Full of Cornish charm, this welcoming holiday cottage with stunning sea views across Newlyn Harbour, St Michaels Mount and Penzance Bay provides all the right ingredients for a holiday by the sea. Situated in the charming fishing village of Newlyn, Porthole Cottage is ideally placed for those wishing to explore the delights of West Cornwall with its gorgeous beaches, coastal walks and abundance of attractions. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
A characterful old holiday cottage dating back four hundred years with impressive large inglenook fireplace housing a log burning stove in the peaceful village of Cubert, North Cornwall. Walking distance of three beaches (Crantock, Polly Joke and Holywell Bay) and pubs/restaurants in the village for a meal out. Just four miles from Newquay and a great base for exploring Cornwall's many attractions or enjoying a lazy beach holiday. Tourist board rating: 3 Star
An Eco-friendly holiday rental located in a rural position just three miles from the popular sailing town of Fowey and near to Polkerris beach. Close by to wonderful beaches, good restaurants, coastal walks and all the attractions of South Cornwall. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
Combine the space and privacy of a self-catering cottage with the luxury and convenience of a spa-hotel stay at Driftwood Lodge. This modern two-bedroom cottage is in the grounds of Trenython Manor near Fowey, with guests having access to the hotel's grounds, spa facilities, bar and restaurant. It is available all year round, putting visitors within easy reach of beautiful beaches and attractions such as Lanhydrock, Eden Project, the sailing town of Fowey and the historic harbour at Charlestown. The cottage sleeps up to four people and has a layout that suits couples and families.
An attractive holiday cottage in a rural position one mile inland from the North Cornish coastline and within easy reach of Port Isaac (the film set for Doc Martin), picturesque Boscastle, Tintagel, the surfing beaches of Crackington Haven and Bude, the Camel estuary and Bodmin Moor.
Nestling amongst the lovely countryside of Bush Valley in Cornwall, Bosvean is close to Bude and the perfect holiday retreat for couples who want to explore the North Coast of Cornwall, walk the coastal path or simply relax on one of the areas gorgeous beaches. Bude's shops, pubs, restaurants and surfing beaches are all close by.
On the North Cornish coastline, this spacious holiday home is located apx 200 yards from the coastal path, the picturesque harbour and the village of Boscastle with its pubs, shops and tea rooms. A beautiful part of North Cornwall for a holiday by the sea with an abundance of attractions, lovely beaches and fabulous walking. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
The Old Dairy is located on the outskirts of the beautiful fishing village of Boscastle on Cornwall's North Coast. With the coastal path just a mile away and excellent village amenities (including a choice of places to eat) just a pleasant stroll through the famous Valency Valley (a mile and a half) this is a perfect holiday destination for walkers and beach lovers. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
On Cornwall's stunning north coast, this welcoming holiday home enjoys a perfect position for walkers on the South West Coastal Path and strollable distance to the picturesque harbour and quaint village of Boscastle with its pubs, shops and tea rooms. A beautiful part of North Cornwall for a holiday by the sea. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
The Dutch Barn is a stunning self-catering holiday home on a private farm close to Crackington Haven. It sleeps up to eight people in four bedrooms with a perfect layout for families or groups of friends. The owners have done a sensational job with this conversion, transforming a tired agricultural building into a contemporary holiday retreat with hot tub that would not look out of place in a glossy lifestyle magazine. It is one of four gorgeous self-catering properties at Pencuke Farm, where the owners raise sheep, alpacas, pigs and chickens in 18 quiet acres of land in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Skyber Barn is quite simply stunning and sits on a quiet, family-run smallholding in North Cornwall, just over two miles from Crackington Haven and close to Bude and Widemouth Bay. It is ideal for families as it sleeps up to eight guests in three beautiful bedrooms, with an open-plan living/dining area and accommodation over two levels. It is one of just four holiday homes at Pencuke Farm, where the owners raise sheep, pigs, alpacas and chickens in 18-acres of stunning farmland with distant panoramic views of the Atlantic. Guests have use of the grounds, a barbecue terrace, boules court and indoor games room, and there is also storage for bikes, surfboards and other equipment. Dogs are welcome.
In a fabulous position just inland of Cornwall's stunning north coast, this gorgeous shepherds hut enjoys an abundance of sea air and luxurious touches like a log burner and hot tub. A popular choice with couples looking for a little romance, and small families wanting a fun glamping type holiday experience without forsaking creature comforts. Crackington Haven beach is just two miles and the many attractions of Cornwall are close by.
Darzona is one of 4 superb holiday homes that puts you close to North Cornwall's premier attractions. Crackington Haven is just two miles away with Widemouth Bay and Bude also within easy reach by car. Sitting on the peaceful family-run smallholding Pencuke Farm, where the owners raise alpacas, chickens, sheep and pigs, you can enjoy distant panoramic views of the Atlantic from the BBQ terrace, 18 acres of land to explore and plenty of space inside the cottage. Darzona is a popular choice for couples and can accommodate a third person with the additional of an extra trundle bed (extra charge applies). Dogs are most welcome.
