The Nare has an extensive range of leisure facilities for all ages and seasons. There are heated outdoor and indoor swimming pools, an outdoor hot tub, sauna, steam room, tennis court, and library. There are also bespoke leisure activities that you may wish to arrange during your stay as shown below. Please do let George know if you have any queries or requests by clicking on any of the blue buttons below.

Alice Rose - Private Charter

Private charters are bespoke and can accommodate guests’ preferred routes. For lunch, the vessel is anchored in a quiet cove and a delicious picnic served on board. Private charters start from £550.00 per day and include lunch and return transfers.

Advanced booking recommended


The Nare is situated on the South West Coast Path which offers instant access to some of Cornwall’s most beautiful walks. Walk east towards Portloe along dramatic scenic cliffs or amble west towards Portscatho and St Anthony’s Head over flatter terrain.

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Art Lessons

The Nare’s Artist-in-Residence, Jeanni, offers individual or group lessons by appointment. Jeanni is an enthusiastic and innovative former art teacher and freelance artist who believes that everyone can paint and sketch if shown how. Her passion for art is

Advanced booking recommended


The tennis court sits in the hotel's gardens with stunning views over Carne beach and out to sea. Knock a ball around as a family or enjoy a far more competitive session on this all-weather En Tous Cas court (open all year).

Advanced booking essential

Sea Fishing

George can arrange two hour mackerel fishing trips from St Mawes harbour. Half and full day charters are also available. Set sail with friendly local skipper James Brown, onboard histraditional fishing boat, Madeline Rose. All equipment is provided.

Advanced booking essential

The country house hotel by the sea