Destination guide

Friendly Cornwall will entice you

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Cornwall. This welcoming and relaxing city is well known for its island views, coffee shops and sporting events. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Cornwall

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Cornwall has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rise and Climb Adventure Course (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • That Fun Place (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Gahan House (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Clyde River Golf and Country Club (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Countryview Golf Club (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Glen Afton Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cornwall

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Cornwall is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Victoria Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Prince Edward Battery (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Confederation Landing Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Argyle Shore Provincial Park (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Brackley Beach (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Victoria Provincial Park (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Cornwall

Fly into Charlottetown, PEI (YYG), the closest airport, located 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Cornwall?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 151 holiday lettings around Cornwall. From 78 houses to 40 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Cornwall?

If you enjoy staying where all the action is, you might like to consider basing yourself somewhere near the main streets. HomeAway has 66 city centre rental homes available. Alternatively, you might be after another style of setting. HomeAway has plenty of properties to choose from, including:

  • 25 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 25 beachfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 24 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Cornwall?

You can forget about standardized, cookie cutter chain-hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals have an unique, personal touch — and all the space you could ask for! There are 124 houses currently listed on HomeAway. Prices begin at £29 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather pick one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Cottage: 30 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £80 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 30 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £71 per night.
  • Apartment: 28 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £57 per night.

Can I stay in Cornwall in a large group?

There's nothing quite like reuniting with old friends or spending a few nights with extended family in an exciting new destination. And the best thing is HomeAway has options big enough for the whole squad. Why not have a look at the 43 house holiday rentals featured here? They're the most popular choice for big groups of guests. Rental options in this area that can cater for large groups include:

  • Are you looking for rentals that can fit 6 guests? We have 134 that will be suitable. The prices start from £77 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your squad, you'll be happy to learn that there are 66 holiday rentals that are ideal. The starting price is £134 per night.
  • Going away with 5 guests? We've got 38 rental accommodation that will suit. Prices begin at just £95 per night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your dad, your cousin and all your friends to Cornwall.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Cornwall?

Ditch those dull cookie-cutter hotel chains! Revel in the charm of living like one of the locals in an affordable holiday rental instead. Have a look at the great options that can be booked now on HomeAway. When it comes to getting your hands on a fantastic deal, your first stop ought to be Queens Square. Here, HomeAway has 92 holiday rentals at an average price of £124 per night. Seawood Estates is another great option. HomeAway has holiday rentals here, and the average price is around £183 a night.

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