Cornwall is one of the UK’s best regions for self-catering holiday cottage accommodation. The region has hundreds of cottages, lodges, seaside bungalows, beach hut retreats, elegant villas and historic townhouses. The variety means all will find a cottage perfectly suited to their needs in a coast, country, village, surfing hotspot or maritime centre. Cornwall’s exceptional choice of holiday cottages and lodges cater for families, couples, large family and surfer groups and dog owners. There are numerous luxury cottage complexes with onsite leisure facilities across the region perfect for groups and located just metres from award-winning beaches or clustered just inland close to family friendly multi-use trails. Beach retreats come in all shapes and sizes from cosy beach huts for two to four bed holiday homes with enclosed gardens and outdoor pools.
Cornish cottages are also ideal for holidays with pets – hundreds of cottages in the region welcome dogs and sit close to the South West Coast Path, dog friendly beaches or great dog friendly areas like Bodmin Moor. Choose a sunny south facing fisherman’s cottages in the far west combining period charm with contemporary luxury, and with spectacular views across Whitesands Bay and Sennen Cove. Family friendly beach bay locations like Crantock, Newquay and Mawgan Porth, St Ives Bay, St Austell Bay and Sennen all offer a wealth of spacious family cottages to choose from. If your searching for that special romantic cottage bolthole, Cornwall is where to find it. A superb choice of cottages and lodges come with private hot tubs and magnificent sea views.
Cottage Complexes, Holiday Villages & Groups
Cornwall has a superb choice of holiday cottage, barn, lodge and bungalow complexes around the coast and inland located in beautiful rural valleys near Bodmin Moor and on luxury leisure farm complexes close to the family friendly Camel Trail. Self-catering complexes sit within acres of private grounds where children and pets can roam free. They usually feature extensive leisure facilities ranging from outdoor and indoor swimming pools to fully equipped fitness suites, beauty treatments and spas, Jacuzzis, tennis courts and some even have fishing lakes or golf courses. Extras such as catering services, grocery delivery, babysitting services and luxury food hampers will be available, and there will often be shops, restaurants or inns serving food within the grounds. Cornish cottage complexes are the ultimate all inclusive family holiday experience situated close to award-winning sandy beaches and outdoor activities. The region also features a selection of award-winning holiday villages and all inclusive leisure resorts offering luxury accommodation, children’s activities, food and drink, corporate/ business servcies and more.
Many luxury lodges, cottages and bungalows on leisure complexes are 4 and 5 Star graded with Gold Awards, and they are spread out within acres of idyllic grounds. They’re perfect for all types of groups, be it a large family group, a corporate group, surfing groups or simply friends gathering for seasonal celebrations, weddings or parties. Some have up to 70 luxury lodges or cottages onsite, ideal when booked together for large wedding parties. Others on Cornish farms or in hidden coastal corners with private beaches have 6 to 10 cottages, lodges and apartments, perfect for extended family groups. All offer the option of booking properties in the entire complex, an individual property or just 1 or 2 cottages to accommodate smaller groups. Short breaks are usually available off peak – ideal for seasonal celebrations. Cornwall also has an outstanding choice of large luxury holiday homes, country manor houses and stunning barn conversions perfect for groups of around 8 to 12 guests.
Choose from hundreds of family friendly cottages, lodges, barn conversions and seaside bungalows in Cornwall. Offering quality self-catering accommodation in spectacular coast and country locations, a family cottage holiday is great value, and includes all the comforts of home with some special extras such as direct beach access, baby sitting services and more. Essential family facilities come as standard with a Cornish family cottage holiday including high chairs, cots, play areas and even private swimming pools. Look out for great off peak special offers in family cottages over half term, Easter and the Christmas season. Self-catering cottage and lodge choice is plentiful in favourite Cornwall family holiday locations like Hayle and St Ives Bay, St Austell Bay, Falmouth and Mawes, St Ives and Sennen. You’ll also find high numbers of stunning cottages around top attractions like the Eden Project and Flambards Theme Park in Helston.
Cornish pet friendly cottages are ideally situated close to dog friendly beaches, the South West Coast Path and great dog walking areas like Bodmin and Betjeman Country in North Cornwall. A variety of dog friendly cottages are available in the region including large luxury holiday homes and country houses with spacious enclosed gardens, beachside fisherman’s cottages just metres from a dog friendly beach and many cottages and lodges on leisure complexes welcome pets, providing designated dog walking areas and direct access to walking trails. Your pooch will adore the endless sandy beaches and many pet friendly attractions in Cornwall including famous gardens, country park and castle estates all perfect for gentle walks with dogs. Essentials such as outdoor wash off facilities and enclosed gardens are usually inclusive and many Cornish cottages welcome up to two well trained dogs either free or for a small additional fee.