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 the most elaborately decorated of them all.

One of a chain of forts built between 1539 and 1545 to counter an invasion threat from Catholic France and Spain. The castle is a ten minute walk from The Idle Rocks and is open throughout the year.

Our Booking Options

Book your stay with Idle Rocks online, reserve your restaurant table with us direct or why not have a look at our beautiful partner Hotel, The St Mawes Hotel.
Seaview Rooms - a wide view of Room 8 with grey, white and orange at The Idle Rocks Hotel
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You can book online or contact us directly to book. Call 01326 270 270 or email stay@stmawes.com

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Fine Dining in St Mawes, on the Roseland Peninsula, Cornwall
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Tables can be reserved by calling us on 01326 270 270 or emailing: eat@idlerocks.com

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St Mawes Hotel balcony
St Mawes Hotel

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3 Reasons to
Book Direct

1
Best Rate Guarantee
Our best rates are always available directly and you will not find a cheaper price on any comparison websites.
2
Room Availability
We only offer a selection of our rooms on comparison websites, book direct for our full choice of room types.
3
Exclusive Offers
Rewarding loyalty is what we do best, if there’s an exclusive offer or limited treat you will find it here first.