Following the recent cold and dark winter months, many of us find ourselves planning our next break – ideally when the sun has started to shine again. With so many beautiful self-catering properties in Cornwall to choose from, why not escape the stresses and strains of everyday life and relax in luxurious accommodation, set in some of the most stunning parts of the county?

Here are some of our top picks for self-catering accommodation in Cornwall:

Restronguet Barton

Self Catering Cornwall - Restronguet Barton

Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Restronguet Barton offers two beautiful 400-year-old self-catering cottages. Step outside and take a stroll up to the top fields of the farm on which the cottages are located and enjoy stunning views over the Fal Estuary – with walks along the south west coast path just minutes away.

Beach Retreats

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If you’re looking for contemporary accommodation in a stunning waterside location, look no further than Beach Retreats. Located along the north Cornish coast the properties offer comfort and luxury, with options to pre-order groceries or even arrange chefs to come in and cook for you!

Holiday Cornwall


Set in some of the county’s finest locations – with many located at the water’s edge, Holiday Cornwall’s self-catering accommodation is ideal for families and couples looking to enjoy the beautiful Cornish coastline.

Polruan Cottages


Create golden holiday memories in the beautiful riverside town of Polruan - whether you’re looking for a romantic hideaway, family bolthole or pet-friendly cottage, there’s something for everyone. Perfectly located for those who love the water, with plenty of water-based activities on offer including kayaking, windsurfing and sailing.

Gadles Farm Cottages


Feel worlds away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life with a stay at Gadles Farm Cottages. Located within the glorious setting of Gadles Farm, the two cottages (Pascoe’s and Foxglove) offer comfortable accommodation – perfect for family holidays in Cornwall, with plenty of open space and farmyard animals to keep the kids entertained!

Stylish Cornish Cottages

Self-catering Cornwall - Rinsey Head

Situated in West Cornwall, Stylish Cornish Cottages offer a variety of properties perfect for a spring break. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, planning a large family get together or fancy some ‘me’ time - there’s a property for you!

Highcliffe Holidays

Highcliffe Holidays

Highcliffe Holidays are a collection of purpose-built self-catering cottages situated between the beautiful beaches of Rock and Polzeath - perfectly positioned for exploring the north Cornish coastline. All the cottages are well equipped and many are dog friendly. Guests can also enjoy 50% discount at the nearby St Moritz swimming pool and gym area.

Crantock Bay

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 Dog friendly and offering one some of the best views in north Cornwall - Crantock Bay apartments offer a great place to stay when visiting the county. Guests can take advantage of a great range of on-site facilities including indoor pool, spa and tennis courts.

 Bosilliac Holiday Cottages

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Situated within Rosemerryn Farm just outside the charming village of Mawnan Smith, Bosilliac Holiday cottages offer beautiful, family friendly accommodation. There are plenty of things to do nearby, including visiting the vibrant town of Falmouth or taking the coast path towards Maenporth Beach – a great family day out in Cornwall.

English Heritage self-catering cottages

Self catering accommodation in Cornwall - Callie's House English Heritage

Immerse yourself in the history and beauty of Cornwall by staying in one of English Heritage’s self-catering properties - located at the iconic castles of St Mawes and Pendennis. Choose from the Custodian’s House, Callie’s Cottage or Fort House – all of which boast light and airy accommodation, with mesmerising views of the Fal Estuary.