St Mawes cottages
Situated at the western tip of the Roseland, this thriving fishing village and resort is a great spot for a Cornish holiday. Whilst it enjoys a remote location by road, it has its own amenities and passenger ferry access across the harbour to Falmouth. If you love sailing or kayaking, St Mawes is a great spot to enjoy some outdoor pursuits. St Mawes is also home to some lovely pubs, cafés and restaurants.
Why visit St Mawes?
St Mawes is the western gateway to the remote, wonderful corner of Cornwall, the Roseland. The area is full of hidden coves, woodland walks and coastal views. St Mawes is a great location for a family break because it’s large enough to keep you entertained but small enough to charm you too.
Things to do in St Mawes?
St Mawes offers excellent opportunities for yachting and boating around one of the world’s largest and deepest natural harbours. Linked by road and ferry to Falmouth, you are as secluded as you want to be with a selection of great pubs, restaurants and the Wet Fish Shop for freshly landed fish to eat.
Why stay in a St Mawes cottage?
Stay in one of the amazing cottages in St Mawes and make the most of one of the most luxurious and beautiful areas of south-west Cornwall. With its fine amenities, you may not have to leave your Cornwall holiday cottage too far behind when you explore the exceptional Roseland.
Three must-see places to visit in St Mawes
- Learn about the heritage of the tiny village at St Mawes Castle, which was built for Henry VIII during his reign.
- Visit the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth, where you can discover tales of adventures out to sea.
- The spectacular Lost Gardens of Heligan invites you to explore its sub-tropical jungles and romantic pleasure grounds. It's also less than an hour’s drive away.