Holiday Cottages in Cornwall

With more coastline than any other county, Cornwall has some of the best beaches, coastal walks and cliffscapes you’re likely to find, as featured in the BBC's Poldark. If you're wondering where to stay in Cornwall, look no further. We've handpicked some of Cornwall's best cottages for you.

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.

Stay in Cornwall’s cottages 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. 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.

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.

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.

We have 680 luxury self catering cottages in Cornwall to rent.

1 bedroom cottage near the beach in Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


Mevagissey is a bustling little harbour, home to a small fishing fleet which shelters within its protective walls. Picture book pretty, colourful terraced cottages cling to the ste...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £292 - £672

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


This delightful barn conversion, surrounded by 280 acres of glorious Cornish countryside, is the perfect retreat for couples seeking a slower pace of life and time to unwind. Appro...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £298 - £745

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach in Mousehole, West Cornwall.


If you are looking for the ‘wow’ factor, you need look no further! This stylish retreat is just one mile from Mousehole, yet set in a peaceful, rural hamlet in the heart of far wes...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £302 - £756

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Portreath, West Cornwall.


Nestled in the lovely hamlet of Treskillard, on the Owners' smallholding, you will find this adorable little cottage, once home to the gardener's rake and flower pots. Peace, green...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £304 - £699

1 bedroom apartment near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Overlooking Boscastle's Jordan Valley, Jordan Vale is a private first floor apartment in the centre of the village, attached to the Owner’s beautiful home. Attractively furnished a...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £307 - £579

2 bedroom, dog friendly house with a pool near Perranporth, Cornwall


Nanteague House is semi-detached with its own south-facing sun-trap patio to the front, the perfect place for evening drinks as it overlooks the central courtyard and heated swimmi...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £309 - £1050 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 14 Apr and 16 Jun 2018, 8 Sep and 27 Oct 2018. Only Bedroom 2 is available at the discounted rate.

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Beautifully maintained gardens and a private meadow surround Chy-an-Hobi, a quintessential detached cottage in idyllic countryside where peace and privacy are assured. The spacious...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £309 - £1872 *

* Includes 50% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Jan and 16 Jun 2018, 15 Sep and 8 Dec 2018. Bedrooms 2, 3 and 4 are excluded at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Marazion, West Cornwall.


The Tractor Shed is a delightful detached studio with original beams and stylish furnishings throughout. The comfortable open plan sitting-room with a bedroom area, separated by mo...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £311 - £675

2 bedroom apartment near the beach in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Sundial is an immaculately presented ground floor apartment in a quiet residential area above Falmouth’s town centre. Ideal for both couples and families, all the town’s facilities...

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

Price per week £312 - £897 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Jan and 9 Jun 2018, 15 Sep and 13 Oct 2018.

Shepherds Hut for two near Polperro, South Cornwall.


Beautifully hand-crafted with consummate skill and an eye for quirky detail, this bespoke shepherd’s hut is an absolute delight. Everything has been meticulously planned, from the ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £313 - £590

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