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.
This central section of the South Coast AONB takes in the land around the nine creeks of the Carrick Roads in the Fal estuary, the famous Roseland Peninsula and the coast from either side of Mevagissey.
Hemmick is a secret sandy beach that is south-west facing accessed by a steep road from the small car park that is reached by narrow country lanes from Boswinger, west of Gorran Haven and just 9 miles from St Austell. Dog-friendly all year.
Good Beach Guide Recommended 2014 - Porthluney Cove is a privately owned, secluded family beach with a large expanse of golden sand. South facing, in front of Caerhays Castle and Gardens, which provide a striking backdrop. Dog-friendly all year.
Among the best-preserved of Henry VIII's coastal artillery fortresses, and the most elaborately decorated of them all. One of the chain of forts built between 1539 and 1545 to counter an invasion threat from Catholic France and Spain.