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The South West of England has the best of the British weather and some of the best coastlines to enjoy it and so Cornwall makes the ideal holiday location for a family holiday or a short break. Whether you are looking for an active holiday or a relaxing retreat you are sure to find it in this beautiful part of Britain.

Enjoy your stay in some superb self catering cottages and accommodation in Cornwall. Our self catering holiday accommodation listings are perfect for couples and large family groups and ideally located near the coast or at the heart of the countryside.

Self catering accommodation in Cornwall is great value for money and if you are after luxury then check out the cottages with hot tubs, sauna's, gyms, heated swimming pools and much more! Refine your search of Cornwall self catering accommodation listed by using the county and region menus on the left or above. If you want to do a fast search with less descriptions and more properties click here>


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Windsong in Mawgan Porth, Cornwall, South West England

Windsong, Mawgan Porth, Cornwall

Sleeps 10
Weekly price range £1365 to £2

Self catering accommodation in Mawgan Porth sleeps 10.

Accommodation overview: Windsong is a large luxury detached house situated in a quiet residential close within the popular village of Mawgan Porth.With sea views and large private lawned garden with sun loungers, hot tub and garden seating, Windsong provides wonderful luxury accommodation for both families and group gatherings.

All the facilities at The Eco Village in Mawgan Porth are available to guests staying at Windsong.
The site, which is 3/4 mile away includes an indoor heated swimming pool, outdoor heated swimming pool, sauna, steam room, internet cafe and childrens outdoor play area.

Approaching the property, there are twelve steps from the tarmac parking area that lead to the front door which opens into a spacious hallway with carpeted stairs leading to the first floor. To the left, an archway opens into large and spacious lounge area with electric living flame fire, comfortable seating and French Windows which open out onto the decking.

To the rear is a the well equipped kitchen/diner with gas range cooker and all modern appliances. On the far side of the kitchen, a doorway leads back into the main hallway and leads down a corridor to two bedrooms, one double with views across the valley plus a twin bedroom. A separate bathroom sits adjacent to the bedrooms and provides a separate shower, bath with handheld shower and WC.

Further down the corridor, four steps lead up to an additional double bedroom with French windows which opens onto a balcony with glass balustrade and sea views. Opposite the bedroom is a separate spacious shower room with double basin and WC.

From the corridor, a staircase leads down to a wonderful games room with lounge furniture, table football and a selection of toys will keep the little ones entertained for hours. Opposite the games room provides a separate shower room and WC which can be accessed from the back garden.

Back in the main hallway, the carpeted stairs lead up to an additional two bedrooms located on the first floor with sea views. To one side, a large king (5ft) bedroom with en-suite shower room and WC and on the other side, a twin bedroom with an elevated snug area and lounge furniture.

A parking area is provided for at least four cars which leads to the lawned garden area with decking, hot tub, bbq and garden seating. Children and pets require supervision outside as there are changes in levels and the garden is not enclosed.

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Blackberry Cottage in Coads Green, Cornwall, South West England

Blackberry Cottage, Coads Green, Cornwall

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £320 to £859

Self catering accommodation in Coads Green sleeps 4.

Features include: • Pub near by • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

An idyllic retreat nestling in glorious countryside on the edge of Bodmin Moor, this single-storey detached holiday cottage is beautifully presented. Guests can enjoy the owner’s delightful gardens and the games barn with table tennis and darts. Just 30 minutes’ drive to the Cornish coasts and ideal for nature lovers and walkers. Cycling, golf and horse riding locally. Liskeard and Launceston are 7 miles away and for a great day out the Eden Project is an easy drive. Shop 3 miles, pub 1 mile.

Living/dining room with French doors and kitchen area. Bathroom with shower attachment, separate shower cubicle and toilet. Double bedroom, 5ft bed and TV. Twin bedroom with TV.

