St Mawes has, or is close to, a number of activities, attractions and shops as well as delis and cafes to peruse and snack in. The St Mawes Ferry can take you over to Falmouth for a greater number of shops and eateries. The passenger ferry takes just 20 mins and the town of Falmouth has a lot to offer. Back on the Roseland, Portscatho, Tregony and other smaller villages also have some lovely shops and cafes. Of course the large towns of St Austell and Truro are also just half an hour away if you need a serious shopping trip!
Cafes & Delis
A small range of cafes and delis but ones that offer great produce and value for money. The St Mawes bakery offers freshly baked breads, pastries and pasties every day, and Cafe Chandlers provides a cosy environment to enjoy your morning latte.
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Attractions & Activities
Naturally water sports feature highly in St Mawes and on the Roseland and its possible to hire small motor boats from Freshwater Boatyard and Kayaks from Mark on the quay. The St Mawes water taxi is also on hand to whisk you to various destinations along the Fal.
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Fishing & Angling
While away the hours fishing off the Rocks at St Anthony or up the Percuil river, or to go further afield, be taken out by a fisherman aboard a fishing boat.
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Shops & Galleries
Mooch around the shops and galleries in St Mawes and the Roseland and see what takes your fancy! Peruse the excellent artwork on display in one of the many galleries.
Shops and galleries