Visitors can explore the Lost Gardens of Heligan all year round for just £25. Set within the Heligan Estate which has been around for more than 400 years, it is one of the most mysterious estates in England. The gardens themselves offer over 200 acres of exploration with a variety of gardens and wildlife.
Overlooking Carne beach and surrounded by subtropical gardens and National Trust land, The Nare’s peaceful seclusion and traditional English country house style make it ideal for lazing or for exploring the coastline and villages of the glorious Roseland Peninsula. Considered by many to be the most comfortable hotel in Cornwall, The Nare Hotel has been the highest-rated four-star hotel in the county for over 20 years.
Guests have a choice of dining. The formal dining room serves a traditional table d’hôte menu for dinner and Sunday lunch. The Quarterdeck is a more relaxed grillroom-style restaurant where locally caught seafood is a speciality. It is open all year for morning coffee, light luncheons, Cornish cream teas and informal dining in the evening. Using the finest local Cornish produce, the hotel enjoys a reputation for delicious food, and has a well stocked wine cellar.
For complete relaxation, there is an indoor swimming pool with hot spa, which complements the sauna, steam room and aromatherapy treatments. Also on hand are a resident hairdresser and beautician.The Nare Hotel is well located for Cornwall’s renowned gardens.
View The Nare Hotel entry in the Good Hotel Guide.
Need to Know
Check-in at 2:00pm
Check-out at 12:00 noon
Also Worth Knowing
Several suites and rooms are specially designed to accommodate families and, for those holidaying without their nanny, baby-sitting can be arranged with Reception. The safe, sandy beach with shallows, rock pools and an easy approach from the garden is a child’s paradise. The sheltered bay is perfect for safe swimming.
An indoor and outdoor heated swimming pool, tennis courts, a health and beauty spa, a croquet lawn, a fully stocked library and a hot tub overlooking a perfect Cornish beach. The Nare is the only Four Red Star hotel in Cornwall and has been the highest rated hotel in Cornwall every year for the last 20 years. Well-behaved dogs are welcome at The Nare, in the gardens, and in your room. All dogs checking into the hotel are charged and have dinner included from their own Table d’Hôte menu. Dogs are welcome to “stretch their legs” in the field behind the car park.
The Nare also has its own yacht, a Cornish Crabber called Maggie O’Nare. Skippered by Toby Ashworth, she is ideal for mackerel fishing, exploring creeks, swimming from and gentle sailing along the Carrick Roads. In addition to Maggie O’Nare, guests may take to the water aboard Alice Rose, the hotel’s 38’ classic gentleman’s motor launch. With The Nare’s Coxswain and Chief Steward at the helm, Alice Rose offers both scheduled and private chartered sailings for guests to enjoy the stunning Fal and Helford Rivers throughout the season.
The Cocktail Bar – The Drawing Room and the Sitting Room are traditionally decorated with lots of sofas and armchairs to relax in, read the papers and even enjoy a quiet snooze.
The Dining Room boasts magnificent sea views on three sides and offers traditional five-course Table d’Hôte dining. The menu, which changes every evening, is a classic silver service affair with a fabulous hors d’oeuvres trolley, flambés and homemade puddings.
The Quarterdeck restaurant is open all day serving morning coffee, lunches, afternoon tea and relaxed evening dining. The informal atmosphere makes it a good place to meet up with friends and family at any time of the day. In the evenings early supper is served for younger children and this restaurant is where families choose to dine together.
Children’s early dinner is served on the Quarterdeck, since young guests (under sevens) are not expected in the Dining Room in the evenings. For families with young children who all wish to dine together The Quarterdeck Restaurant is a popular proposition and is much appreciated as an additional alternative.
Dress code: Most gentlemen prefer to wear a jacket and tie in the Dining Room.
Room service: 24 hours.
Guide price: Double room for two people per night including full English breakfast and VAT from £290.
For best available rates call 0800 089 3929
Offers & Packages
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To celebrate the launch of launch of To Snare A Spy (set at the Nare hotel), guests staying at The Nare will have the chance to dip into the covert nuances of the spy world, undertaking ‘SOE’ style missions across land and sea – ‘Operation Snare’.
Aspiring resident agents will be challenged to crack the code and uncover a Russian mole within the hotel. Remaining undercover at all times, agents will follow leads in locations across the Roseland, before identifying and making covert contact with the mole.
The Nare’s classic motor launch, Alice Rose, will be required for maritime missions, dropping guests at key locations along the Fal and Helford Rivers.
Missions are great fun and suitable for all the family. Successful operatives will be appropriately rewarded.
To be an undercover agent please mention Operation Snare when booking.
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Creative Writing Breaks at The Nare
Jon Stock, the best-selling author of To Snare a Spy and five other espionage thrillers, will be Writer-in-Residence at The Nare from 19th – 23rd February.
He will be tutoring and talking about creative writing skills based on his experience as a journalist, newspaper editor and author. Aspiring writers who sign up to one of these four day Creative Writing Breaks will hear the story behind To Snare a Spy and, during two relaxed morning workshops, discover the tools required to write thrillers. Topics will include characterisation, plot twists and narrative style. Jon will also be available to spend one-on-one time with those who wish to maximise this unique opportunity. As part of your stay there will also be a chance to visit some of the beautiful scenery featured in To Snare a Spy, which is set at The Nare and on the Roseland – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
This is an ideal break for anyone who wants to write their own novel or who just wants a behind-the-scenes insight into the world of books and being an author. The four day Creative Writing breaks start from £1,260 per room in a Country View double or twin bedded room for the four night stay, inclusive of dinner, room, full English breakfast, afternoon Cornish cream tea, and VAT, based on a couple people sharing. Sea view and single rooms also available.
