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 …

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 …

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,  …

Christmas and New Year on the Roseland

First things first – food of course! (there is a bit of a theme to our blogs lately..) If you do want to eat out on Christmas Day you definitely need to book in advance – our top tip is The Rosevine – a small boutique hotel, let their chef cook you a 3 course traditional Christmas lunch with stunning …

Foodie Heaven at Roundhouse Barns

So your holiday is booked, if you are anything like us your next thought will be what are we going to eat? So, if you do intend to cook a few meals during your stay here are our shopping suggestions: Think about putting in a food order with The Cornish Food Market – locally sourced meat, fish, veg, artisan bread, …

Romance at Roundhouse Barns

It’s no surprise to us that Cornwall has yet again been voted Britain’s most romantic holiday destination. Cornwall captures the heart of everybody that visits and ignites a passionate love affair that lasts a lifetime. So head to one of these romantic spots if you are planning a proposal, celebrating an anniversary, booking a honeymoon or just want some time …

Things to do on the Roseland in July

The Cornish love a bit of a summer fete, flower show, carnival or even a sports day and The Season definitely starts in July! The National Trust are having a Big Beach Picnic at Towan Beach on the 4th July and the following day Gerrans residents are opening their gardens for charity – always great for a good look around …

Best Restaurants to Visit in Cornwall

Eating out in Cornwall is a true treat and we’ve picked out some of the best restaurants for you to enjoy. Ever since Rick Stein opened his first seafood restaurant in Cornwall 40 (yes that’s 40!) years ago, the food in Cornwall has just got better and better. Here are just a few of our favourite restaurants: Porthminster Beach Cafe, …

Our Five Favourite Cafes on the Roseland

One of the things that makes the Roseland in Cornwall so special are these quirky, individual cafes that have established themselves on or near to our favourite beaches: Melinsey Mill  Tucked away in a valley between Roundhouse Barns and Veryan. There is a beautiful walk along the stream, from behind Pendower Beach. Walk  through Lower Mill and up the hill …