Cornwall is a stunning peninsula in the South West of England with mile upon mile of craggy coastline, stretches of golden sand and clear waters with isles and islets standing proudly overlooking the mainland. The county is studded with English Heritage sites, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and National Trust properties as well as stunning gardens and attractions.
Home to many lovely self-catering Cornwall holiday cottages, vibrant cafes and celebrity restaurants, Cornwall has a cosmopolitan atmosphere and many boutique shops offering mementos of a fantastic Cornwall holiday. Choose from the popular town of St Ives or head to Newquay, the surfing capital of the county; we have plenty of properties in coastal locations so you will have some of the best cottages by the sea to choose from.
You can make it extra special by choosing one of our luxury cottages, many of which have their own hot tubs and boast their own pools. Make it complete and choose one of our dog-friendly cottages so that your four-legged friend can come too.
For an absolutely perfect holiday, choose the right holiday accommodation to suit your Cornish break.
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The North Cornwall coast is rife with folklore and naturally beautiful coastal cliffs as well as some world class cuisine.
As far west as you can go in England brings you up close to the Atlantic Ocean and the Isles of Scilly.
South Cornwall is blessed with gorgeous harbour towns and coves where tradition meets café culture and modern art.
Clare from our Content Team tells us about her holiday in Cornwall at the beginning of December. Read what she got up to and find some inspiration for your own holiday!...Read more
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Walks & Walking - Bodmin Moor Cornwall
21 Dec 2014 - 21 Dec 2014
Scenic and dramatic where high valleys plummet to the coast.
A small town with a rich literary history and a unique harbour.
Where you can stroll from the beach to the shops with a pasty in hand.
Cornish town with a proud spirit and hand painted mural trail.
Camborne is surrounded by countryside and tin mining heritage.
A town on the banks of the River Camel.
A stretch of beautiful beaches and stunning sea views.
A pretty harbour town on the edge of the Lizard peninsula.
Beautiful coastal village with stunning scenery and delightful beach.
Downderry is a hidden rural Cornish gem.
Cornish harbour town where celebrity chefs make their name.
Postcard perfect harbour town with a castle, foot ferry and boats.
Small town in the west of Cornwall with wonderful beaches.
Small village south of Falmouth on the bank of the Helford River.
Beautiful gateway town to the Lizard peninsula in south Cornwall.
Famously at the end of Cornwall where dolphins and puffins roam.
A bustling town on the Devon border, known as the Gateway to Cornwall.
Wooded riverbanks lead into the traditional, bustling market town.
On the Lizard peninsula, the town is surrounded by glorious seas.
A waterside village huddled around a bend in the River Looe.
Full of enriching history and award-winning markets hiding unique treasures.
On the shore of Mount's Bay, stunning views to St Michael's Mount.
A small cliff top hamlet near to the legendary Bedruthan Steps.
A pretty village where art and fishing dominate life on the coast.
Tucked away on the Rame Peninsula with beautiful beaches.
A beautiful little fishing village, with safe family friendly beaches at your feet
A peaceful Cornish retreat that's home to Mullion Island.
Cobbled streets will lead you down to beautiful views of Newlyn’s busy harbour.
Famous for surfing, life by the sea and fantastic places to eat.
Padstow's idyllic harbour is both beautiful and fun to visit.
St Michael's Mount and pirate legends, Penzance is a historical town.
Golden sands, warms seas and fantastic access to the coast path.
Polperro has secret coves and a beautiful fishing village.
Opposite Fowey in South Cornwall, Polruan is a small fishing village.
Traditional seaside fun on golden sand lapped by turquoise seas.
The home of Doc Martin is a beautiful whitewashed fishing port.
Porthleven is a pretty harbour town where the countryside meets the sea.
A quaint, rustic Cornish village surrounded by spectacular beaches and stunning scenery.
Formerly a port for the mining industry; now a top surfing spot.
Portscatho is a rural coastal escape with beaches galore nearby.
Beautiful sea, sand and uninterrupted views over the Atlantic.
On the coast of Cornwall with special flora and geological dunes.
Beautiful part of South Cornwall with calm waters and green spaces.
A pretty village with a long stretch of sand on the Cornish coast.
Full of mining history from shaft houses to the nearby Mineral Trails.
With the Eden Project and much more, St Austell has a lot to offer.
A whitewashed harbour where many artists and writers call home.
The most westerly town in Britain and a traditional Cornish location.
A quiet and peaceful village on the Lizard.
A timeless retreat in a tranquil spot on the Roseland peninsula.
Enjoy outdoor adventure and underground discoveries near Bodmin.
Famous for the legend of King Arthur; an enchanting place to visit.
A large Cornish town with a wealth of shops and waterside walks.
On the Camel Trail where a walk in the country can end at Padstow.
Excellent surf destination and rock pooling haven in North Cornwall.
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