South West Cornwall Cottages

Follow lackadaisical lanes from the most southerly part of England at Lizard Point to the wide open coastline of the north coast at Hayle, and enjoy everything in between.Read more

From the clutch of classic Cornish harbour villages at Porthleven, Mullion and Cadgwith that dot the south coast, to the dramatic dunes and sweeping sands of Gwithian in the north, South West Cornwall provides endless opportunities for exploring. This is superb self catering holiday cottage territory.

Lizard Point is the most southerly part of the British mainland, but Helston is its ‘gateway’, home to the unusual folk tradition of Flora Day, with its well-known ditty accompanying the Furry Dance played by the famous town band. To the west is Porthleven, a hamlet of fisherman’s cottages surrounding its harbour, and on the north coast is Hayle with its vast expanses of sandy beaches stretching across the towans.

Further up the northern coastline lies Portreath, a harbour town with a popular surfing beach. Self catering cottages in South West Cornwall encompass many different styles and are a good base for exploring the furthest reaches of the county. Immerse yourself in rich and vibrant traditions; there are plenty of relatively obscure villages throughout South West Cornwall waiting to be discovered.

We have 208 holiday cottages in south west Cornwall.

We are no longer accepting new bookings for holidays arriving before the 4th July 2020. COVID-19

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £326 *

Luxury glamping, sleeping 4, dog friendly near the beach near Mullion


Seven acres of meadow near the sea, a designer shipping container with luxury furnishings and the stamp of approval from George Clarke's Amazing Spaces on Channel 4 make this a hol...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £326 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £326

Shepherds hut with sea views near Praa Sands.


What could be more wonderful than breathtaking sea views from your cosy shepherd's hut? Positioned so that you can see right out to the far Atlantic, Forget-Me-Not is cleverly desi...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £326

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £328

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.


At the end of a private lane and set within a peaceful courtyard flanked by a small group of other converted barns, The Croft is a pretty little self-contained annexe to the owners...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £328

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

7 nights from £331

1 bedroom, dog friendly, rural cottage near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


Sitting on the edge of a wooded valley and only a short drive to the thriving fishing port of Porthleven with its restaurants, cafes and pretty harbour, this charming 19th Century ...

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

7 nights from £331

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £333

Luxury Shepherds Hut sleeping 2 with sea views near Praa Sands.


Delightful Mr Blue Sky's picture window frames a beautiful garden vista, while in the distance you can see a panorama of the Atlantic sea. In this seaside-themed shepherd's hut eve...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £333

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £334

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Portreath, West Cornwall.


Located on the fringes of Illogan, the small hamlet of Shuffley could easily be described as a ‘village in the valley’ with a stream running through this pretty woodland setting. H...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £334

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

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

7 nights from £341 *

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


Whether seeking beaches, coves, countryside or Cornish culture, this former barn is the perfect base from which to discover Cornwall's north and south coasts and everything in betw...

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

7 nights from £341 *

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

7 nights from £345

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


With spectacular countryside views from its elevated position and walks right on the doorstep, Bolivar Barn is a real delight for exploring this little known part of Cornwall. R...

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

7 nights from £345

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £347

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with hot tub near Porthleven, Cornwall


At the end of a long private unmade lane, in a peaceful rural setting surrounded by open countryside, Poppy (2361), Daisy (2362) and Meadow are three beautiful little barns which h...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £347

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £347

1 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven, Cornwall.


Tucked away in the hamlet of Crowan, East Barn is a delightful thatched barn conversion. The owners have beautifully converted the barn, keeping the classic features with high ceil...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £347

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