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Local suppliers of meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, diary products and ready meals

We try to source as much of our B&B and self-catering supplies form the following local producers/suppliers. We encourage all our guests to support these suppliers:

A R Day (Portscatho) - Butcher from whom we source our sausages, bacon, hogs pudding and (occasionally) eggs for our B&B breakfasts


Wing of St Mawes
(St Mawes) - Fish Monger who delivers all sorts of fish to order to our doorstep


Lillie Brothers (Falmouth) - Delivers the majority of our diary products to our door: milk, clotted cream, butter, organic natural yogurt, fruit juices and bread


D S Hendy (Helston) - Delivers the majority of fresh fruit and vegetables to door for our B&B and own consumption


Curgurrell Farm Shop (Portscatho) - A great place to buy home grown vegetables.  The main attraction is the fish that they catch themsleves.  We tend to buty our crab, lobster and sole from Charlote and Simon


Humfreys Farm Shop (Tregony) - Great farm shop selling locally grown fruit, vegetables and meat


Lobbs Farm Shop
(Heligan) - Super Fram shop stocking a range of Cornish produce.  Sells its own meat which is wonderful.  Well worth a visit just to look around the place.  We stock up wioth their goodies when we are in that direction

Truro Farmers Market - Every Saturday on Lemon Quay in Truro, where local producers sell there goods ranging fom meat and fish to honey, cheese and fruit and vegetables

Boddingtons Berries (Mevagissey) - We source all our preserves from here: strawberry jam, raspberry jam, blackberry jam and marmalade. Well worh a visit to watch thejam making process

 

Information on Cornwall, what's on, where to stay, good food guides etc.

Visit Cornwall - a comprehensive website listing things to do, places to stay, what's on etc

King Harrys Cornwall - a comprehensive website focussed on the Falmouth, Truro and Roseland showing what's on, places to stay etc

A Cornish River - a useful website for accommodation in the Falmouth and Roseland area

Inside Cornwall - a monthly publication showing full of interesting articles on Cornwall.  Has a very useful pull-out section sumarising what's on in Cornwall

Eat Out In Cornwall - an independent guide to Cornwall's restaurants

Golf In Cornwall - a good website describing all of Cornwall's 39 gold courses

Cornwall Beach Guide - filled with useful information about all of Cornwall's beaches

 

Entertainment venues

Hall for Cornwall - Our main venue for everything from opera and ballet to rock concerts and west end theatre productions

The Eden Project - A magical venue for open air concerts in the summer.  Everyone from Oasis to KT Tunstall has played at Eden

Minack Theatre - Fantastic open air theatre perched on cliffs above Porthcurno beach

 

Sailing, kayaking and days out on the water

Mylor Sailing School -boat hire and tuition available

Loe Beach Watersports -boat hire and tuition available

Roseland Paddle and Sail - boat and kayak hire and tuition

Cornwall Power Cruises - does what it says in the wrapper!  Available for private charter, a huge power boat

Orca Sea Safaris - a great 2-3 hours in a rib to explore the coastal wildlife, birds and if you're lucky, dolphins, basking sharks and seals

St Mawes Kayaks - take half a day and paddle at leisure up the Fal estury

Enterprise Boats - board and take a cruise form Falmouth - Truro

Fal River Links - stops at a number of places up the Fal estury for you to explore

Extreme Academy - at Watergate Bay does everything from surfing to parasailing and everything else in between!  Not for the faint hearted.

 

Pubs and restaurants

The Roseland Inn - our local and a favourite of ours.  Serves a mixture of sea food specials and meats.  Vegetarian food always available

The Victory Inn - a lovely pub/restaurant tucked up a side street in St Mawes

The Rising Sun - has a good reputation for fish and chips and crab sandwiches

The Tresanton - classic food, impecable service, great wine menu.  One for special occasions.  Great views over the Fal estuary towards St Anthony's lighthouse

The Kings Head - one of our favourites for good quality food.  Always plenty of seafood specials.  House signature dish is duck in pepper sauce.

The Plume of Feathers - a great venue for traditional pub grub

The Quarterdeck - views to die for and food that matches it.  High quality food and great service.  For special occasions.

Austell's - great restaurant in Carlyon Bay. Has 2 AA rosettes for fine dining.

The Lugger - lovely food, superb location in Portloe.  In Johansenn's Hip Hotels guide

Tabb's - stunning food in the centre of Truro

Indaba Fish - great new arrival serving fish in Truro's centre, close to Lemon Quay.  Does pre-theatre menus of you're going to the Hall for Cornwall

The Pandora Inn - great location and fine bar food

Trengilly Wartha Inn - super location with equally matched bar food

The Smugglers Inn - ideal venue for a pasty or a cream tea on the Fal.  Lots of D-Day memorabilia close by.  Eccentric service adds to the enjoyment!

Fifteen Cornwall - Jamie Oliver's cornish restaurant.  Great food, super value lunch menus overlooking Watergate Bay

The Seafood Restaurant - Rick Stein's restaurant on Padstow.  Superb fish with prices to match

The Alba Restaurant - one of St Ives' finest fish restaurants occupying the former lifeboat station 

The Porthminster Beach Cafe - another great venue in St Ives.  Overlooks Porthminster Beach and serves fantastic food at a fair price.  Bottles of wine served in beach buckets!

 

Cycling

The Cornish Way - overview map

The Clay Trails - Bugle, Wheal Martyn, Par Beach, Eden Project

The Coast and Clay Trail - Truro to Bodmin via St Austell

The Engine House Trail - Hayle to Truro

The First and Last Trail - Penzance, Marazion, Hayle, West Penwith villages

The Mineral Tramways Trail - Devoran to Portreath

The North Cornwall Trail - Bodmin to Devon via Bude

The St Pirans Trail - Truro to Bodmin via Newquay

The Camel Trail - Padstow to Bodmin via Wadebride

Bissoe Bike Hire - Just south of Truro and closest to us

Bridge Cycle Hire - Good company, based in Wadebridge

 

Walks

Daily Telegraph - ariticle about walking on The Roseland

Best Walks - Offer discounted books for walking holidays

Ramblers Asociation

 

Visitor Attractions

St Mawes and Pendennis Castles

Lanhydrock House

Godolphin House

St Michael's Mount

Trewithen Gardens

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Trelissick Gardens

Trebah Gardens

Glendurgan Gardens

The Eden Project

The National Maritime Museum at Falmouth

The Royal Cornwall Museum

Barbara Hepworth Museum

Tate Gallery at St Ives  

Local Galleries

Minack Theatre

 

Being Green

Visit Britain Green Code of Conduct

COAST - we are a member of COAST

Green Tourism Business Scheme - we are a Gold Award Winning Member of the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

 

Transport

First Great Western Railways

Cornwall Bus Timetable

Fal River Links

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