Find and Book Coastal Cottages for Self-Catering Holidays in Cornwall

Holiday cottages in North Cornwall are surrounded by sandy beaches, rugged moors and ancient fishing villages. This wild region is best known for its spectacular coast, where smugglers once hauled their cargo ashore. The Southwest Coast Path covers its entire length, passing ruined castles, laid-back resorts and sweeping bays where the sun sets on the Atlantic and waves crash against towering cliffs. Self-catering holidays in North Cornwall are particularly popular among walkers, surfers and anyone who wants to enjoy seafood straight from the harbour in cosy seaside pubs and restaurants.

The border between North Cornwall and Devon lies east of Bude, a lively resort and mecca for watersports thanks to its sandy beaches, canal and exceptional surfing conditions. There's a beautiful sea pool beneath the cliffs, which is revealed by the falling tide, and a variety of independent businesses, including Zuma Jay, one of Europe's oldest surf shops. West of Bude, Widemouth Bay is a long, sandy beach overlooked by a couple of good cafes, and nearby, Crackington Haven is a rocky cove where you can watch the waves from the comfort of the Coombe Barton Inn.

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Set on the edge of the pretty village of Crantock on the North Cornwall coast, Talland Croft is a large and charming 5-bedroom house sleeping 10. The dog-friendly house is a short walk across dunes to a Crantock or an even shorter walk into the heart of Crantock, with good pubs and local shops.

Berwyn is a large stylish pet friendly Victorian house situated in the charming Cornish, coastal village of Crantock. It has 5 bedrooms and sleeps 10 people. The interior has been tastefully designed to provide, comfortable rooms, ideal for a large family holiday.

The Coach House at Woodlands Manor Farm Holiday Cottages is the perfect holiday cottage for couples set in 37 acres of unspoilt countryside on the North Cornwall coast near Bude. Guests enjoy use of an indoor heated swimming pool, games room and beautiful walks in our private woodlands.

The Glass House is a spacious family home with an open door to all the splendours of the Burn Park resort in Bude on Cornwall’s Atlantic coast. Guests at this child-friendly holiday home enjoy access to an indoor swimming pool and a hot tub.

  • Sleeps 6
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathrooms 3
  • North Cornwall

Woodhall is a remote rural holiday cottage with a hot tub surrounded by green pastures replete with luxury finishes, modern comforts and stunning rural views across North Cornwall. The pet-friendly cottage possesses extensive grounds and lovingly-appointed rooms, as well as peaceful seclusion.

2 Kitts Hill is a fully restored 1840s Victorian stone-built cottage set among the rolling green hills on the edge of the tranquil hamlet of Trewethern. The rural cottage boasts contemporary fittings and design features as well as a woodburning stove and proximity to the delights of North Cornwall.

Luxury self-catering cottage for COUPLES. Spacious, detached, dog and infant-friendly. Between Bude and Port Isaac, North Cornwall. 10min drive to the coast. "The cottage is beautifully decorated and has all the amenities you could possibly need for a relaxing and luxury stay" 25.11.18 C.Lewis.

Luxury coastal cottage in the Cornish countryside with ocean views just 10-minutes outside Padstow. Mowhay Barn is a large holiday cottage - family friendly and within easy reach of classic Cornish beaches.

  • Sleeps 8
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathrooms 3
  • North Cornwall

Coastal cottage in North Cornwall offering self-catering holidays in a quiet rural location with magnificent sea views over Trebarwith Strand. This Family-friendly farm cottage is a 20-minute walk to the local sandy beach and within easy reach of beaches at Tintagel, Port Isaac and Boscastle.

Sansa is just 10 minutes from the coastal town of Bude in North Cornwall is the dreamy East Thorne Glamping Resort. It’s a traditional and sustainably sourced Mongolian hut with cosy and contemporary furnishings.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Bathrooms 1
  • North Cornwall

Bridge House, a countryside cottage on the North Cornwall coast just outside Perranporth is a large five-bedroom holiday cottage, in Goonhavern. This family-friendly home sleeps 10.

