Cottages by the sea in Cornwall

With over three-hundred miles of stunning coastline vistas, consider Cornwall the county which brings you closest to the sea.

A county of elemental beauty, cottages by the sea in Cornwall put you face to face with its most impressive feature: the mercurial ocean.

Quaint villages such as Mousehole and Portloe attest to the sea’s influence on the county’s bygone inhabitants; the bustling ports of Falmouth and Penzance to its continuing importance to the county’s vitality.

Start your own family’s love-affair with the county in one of our holiday cottages in Cornwall by the sea. Family friendly adventures begin on one of the county’s many stunning sandy beaches: try Perranporth, Carbis Bay or Sennen Cove

Strike out to the wild and wind-swept Lizard peninsula and Lands’ End: the country’s most southerly and westerly point, respectively. If you’re looking for a splash of rest and relaxation, chill with a glass of something cold in a bar with a sea view in sophisticated Rock or popular Newquay.

If wildlife’s your thing, Cornwall has it all. Spot dolphins from not only boats, but even beach cafes all along this coastline. Try Watergate Bay or Fistral Beach in the summer months. Hosts of rare breed maritime birds make the coastal estuaries and cliffs their home: along most stretches of the South West Coast Path you are given prime access to their seaside sanctuaries.

Whatever your coastal passion, a self catering holiday by the sea in Cornwall mean sunsets over the water; the chance to witness the elements at work and the opportunity to indulge in the bounty of the seaside: surf, sand, sun and fun!

We have 420 self catering cottages near the sea in Cornwall

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near St Just.


This traditional detached cottage is set in a quiet hamlet, close to the South West Coast Path and Nanquidno Cove. A huge garden, stream and pond will provide the setting for al fr...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £387 - £782

3 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near St Mawes, Cornwall.


Semi-detached Crugsillick Court has reversed accommodation with the spacious sitting-room on the entry level with comfortable sofas, a warming wood-burner and a doorway through to ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £390 - £896

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Praa Sands.


As its name suggests, this delightful cottage overlooks the pretty 14th Century church in the quaint village of Germoe and is only a mile from the child-friendly sandy beach at Pra...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £398 - £995

3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


Close to the centre of the village of Portscatho, with its harbour, slipway, shops, galleries, pub and beach, Sanderling is a great base for a family holiday. This immaculately fur...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £399 - £1065

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near St Ives.


The well-maintained enclosed gardens and terrace will entice you to Trevail on the outskirts of Carbis Bay, renowned for its beautiful family beach and restaurants. Trevail is all ...

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £400 - £999

3 bedroom cottage with sea views near Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Bloomers' is a charming cottage with stunning sea views over the Cornish coast. It sits in idyllic countryside and provides a peaceful space to escape the stresses of everyday life...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £409 - £940

Dogs go free on holidays starting between 29th June to 5th July.

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Coverack.


Located a five minute walk from the pretty village of St Keverne and less than 10 minutes' drive from the sandy bay at Coverack, this traditional stone cottage built in 1900 has en...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sun

Price per week £421 - £915

3 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near St Ives, West Cornwall.


This large, detached traditional farmhouse was built in 1798 and has an open plan kitchen/dining-room with an inglenook fireplace housing a wood-burner; across the hallway are the ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

Price per week £426 - £860

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Portscatho.


Lowenna is a delightful semi-detached barn conversion with Bryher (3132) next door. Perfect for families, it is located in a lovely rural setting just a five minute walk from Porth...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £428 - £1097

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Mousehole.


Located behind the secret garden wall of historic Nancealverne House (1895), Apple Loft Cottage is set in idyllic surroundings. This newly converted property (sleeps five plus one ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £439 - £1098

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