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Make a holiday cottage in Little Petherick your home away from home

Little Petherick is a beautiful example of a quintessential Cornish village. Located in North Cornwall between Padstow and Wadebridge, it is nestled in the Little Petherick Creek Valley. The location offers a tranquil setting for holidaymakers to base themselves in, allowing them to enjoy the coast and beaches, as well as the scenic delights of inland Cornwall. Little Petherick is a relaxing destination that nonetheless offers activities for all ages.

HomeAway holiday cottages in Little Petherick offer panoramic views of this lush environment. These comfortable accommodations are suitable for groups of four to six people, perfect for larger families or group getaways. Many are also pet friendly, so there’s no need to find a sitting service or kennel. Compared to other areas like surfer’s favourite Bude or foodie hotspot Padstow, holiday cottages in Little Petherick generally cost less. Affordable as they are, however, properties are rich in amenities like fireplaces, modern appliances and electronics. Many also include children’s toys, and several feature open-plan living spaces and BBQ areas. Offering a means of escaping the hustle and bustle, Little Petherick offers a variety of activities for visitors, either in town or within just a few miles.

Things to do

-Natural heritage: The Lost Gardens of Heligan are a short 12-mile drive away from the village. In this popular botanical garden, children and adults alike will delight at the magical exhibits. Even with its microclimate, there's something enchanting about finding such a sub-tropical paradise in the middle of a Cornwall getaway. Whenever you visit, it will certainly be a day well spent.

-Family attractions: Crealy Great Adventure Park is just three to five miles away from holiday apartments in Little Petherick and a big draw for families. If you don’t want to go, best not let the kids hear of it – they won’t be able to resist the petting zoo, rides and indoor and outdoor adventure areas. Book online to take advantage of discount pricing.

-Historical attractions: The village of Tintagel will have history buffs in heaven. The Tintagel Old Post Office is a National Trust property dating from the 14th century; but it's the ruins of King Arthur’s castle and the village’s many links with the Knights of the Round Table that attract. The walks around the village are among the most scenic anywhere and all of this combines to make Tintagel one of the most visited places in Britain.

-Cultural activities: The Eden Project is a global garden collected and grown under artificial biomes (or bio-domes). Visitors can wander its many paths and explore the stunning variety of flora. There are tropical plants, Mediterranean offerings and specimens from the world’s temperate zones. It also boasts the largest covered rainforest in the world!

-The Cornish coast and countryside are both beautiful and beg the attention of guests staying in holiday homes in Little Petherick. The beaches are fabulous, with places like Perranporth offering two miles of sand; perfect for surfers or sunbathing while the kids play. The UK’s top surfing town, Newquay, is also just a few miles away. Walkers will be impressed by the rugged coastal trails and the inland beauty of Bodmin Moor.

Weather in Little Petherick

Visitors will enjoy a warm, temperate climate here. Holiday cottages in Little Petherick offer outdoor seating and BBQ areas for summer evenings, but bear in mind that the area does see a lot of precipitation; so travellers are advised to dress appropriately. May is the driest month while December is the wettest. August is the warmest with January seeing the coolest temperatures. Temperatures can range from lows of 5°C in winter to highs of 25°C in the summer months.

Travel to Little Petherick

The distinctly rural location means the best way to reach Little Petherick is by car. It lies on the A389 which is connected to North Cornwall’s major trunk road, the A39. The nearest railway station is in Bodmin, and the closest major transport hub is Newquay. The village has a bus service on the Padstow to Wadebridge route.

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    • 3 BR
    • 3 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    House #8156043
    2
    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
      • 2 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Multiple rentals Cottage #6862832
        • 4 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 8
        Multiple rentals Farmhouse #6862832
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          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Multiple rentals Cottage #6862832
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          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.8/5
            (12 reviews)
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            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 6
            Bungalow #8166884
            12
            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
              Very Good! 4/5
              (8 reviews)
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              • 4 BR
              • 4 BA
              • Sleeps 8
              House #1874210
              8
              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                • 5 BR
                • 6 BA
                • Sleeps 10
                House #8253057
                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                  • 3 BR
                  • Separate Toilets
                  • Sleeps 6
                  Cottage #1867676
                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 7
                    House #6980338
                      • 2 BR
                      • Separate Toilets
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Cottage #1857599
                        • 2 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Cottage #1857592
                          • 3 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          Cottage #1868882
                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 6
                            House #6980319
                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              House #6874108
                                • 3 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Cottage #6816783
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Cottage #1858273
                                    • 5 BR
                                    • 5 BA
                                    • Sleeps 10
                                    House #6999976
                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      House #8080697
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        House #6998255
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Cottage #8226671
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Cottage #8226699
                                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Cottage #8304816
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Cottage #1963689
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Cottage #1965813
                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                    (33 reviews)
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                    Cottage #8147142
                                                    33
                                                    Viewed 129 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                      (10 reviews)
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Cottage #6823960
                                                      10
                                                      Viewed 111 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                        (22 reviews)
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                                                        • 4 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                        Cottage #6082727
                                                        22
                                                        Viewed 121 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                          (16 reviews)
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                          Apartment #8119558
                                                          16
                                                          Viewed 132 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                            (16 reviews)
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                                                            • Studio
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                            Cottage #6734905
                                                            16
                                                            Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (13 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Barn #1784347
                                                              13
                                                              Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                (18 reviews)
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Apartment #6785474
                                                                18
                                                                Viewed 76 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (37 reviews)
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                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                  Apartment #1903452
                                                                  37
                                                                  Viewed 96 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                    (29 reviews)
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Cottage #1305587
                                                                    29
                                                                    Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (20 reviews)
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                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                      House #8151818
                                                                      20
                                                                      Viewed 88 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                        (27 reviews)
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Cottage #8047461
                                                                        27
                                                                        Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (17 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          House #8106723
                                                                          17
                                                                          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (16 reviews)
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                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 4 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                            Cottage #8121395
                                                                            16
                                                                            Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                              (34 reviews)
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Bungalow #6113635
                                                                              34
                                                                              Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                (28 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                                                Cottage #8129170
                                                                                28
                                                                                Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (10 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                  • Sleeps 9
                                                                                  House #8138805
                                                                                  10
                                                                                  Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                    (22 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                    Cottage #8108950
                                                                                    22
                                                                                    Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (33 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                      House #8109315
                                                                                      33
                                                                                      Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                        (17 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Cottage #705929
                                                                                        17
                                                                                        Viewed 77 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                          (21 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 3
                                                                                          Barn #8161289
                                                                                          21
                                                                                          Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                            (17 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 5 BR
                                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 11
                                                                                            House #8169817
                                                                                            17
                                                                                            Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                              (13 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Cottage #401909
                                                                                              13
                                                                                              Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                (15 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Cottage #8118992
                                                                                                15
                                                                                                Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                  (7 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  Cottage #428907
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                  Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (21 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                    House #6082701
                                                                                                    21
                                                                                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                     

                                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                                    Luxury accommodation in a coastal village

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    A very comfortable week in a quiet area but easy travelling distance to many places. The apartment was beautifully equipped and the owners were so friendly and welcoming.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                    Location, location, location (& great inside too)

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    Lovely cottage and fantastically cosy with the wood burner going. Great bathroom, wifi and other facilities. Beautiful location - both Polruan and Fowey are charming. We look forward to coming back next year! /Nick, Ulrika and Dexter
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Jul 2017