Welcome to 3 Porthilly at Rock.
The sitting-room is very spacious and has plenty of room for everyone to relax.
The kitchen/dining-room is the heart of the home.
Bedroom 3 is a lovely single room.
The glorious countryside view from the cottage.
Stunning views of Rock on the Camel Estuary.
Sit back relax. Why not watch a film or two or just enjoy the lovely view.
The gorgeous sitting-room is cosy and welcoming.
Relax in style on holiday!
3 Porthilly has a gorgeous wood-burner, keeping you warm and cosy whatever the weather!
Lovely Cornishware, well what else would you expect?
Rustle up a feast in the kitchen.
Time for tea.
Cheerful Bedroom 1 is a double room on the ground floor.
The sweet window seat.
The charming twin bedroom, Bedroom 2, is on the first floor.
Cute and cosy.
Pretty Bedroom 3.
Lots of pretty touches throughout.
The sunny enclosed garden.
Rock is a gorgeous village on the banks of the Camel Estuary.
Fantastic coastal walks are to be explored at Rock.
Padstow makes for a fantastic day out.
Beautiful Daymer Bay.
The golden sands of Rock.

3 Porthilly


Rock / Sleeps 5 + cot

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7 Nights from £743

Overall we had a wonderful stay in this cottage and loved that it was warm and cozy and in a great location. The utility room and outdoor hose for washing the dog made life so much easier.

Cottage feels a bit dated and felt a bit tired. We did have some issues but Classic Cottages were excellent in resolving these. Dog friendly beach is a short walk down the road and nice enclosed garden for pooch. Quiet location and great for exploring the lovely beaches.

Reply from Classic Cottages

Thanks for sharing, we're glad to have been able to help and hope that you and your dog had a brilliant time getting to know the area. Tanya, Customer Support

A very comfortable cottage in a lovely location.

This is a superb traditional Cornish cottage with excellent views over countryside from the upstairs lounge

Best cottage we’ve stayed in for years - everything just perfect!

We had a lovely week at this cottage, perfect location to walk to Porthilly Cove which is just down the lane from the Cottage, at low tide you can walk all the way to Daymer Bay, our Dog loved it. The cottage was well equipped with everything we needed, the beds were nice and comfortable and the enclosed garden was perfect for our Dog. The views across the countryside are beautiful from the upstairs lounge.

3 Porthliiy in Rock, Cornwall is an excellent 3 bedroom cottage with all the comforts of home to hand. It has excellent views from the main living room over the Cornish countryside and a local walk of a few hundred meters leads down to one of the many beaches on Rock. If you are looking for a relaxing time this cottage is ideal to sit and unwind and act as an excellent base from where to enjoy Rock and all it has to offer.

3 Porthilly is a really sweet little cottage in a great location.

Amazing location with the local pubs and restaurants in walking distance. Ideal if travelling with a dog, the local beaches are simply incredible and lots of coastal path walks available from the cottage. Our only negatives were the lack of kindling, which we had to purchase ourselves, and the amount of visible cobwebs in the bedroom and living room areas. For the money paid, we would have expected it to be cleaned to a higher standard.

Reply from Classic Cottages

We are so glad to read that you enjoyed the location, Rock is a really lovely spot and a great base for some great coastal walks. Your feedback has of course been shared with the housekeeper but we so wish that we had heard from you at the time so that we could investigate and put right anything amiss for you. We hope to welcome you back or to another Classic Cottage in the future. Sarah, Customer Support

Beautiful cottage, we got married whilst staying here and it was perfect!

Once cleaned it was a nice cottage in a great location but rather expensive for two! Unfortunately I spent the first day of our holiday organising a deep clean as it was not in a fit state for rental

Reply from Classic Cottages

We're so pleased you liked the beautiful location of this cottage and hope you took the opportunity to explore the wonderful beaches and walks nearby. We're so sorry you had some issues on arrival but appreciate you giving us the chance to put these right. We really hope you had an enjoyable stay overall and would very much love to welcome you back again in the future. Kelsey, Customer Support

Good location for a relaxing holiday

A lovely cottage in a lovely location. Perfect for our family of five and our Vizsla. Plenty of space and great views over the farmland. Easy access to the lovely beaches and village facilities all within walking distance so nice not having to always use the car. The bakery up the road was a great find for some yummy treats.

We booked 3 Porthilly because of its location. The photographs on the website do not do justice to the property - the garden has been upgraded and the cooker has been replaced (which in my view was essential). Again, personally I would welcome a zip & link super king size bed in the large upstairs bedroom - 3' beds for adults are not ideal. The bathroom is adequate if you stand right in the corner whilst showering otherwise water floods over the lip of the bath onto the floor, as the shower screen is ineffective, I don't think the lower bedroom is damp, although as the front of the property is below the level of the lane outside, the floor under the carpeting is probably damp. The view from the upstairs room across the fields is currently very attractive but there is some development being undertaken just across the car park area so I'm not sure what impact that will have next year. Loads of hot water!

Reply from Classic Cottages

Thanks so much for sharing your review - we're delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay at 3 Porthilly and that the reality was even better than the photos!! We appreciate you letting us know about the shower screen and we'll pass this information on to the owner for investigation. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Julie, Customer Support

The cottage location is good however the cleanliness of the property is poor. The downstairs bedroom smelled damp. I would not recommend this cottage due to the damp.

Reply from Classic Cottages

Thank you for your review and feedback. We are sorry that some areas of cleanliness didn't match your expectations, as discussed with us during your stay. We hope that, despite this you managed to enjoy your stay. Julie, Customer Support

Glorious week in peaceful cottage with lovely views of field and cows but so wonderfully close to Porthilly Cove.

