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 Come storm watching at Pothleven

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.

Enjoy a cornish sunset

We have 797 luxury self catering cottages in Cornwall to rent.

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

7 nights from £672

4 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views in Mullion, West Cornwall.


With a bird’s eye view of Mullion Island, the National Trust bird sanctuary just outside the harbour where seabirds return to roost each evening, detached Nantivet enjoys a superla...

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

7 nights from £672

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £673

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Gerrans.


Once a village chapel, Sunday House East is a gorgeous property converted from part of the original building and set in the centre of the village of Gerrans, just a short walk from...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £673

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

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £675

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


Rural in feel, yet only a five minute stroll to the village shop and pub, Wisteria Cottage is perfect for those who want to get away from it all yet have everything close at hand. ...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £675

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £684

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


Overlooking the spectacular Lynher Valley, detached Wotton Stable is ideally located for exploring both Cornwall and Devon. The quarter-mile private drive, which leads to a tranqui...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £684

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £688

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Wadebridge, North Cornwall.


This lovely farmhouse is the perfect bolthole for exploring the north coast of Cornwall. The sitting-room has leather sofas surrounding the huge wood-burner where you will all be a...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £688

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

7 nights from £692

4 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Rock, North Cornwall.


This delightful home-from-home will provide you with fantastic memories of a wonderful holiday exploring Rock, Polzeath, Padstow and the joys of north Cornwall. With its own enclos...

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

7 nights from £692

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

7 nights from £697

4 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Coverack, West Cornwall.


Spacious, light-filled Arlyn Wartha is set on the hillside above the picturesque seaside village of Coverack, looking past the Owners’ home next door towards the beach and harbour ...

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

7 nights from £697

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

7 nights from £710

4 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in St Mawes, South Cornwall.


Uplands is a very spacious dormer bungalow set in large mature gardens with superb views over St Mawes harbour. Situated in a quiet location, the property provides comfortable acco...

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

7 nights from £710

Each and every one of our cottages is fully equipped with everything you’ll need on holiday.

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

7 nights from £726

4 bedroom cottage with sea views near Padstow, North Cornwall.


It will be hard to tear yourself away from the windows at Gwel-an-Keynvor – Cornish for ‘view of the ocean’. From all the rooms at the back of the house you can gaze out across Tre...

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

7 nights from £726

  • Sleeps 8
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £731

4 bedroom cottage in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


The location of this traditional Cornish house can only be described as fabulous. Perfectly situated with an uninterrupted outlook over Gerrans Bay, it lies in the heart of the sma...

  • Sleeps 8
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £731

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