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 232 holiday cottages in south west Cornwall.

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £311 *

2 bedroom, rural cottage near the sea near Portreath, North Cornwall.


Practically a stone's throw from the Coast to Coast cycle tramway and only a few minutes' drive from several spectacular sandy beaches, Kernel's Barn is set back from the road betw...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £311 *

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

7 nights from £315

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


Over 200 years old, this lovely stone cottage overlooking Stithians Reservoir is perfectly positioned for exploring Cornwall. Attached to but facing away from the Owner's home, the...

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

7 nights from £315

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

7 nights from £320

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Cadgwith, Cornwall.


This cute holiday hideaway is nestled in the unspoilt village of Cadgwith, and is the perfect retreat at any time of year. Just a few steps from your front door is a footpath down ...

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

7 nights from £320

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £322

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 £322

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

7 nights from £322

1 bedroom self catering cottage in Helston, West Cornwall.


Tucked away and hidden from view yet only a short walk from Helston with its shops, pubs and cafes, this delightful cottage is beautifully furnished and equipped to a very high sta...

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

7 nights from £322

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

7 nights from £322 *

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


Only a short drive from the north coast's long golden beaches stretching between Godrevy Point and St Ives, this beautiful little barn stands in rural tranquility just outside the ...

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

7 nights from £322 *

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £323

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 Owner’...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £323

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £324

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 £324

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £324

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


West Barn is one of a pair of detached, thatched barn conversions tucked away in the hamlet of Crowan. This traditional barn has been sympathetically converted into a lovely holida...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £324

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

7 nights from £324

1 bedroom, dog friendly 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 £324

Loading more