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Spring has arrived in Cornwall!

Finally, the evenings are gradually getting lighter again, which can only mean one thing…spring is just around the corner. And what’s more, with Easter at the end of March this year, we’ve got plenty of space in March and April for the perfect spring break on the Roseland Peninsula. Let’s… Read more

February Gardens in Cornwall

  Cornwall’s gardens are bursting into life with spring flowers and shrubs. Look out for swathes of golden daffodils, snowdrops, glossy leaved camellias, the first of the rhododendrons and azaleas and the glory that is a magnolia tree coming into flower. Here are our favourite gardens to visit in February…. Read more


Five reasons why you should stay in Cornwall this Autumn

There is a magic in Cornwall in autumn as everything is relaxing and changing all at once; the colours, the sea, the landscape and the trees gently losing their leaves. It is a time of change and letting go….what better time to come to relax and unwind? Here are our… Read more

Autumn 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 good throughout October as well. There is still plenty to do, it’s… Read more


Glorious Sunshine in April

Well, what amazing weather we’ve been having for April – no sign of those pesky April showers! The Roseland has well and truly woken up to spring – there are lambs in the fields, camellias flowering along with primroses and violets – even the bluebells are coming through now. All… Read more

Happy New Year Newsletter 2017

For many years we’ve posted out an annual newsletter to our guests, where we look back on the year gone by and look forward to the year ahead. This year, we’ve gone digital! So if you’d like to find out what we’ve been up to and what’s in store for… Read more


VisitEngland ROSE Award for Roundhouse Barn Holidays

We’re delighted to announce we’ve received a ROSE Award from VisitEngland! ROSE stands for Recognition of Service Excellence and the awards are designed to showcase those establishments that provide the warmest of welcomes; places where the owners really know how to delight their customers, irrespective of their star rating, style… Read more

November, relax and unwind on the Roseland

We are lucky to have several regular guests who stay with us every November – why you might ask? Good weather can’t be guaranteed and some of the attractions and gardens do close for the winter. Well we can let you into their secret! It’s just lovely to take a… Read more


Our favourite things to do in September

The summer crowds are gone in September which gives  visitors the chance to explore a calmer Cornwall and visit popular places with less people. You could visit the foodie destination of Padstow or the cultural haven of St Ives, both around 45 mins drive from us. Here are our favourite… Read more

A Sunny Summer Weekend

It’ s been a busy weekend at Roundhouse Barns but we have still managed to find some time to enjoy the glorious sunshine. It was a busy day Friday with changeovers in all three cottages and the B&B, so finally at 5.00pm Barbara left our B&B guests enjoying their cream… Read more


August Gardens in Cornwall

Many people think that Cornwall’s gardens are at their best in spring and whilst this is true for some, there is still plenty to see and do in the summer months, here are our top tips for August! EDEN PROJECT Eden is a dramatic global garden housed in tropical biomes,… Read more

August Adventures!

August sees regatta season in full swing across The Roseland and whilst you may not want to compete yourself, it’s lovely to watch everyone else doing all the work! St Mawes Carnival is the first week in August with plenty going on – for the easy option just settle yourself… Read more


£100 off the remaining weeks in July

We only have two weeks still available for a stay at Roundhouse Barns this July and there is now £100 off both of them. Our late availability is as follows: Cockle Cottage from July 1 – July 8 | £845 for the week – Discover Cockle Cottage… The Carthouse from July 8 –… Read more

The Land of Poldark

So you may have to wait until September for the next series of Poldark to be shown, but if you come and stay with us at Roundhouse Barns you’re at least within easy reach of visiting some of those fabulous locations! We hope you like the pictures – we took… Read more


Celebrate English Wine Week with Cornish Wines

It’s English Wine Week  28th May to the 5th June 2016. Vineyards across the country will also be opening their doors to welcome visitors, offering tours, tastings and special offers. While we’re not yet quite on the scale of Tuscany there are a growing number of wineries in Cornwall selling… Read more

Spring into Cornwall’s Gardens

Enjoying the warmth of the Gulf Stream, the magical gardens in Cornwall are home to a wealth of exciting, rare and beautiful plants and trees. From wild woodland to neatly manicured lawns, from the small and unusual to large and famous. Off the top of our heads we easily came up with at… Read more