Situated on the Harbour means we have access to all the water activities you could dream of. Kayaking, Windsurfing, Sailing, Powerboating, Stand Up Paddling or even just an exploratory Ramble or a spot of Wild Swimming. Our team can advise and book your activities. All you need to do is decide what to do today!

The exteriors of Tate St Ives

The Tate St Ives

Cornwall has always been renowned for art (it’s the light!) with the famous Tate Modern in St Ives being just...
sailing yacht in full sail in the ocean

Charter a Sailing Yacht

A trip to St Mawes wouldn't be complete without a day aboard a yacht! "Eve" is a classic sailing yacht...
a fishing boat by The Idle Rocks

Fishing for Supper

Set sail with friendly, local skipper James Brown, on board his traditional fishing boat, the Madeline Rose, for a 2...
st mawes castle

St Mawes Castle

Our local castle just a 10 minute walk away, is among the best-preserved of Henry VIII’s coastal artillery fortresses, and...
lamorran gardens with bird sculpture

Lamorran Gardens

The gardens are a ten minute walk from The Idle Rocks and are open on Wednesdays and Fridays, 10am to...
old boat with red sails at st mawes

Hire a Cornish Shrimper

Cornish Shrimpers are modern, two berth, classic craft with a traditional feel – gaff-rigged. Sailing experience is required and the...
St Just in Roseland Church

St. Just in Roseland Church

Described as ‘the most beautiful churchyard in England’ the gardens of St Just in Roseland are a delight. Being one...
feet in the sea on the beach

Beach Days

The idyllic Summer’s Beach and Tavern Beach area within a short walk of The Idle Rocks. A range of other...
Falmouth Maritime museum

Falmouth Maritime Museum

If you love maritime history, Cornish history and all things nautical, then the Falmouth Maritime Museum is not to be...
The Eden Project - biomes

The Eden Project

Undoubtedly, one of Cornwall’s most famous attractions is the the Eden Project near St Austell that offers a great day...

Our Booking Options

Book your stay at The St Mawes Hotel online, reserve your restaurant table with us direct or why not have a look at our beautiful sister Hotel, The Idle Rocks.
bedroom at St Mawes Hotel with view
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Rooms can be reserved online or you can call us on 01326 270 270 or email info@stmaweshotel.com

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Tables in the Upper Deck can be reserved online or you can call us on 01326 270 270

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The Idle Rocks from the air
The Idle Rocks

Discover our luxurious rooms and award winning restaurant, at our sister hotel, The Idle Rocks

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