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

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


A traditional Cornish cottage, Old Walls is set in the heart of the pretty village of Constantine, surrounded by the beautiful countryside of the north side of the Helford River. S...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £433 - £1015

1 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views in Portscatho, Cornwall.


With a beautiful sandy beach only two minutes' walk down the hill and spectacular sea views from the large picture windows in the sitting-room, Porthcurnick Studio is a surprisingl...

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

Price per week £295 - £630

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


If you are looking for a holiday home with its own private footpath to the beach, then look no further than Porthcurnick Lodge. Situated above the safe sandy beach of Porthcurnick ...

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

Price per week £488 - £1480 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot on selected dates.

3 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Hidden in the secluded hamlet of Lower Calamansack, Creek Cottage is discovered down a long private lane and has a stunning outlook across the prettiest part of the Helford River t...

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

Price per week £544 - £1250

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


Wem House with its sea views is in a truly exceptional location just above the safe sandy Porthcurnick Beach. Converted from an old farm building this detached cottage is immaculat...

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

Price per week £338 - £714

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


The Beach House is in a truly exceptional location just above safe sandy Porthcurnick Beach. The living-room has French doors that lead out to the patio and garden, with spectacula...

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

Price per week £394 - £875

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


Poised minutes away from Porthcurnick beach, this comfortable modern cottage has lovely sea views out to Gull Rock, Nare Head and beyond. One of a terrace of four, there is a prett...

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

Price per week £431 - £1180

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Portscatho.


Chick Cottage is in a fabulous location just above safe, sandy Porthcurnick Beach, where you will find the famous Hidden Hut, and opposite, the renowned Rosevine Hotel. The Driftwo...

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

Price per week £431 - £1180

3 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


White Cottage is a traditional Cornish cottage accessed down a long private lane with fabulous views over the most beautiful part of the Helford River across to Frenchman's Creek, ...

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

Price per week £598 - £1300

3 bedroom cottage near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Trevow is idyllically situated facing eastwards over fields towards the sea at Rosevine, only five minutes' walk from the National Trust coastal path and sandy beach at Porthcurnic...

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

Price per week £494 - £1505

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