Falmouth Cottages

When booking a Falmouth holiday cottage you won't be disappointed with this maritime treat. The location is stunning, with winding streets and terraced roads of shops, cafes, bars and cottages. All this, snuggled between the palm fronted beaches along Falmouth Bay and its famous harbour, overlooked and protected by Pendennis Castle and its sister castle over the river at St Mawes. Enjoy the view from our Falmouth Webcam.Read more

You can leave your car at the holiday cottage as everything is on your doorstep and there are plenty of things to do. Or, take the river taxis up to Truro or across to St Mawes and spend time exploring another part of Cornwall. Falmouth is well placed for discovering all of west Cornwall.

Falmouth's maritime history is unique. Having the third deepest natural harbour in the world, it became the centre of the postal network to the British Empire and the first place news was landed before spreading across the land. It is now often the start or finish point of various ‘round the world' record breaking voyages and the Tall Ship's race, one not to be missed. Today Falmouth is home to the National Maritime Museum, which is well worth a visit, as well as a plethora of watersport facilities. Holidays can easily be spent sailing, fishing or diving in the bay or up the river.

Gyllyngvase beach in Falmouth is stunning all year round battle reenactment at Pendennis castle in Falmouth

A Falmouth holiday could not be complete without visiting at least one of the many galleries. Falmouth Art School was founded there in 1902 and many of the students have never left, resulting in a vibrant art scene. Much of it is inspired by the locale, the scenery is inspirational and the way of life allows for many a story to be told through creative means. Pick up a Cornish memento to take back with you and provoke happy memories for years to come.

Being on the coast, there is a family friendly shoreline to enjoy. All four beaches; Castle, Gyllyngvase, Swanpool and Maenporth, are sandy and sheltered from the swells and prevailing wind, perfect for a family holiday in Falmouth. They also have rock pools at low tide for the kids (and dads) to explore to their heart's content when they've finished building sandcastles and eating icecreams.

If you're staying in one of our dog friendly Falmouth cottages you will be spoilt for choice as you are never too far from a rural walk. From the coast path with its panoramic sea views to the many footpaths criss-crossing the surrounding countryside… take your pick!

Take a boat trip up one of the many local rivers

We have 155 self catering cottages in Falmouth to show you...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £376

2 bedroom cottage near the beach near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Just off the village square, this Grade II Listed cottage built of traditional cob is one of the oldest in the village of Portscatho. It retains the charm and authenticity of a tra...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £376

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

7 nights from £360

2 bedroom cottage near the beach in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Opal Cottage is a pretty end of terrace cottage situated in the corner of the village square and only a two minute walk from the harbour, beach and coastal path. Comfortably furnis...

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

7 nights from £360

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

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

7 nights from £650

3 bedroom dog friendly cottage near the beach near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


This truly stunning Cornish cottage is located in a quiet terrace just off the square in the charming village of Portscatho only a short stroll from the shops, galleries, harbour, ...

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

7 nights from £650

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

7 nights from £394

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


This surprisingly spacious holiday home is only 250 yards away from the stunning National Trust coast footpath and just a 10 minute stroll from picturesque Portscatho harbour, the ...

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

7 nights from £394

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

7 nights from £465

3 bedroom cottage near the beach near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


This is a stylish and comfortable semi-detached property (the left-hand side of the building in the photograph) offering excellent accommodation for extended families and couples a...

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

7 nights from £465

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

7 nights from £429

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


This lovely semi-detached Victorian house is tucked away just off the village square in the picturesque village of Portscatho, on the beautiful Roseland peninsula. The reversed lev...

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

7 nights from £429

  • Sleeps 12 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1100

6 bedroom holiday home near the beach in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


This gorgeous Victorian double-fronted village house is set in the heart of the pretty fishing village of Portscatho with the beach, harbour, shops and galleries all within five mi...

  • Sleeps 12 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1100

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

7 nights from £324 *

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Truro, South Cornwall.


Ancarva is a quintessential cosy Cornish cottage with a secret garden and is the perfect escape. Greeted by classical music as you walk through the front door, you will relax strai...

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

7 nights from £324 *

Arrive at your handpicked holiday home safe in the knowledge it’s been fully inspected.

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

7 nights from £410

3 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views near the beach near Portscatho.


This spacious first floor apartment is in the very heart of this lovely coastal village, with two tempting art galleries below it, the picturesque harbour with its fishing boats an...

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

7 nights from £410

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

7 nights from £592

2 bedroom cottage with sea views in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Set right on the waterside in the pretty seaside village of Portscatho, this gorgeous cottage is holiday heaven. With a feather-filled sofa set before a toasty wood-burner and supe...

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

7 nights from £592

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