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Daymer Bay near Rock on the Camel Estuary, North Cornwall
Daymer Bay near Rock on the Camel Estuary, North Cornwall

Holiday Cottages and Self Catering in Cornwall

Cornwall is one of the most popular UK holiday destinations with a diverse landscape of spectacular sandy beaches, windswept moors, lush rolling countryside and ancient harbour towns and fishing villages with welcoming Cornish holiday cottages to rent. From the rugged romance of the north coast with its vast sandy beaches and gigantic waves popular with surfers; to the picturesque south coast with its hidden coves, whitewashed seaside villages and wooded estuaries teeming with wildlife, Cornwall has vast appeal. Offering a varied selection of holiday accommodation, including fishermen's cottages, farmstays and sail lofts, Cornwall is a magical place at any time of the year, whether you are looking for a family holiday by the sea, a romantic break or want to walk the South West Coast Path with your dog and immerse yourself in the stunning seascape. Read more

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50.553133, -4.896479

Rock is one of the most stylish waterfront towns in Cornwall. Hollyhocks is a charming cottage dating back over 100 years which can accommodate up to seven guests to sleep in three bedrooms. It is within walking distance of the beach, pub, shops and the foot-ferry to Padstow, with lots of space indoors and outside and layout that suits relaxed seaside living. There is plenty to see and do in every season, including walking or cycling along the Camel Trail, visiting historic houses, shopping and browsing the art galleries, and lazing on beautiful Cornish beaches.

Weekly guide price:
£525 to £1225

7  |   3  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Friday

50.553133, -4.896479

If you fancy a romantic getaway to Cornwall, then this beautiful apartment is ideal. It is in the stylish seaside village of Rock, just across the Camel Estuary from Padstow and within walking distance of the beach, bakery, butcher, fish and chip shop, pub and boutiques. Rock is a chic seaside destination with excellent amenities and a relaxed atmosphere, and the added benefit of being close to popular attractions and beaches. The apartment has one bedroom but can accommodate up to two children on comfortable sofa beds.

Weekly guide price:
£385 to £665

2+2  |   1  |   1  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Friday

50.511343, -4.942192

Families and friends will be extremely happy in Glebe Cottage. This lovely holiday home can sleep eight people in four ensuite bedrooms and has an open-plan living area, spacious gardens and fantastic views. It is in the quiet village of Little Petherick in the Camel Estuary, two miles from Padstow and close to beaches like Talland Bay and Trevone Bay. It's ideal for walking, cycling, surfing and golfing, with local attractions including the world famous Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan, Camel Creek Adventure Park, and Newquay Blue Reef Aquarium.

Weekly guide price:
£1200 to £3750
Short breaks from £171 per night

8  |   4  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

50.074998, -5.560523

Trevean Cottage is a lovely holiday home in a beautiful location. The two-bedroom cottage sleeps four people, with a private garden and fantastic walks from the door. It is only a mile from Lamorna Cove and less than two miles from picturesque Mousehole, with easy access to Lands End, St Ives, Penzance and other favourite places around Cornwall. Guests have a wide choice of beaches as well as miles of footpaths, bridleways and cycling routes to help them enjoy this gorgeous landscape. Trevean is on the owner's 24-acre smallholding and is incredibly peaceful. It's ideal for couples or families. 

Weekly guide price:
£380 to £850
Short breaks from £88 per night

4  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

50.343151, -4.660409

On the outskirts of the popular Cornish coastal town of Fowey, this delightful holiday cottage provides a great base for a relaxing summer holiday by the sea or a cosy winter break where you can enjoy invigorating coastal walks and evenings by the fire. Lovely beaches, an abundance of attractions and plenty of places in Fowey for a meal out - all the right ingredients for a holiday!

Weekly guide price:
£425 to £740

3  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

50.696753, -4.646715

Sitting on the edge of the picturesque coastal village of Boscastle on the north coast of Cornwall, this self-catering cottage sits on a quiet country lane and affords distant sea views. Just a mile from the South West Coast Path and a mile and a half from the village with its beautiful harbour, pubs and shops. Tourist board rating: 4 Star

Weekly price:
£1200 all year

4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Saturday | 4 Star

50.690954, -4.680840

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

Weekly guide price:
£450 to £1925
Short breaks from £270 per night

8  |   3  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3

Preferred arrival day: Saturday | 4 Star

50.684018, -4.692922

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

Weekly guide price:
£249 to £495
Short breaks from £50 per night

2  |   1  |   No  |   Enquire  |   Yes

Min nights: 4 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday | 4 Star

50.400410, -5.109092

The resort towns of Cornwall are great, but if you really want to unwind and relax then skip Newquay in favour of its pretty neighbour to the south, Crantock. With thatched cottages, friendly pubs and a lovely sandy beach, it is no surprise that families have enjoyed holidays here for generations. Mizzen is perfect for families and friends who want to be within walking distance of the beach, headland, village shop and pubs. The dog-friendly cottage has space for up to five people to sleep in three bedrooms, a big garden and off-street parking.

Weekly guide price:
£550 to £2050

5+1  |   3  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 7 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Sunday

50.675803, -4.688862

Full of character and charm, this stone barn conversion sits on a farm on the edge of the coastal village of Boscastle. With open plan living, two comfortable bedrooms and mesmerising views to enjoy, Elderberry is an ideal self-catering holiday cottage for families or friends wanting to explore the stunning North Cornish coast. Whether you want to explore the fantastic beaches, embrace wild walks or visit historical attractions, there is plenty to keep everyone busy. Alternatively, simply enjoy some time to relax and re-charge those batteries in this beautiful and tranquil setting.

