Cottages by the Sea in Cornwall

With over three-hundred miles of stunning coastline vistas, Cornwall is synonymous with the coast. Find yourself a cosy cottage a short walk from a beach, or perch high on the cliffs with a stunning sea view property. When you book a cottage by the sea in Cornwall, you won't fail to be enchanted by the allure of the sapphire depths. Read more

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 points, 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 or beach cafes, but even your own seaside cottage. 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 means 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 403 cottages by the sea in Cornwall

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

7 nights from £517

3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


There are superb views over Falmouth harbour from this lovely family house, perfect for watching the yachts, dinghies, cruise liners and naval ships out on the water and the coming...

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

7 nights from £517

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    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £645.98 £516.78

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £523

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Lamorna Cove.


From your large south-facing balcony at reverse level Tremornah, you can look down on your own glistening hot tub set in a private enclosed garden; there's also a fabulous barbecue...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £523

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    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £654.07 £523.26

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £526

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


This lovingly updated 18th Century cottage is found in the picturesque village of St Just-in-Roseland, only a couple of miles from the beaches and sailing waters of St Mawes on the...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £526

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    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £656.91 £525.53

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £527

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


This pretty Grade II Listed Edwardian Lodge is peacefully situated in the middle of the Rosteague Manor Estate, surrounded by views over meadows and ancient woodland; this is a tru...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £527

  • Sleeps 6
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £528

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Fowey, Cornwall.


With fabulous panoramic views over the rooftops of Polruan and the sparkling water of the River Fowey, and Fowey itself on the other side of the estuary, this lovely Victorian seas...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £528

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

7 nights from £530

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Portscatho.


This large contemporary detached house is set in an elevated position halfway between the lovely villages of Gerrans and Portscatho. Carefully designed so the living spaces face to...

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

7 nights from £530

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

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

7 nights from £535

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Mawes, South Cornwall.


Hillside is a modern family house situated in an elevated position above St Mawes with panoramic views from upstairs down over the river and the sea beyond. The spacious accommodat...

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

7 nights from £535

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

7 nights from £544

4 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Just yards from a private marina full of yachts of all sizes, Marina View is a modern town house offering excellent accommodation and ideal for families or groups of friends. Se...

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

7 nights from £544

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £547

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


This superb property is in an exclusive row of just three individually designed houses just a five minute walk down the hill to St Mawes' picturesque harbour and village centre wit...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £547

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

7 nights from £551

3 bedroom cottage near the beach and Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Newlyn has everything that you will need on your adventure in the far west of Cornwall. Leave your cars and stroll into the village along the footpath; it will only take you and yo...

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

7 nights from £551

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