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 things to do in September: On the 9th to the …

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 tea and the sun on their patio whilst she took …

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, together with imaginative planting that covers all sides of the …

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 in Chandlers Cafe outside area or watch from the harbour …

£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 – July 15 | £745 for the week – Discover The Carthouse… …

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 them on a coastal path walk in April earlier this …

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 excellent wines. Our most famous is Camel Valley, near Bodmin,  …

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 least 40 different gardens to visit! So here are just …

20 things to try when you visit Roundhouse Barns

There are very few guarantees in life. But there’s three things we can guarantee when it comes to a holiday at Roundhouse Barns… You’ll be able to relax and unwind in one of our lovely cottages, you’ll get a warm Cornish welcome and you won’t be stuck to find things to do. The Roseland and surrounding areas are some of …

Escape to Cornwall this Spring

Finally, after what has felt like months of darkness, 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 being earlier this year, we’ve got plenty of space in April for the perfect spring break on the Roseland Peninsula. Let’s be honest, Cornwall is a great place …