Available until 18/02/2018
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Bridge Breaks at The Nare
The Nare’s very popular Friendly Rubber Bridge Breaks are returning in the autumn as usual. Bridge breaks at The Nare are very relaxed and convivial, and certainly not competitive affairs. They are not suitable for anyone who gets too serious. One can decide from day to day how much one wishes to play, the tea-time and after dinner sessions being the most popular.
The next breaks are set to take place on the following dates:
Monday 5th February for four nights, departing Friday 9th February 2018
Sally Hooper, who is both very personable and very charming, will be the hostess again for both breaks. She helps makes sure guests who wish to play are being looked after and have partners to play with and against. Apart from being considered a useful player, she does dispense the odd gentle tip of advice to those who request some guidance.
Prices start from £1,236.00 per room in a Country View double or twin bedded room for the four night stay, inclusive of dinner, room, full English breakfast, afternoon Cornish cream tea, and VAT , based on a couple people sharing. Sea view and single rooms also available.
Available until 04/02/2018
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Spa Breaks at The Nare
The ultimate way to relax and unwind is our Get Away From It All Break, which runs until April every year
The Carne Bay Spa is located in a quiet corner of the hotel where you will find a calming treatment room and a full menu of therapies.
Come and stay four nights in our luxurious surroundings overlooking Carne Beach, enjoy two treatments of your choice in the Spa, swim in the pool, relax in our outdoor hot tub or just sit in one of our comfy lounges by the fire and enjoy the view with a good book. Take advantage of our extensive facilities; indoor pool, outdoor hot tub, steam room, sauna or our gymnasium which gives you enough equipment to raise your pulse as often as you need. If you prefer to exercise in the open air the tennis court is always open. Alternatively you only have to walk to the end of the garden to find the coastal path which offers instant access to some of Cornwall’s most beautiful walks. Why not run along Carne Beach, which is over a mile long when the tide is out – or for those less energetic, a gentle stroll across the beach, may well be enough.
Prices start from £1,516.00 per room in a Country View room for the four nights, inclusive of dinner, room, full English breakfast, afternoon Cornish cream tea, four one hour treatments, (two treatments per person) and VAT. Based on two people sharing. Sea view and single rooms available.
Available until 30/04/2018
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Last Minute Getaways
Late Availability at The Nare
We occasionally have special offers for last minute bookings which are at a reduced rate due to a late cancellation. In true PJ style these offers are “never knowingly undersold” and are at our best available rate. Our late availability changes daily, but the vacancies shown below could still be available!
Best Sea View double or twin bedded room with a balcony or terrace for three or more nights at the special daily room rate of £542 or for one or two nights at the special daily room rate of £558
Country View Double or twin bedded room for three or more nights at the special daily room rate of £391 or for one or two nights at the special daily room rate of £405
These special rates are inclusive of dinner, room and breakfast, afternoon Cornish cream tea and VAT. The offers above are only available for bookings commencing within seven days from the time of your enquiry and are dependent on which rooms available. Our usual tariff applies at all other times.
Terms and Conditions: ** I understand that when making a “last-minute availability” booking, the following special “small-print” conditions apply: Since these are special offers please quote the Last Minute Availability page when booking otherwise the normal tariff may be charged unwittingly! Last minute Bookings are quoted at short notice and are therefore deemed correct only at the time of publishing. They are updated frequently and are subject to change depending on availability. They are offered on a first-come-first serve basis and are binding only once they have been confirmed by The Nare, either by telephone, email or post. A non-refundable credit card deposit of £200 per person is required to confirm a reservation and if cancelled, a charge equal to the final balance of the value of the reservation would be required.
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The Nare’s Garden Breaks
Remember that spring begins earlier here than the rest of mainland Britain. February and March are the best time to see amazing displays of Camellias and Magnolias, while April brings spring bulbs, Rhododendrons and Azaleas. In addition to the general access of gardens open to the public, The Nare is able to arrange private guided tours to some of Cornwall’s most spectacular privately-owned botanical gardens, such as Tregothnan, Caerhays and Trewithen. Please enquire about these bespoke arrangements.
Prices start from £1,320.00 per room for Four Nights based on a couple sharing in a Country View room, inclusive of dinner, full English breakfast, afternoon Cornish cream tea, tickets to three gardens of your choice from our selection and VAT. Sea view and single rooms are available.
Garden Breaks run from January to April inclusive.
Available until 30/04/2018
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From the M5, join the A30 to Bodmin at Junction 31. At the end of the dual carriageway follow the A30 until the B3275 to Ladock. Two miles past Ladock, turn right towards Truro. Then take the B3078 to Tregony / St Mawes. One mile past Tregony, follow the signs to Veryan and The Nare Hotel.
Newquay Airport (NQY): 15 miles.
Hotel courtesy car and driver meet guests by prior arrangement.
Attractions Near The Nare Hotel
The Eden Project in Cornwall is a great day out for the whole family: explore the largest indoor rainforest in the world and explore how we can all work with the land towards a better future. The charity and social enterprise has stunning gardens, fantastic arts and music events as well as environmental projects on their doorstep. Some of the projects they work on go towards bringing about environment, social and economic regeneration with the main purpose to inspire people about the world we live in.
This multi-award winning museum has 15 galleries over 5 floors, beautifully illustrating the past, present and future of our nation with exhibitions dedicated to the sea, boats and Cornwall.
Situated on Porthmeor Beach, Tate St Ives celebrates the modernist legacy of the town’s international artists’ colony.