Self Catering Roseland Peninsula

Roseland Peninsula

Roseland Peninsula – The must visit jewel of Cornwall

Perhaps, no holiday in Cornwall would be complete without enjoying the many attractions that the Roseland Peninsula has to offer. In fact, you can spend your entire holiday in this beautiful peninsula located in the southern-central area of Cornwall. Who’d believe this exotic getaway, is a mere 17 kms in length from the tip of St. Anthony’s Head to the ‘Gateway of the Roseland’ Tregony and just 5 kms at its widest point, from the Veryan Bay to the King Harry Ferry. The reason why Cornwall’s Roseland Peninsula is such an alluring holiday destination is because of its Mediterranean-like, warm climate. This climatic condition supports a wide variety of flora and fauna, which can also be seen in the beautiful private and public gardens throughout the Roseland Peninsula.

Despite its small geographic size, the Roseland Peninsula packs a lot of places to see and things to do for the entire family and is also an exclusive and ideal honeymoon holiday spot. Like the rest of Cornwall, the Roseland Peninsula, has more than adequate accommodation for every holiday makers budget. Apart from nine ideally located and well equipped hotels, accommodation can also be found in the vast range of apartments, houses and self catering cottages. For holiday makers looking for a quiet and relaxed holiday, the Roseland Peninsula also has budget-priced accommodation away from the bustle of villages. There are also three popular pubs - and the only ones on the Roseland Peninsula that offer accommodation – the Victory Inn and the Rising Sun in St. Mawes and the New Inn Veryan.

For the more adventurous and energetic holiday maker, the southern coast of the Roseland Peninsula is best explored by foot. The best route to follow is along the Southwest coast path from Portholland on the edge of the Roseland Peninsula. This route leads all the way south to St. Anthony’s Head from where a small foot ferry takes holiday makers to St. Mawes. From here, trekkers can traverse a path all the way to Cornwalls Lands End.

For art and culture lovers, the picturesque fishing village of Portscatho, on the Roseland Peninsula, is a secluded haven for artists with its many art galleries. There is also a wide choice of self catering accommodation easily accessible from the village, many of which offer spectacular seascapes. Also stunning is the panoramic view from the harbour towards Porthcurnick Beach. Portloe - although a lot smaller that St. Mawes – is another extremely popular place on the Roseland Peninsula for tourists. It has a hotel (the Lugger) for accommodation and just one pub. While there, holiday makers can enjoy exploring the beautiful Cornish countryside to keep busy.

The Roseland Peninsula has earned the title ‘The Jewel of Cornwall’ and is truly deserving of this accolade. With its wide variety of accommodation, sailing clubs, beautiful beaches, anchorages, boatyards, spectacular Cornish countryside, rare species of flora and fauna, it is certainly the dream holiday destination for just about anybody. For the sea sports enthusiasts, Roseland Peninsula is also a great holiday place for wind surfing, kayaking, water skiing, boat sailing and a lot more. For your next holiday, consider the Roseland Peninsula. Chances are … you will have found the destination of your dreams.