  • Wood-burning stove - fuel inc
  • Elec, full oil CH, bed linen, towels inc
  • T/cot
  • H/chair
  • Three Freeview TVs
  • Three DVDs (small library)
  • CD
  • iPod dock
  • Small book/games library
  • M/wave
  • W/machine, t/dryer, freezer in external utility
  • D/washer
  • Broadband
  • Enclosed gravel garden, courtyard, patio, furniture
  • BBQ
  • Shared use of owner’s 11/3-acre garden, badminton net, croquet
  • Ample parking
  • Secure cycle store
  • Open-sided games barn with table tennis, darts
  • Natural water supply from borehole
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking
  • Easy walking access
  • Friday to Friday

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Admiral Cottage in Tregrehan Mills, Cornwall, South West England

Admiral Cottage, Tregrehan Mills, Cornwall

Sleeps 2
Weekly price range £238 to £477

Self catering accommodation in Tregrehan Mills sleeps 2.

Accommodation overview: Just five minutes drive from the Eden Project and the South West Coast Path at Charlestown, this newly refurbished quaint little cottage is set in the peaceful village of Tregrehan Mills opposite the local playing field with views to farmland beyond. Attached to the owners own granite house, the cottage is small but comfortable and benefits from double glazing and oil central heating, well situated and within easy reach by car of a number of attractive beaches and picturesque harbours.

The front door opens directly into a pleasantly light sitting/dining room with natural exposed stonework on one wall, a two seater settee
, stove effect electric heater and small dining suite. At the rear, a glazed door leads into a bright, fully fitted kitchen with a door opening to a private and sheltered suntrap patio garden.

Carpeted stairs go up from the sitting room to a gallery bedroom with a double bed set under the sloping ceiling and views of the countryside.To complete the accommodation, there is an en-suite bathroom W.C. with wash basin, heated towel rail and hand shower fitment to the bath. The owner will provide a washing / drying service on request and there is off road parking for one car.

It is an easy walk to the Britannia Inn, half a mile, where they serve food and have a large pub garden, and there is a post office store in Bethel about one mile away. For a wider selection of amenities, St Austell, 2 miles, has a range of shops, pubs, supermarkets, a leisure centre and cinema. The Eden Project is a 30 minute walk or 5 minutes by car or alternatively there is a local bus service that operates from the village to the Eden Project, St Austell and Newquay.

The property is within a 10 minute drive of several beaches including Porthpean, Par Sands and Polkerris and there are various golf courses nearby, the nearest at Carlyon Bay, 2.5 miles. Lanhydrock House and the Lost Gardens of Heligan are within a 20 minute drive, as are the harbour villages of Charlestown, Fowey and Mevagissey. The immediate area abounds with delightful walks and angling is readily available close by. For more information go to

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Tregrill Farm Cottages - Deco in Menheniot, Cornwall, South West England

Tregrill Farm Cottages - Deco, Menheniot, Cornwall

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £312 to £896

Self catering accommodation in Menheniot sleeps 4.

Features include: • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: ‘‘Character cottages occupying a tranquil setting on Cornwall’s coast...’’

Situated in a tranquil hamlet just 6 miles from the coast, the cottages have been converted from barns dating back to 1824 and retain many original features. They are set in an enclosed courtyard garden, each with its own barbecue area.
Tregrill Farm is ideally located for visiting the whole of Cornwall, South Devon, Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor, with countryside walks accessible directly from the door. The stunning South Cornwall Coast, with its attractive fishing villages such as Polperro and Looe as well as the famous South West coastal path, is a short drive away. The fishing port of Looe can also be reached by taking the scenic train journey from Liskeard (2 miles). The maritime city of Plymouth is only a 30 minutes’ drive away with the National Marine Aquarium and its historic Barbican district. The fantastic Eden Project (10 miles), Cotehele and the Lost Gardens of Heligan are amongst the many wonderful Cornish gardens and historic houses which are within easy reach of Tregrill. The Rame Peninsula, known as Cornwall’s Forgotten Corner, is close by with picturesque villages and quiet beaches and Whitsand Bay which is popular with surfers is only 8 miles away. Watersports such as windsurfing, canoeing and fishing can also be enjoyed at Siblyback Lake (5 miles); Adrenalin Quarry and Karting are less than a mile away. For indoor activities the cottages share the use of a games room with an antique snooker table (for over 16s only), table tennis, darts board and hi-fi. Shop and pub ½ mile.

