Cottages by the sea in North Cornwall

With so many miles of scenic coastline, North Cornwall is the perfect destination for a holiday by the sea. The views are a little more rugged here, a little more spectacular, so cosy up in one of 65 seaside holiday homes to enjoy them all the more.

Our cottages are second to none, but add a sea view to the mix and you've got a seaside holiday that will go beyond the highest expectations. North Cornwall has awesome towering cliffs as backdrops to swelling seas, spectacular vantage points from which to look out at the horizon. 

Find yourself a luxury coastal cottage to cosy up in or a beachside property for sunny summer days, holiday accommodation by the sea suits any weather at any time of year. Take a step back from the North Cornwall shore and choose a holiday home with a view of the sea instead - a beckoning glimpse of sparkling blue sea through the trees will get anyone out of bed in the morning.

From Portreath's wide sandy beach up to the upmarket town of St Agnes, on to the excitement and surf of Newquay, through a food-filled visit to Padstow, waving hello to Doc Martin in Port Isaac, dropping in on the legends of Tintagel and finishing off for watersports in Bude, this coastline is one filled with all the seaside antics you could imagine.

Even if it's just a for a coastal short break, the sea air will benefit your well-being, find yourself one of our secluded beach cottages in North Cornwall or set yourself up in a bustling harbour town, either way don't forget your four-legged friend who would love long walks along the coast path from one of our dog-friendly properties with sea views.

Whatever tickles your fancy, we've got 65 self catering places to stay within a mile of the sea in North Cornwall.

Coastal seaside cottages in North Cornwall

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Boscastle.


Snuck down a little lane close to the shores of the north Cornish coast, Driftwood is the ideal retreat for two. Small but perfectly formed, this charming bolthole nestles next to ...

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

Price per week £291 - £550

1 bedroom apartment near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


With a bird's eye view overlooking Boscastle's picturesque Jordan Vale, this charming little bolt-hole for two is a great base for exploring the delights of this lovely village and...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £307 - £579

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

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


Beacon Top Bottom is a delightfully bijou cottage nestled in the slopes of St Agnes Beacon. Ideally situated for exploring this stunning area of north Cornwall, this cosy little bo...

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

Price per week £317 - £640

1 bedroom, cottage with hot tub and sea views in Perranporth.


Set down an unmade bridleway close to the surfing beach at Perranporth, The Summer House is a perfect bolthole for couples. Enjoying wonderful sea views, this delightful little hid...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £320 - £695

1 bedroom apartment near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Lowarth is an idyllic haven perfectly situated to enjoy peace and tranquility to your hearts' content yet only a short stroll down to Boscastle's picturesque harbour. At Lowarth, t...

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

Price per week £340 - £740

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Littlecott is an ideal bolthole for exploring all the delights in and around Boscastle. The accommodation is very comfortable (and includes a king-size bed), bright and light with ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £342 - £645

2 bedroom apartment near the beach in Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall.


How do you fancy your own seaside bolthole just 200 yards from the golden sands at Mawgan Porth? – well look no further than Seahorses! All on one level, this fabulous south-facing...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £348 - £1270 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 3 Mar and 16 Jun 2018.

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Packed with character, charm and comfort, Little St Hugh is a cosy retreat for two, tucked away in the pretty village of Boscastle, that will have you leaving your worries behind f...

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

Price per week £366 - £740

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1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near St Agnes.


Just yards from the coastal footpath and spectacular clifftop walks above Porthtowan beach on the rugged north Cornish coast, Ocean Retreat is the perfect bolthole for walkers, sur...

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

Price per week £389 - £846

Shepherd$6s Hut with outstanding sea views near Padstow, North Cornwall.


Wow will definitely be your first word when you arrive at gorgeous Tregwelan Shepherd's Hut. With spectacular views of the Camel Estuary and the delights of Padstow just a 20 minut...

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

Price per week £397 - £750

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