my wife (who couldn’t make it), so I’ll have to book again! A lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Fat Hen is a Foraging & Wild Food Cookery School, established in 2007, in West Cornwall, by Caroline Davey. Fat Hen's bespoke hand crafted kitchen and teaching space is located in a restored granite barn on a farm in Cornwall. Beautiful natural...more
Boscawen-noon Farm, St Buryan TR19 6EH, England
+44 1736 810156
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had spotted the seaweed foraging course a while back and, as I live by the sea, thought this would be a great place to learn what to look for, what to pick and how to cook it. I was not disappointed. The venue is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I bought this as a present for my wife (who couldn’t make it), so I’ll have to book again! A lovely morning on the coast path from Treen to Porthmeor for a 2.5 hour foraging walk where we learnt lots about edible plants and flowers...More

Thank DelCrookes
Reviewed June 26, 2018

What a superb day I had with my daughter and 12 other people, foraging along the Cornish coast with Caroline, our guide from Fat hen. She is so knowledgeable and talented showing us many plants along the coastline which were edible and some to avoid....More

Thank Bapenhaul
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed a day with Caroline - starting with tea, coffee and homemade flapjack, started prepping lunch, including nettle tea with the nettles that went into pasta, then went for a walk round the coastal area learning loads about the plants and what was...More

Thank TheHardinghams
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Interesting and fun day foraging for plants on the coast, cooking and eating at Boscawen-noon. Excellent.

Thank neilreid2018
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Started with foraging along the coast. Caroline, our expert guide, showed how many different edible wild plants can be found, and how to identify them safely. The chef, Robert, expertly demonstrated all the steps in cooking our Feast and we learnt how to prepare a...More

Thank CornishTerrier
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Great day out , lots of great information and tips followed by some beautiful food!! Really enjoyable day, would highly recommend!!

Thank Nicola G
Reviewed July 7, 2017

A friend and I decided to book a cycling/foraging day with the Wild Cookery School as birthday pressies for our husbands. It sounded so appealing that all four of us went. The weather prevented the cycling and the foraging was by car and foot. We...More

Thank Sheila M
Reviewed May 16, 2017

My children bought me this day as a birthday present since their memories of childhood and my herbal potions are indelible. A foggy rain soaked day did not discourage Caroline and her team and the group quickly became comfortable together. Welcomed by good coffee and...More

Thank Denises671
Reviewed May 1, 2017

We attended Caroline's brilliant Wild weekend over the May bank holiday. The course was well designed - relaxing and also packed with activities and learning. After coffee and cakes to welcome us, we moved swiftly on to how to manage crabs (ok - how exactly...More

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