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. 

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 79 self catering cottages in Helston to show you...

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


This little gem of a cottage has been lovingly renovated to the highest standard, creating a stylish and comfortable place to relax in the heart of beautiful Cornwall. Snuggled up ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £363 - £696

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  • 10% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £473.28 £425.95

  • 10% off

    27 Oct 2018 - 3 Nov 2018

    £403.68 £363.31

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...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £452 - £1155

Each and every one of our cottages is fully equipped with everything you’ll need on holiday.

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
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £452 - £1150

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

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


Set at the heart of this friendly community, this delightful old cottage is listed on the Mullion Heritage Trail, its records dating back to 1783. With a covered parking space besi...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £448 - £1140

Rural cabin for 2 near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Tucked away in a quiet corner of the owners' smallholding, this cute cabin is perfect if you are seeking a romantic getaway or a bijou base for exploring this beautiful part of Cor...

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

Price per week £339 - £665

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Praa Sands, West Cornwall.


Close to the coast, yet away from the crowds and traffic, Tresawls Lodge is set in the quiet hamlet of Trescowe. The beautiful surfing beach at Praa Sands is a five minute drive aw...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £506 - £1291

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Mullion.


Situated on the edge of Mullion, the largest village on the Lizard with its art galleries, shops, inns and cafes, this grand old Edwardian house fulfils the requirements of modern ...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £668 - £1870

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2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Over 200 years old, this lovely stone cottage overlooking Stithians Reservoir is perfectly positioned for exploring Cornwall. Attached to but facing away from the Owner's home, the...

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

Price per week £258 - £636

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  • 30% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £432.48 £302.74

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Hayle, West Cornwall.


Pretty single-storey Sunrise Barn is set apart from the other farm buildings across the courtyard with steps up to the sunny enclosed back garden complete with private hot tub over...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £415 - £1038

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