Our Five Favourite Roseland Beaches

Oh how lucky are we, that we have so many beaches to choose from- all within twenty minutes of Roundhouse Barns. They are all a little bit different so here goes… Porthcurnick Beach Beautiful sandy beach, perfect for paddling, swimming, plenty of rock pools at the edge to investigate or you can just lie on the beach and people watch. …

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 top five reasons for enjoying autumn in Cornwall… 1. Summer …

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 our favourite pop up eateries are back out for the …

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 few days or a week to get away from home …

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 …

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 …