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Roseland Peninsula

LOCATION: south Cornwall    PARKING: yes     FACILITIES: yes

St Mawes Harbour

Cornish: Ros


In 1584 map maker, John Norden, wrote, 'The peninsula is called by the pretty name of Roseland, being derived from Rhos, the Celtic word for heath or gorse.'


The Roseland covers Cornish towns such as St Mawes, Portscatho, Veryan and St Just in Roseland. The area is known for its warmer than average climate and certain area's rarely see any frost.


The 2009 film documentary 'And Did Those Feet' suggests that Jesus Christ may have visited the Roseland Peninsula!

Tide Times Holiday Accommodation - The Old School House, Veryan

Old School House (ref: TT5) - sleeps 4 - 2 pets


Thatched, former school house (circa 1812) with many original features and landscaped gardens lies in the heart of Veryan....more

Holiday Cottages on the Roseland Peninsula

Holiday Accommodation - Provender House, Veryan1

Provender House (ref: TBZ) - sleeps 8 - 1 pet


Set amidst a wooded valley with a tranquil stream running alongside it, Provender House is the quintessential detached country house.....more

Holiday Accommodation - The Long Barn, Philleigh-in-Roseland

The Long Barn (ref: GW2) - sleeps 4 - 2 pets


Commanding views across the countryside. Situated just 6 miles from St Mawes, 1 mile from a golden sandy beach....more

Holiday Accommodation - Kissgate, Veryan1

Kissgate (ref: 26303) - sleeps 7 - 2 pets


Kissgate is a detached home from home with its real fire, cosy rooms and secure garden....more