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Mowhay Barn in St John, Cornwall, South West England

Mowhay Barn, St John, Cornwall

Sleeps 6
Weekly price range £437 to £0

Self catering accommodation in St John sleeps 6.

Features include: Parking|Baby Friendly|Children allowed|Garden|Rural retreat|Good for couples|Country views

Accommodation overview: A detached barn conversion set in beautiful countryside with views of the River Tamar

Features include: A 3 bedroom detached barn conversion, sleeps 6. Beautifully furnished to a very high standard. Large lawned garden with mature trees with a small stream and pond. A short distance to the village of Millbrook and to Plymouth City. Parking outside barn for 3 cars.

Mowhay Barn is a detached stone barn conversion on a working farm, set in over an acre of grounds. From here there are excellent far reaching views of the River Tamar, the city of Plymouth and beyond towards Dartmoor.

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966

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Oaken Cottage in Mousehole, Cornwall, South West England

Oaken Cottage, Mousehole, Cornwall

Sleeps 6
Weekly price range £340 to £973

Self catering accommodation in Mousehole sleeps 6.

Features include: • Internet Access • Close to the Beach • Close to the Sea • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: This exquisite former fisherman’s cottage is set only yards from the harbour in the pretty village of Mousehole, one of the most popular destinations in Cornwall. Adjoining another property, this traditional cottage has been refurbished to offer comfortable and relaxing holiday accommodation. The village of Mousehole has winding streets with art galleries, cafes, shops and restaurants, as well as a lovely sandy beach in the harbour with access onto the coastal paths and beyond. Within easy reach lie Penzance and Lands End, and of interest is the Minack Theatre at Porthcurno - hewn into the cliff - with open air performances overlooking sea. Sennen Cove with its wide expanse of beach is ideal for surfing or family days out. Shark and sea fishing, sailing, riding and tennis available locally. Shops 50 yards.

Cosy beamed living room with electric ‘wood burner’ and limestone floor. Beamed kitchen/dining room with breakfast area, slate floor. Steep stairs to first floor: Two double bedrooms. Bunk bedroom with additional seating area and TV. Bathroom with over-bath shower, toilet and travertine floor and walls. Separate toilet.

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Little Lanherne Farm in St Mawgan, Cornwall, South West England

Little Lanherne Farm, St Mawgan, Cornwall

Sleeps 14
Weekly price range £1088 to £2540

Self catering accommodation in St Mawgan sleeps 14.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Close to the Beach • Close to the Sea • Golf near by • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sle

Accommodation overview: Dating back in part to the 14th century, Little Lanherne Farm stands detached with a lawned garden, a small meadow, and a terrace that is perfect for watching the sunset while enjoying an al fresco dinner. Set in approximately 2½ acres of land, this impressive former farmhouse is perfect for a special Cornish holiday, or special occasion to be shared with friends or family. The house is divided into two parts, the main house sleeping twelve and a self-contained annexe sleeping two. The beautiful village of St Mawgan - home to Japanese ornamental gardens, country pub and shop - is approximately 1 mile inland from Mawgan Porth (with cycle trail and quiet lane to beach). It lies halfway between Newquay and Padstow on Cornwall’s dramatic north coast - famous for its selection of excellent surfing beaches, surf school, cliff walks and Cornish Coastal Path. The area is well served with several local golf clubs, such as Trevose, Constantine and Newquay (all within 5 miles). Padstow is easily reached, where fine dining, fishing and boat trips, and cycling along the Camel Trail can all be enjoyed in this quaint fishing village made popular by TV chef Rick Stein. Newquay’s famous surfing beaches are within 3 miles, as are Newquay Zoo and two sports centres. Jamie Oliver’s restaurant, Fifteen, is at Watergate Bay just 3 miles away where there is a beach café and an extreme sport academy offering kite surfing, wind surfing and much more. Little Lanherne is ideally situated for visiting the Eden Project, the Lost Gardens of Heligan and Bodmin Moor. Truro with many amenities is within 15 miles; Bodmin, St Austell, Falmouth, St Ives, Penzance and Lands End are all easily reached. For golfers, the Merlin Golf and Country Club is very close by. Sea fishing and coarse fishing available locally. Shops and pub 1 mile.

