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Summer Water Activity Break

Join us in St Mawes for an exciting activity break on the water.  St Mawes is one of the best places in Cornwall to get active on the water. With beautiful scenery and the crystal clear, sheltered waters of the Percuil River and creeks. The more adventurous can explore St. Anthony’s Head and Molunan Beach or head north for picturesque St. Just in Roseland, with its stunning 13th century church.

You will see many species of birds and other wildlife, whilst enjoying the peace and tranquillity of this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

From now until 30th September 2017, guests can book a bed and breakfast break and add various water sport activities as below:

Sailing Osprey
St Mawes has some of Cornwall’s best boating activities.  Guests can book sailing tuition with our local sailing expert on our St Mawes One Design sailing dinghy, Osprey.  All levels of ability are catered for.  Children’s lessons, from aged 6 years, can also be arranged at the local sailing school.
Half day sailing tuition for two £110, for one £80
Osprey can also be privately hired by experienced sailors please enquire.

Paddle Boarding
Stand up Paddle Boarding (SUP) has in recent years seen a massive resurgence.  If you would like to learn how, St Mawes is the ideal location.  Sheltered waters make getting the hang of standing up and paddling a little easier.  If you are an experienced paddler, you can hire a board and go out on your own.  
Paddle Boarding Taster Session 1.5 hours £30
Private 1 to 1 Tuition from £45 per hour
Paddle board Hire Half Day £30 or Full Day £40

Why not hire a kayak and explore the beautiful scenery and crystal clear waters of the rivers and creeks near St Mawes. Explore St. Anthony’s Head and the lighthouse or head north for picturesque St Just in Roseland, stop off on the way back for a picnic on a secluded beach or cove.
Half Day Kayak Hire Single £20, Double £30
Full Day Kayak Hire Single £35, Double £45

Wild Swimming
The gentle rolling countryside of the Roseland Peninsula is bordered by long, sandy beaches and calm blue water – the perfect setting for a wild swim.  The guided Wild Swimming routes pass secluded sandy beaches and rocky outcrops, and offer both a sense of adventure and relaxed escapism.
Guided Wild Swimming from £30 per person

Set sail with friendly, local skipper James Brown, on board his traditional fishing boat, the Madeline Rose, for a 2 or 3 hour mackerel fishing trip or a half or full day fishing charter.   The waters in this area are excellent for mackerel, bass, pollock and cod.  If you catch well, our Chef will gladly cook it for your supper.
2 hour mackerel fishing trip £20 per adult
3 hour mackerel fishing trip £25 per adult
Half day charter £180, Full day charter £320

Fal River Ferries and Water Taxis
From St Mawes you can pick up the Place Ferry, the St Mawes Ferry or an Enterprise boat which will take you across the waters to Place, Falmouth, Trelissick and Truro. With regular sailings throughout the day, it’s a great way to explore the area.  Water Taxis are also available to take you out for lunch or to a secluded cove for the day.
Prices from £6.30 return to Place
Prices from £9 return to Falmouth 

Rib Rides
If you’d like to get onto the water for an exhilarating whizz around, the 35 minute RIB trip could be the answer.  You will see a wonderful view of St. Mawes as you proceed out of the harbour. After which they will open the throttle for a blast towards St. Anthony’s Head and then west towards Falmouth beaches or inland up the Carrick Roads.
35 Minute Rib Ride Trip for up to four guests £55, for up to 8 guests £70

Bed and Breakfast
Enjoy a relaxing stay in one of our comfortable bedrooms, choose from a Sea View room overlooking the harbour, a Falmouth Room with water views or a cosy Village Room.  Optional dinner is available on our Upper or Lower Deck Restaurant. Why not unwind after your activities with a drink on our balcony watching the world go by.
June & September from £170-£290 per night per room
July & August from £195-£290 per night per room

We can assist you in booking the water sports activities but payment for this is made directly with the provider.

For more information or to make a reservation please call +44(0)1326 270 170 or email