Holiday Cottages in Cornwall

Fine Cornish Cottages for your Holidays

The unspoilt landscape, scenery and coastlines of Cornwall, in south-eastern England, are the reason why there are many beautiful holiday cottages in Cornwall to choose from. With warm breezes from the Gulf Stream, during the summer, and the best surfing beaches in the UK, it's no wonder the 'foot' of England is so popular. The long and lazy summer evenings stretch right up until 11pm before darkness sets in, which gives a warm glow to the region, although in the winter, the temperatures are mild, the air is fresh and the beaches are empty, so any time of year is good to spend in holiday cottages in Cornwall.

Cornwall is well-known for it's stunning golden beaches and rugged moorland, but it's the historical buildings, castles, churches and monuments that also draw people to it. Staying in holiday cottages in Cornwall can let families and couples enjoy a self-catering holiday without the compactness of a hotel, and live more like the locals do. This is the beauty of the area and why there are so many stunning holiday cottages in Cornwall to rent. Do browse around this site and find the perfect holiday cottage in Cornwall. With a huge choice of holiday cottages at all budgets, whatever time of the year you will be sure to have a great time in Cornwall.

Featured Holiday Cottages in Cornwall

Jackdaw Cottage, Constantine, Nr. Falmouth Holiday Cottage

Jackdaw Cottage Cornish Holiday Cottage Cornwall

Jackdaw Cottage, Constantine, Nr. Falmouth - Holiday Cottage in Cornwall - Sleeps Up to 6 Stay at Jackdaw Cottage, Cornwall Holiday Cottage from £369 - 824 Jackdaw Cottage Overview This refurbished Victorian terraced cottage nestles in the heart of a Domesday village, close to Helford Passage, within walking distance of the two village pubs, shop/P.O. and butchers. The ...

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Pillar Box Cottage, Trenale, Tintagel Holiday Cottage

Pillar Box Cottage Cornish Holiday Cottage Cornwall

Pillar Box Cottage, Trenale, Tintagel - Holiday Cottage in Cornwall - Sleeps Up to 4 Stay at Pillar Box Cottage, Cornwall Holiday Cottage from £280 - 572 Pillar Box Cottage Overview This quaint little traditional cottage, with beams and low doorways, overlooks the hamlet ‘green’, sharing a pleasant slate pathed courtyard with the owner’s holiday home. Less than ...

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Lobster View, Newquay Holiday Cottage

Lobster View Cornish Holiday Cottage Cornwall

Lobster View, Newquay - Holiday Cottage in Cornwall - Sleeps Up to 7 Stay at Lobster View, Cornwall Holiday Cottage from £504 - 1080 Lobster View Overview Looking out over Towan beach, the island and harbour, with direct access to the beach below (pictured), this beautifully furnished ground floor apartment offers outstanding accommodation in the heart of the ...

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Keepers Cottage, Mevagissey Holiday Cottage

Keepers Cottage Cornish Holiday Cottage Cornwall

Keepers Cottage, Mevagissey - Holiday Cottage in Cornwall - Sleeps Up to 4 Stay at Keepers Cottage, Cornwall Holiday Cottage from £280 - 572 Keepers Cottage Overview Just yards from the harbour (pictured) in the heart of Mevagissey, an old Cornish fishing village with traditional fishermen’s cottages, ancient inns, excellent restaurants and interesting shops and galleries lining its ...

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Strylands Barn, Nr. Launceston Holiday Cottage

Strylands Barn Cornish Holiday Cottage Cornwall

Strylands Barn, Nr. Launceston - Holiday Cottage in Cornwall - Sleeps Up to 6 Stay at Strylands Barn, Cornwall Holiday Cottage from £369 - 824 Strylands Barn Overview Strylands Barn Description Strylands Barn - Kitchen with dining area. Double bedroom with shower cubicle. Twin bedded room. Bathroom/WC (shower over bath). First floor: Sitting room. Double bedroom. Cloakroom/WC. Features Non Smoking Oil ...

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Topple Cottage, Polperro Holiday Cottage

Topple Cottage Cornish Holiday Cottage Cornwall

Topple Cottage, Polperro - Holiday Cottage in Cornwall - Sleeps Up to 4 Stay at Topple Cottage, Cornwall Holiday Cottage from £344 - 739 Topple Cottage Overview Set in picturesque Polperro (pictured), this delightful listed fisherman’s cottage offers the chance to experience life in a Cornish fishing village, where the narrow streets deter cars, and every corner is ...

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Coachmans, Praa Sands, Cornwall Holiday Cottage

Coachmans Cornish Holiday Cottage Cornwall

Coachmans, Praa Sands, Cornwall - Holiday Cottage in Cornwall - Sleeps Up to 2 Stay at Coachmans, Cornwall Holiday Cottage from £278 - 572 Coachmans Overview Just 10 minutes’ walk from the beautiful sandy beach and boasting stunning views across Praa Sands to the Lizard peninsula beyond, the handsome farmhouse at Pentreath Farm was once a staging post ...

