St Mawes, South Cornwall (Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/thatkernowboy/9596930779/in/photolist-7AwU8A-j4Eoyd-6VPGj7-6VJsqT-fAAFQo-j4CcbZ-cTnK4G-fAAHCY-fC3MaM-cTnkdf-fWtw1f-6Vj4D5-7UKcrc-9b1kNs-2kBV3U-dtxPSp-9arkBB-dtDnTE-dtxQft-dtxQ2v)

St Mawes, South Cornwall

St Mawes Castle (Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/sagesolar/6780822254/in/photolist-bkcudw-DYA6z-3biXA1-9arkBB-3cfCWm-8ztmCZ-nS8NU2-3biYLA-aghNEd-dtDmRf-8rWF6F-8nziF6-d9RYA1-abLS3Z-nQ8iFT-oMr4Bv-oSpduh-dasScH-5uyrGk-dtDnpC-dtDmpW-dtxPSp-ag3DWb-7ULkZ8-agzup5-8eoL6V-8ep8iv-8epgvn-8ep8zn-8epg52-8espgY-8ep7et-8esq1S-8espSq-8ep8qx-8esoe5-8ep7og-8epYrK-8esqfW-8esoQY-8ep7SR-8esp8A-8ep916-ePvomm-8epgd8-8esxp9-8es2Z7-8epfVB-8esoFG-abLXex)

St Mawes Castle

St Mawes on the South Cornwall coast sits on the western edge of the Roseland Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village with its famous headland castle, pretty shops, many art galleries, inns, restaurants and beautiful harbour sits at the mouth of the estuary overlooking Falmouth. A spectacular coast and country scene of hidden coves and creeks, woodland and headland cliffs surrounds St Mawes and the central beach is stunning, popular for bathing, kayaking and sailing, with all the amenities of the village adjacent making it perfect for families.

The area is also a mecca for yachting and boating. St Mawes has three boatyards and ample mooring and anchorage space sits around the Peninsula. You'll also find sailing clubs at St Mawes, Portloe and Portscatho. St Mawes Castle (English Heritage) is one of Henry VIII's most spectacularly preserved coastal artillery forts. Around St Mawes you can head off and explore the beautiful Roseland Peninsula with its choice of spectacular beaches and charming fishing villages including Portloe, Portscatho and Portholland.

The nearby town of Falmouth is a thirty mile road journey from St. Mawes, though only a mile by water. From St. Mawes, pick up the ferry to Falmouth, a twenty minute boat trip which runs all year round and is one of Cornwall's most scenic boat trips. The village has a thriving fishing industry, and you can pick up fishing trips from the harbour, and purchase freshly caught seafood from fish shops on the quayside. St Mawes is a top spot for foodie fans - in the village you'll find a superb selection of gastro inns and restaurants serving up the best of locally caught fish and shellfish. Boat trips also head up the full length of the estuary from St Mawes Harbour to Truro. St Mawes and the spectacular surrounding Roseland Peninsula offer an outstanding choice of luxury holiday cottages, apartments and B&Bs.

Accommodation in St Mawes

  • Ruan High Lanes   (6.5 miles from the centre of St Mawes)
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    £350
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    Well equipped single storey holiday cottage near Truro set on a 250 acre working farm. Three ensuite bedrooms, wheelchair access, private garden. Pet friendly. Sleeps 6.
     
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  • Portscatho   (3.1 miles from the centre of St Mawes)
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    4 star award winning, Bed and Breakfast near St Mawes, Cornwall. Beautiful views, with family rooms. Food prepared from local produce. Just 25 miles from Truro.
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  • Ruan High Lanes   (6.5 miles from the centre of St Mawes)
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    £385
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    Charming single storey holiday cottage near Truro set on a beautiful, 250 acre working farm. Two bedrooms, lovely lawn garden, wheel chair access, pet friendly. Sleeps 4.
     
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  • Philleigh-in-Roseland   (2.9 miles from the centre of St Mawes)
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    £257
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    Set within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, high on the Roseland Landscape, these two converted barns afford spacious ground floor holiday accommodation, with co...
     
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  • Truro   (1.2 miles from the centre of St Mawes)
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    £919
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    Secluded St Mawes cottage at St Anthony's Lighthouse, perfect for a relaxing getaway. Close to popular walking paths, a beach and offers spectacular coastal views.
     
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  • Ruan High Lanes   (4.8 miles from the centre of St Mawes)
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    £29
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    3 bedroom B&B farm accommodation in beautiful Truro location with access to Cornish amenities like Lands End, Flambards Theme Park.Wi Fi and Parking available
     
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  • Portscatho   (3.0 miles from the centre of St Mawes)
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    £365
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    Two self catering holiday cottages set in 15 acres of farmland near the quaint fishing village of Portscatho in Cornwall. Each sleeps 4 just 5 mins from beach.
     
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  • Portloe   (6.6 miles from the centre of St Mawes)
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    AA 4* Cornwall B&B in Portloe close to coastal paths and boasting a lovely guest lounge, near the Cornwall coast. Families welcome. Private parking.
     
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  • Veryan   (5.6 miles from the centre of St Mawes)
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    £75
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    B&B accommodation in Veryan village on the Roseland Peninsula close to sandy beaches and coast path walking. Extensive breakfast menu, free parking and WiFi. Open Easter to Oct.
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  • Veryan   (5.7 miles from the centre of St Mawes)
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    £498
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    This unique, thatched, former school house (circa 1812) with many original features and landscaped gardens lies in the heart of this pretty Cornish village. Grade II listed and ...
     
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