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Holiday homes in Cornwall

If you’re on the hunt for Cornwall cottages then you’ll find a fantastic choice at HomeAway. Cornwall’s mild climate, beautiful coastline and attractive green countryside make it a destination that appeals to visitors of all ages. Holiday homes in Cornwall tend to be traditional stone buildings, with stunning period features such as fireplaces and working Agas. You may be looking for accommodation on the coast, close to one of Cornwall’s stunning beaches, or perhaps you’d prefer a cosy cottage surrounded by idyllic countryside; you’ll find it easy to browse the rentals and pin-point the locations that best suit your plans. We also provide information on the guest facilities, for instance, internet access is provided by many of the apartments we have on offer.

Things to do in Cornwall

  • Coast - Cornwall is proud of its beaches, many of which are truly spectacular. Six of the beaches meet Blue Flag standards and one of the most beautiful can be found at Porthmeor in St Ives; a large expanse of pristine golden sand and a great spot for surfing. The town of Newquay, also on the Atlantic coast, is famed for its surfing conditions and brilliant beaches.
  • Scenic walks - Many visitors head for Cornwall to experience the spectacular coastline, which can be admired along the South West Coast Path, offering countless spots of immense natural beauty. The Lizard peninsula, with its craggy cliffs, is a real highlight and the picturesque route of the River Camel, among many others.
  • Visitor attractions - One of Cornwall’s most famous attractions is the Eden Project, an ecological site established to coincide with the millennium, with thousands of different plant species housed inside huge domes. St Ives is home to a Tate branch, where there’s a collection of modern art, while for kids there’s Newquay Zoo and Crealy Adventure Park.
  • History - Steeped in myth and legend, Cornwall is a destination with tons of historical interest. Tintagel Castle is one of the premier attractions, the ruins of which stand on a headland and date back as far as Roman times in places. There are also numerous manor houses and prehistoric sites to seek out, like the Tudor Trerice House and Gardens.
  • Boat trips - Cornwall is one of the best locations in the UK for observing marine life, and there are a number of companies that offer trips to see dolphins, basking sharks and seals. Fishing is also popular, with wrecks and reefs providing habitats for a wealth of species off different coast.

Weather in Cornwall

When on your holiday at a cottage in Cornwall you’ll most likely experience mild weather whenever you visit. There’s more annual sunshine and temperatures are milder here than in any other part of the UK. In winter, daily highs commonly get into double figures and only rarely slip below freezing, even in December. Spring and autumn weather is a little warmer, with highs in the mid and upper teens. Summers are usually moderate here, and temperatures tend to get up to the 20-degree mark in July and August.

Travelling to Cornwall

You can reach your Holiday homes in Cornwall from the main airport there, which is Newquay (NQY); it has connections to a number of cities in the UK, with the most flown route to and from London Gatwick (LGW). Cornwall is unique in the sense that it doesn’t have any motorways running through it; rather a network of smaller A roads. The Duchy has good rail connections, both town by town and to the rest of the country. There are 12 trains daily between Plymouth and London Paddington, eight of which run all the way through to Penzance towards the western tip of Cornwall.


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    Excellent! 4.5/5
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    Cottage #1994183
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      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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      • 4 BR
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      Cottage #6082727
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        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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        • 2 BR
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        Cottage #1988846
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          Exceptional! 5.0/5
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          • 1 BR
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          Apartment #1992428
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            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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            • 1 BR
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            Apartment #8159158
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            Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.5/5
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
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              Multiple rentals Apartment #8157203
              10
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                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                • 1 BR
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                Apartment #1402198
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                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                  • 1 BR
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                  Cottage #8147142
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                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                    • 1 BR
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                    Apartment #8133882
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                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 3
                      Cottage #8173085
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                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Bungalow #6113635
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                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
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                          Cottage #1820443
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                          Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.7/5
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
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                            Apartment #1995266
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                            Viewed 87 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
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                              Apartment #8062135
                              13
                              Viewed 126 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 2 BA
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                                Cottage #1981815
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                                Viewed 87 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 1 BA
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                                  Cottage #8103973
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                                  Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 1 BA
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                                    Cottage #8149865
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                                    Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (11 reviews)
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                                      • 4 BR
                                      • 3 BA
                                      • Sleeps 10
                                      House #6082701
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                                      Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
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                                        Apartment #1960425
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                                        Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                          (24 reviews)
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 5
                                          Cottage #1516714
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                                          Viewed 84 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                            (16 reviews)
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                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Cottage #8034431
                                            16
                                            Viewed 109 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (9 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
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                                              Apartment #6024140
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                                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                • 1 BR
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                                                Cottage #6749878
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                                                Viewed 153 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                  Barn #8161289
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                                                    • 5 BR
                                                    • 3 BA
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                                                    • Sleeps 9
                                                    House #8138805
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                                                    Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                      Cottage #1785071
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                                                      Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                        • 2 BR
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                                                        Bungalow #1993277
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                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 3 BA
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                                                          House #8138291
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                                                          Viewed 114 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
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                                                            Cottage #6488363
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                                                            Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                              Apartment #8119558
                                                              12
                                                              Viewed 60 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Separate Toilet
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                                                                House #8152161
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                                                                Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                                  Apartment #8173474
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                                                                  Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                    (17 reviews)
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                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                    Apartment #6469119
                                                                    17
                                                                    Viewed 85 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                      Apartment #1903452
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                                                                      Viewed 105 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                        Multiple rentals Apartment #8158015
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                                                                        Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                          (22 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                          Cottage #8130574
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                                                                          Viewed 89 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                            (11 reviews)
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                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
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                                                                            Apartment #1877514
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                                                                            Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (30 reviews)
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                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                                              Apartment #8130604
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                                                                              Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                (9 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                Multiple rentals Cottage #455071
                                                                                9
                                                                                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                  (10 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                                  Cottage #8143761
                                                                                  10
                                                                                  Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Very Good! 4.2/5
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                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Cottage #1994655
                                                                                    9
                                                                                    Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                      (15 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                      Cottage #8174376
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                                                                                      Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (10 reviews)
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                                                                                        • Studio
                                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                                        Cottage #6734905
                                                                                        10
                                                                                        Viewed 75 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                          (21 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
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                                                                                          Bungalow #8173738
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                                                                                          Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
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                                                                                            Barn #8150009
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                                                                                            Viewed 108 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                              (9 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Cottage #8165488
                                                                                              9
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                                                                                                Excellent! 4.3/5
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                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                                Cottage #1770570
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                                                                                                Viewed 75 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                                                                  House #8125960
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                                                                                                  Viewed 133 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                                                                    Apartment #1788221
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                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      House #8145222
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      A fantastic property in a great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The property is of a very high standard with no stone left unturned in providing everything required for a comfortable and enjoyable stay
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 18-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Amazing cottage

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Geri and Rob were perfect hosts. So helpful with any questions. We had a fabulous time here at new year. It is a stones throw to the centre of St Ives and all its amenities. The cottage has everything you need. Bonus is that it comes with parking in a nearby garage for a car. We would definitely recommend it and hope to return. Thank you both
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 17-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Fantastic!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Unfortunately we had to cut our stay short but the time we did spend in this gorgeous cottage was absolute bliss! Will most definitely be booking again soon!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 16-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017