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Make a holiday cottage in Polperro your home away from home

Located midway between Plymouth and Newquay, Polperro is a charming fishing harbour that has won over the hearts of holidaymakers. The tiny village dates back to the 13th century and makes for a picturesque and charmingly quaint holiday destination. Sitting in a narrow cliff ravine, it has an atmosphere of time having stood still yet offers the modern holidaymaker plenty of things to see and do – indeed, Polperro's one of the most popular places in Cornwall. Close to beaches and offering easy access to the South West Coast Path, visitors choose to stay in Polperro to enjoy the great outdoors and explore many of the major attractions in Cornwall.

HomeAway has a wide variety of holiday cottages in Polperro available year round. Cottages have from two to five bedrooms and can accommodate up to eight guests. In addition to being fully furnished to a high standard, many Polperro holiday cottages offer added amenities such as a pool, tennis court, and easy access to the beach. Weekly rates start at around £450 in Polperro, which is slightly less than holiday homes in St. Austell nearby.

Things to do

-Outdoor activities: The South West Coast Path is just a short walk from many of the holiday cottages in Polperro. There are several notable walks originating in Polperro, including routes to Looe and smugglers’ bay at Talland. These walks take visitors along the beautiful Cornish coastline as well as past centuries-old monasteries and other historical sights.

-Beaches: Polperro is home to its own small sandy beach and is also close to excellent beaches in Looe where HomeAway also offers holiday rentals. Many beaches in the area are suitable for swimming and allow dogs as well. Polperro Beach features café and toilet facilities for added convenience. Portwrinkle is one of the most popular beaches in the area and is suitable for families and surfers alike.

-Family attractions: Families staying in a Polperro holiday cottage would be remiss if they didn’t visit the Polperro Model Village. This fun attraction appeals to visitors of all ages and provides some insight into old Cornish folklore. Just ten miles away in St. Austell is the Eden Project, Cornwall’s most visited site and is simultaneously entertaining and educational. Animals lovers also won’t want to miss The Monkey Sanctuary in Looe and the Porfell Wildlife Sanctuary in Liskeard, both of which are just five miles from Polperro.

-Golf: Golf courses abound in this part of Cornwall. Looe Golf Club is an inland course located a few miles away from Polperro that welcomes guests and offers stunning panoramic views of Cornwall. Also nearby is Whitsand Bay Golf Club, which has an 18-hole course that dates back to 1905. The cliff-top course is right next to the beach and will challenge even the most experienced golfer. A little further afield is Carlyon Bay Golf Club, which offers another beautiful cliff-side course.

Weather in Polperro

Polperro enjoys some of the best weather in the UK. Temperatures can hit a pleasant 20°C or more in July and August, which is a good time to hit the beach. Spring and autumn are quite mild with high temperatures well into the double-digits. Winters are chilly, but freezing temperatures are rare which makes holiday cottages in Polperro suitable for all times of year. Rain falls throughout the year, though it tends to be drier in the summer than in the winter.

Travel to Polperro

Polperro is about an hour’s drive west of Plymouth and is located a few miles off the A38. The closest airport to the fishing village is in Newquay. From here it’s possible to hire a car and make the 50-minute drive down to Polperro.

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (31 reviews)
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    • 4 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    Cottage #1587710
    31
    Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 3
      Multiple rentals Apartment #8171084
      8
      Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 3
        Multiple rentals Apartment #8171084
        8
        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.8/5
          (6 reviews)
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Multiple rentals Cottage #8171087
          6
          Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
            • 1 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 6
            Multiple rentals Cottage #8083083
            Viewed 121 times in the last 48 hours
              • 4 BR
              • 3 BA
              • Sleeps 8
              Multiple rentals Cottage #8083083
              Viewed 84 times in the last 48 hours
                Excellent! 4.6/5
                (30 reviews)
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                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 8
                House #8130651
                30
                Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Cottage #8167496
                  3
                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                    (21 reviews)
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                    • 11 BR
                    • 9 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 21
                    Chateau / Country House #61808
                    21
                    Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                      Good! 3.7/5
                      (6 reviews)
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                      • 3 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 5
                      Cottage #67447
                      6
                      Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                        • Studio
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Multiple rentals Cottage #8171087
                        5
                        Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                          (9 reviews)
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                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 2
                          Multiple rentals Cottage #8171087
                          9
                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                            (7 reviews)
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 6
                            Cabin #8139748
                            7
                            Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Cabin #8144156
                              Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
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                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 2
                                Apartment #6898551
                                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  House #8134143
                                  Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
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                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 3 BA
                                    • Sleeps 8
                                    House #8340299
                                    Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      House #1842441
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 7
                                        Cottage #8237451
                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 4 BA
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          Cottage #1864457
                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                            • 1 BR
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 2
                                            Cottage #1868571
                                              • 1 BR
                                              • Separate Toilet
                                              • Sleeps 2
                                              Cottage #6483607
                                                avg/night
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Cottage #1864451
                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                  Cottage #8304239
                                                  Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 3 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                    Cottage #8144169
                                                    Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                      (33 reviews)
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                      Cottage #8147142
                                                      33
                                                      Viewed 132 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 151 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 41 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 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                              (56 reviews)
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                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                              Cottage #8121484
                                                              56
                                                              Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                (32 reviews)
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                House #8138291
                                                                32
                                                                Viewed 82 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (36 reviews)
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                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                  Apartment #1903452
                                                                  36
                                                                  Viewed 72 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                    (26 reviews)
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Cottage #8047461
                                                                    26
                                                                    Viewed 57 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 103 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                        (27 reviews)
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 3
                                                                        Cottage #8129170
                                                                        27
                                                                        Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                          (20 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          House #1563009
                                                                          20
                                                                          Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (13 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Cottage #401909
                                                                            13
                                                                            Viewed 37 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 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                (21 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                                                Barn #8161289
                                                                                21
                                                                                Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                  (7 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                  • 4 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                  House #6718325
                                                                                  7
                                                                                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                    (15 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                    Cottage #6860784
                                                                                    15
                                                                                    Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (8 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Cottage #8121424
                                                                                      8
                                                                                      Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (16 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Apartment #8165837
                                                                                        16
                                                                                        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (15 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 3
                                                                                          Cottage #8153134
                                                                                          15
                                                                                          Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                            (12 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                                                            Cottage #8085808
                                                                                            12
                                                                                            Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                              (20 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Bungalow #6493407
                                                                                              20
                                                                                              Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Apartment #6812841
                                                                                                2
                                                                                                Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (32 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  House #8126612
                                                                                                  32
                                                                                                  Viewed 80 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (27 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Cottage #8149865
                                                                                                    27
                                                                                                    Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (10 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      Cottage #443316
                                                                                                      10
                                                                                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours

                                                                                                      Polperro Cottages - Self Catering Holidays (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

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

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      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

                                                                                                      Just perfect!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Myself, my partner and our 4 year old daughter have just returned from a week in Cornwall, staying in Portmellon at Seatons Rest. The apartment was perfect for us, perfect location as well as being tastefully decorated with all the mod cons. We were able to walk into Mevagissey for lunch/dinner and there is a small bay just at the end of the road so we would wander down each morning and evening to admire the view. The location is great to explore further afield in Cornwall too. I can't rate this place highly enough, it's been renovated to a very high standard. Can't wait to return in the near future. So glad we chose this apartment.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017