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South West Cornwall Cottages

Follow lackadaisical lanes from the most southerly part of England at Lizard Point to the wide open coastline of the north coast at Hayle, and enjoy everything in between.

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From the clutch of classic Cornish harbour villages at Porthleven, Mullion and Cadgwith that dot the south coast, to the dramatic dunes and sweeping sands of Gwithian in the north, south west Cornwall provides endless opportunities for exploring. This is superb self catering holiday cottage territory.

Lizard Point is the most southerly part of the British mainland, but Helston is its ‘gateway’, home to the unusual folk tradition of Flora Day, with its well-known ditty accompanying the Furry Dance played by the famous town band. To the west is Porthleven, a hamlet of fisherman’s cottages surrounding its harbour, and on the north coast is Hayle with its vast expanses of sandy beaches stretching across the towans.

Further up the northern coastline lies Portreath, a harbour town with a popular surfing beach. Self catering cottages in South West Cornwall encompass many different styles and are a good base for exploring the furthest reaches of the county. Immerse yourself in rich and vibrant traditions; there are plenty of relatively obscure villages throughout South West Cornwall waiting to be discovered.

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  • Driftwood Cottage - Holiday Cottage - Porthleven
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    2 bedroom cottage near the beach in Porthleven, West Cornwall.
    Sleeps 2 + cotFriday changeover
    Regret no pets
    Driftwood Cottage, a terraced three-storey former fisherman’s home, lies a mere stroll from Porthleven’s picturesque harbour where colourful boats are overlooked by several shops, ...
     
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    Driftwood Cottage (2537)
    Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Higher Lampra - Holiday Cottage - Mullion
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    1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea in Mullion, Cornwall.
    Sleeps 2 + cotSaturday changeover
    Dogs welcome (1 only)
    Surrounded by beautiful grounds, in a secluded valley just a few minutes’ drive from Mullion and the Lizard peninsula’s spectacular coastal footpaths, Higher Lampra is perfect for ...
     
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    Higher Lampra (2549)
    Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Bona-Vista - Holiday Cottage - Cadgwith
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    3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Cadgwith, Cornwall.
    Sleeps 6 + cotSaturday changeover
    Dogs welcome (1 only)
    Picturesque Cadgwith Cove's friendly pub is just a mile down the (steep!) hill from the quiet little village of Ruan Minor – where semi-detached Bona-Vista lies within an easy ...
     
    * The lower price band applies from 1 January to 22 March and from 9 November to 14 December for parties of 2 + cot or less. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are excluded at the lower price band.
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    Bona-Vista (2650)
    Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Little Sandcastle - Holiday Cottage - Cadgwith
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    1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Cadgwith, Cornwall.
    Sleeps 2 + cotFriday changeover
    Dogs welcome (1 only)
    It's not just children who love sandcastles, you too will fall in love with this cute holiday hideaway nestled in the unspoilt village of Cadgwith. Floor to ceiling folding glass ...
     
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    Little Sandcastle (2747)
    Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Forget-Me-Not - Holiday Cottage - Praa Sands
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    Luxury Shepherds Hut with sea views near Praa Sands.
    Sleeps 2Saturday changeover
    Regret no pets
    What could be more wonderful than breathtaking sea views from your cosy shepherd's hut? Positioned so that you can see right out to the far Atlantic, Forget-Me-Not is cleverly ...
     
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    Forget-Me-Not (2763)
    Sleeps 2
  • Mr Blue Sky - Holiday Cottage - Praa Sands
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    Luxury Shepherds Hut sleeping 2 with sea views near Praa Sands.
    Sleeps 2Saturday changeover
    Regret no pets
    A delightful shepherd's hut with views: Mr Blue Sky's picture window frames a beautiful garden vista, while in the distance you can see a panorama of the Atlantic sea. In this ...
     
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    Mr Blue Sky (2764)
    Sleeps 2
  • Kynance - Holiday Cottage - Mullion
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    1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mullion, West Cornwall.
    Sleeps 2Saturday changeover
    Regret no pets
    Step down into the quiet quadrangle of attractive granite barns, cross the communal garden, open the stable-door and you will find the most perfectly charming retreat for two. ...
     
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    Kynance (986)
    Sleeps 2
  • 76 Degrees Blue - Holiday Cottage - Coverack
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    2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Coverack, West Cornwall.
    Sleeps 4Sunday changeover
    Regret no pets
    This light and spacious apartment, with the most spectacular sea views, could just be the perfect coastal retreat. Sitting on the Sunny Corner side of Coverack, above the pretty ...
     
    * The lower price band applies from 1 January to 21 June and from 28 September to 14 December for parties of 2 or less.
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    76 Degrees Blue (2768)
    Sleeps 4
  • Beach Cottage - Holiday Cottage - Cadgwith
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    1 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Cadgwith, West Cornwall.
    Sleeps 2Sunday changeover
    Regret no pets
    This cosy little cottage is literally on the edge of Cadgwith’s shoreline, perched a few steps above the beach looking straight out to sea. Many hours can be whiled away watching ...
     
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    Beach Cottage (78)
    Sleeps 2
  • The Withy - Holiday Cottage - 2.6 miles SE of Helford
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    1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Helford, West Cornwall.
    Sleeps 2Friday changeover
    Regret no pets
    The mouth of the Helford River can be seen as you approach the hamlet of Tregarne, reminding you how close you are to the coast. Those in search of peace and plenty need look no ...
     
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    The Withy (1938)
    Sleeps 2
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