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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.

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                                                                                                      A week late June 2017 Janet and Edward.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Really nice cottage and location very comfortable bed and all you need is provided, has a good sized garage for off road parking, Perry was very helpful in telling me where the local doctors were when my wife needed to see one. Looe is a short distance away with plenty of choice of places to eat and a variety of shops. We would love to stay again sometime. Ed and Jan.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      A wonderful property in a fantastic, peaceful location. We could have stayed forever!

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                                                                                                      The modern lighting and decor helped create a perfect ambience for this lovely rural retreat. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would love to return.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017