St Mawes

St Mawes, Cornwall, c Matt Jessop
St Mawes, Cornwall c Adam Gibbard
St Mawes, Cornwall c John Such
St Mawes, Cornwall | c Matt Jessop
St Mawes, Cornwall c Matt Jessop
King Harry Ferry to St Mawes Cornwall c Matt Jessop
St Antony Head Lighthouse, St Mawes | c Matt Jessop
St Mawes, Cornwall | c Matt Jessop
St Mawes, Cornwall c Adam Gibbard
St Mawes, Cornwall c Adam Gibbard
St Mawes, Cornwall c Matt Jessop
St Mawes, Cornwall c Adam Gibbard
St Mawes, Cornwall c Adam Gibbard
St Mawes, Cornwall c Matt Jessop

Discover St Mawes 

St Mawes is the principal village on the Roseland Peninsula, situated on the mouth of the Percuil River. An important port in medieval times and now a picturesque harbour with a small fishing fleet, it is protected by the most perfectly preserved of Henry VIII's coastal fortresses, St Mawes Castle. The village remains a centre for a range of watersports activities and offers two fine sandy beaches. In St Mawes you will find a range of pubs, cafes and restaurants, and some interesting shops and galleries.

Things to do in St Mawes

  • Visit St Mawes Castle by taking a walk past the harbour 
  • Check out local art galleries and craft shops 
  • Hire a kayak at St Mawes Kayaks and Water Taxis, get safety instructions, and explore the estuary 
  • St Mawes is linked to Falmouth by the St Mawes Ferry which runs year round across the harbour. Enterprise Boats run regular services to Truro from May to September. During the summer months, a small passenger ferryboat links St Mawes to Place on the remote St Anthony headland, enabling visitors to visit the small church behind Place Manor, the St Anthony Lighthouse and St Anthony Battery, as well as enjoying a pleasant circular walk 
  • It is an easy 2 mile coastal walk from St Mawes Castle to St Just in Roseland Church, described by Sir John Betjeman as being “to many people the most beautiful churchyard on earth.”

Useful St Mawes links
St Mawes Tourist Information Centre
Whats on in St Mawes
St Mawes holiday accommodation
St Mawes bed and breakfast
St Mawes camping and caravan sites 
St Mawes self-catering
St Mawes cottages
St Mawes beaches 

South Coast
Charming and spacious 3-bedroom cottage on a working farm, with a large private garden and superb views.  Close to Portscatho, St Mawes and the superb, sandy beaches of Pendower and Carne. Sleeps 6

South Coast
Sitting right alongside the beautiful harbour, The Ship & Castle boasts the best location in St Mawes. As well as enjoying comfortable rooms, guests can drink in great views at the bar and restaurant. 

★★★☆☆ Visit Britain
Cornwall
Victorian farmhouse, all rooms en suite, on a 250 acre family beef and sheep farm, offering a warm welcome in peaceful, unspoilt countryside within easy reach of coastal beaches. Several large public gardens and the Eden Project are near.

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South Coast
Small, chic, stylishly comfortable coastal boutique hotel and self catering, near St Mawes on the gorgeous and very unspoilt Roseland peninsula. Just pebble hurling distance from the beach. Excellent restaurant.

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South Coast
Warm welcome with briliant sea views in family owned 2 bedroom cottage in St Mawes near Truro. 

★★★★★ AA
South Coast
Discover the Roseland staying on the only 5 star park on the peninsula. All facilities are of an exceptional standard and are spotlessly clean. Trethem Mill is family run, offering peace and tranquillity to couples and families.

South Coast
Converted barn on family working farm on the Roseland Peninsula. Three bedrooms and large sitting room with open fire. Children and dogs welcome. Relaxed atmosphere and warm welcome assured! Easy reach to St Mawes and King Harry Ferry.

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