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Motts Sauna

An unforgettable coastal wellness experience in the heart of southeast Cornwall.

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We offer the simple but proven wellness experience of sauna and, if it takes your fancy, wild swimming in the beautiful surroundings of a wooded coastal location in southeast Cornwall.

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from my experience and what do I need to bring with me? You can expect to feel fantastic experiencing the heat of the sauna and the cold plunge in the sea. Sometimes their is some discomfort experienced through sitting in heat and cold but this is always followed by feelings of tranquility happiness and elation. This is an outdoor experience in nature. You can expect to experience lots of weather and at this time of year that could be rain, sun wind, hail or snow. We've had so much rain that it is sometimes a bit muddy under foot so please be prepared for this. Please bring suitable swimwear, a bottle of water to stay hydrated and towel to sit on in the sauna. Bring an extra towel if you plan to swim in the lake. Some beach shoes or flip flops might also be useful as the beach is a bit stoney and the grass is a bit muddy!

When should I arrive? Please aim to arrive 10-15 minutes before your sauna session is due to start, leaving yourself plenty of time to park and walk down to Barn Pool Beach, and get changed. Parking can be found at the Barrow centre or at Cremyl. Its ten minutes amble to get to us, from either car park

Are there any risks to having a sauna? We advise you consult your doctor before using a sauna if: -You're pregnant -You've had a heart attack or stroke -You're taking any medications -You have cardiovascular conditions and/or problems -You have epilepsy -You have asthma or breathing conditions -High or low blood pressure -If you have arterial disease -If you have joint or muscle injury

Can I book the sauna for a private session? Yes, exclusive use for your party of up to eight is available, offered at the special price of £70 for an hour session.

What are the health and well-being benefits of using a sauna? -reduces stress and makes you feel good due to increased endorphins -improves cardiac health. -improves brain health -improves recovery after exercise -detoxifying and good for the skin -improves sleep -boosts immunity When sauna is coupled with cold water immersion, a swim or dunk in the sea or river or a cold shower, the feelings of well being and the benefits to health are amplified. Magic!

What’s your cancellation policy? do you offer refunds? Life happens! If you need to cancel or reschedule your sauna, please email with your booking details. We’ll do what we can to reschedule your session to meet your needs. Refunds will be provided for cancellation if at least 24 hours’ notice is provided. If you do not show up for your session, you won’t be refunded. Our staff are empowered to refuse entry to those deemed to be a health and safety risk due to intoxication. In such cases, refunds will not be provided. If we have to cancel your booking, we will of course notify you by email and provide a full refund.

Where can I get changed? We encourage you to treat your visit a bit like going to the beach and prepare accordingly. There is a porch on the sauna which you are welcome to use to change and plenty of space around the sauna for you to find a spot and change. You can leave your clothes and towels in the porch. Please be aware that at busy times this area dows get quite crowded.

“Five stars. It's in my top 5 saunas ever."


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Having been a community nurse, a social entrepenurer and a mum of three, I've learnt the value of taking a bit of time out to look after yourself every now and then. I'm passionate about helping people boost their wellbeing in this beautiful part of the world, whether you're here on holiday or call it home. 

Jessie Sneyd, Motts Sauna Host

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Finding us


We are located within...

Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park, Cremyll, Torpoint, PL10 1HZ


Opening hours

+44 (0) 7510 138595


Checking our Book Online page for available times

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