Helston Cottages

This historic town is known as the ‘Gateway to the Lizard' and is perfectly located for touring the far west of Cornwall from our Helston cottages. The town centre has an eclectic mix of small shops, cafes, historic cottages and fascinating buildings. As a result it has been the used as the backdrop for many a film and costume drama. Read more

There is a strong arts scene developing in Helston in conjunction with the town museum. The museum is a hidden gem, much bigger than you'd expect and housing many an interesting artefact and tale to be told. Here you can pick up the Town Trail, and follow the history of Helston around the ancient cottage lined streets, spotting Celtic crosses, medieval bridges and wells.

At the bottom of the town is the boating lake, with eco café and swan inhabited island. A skate park and children's play-area make this the ideal place to visit on holiday with the family for a bite to eat and a cup of tea. From here, you can carry on down the Cober Valley and explore the Penrose Estate with its well-trodden paths, all the way along the coastal path to Porthleven.

Outside the top end of town, many families who holiday in Helston visit the renowned Flambard theme park. With lots of rides, attractions and entertainment, there is also the strong historical context with a Victorian Village and Britain in the Blitz exhibition, and a large indoor soft play centre for under elevens.

Helston is possibly best known for Flora Day, when the brass band belt out the floral dance tune made famous by Terry Wogan. The tradition of the furry dance, where locals dance through the streets in procession and dressed in all their finery, brings people from far and wide for a May holiday in Helston.

We have 78 self catering cottages in Helston to show you...

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7 nights from £752 *

4 bedroom cottage with sea views in Praa Sands, West Cornwall.


Feel the sand, made from seashells, between your toes on the family-friendly, mile-long sandy beach at Praa Sands which is a mere hop skip and a jump from this fabulously spacious ...

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7 nights from £752 *

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    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £1239.45 £991.56

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7 nights from £326

Luxury Shepherds Hut sleeping 2 with sea views near Praa Sands.


Delightful Mr Blue Sky's picture window frames a beautiful garden vista, while in the distance you can see a panorama of the Atlantic sea. In this seaside-themed shepherd's hut eve...

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7 nights from £326

  • Sleeps 2
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7 nights from £322

Shepherds hut with sea views near Praa Sands.


What could be more wonderful than breathtaking sea views from your cosy shepherd's hut? Positioned so that you can see right out to the far Atlantic, Forget-Me-Not is cleverly desi...

  • Sleeps 2
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7 nights from £322

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £522 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Helford, West Cornwall.


Miranda Cottage is a quintessential Cornish thatched cottage in the heart of the village of St Martin, a short distance from the famous sailing waters of the Helford River. Bea...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £522 *

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    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £570.00 £456.00

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7 nights from £302

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mullion, West Cornwall.


Step down into the quiet quadrangle of attractive granite barns, cross the communal garden, open the door and you will find the most perfectly charming retreat for two. Nestling be...

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7 nights from £302

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    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £377.00 £301.60

  • Sleeps 4
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7 nights from £439

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Mullion, Cornwall.


Tucked away in the centre of Mullion yet within a mile of the beach, little Corlan Cottage is surrounded by beautiful countryside. The village shops and facilities are just beyond ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £439

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

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
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7 nights from £598

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, ...

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7 nights from £598

  • Sleeps 4
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7 nights from £407

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mullion, West Cornwall.


Centrally located in the popular village of Mullion on the Lizard peninsula, The Old Chapel, built in 1840, has been converted into a fabulous first floor apartment. Outside, the p...

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7 nights from £407

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    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £508.20 £406.56

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
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7 nights from £460

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Mullion, Cornwall.


With views towards the sea from all the rear windows Gwennap View is a comfortable, deceptively spacious detached bungalow set in a pleasant residential area of Mullion, a village ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
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7 nights from £460

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    6 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019

    £615.60 £492.48

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7 nights from £544

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
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7 nights from £544

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