Main house: Large living room with wood-burning stove, wooden floor and concertina sundeck doors to decked terrace. Large, well-equipped, beamed farmhouse-style kitchen/dining room with oil-fired range (for cooking) and wooden floor. Sitting room with wood-burning stove. Utility. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, each with 6ft bed; one with en-suite bathroom and toilet, one with walk-in wardrobe. Two double bedrooms. Two twin bedrooms, one with wooden floor. Two bathrooms, each with toilet; one with designer bath and wet room shower. Shower room with toilet. Annexe: (Access from main house or via separate entrance) Living/dining room with flatscreen TV, French doors to courtyard. Kitchen. Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Shower room with toilet.

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Trethinna Court - The Linhay in Launceston, Cornwall, South West England

Trethinna Court - The Linhay, Launceston, Cornwall

Sleeps 6
Weekly price range £363 to £1090

Self catering accommodation in Launceston sleeps 6.

Features include: • Internet Access • Golf near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: Set on a hillside overlooking the countryside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, these two 17th-century converted barns, adjacent to the owners’ home, combine mellow stone walls and old beams with the highest standard of comfort, each with its own private garden and patio. This is an excellent holiday base for exploring both Devon and Cornwall with the Eden Project, Dartmoor, Bodmin Moor and several magnificent National Trust houses and gardens within easy reach. Boscastle, Tintagel, Port Isaac, Padstow and the stunning Cornish coastal path are also nearby, whilst the beaches and sandy coves offer a walker’s paradise. The historic market town of Launceston, 5 miles, provides shops, sports facilities and a castle. The area boasts a growing reputation for good pubs, restaurants and locally produced food. Golf courses, fishing and horse riding are available locally. Shops 2 miles.

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Kingsmill Farm Cottage in Botus Fleming, Cornwall, South West England

Kingsmill Farm Cottage, Botus Fleming, Cornwall

Sleeps 6
Weekly price range £423 to £953

Self catering accommodation in Botus Fleming sleeps 6.

Accommodation overview: A waterside retreat in an AONB, this detached double glazed cottage is a delight for nature lovers. Quiet and secluded, it sits on the banks of a tidal creek with views over it to oak woodland and fields beyond. The area has an abundance of birds and wildlife. For further details of this nature haven please visit Kingsmill Farm Cottage. Approached via a private drive shared with the owners, the garden gate opens on to a large patio with raised fish pond and flower beds.

The front door leads into a small lobby. An inner door leads to a light, airy dual-aspect living room with French doors opening on to the patio and garden, with views over the creek. A fitted kitchen runs along one wall, and there are comfortable dining and sitting areas with a quarry tiled floor. At the far end, one step leads to a double bedded room with views of the river and forest, and a bathroom W.C. with wash basin and bath with hand shower attachment.

From the living room carpeted stairs lead up to two bedrooms and a shower room W.C. with hand basin and double width shower. The large bedroom has a 5ft double bedand views over the creek and forest. The smaller bedroom has two single beds and a window looking over a pretty fountain, the river and forest. The garden, with lawn, flower beds and barbecue area, is stock fenced, but the proximity of water and wildlife may make it unsuitable for toddlers. Dogs must be kept under control.

