A holiday in Cornwall is wonderful for 'getting away from it all'! It’s a place of exquisite natural beauty with 296 miles of stunning coastline, golden beaches and dramatic moorland, and a wealth of fascinating local history. And for those with a spirit of adventure, Cornwall is perfect for all sorts of exciting outdoor activities.
Cornwall holiday cottages are a fabulously versatile choice of accommodation and many are dog friendly too. From cosy cottages in pretty fishing villages to handsome manor houses in wooded valleys, we'll help you find a place that's just right for your holiday in Cornwall.
Things to do on holiday in Cornwall...
For anyone staying in Cornwall holiday cottages, the area has activities and attractions aplenty to keep you entertained during your holiday in Cornwall - no matter which of the astonishingly varied regions of Cornwall you choose to visit.
One of the most popular destinations for anyone on holiday in Cornwall is the Eden Project, famous for its giant bio-domes nestled in a 50 metre deep crater. Visit this unique attraction, whilst staying in Cornwall holiday cottages, to experience unusual plant species from all over the world and to explore environmental issues.
Cornwall is rich in marvellously diverse festivals and cultural celebrations, from ancient May Day festivities and historic fishing village traditions, to surf culture, sea shanties and theatre under the unpolluted starlit sky. So whenever you choose to enjoy a holiday in Cornwall, there's sure to be something going on, just leave your troubles at home and come and join the revelry!
One of the most ancient and intriguing customs for those staying at Cornwall holiday cottages to experience is the St Ives Feast. This annual February celebration, dating back at least a thousand years, involves 'Hurling the Silver Ball' as participants try, amidst rough and tumble and a great deal of hilarity, to gain possession of a ball made from apple wood and coated in silver.
Look out for our 'Explore the Area' map on the details page of each of our Cornwall holiday cottages - it highlights attractions, activity centres and events nearby and further afield to help you make the most of your holiday in Cornwall. And don't forget to check out our Cornwall holiday cottages news page too.
Enjoy a classic beach holiday in Cornwall...
As well as the remarkable attractions and activities which a holiday in Cornwall offers, the county is also renowned for its fabulous beaches, from huge stretches of surf-washed sand to sheltered smugglers' coves.
Whether you opt for a beach holiday in Cornwall for fresh sea air and relaxation, to explore the dramatic headlands and secret coves of the South West Coast Path, to enjoy some exciting water sports, or to roll up your trousers for paddling and rock pooling, we've a superb range of Cornwall holiday cottages near the coast for you to choose from.
Many of our Cornwall holiday cottages are right on the beach or have spectacular sea or estuary views, offering the perfect spot to relax and unwind with friends or family. And unlike the restrictions you might encounter if you were staying in a hotel during your holiday in Cornwall, you'll have absolute freedom and plenty of space to keep equipment you've brought with you, like surfboards, kayaks or bikes.
Cornwall holiday cottages: finding the perfect place to stay... We've scoured the coast and countryside to hand pick the finest Cornwall holiday cottages, each one personally inspected and star rated for quality.
With Helpful Holidays, it's easy to identify Cornwall holiday cottages that meet your specific requirements, such as dog friendly cottages in Cornwall, cottages with pools in Cornwall, large holiday cottages in Cornwall for big gatherings and luxury cottages in Cornwall. So whatever you're looking for on your next holiday in Cornwall, we'll do our best to help you find it.
To get started, simply view a list of all of our Cornwall holiday cottages or use our Advanced Search to narrow down your selection. You can create a shortlist of your favourite Cornwall holiday cottages to share with your friends and family, or with us for advice, and when you're ready, you can book online or over the phone.
If you need more detailed information about any of our holiday cottages or help with planning your holiday in Cornwall, our friendly and knowledgeable telephone team (01647 433593), all visitors to our properties, will be pleased to help.
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