Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Helford getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Helford with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Helford

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Helford a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cornish Seal Sanctuary (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Penjerrick (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Bonython Estate Gardens (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Castle Beach (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Falmouth Aquarium (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Flambards (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Helford

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Helford is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Trebah Gardens (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Glendurgan Garden (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Carwinion House and Garden (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Potager Garden (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Maenporth Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Penjerrick (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Helford

The nearest airport is in Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), located 24.7 mi (39.8 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Helford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,106 holiday lettings near Helford. From 508 Cottages to 337 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Helford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Helford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Helford. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kynance Cove: 2,244 holiday lettings
  • Gyllyngvase Beach: 4,068 holiday lettings
  • Perranporth Golf Club: 4,967 holiday lettings
  • Swanpool Beach: 3,961 holiday lettings
  • Porthleven Beach: 3,409 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Helford listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Helford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 508 Cottages in Helford. Our other popular types of Helford holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 337 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 508 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 508 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Helford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 116 holiday homes with pool available in Helford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.