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Location, location, location!

Posted on: 10th February 2012
Trewince Aerial View

Trewince Aerial View

Long ago, all the fields around Trewince had descriptive names, and these can still been seen in the Tithe map of 1841 which can be viewed in the County Records office. The names are even older than this, though. In the Henderson Calendars we read:

“25/5/1648 Sir Peter Courteney leases to Ferdinando Hobbs of Gerrans gent for £60 and a surrender all Trewince and 4 closes called the Well Ground 20 acres, the Pease Meadow 1 1/4 acres, the Westerne grounds 12 lying on the west side of the Highway from Gerrans to St Anthony and being part of Trewynce and lands called the Downes 80 acres and a piece of waste ground called Polkerah (?) – lives said Ferdinando, Elizabeth his wife and Nicholas (son) — to the manor of Trethyn (illegible)”.

One field  below Trewince is called Pardon Bank, and it is where Henry VIII allegedly pardoned all political offenders in the area. In his “Accounts of the memories and reminiscences of a number of people of the parish of Gerrans”, Sam Marsden, rector of Gerrans 1975 or 6, wrote:

” The field on the left hand side of the road down to Trewince was where Henry viii held court, at which he pardoned all political offenders in the area. It is known as the Pardon Bank.”

Laurence O’Toole in his book  “Roseland between river and sea” wrote that Henry VIII was credited with staying at the Royal Standard in Gerrans during the time he was building St Mawes Castle but there is actually no evidence that he ever came to Cornwall. A bit like those other legends about Joseph of Arimathea…..

Welcome to Trewince Holiday Lodges!

Posted on: 22nd January 2012

We are situated in the centre of 26-acres in a prime position overlooking the English Channel at the southern tip of the Roseland Peninsula. Our estate is fully landscaped and almost surrounded by water. Gerrans Bay is to the front of the Georgian manor with the Percuil River to the west. Guests can walk through our woodland which leads to our own private quay on Froe Creek where boats have access down the Carrick Roads to the sea. Carrick Roads is an expansive waterway which forms a large natural harbour between Falmouth and the Roseland. The lower part of our estate looks across to St. Mawes. We welcome self-catering and timeshare guests.

View from the end of Trewince Woods

View from the end of Trewince Woods

Our 3 bedroomed luxury timber lodges are welcoming self-catering holiday homes which accommodate up to 6 people and have unique interior touches. All are fully furnished and generously equipped with bed linen, duvets, pillows, cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, washer/drier, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster and iron. They are also equipped with Freesat digital television or Sky.
Pool viewed from Mezzanine

Pool viewed from Mezzanine

Trewince has a 13m indoor pool with sauna and spa bath as well as children’s splash pool. We use the latest UV water treatment instead of the chemical approach.

sauna

Sauna

All our staff live locally and we pride ourselves on local knowledge. Whether it be something you would like to see, taste or experience we will help you find it. You, the guest, are what we focus on. Low-occupancy discounts are available at certain times of the year and we advertise last minute discounts on our website. Please contact us for details.

The Roseland has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty andHeritageCoast. The area has great places to eat, together with several places to hire motor boats, sailing dinghies, kayaks and wind surfers. There are many spectacular walks to be experienced: just ask our staff and they will be pleased to make recommendations.

aerial view

Aerial view of Trewince

Trewince has lodges for sale and is also affiliated to RCI Timeshare for holiday exchanges or you can of course spend all your time here on the Roseland.

For old-world charm, relaxed lifestyle, quiet beaches, coastal walks, sailing from our own quay, Trewince is the place to stay.