Children can feed the animals or play happily in the adventure playground and games room at Cwtch, a pet-friendly holiday cottage near Bude on East Thorne Farm. Enjoy a relaxing family holiday in this lovingly-presented countryside cottage by the sea in North Cornwall.

A family-friendly farm cottage in a quiet rural location in North Cornwall, Crowsnest is a coastal cottage offering magnificent sea and rural views of Trebarwith Valley and Trebarwith Strand. 5 mins drive from the beach and a short drive from Port Isaac, Boscastle and many other beaches.

A log-burning fire crackles in Cranny, a cosy rural holiday cottage near Bude at East Thorne Farm. This pet-friendly holiday cottage in North Cornwall is surrounded by countryside and includes a beautiful garden, adventure playground, spa, indoor games room and proximity to the sea.

There’s nothing better than an escape to a spectacular setting with your favourite group of people, and Beachcomber’s pretty much perfect for that break with friends or family.

Directly imported from Mongolia, the Theon Yurt at the East Thorne site in Bude offers the complete luxury glamping experience with homely authenticity and an unrivalled proximity to the best of Cornwall.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Bathrooms 1
  • North Cornwall

The Garden Apartment is a small and romantic cottage for couples with sea views on the spectacular North Cornwall coast between Tintagel and Bossiney Cove. Features a wood burner, TV, double bedroom, and fitted kitchen. Close to great beaches, and stunning seaside scenery. Pets welcome.

Palmer’s Lodge induces romance with its charming exterior, cosy, contemporary open plan layout and fresh flowers and bottle of wine upon arrival. The one-bedroom romantic cottage lies on the outskirts of Elgoskerry, surrounded by lush green meadows and beautiful beaches for which Cornwall is famed.

The balcony at No.1 Quay Court with views over Newquay and the ocean beyond and the interior of this large 4-bedroom holiday cottage in Newquay are equally impressive. With modern furnishings and appliances, this stylish holiday cottage offers guests and their pets a perfect Cornish coast getaway.

Based in the small North Cornwall coastal village of Bossiney, The Round House a semi-detached dog-friendly holiday cottage, overlooking the beautiful land of North Cornwall. Close to Tintagel, The Round House is in a prime location for enjoying the sandy Cornish beaches, for a fun family getaway.

Millstream is a Tintagel holiday cottage set in the picturesque St. Nectan’s Glen along the North Cornwall coast. This romantic rural retreat for two in a one-time corn mill retains its character, with quaint arched door and sofa that converts into full-size double bed.

Merlins Cottage is a luxury cottage near Tintagel having spectacular sea views from its gardens and an interior with an open fire and contemporary design features. The pet-friendly cottage enjoys expansive views across Port Isaac Bay from its secluded position in the Cornish hamlet of Trevellick.

Mill Cottage is a delightful two-bedroom property nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offers families an idyllic getaway in the village of St Nectan’s Glen. The coastal cottage near Tintagel boasts gorgeous gardens with a babbling stream and is surrounded by trees.

Urban chic and gorgeous views distinguish 3 Broadmeadows, a wonderfully-appointed luxury cottage in the Cornish town of Wadebridge, which boasts a delightful courtyard and ultra-modern comforts. Situated near Camel Estuary, the rural cottage promises sophistication and a relaxing holiday.

Continue westward and you will reach Boscastle, a pretty fishing village with a witchcraft museum and Boscastle Bakery, known for serving some of the region's best Cornish pasties. The clifftop town of Tintagel is famous for its ruined castle and association with King Arthur, while further west, Port Isaac is home to steep, narrow lanes leading to a harbour overlooked by a pub, restaurants and fish cellar. By the camel estuary, Polzeath has a lovely beach, surf shops and cafes, and on the other side of the river, Padstow is a popular fishing town, best known for Rick Stein's award-winning restaurants. Neighbouring Constantine is a huge bay backed by sand dunes, and Newquay is a lively town packed with bars and nightclubs.

Travel inland from your North Cornwall holiday cottage and you will discover atmospheric moors, fields and woods, scattered with peaceful farming communities and charming market towns such as Wadebridge, Bodmin and Launceston.