You can't turn down the opportunity to stay in this gorgeous holiday home which boasts an incredible location overlooking Plymouth Sound and Cawsand Bay. The end-terrace cottage is perfect for families and friends as it can sleep up to six people in three comfortable bedrooms, with fantastic sea views from most rooms as well as the roof-top terrace and the patio. Walk along the coastal footpath to Cawsands, where you can eat in a cafe, drink in a pub or catch the ferry to Plymouth. There's plenty to do at any time of the year, assuming you can drag yourself away from the breathtaking views.
This lovely two-bedroom holiday cottage is perfect for couples or families who want to explore Cornwall fully, without tying themselves to either the coast or the countryside. It is on a private estate about 15 minutes from St Austell and within easy reach of beaches on the north and the south coasts, as well as favourite attractions like the Eden Project, Lanhydrock House, Lost Gardens of Heligan, Tintagel Castle and Bodmin Moor. The peaceful setting gives guests the flexibility to be active or relaxed depending on their mood. Guests have the use of indoor swimming pool, outdoor play and space, and games room. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
Haydon provides a 4* Gold standard of accommodation for four people in two bedrooms, within easy reach of beaches on the north and south coast of Cornwall. The cottage is only 15-minutes from St Austell, 10-minutes from the Eden Project, and convenient for Bodmin Moor and a host of attractions. Amenities include a heated swimming pool, games room and a play area providing all the right ingredients for a perfect holiday. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
This charming studio cottage is ideal for couples or solo guests who want a peaceful base from which to explore the beautiful Cornish coast and countryside. It is on a farm in a quiet hamlet 15-minutes from St Austell and beaches on the south coast, and only 25-minutes from Padstow and beaches on the north coast. The famous Eden Project is just 10-minutes away, and there are many country houses, gardens, museums and castles within easy reach. Guests at Ryland have use of an indoor swimming pool and games room, and the cottage is available all year round. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
Relax in the rural surroundings of Lamorna - a 4-Star Gold holiday cottage tucked away on Higher Menadew Farm within easy reach of beautiful beaches on the north and south coast, as well as popular towns like Padstow and St Austell. Guests have access to excellent amenities that include a heated indoor swimming pool, games room, swings and playground. The cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms, with accommodation all on ground floor level. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
Swallow's Nest is one of seven superb self-catering cottages at Higher Menadwe Farm, within easy reach of St Austell and beaches on both the north and south coasts of Cornwall, and only a 10-minute drive from the famous Eden Project. The cottage sleeps up to six people in three bedrooms and guests have access to facilities that include a swimming pool, games room and a playground. It is perfect for families either on their own or on holiday together with friends or their extended family. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
Settle back and relax in this lovely holiday cottage that is tucked away in a peaceful location between Newquay and Truro. The Forge comfortably sleeps up to four people in two ensuite bedrooms, with a layout that is ideal for couples, friends or small families. Accommodation is all on one level and is dog-friendly with practical hardwood floors and a private, fenced garden. The cottage is in Penhallow, within walking distance of the village pub and less than three miles from Perranporth beach. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
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Well known for its glorious beaches and stunning scenery, Cornwall is not just a pretty face! Many of its towns and villages have an intriguing history with tales of smugglers, myths and legends. Attractions are plentiful including those with world famous status such as The Eden Project, the Minack Theatre and Tate St Ives. Whether you are looking for family fun, an activity holiday or a romantic break by the sea, Cornwall has plenty of attractions and adventures to fill your days come rain or shine.
Located in the far south west of the UK, Cornwall's impressive landscape provides an ideal setting for enjoying a whole host of outdoor activities, from walking along the spectacular coastal paths to the thrill of kite surfing along the sands. With over four hundred miles of stunning coastline, there are water sports to enjoy and beautiful beaches blessed with clear waters, for lazy holidays.
Many of Cornwall's fascinating towns and villages are rich in history and date back hundreds of years with fascinating tales of shipwrecks. Their narrow cobbled winding streets and tiny alleyways are home to unique boutiques, craft shops and art galleries, putting the fun back into shopping.
Cornwall has a lively art scene, which is hardly surprising, with a spectacular dramatic landscape that has inspired so many artists and provided the backdrop for many films and television programmes.
With a climate of its own, Cornwall is perfect for a cottage holiday or short break at any time of the year. Winters are short, spring starts early and even in the depths of winter, Cornwall is an ideal place to escape to, with world-class restaurants, empty beaches, quiet roads, crisp clean air and traditional pubs with log fires and a welcoming friendly Cornish smile.