Top 10 Holiday Cottages In Cornwall

January 15, 2021

Cornwall offer a huge amount of accomodation for tourists. We've picked our top 10 choices to suit all tastes and budgets, from traditional miners cottages to luxury beachfront pads, and for rail enthusiasts, even a quirky stay in a railway carriage!


Ancarva can be found on the Rame Peninsula, not far from Whitsand Bay. The Rame Peninsula is a quieter part of conrwall, but with some of the best beaches in Whitsand Bay, Cawsand and Portwrinkle. The house itself sits right on the water’s edge ad boasts a private slipway and pontoon. The house sleeps 8 in 4 double bedrooms. Prices star from £1495 per week in low season. Ancarva is one of our favourite luxury holiday cottages in cornwall

Southdown Road, Millbrook, Cornwall, PL10 1EZ

Beacon Cottage Farm Cottages

Beacon Cottage Farm is a working farm covering 650 acres on the heritage coast, and just minutes from the southwest coastal path. The gardens of these cottages offer great sea views. The farm also operates a camping park in the summer, so cottage guests can benefit from fresh deliveries of milk, eggs and newspapers ad well as accessing the dog walking field and kids play area. The village of St Agnes is a short drive away, giving access to pubs, restaurants, or you can enjoy surfing on the nearby beach. You are also only 10 miles from Truro and close to the Eden project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Beacon Dr, Saint Agnes TR5 0NU

Trengove Farm

Trengove Farm is a working farm close to the port town of Portreath. There are footpaths leading directly form the farm, offering numerous walks right on your doorstep. You are also close to Tehidy Country Park, a 260-acre park, with almost 10 miles of paths running through the forest and around the lake. There are 5 holiday cottages to choose from an Trengove Farm, sleeping between 2 and 6 people.

Trengove Farm Holiday Cottages, Cot Road, Illogan, Redruth, Cornwall, TR16 4PS

Captains Cottage

Captains Cottage is in the quiet hamlet of Trelowia, the location gives easy access to the local attractions, but being away from the main hustle and bustle, gives you the peace to enjoy a relaxing holiday. You can easily get to the lovely harbour of Looe by car in 5 minutes and a 10-minute drive will get you to Polperro. There are a number of walks directly form the cottage, or you can drive to any of the local beaches in under 15 minutes. Prices start from £675 per week in low season. Captains Cottage is our top choice Cornwall holiday cottage for peace and relaxation.

Grenfells Cottage

Grenfells is a dog friendly miners’ cottage with sea views from every room. This is a peaceful retreat, but only 10 minutes to Penzance or 15 minutes to St Ives. The coastal path is a short walk down the lane. The Trewellard Arms and the North Inn Pub are both a short walk from the cottage, offering great value food and drink.

Grenfells Cottage, Pendeen, Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 7SU

Trenale Court Holiday Cottages

Trenale Court offer 8 dog friendly holiday cottages on the north Cornwall coast. Each cottage features its own private garden, with panoramic sea views from the grounds. The cottages are ideally located for Tintagel village, a short stroll away. You can also get to Tintagel Castle and the coastal path in 20 minutes. These cottages have been hosting holidaymakers for over 50 years, with many many repeat visitors.

Trenale Court, Trenale, Tintagel, Cornwall PL34 0HP

Trenance Farm Cottage

Trenance farm offer number of one, two and three bedroomed cottages. Set on 13 acres, what was once derelict barns has now been lovingly converted into premium holiday cottage accommodation. Trenance farm is ideal for ramblers or dog owners, with numerous walks directly from the cottages. The cottage owner has packs of information detailing all of the local walks.

RailHoliday St Germans & Hayle

Great for rail enthusiasts, there’s 4 accommodation options to choose from, sleeping from 2 to 14. The Travelling post office offers self-catering accommodation for up to 6 guests, with Clerestory windows, a galley kitchen and an enclosed garden with BBQ facilities. The Old Luggage Van is big enough for 2 or opt for Mevy, the Victorian Slip Coach sleeping 5 with a luxurious first class bedroom compartment featuring roll top bath, or you could go for the accessible Millpool, offering step free access for 2 people.

Buddha Beach House

Offering a great balance of traditional Cornish charm and top end luxury, Buddha Beach House offers amazing sea views from terrace. Only 50 metres from the sea, this 400-year-old building has been luxuriously restored to offer sumptuous accommodation for up to 10 guests. This house features a hydrotherapy bath and steam shower, as well as a games room. Sitting close to Tregantle beach, you can spend the days surfing, paddle boarding or enjoying a soak in the hot tub.

The Tea House, Ludgvan

The Tea House is a lovely, detached lodge, overlooking a Lily pond in Ludgvan near St Ives. One an artist studio, it has been expertly converted to guest accommodation, based on an oriental tea house. The owners 4-acre garden is a paradise for wildlife lovers, and the owners are happy to organise complementary tours on request. The property is close to Marazion beach and St Michaels Mount.

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