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New Awards Take Pride of Place

We’re delighted to tell you we came home with another two awards from the 2015 Cornwall Tourism Awards which are now taking pride of place at Roundhouse Barns. Every year the awards get bigger and better while the competition for the top gongs continues to move from strength to strength. This… Read more

Roundhouse Barns shortlisted for three Cornwall Tourism Awards 2015

We’re off to an awards ceremony later this week after being shortlisted for three awards in this year’s Cornwall Tourism Awards. We found out a couple of weeks ago that we’re finalists in Cornwall’s 2015 Tourism “Oscars”  for both the best self-catering accommodation and best bed and breakfast. We’ll know… Read more


Enjoy a November break on the Roseland

With the clocks going back and the days shortening you can still find plenty to do on your holiday be it a short break or longer. The Lost Gardens of Heligan truly are a year round delight, there is always something new to see and do. From Saturday 10th October… Read more

Autumn Adventures in Cornwall

The countryside is mellowing slowly into it’s autumn colours and Cornwall is easing itself out of the summer rush into a more sedate pace. September is always a glorious month and if we are lucky the weather holds throughout October as well. There is still plenty to do, it’s just… Read more


Romance at Roundhouse Barns

It’s no surprise to us that Cornwall has yet again been voted Britain’s most romantic holiday destination. Cornwall captures the heart of everybody that visits and ignites a passionate love affair that lasts a lifetime. So head to one of these romantic spots if you are planning a proposal, celebrating… Read more

Things to do in August

August sees regatta season in full swing across The Roseland and whilst you may not want to compete yourself, there are plenty of chances to get on the water without having to be a Master Mariner. St Mawes Carnival is the first week in August with plenty going on –… Read more


Only two weeks left this summer!

We only have two weeks left at Roundhouse Barns this summer so if you want to enjoy the best part of Cornwall and escape from the crowds then be sure to book them up quick before they go. The last week of August (Friday, August 28th to Friday, September 1st)… Read more

Romantic Spots for a Picnic in Cornwall

What could be nicer than setting out for a coastal or river walk, settling down with a glorious view and treating yourself to a luxurious romantic picnic for two? Here are a few of our favourite spots – Messack Point Just a two mile walk from Roundhouse Barns this fabulous… Read more


Things to do on the Roseland in July

The Cornish love a bit of a summer fete, flower show, carnival or even a sports day and The Season definitely starts in July! The National Trust are having a Big Beach Picnic at Towan Beach on the 4th July and the following day Gerrans residents are opening their gardens… Read more

Our Favourite Beaches on the Roseland

The Roseland has some of the best beaches in Cornwall. Think crystal clear waters, soft sand beneath your feet and stunning views at every turn. There are plenty of beaches to chose from locally, let a lone venturing further afield. It all depends what you want from your day at… Read more


Come and stay on the beautiful Roseland Peninsula this July

Escape from the crowds in Cornwall this July and enjoy an adults-only break in the peace and tranquility of Roundhouse Barns. You’ll find us tucked away on the beautiful Roseland Peninsula, one of Cornwall’s hidden gems. On your doorstep you’ll find world-class beaches, amazing places to eat including a Michelin-starred… Read more

Mark’s Mid-Summer Mackerel Munch

The sun is shining and we love nothing better than some freshly caught Cornish fish cooked up on the BBQ. Thankfully we’ve got our very own here at Roundhouse Barns for our guests to enjoy on long, summer evenings. This marvelous mackerel dish will serve 2 as a main course or 4 as… Read more


Best Restaurants to Visit in Cornwall

Eating out in Cornwall is a true treat and we’ve picked out some of the best restaurants for you to enjoy. Ever since Rick Stein opened his first seafood restaurant in Cornwall 40 (yes that’s 40!) years ago, the food in Cornwall has just got better and better. Here are… Read more

Things to do in June from the Roseland

With the first proper summer days upon us, it’s time to get out and about exploring this wonderful part of Cornwall. Day Trip to Falmouth With the sun warming up and only gentle breezes, now is a good time to catch the foot ferry across from St Mawes to Falmouth…. Read more


Cornish Gardens to See in Spring

The Gulf stream ensures that spring comes early to Cornwall. The best time to visit the gardens is between March and May,when everything is fresh and lush with vibrant colours.   The Lost Gardens of Heligan Our personal favourite is The Lost Gardens of Heligan, one of the most popular… Read more

Shark and Jellyfish Season!

Just a very quick blog to tell you that not only have we seen basking sharks and barrel jellyfish in Gerrans Bay already this year, Barbara also spotted a blue shark only a couple of hundred yards offshore. Blue sharks are quite rare in our waters and usually stay well… Read more