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 sure your holiday in Cornwall is as special as this beautiful county.

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 hidden Cornish cove Explore the coast path

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.

Enjoy a beach barbecue Come storm watching

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.

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

Enjoy a cornish sunset

We have 710 luxury self catering cottages in Cornwall to rent.

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Coverack, West Cornwall.


There is a definite nautical feel about the balcony of this first floor apartment, where you can almost imagine the gentle swell of the waves beneath you as you gaze out over the g...

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

Price per week £488 - £1220

3 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in Fowey, South Cornwall.


With a wonderful heated swimming pool and sauna – indoor, but retractable walls and roof enable it to be open-air in hot weather – and minutes from sandy beaches and National Trust...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £491 - £1680 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + 2 cots between 27 Oct and 8 Dec 2018. Only two bedrooms are available at the discounted rate.

2 bedroom, rural cottage near the sea near Mawgan Porth, Cornwall.


Grab your body-boards and wetsuits, walking boots and binoculars, buckets and spades and head off to Skiber-an-Fenten for a holiday that promises to be packed full of coastal caper...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £492 - £1070

4 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach in Port Isaac, Cornwall.


Want the best of both worlds, then look no further than Trefreock Barn. The beautiful rural setting will ensure you totally unwind and relax, yet you are only minutes from all the ...

  • Sleeps 8
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £493 - £1800 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 between 22 Sep and 13 Oct 2018, 3 Nov and 15 Dec 2018. Only two of the bedrooms are available at the discounted rate.

4 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near St Mawes, South Cornwall.


Close to sandy beaches at Pendower and Carne, this lovely old cottage is perfect for families and those wishing to explore the beautiful Roseland peninsula. There is a big enclosed...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £493 - £1590 *

* Includes 15% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 6 Jan and 9 Jun 2018, 8 Sep and 8 Dec 2018. Bedrooms 2 and 4 are excluded at the discounted rate.

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


Switch off from the hustle and bustle of daily life and enjoy a well-earned holiday in this very comfortable and incredibly stylish retreat with the added luxury of full under-floo...

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

Price per week £494 - £998

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  • 20% off

    27 Apr 2018 - 4 May 2018

    £558.88 £447.20

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4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bodmin, North Cornwall.


Lowen Gwel, Cornish for Happy View, nestles in the heart of the rural village of Nanstallon and as the name suggests has delightful views of the Cornish countryside to Grogley wood...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £497 - £1325 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 21 Apr and 19 May 2018, 9 Jun and 30 Jun 2018, 8 Sep and 15 Dec 2018. 2 bedrooms are excluded at the discounted rate (please specify which bedrooms you would like when booking).

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Wonderful panoramic views over Falmouth harbour towards the Roseland peninsula can be enjoyed from every room of this single-storey bungalow, and from the spacious terrace which ru...

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

Price per week £500 - £1370

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Penzance, West Cornwall.


Open the door of The Chocolate House and step inside the deceptively spacious open plan living area. The sitting-area features a wood-burner effect electric stove, two armchairs an...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £503 - £1257

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Coverack, Cornwall.


Light and contemporary, and with the most mesmerising sea views from the living-room and outside deck, the Owner has created a sparkling gem from this 1970s upside-down property. C...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £504 - £1260

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