The Driftwood Spars

Pub, B&B, Wedding Venue, Micro Brewery, Restaurant, Event Organisers…

There’s a lot going on at the Driftwood. Not only is it a village pub (Right next to one of the most beautiful beaches in Cornwall) but also a Bed & Breakfast, contemporary bistro, runs private events and functions including weddings and business conferences, has its own brewery (Which we also created a shopify store for) and organises large events such as the renowned Annual Sausage and Ale Festival.

I’m out of breath just thinking about all the things going on at the Driftwood Spars so it was important that our client had a quick and easy to use content management system that could expand with their needs. Prismic (Which we'll shortly be blogging about) has a number of really useful tools for publishing such as bundling website changes into releases so that they can be scheduled for future publication and importantly on a site such as this, really powerful and easy to use image editing tools. Whilst you can’t add filters or modify the content of images, the cropping, resizing and framing tools are excellent and allow the developer to specify the proportions of images so that the writer can’t embed images larger than the available space.

Image preparation can be a nightmare for small businesess that have neither the software nor expertise to size photos exactly and prismic definitely helps out in this area. Furthermore, all uploaded assets are served over a CDN (Content Delivery Network) so website speed is maintained which is becoming increasingly important not just to users of mobile devices (And indeed all users) but also factors in ranking algorithms.

We hope you like the site, and please get in touch if you’re interested in implementing a content management system for your site (That isn't WordPress). You can find out more about here.


Our second version of the Driftwood Spars site. Developed with content managment for a modern and responsive website

  • Campaign Monitor Integration
  • Content Management API
  • Custom Blog with Disqus Commenting
  • Full Text Site Search
  • Special Event Calendar and Publicity Tools
  • Extensive Microdata Markup
  • Responsive, Modern HTML5 Web Site