The Roseland Peninsula
Falmouth, South Cornwall

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Cornish Round Houses
Roseland Peninsula

The Roseland Peninsula is situated on the tranquil east coast of Cornwall and is undoubtedly one of the prettiest areas to explore. The peninsula has numerous picturesque coves and inlets just waiting to be discovered. The temperate climate ensures that the cliff tops are covered in colourful flora and fauna for most of the year. All along the coastline small villages and hamlets nestle down amidst the rugged granite cliffs, their stunning golden beaches are perfect for beach combers and walkers.

There are superb walks along the top of the cliffs with many coastal paths leading down to beautiful secluded and unspoiled bays. The clean, clear waters around the peninsula are perfect for swimming, snorkelling and a variety of water sports, and on sunny days colourful sail boats and surf boards fill the bays. In the villages there are traditional picture book cottages, delightful tea rooms and welcoming pubs to enjoy.

The village of Veryan to the north of the area has some very interesting and unique 19th century round cottages amongst its pretty architecture. Fishing is excellent around the peninsula and not least from Kiberick Cove, which is a small, secluded and sandy bay. This hidden gem is a tranquil haven for fishermen and makes the perfect hideaway for a relaxing days sea angling.

Just down the coast the long sandy beaches of Pendower and Carne combine to form the perfect location for a traditional beach holiday. The broad sweep of safe golden sands and ample beach side parking offer every convenience for visitors. Creek Stephen is a small well sheltered inlet where the waters are crystal clear and sea life is abundant, creating an absolute paradise for snorkelling enthusiasts. St Just is a very picturesque village on the west side of the peninsula, and with a stunning church and its own small boat yard is well worth a visit. Towan beach has interesting...

 

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