Hatt , 1 mile away, has a garage, post office and small shop and there are two village pubs within a 10 minute drive.
There are two golf courses including the famous St Mellion (handicap required), yacht clubs and canoeing within a few minutes drive. There is horse riding, walking, and beautiful gardens to visit, and the beaches of Seaton and Whitsand Bay are about 30 minutes drive, as is the historic city of Plymouth with numerous attractions including Europe's largest marine aquarium.

Please note:
Towels are available at 1 per towel per week to be paid on arrival.

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Morlader in Mawgan Porth, Cornwall, South West England

Morlader, Mawgan Porth, Cornwall

Sleeps 6
Weekly price range £775 to £1

Self catering accommodation in Mawgan Porth sleeps 6.

Accommodation overview: Morlader provides luxurious accommodation and forms one of eight architecturally designed eco properties based within The Eco Village at Mawgan Porth. Each eco lodge is detached and uses sustainable, natural materials and timbers along with solar panels to provide excellent insulation whilst taking care of the planet.

Morlader is arranged on one floor and on entering the property, a hallway divides and to one side is the cosy lounge/ kitchen/ diner with wood burner and French windows which open onto the decking area. The dining area sits adjacent to the well equipped and modern fitted kitchen and the open plan design makes Morlader perfect for families and group gatherings.

On the other side of the hallway, the property provides three bedrooms. The first room to one side provides a twin bedroom with standard size twin beds, followed by a double bedroom. Opposite the double bedroom is a separate bathroom with bath and hand held shower and WC. At the end of the corridor, a doorway leads into a spacious king size bedroom (5ft) with en-suite shower room and WC.

The front door leads to the decking which extends around the property, (although not enclosed) with garden seating for visitors sole use. Morlader provides one designated parking space slightly set back from the property with additional parking on site. The property is accessed via a slight incline from the parking area

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The Pink House in Mevagissey, Cornwall, South West England

The Pink House, Mevagissey, Cornwall

Sleeps 8
Weekly price range £509 to £0

Self catering accommodation in Mevagissey sleeps 8.

Features include: Sea views|Parking|Baby Friendly|Children allowed|Garden|Internet Access|Rural retreat|Elderly friendly|Country views

Accommodation overview: Perched in an ideal location offering breath taking views of Mevagissey

Features include: A 5 bedroom house sleeping 8. Large open plan living areas with French door leading outside. Spectacular views across the town and harbour of Mevagissey. Large decked area and lawn to the rear with views. Parking on drive for one car with space for two other cars on the road.

The Pink House is a lovely detached house set over three levels with spectacular views of the picturesque town and harbour of Mevagissey. Two of the bedrooms have access to their own personal balconies that also enjoy breath taking views of Mevagissey.

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966

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Bronn in Mawgan Porth, Cornwall, South West England

Bronn, Mawgan Porth, Cornwall

Sleeps 2
Weekly price range £425 to £905

Self catering accommodation in Mawgan Porth sleeps 2.

Accommodation overview: Decorated and furnished to a very high standard, Bronn provides perfect accommodation for couples and provides luxuries including a private hot tub. There are six eco lodges situated within the The Eco village and Bronn forms just one of a pair. The property is arranged on one level and is accessed through a small gate via a slight incline from the parking area.

The main entrance opens into a large open plan lounge/ kitchen/ diner which has been fully furnished with comfortable seating and wood burner. The compact dining area sits adjacent to the well equipped and modern fitted kitchen and the large French windows which provide light that floods throughout the room. To one side of the lounge area, a doorway leads to a double bedroom (5ft) with spacious en-suite bathroom, shower over the bath and WC.

Back in the main lounge/ kitchen/ diner, the large French windows provide access onto a patio outside with patio furniture, hot tub and outside shower with the addition of a small lawn. The property provides one parking space near to the property with additional parking on site.

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