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 696 luxury self catering cottages in Cornwall to rent.

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

7 nights from £406

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


With cosy under-floor heating and a warm welcome, Higher Manhay Barn perfectly typifies the expression ‘good things come in small packages’. This gorgeous little detached granite c...

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

7 nights from £406

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

7 nights from £406

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near to the beach at Port Isaac.


As you turn off the Atlantic Highway, down towards the coast and into the unspoilt hamlet of Treligga, you will just know that you are going to have a most wonderful holiday. With ...

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

7 nights from £406

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

7 nights from £406

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Hayle, West Cornwall.


The mid-point of an ancient pilgrim’s route to the monastery atop St Michael’s Mount in the days before this famous landmark was surrounded by the sea, beautifully refurbished Pilg...

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

7 nights from £406

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

7 nights from £406

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Camelford, North Cornwall.


Set down a Cornish country lane, detached Chy Goff is a pretty stone cottage that sits perfectly in tune with its surroundings. Steps lead down to the garden and entrance; inside, ...

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

7 nights from £406

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

7 nights from £407

2 bedroom thatched, rural cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.


With its delightfully private garden, this little Grade II Listed thatched cottage lies down a short unmade lane on the edge of Nancegollan, a small village straddling the Helston ...

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

7 nights from £407

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

7 nights from £407

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


With its friendly pub and village shop, Stithians lies just 20 minutes’ drive from Falmouth, Helston or Truro and, with the north coast also within easy reach by car, this is a gre...

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

7 nights from £407

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

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £408 *

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.


This lovingly converted granite barn is set in tranquil countryside adjacent to the magnificent Luxulyan Valley, a World Heritage Site of outstanding beauty that just begs to be ex...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £408 *

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

7 nights from £408

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Agnes, North Cornwall.


This delightful semi-detached cottage is found less than a mile from the centre of the upbeat village of St Agnes on the north Cornish coast. The interior is charming and has a cos...

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

7 nights from £408

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £408

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Looe, Cornwall.


Commanding lovely views down the valley towards the glistening waters of Talland Bay, this haven of tranquility lies between Looe and Polperro, just a quarter of a mile up the hill...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £408

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

7 nights from £414

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near St Mawes.


Set in the heart of the picturesque village of St Mawes, with a wonderful sea view across the rooftops, this comfortable terraced cottage is within easy walking distance of the exc...

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

7 nights from £414

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