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 68 seaside holiday homes to enjoy them all the more.Read 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 68 self catering places to stay within a mile of the sea in North Cornwall.

Coastal seaside cottages in North Cornwall

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

7 nights from £408

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Agnes, North Cornwall.


This delightful semi-detached cottage is found less than a mile from the centre of the upbeat village of St Agnes on the north Cornish coast. The interior is charming and has a ...

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

7 nights from £408

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

7 nights from £412

2 bedroom thatched cottage near the beach in Crantock, Cornwall.


Crantock village and its sandy beach are very popular with visitors to this area of north Cornwall, and justly so. Nestling in the centre of the village, The Hermitage is a semi-...

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

7 nights from £412

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  • 20% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £514.80 £411.84

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

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

7 nights from £428

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


Francis' is a delightful mid-terraced cottage that provides a welcome year-round retreat – as soon as you walk over the threshold you will feel your shoulders drop. The lovely, com...

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

7 nights from £428

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

7 nights from £433

2 bedroom, rural cottage near the sea near Portreath, North Cornwall.


A tranquil location, pretty countryside, great beaches and a warm welcome are waiting for you when you stay at Wingfield Cottage. Cleverly designed and using the natural beauty of ...

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

7 nights from £433

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £454

2 bedroom, rural cottage near the sea near Mawgan Porth, Cornwall.


Grab your body-boards and wetsuits, walking boots and binoculars, buckets and spades and head off to Skiber-an-Fenten for a holiday that promises to be packed full of coastal caper...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £454

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    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £567.84 £454.27

  • Sleeps 8
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £503 *

4 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach in Port Isaac, Cornwall.


Want the best of both worlds, then look no further than Trefreock Barn. The beautiful rural setting, shared only with a handful of near neighbours, set in a peaceful hamlet of only...

  • Sleeps 8
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £503 *

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  • 10% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £743.58 £669.22

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £550 *

4 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Crantock, North Cornwall.


Crantock is an utterly charming village on the north Cornwall coast with thatched cottages, a village green, two pubs, Post Office and shop, craft shop, tea room and a truly fantas...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £550 *

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £586

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Bude, Cornwall.


Puffin's Nest is an absolute gem! Set in the heart of the delightful village of Poughill, opposite the historic village church, this gorgeous 17th Century terraced cottage has been...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £586

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    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £732.16 £585.73

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

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £624

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Agnes, North Cornwall.


This gorgeous contemporary cottage is set in the heart of thriving St Agnes, tucked into an unexpectedly secluded spot along the Owner’s private lane. Superb quality and attention ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £624

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £780.00 £624.00

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £770

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Agnes, North Cornwall.


This is a fabulous holiday cottage, combining contemporary architecture, superb quality and stunning location in one sumptuous package. Just a five minute stroll from the sand a...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £770

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