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.

38 cottages found 38 match all criteria.

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.

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

Enjoy a relaxing Cornish seaside holiday at Stone House, a large and impressively furnished holiday home with superb sea views in Perranporth. Surfboard storage and outdoor shower.

  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathrooms 3
  • North Cornwall

Simple and inviting, this traditional yurt will provide a comfortable and easy rural setting to enjoy the outdoors, friends, and family. Stay at Hodor for a glamping holiday on the North Cornwall coast near Bude you’ll want to share again and again. Dog friendly.

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

Create enduring memories at this scenic East Throne glamping resort. Families seeking an enchanting coast and countryside retreat need look no further than our luxurious Mongolian yurts, which fits up to 4 guests.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 1
  • 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.

  • Sleeps 5
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 2
  • North Cornwall

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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.

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

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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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.

  • Sleeps 7
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathrooms 2
  • North Cornwall

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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.

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

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

Ash Cottage is perfect for couples and families of up to four and is set in three acre grounds, surrounded by fields, just south of Bude near Crackington Haven. Whether you want to relax, tour or be adventurous, Ash is the place to stay. Sorry this is one of our pet free cottages.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 1
  • 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....

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

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

Beech Cottage our 'upside down house' is perfect for couples through to families of up to five, looking for peace and tranquillity, being set in large grounds surrounded by open countryside. A great touring base, south of Bude near Crackington Haven. Pets welcome.

  • Sleeps 5
  • Bedrooms 3
  • 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.

  • Sleeps 10
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Bathrooms 2
  • 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.

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

The Roundhouse at Trenannick Cottages, which sleeps two guests, is set in a quiet rural area five miles from the coast at Crackington Haven and 10 miles south of Bude. Surrounded by open countryside with distant views of Dartmoor, the cottage and gardens are a great place to chill out and relax.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Bedrooms 1
  • 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.

  • Sleeps 9
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathrooms 2
  • North Cornwall

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

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.