Porthtowan Cottages

Having a holiday in Porthtowan offers more than you would expect. You can leave the car parked the whole week and just enjoy the family friendly beach; manned by lifeguards, it offers vast expanses of sand at low tide and a sheltered cove at high tide, with two family-friendly pubs overlooking the beach offering great food and a few shops to buy the essential beach gear and ice creams of course! 

Alternatively, set off from your Porthtowan cottage and walk the cliff paths for as far as your legs will take you - if you're bringing your dog this will make their holiday. Walking east you will reach St Agnes and pass some of the most photographed mining buildings in the country, with the stunning cliffs and sandy beaches as a backdrop. To the east you will reach the harbour of Portreath and on beyond to Gwithian, or if you are feeling adventurous you can hire a bike and do the Portreath to Devoran cycle trail.

To the south the nearest town is Redruth which is now home to Heartlands, a free visitor attraction with a giant adventure playground for kids, art and craft studios and a funky cafe. It is also worth visiting the Tehidy Country Park which is again free and offers miles of woodland walks for the kids to explore. We would highly recommend a visit in May when the woods to the north are carpeted in bluebells.

Use the filters on the left of the page to help find your ideal cottage in Porthtowan.The village of Porthtowan is tucked at the top of the hill behind the beach. Only a short walk down the hill from the main village is the beach for which this village is best known - a firm family favourite.

We have 46 self catering cottages in Porthtowan to show you...

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near St Agnes.


Clifftop location? Tick. Stunning coastal views? Tick. Hot tub to soak away the stresses of everyday life while drinking in the view? Tick. Ocean Breeze certainly ticks all the rig...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £792 - £2395 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot on selected dates. 2 bedrooms are excluded at the discounted rate (please specify which bedrooms you would like when booking).

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near St Agnes.


Perfectly positioned on the clifftop overlooking Porthtowan, Sun View offers a wonderful backdrop for families and friends wanting to unwind and discover this stunning part of nort...

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

Price per week £670 - £1995 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 8 Sep and 3 Nov 2018.

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2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Portreath, North Cornwall.


Farm Cottage is a comfortable detached rural property which enjoys a tranquil location and yet is only two miles from the small seaside resort village of Porthtowan with its restau...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £269 - £840 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot on selected dates. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

  • 20% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £495.60 £396.48

2 bedroom, rural cottage near the sea near Portreath, North Cornwall.


Practically a stone's throw from the Coast to Coast cycle tramway and only a few minutes' drive from several spectacular sandy beaches, Kernel's Barn is set back from the road betw...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £311 - £796 *

* Includes 15% off for parties up to 2 + cot on selected dates.

2 bedroom, rural cottage near the sea near Portreath, North Cornwall.


A tranquil location, pretty countryside, great beaches and a warm welcome are waiting for you when you stay at Wingfield Cottage. Cleverly designed and using the natural beauty of ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £400 - £995

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near St Agnes, North Cornwall.


Just a couple of miles from sandy Porthtowan beach on the glorious north Cornish coast, Strawberry Fields is the perfect place for fun family holidays and friends' gatherings. All ...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £660 - £1650

Rural glamping wagon near the beach at Porthtowan, North Cornwall.


Situated just outside the delightful hamlet of Mawla, only two miles from Porthtowan's sandy beach, is Blackberry Jack's Wagon, a genuine and utterly charming former steam-engine d...

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

Price per week £262 - £530

Rural shepherds hut near the beach at Porthtowan, North Cornwall.


Situated in a quiet rural little spot just two miles from Porthtowan you'll find Hannah's Haven. Named after the owners' daughter, this quirky shepherd's hut offers comfortable acc...

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

Price per week £262 - £530

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3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near St Agnes, North Cornwall.


Just a few minutes' drive from the renowned surfing beaches of Porthtowan and Perranporth, Honeysuckle Cottage is a perfect base for exploring this dramatically beautiful part of C...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £426 - £1000

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near St Agnes, North Cornwall.


With sweeping countryside views, detached Winnie's Cottage lies down a quarter-mile long unmade farm track, overlooking pastures and the countryside beyond. Apart from Honeysuckle ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £426 - £995

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