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Make a holiday cottage in Pelynt your home away from home

Midway between Plymouth and St. Austell, the parish of Pelynt in South Cornwall is a sunny and inviting holiday destination. Despite its proximity to a wide array of stunning beaches and coastal walks, Pelynt offers all the charm and tranquility visitors expect from the Cornish countryside. It is also conveniently located just a few miles away from the coastal resort town of Looe, another popular choice with holidaymakers. Pelynt is an excellent choice as a quiet rural base from which to explore the glories of this part of England.

HomeAway has several delightful holiday cottages in Pelynt on offer, well suited for a couple’s retreat for a family getaway. These pretty cottages range from one to three bedrooms, and can accommodate anywhere from two to six people. Pelynt’s countryside location means that guests are never far away from walking trails and horse riding facilities. Pelynt holiday cottages start from just £300 per week, making it an affordable option for a week-long getaway

Things to do

-Outdoor activities: The beautiful Cornish countryside offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor pursuits. Walking, horse riding, and cycling are all popular activities in the area. Access to the South West Coastal Path is available from nearby Looe, and offers stunning views of the sea. There are also several horse riding facilities within a short drive of Pelynt.

-Beaches: The beaches are naturally one of the biggest attractions in Cornwall. The beach at the charming fishing village is particularly beautiful, whilst East Looe Beach is very popular with families with plenty of sand at low tide. Another excellent option, Par Sands, closer to St. Austell, is also a wonderful beach with great facilities and cafés. In fact, all holiday homes in St. Austell and the surrounds are blessed with a terrific choice of beaches.

-Golf: There are several major golf courses near Pelynt. Whitsand Bay Golf Club is located right on the coast and features commanding views of the sea and Cornish countryside. Whitsand is open to visitors and has attractive green fees. Closer to Pelynt, Looe Golf Club is also a lovely course with an 18-hole par 70 course that also welcomes visitors.

-Family attractions: The Polperro Model Village makes for a great family day out. The attraction depicts all kinds of model villages and also teaches guests about Cornish folklore and fairytales. Porfell Wildlife Park and The Monkey Sanctuary are two other great places to take children, as both attractions are fewer than five miles away from holiday cottages in Pelynt.

-Food and drink: Holiday accommodation in Pelynt makes an excellent base to try out Cornish cuisine. Whether it’s the region’s famous pasty, seafood dishes, or meat pies, visitors will be spoilt for choice. There is a good selection of gastropubs, cafés, and restaurants in Looe as well as St. Austell, which is 20 miles away.

Weather in Pelynt

Cornwall has some of the best weather in the whole of the UK. In the height of summer high temperatures hit the high-20s and low temperatures rarely ever drop below 10°C. Winters are pretty mild and well suited for outdoor activities, as it also generally rains less than 100mm each month.

Travel to Pelynt

Pelynt is located a few miles off the A390 and is midway between Plymouth and St. Austell. The best way to reach the parish is by car (it's about a four and a half hours from London). Though it is much easier to reach by car, visitors can also travel to Pelynt by rail via the rail station in Looe, which is just four miles away.

    Exceptional! 5/5
    (15 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    Bungalow #6493407
    15
    Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5/5
      (4 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Cottage #6187772
      4
      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.9/5
        (8 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 2
        Cottage #6860784
        8
        Viewed 85 times in the last 48 hours
          Exceptional! 5/5
          (5 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 3 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 10
          Barn #1908951
          5
          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.8/5
            (4 reviews)
            avg/night
            • 4 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 8
            Cottage #8042439
            4
            Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
              avg/night
              • 3 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              Cottage #8162384
              3
              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                avg/night
                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 5
                Cottage #6816210
                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                  (4 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Bungalow #1929857
                  4
                  Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                    avg/night
                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 5
                    Cottage #8124134
                    3
                    Viewed 81 times in the last 48 hours
                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 2
                      Cottage #8180873
                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                        avg/night
                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Bungalow #8121581
                        1
                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                          avg/night
                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Separate Toilet
                          • Sleeps 6
                          Caravan #6975644
                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 2
                            Bungalow #1086462
                              avg/night
                              • 4 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 8
                              Farmhouse #6820799
                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 4 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 8
                                Cottage #6816823
                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 2
                                  Cottage #1689377
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 3
                                    Cottage #1689376
                                      • Studio
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Bungalow #1086451
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 5
                                        Cottage #1155068
                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          House #1863868
                                            • 3 BR
                                            • Separate Toilets
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Cottage #1868271
                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 3 BA
                                              • Separate Toilet
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              House #1394176a
                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                House #1394177a
                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                  Apartment #1394173a
                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Apartment #1394172a
                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      House #1394175a
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        House #1394178a
                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                          House #1394277a
                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                            Apartment #1907199
                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Farmhouse #8095505
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Apartment #8195768
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (30 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                  Cottage #1587710
                                                                  30
                                                                  Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                    (8 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                    • 4 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 12
                                                                    Multiple rentals House #440244
                                                                    8
                                                                    Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                      (18 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Multiple rentals Bungalow #6470275
                                                                      18
                                                                      Viewed 95 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                        (20 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Apartment #1106075
                                                                        20
                                                                        Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                          (6 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Apartment #6792102
                                                                          6
                                                                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                            (48 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                                            Cottage #8057144
                                                                            48
                                                                            Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                              (6 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                              Cottage #1850029
                                                                              6
                                                                              Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Apartment #6968822
                                                                                1
                                                                                Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                  Multiple rentals House #6470275
                                                                                  Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                    (23 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                    Cottage #8163476
                                                                                    23
                                                                                    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (21 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Cottage #8131505
                                                                                      21
                                                                                      Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (33 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 3
                                                                                        Apartment #2056262
                                                                                        33
                                                                                        Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                          (9 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Cottage #1420185
                                                                                          9
                                                                                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                            (23 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Cottage #860901
                                                                                            23
                                                                                            Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                              (4 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Cottage #6473327
                                                                                              4
                                                                                              Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                (13 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 5 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 9
                                                                                                Multiple rentals House #440244
                                                                                                13
                                                                                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                  (28 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Apartment #873546
                                                                                                  28
                                                                                                  Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (5 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Multiple rentals Cottage #8171087
                                                                                                    5
                                                                                                    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                                    Wonderful cottage with beautiful views over the countryside

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    Had a lovely short break. 5 minutes from Looe & Polperro but in a world of its own. Superb finish to the cottage, a really relaxing 3 nights with a friendly and warm welcome from the hosts, Thoroughly recommended. Can't wait to re-book for later in the year.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Mar 2017

                                                                                                    very pretty. Amazing setting

                                                                                                    4 of 5
                                                                                                    Lovely layout inside. Liked all the wood and panelling. Comfortable. Amount of light and views incredible. Veranda fantastic and lovely outdoor furniture.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Apr 2017