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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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Superb location and well appointed

5 of 5
  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017

Lovely place, great location

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Our family has stayed in a number of self catering properties over the years, but we reckoned this was one of the nicest. The pictures on the website are a true reflection of how pretty it is inside and there is a wonderful view of the sea from the living room. Everything has been taken into consideration, from the handwash left at each sink (first time that has happened) to the washing up liquid, foil and cloths in the kitchen. In fact the only thing missing was a drainer for cutlery. We were most impressed with the enormous smart tv too! The beds were very comfy and everything was really nicely fitted out so it was a great place to come back to after a busy day. Best of all is the location, which really needs shouting about. The apartment is overlooking the sea, in the well kept grounds of the Falmouth hotel and it is two minutes to the beach. It is also very close to Pendennis castle which is well worth a visit. In addition it is also only ten minutes walk into town with all it's shops and restaurants. We felt the location would be hard to beat in a town like Falmouth, with it's parking difficulties right in the centre- we felt quite smug having a parking space right outside where we were staying! Falmouth itself is also very nice- we can see why it is considered one of the best places to live in England. Whilst the weather was not perfect we were spoilt for choice for things to do in town and in the area and left feeling we had not done everything we wanted to do. Cue a return visit? If we did return we would definitely want to come back to Trengilley.
  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017