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Cottages St. Mawes, Cornwall Your Home Away From Home

If your idea of a perfect getaway is a tranquil, sleepy village that is full of charm then a St. Mawes holiday is a great choice for you. Located on the coast in the county of Cornwall, the small town of St. Mawes is perfect for relaxation and resting. There are a number of activities and attractions in the surrounding area if you are feeling adventurous and can bear to leave the comfort of your St. Mawes holiday rental house.

Things to Do on Holiday in St. Mawes, Cornwall

Although a relatively small location, a St. Mawes holiday has a lot to offer visitors in terms of outdoor activities. There are two beaches to be found in the village, one on either side of the castle. These sandy beaches are a great location for a spot of sunbathing, swimming or fishing. There is also a sailing club in the village as well as some tennis courts. Other activities available in the immediate area include golf, walking, cycling and horse riding.

There is the historic St. Mawes Castle to be visited which lies majestically on the coastline. Built as a fortress by King Henry VIII to defend against invasion on the South Coast, St. Mawes Castle and its larger sister, Pendennis Castle, near Falmouth, are well preserved and worth a visit whilst on a St. Mawes holiday.

Places to Visit on Holiday in St. Mawes, Cornwall

Just a 5 minute journey to the north of St. Mawes is the interesting and unspoilt village of St. Just in Roseland. Here visitors will find a renowned 13th century church with beautiful gardens to take a stroll through. The gardens are home to many subtropical plants and trees, many of which are a rarity in England – the perfect day out for budding botanists or nature lovers.

Continuing north for approximately half an hour, visitors will come to the town of St. Austell. Famed for its china clay industry in the 19th century, today's visitors can learn all about this interesting industry by visiting the Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum. Also on the outskirts of the town is The Eden Project, essentially a very large greenhouse that is home to a range of wonderful plants, trees and lizards from all over the world.

Weather in St. Mawes, Cornwall

Visitors on a St. Mawes holiday will be glad to hear that they are on what is known as the “Riviera Coast”, which means that they can enjoy brilliant summers and very mild winters. May is usually the sunniest month with July and August being the warmest. Visitors who have a St. Mawes holiday rental house will find that the average daytime temperature during the summer is 19°C. During the colder months of November and December, the temperature drops to around 9°C during the day but rarely falls below 0°C. There is just under 2 inches of rainfall during the warmer months but there can be a number of thunderstorms during the evening thanks to them drifting over from France.

Travel to St. Mawes, Cornwall

Travellers wishing to start a St. Mawes holiday can land at Newquay Airport (NQY), which is just under an hour's journey from the town or Plymouth Airport (PLH), which is under an hour and a half away. Air operators that offer cheap flights to the area include BMIbaby, Flybe, Jet2com and Air Southwest. Travellers can depart from various UK airports such as Glasgow (GLA), Newcastle (NCL), Belfast (BFS), Gatwick (LGW) and Leeds (LBA).

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Simply Beautiful

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                                                                                                      A beautiful house in the heart of St Mawes, fantastic sea views and ideal location for walking coastal paths. Coppers was very comfortable, clean, warm and has everything you could possibly need for a relaxing holiday.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Lovely, well positioned apartment. Would definitely re-visit

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Had a most enjoyable 5 days in Harbour Retreat with our friends. Very clean, comfortable and well equipped. Nice touch to provide a welcoming cream tea - yummy. Also so pleased they allowed well behaved dogs - huge bonus. Convenient situation in the village - near to shops, pubs and restaurants. Have been visiting St Mawes for over 50 years and this was one of the nicest apartments we have rented. Would definitely book again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      A Gem

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                                                                                                      Bosun's is a gem in St Mawes, ideally placed, very clean and comfortable. We would certainly come here again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016