Mawnan Smith is an attractive Cornish village a mile from the sea at the mouth of the beautiful Helford River. It offers a traditional thatched inn, a Spanish restaurant and a variety of shops including a general store, a post office and a coffee shop with Internet access.
Bus services are available to the nearby towns of Falmouth and Truro.
Attractions within easy walking distance include Trebah gardens and Glendurgan National Trust gardens.
Made famous by novelists Daphne du Maurier and Rosemunde Pilcher, the Helford river offers secluded beaches and sailing.
Golf courses can be found 2 miles away at Budock Vean and in Falmouth.