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! Read more

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 29 self catering cottages in Porthtowan to show you...

New bookings can be placed for any holiday arriving on or after the 4th July 2020. COVID-19

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £870

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

7 nights from £870

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

7 nights from £303 *

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

7 nights from £303 *

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

7 nights from £262

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

7 nights from £262

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

7 nights from £262

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

7 nights from £262

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

7 nights from £444

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

7 nights from £444

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £269 *

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Portreath, North Cornwall.


The village of Bridge is a short drive from the sandy beaches of Portreath on the north Cornwall coast, and located on the outskirts of this little hamlet is Orchard Leigh Cottage....

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £269 *

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

7 nights from £376

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in St Agnes, North Cornwall.


St Agnes, on the north coast of Cornwall, has something for everyone! Choose from spectacular walks, a great surfing beach or a fantastically rated restaurant, Aggie has it all. ...

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

7 nights from £376

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £317

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in St Agnes, Cornwall.


Beacon Top Bottom is a charming little cottage nestled in the slopes of St Agnes Beacon. Ideally situated for exploring this stunning area of north Cornwall, this cosy little bolth...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £317

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

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

7 nights from £866 *

3 bedroom cottage with sea views in Portreath, North Cornwall.


This is a beach house in every sense of the word, with light, bright open spaces, indoor-outdoor living on the private roof-deck lounge and views to leave you speechless. Giant win...

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

7 nights from £866 *

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

7 nights from £753 *

3 bedroom cottage with sea views in Portreath, North Cornwall.


This stunningly designed contemporary beach house with unobstructed views over Portreath beach is likely to take your breath away. The liberal use of glass floods the living space ...

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

7 nights from £753 *

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