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.

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 164 self catering cottages in Falmouth to show you...

3 bedroom self catering cottage 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

Price per week £387 - £910

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 Sat

Price per week £580 - £1260

1 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


What a view you will lap up from this pretty, traditional end of terrace cottage in the centre of the charming seaside village of Portscatho. As the name suggests, the cottage is l...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £409 - £735

4 bedroom cottage with sea views near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Overlooking the sea with a panoramic view of Gerrans Bay, this spacious and extremely comfortable house has been decorated throughout with a stylish and discerning contemporary eye...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £745 - £2071

3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


Approached by a flight of open-tread wooden steps, this luxurious seafront apartment is tucked away near the slipway to the beach at Portscatho. The large glass walled dining-room ...

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

Price per week £489 - £1407

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


This lovely, extremely comfortable and stylish end of terrace property enjoys amazing sea views of Gerrans Bay. Its terraced rear garden – a plantsman's delight – has relaxing shel...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £589 - £1581

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


This large dormer bungalow is ideal for family holidays, being situated in Portscatho and only a few minutes’ walk from the coastal path, which leads to the safe sandy beach at Por...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £439 - £1516

4 bedroom cottage with sea views near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


This charming Victorian semi-detached house, with wonderful views of Gerrans Bay, has been tastefully restored throughout to provide excellent holiday accommodation. In a quiet par...

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

Price per week £638 - £1747

4 bedroom cottage in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


The location of this traditional Cornish house can only be described as fabulous. Perfectly situated with an uninterrupted outlook over Gerrans Bay, it lies in the heart of the sma...

  • Sleeps 8
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £731 - £2030

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


Set on the water’s edge in the popular fishing village of Portscatho, Top Deck’s light and airy open plan living area has stunning views across the tiny harbour and out over Gerran...

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

Price per week £427 - £995

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