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 the 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 is stunning all year round Pendennis castle

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

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


Rural in feel, Higher Treluswell Barn is actually only a 10 minute drive from the bustling town and sailing waters of Falmouth, where ferries sail to St Mawes, Truro and the Helfor...

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

Price per week £472 - £1180

3 bedroom cottage with river views near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Set above the banks of the beautiful Percuil estuary, this outstanding period property enjoys fabulous views over the water from nearly all the rooms in the house. The south-facing...

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

Price per week £885 - £2185


The Sail Loft has the most spectacular views from the floor to ceiling picture window in the large open plan living-room. Oak floors, vaulted ceiling with oak beams, a cosy contemp...

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots in 2 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1321 - £3200

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


The Sail Loft has the most spectacular views from the floor to ceiling picture window in the large open plan living-room. Oak floors, vaulted ceiling with oak beams, a cosy contemp...

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

Price per week £436 - £1015

6 bedroom holiday home near the beach near St Mawes, South Cornwall.


Cuilan is situated overlooking the Percuil River in what can only be described as one of the most idyllic spots on the Roseland. A large house built to a very high specification, o...

  • Sleeps 14 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £761 - £3295 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 2 Jun and 23 Jun 2018, 6 Oct and 13 Oct 2018, 3 Nov and 8 Dec 2018. 20% off for parties up to 8 + cot between 2 Jun and 23 Jun 2018, 6 Oct and 13 Oct 2018, 3 Nov and 8 Dec 2018.

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in St Mawes, Cornwall.


Right at the water’s edge on the beautiful Percuil River and tucked at the end of a quiet lane, Westward’s tranquil location and stunning views are sublime. Nearly all the rooms ha...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £698 - £2890 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 6 + cot between 22 Sep and 20 Oct 2018, 3 Nov and 15 Dec 2018. Only three bedrooms are available at this discounted rate, please let us know which rooms you require.30% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 22 Sep and 20 Oct 2018, 3 Nov and 15 Dec 2018. Only two bedrooms are available at this discounted rate, please let us know which rooms you require.

Dogs go free on holidays starting between 29th June to 5th July.

3 bedroom, rural cottage near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Quay Cottage is all about location, location, location and wow, have they got it right! Situated at the end of a private track, perched at the edge of the woods above the tidal Per...

  • Sleeps 7
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £707 - £1910

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


Goonreeve House is a lovely example of a traditional Cornish granite-built house, perfect for families with its big rooms, high ceilings and wonderfully comfortable accommodation. ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £508 - £1270

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near St Mawes.


There are fabulous views over the sailing waters around St Mawes from both the garden and first floor living-room of this contemporary eco-house, set on the edge of St Just in Rose...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £444 - £1387 *

4 bedroom cottage with sea views near St Just In Roseland.


With wonderful views looking out above the church at St Just in Roseland towards the Carrick Roads, this newly-built, end of terrace house is decorated with great flair and in cont...

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

Price per week £478 - £1870 *

* Includes 15% off for parties up to 6 + cot between 9 Jun and 7 Jul 2018, 1 Sep and 8 Dec 2018. 30% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 9 Jun and 7 Jul 2018, 1 Sep and 8 Dec 2018.

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