Boating

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...
fishing boat sailing past The Idle Rocks Hotel

Fishing for Supper

Set sail with friendly, local skipper James Brown, on board his traditional fishing boat, the Madeline Rose, for a 2...
Blue boat with red sails

Hire a Cornish Shrimper

Cornish Shrimpers are modern, two berth, classic craft with a traditional feel – gaff-rigged. Sailing experience is required and the...
view of a blue boat from the terrace at The Idle Rocks Hotel, St Mawes,

Ferries & Water Taxis

Place Ferry From St Mawes you can pick up the Place Ferry that will take you over the water to...
a rib boat on the blue sea

Hire a RIB

RYA Powerboat Level 2 is required for the hire of RIBS. Falmouth-based Southwest Powerboating run courses and also have charter...
a motor boat cruising the cornish coast

Hire a Motor Boat

Fish & Trips in St Mawes has a small fleet of easy to handle motor boats, ideal for family adventures...
Rib Trips in St Mawes, Cornwall

RIB Rides

If you’d like to get onto the water for an exhilarating whizz around, the 35 minute RIB trip could be...
a lady diving into the water

Wild Swimming

The gentle rolling countryside of the Roseland Peninsula is bordered by long, sandy beaches and calm blue water – the...
2 people in a small sailing dinghy

Hire a Sailing Dinghy

Our own St Mawes One Design sailing dinghy, Osprey, can be privately hired by experienced sailors.

Sailing Tuition

St Mawes is a sailors paradise, so if you fancy learning the ropes (literally), guests can book sailing tuition with...
the lazy lady, a motorboat on the sea

Charter the Lazy Lady

Charter "Lazy Lady", the hotels luxurious motor yacht, for a fully catered personalised day out for you and up to...
2 people in 2 kayaks

Kayaking the Coastline

Kayaking is a perfect way to explore the picturesque creeks and hidden beaches of the Roseland peninsula, a designated Area...

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.
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Tables can be reserved online or you can call us on 01326 270 270 or eat@idlerocks.com

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