Destination guide

The friendly city of Charlestown awaits you

Enjoy the museums and other features of Charlestown. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the bars, gardens and restaurants. 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 Charlestown

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Charlestown a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cornwall Football Golf (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Mevagissey Aquarium (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Fowey Estuary (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Readymoney Cove (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Fowey Aquarium (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Charlestown

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Charlestown is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pinetum Park and Pine Lodge Gardens (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Porthpean Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Eden Project (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Marsh Villa Gardens (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Wheal Martyn China Clay Country Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Pentewan Sands (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Charlestown

Fly into Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), the closest airport, located 12.8 mi (20.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Charlestown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 986 holiday lettings around Charlestown. From 596 cottages to 119 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.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Charlestown? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Charlestown. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Charlestown Harbour: 4,594 holiday lettings
  • Polzeath Beach: 3,160 holiday lettings
  • Eden Project: 4,511 holiday lettings
  • Treyarnon Bay Beach: 3,243 holiday lettings
  • Bedruthan Steps: 3,294 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Charlestown listed on 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 Charlestown?

Yes, of course. offers 596 Cottages in Charlestown. Our other popular types of Charlestown holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 119 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 199 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 596 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Charlestown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 52 holiday homes with pool available in Charlestown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.