Where to stay around Whitecross?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,523 holiday lettings near Whitecross. From 756 Cabins to 756 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Whitecross is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • St Ives Harbour: 2,841 holiday lettings
  • Porthminster Beach: 2,836 holiday lettings
  • Porthmeor Beach: 2,823 holiday lettings
  • Cape Cornwall: 1,621 holiday lettings
  • St. Michael's Mount: 2,693 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Whitecross 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 Cabins in Whitecross?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 756 Cabins in Whitecross. Our other popular types of Whitecross holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 756 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 756 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 369 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 Whitecross?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 86 holiday homes with pool available in Whitecross. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Whitecross, Cornwall your home away from home

    The tiny hamlet of Whitecross is ideally located in the centre of the West Cornish peninsula. It is just 4 miles from Penzance on the south coast and 6 miles from St Ives on the north coast, making it easy to explore both lovely areas.

    West Cornwall is ideal for walking, especially along the South West coastal path. There are a host of National Trust properties in this beautiful area and miles of winding country lanes to explore, all little more than a single car’s width. The highlight of the area is St Michael’s Mount, a historic stately home/castle built on a rock in Marazion Bay. Land’s End is also just a short drive from your holiday home in Whitecross, with its landmark signpost.

    Things to Do in Whitecross, Cornwall Take a Trip to the Scillies

    The Scilly Isles, off Land’s End can easily be reached by helicopter from Penzance or by ferry. The main island of Tresco is known for its tropical Abbey Gardens, built on terraces around the ruins of the former Abbey. The scenic traffic-free island is a paradise for hikers, birds spotters and nature-lovers.


    Cornwall is known for its beautiful beaches and there are many to choose from in the Whitecross area. Penzance has a fine long sandy beach. On the wilder Atlantic coast, St Ives has three beaches including sheltered Carbis Bay. The beaches around Newquay and Perranporth are known for their fine surfing conditions and equipment is available on the beach to hire.

    Places to Visit Near Whitecross, Cornwall


    This sizeable town has plenty of shops, pubs and old houses along its main street. The promenade leads along the sweeping bay to the Jubilee Swimming Pool, one of the oldest Art Deco pools in the country. The town looks across to the National Trust property of St Michael’s Mount with its grand castle/stately home and rock gardens.

    St Ives

    Sprawling up the hillside above its two main beaches, St Ives is a quaint Cornish village with tiny fishermen’s cottages, shops and art galleries lining the narrow streets. The town has been attracting artists for decades and the Tate Gallery opened here in 1993. The purpose-built building is as interesting as the artworks themselves, with spectacular sea views from the café terrace.

    Holywell Bay Fun Park

    This family fun park advertises itself as the place to ride, slide, splash and have fun. With go-karts, battle boats and Merlin’s Maze, it is the perfect place for family fun whatever the weather.

    Weather in Whitecross, Cornwall

    Located in the far southwest of England and influenced by the Gulf Stream, Cornwall generally has mild winters along the coast and reasonably warm summers. Average temperatures throughout the year range from 8-19°C (46-66°F) with the heaviest rain showers between October and February.

    Travel to Whitecross, Cornwall

    Cornwall is served by the local airport at Newquay which has regular flights from London. The area is also accessible by rail to Penzance or St Ives station, close to your holiday home rental at Whitecross. However, a car is recommended to make the most of this delightful area. Take the M5 and then the A38/A39 to reach Whitecross.