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Make a holiday cottage in Looe your home away from home

Situated midway between St. Austell and Plymouth, Looe is a charming coastal town surrounded by breathtaking scenery. Acting as a hub for this particular corner of Cornwall, Looe has more than its fair share of amenities while still retaining a small, coastal community feel. Holidaymakers staying in Looe cottages have access to an array of beautiful beaches, winding walking paths, family attractions, and championship golf courses. The wealth of activities and attractions in Looe beckons couples and families in search of a quintessential Cornish getaway.

HomeAway has a number of lovely holiday cottages in Looe where holidaymakers will feel right at home. Most Looe cottages range from one to three bedrooms in size and all are fully furnished to a high standard. Some apartments even come with luxurious amenities such as access to tennis courts and swimming pools. With weekly rates ranging from £300 - £600, the cost of accommodation in Looe is comparable to other towns in the area like holiday cottages in St. Austell.

Things to do

-Outdoor activities: Walking, cycling, and horse riding are all possibilities when staying in a Looe holiday cottage. Visitors to the area enjoy taking a stroll along the beach or on the famous South West Coast Path. In the summer months it is even possible to take the ferry to St. Georges Island, which is run by the Cornwall Wildlife Trust. In the water visitors can swim at any number of beaches as well as surf and windsurf.

-Golf: Keen golfers won’t have to venture far from Looe as there is a golf course located right in town. Looe Golf Club offers a challenging 18-hole 70 par that welcomes golfers of all skill levels. A little further afield is the stunning Whitsand Bay Golf Club. Perched atop a cliff looking over the sea, the 18-hole course here has been welcoming holiday golfers for well over 100 years. Both courses offer modest green fees to visiting guests in addition to a full set of onsite facilities.

-Beaches: East Looe Beach is a traditional family beach located within walking distance of many holiday homes in Looe. The broad sand beach is largely sheltered and is ideal for swimming. Visitors can explore numerous rockpools at Portwrinkle Beach, also located in Looe. A little further from town, Whitsand Bay Beach offers a beautiful crescent-shaped strip of golden sand where families can bring their dogs and surfers can find swells.

-Family attractions: Kids and animal lovers will appreciate a visit to The Monkey Sanctuary, which is located right in Looe. The sanctuary is home to 37 monkeys who have been rescued and given a second chance at life. Also located very near to Looe is the Porfell Wildlife Park. Children and adults alike will enjoy a trip to the Model Village in charming Polperro. The model village offers plenty of entertainment and keeps old Cornish folklore alive.

Weather in Looe

Thanks to its coastal location, the weather in Looe remains mild across all seasons. Summers are warm and dry, with high temperatures touching the high-teens and low-20s. Spring and autumn are a few degrees cooler, whilst highs in the winter are just below 10°C.

Travel to Looe

Most visitors choose to drive to holiday homes in Looe. The village is located around 20 miles west of Plymouth, not far off the A38. If travelling from Newquay Cornwall Airport, Looe can be reached from the A30 and A39. It is also possible to take a train into the centre of the village. Journeys from London take just over six hours.

    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
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    Villa #1834208
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      Apartment #6792102
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        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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        Cottage #6860784
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          Bungalow #6493407
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            Multiple rentals Cottage #8083083
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              Multiple rentals Cottage #8083083
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                Excellent! 4.5/5
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
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                Multiple rentals Bungalow #6470275
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                  Excellent! 4.5/5
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
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                  Cottage #6473327
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                    Excellent! 4.5/5
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
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                    Cottage #6187772
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                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                      Apartment #2056262
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                        Multiple rentals House #440244
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                          Excellent! 4.7/5
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                          Multiple rentals House #440244
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                            • 2 BA
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                            Multiple rentals House #1094582
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                              Multiple rentals House #1094582
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                                • 2 BA
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                                Multiple rentals House #1094582
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                                  • 3 BA
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                                  Multiple rentals House #1094582
                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                    • 2 BA
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                                    Cottage #1587710
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                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                      Cottage #1850029
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
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                                        Apartment #6968822
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                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Cottage #8131505
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                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
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                                            Apartment #1106075
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                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                              Cottage #8057144
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                                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
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                                                Multiple rentals Apartment #8171084
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                                                  Very Good! 4.2/5
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #8125335
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                                                    • 1 BR
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                                                    Apartment #1788221
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                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                      Barn #1908951
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                                                        • 4 BR
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                                                        Farmhouse #6735231
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                                                        Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Multiple rentals Apartment #8171084
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                                                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
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                                                            Cottage #8042439
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                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                              House #8130651
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                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                • 2 BR
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                                                                • Separate Toilet
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                                                                Cottage #8167496
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                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                  Multiple rentals Cottage #8171087
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                                                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
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                                                                    Cottage #1808098
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                                                                    Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                      Cottage #67447
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                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                        Cottage #8143168
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                                                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Very Good! 4.1/5
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                                                                          • 2 BR
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                                                                          Apartment #8150224
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                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                            House #8093830
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                                                                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                                              Cottage #6818801
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                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                House #6955039
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                                                  Multiple rentals House #6470275
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                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Apartment #8156036
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                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                      Villa #1889458
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                                                                                        • 1 BR
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                                                                                        Apartment #8059463
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                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                          Apartment #873546
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                                                                                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                            Cottage #728193
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                                                                                              Apartment #1418772
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
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                                                                                                Cottage #1851348
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
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                                                                                                  Apartment #1746238
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
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                                                                                                    House #6576042
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                                                                                                      Multiple rentals Apartment #403211
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Ideal. The location is superb. The accomodation has all you need and plenty of character.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Laity can be found down the very narrow Talland Street. Part of it is bellow street level and you go down into the cottage/apartment via three steps. A spacious lounge - dinner is very comfortable, the kitchen is a good size as is the bed room. There is a bathroom with shower over the bath. The river runs directly under the bedroom window creating a relaxing sound to sleep to. Laity is 500 years old and as such it can feel damp and cold however the heating soon sorts that out. The location is ideal unless you expect to park your car right outside. Parking is half a mile away and the hill is very steep. We parked up on the first day and didn't use the car again until the last. Step out of the door and you are right in the heart of Polperro by the harbour with a very short walk to the sea and the Three Pilchards pub where the Fish and Chips has to be eaten to be believed. There are other pubs on with Sky Sport, but the Pilchards was the best. It's not a beach holiday and it's not for children but it suited us perfectly. Hopefully going back when we can.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Comfortable spacious cabin

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      I took my 95 year old dad for a couple of days. Plenty of space and everything is on one level, so no hazards. The deck is great but the weather prevented sitting out this time. The only real drawback is the busy main road but the view across the river is well worth it. We played a little game counting the passengers on the hourly train from Liskeard - usually no more than six people, occasionally none!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 20, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017