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
One night vacancy in the B&B coincides with pasty making course.
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
Driftwood Restaurant goes from strength to strength…
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
Plastic never biodegrades.
Last week we took our two mutts on an early morning trip to Turnaware Point. About 300 yards on our walk along the old D-Day road, we sighted this huge deer. It was about 70 yards from us heading towards us up the road. As soon as it sighted Barney… Read more
Barbara and I haven’t been along the beautiful Messack walk for a while now, but decided to head out there earlier today. What a sight… The woods are bathed with beautiful bluebells. You literally can’t see anything other than the hue of blue everywhere. We’re off there tomorrow, (with camera… Read more
Took our two mutts (Barney & Pongo) out to Killigerran Head after yesterday’s changeover (and the royal wedding celebrations). Deligted to report that the seals have returned to the rocks on the north side of Porthbeor Beach. There were loads of folks playing and BBQ-ing on the beach quite oblivious… Read more
The King Harry Ferry is an iconic part of Cornwall’s history.
early potatoes and broad beans are sown
Well it’s a little bit later than previous years but we do now have daffodils aplenty down our driveway and the snowdrops are poking their heads out too, so it feels a little as though spring is on its way…… Further afield at tThe Lost Gardens of Heligan they report… Read more
The Roseland-based business Roundhouse Barn Holidays was the proud recipient of a Silver Award for its self catering holiday cottages at the South West Regional Tourism Awards in Torquay last night. Their business is now officially recognised as providing some of the best self catering holiday accommodation anywhere west of… Read more
Having been here for 4 summers now, we decided to enter the local Village Show. It’s a combination of all of the good bits of the WI (home baking, veg from the garden) and the lovely relaxed feel and fun of a school/village fete. We decided to enter a few… Read more
“For goodness sake, make sure you hold on Dave” I felt like shouting out to Dave Ewins – our heating “God”. Having got this far, the last thing we wanted was for Dave to literally fall off his perch. He has near as damn it replumbed our entire house… Read more
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