St Mawes Holiday Cottages

Nestled at the end of the Roseland peninsula, lies the picturesque fishing village of St Mawes. Surrounded by sea and gentle rolling hills, this is a holiday destination where you can relax and unwind. This exclusive waterside village is filled with cosy pubs, tearooms and unique boutiques, a perfect way to while away an afternoon. Our cottages in St Mawes are located in all the right places and cater for all members of your family, including your canine companion. As a mecca for the boating community, you can sit on the quay and watch the sailboats come and go or if you time it right, one of the many sailing events that occur in the summer. Search our selection of hand-picked St Mawes holiday cottages for an authentic Cornish holiday.

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Tucked away on the south coast of Cornwall, this charming fishing village has earned its reputation as a boating mecca. Hire a boat to view this area from a different perspective and to try to spot the elusive marine wildlife. Take a ferry over to Falmouth if you fancy a busier pace of life, where fantastic eateries serve freshly caught fish and seafood, year-round. If you fancy a short break check out our Falmouth cottages or a little further north our Portscatho holiday cottages. If you're after a quieter pace then head off to one of our Perranporth holiday cottages. With the largest collection of Cornish holiday cottages, we have the perfect home away from home for you.

Here are the top five things to see and do in our St Mawes holiday cottages:

Visit the iconic St. Mawes Castle

Explore the iconic St. Mawes Castle, a well-preserved coastal fortress built by Henry VIII. The castle offers stunning views of the Fal Estuary and provides insights into the region's history and military heritage.

St. Mawes Harbour or St Tropez?

Enjoy the picturesque beauty of St. Mawes Harbour, with its bobbing fishing boats and luxury yachts. Take a stroll along the waterfront, or relax at one of the many cafes and restaurants offering excellent seafood and other local delicacies.

Stride out to St. Anthony Head

Embark on a scenic walk to St. Anthony Head, where you'll find an old lighthouse and panoramic views of Falmouth Bay and the English Channel. The area is also perfect for birdwatching and spotting seals along the coast.

Explore the stunning Roseland Peninsula

Take time to explore the stunning Roseland Peninsula, with its hidden coves, beautiful beaches, and charming villages. Enjoy coastal walks, visit the historic church of St. Just in Roseland, and discover the unspoiled natural beauty of the area.

Take a Boat Trip and spot marine wildlife

Hop on a boat trip from St. Mawes to explore the Fal Estuary and the nearby St. Mawes Bay. Boat excursions offer a unique perspective of the coastline, with opportunities to spot marine life and visit other scenic locations, such as Falmouth and the National Maritime Museum Cornwall.

St Mawes harbour