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.

45 cottages found 45 match all criteria.

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.

Views of Newquay and the North Cornwall coast greet guests from many vantage points at 11 Quay Court. The luxury seaside apartment in Newquay boasts sea views and beautiful interior design. It is situated close to the beaches and attractions of popular Newquay. Pets welcome.

Primrose is a traditional rural cottage with a pool nestled in the grounds of Woodland Retreat in Cornwall. The luxury, coastal cottage near Wadebridge in North Cornwall boasts period furnishings, tasteful finishes, tranquillity and a private sauna hot tub, gym, tennis courts and beautiful walks.

  • Sleeps 6
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathrooms 4
  • North Cornwall

Salty Sea Dog lies just a few steps from the beach in Trebarwith Strand and the ground-floor, pet-friendly beach apartment in North Cornwall lives up to its name combining joyful beach-themed décor with refinement and modern comfort plus views of the beautiful Cornish coastline. Sleeps 4.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 1
  • North Cornwall

Miller’s House is a stone-built miller’s residence restored with modern comforts providing a restful haven for families and pets near Tintagel in St Nectan’s Glen. This rural cottage in North Cornwall is surrounded by gorgeous gardens and a babbling stream in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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29th Mar-6th Apr

The Stables Cottage Listing
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The Stables at Woodlands Manor Farm Holiday Cottages on the North Cornwall coast near Bude is a family-friendly, luxury farm cottage sleeping 4. Guests enjoy shared use of a large indoor heated swimming pool & games room, all set within 37 rural acres of stunning unspoilt Cornish countryside.

A stylish and far more comfortable reinvention of the family camping trip, the Tehidy Yurt in Newquay, Cornwall brings you back to nature with a touch of rural charm in the great outdoors - plus access to a hot tub and swimming pool! Tehidy is a bright, welcoming yurt that sleeps up to four.

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

Renowned for its' surfing culture, Newquay’s undoubted attraction is the magnificent stretch of stunning coastline the Cornish town is positioned along.

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

Hobart House is a large, luxury holiday cottage a short stroll from Fistral Beach in Newquay. This 5-bedroom elegantly restored period house with sea views is perfect for a seaside holiday in Cornwall in any season.

  • Sleeps 10
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Bathrooms 3
  • North Cornwall

Treverna is a modern and very desirable reverse level open plan coastal holiday cottage with a parking space in Newquay enjoying the panoramic view across Newquay and out to sea. This trendy 2-bedroom house in one of Cornwall's most popular seaside resorts and will appeal to a small family.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 2
  • North Cornwall

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23rd Mar-6th Apr

Rose Cottage Cottage Listing
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A great Cornish holiday cottage set in the peaceful rural setting of Woodlands Manor Farm on the North Cornwall coast, near Bude. Rose Cottage benefits from the use of a lovely large indoor heated swimming pool and games room.

Chy-an-Brae is a coastal cottage situated atop Marcus Hill with beautiful views of Newquay and North Cornwall. The large family cottage features modern design and contains surfboard storage, games and other features to ensure a fun-filled seaside holiday for groups and their pets.

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12th-19th Jul

Chatsworth Apartments Cottage Listing
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Waterside one and two bedroom Apartments at Newquay holiday apartments, alongside the Gannel Estuary, within a short walk to Fistral Beach and Newquay town centre. This Cornish Estuary apartment is perfect for a beach holiday with a lovely south facing outlook over the estuary. Sleeps 2 - 6.

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30th Mar-6th Apr

The Coach House Cottage Listing
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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.

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....

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.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 1
  • North Cornwall

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.

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.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 1
  • North Cornwall

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.

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.