HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Camelford also enquired about apartments in Newquay, cottages in Bude and cottages in Padstow

Make a holiday rental home or a holiday cottage in Camelford your next holiday escape.

Sitting on the banks of the Camel River in Cornwall is a village built on the stories and legends of a past. The area was once famous as a centre of ancient commerce, and traces of Camelford's long hisotry are never far away. This area is attractive to anyone who desires a quaint and friendly atmosphere, surrounded by picturesque scenery and captivating local history.

Places to stay in Camelford

Camelford’s beautiful nature is clear to see, and was the inspiration for the writings of Beeny Cliff and films like Saving Grace. However, this is not Camelford's only claim to fame; it is also believed to be the site of ancient Camelot. This legendary village is centralized between Bodmin Moor on one side, and the beautiful and rugged coastline of North Cornwall lies a few kilometers away on the other side of the village. Plentiful outdoor opportunities include strolling along the river walkway, camping, caravanning, horseback riding, and surfing or trekking on the coastal area of Trebarwith Strand. Cycling is also popular along the former path of a railroad which runs amongst local woodland, and is one of many activities which attract visitors. Guest houses and self catering cottages are in abundant supply in this quaint village.

Medieval bridges, museums, and historic local buildings only add to the communities interesting nature. Spending time amongst the timeless slate buildings in the village centre gives a real sense of nostalgia.

Local shops and markets are in good supply and offer a variety of items of interest from the surrounding sea and farmlands. Shopping is entertaining when looking at antiques, toys and children’s clothes, or art galleries. Bakeries and pastry shops, as well as restaurants with many ethnic varieties, as well as several great pubs are many.

Things to do in Camelford

Any visit to Camelford should include a visit to Tintagel Castle. Ruins reflect a medieval history from the 13th century and the castle is said to be the birthplace of King Arthur. Its backdrop is quite dramatic with waves crashing on the ocean below the thick stone walls. History surrounding King Arthur continues on a trip to Slaughter Bridge, said to be the place if his last battle.

The local library is also worth investigation. Recognizable by its iconic camel weather vane, this building formerly housed the town hall and was built in the 1800’s. Spend time soaking up the areas past with a trip to the North Cornwall Museum and Gallery which gives extensive information on the areas historical craft of wagon making. Also learn from the museums interpretive displays about local farming and cider making. Continue journeying into the past, to the Bronze Age and ancient burial sites, when walking from Camelford to Rough Tor.

Take time to sample local wines. Camel Valley Vineyard and Wine offer wine tasting year round. Other offerings in the community include the Camelford Indian Kings Art Centre. A visitor information center can also supply information on any and all points of interest within the community.

Flights to Camelford

Plymouth Airport is in closest proximity to Camelford, with inbound flights arriving from airports across the UK. The area is also well connected by road and rail.

Exceptional! 5/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Lodge #733004
21
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(4 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8062439
4
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 15
House #1680953
8
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8256492
Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 6 BR
  • 6 BA
  • Sleeps 12
Cottage #6859898
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8193346
11
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6907043
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Apartment #6798532
3
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8226668
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6717180
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6717181
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Cottage #1868108
View details for price
  • 6 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 12
Cottage #1867133
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1969317
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #8113168
6
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8305040
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(31 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8147142
31
Viewed 135 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #6082727
21
Viewed 154 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Multiple rentals Apartment #8157203
15
Viewed 68 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6823960
8
Viewed 78 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(29 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1305587
29
Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8037623
11
Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(55 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8121484
55
Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #8121395
15
Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(30 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Bungalow #6113635
30
Viewed 60 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4.2/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #6718325
5
Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8108950
21
Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8118992
12
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(24 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Bungalow #8173738
24
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #8030881
11
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #401909
12
Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(27 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cabin #8170636
27
Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #428907
6
Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(20 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Barn #8161289
20
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Cottage #8158245
7
Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cabin #8057592
13
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #8153134
14
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #8035859
21
Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
House #8144291
17
Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(22 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6466401
22
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(26 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #860901
26
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 11
House #8169817
15
Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #6809062
12
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
House #6873113
6
Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Barn #1939189
13
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
Cottage #8027943
6
Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(31 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1820253
31
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #719145
11
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Cottage #455071
10
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(16 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 10
House #8158924
16
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 - 50 of 300+

Camelford Holiday Cottages & Homes (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

A lovely lovely long weekend. Relaxed as soon as we got there

5 of 5
Clean and bedrooms all fresh and spotlessly made. All you could hope for in this lovely accommodation with a beautiful garden and it is so close to the little village. All appliances from ovens to dishwasher etc were all immaculate with instructions. Bathrooms all spotless and all worked well. Thank you to Tim and family. The scones Tim's Mum made to welcome us were also superb. Highly recommend this place.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Excellent

5 of 5
Lovely cosy quirky cottage with everything you could need
  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017