Find and Book Holiday Cottages in North 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. It passes 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.

With one of the best views in Newquay this stylish apartment is a fantastic place to make the most of a break on this popular stretch of Cornish coastline. With Fistral Beach on its doorstep and the coast path just metres away, adventure and relaxation can be enjoyed in equal measure.

Wheal Rose is a romantic cottage tucked away in the hills near St Newlyn East in Cornwall. The rural cottage boasts exposed beams and a delightful garden as well as modern comforts and proximity to the Cornish coast. Relax, connect, unwind and sample the delights of this wonderful county.

The Old Shippon Cottage sleeps up to 6 in 3 bedrooms in the stunning Valley at Mineshop, pet friendly cottage with Wi-Fi in a peaceful location within walking distance to the beach at Crackington Haven and just a short drive from the coastal resorts of Bude, Tintagel and Widemouth Bay.

Harbour Master’s House offers water frontage and luxury. The pet-friendly cottage sits above the harbour at Portreath, within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and promises ocean views and a sea breeze, plus multiple balconies, coastal chic, a log fire and access to the delights of Cornwall.

Watermill exudes authenticity. The pet-friendly cottage in St Breward boasts a stone façade and an interior with exposed beams, timber décor, flagstone floors and modern luxury, plus a wood burner. Sitting on the edge of Bodmin Moor, the cottage offers the best of the Cornish countryside and coast.

Perched atop a hill in Mawgan Porth, Pepperpots enjoys views of the ocean. The sophisticated cottage welcomes pets and offers contemporary comforts and proximity to surf beaches and the Cornish coastline. Beautiful gardens capture the views and the sea breeze and invite guests to chase the sun.

Enjoy countryside living just a short drive from the pretty coastal village of Padstow. Sleeping four guests, this quirky pet-friendly cottage can be found in a rural setting in St Columb and even has its own paddock.

A stunning detached reverse level new home offering outstanding finish and style with spacious 5 bedroom accommodation. Situated in a slightly elevated location with fine sea and coastal views from the front across and up the coast to Godrevy Lighthouse and as far as St Agnes Head on a clear day.

Nobby’s combines the coast with the country. The pet-friendly coast and country cottage in is situated on East Thorne Farm in the North Cornwall countryside near Bude. This comfortable cottage offers families a an adventure playground, an indoor games room, spa, a campfire and lovely rural walks.

Enjoy everything that the idyllic Hustyns holiday resort offers with a stay at Cedar Lodge, a secluded countryside cottage on the resort’s 100-acre grounds near the North Cornwall town of Wadebridge, featuring three bedrooms, a private garden with a hot tub, & access to swimming pool & tennis court.

Langdon near the village of Jacobstow, a romantic cottage near the Cornish coast featuring open-plan living space, contemporary kitchen, wood-burning stove, rear lawned garden, and cosy double bedroom.

Mineshop Holiday Cottages are located in the heart of the stunning Mineshop Valley, a short walk through the fields and woodland to the beach at Crackington Haven near Bude in North Cornwall. Set in a secluded and tranquil spot, its the perfect getaway for families, couples and dog owners.

Treat yourself to a luxury stay in Newquay. This modern mews house has been designed with complete comfort in mind, with designer furnishings and stylish touches throughout. Within walking distance from the beach it also has a fab outdoor area, surfboard storage and private parking.

Wedge Cottage is a luxurious cottage situated within the curved stables at Roserrow, Cornwall. Just minutes from the sandy beach at Polzeath, the coastal cottage promises light & airy spaces with contemporary chic and exposed beams, plus a generous sun trap garden with furnished spaces for relaxing.

Set in a gorgeous countryside location near Holywell Bay just six miles west of Newquay, this beautifully restored eco home is perfect for four and accept two dogs. Tastefully furnished with a spacious living area, two luxurious bedrooms and fantastic rural views, it is the ideal family retreat.

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.

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.

Fall asleep to the sound of owls and savour the serenity of Owl House, a romantic cottage set on spacious grounds in the hamlet of Treneague. Relax with your loved one and your pet, and enjoy the wood-burning stove, the blend of charm and modernity, the mature garden and the Cornish coastline.

Wheal Hart is a stunning rural cottage offering rural tranquillity and proximity to the gorgeous Cornish coastline. Situated among rolling green hills near St Newlyn East, the barn conversion retains much of its original character and has large gardens ideal for entertaining and enjoying the views.

Overlooking picturesque green pastures, this cottage provides well-presented and attractive accommodation for up to four people, with wonderful views of the surrounding countryside.

Brook Cottage is a sophisticated coastal cottage set above the cliffs within Trevose Head Lighthouse near Padstow. The pet-friendly cottage enjoys spectacular ocean views and a sea breeze and offers enclosed lawned gardens with furnished spaces, coastal chic & proximity to the delights of Cornwall.

A large family holiday home with wonderful views over one of the UK's best beaches; Fistral Beach. Enjoy sunsets from your own private balcony, or kick back in the open-plan living space. Just a five minute walk to the beach and town centre this is the perfect home for a beach break in Newquay.

Panoramic ocean views stretch before Verity Cottage, a sophisticated coastal cottage within Trevose Head Lighthouse. The coast of Cornwall lies either side of the cottage, which boasts outdoor entertaining spaces, contemporary comfort, light and airy design and the chance to get away from it all.

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. A little 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. 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 large 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.