Places To Visit on the Roseland

The Roseland Peninsula is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is known for its beautiful rural landscapes and coastal scenery. The coast is extremely popular with walkers and the waters are popular with both visiting and local yachtsmen, kayakers and windsurfers.

With delightful secluded creeks and coves, it is possible to enjoy all aspects of the Roseland. It is full of interesting and exciting things to do with something for every member of the family with easy access to the water and great sandy beaches.

Philleigh is a small yet scattered rural community, where its residents mainly live on farms or in hamlets. This tiny tranquil Cornish village is in the heart of the countryside set within the rural Roseland Peninsula, Cornwall. Famous for its superb sixteenth century pub, The Roseland Inn, Philleigh is ideally located for exploring and dog walking in the wild countryside of the Roseland Peninsula.

Only a ten minute drive leads to the popular beaches around Portscatho, a thoroughly child friendly area. The D-Day embarkation points at Turnaware Point, just a short drive from Philleigh; this idyllic part of South Cornwall has much to offer visitors.A picturesque coastal walk leads to St Anthony Head at the southernmost tip of the Roseland Peninsula. This fine headland overlooks the spectacular entrance to one of the world’s largest natural harbours, Carrick Roads and the Fal estuary. Philleigh is never short of beautiful scenery or historical sites, and offers a stunning retreat for all visitors.

Veryan is a picturesque Cornish village. Home to approximately 900, this small village has a very strong community feel. Veryan is seemingly off the beaten track, but a speedy twenty-minute car journey reveals the city of Truro and St Austell town. The New Inn, an excellent 16th Century Inn, is perfectly placed for exploring the Roseland and offers a wholesome menu. Almost as far south as one can be in the British Isles, the climate is mild in Veryan, spring comes early and it is noted a gardener’s paradise. A good third of the parish boundary is sea, a happy mixture of safe sandy beaches and cliffs, dominated by the imposing Nare Head, meaning Veryan is an ideal location for children, dogs and walkers and makes a stunning holiday retreat.

Please also don’t forget that the north coast of Cornwall, famous for its fantastic surfing beaches at Fistral and Watergate Bay in Newquay, and The Eden Project are within just half an hour’s drive.