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Cottages in Launceston, Cornwall your home away from home

Located in central Cornwall and known as a haven of architectural treasures, outdoor recreation and lively pubs, Launceston is aptly referred to as the “gateway to Cornwall,” appealing to anyone wishing to explore the best of North Cornwall and beyond.

Places to Stay in Launceston

There are many charming little villages and hamlets to explore in the region, as well as wonderful rivers and woodlands in which to wander. Watch the areas many species of birds or enjoy sailing, fishing, hiking, or horseback riding. A short trip 15 miles north takes beach lovers to the crashing waves of the Atlantic through peaceful countryside. Many other great ways to appreciate this beautiful landscape are accomplished by golfing or taking a walking tour, starting in Launceston. Several trails are available to neighboring communities through the areas vast woodlands. All leisure pursuits are easily accomplished while staying in a guest house or Launceston self catering cottage.

A great variety of shops are found offering anything from gifts to baked goods, as well as crafts by local artisans. A local farm with indoor and outdoor playgrounds is a place where many families can relax. Food is copious, in the small community, with all types of fare ranging from ethic to fish and chips or fried chicken. After a full day, relax while on holiday with a pint at any of the community’s ten pubs.

Things to do in Launceston

Take a walk through the community and enjoy its fine Tutor, Georgian, Gothic and Victorian architecture. Castle Street is home to many Georgian town houses. In addition, the Old Market building has an interesting slate roof. All locations are within a close distance to Lauceston holiday cottages and guest houses. Continue walking on the Tamar River Valley trail which takes visitors past the estate of Cotehele, a medieval residence dating back to the 1300’s. Cycling is also popular with routes to four different communities from Launceston.

Visitors can witness exquisite granite carvings inside the Church of St Mary Magdalene dating back to the early 1080’s. St. Thomas Church is equally interesting, dating back to the early 1180’s with the largest font in Cornwall. Norman Castle sits impressively high atop a hill overlooking River Tamar with such owners as Richard, Earl of Cornwall, in the 1400’s. This structure also served as a prison in the 1650’s. History continues when finding the south gate to the city, the only remaining remnant which exists from its original construction in the 12th century. Also, head west out of the community to find Camelford know as famed King Author’s Camelot. Great artifacts from the community’s rich history are held in Lawrence House.

For those looking for activities outside of the area’s history, relax in any of the areas coffee houses, beer gardens, or tea rooms. In addition to areas in the center of the town, area artisans have great handcrafts including wood carving or make a trip to the Launceston General Market held on the Launceston Town Square.

Weather in Launceston

Launceston, located in Cornwall, is in the southernmost part of the country. This area receives more days of sunshine and a better climate than areas in northern parts of the UK. This particular area is warm enough that it does not frequently receive snow.

Flights to Launceston

Exeter Airport (EXT) is the closest airport to a self catering holiday cottage in Launceston, Cornwall and is well connected to much of Britain and especially the West Country by Air Southwest.

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Exceptional! 5/5
(55 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
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Excellent! 4.7/5
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(41 reviews)
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  • 1 BA
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Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #1869135
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  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 12
Barn #8120646
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Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Multiple rentals Farmhouse #8154133
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Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Farmhouse #8154133
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Exceptional! 5/5
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  • 1 BA
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Cottage #8150506
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Cottage #8116151
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Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Multiple rentals Cottage #8116151
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Cottage #8143404
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
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  • 1 BA
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Cottage #8120055
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Exceptional! 5/5
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  • 2 BA
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  • 1 BA
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Multiple rentals Cottage #8120055
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
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Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 5 BA
  • Sleeps 9
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
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Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Multiple rentals Cottage #452992
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Multiple rentals Cottage #452992
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Cottage #8143404
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Cottage #8143404
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Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Multiple rentals Barn #8143404
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Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 4
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  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 2
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  • 2 BR
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  • Sleeps 4
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  • 2 BR
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 4
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  • 2 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
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  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
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  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
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  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
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  • 2 BR
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 4
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  • 2 BR
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1861371
  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1861366
  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1858030
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  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6798682
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Recent Reviews

Amazing week in Cornwall

5 of 5
Had such a great time, Jeremy and Lou were simply great! Was a really good location for exploring the beaches. The cottage has beautiful surrounds with lots of animals which can be hand fed. Would recommend to anyone wanting a relaxing getaway. Great for families!
  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

Perfect could fault anything

5 of 5
We have stayed at many cottages, but this one is the best. Made very welcome by the owners and really want to make sure that we were ok. The cottage is spotless and very well appointed and a lovely welcome basket awaits your arrival. The only fault is we didn't stay long enough. Thank you for letting us use your wonderful cottage.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017