The Pilchard Shed

St Mawes

Sleeps 2

From £72 per night

Cabin in Cornwall: Just footsteps from the crystal-clear waters of stunning St Mawes harbour, this pocket-sized paradise is just the spot for your Cornish getaway. The idyllic bolthole for those wishing to immerse themselves into coastal heaven.


Nestled just back from the cobbled streets of St Mawes harbour and hidden between the higgledy-piggledy colourful cottages, is where you will find The Pilchard Shed, an upcycled nautical haven. This hideaway is the definition of a small place with soul, but the best thing about the cabin has to be the location. Being just footsteps from the harbour allows your day to flow effortlessly, so you can truly unwind in this utterly dream-worthy location.

Step Inside

As you pass through the white picket gate and wonder up the cobbled path to find your hidden haven, you will feel your worries from everyday life slowly melt away. Step inside and be greeted by the most beautiful furnishings. The space is small, but has been cleverly designed to accommodate two guests with ease. There is plenty of storage behind the seating area with room for hanging items, plus two deep pull-out drawers which lie beneath the bench seat. The interiors ooze chic coastal charm promising you a little bit of luxury during your stay. Climb the ladder to find your sumptuous king-sized bed, the perfect place to rest your head after a day of exploring. The little table folds away and cleverly hangs on the wall to ensure you can make the most of the space. Step through to the kitchen which is well equipped with everything you'll need for your getaway. Again, it is compact, but everything has been thought through with so much care to make use of every inch of cabin. The shower room sits just in front of the kitchen and the interiors are equally as gorgeous. The rainfall shower is idyllic for freshening up after a morning dip in the harbour! The Pilchard Shed is one-of-a-kind and once you are inside it almost feels like you are onboard your very own sailing boat.


Just outside the cabin you will find a small bench to sit and enjoy your morning coffee. However, if it were us, we would be heading straight down to the harbour with our mug of steaming tea and picking up a fresh pastry from Da Bara Bakery.


St Mawes is a postcard-pretty fishing village on the tip of the Roseland peninsula. With two picturesque beaches to choose from, your days can be spent swimming in crystal clear waters and enjoying picnics in the warm summer breeze. Adventure seekers will love paddle boarding and kayaking around hidden coves and walking enthusiasts can enjoy miles of gorgeous coast path. As for foodies, St Mawes is a dream! If you are feeling fancy the Idyll Rocks is just the spot for a celebratory dinner or perhaps fish and chips on the beach is more your style? Whatever you desire you are sure to enjoy some delicious delights in stunning St Mawes.

With a selection of galleries, cafes and grocery shops you may choose never to use your car while staying at The Pilchard Shed, but for a change of scene there's so much to explore nearby! Why not catch the passenger ferry from the harbour, which will take you over the bay to the maritime town of Falmouth? Portscatho is only a short drive away, the prettiest of villages with stunning sandy beaches and the renowned Hidden Hut overlooking Porthcurnick beach. A little further away you'll find the likes of The Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project, both making wonderful days out. The Roseland peninsula is unique, beautiful and unspoilt and with so much to explore, you'll be dreaming of returning time and time again.


Open plan living-room with kitchen and bedroom areas Bluetooth speaker. Electric 2 ring hob, combination microwave and fridge with small freezer compartment. King-size cabin bed (5')

Shower room With shower, W/C and wash-basin

Availability, reservations and pricing: £72 - £135 per night

Bed linen and towels are included in the price. There are no extra charges for cots or high chairs where they are listed in the property description on the website.

A non-refundable booking fee of £35.00 is payable per booking.

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