The Idle Rocks and St Mawes Hotel in the top 30 Best Places to Work in Hospitality 2018

Congratulations to our team who not only provide an award-winning service to our guests but, thanks to their continued dedication, The Idle Rocks and St Mawes Hotel have just been acknowledged as one of the top 30 Best Places to...

A Romantic Winter Getaway

We all know that summer in Cornwall is a perfect location for a holiday, well known for its beaches, sailing and wonderful food. The winter season here in south Cornwall offers the chance to feel the real romance of the...

St Just in Roseland Circular Walk

One of our most favourite walks from the hotel, and St Mawes is the circular walk to St Just in Roseland, which can be enjoyed through the seasons.  It is 3 and half miles and takes about 2-3 hours to...

St Anthony’s Head Coastal Walk

  We are so lucky to have the amazing South West Coast Path on our doorstep. One of our favourite walks is a circular walk from Place, taking in the beautiful St Anthony's Head and  lighthouse. During the peak season...

Mashua – A Pre-Incan Relic to Satisfy Your Taste Buds!

This month saw Head Chef, Guy Owen taking one of Heligan’s and indeed one of the worlds, lesser-known tuberous vegetables to London for an exclusive fine dining evening, at the prestigious Relais & Chateaux Headquarters in London. Mashua - Tropaeolum...

Storm in our Tea-Cups

  At 06.20am on Monday 3rd April, 2016, we had a nasty shock as the Atlantic crashed over the terrace, through our restaurant windows and doors and swept through the hotel. No-one was hurt, and although spirits were somewhat dampened,...

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