Holiday Cottages in Cornwall

Our exclusive collection of Cornwall cottages range from coastal escapes to country houses, all handpicked and inspected by our team of local experts. Treat yourself to a hot tub retreat, bring every member of the family for a dog friendly break, plan a glamping holiday for two or a large family getaway. We have the best collection of holiday cottages in Cornwall and go the extra mile to make holidays in Cornwall as special as this beautiful county.Read more

An introduction to Cornwall

Holidays in Cornwall are what childhood memories are made of; Cornish beaches for bucket and spade holidays, miles of moor for walking holidays and an altogether more relaxed way of life that make Cornwall holidays stay in your memories forever. It’s no wonder Cornwall has won the Best UK Holiday County for so many consecutive years.

Find a Holiday cottage in Cornwall with stunning sea views Explore the Cornish coast path

The South Coast

Stay in a Cornwall holiday cottage on the south coast for the safe, family-friendly beaches around Mevagissey or Looe, explore the lunar-esque landscapes of china clay pits around the Eden Project and learn about the county’s industrial past. Travel down to the Roseland peninsula for rolling countryside, pretty villages lined with Cornish cottages, quiet spots to sit and ponder the view. Continue south to the Lizard peninsula for treasure troves of hidden coves dotted with fishermen’s cottages reflecting in turquoise seas. Head around the headland up past Porthleven (you’ll recognise it from the storm watching photos) to Mount’s Bay, where majestic St Michael’s Mount looms over the town of Marazion and Penzance further along. 

The panorama of aquamarine seas around Sennen, Porthcurno and St Ives is interspersed with its mining heritage, chimneys clinging to every cliff top and tiny streets crammed with the cottages Cornwall is known for.

 

The North Coast

Travel the north coast, spreading out from the centres of Newquay and Bude where every beach is bustling with surfers and every other water craft you can imagine. If you're not a water baby, head inland for landscapes that are out of this world. Sit atop a tor on Bodmin Moor and survey the 360 panorama over Bodmin round to Camelford, over to Launceston and down to Liskeard.

Enjoy a beach barbecue in Cornwall Holiday cottages in Cornwall

This most westerly county of England even has its own language, with quirky place names and signpost translations. Along with a very mild climate you could be forgiven for thinking you weren’t in England.

 

Where to stay in Cornwall

If you’re wondering where to stay in Cornwall, we’ve got the best places to stay covered, from Cornish coastal cottages - beautiful little boltholes by the sea or great big manors with private mooring; thatched rural retreats hidden down leafy lanes; modern, high tech houses with all the mod cons and luxury cottages you won’t want to leave, accommodation in Cornwall comes in all shapes and sizes.

Cornwall holidays are always something to write home about and we've found cottages for you in unrivalled locations to make your Cornwall stay the best ever. Your holidays to Cornwall will exceed expectations whether you stay for a four night short break or a fortnight. Pick your favourites from our self catering properties in Cornwall, safe in the knowledge that we handpick and personally inspect every single one. If we wouldn’t want to stay there, we wouldn’t want you to either.

For more information on adventures in Cornwall, tick off our Cornwall bucket list.

Storm watching in Porthleven, Cornwall

We have 702 luxury self catering cottages in Cornwall to rent.

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £357

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.


Set in a tranquil location alongside a quiet lane and only a short drive from the pretty village of Gweek, this detached stone cottage is surrounded by countryside and is an ideal ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £357

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    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £446.60 £357.28

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £358

2 bedroom cottage near the beach near Gerrans, South Cornwall.


Driftwood Cottage, the centre of three traditional terraced cottages, is tucked away in a quiet location near the 13th Century Church in the village of Gerrans. The cottage has...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £358

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £360

2 bedroom cottage near the beach in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Opal Cottage is a pretty end of terrace cottage situated in the corner of the village square and only a two minute walk from the harbour, beach and coastal path. Comfortably furnis...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £360

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £361

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


This charming traditional cottage, on the edge of the pretty village of St Breward, is the perfect retreat for family and couples who want to savour a different pace of life whatev...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £361

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    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £450.84 £360.67

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £363

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage in St Just, West Cornwall.


A bubbling stream flows through the beautiful garden of this traditional Cornish barn conversion, providing a tranquil setting for your holiday in this Area of Outstanding Natural ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £363

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £364 *

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


Just minutes away from beautiful sandy beaches at Porthluney and Gorran Haven this lovely Grade II Listed cottage is perfect for those who appreciate the seamless blending of tradi...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £364 *

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    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £400.62 £320.50

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £364

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near St Ives.


Cornish for ‘dwelling in the valley’, Trenance lies in a peaceful vale close to St Ives’s azure blue seas and white sandy beaches. This pretty reversed level cottage has all you wi...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £364

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £365

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Hayle, West Cornwall.


Enjoying wonderful countryside views and a splendid rural seclusion, this charming barn conversion is tucked away on Cardinham Farm, a peaceful smallholding on the outskirts of Pra...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £365

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    22 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019

    £456.72 £365.38

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £371

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


The lush Lamorna valley lies just one mile away from this comfortable single-storey property which, as it is all on one level, is suitable for guests with limited mobility. St Loy ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £371

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £373 *

4 bedroom cottage near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Situated in a prime and enviable secluded position on the beautiful Trewince Manor Estate this is the ideal get away from it all holiday base. With spectacular uninterrupted views ...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £373 *

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