Boutique cottage on the Roseland Peninsula



Fuchsia Cottage

Fuchsia Cottage is a traditional Cornish Fisherman’s Cottage that has been sympathetically modernised over the years, making it very cosy and welcoming. It is the perfect place to getaway from it all and relax.

A few minutes walk away is St Mawes, an idyllic Cornish village with all sorts of activities, places of interest, fantastic scenery, restaurants and shops.


You enter the cottage into a hallway and then into the sitting room which has a TV and fire place, with plenty of comfortable seating. The kitchen is modern and well equipped, with a range of new modern fitted units, electric oven & hob, dishwasher and fridge (there is a separate freezer and microwave are in the pantry). The bathroom is located downstairs with a bath and hand held shower.

The small rear patio is the perfect place to unwind with a glass of wine in the evening.

Main features

3 Guests, 2 bedrooms, linen & towels provided.

Washing machine, fridge and freezer

Electric oven & hob, microwave & dishwasher

WiFi, TV’s, Sonos sound system

Parking for 1 medium sized car

Dog friendly

Things to do 

The Roseland Peninsula is a district of West Cornwall, laden with quiet beaches, beautiful scenery and award winning restaurants. St Mawes is a small town opposite Falmouth and remains unspoilt and uncrowded with a traditional Cornish heart. Wonky cottages tumble down steep, narrow streets to the small, waterfront harbour where fishing boats bob at their moorings, ensuring a blissful break away from everyday life.

St Mawes Castle

Built between 1539 and 1545, St. Mawes Castle is among the best-preserved of Henry VIII’s coastal artillery fortresses, and the most elaborately decorated of them all.


Classic River Trips

A trip on an Enterprise boat offers a great chance to relax while enjoying the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a stunning unspoilt landscape.


The National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Bringing rare objects from around the world to Cornwall giving a new and diverse perspectives to maritime issues and highlighting their relevance to the present day.


Lamorran Gardens

Lamorran is a subtropical, Italianate inspired garden on the Roseland peninsula with an eclectic and unusual range of plants from all over the world.


St Mawes Ferry

The magical route connects St Mawes on the Roseland Peninsula with the bustling maritime port of Falmouth steeped in history and heritage.


The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Heligan’s historic gardens were unknown and lost to the brambles. but have now been put back where they belong: in pride of place among the finest gardens in England.


Lands End

The beautiful scenery of Land’s End has made it one of Britain’s favourite destinations. Make food part of your adventure or visit the The West Country Shopping Village.


St Ives

Wander through the maze of narrow cobbled streets, independent shops and fisherman’s cottages of this  picturesque fishing harbour and seaside town


Minack Theatre

Cornwall’s world famous open-air theatre, carved into the granite cliff and set in glorious gardens overlooking the spectacular panorama of Porthcurno Bay


Where to eat

The Hidden Hut

Freshly-made lunches and refreshments


The Idle Rocks

Refined, imaginative, with French & Asian influences.


Hotel Tresanton

Served in the hotel or on the terrace.



Stonebaked pizzas served on hand-thrown doughs.



St Anthony Head Walk

The route passes around St Anthony Head – the tip of the Roseland peninsula, passing the fort and lighthouse featured in Fraggle Rock. Follow the coast into Carrick Roads past the sandy beaches of Molunan to Carricknath Point then follow the creeks of the Percuil River opposite St Mawes.


St Mawes to St Just in Roseland

From St Mawes Castle the walk take the harbour-front road and head to Polvarth. Follow a footpath up the Percuil River to the bluebell woods of Bosloggas and along the National Trust permissive path through the fields of Tregear Vean to St Just and the side of St Just Creek.


General Stores

As with any local convenience store, they are a bit more expensive than the big supermarkets, but you will find virtually everything you need locally. Most large Supermarkets offer a delivery service, including Ocado, Tesco and Sainsbury’s.


All you would expect from a small supermarket.
Open from 7am to 10pm daily

Mr Scorse

A selection of seasonal deli produce, along with a curated range of wines, small batch spirits, craft beers from near and far afield.
Monday to Saturday: 9am to 7pm, Sunday: 10am – 6pm

Local Produce


St Mawes Butchers

Just up the lane behind Millers Estate Agents by the Harbour. Normally only open until about 3pm and earlier at weekends, so make sure you get there first thing.

Andy Day

In Portscatho also has an excellent butchers. Again, not normally open that late in the day, so try to visit first thing.

Humfrey’s Farm Shop

On the main road north of Tregony has a butchers cabin alongside with limited opening hours.

Great Gargus Farm

Can sell you a whole or half grass fed organic lamb, butchered to your requirements but you need to order in advance. Telephone 01872 530274.

Lobbs Farm Shop

Close to the Lost Gardens of Heligan and have a good range of local meat should you be in the area.


Do be aware that fish supplies will be dependent on the weather!

St Mawes Fish Shop is

Right on the quay at St Mawes. Fresh fish is caught by a local boat. If the cabin is not open, you can all Angie Green on 07792 220821 and she will certainly be able to help you.

Curgurrel Farm

A little shop which is signposted just off the main road by Trewithian at Rosevine. They will supply you with local crabs, lobsters and scallops plus locally caught fish. 01872 580243.


In Portscatho and always has a small selection of fresh fish and seafood

Atlantis Smoked Fish

On the main A390 Truro to St Austell road at Grampound has the best locally smoked fish. Try their kiln smoked Salmon, absolutely delicious!


Adrian & Tom Glanville’s

Stall in St Just is just local legend! Although it does not tend to be stocked in high season, at other times, expect to see wonderful varieties of cauliflower, local swede, kale, sprouting broccoli and much more. There is an honesty box so please don’t abuse their trust!

Humphrey’s Farm Shop

As above, has a superb selection of locally grown vegetables

The Blue Carrot

A delightful little vegetable garden with a superb range of vegetables that will be cut or dug to order! Just north of Gerrans at the junction with the Polhendra & Lanhay Road, but be careful because it is a narrow farm entrance.

Roseland Inn Farm Shop

Small selection of fresh, seasonal fruit and vegetables Open 11am-3pm daily and the shop is next door to the Roseland Inn at Philleigh.


Fresh free range farm eggs including duck, quail and goose eggs, are available from Lisa Osborn’s stall at Treverris Farm on the King Harry Ferry road north of the Turnaware turning from St Just. Again, there is an honesty box.


The Post Office in St Mawes and Ralph’s in Portscatho sell newspapers.

Cash Machines

There is a cash point outside the Barclays Bank in St Mawes and both the Post Offices in St Mawes and Portscatho with provide cash facilities. The Co-op will give cash back with purchases over £ 10. There is also a cash machine inside the Victory Inn, St Mawes or Ralph’s in Portscatho.

Town Shopping

Truro is the nearest and has the best shopping in Cornwall. It really is a beautiful city, worth a few hours to explore, but if it is a rainy day, make sure that you get there early.


The farmers market is in Truro every Wednesday and Saturday mornings.

Carnon Downs Local Produce Market

(just across the King Harry Ferry), Village Hall, mornings of last Saturday of every month

Grampound Produce Market

Village Hall, mornings of fourth Saturday every month.

Grampound Road Village Market

Village Hall, mornings of third Saturday of every month.

Ladock Farmers Market

Village Hall, mornings of first Saturday of every month.