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Self-catered holiday in Cornwall

Holiday in Cornwall

Cornwall is the UK’s best-loved holiday destination and it’s not hard to understand why. Located at the most southerly part of Great Britain, with 300 miles of glorious coastal scenery, the county is a holidaymaker’s paradise. The region is popular all year round for short breaks or long weekends and Cornwall’s spectacular landscape and weather provides the ideal setting for long country walks, fun on the beach and surfing the waves. Apart from the beautiful beaches, Cornwall also has a great variety of top attractions to enjoy, including the famous Eden Project, the stunning ruins of Tintagel Castle, and amusements park fun at Flambards.

Cottages in St Ives

Enjoy a break in the bustling seaside town of St Ives with a stay in one of these stylish cottages in the beautiful Downalong district, within easy walking distance of several beaches and all of the local amenities. These high-end holiday properties offer all the home comforts you'd expect and there's even a shared courtyard with outside furniture and a post-beach shower.

Cornwall countryside cottages

Sitting on the southern edge of Bodmin Moor within 15 acres of private grounds, Mennabroom Farm features a Grade II-listed farmhouse along with three superb holiday cottages, the ideal location for a break in the beautiful Cornish countryside. It's a perfect place for peaceful walks, with an ancient woodland and a river nearby as well as easy access to walking and cycling routes.

Cornish Coastal Holiday Park

Pentire Coastal Holiday Park offers a range of well-equipped modern caravans, and is ideally situated for a bracing walk along the coast, in addition to being just a five-minute drive from the beautiful beaches of Bude. This resort is a perfect home base for exploring all the attractions and amenities that Cornwall has to offer, with a cosy holiday home to return to.

Countryside resort in Cornwall

Atlantic Bays Holiday Park offers the best of both countryside and coast, located in a peaceful rural area but still just four miles from the attractive harbour town of Padstow. A range of luxurious lodges are available to book, and on-site amenities include a fantastic restaurant and bar, a convenient shop for your daily essentials, a games room, a sports field, and a laundrette.

Holiday park near Newquay

With an enviable location in a secluded valley that's still conveniently close to the local beach and the bustling town of Newquay, this resort offers the best of both worlds. Facilities include an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, hair and beauty salon, and even a surf school! There's also a busy entertainment schedule and a restaurant, café and shop.

Countryside holiday park in Cornwall

Relax with a stay in a comfortable modern caravan in the peaceful Newperran Holiday Resort in the Cornish countryside, just a 15-minute drive from Newquay. There are plenty of on-park amenities, including an indoor heated swimming pool, a bar, restaurant, and shop, and an adventure playground and skate park. Plus, a packed activities schedule keeps the kids busy.

Things to do in Cornwall

Tintagel Castle

Places to visit in Cornwall

Built half on the mainland and half on a headland with a new footpath across, the ruins of Tintagel Castle are enchanting. Book in advance to see this fascinating site.

Cornish Beaches

Beaches in Cornwall

Enjoy the three miles of golden sandy beaches that are perfect for picnics and dog walking, or try paddle boarding and learn to surf the waves. 

Eden Project

Places to visit in Cornwall

The Eden Project has the largest indoor rainforest in the world. These contemporary gardens offer a fascinating and fun day out with a great itinerary of events for all ages.

St. Michael's Mount

Places to visit in Cornwall

At low tide you can walk the causeway between the mainland and the island to see the iconic St. Michael’s Mount, then take a boat for your journey back.

About Cornwall

Cornwall boasts a richly diverse community. Here you’ll find everything from small, isolated fishing villages, such as Porthleven, Mevagissey and Port Isaac, through to lively seaside towns, like Fowey, Newquay and Falmouth. The county is well known for its vibrant art scene (including the Tate at St Ives) as well as its world class culinary status. Many famous Michelin-starred chefs, inspired by the quality of local produce, own restaurants here. Celebrity chef Rick Stein has a fish-and-chip restaurant in Padstow, and Jamie Oliver has an Italian restaurant on the beach at Watergate Bay. With fresh home-grown ingredients on the doorstep, local business owners have made Cornwall a foodie’s paradise. The beautiful beaches and excellent surfing conditions attract thousands of tourists and watersports enthusiasts to the area each year. 

5 Reasons to Book a Holiday in Cornwall

1. The food is incredible. If ice cream-eating is high on your agenda, then make sure you visit Roskilly’s in St Keverne. 

2. The walking routes are exceptional – and are a great way to enjoy the coast. The 6.9 miles from Lizard Point to Mullion Cove is particularly lovely.  

3. Regardless of the weather, Cornwall has some of the most beautiful and dramatic landscapes and beauty spots including Merlin’s Cave and Bodmin Moor.

4. Cornwall is an ideal destination for cycling enthusiasts, walkers and horse riders, plus a great place to learn paddle boarding, coasteering and surfing.      

5. The weather is nothing short of spectacular. Make the most of it with a BBQ at your holiday letting as you watch the sun go down.