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Barnestock, Merrymeet, Nr. Liskeard, Cornwall Holiday Cottage

Barnestock Cornish Holiday Cottage Cornwall

Barnestock, Merrymeet, Nr. Liskeard, Cornwall - Holiday Cottage in Cornwall - Sleeps Up to 5 Stay at Barnestock, Cornwall Holiday Cottage from £312 - 680 Barnestock Overview Overlooking a pretty courtyard, these delightful stable conversions are ideally situated for exploring this lovely area of Cornwall. Picturesque Looe, with its sandy beaches and many attractions is about 10 miles ...

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Woodpecker, Tremaine, Nr. Launceston, Cornwall Holiday Cottage

Woodpecker Cornish Holiday Cottage Cornwall

Woodpecker, Tremaine, Nr. Launceston, Cornwall - Holiday Cottage in Cornwall - Sleeps Up to 4 Stay at Woodpecker, Cornwall Holiday Cottage from £278 - 572 Woodpecker Overview Within a short drive of fine surfing beaches on the North Cornwall Coast (Crackington Haven and Widemouth are both about 10 miles), these two cosy and comfortable pine lodges enjoy a ...

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Samarkand, Carbis Bay, St Ives Holiday Cottage

Samarkand Cornish Holiday Cottage Cornwall

Samarkand, Carbis Bay, St Ives - Holiday Cottage in Cornwall - Sleeps Up to 6 Stay at Samarkand, Cornwall Holiday Cottage from £404 - 904 Samarkand Overview The glorious sands of Carbis Bay (famous for its water sports) lie within 0.5 miles of this very comfortable property and its attractive south facing garden. St Ives’ quaint fishing harbour, ...

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The Dairy , Luckett, Callington, Cornwall Holiday Cottage

The Dairy  Cornish Holiday Cottage Cornwall

The Dairy , Luckett, Callington, Cornwall - Holiday Cottage in Cornwall - Sleeps Up to 2 Stay at The Dairy , Cornwall Holiday Cottage from £252 - 514 The Dairy Overview Commanding stunning views across the Tamar Valley towards Dartmoor are these converted former barns. Very comfortably furnished, they enjoy a peaceful rural setting just 30 minutes ...

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Captain’s Cottage, St. Just, Penzance Holiday Cottage

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Captain's Cottage, St. Just, Penzance - Holiday Cottage in Cornwall - Sleeps Up to 6 Stay at Captain's Cottage, Cornwall Holiday Cottage from £443 - 995 Captain's Cottage Overview In the heart of the village, a short stroll from its shops, pubs and restaurants, Captain’s Cottage boasts a courtyard patio with small games room and sauna. Attractively furnished ...

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Rame View, Portwrinkle Holiday Cottage

Rame View Cornish Holiday Cottage Cornwall

Rame View, Portwrinkle - Holiday Cottage in Cornwall - Sleeps Up to 10 Stay at Rame View, Cornwall Holiday Cottage from £860 - 2046 Rame View Overview Enjoying an enviable position overlooking the tiny fishing village of Portwrinke and the dramatic coastline of Whitsand Bay and Rame Head, this spacious detached property boasts stunning sea views (pictured) from ...

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Retreat Cottage, St. Columb Major Holiday Cottage

Retreat Cottage Cornish Holiday Cottage Cornwall

Retreat Cottage, St. Columb Major - Holiday Cottage in Cornwall - Sleeps Up to 4 Stay at Retreat Cottage, Cornwall Holiday Cottage from £369 - 824 Retreat Cottage Overview Within a few minutes’ drive of many lovely north coast beaches, this very comfortable Grade II listed cottage sits in an attractive courtyard development, a short walk from the ...

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Cornish Holiday Cottages: What you should look for before you booking

Although Newquay is well-known for its surfing community there are many places in Cornwall that boast a quieter, more relaxed setting, such as Liskeaerd, Penzance and Redruth. The area is popular with ramblers and walkers, who have the stunning South West Coast Path to try out, which is the longest stretch of continuous coastline in the UK. The views out to the Atlantic Ocean are incredible and with sunsets during the summer lastly for what seems like a lifetime, you can really unwind and relax during your stay. Thankfully, the holiday cottages in Cornwall are located within a short distance from the beautiful coastlines or bustling towns and cities, so you're never far away from beauty.

The attractions in Cornwall go deeper than simply that beautiful coastline. There is the eco-friendly Eden Project, championship golf courses, the Cotehele Estate and St Mellion and the Lost Gardens of Heligan to take a look at. Expect stunning seafood restaurants with fresh produce from lobster, crab and shellfish to mussels and cockles aplenty. If you're in Bude, the Lizard or Plymouth, you're more likely to have the best and most more-ish cuisine at your fingertips. Although the holiday cottages in Cornwall are self-catering, there are many fantastic places to eat out and many local pubs to venture into for yet more relaxing and meeting the ever-so friendly locals.

The mystical coastline of Cornwall is why many visitors venture there each year. It is said to give the feeling of romance and is a land of legends, and is where many artists draw their inspiration from. Whatever your reason for visiting the area is, staying in holiday cottages in Cornwall is a fine choice as there are comfy homes to suit every need. Whether it's a cottage that sleeps 6-8 people or cosy 2-bedroom holiday cottages in Cornwall, you can expect to have a wonderful time in the home of the Cornish pasty.

Come and explore, relax and enjoy Cornwall for yourself in a holiday cottage as your perfect holiday base.