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Escape tradition and retreat to Cornwall this Christmas to celebrate in the small fishing village if St Mawes. Nestled at the end of the Roseland peninsula, St Mawes is surrounded by the sea and gentle hills.
Detailed Overview

Price includes

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Mulled wine and mince pie on arrival

  • Full cooked breakfast

  • Welcome by hotel management team before dinner on first night

  • 3-course dinner with 4 choices per course

  • Tea/coffee after lunch/dinner

  • Cream Tea each day

  • Brunch instead of breakfast on Christmas Day

  • A gift from Santa

  • Bucks Fizz reception prior to Christmas lunch

  • Traditional 4 course Festive Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings on Christmas Day

  • Festive in-house entertainment on Christmas Eve

  • In-house entertainment on Christmas Day

  • Brunch instead of breakfast on Boxing Day

  • Live entertainment on Boxing Day

  • Porterage

Tour Itinerary
Day 1

Once collected from your home we head to our hotel.

Day 2

Christmas Eve in Falmouth
This morning we journey by coach to Falmouth town centre for a free day to explore at leisure. Or if you prefer why not take the ferry, one of Cornwall's most iconic boat trips (not included in the price) Enjoy a stroll around the thriving harbour discovering its fascinating maritime heritage. Why not visit the National Maritime Museum to see a huge collection of boats and hear stories of intrepid explorers, or take a river cruise up the River Fal which runs through an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty?

Day 3

Christmas Day at the Hotel
'Merry Christmas'! Spend the morning at leisure and enjoy a special gift from Father Christmas! Later sit down to a traditional Christmas Day lunch followed by a relaxing afternoon.

Day 4

Boxing Day in Truro
Truro, the UK's most Southerly city is a vibrant centre of shopping, culture and impressive architecture right in the heart of Cornwall. Centre stage is Truro Cathedral with its impressive gothic towers dominating the skyline. In its shadow, a warren of compact streets are home to an impressive array of independent traders. From boutiques to bookshops and designer interiors to delicatessens, this great little city offers a unique shopping experience.

Day 5

We depart the hotel and travel back to the local area.

Please Note:
As our itineraries are written many months in advance, hotel entertainment programmes and inclusions are still to be confirmed and may be subject to change without prior notice.

Other Information


3* The Ship and Castle Hotel, St Mawes, Cornwall

The elegant Ship and Castle Hotel is just a few metres from the sea’s edge in the centre of the picture-perfect fishing village of St Mawes. The 55-bedroom hotel offers a selection of spacious rooms, some with views out over the sea, as well as a bar and restaurant. Enjoy a traditional Cornish Cream Tea in the lounge or watch the fishing boats and the waves from the comfort of the bar.

• Lift • On-site coffee house • Bar • Restaurant • Free Wi-Fi • 24-hour front desk • Heating • Room service • Tea/coffee making facilities • Hairdryer •

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