Weekly guide price:
£409 to £959

4  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 7 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

Seaberry

Last Minute Offer:Fri, 22nd Oct 2021 for 7 nights, £475Save £120"Last minute half-term sea view availability in Cornwall-save £120!"
50.675130, -4.688777

Nestled in the hills above the unspoilt harbour village of Boscastle, Seaberry holiday cottage is a cosy and romantic bolthole for two. Located on a peaceful secluded farm and combining rural countryside with a dose of Cornish sea air, this is the perfect self-catering cottage for couples looking to explore the north coast of Cornwall. There are fantastic beaches on your doorstep, walks from the front door and numerous castles, gardens and attractions to explore. This characterful cottage is all on one floor and dogs are welcome too! 

Weekly guide price:
£345 to £740
Short breaks from £75 per night

2  |   1  |   2  |   Enquire  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday

Sloe

Last Minute Offer:Fri, 22nd Oct 2021 for 7 nights, £475Save £120"Sea view half term week in Cornwall? Short breaks also available- check website for details."
50.675130, -4.688777

Located on a secluded farm and sandwiched between rolling green hills and the glistening sea, Sloe holiday cottage is an idyllic romantic retreat for two. Sleeping two guests in a double bedroom this bright and airy single storey self-catering cottage is perfectly located for exploring the fantastic beaches, wonderful walks and historical attractions that are dotted along the north Cornish coast.   

Weekly guide price:
£379 to £795
Short breaks from £80 per night

2  |   1  |   No  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday

50.523496, -5.025442

There's nothing between you and sensational ocean views when you stay at Foxes. The holiday cottage sits on the cliff above beautiful Treyarnon Bay with direct access to the South West Coast footpath and the beach. There is space for up to eight people to sleep in five bedrooms, so grab your mates, the kids and even the dog and load up the car! Padstow's pretty harbour, excellent restaurants and amenities are only a few miles down the road, and there's a friendly pub within walking distance. It's the perfect spot for a seaside holiday in Cornwall all year round. Tourist board rating: 3 Star

Weekly guide price:
£990 to £2000

8  |   5  |   Enquire  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Friday | 3 Star

50.182411, -5.417231

This charming cottage is in Hayle on the beautiful Cornish coast. Though only 300 metres from the town centre, it is peaceful and private thanks to its secluded position. In addition to being within walking distance of beaches and the South West Coastal Path, guests are within easy reach of favourite attractions like Land's End and the Minack Theatre. This cottage is ideal for couples but also perfect for families who appreciate the high standard of accommodation and sunny courtyard garden.

Weekly guide price:
£550 to £950
Short breaks from £150 per night

3  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday

50.381533, -4.794028

Tucked away in a secluded position in the rural village of Stenalees, near St Austell, this detached stone holiday cottage offers comfortable self-catering accommodation all year round with lovely views across Bodmin. With a sun terrace for leisurely cups of tea (or glasses of wine!), a wood burning stove for cosy nights in and three spacious bedrooms, Overdale sleeps six guests and is perfect for families or friends. There is a huge choice of fantastic beaches nearby, as well as wonderful walks and family attractions on the doorstep. Choose a new adventure each day, or simply spend lazy days enjoying this beautiful part of Cornwall. 

Weekly guide price:
£860 to £1250
Short breaks from £180 per night

6  |   3  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

50.017772, -5.096644

There's nothing like a sea view to relax your soul and revive your spirits. Tideswell at Coverack Headland is a superb Lizard Peninsula holiday home overlooking Mears Beach, steps from the South West Coast Path and the sand. It has uninterrupted ocean views from the living room, kitchen/diner and master bedroom, and the patio garden. A 15-minute walk along the coastal footpath takes you to the charming fishing village of Coverack with a village shop and pub. Helston is around half an hour's drive, while places like Truro, St Ives, St Michael's Mount and Falmouth are all less than an hour away. The ground-floor apartment is beautifully decorated and accommodates five people in two bedrooms, with pets welcome by arrangement. Tideswell is perfect for couples or families. 

Weekly guide price:
£695 to £1275

2-5  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 7 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

50.074998, -5.560523

Tremerth Cottage is a dreamy Cornish escape. The one-bedroom holiday rental is on Castallack Farm with 24-acres of smallholding. It's only a mile from Lamorna Cove and a mile and a half from Mousehole, putting guests within an easy walk or cycle of beaches, cafes, restaurants and a pub. Land's End, St Ives and Penzance are all close, as is the Cornish Mining landscape and the South West Coast Path. The cottage is perfect for couples or individuals who want to enjoy the best bits of south Cornwall without the crowds. 

Weekly guide price:
£320 to £740
Short breaks from £85 per night

2  |   1  |   2  |   Enquire  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday

50.358684, -4.672639

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

Weekly guide price:
£450 to £1000

4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 7 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday | 4 Star Gold

50.652816, -4.606784

An impressive English oak framed holiday lodge with a riverside garden that perfectly combines traditional charm with modern conveniences to provide a high standard of self-catering. Located close to the many beautiful beaches and attractions of North Cornwall, the lodge is within easy driving distance of Boscastle, Tintagel and Bodmin Moor and a great base for a family holiday exploring this beautiful part of the South West.

Weekly guide price:
£540 to £1680

6  |   3  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

50.378407, -5.115256

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

Weekly guide price:
£695 to £2295

4  |   2  |   1  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 3 Star

Cornish holidays

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.