Boutique Cottages in The Roseland Peninsula

Out & About

A designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in South Cornwall, The Roseland Peninsula offers the perfect balance between country and coast. With unspoilt countryside, beautiful beaches and hidden coves to explore and lots to see and do, this area of Cornwall is a paradise like no other. 

Find the perfect self-catering stay in The Roseland, where cute seaside villages, quaint cottages and waterfront retreats await. Visit the idyllic village of Portscatho and admire the picturesque harbour. Savour fresh sea food in St Mawes and fall in love with the scenic charm of Portloe, where you’ll find a working fishing port filled with sweet chocolate box cottages. Whether you’re seeking a large and luxurious escape-from-it-all with family or friends, or perhaps romantic rendezvous with a loved one, enjoy the oh-so-tempting draw of The Roseland.

Beyond the comfort and luxury of your Boutique homestay in The Roseland Peninsula lies a world of independent eateries delivering seasonal produce from Cornish land and sea. Whether you’re seeking an iconic Cornish pasty filled with tender steak or adventuring to savour the best traditional Cornish clotted cream ice cream, The Roseland is bursting with an array of delicious treats. 

Head to Castaways in Mylor to devour Italian style cuisine with stunning harbour views or instead visit the picturesque fishing village of St Mawes which is home to The Watch House and The Idle Rocks, two harbourside restaurants boasting gorgeous scenery and a commitment to sourcing from local suppliers.

For a private vineyard dining experience serving sea views and small plates on long sharing tables, head to The Vine by Knightor Winery in Portscatho. Meanwhile, to visit one of the best hidden cafés in Cornwall, make way to the beloved Hidden Hut above Portscatho.

Nothing beats settling down in the cosy corner of a traditional pub, and The Roseland Peninsula is jam packed with splendid drinking establishments. For a cheerful pub experience with a backdrop of a charming Cornish fishing village, head to the Ship Inn in Portloe. Alternatively, drop into the lovely Plume of Feathers in Portscatho to indulge in a delicious selection of beers, ales, and craft spirits. 

Uncover a variety of delightful quaint cafes where you can relax with a steaming pot of tea after exploring the beautiful Cornish coastline. The Thirstea Co is lovely tearoom situated at the National Trust’s Porth farm in the captivating Portscatho and lies just moments away from the beautiful Towan beach. 

St. Mawes is home to the gourmet delicatessen Mr Scorse, where you can purchase St Mawes’ very own Cornish dry gin. The gin is infused with citrus and botanical flavours and inspired by the fresh sea breeze of The Roseland Peninsula. If gin is not your chosen tipple, a variety of craft beers, wines, and other small batch spirits are available for you to indulge in from the comfort of your stunning homestay. 

The mild temperatures offer the perfect climate for sub-tropical flowers and plants to bloom, with some fantastic gardens and private estates to be explored, including the Lamorran House Garden, Caerhays Castle and Trelissick Gardens. Immerse yourself in the history of St Mawes Castle, which was once one of Henry VIII’s coastal artillery fortresses. 

Savour beachside moments, whether you’re sitting on the sheltered sands of Carne Beach, or dipping your toes in the inviting waters of Summers Beach. Explore the coves and rockpools at the beaches of Little and Great Molunan, perfect for explorers of all ages.  

Don your walking boots and venture along the breath-taking 5.9 mile walk towards St Anthony Head, which boasts far reaching views at the tip of The Roseland towards Falmouth and beyond. 

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