Links - Things to do

A Cornish Beach We have included below some useful websites for your interest.


National Rail Information National Railway information website.

Newquay Airport The best place to start if you were thinking of flying to Cornwall.

Local Taxis Here is a choice of taxis.

The King Harry Ferry This is a car ferry that provides a short cut to the Roseland Peninsular with the rest of Cornwall.

St. Mawes Foot Passenger Ferry This ferry takes passengers to Falmouth almost every hour.

Things To Do

National Maritime Museum This national marine archive is only a short passenger ferry trip away from St. Mawes and is well worth a visit.

National Trust The local area is surounded by National Trust Properties and coastline.

Wildlife Watching Trips Commune with nature at sea - Dolphins, Basking Sharks - Seals -Sea Birds -Porpoises - Sunfish & Whales.

St. Mawes Castle St. Mawes boasts a 16th Century Castle built by Henry V111in the 1540's, it is reputed to be the finest preserved Tudor fort in the country.

Eden Project If you've never been it's a must. The scale of investment and the plants are fantastic!


St. Mawes CastleLost Gardens of Helligan Tim Smitts original porject. Here is a garden lost in time from the middle of WW1 and rediscovered in the 1990's......imagine.

Trewithen Gardens One of Cornwall's most beautiful gardens recommended by the RHS.

Paddle & Sail All things boaty are available here whether it be hire or tuition.

Tate Modern The famous Tate Modern Gallery is located about 50 minutes away.

St. Mawes Sailing Club The centre of boats and sailing for St. Mawes.

For the Steam Enthusiast Experience the golden age of steam at the Bodmin & Wenford Steam railway.

Shipwreck Centre This small port is almost the same as it was 100 years ago; it's well worth a visit.Cornish Tin Mine

Roseland Gig Club Based in St. Mawes the club welcomes visitors wanting to have a go or, just watch the professionals practicing.

Minak Theatre An absolute must for those that enjoy theatre in a "to die for" cliff top location.

Hall for Cornwall This Truro venue hosts a broad range of entertainment, from theatre to the classice and national bands to local choirs.

Where to Eat

Kings Head Pub & Restaurant If you love a traditional Free House then this is a must for good food and a warm welcome, Highly recommended - and good wines as well.

Idle Rocks Hotel A great terrace on the seafront of St. Mawes for lunch or afternoon tea. A local Pub in St. Mawes that provides good food and beers at reasonable prices and, it's value for money.

Driftwood HotelThe hotel offers fine dining at a very high standard. Highly recommended.

Hotel Tresanton
A lovely venu for a cream tea, lunch or dinner - Smashing food but priced accordingly.

Rick Steins Seafood Restaurant For seafood lovers this venu needs no introduction .

Jamie Olivers "15" Restaurant Another national name in food hits Cornwall.

Roseland Beach

Buy fresh fish online Have the best of Cornish fish delivered to your home or holiday property- fully prepared and oven ready

All about Cornwall and the Cornish This is a comprehensive site with a great "eat out" section


Great Local Food to Cook At Home

Fresh Fish In our other lives we are fish merchants. Have fresh fish delivered to your apartment if you wish.

Calenick Butchers (sorry no website) This farm butcher sells the best meat that we know of in the locaity.

Cheese Shop Truro The Colston Bassett Stilton plus many other cheeses are just to die for, all kept in a cool cella, properly matured.

Wine Merchants Now here's a great local wine merchant that will sell to the public by the bottle; ask about label damaged bottles.Cornish Fish Market Old Style

St. Mawes Stores (sorry no website) This shop is amazingly well stocked with almost every kind of food that you could want. The varieties are never ending. There's no need to bring food with you if you use this shop; it stocks almost everything; from sun blushed tomatoes to local breads, organic foods, fresh veg, the list goes on and on!