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Pandora Inn Re-opens

What great news. Less than a year after the devastating fire, the Pandora Inn at Restronguet has re-opened for business.  We’re delighted for them all. It’s so nice to have another pub accessible from the river as well as the road.  It’s a glorious place to while-away an afternoon as… Read more

Bed and Breakfast open from 28th February

All painting and decorating work is finally finished and the new driveway lights look fabulous – and are more energy efficient. Just time for a quick tidy and a final spruce up, then the carpet cleaner comes on Monday – ready for B&B reopening on Tuesday 28th Feb. Phew, and… Read more

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South West Tourism Silver Awards

Well we finally have time to tell you about the South West Awards. We were overjoyed to receive a Silver not only for the Self Catering, but also for the B&B – so a great night was had by all. It is always so nice to see the Cornish contingent… Read more

Roundhouse Barns Spring Clean Update

Well, after much chivvying of workmen we re-opened our self catering cottages again on Friday 3rd February, with only a minor heating glitch in Cockle, which was sorted by early evening. So that’s three sets of guest that have now enjoyed long weekends in refreshed style and comfort. We still… Read more

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Monday Morning Workmen Extravaganza!

Today we may have actually beaten our previous total of workmen on site! So, three in the groundworks team, three in the plumbing team, two in the patio laying team, two in the heating team and Paul the painter, that’s eleven.  Oh and a skip lorry has just arrived! Mark… Read more

Groundworks nearly complete

We took the decision last October to move our oil tank up to the top of our driveway.  It was far too close to Cockle Cottage for our liking.  We knew it meant a bit of digging up, but little prepared us for the Somme-like conditions of our driveway.  We… Read more

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Famous Guest at Roundhouse Barns

Who you ask? Well, Johnny Vegas and his wife Maia Dunphy stayed in The Dairy for New Year, as they left today they said the break had been just what they needed! Having travelled all the  way from St Helens to Cornwall via  London they arrived last Friday for a… Read more

Blooming Daffodils

Well, we know some of you have snow this week, but it is still mild down here and we are yet to have a frost. The first daffs are usually out by mid December but this year they were up and out by the 28th November! Not just one or… Read more

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Glorious Sunshine

Well what a day we have had – absolutely stunning weather – it could have been June. The cleaners had their lunch outside it was so nice. The forecast for the rest of the week is not looking too bad either, considering we are nearly in November. We have just… Read more

Early Bird Discount for B&B 2012

Stay for 3 nights B&B in February, March or April 2012 in either of our B&B rooms for only £249.00

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Driftwood awarded a Michelin Star

Congratulations to The Driftwood on a fantastic achievement

Flower Festival a Marvel in Blue Skies and Sunshine

Another glorious day here at Roundhouse Barns, it’s regatta weekend here on the Roseland – Portscatho yesterday and Percuil today – kids races, raft races, sensible yacht races and it seems to us an excuse for everyone to have a few drinks and just have a good time. Certainly Portscatho… Read more

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Pasty Making Lessons anyone?

One night vacancy in the B&B coincides with pasty making course.

We did it! Now we are all Gold!

Great news from the Green Tourism business Scheme – we have achieved a Gold award for both B&B and Self Catering Cottages. We had a pretty tough inspection a few weeks ago — they revisit every two years. With the solar panels, the new efficient heating boilers and a whole… Read more

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Great news for foodies!

Driftwood Restaurant goes from strength to strength…

Red Kites sighted at St Antony Head

A blustery but fine day yesterday saw us take our two faithful hounds out to St Antony’s Head for a walk along the coastal path to Towan Beach. We were rewarded by seeing a magnificent Red Kite close to Zone Point (the most southerly part of the Roseland Peninsula).  T’was… Read more

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