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 412 self catering cottages near the sea in Cornwall

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Sennen, Cornwall.


Perched above the harbour at Sennen Cove, Albatross is a stylish three-storey terraced retreat with wonderful sea views, perfect come rain or shine, as the roaring wood-burner in t...

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

Price per week £472 - £1293

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Padstow, Cornwall.


From the minute you arrive at Treretherne Barn you will be mesmerised by the truly stunning panoramic views of the Camel Estuary and rolling countryside. Located at the end of an u...

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

Price per week £480 - £1200

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


Rock is a very special destination and, coupled with the comfort and deceptively spacious interior of this charming Cornish terraced cottage, guests are assured a wonderful holiday...

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

Price per week £482 - £1320

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mullion, West Cornwall.


The pretty village of Mullion is the largest on the Lizard, with shops, pubs and restaurants clustering around the 15th Century church of St Mellanus which lies at its heart. Locat...

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

Price per week £488 - £1220

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


Pollywinky Cottage is a traditional terraced cottage, situated in the sleepy hamlet of Treknow perched high on Cornwall's breathtaking north coast. Only a few minutes from your doo...

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

Price per week £490 - £1065

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea in Boscastle, Cornwall.


Boscastle needs little introduction, its picturesque harbour being a well-known Cornish landmark. A mere two minute stroll back from the fishing boats tucked below the harbour wall...

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

Price per week £510 - £1275

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Rosedale is a traditional detached cottage which enjoys a fantastically convenient location set back slightly from the main road leading to the famously popular St Ives, its wonder...

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

Price per week £512 - £1280

Rural cottage close to sandy beaches and 20 mins from St Ives.


Less than a mile as the crow flies across the countryside from the sandy beaches at Gwithian, this traditional farmhouse is the perfect base for a relaxing holiday in this beautifu...

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £518 - £1295

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3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in St Mawes, Cornwall.


This charming bungalow, painted blue and white, commands fabulous panoramic sea views over St Mawes harbour, the Percuil river and also towards St Anthony headland and the wide ope...

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

Price per week £527 - £1495

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in St Mawes, Cornwall.


Set at the end of a quiet lane in the heart of St Mawes, with wonderful views over the Percuil River, this single-storey cottage is a perfect holiday bolthole. Accessed by a couple...

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

Price per week £548 - £1370

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