We loved the ferry to Padstow and walking back from the restaurants in Rock via the beach at low tide.

A read find and we will be hopefully be returning soon!

Lovely little cottage. Perfect for a week getaway - enough space for 2 couples. Excellent location for exploring Cornwall.

3 Porthilly was a perfect Cornish cottage with quirky features but very comfortable and ideal for all our needs. Lots of hot water & fluffy towels and very comfy beds. The location was perfect, near to beaches, bars and cafes and ferry to Padstow. Lots of lovely walks and easy drives to Cornish villages. The weather was unbelievable and the garden a bonus. We really enjoyed sitting out at The Mariners overlooking the lovely coast. So lovely to visit and relax after a long lockdown Thanks xx

Super modern cottage with fab views! But we found some kitchen equipment could have been better. We had a pizza one evening & couldn't find a pizza cutter. Another evening we had rice & the colander holes were too big!(the rice fell thro). Pretty little private sunny garden. Lovely to sit in & relax with a good book! Location! Location! Location! Best ever situation of any holiday cottage we have stayed in! Proximity to the beach was excellent for us & our labrador. She loved swimming in the sea. And we loved walking over the beach at low tide to the restaurants & shops.

We love this property and the location. We found some beautiful walks, safe & dog friendly beaches, we have already booked for next year. Thank You so much Classic Cottages, we had such a lovely relaxing holiday after an extended lockdown, so pleased to be able to travel again & out of lockdown having worked from home for more than 5 months. We now feel refreshed and ready to start work again. Kind Regards Julia & Phil Ellis And Eddie

Fantastic location. Perfect for a lockdown vacation. Easy to avoid too many people and still enjoy the beaches. Loved the provision of board games, garden and facilities provided. Great view from lounge. Thanks for a wonderful stay. :-)

Had a lovely week at 3 Porthilly in Rock. The cottage more than lived up to our expectations with gorgeous views over the surrounding countryside. A short walk down the lane takes you to Porthilly Beach and a short cut to two very good pubs and the Blue Tomato Restaurant. Enjoyed taking the ferry over to Padstow and exploring the surrounding beaches and bays with our dog Lottie.

This is a lovely, light, comfortable, spacious cottage in a superb location. Would love to stay again.

If you like long walks along the coastal path, enjoy breathtaking views nearby, are enthusiastic about art and very good food or just want to meet nice people wherever you go, 3 Porthilly is an excellent base for all of this! We enjoyed our stay in this cosy cottage which had everything we could have asked for. Most of all, we felt at home.

Reply from Classic Cottages

Thanks so much for your glowing review - we're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and experienced some good old-fashioned Cornish hospitality. We love to hear that our guests feel at home when they visit but 3 Porthilly really does make this easy - it's such a lovely property and we'd love to welcome you back in the future. Tressa, Customer Support


Reply from Classic Cottages

We're so sorry that this property didn't hit the spot for you. I know that you spoke with the team during your stay and that we visited the cottage again as a result. We really didn't find it horrible - we think it's a quirky and characterful old cottage - but have appreciated the chance to discuss and investigate your thoughts. Tanya, Customer Support

Very quiet and peaceful area with beautiful beaches and scenic views.

Great location, comfortable property.

It is a sparse equipped cottage with hardly any space for storage in a very good location.

Reply from Classic Cottages

Thanks for taking the time to review the cottage. We're sorry that you found it a little too minimal and will be in touch directly to discuss. Tanya, Customer Support

Lovely cottage. Modern, light and airy, but cosy too with fab efficient wood burner. Super location, close to beach, shops, restaurants and ferry.

Ticks all the boxes for a simple, but effective, family retreat in the heart of Rock. Felt at home straight away - missing the lazy evenings we had in the beautiful 1st floor lounge, with the cosy log burner crackling in the corner.

The cottage is in a good location and just a few minutes walk to the beach. The uphill walk back may be difficult for some with mobility problems though. We had a few issues, no markings on hotplate controls as worn away, no extra bin bags left or cleaning cloths for the kitchen, both of which we had to buy. No storage space for food. No mirrors in twin or single bedroom which could be a problem if you have teenagers with you. The lounge looked a bit sparse and not very cosy if the weather is bad and a lot of time is spent there. Just a few little touches needed to make this cottage more appealing and comfortable and value for money. But double bed comfortable, plenty of towells provided and constant hot water. Cream tea left for us was really appreciated and we enjoyed our week.

Reply from Classic Cottages

We're glad you had a great stay overall and enjoyed the area (and the comfy bed!). Thanks for letting us know about the hotplate markings. We think the photos give a clear picture of the style of the cottage, but your suggestions to make it even better are really interesting and we'll pass them on to the owner to consider. Tanya, Customer Support

Warm, cosy good location pronounced Porth illy. Take lots of change for carparks, ferry to/from Padstow is £4 return and there is a Night Taxi you phone for. Bakers and deli in Rock are very very good. There is a Spa and the Fish and Chip Shop is excellent.

Cosy yet well appointed cottage in excellent location for all the amenities that Rock has to offer.

A delightful retreat the perfect place for a family holiday-superb facilities and a fab location

A lovely cottage. Ideal for the family or a couple. Nice beach walks, safe for children to explore. Local services excellent.

Lovely cottage in a stunning part of the country!

Excellent location for Rock riverfront and for the ferry to Padstow - most days the car stayed parked at the cottage.

Great location lovely and quiet

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