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Keeping you up to date with fine holiday accommodation on the Roseland, Cornwall

December 10, 2013

New ceilings complete

Filed under: Refurbishment News,Uncategorized — Tags: — roundhousebarns @ 12:39 pm

Phew! what a few weeks we have had, ceilings down in The Carthouse and The Dairy, plumbing redone, new sound insulation put in and now at last the painting has started. Furniture comes back on Thursday and the first guests to enjoy the newly soundproofed and decorated cottages arrive on Monday! (so there as never [...]

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August 17, 2013

Green Woodpeckers, house martins and sparrows, its been a noisy summer!

Filed under: Nature in Cornwall,Uncategorized — roundhousebarns @ 12:18 pm

The Green Woodpeckers keep appearing on the grass by Cockle Cottage, staying a while and then heading off to do some tree knocking!. The House Martins are nesting next door at Commerrans Farm – my what noisy birds they are swooping and screeching all day in search of flies. The sparrows usually nest in our [...]

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May 3, 2013

Dolphins and Basking Sharks in Falmouth Bay

Filed under: Nature in Cornwall — roundhousebarns @ 9:19 am

Last week the first basking sharks were sighted in Falmouth Bay and yesterday the dolphins were following the St Mawes Ferry across to Falmouth. It’s worth a trip on the ferry just to see these beautiful friendly creatures. The whole of the Roseland  seems to be overrun with large numbers of whimbrels – a medium [...]

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