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Make a holiday rental home or a holiday cottage in Davidstow your home away from home

Set in wonderfully quiet contryside just 8 miles from the coast of North Cornwall is Davidstow, which has an undeniable charm and an air of unrivalled peace. Visitors flock to self catering Davidstow cottages from across the UK and Europe as it offers a rare combination of proximity to the beach, yet peace from the tourist crowds which often haunt much of Cornwall during the summer months. The village is almost impossibly charming, and offrs the ideal place in which to escape the hectic pace of everyday life. Old world charm immediately appeals to anyone seeking the restful nature of a small inland community with quick access to the coastline of North Cornwall.

Places to holiday in Davidstow, Cornwall

This community is rich in history and beautiful natural areas. The central location of self catering Davidstow cottages provides a magnificent place from which to explore the rest of North Cornwall, and the many attractions from Port Issac to Polzeath Beach. Cornwall's rich and unique history is easily explored from a self catering Davidstow cottage, with ancient ruins, and medieval churches adorning the otherwise green countryside, and offering some fascination restbites on walks and rides from the vilalge.

Several outdoor areas are in close proximity to Davidstow. Visitors find a unique blend of outdoor areas associated with the community’s proximity to Bodmin Moor while finding equal proximity to coastal waters in communities a few minutes away. Areas like Port Isaac allow one to witness the daily work of fisherman on the harbor or sit on beaches which are great for a picnic. There are also a great selection of little shops and local art galleries, as well as traditional pubs in which to loose yourself for a few hours.

Things to do in Davidstow, Cornwall

Unexpected areas in this village include the remains of a WWII training facility, used by American military personnel, leading up to D-Day. This area is used by small aircraft and a few buildings exist from its military heyday during the 1940’s. Indepth information on the area further educates visitors in the Davidstow Airfield and Cornwall War Museum. Interesting exhibits on the Royal Navy and Army Civilian Services give good perspective on the areas military presence.

Sitting amongst the bogs on the west side of St Kitts Hill is St David’s Church which was constructed in the 1200’s and restored in the mid 1500’s and 1800’s. This amazing piece of community history has beautiful vaulted ceilings and stained glass. Ancient Rough Tor is at the top of a steep hill, requiring a hike to the top and is the remains of what is believed to be a settlement dating back to the Bronze Age. A strenuous walk to the top of a steep hill brings visitors to amazing piles of stones and areas which appear to be the foundations of the areas ancient inhabitants. In addition, a grave is located in the same area which marks the murder of a local woman in the 1800’s.

Weather in Davidstow, Cornwall

Summer months become warmer than areas which receive the benefit of a location directly on the coast. The community’s location which lies on the edge of Bodmin Moor gives the area what some consider a unique “micro climate,” which makes predictability of weather difficult. Temperatures are generally moderate.

Flights to Davidstow, Cornwall

Newquay Airport (NWY) serves the area, and is the best way to get to a self catering Davidstow cottage. Flights are provided by Air Southwest, and arrive from across the UK.

    Exceptional! 5/5
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    • 3 BR
    • 1 BA
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    Cottage #719145
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      Exceptional! 5/5
      (20 reviews)
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      • 3 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 6
      Lodge #733004
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        • 3 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 6
        Cottage #6892376
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          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
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          Cottage #6715968
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          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
            • 4 BR
            • 3 BA
            • Sleeps 8
            House #1869135
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            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Cottage #1969621
              1
                • 3 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 6
                Cottage #6833971
                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Bungalow #8177815
                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Cottage #6942053
                      • 3 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Cottage #6942054
                        • 3 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 6
                        Cottage #6906364
                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Bungalow #6961604
                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Multiple rentals Cabin #13866
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                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
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                              Multiple rentals Cottage #13866
                              1
                              Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 4 BR
                                • 5 BA
                                • Sleeps 9
                                Multiple rentals Farmhouse #13866
                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                                  (12 reviews)
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                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 2
                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #8157203
                                  12
                                  Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                    (30 reviews)
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                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 2
                                    Cottage #8147142
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                                    Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                      (19 reviews)
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                                      • 4 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      Cottage #6082727
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                                      Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                        (6 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Cottage #6823960
                                        6
                                        Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                          (11 reviews)
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Cottage #8037623
                                          11
                                          Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                                            (28 reviews)
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Cottage #1305587
                                            28
                                            Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (29 reviews)
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                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 3 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              House #8138291
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                                              Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                (52 reviews)
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                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Cottage #8121484
                                                52
                                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  Barn #1689551
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                    Bungalow #1690915
                                                    1
                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                      Barn #1689539
                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                        Cottage #1689921
                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
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                                                          Cabin #1689284
                                                            • 5 BR
                                                            • 4 BA
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                                                            Barn #1689541
                                                              • 4 BR
                                                              • 3 BA
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                                                              Barn #1689540
                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                • Sleeps 7
                                                                Multiple rentals Cottage #452992
                                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                  Multiple rentals Cottage #452992
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                    Multiple rentals Cottage #452992
                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (26 reviews)
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Bungalow #6113635
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                                                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                        (14 reviews)
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                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 4 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        Cottage #8121395
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                                                                        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (23 reviews)
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Bungalow #8173738
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                                                                          Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                            (18 reviews)
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                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Apartment #8035859
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                                                                            Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                              (23 reviews)
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Cottage #860901
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                                                                              Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (20 reviews)
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                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                Cottage #8108950
                                                                                20
                                                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                  (10 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Cottage #8118992
                                                                                  10
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                    (7 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                    Bungalow #6576500
                                                                                    7
                                                                                    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (25 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                      Cabin #8170636
                                                                                      25
                                                                                      Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                        (6 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 7
                                                                                        Cottage #8158245
                                                                                        6
                                                                                        Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Cottage #6466401
                                                                                          20
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                            (10 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 5 BR
                                                                                            • 4 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 16
                                                                                            House #6711466
                                                                                            10
                                                                                            Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                              (10 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              House #8030881
                                                                                              10
                                                                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                (20 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                Barn #8161289
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                                                                                                Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                  (15 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                  House #8144291
                                                                                                  15
                                                                                                  Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (12 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Cottage #401909
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                                                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                      (12 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Cabin #8057592
                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Well equipped property in rural location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Handy location close to A39 for easy access to North Cornwall coast
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Cosy, Well thought out Cottage

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Immediately felt comfortable, not the usual sparse holiday cottage, we felt like we were staying in someones home. The bed was extremely comfortable and the owner had even added an electric blanket! which we did use due to the cold evenings. So much character and so much thought put into modernising it without spoiling that. We all had a most enjoyable time there.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 13, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017