At the southern end of the unspoilt countryside of the Roseland Peninsula, it is nevertheless readily accessible to the port of Falmouth and the Cathedral city of Truro. St Mawes has its own sandy beaches with the larger Summers beach being a family favourite and just a few minutes walk beyond the harbour, from which there are regular passenger ferry crossings to and from Falmouth. There is a vibrant sailing club with excellent facilities; the water here is unusually calm and clear, making it perfect for swimming and water sports also. There are a variety of places to eat and drink in the area with the renowned Hotel Tresanton and Idle Rocks, both located in St Mawes, perfect for a fine dining experience.
If you’d like to know more about the Roseland Peninsula you can see our area guide here >