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

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

7 nights from £591

4 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Set in a large tree-lined garden in a tranquil countryside location, Higher Carnon Farmhouse offers peace, seclusion and privacy. This lovely old house is just five miles from Falm...

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

7 nights from £591

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

7 nights from £520

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Set in the tranquil heart of Cornwall’s countryside just outside the village of Stithians, Little Seaureaugh (formerly known as Seaureugh Cottage) is the perfect rural getaway. Wit...

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

7 nights from £520

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1996

5 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


What a superb family get-together house this is, stunningly attractive both inside and out with masses of space, a private hot tub and shared use of an indoor heated swimming pool,...

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1996

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £782 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with hot tub near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Drift is an outstanding luxury eco-house set in a tranquil countryside location close to the beaches and marinas of Falmouth. There are three bedrooms, three bath or shower-rooms, ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £782 *

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

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £700

1 bedroom, dog friendly home with a pool near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Cedar is perfect for couples, a beautifully appointed and luxuriously spacious retreat offering a wonderfully chilled-out holiday experience. There are floor to ceiling windows in ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £700

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £651

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Willow is part of The Emerald, an award-winning eco development set in tranquil countryside just minutes from Falmouth and Truro, and is a lovely contemporary single-storey eco-ret...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £651

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £782 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Coast is a superb luxury eco-house set in a fabulously tranquil location close to the marinas and beaches of maritime Falmouth. With three bedrooms and three bath or shower-rooms, ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £782 *

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £700

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with a swimming pool near Falmouth


Fern is a beautifully appointed and luxuriously spacious retreat for couples, perfect for a wonderfully chilled-out holiday. The open plan living-room has floor to ceiling windows ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £700

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £773

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


The Gatehouse is a beautiful single-storey detached cottage offering luxurious accommodation for families and couples, set in a tranquil countryside location between Falmouth and T...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £773

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £295

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


This delectably simple little pied-a-terre, set midway between both coasts, makes an ideal base for exploring Cornwall. The private south-facing garden, with its handy shed for bik...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £295

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