10 Best Country Cottages In Cornwall, England - Updated 2022

country cottages in cornwall

Nestled on the southwestern end of England, Cornwall is a breathtaking county that is known for its rugged landscapes and enchanting bodies of water. It is a beautiful place that tourists who want to escape the toxic city life go to. Moorland and sandy beaches make this place look like a setting that is taken straight out of a fairytale book. Because of its geographical characteristics, Cornwall offers an abundance of outdoor opportunities for adventurers, such as camping, hiking, swimming, and a lot more. More so, this county is home to charming villages, including Falmouth and Faley. Plus, it has fantastic resorts for surfers as well, one of them being the picturesque Newquay. For tourists who plan to take a breath and reconnect with nature, here is a list of the best country cottages in Cornwall, UK.

1. Luxurious barn in Lerryn (from USD 225)

Go on an exciting holiday in the beautiful village of Lerryn, where you will be swimming in the Lerryn River and marveling at the beauty of nature all day long. You might be interested in this private accommodation that can sleep up to four guests. It is a luxurious riverside barn with two bedrooms and two and a half baths. It also has a modern kitchen, a dining area, a cozy living room with a quaint fireplace, a flat-screen TV, and books to read, and a patio with outdoor furniture. Also, this vacation rental has amenities for your pets. Plus, the views on this side of the village will take your breath away.

Luxury Riverside Barn
Lerryn, Cornwall, United Kingdom
250 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 6 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
really comfortable place to stay with stunning views of lerryn and the estuary
the beds were very comfortable with quality linen and plush duvets & pillows
all rooms great proportions and beautiful views
kate’s place is a beautifully renovated barn with lovely tasteful furnishings and wonderfully comfy beds
this is a lovely tranquil setting and kate's home is really comfy with nice furniture and very good beds
beautifully clean and stylish
house very clean warm and comfortable
bathrooms lovely clean and modern
the accomodation is clean comfortable and stylish
it was comfortable clean and warm
kate was a great host
host couldn't have been more friendly answering all questions quickly and efficiently
kate was quick to respond to emails and a wonderful host
kate was very helpful and quick to respond to any questions before the trip
really child and dog friendly with helpful facilities provided by the owner for both
perfect location for exploring
a beautiful location in a peaceful village
amazing location - absolutely loved this village
fantastic location and very close to the eden project
the location of the barn is amazing
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2. Beautiful farmhouse with a spectacular conservatory (from USD 134)

This modern farmhouse cottage is best for tourists who like spectacular nature views. The beauty of Madron can be witnessed from this side of the village. It is conveniently close to St. Ives and Penzance. Not only that, but it is also perfect for a medium-sized group of friends or a family, as it can accommodate up to eight guests. In terms of amenities, this superb rental houses three bedrooms, two bathrooms with bathtubs, a relaxing living space, a stunning kitchen with modern appliances, and a lovely dining area. On top of these, you will fall in love with its spectacular conservatory that is enclosed in glass and has fabulous furniture.

Charming cottage with private garden & parking
Madron, Cornwall, United Kingdom
292 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely property with beautiful views and fabulous facilities
a comfortable and peaceful place with an amazing view
it's in a great position with stunning views and is so comfortable
excellent house with large open-plan living room/kitchen
the cottage was very comfortable and in a lovely quiet location
everything was very clean
this is a lovely clean and cosy place to stay
everything clean and communication with host sara was perfect
it is extremely clean and very comfortable
very calm very clean and very well equipped
a great host
amazing hospitality really friendly which made us feel right at home and welcome
the host who lives next door is so nice and helpful
fantastic accommodation and a wonderful host
the host responded to our messages very quickly as well
the location is amazing
great location to explore the west of cornwall
ideal for larger group transport required as village location
a great location for exploring the local area
really relaxing and relatively central
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3. Lovely accommodation in the peaceful West Cornwall (from USD 135)

For tourists who are planning to indulge in all that West Cornwall has to offer, this peaceful haven will make your holiday in the area even more memorable. It boasts a combination of quaint furnishings and modern details. Plus, it has lots of natural light, which adds a relaxing atmosphere to the place. Two people are welcome to stay in this humble abode, ideal for couples on a romantic getaway, a pair of travel buddies, or even a solo wanderer. Other amenities include a light and airy bedroom, a bathroom with a walk-in shower, a well-equipped kitchen adjacent to a cozy lounge area, and outdoor seatings with marvelous nature views.

Idyllic rural haven near Porthcurno and Treen
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
85 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed in the sleeping room was comfortable
it’s peaceful and quiet place and you can enjoy beautiful views into the valley while having breakfast outside
loved the skyspace room where you can sit and watch the clouds roll by
a beautifully appointed cottage very comfortable and great hosts
renovated to a very high standard and with excellent facilities
it was very clean and nothing was missed
the accommodation is clean and stylish with a rustic charm
the property was spotlessly clean and decorated to a very high standard
spotlessly clean with everything you could need for a relaxing break
the whole place is clean comfortable & well equipped- especially the kitchen
thank you to our amazing hosts
zoe was so kind and helpful
perfect zoe was the perfect host
great place and great hosts
it’s a lovely retreat with great hosts
peaceful location but also very close to stunning beaches and places of interest
the piggery is situated in a beautiful peaceful location
great location with plenty of the coastal path to walk nearby
it's in a rural location and only a short walk to the stunning coastal path
the location is superb within walking distance of the coast and not far from penzance and minack theatre
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4. Idyllic cottage in Carbis Bay, St. Ives (from USD 113)

Make your dream fairytale holiday come true when you book this idyllic cottage in Carbis Bay, St. Ives. Surrounded by nature and with breathtaking views, this lovely cottage will give you the relaxing vacation vibe that you long for. Quaint on the outside, modern and airy on the inside, this haven features the best of the countryside lifestyle and 21st-century innovations. It houses a charming bedroom, a bright bathroom with provided essentials, a full kitchen, a dining room with rustic accents, a living room, and a stunning outdoor space.

Idyllic Cornish Cottage with Wood-burner and Parking
Cornwall, United Kingdom
320 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is spacious comfortable and peaceful
super comfy bed and perfect little set up in the cottage
the cottage was very clean with all amenities required for a comfortable stay
they made sure we had everything we needed and the cottage was comfortable and well situated
the bed was amazing and the log burner was a treat
it was very clean and nicely styled
the studio had everything we expected was spotlessly clean and had a lovely atmosphere
the cottage was clean and homely and was in a lovely location
the cottage itself was clean and had everything we could have wanted for a couple of days away
cosy and comfy and very clean
hannah was very nice host
the hosts were friendly welcoming and communicative
hosts great plenty of information provided
the hosts were easy to contact and friendly
the hosts were very friendly and helpful if you needed any advice
location was great for us
lovely location nice and quiet
great location and a really lovely trip all round
beautiful location - would stay again
great location for walking into town and other coastal walks
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5. Fully furnished cottage in the heart of the village (from USD 134)

This marvelous Cornish cottage in Saint Newlyn East will make your vacation in Cornwall even more memorable. Go home to this sweet haven after hours of reconnecting with nature, and surfing at the beach. This nest is tastefully furnished and well-equipped with delightful amenities. It has two spacious bedrooms and a private bathroom, and four guests are welcome to stay in this vacation rental. More so, it showcases an open-plan kitchen, a dining area, a living room with a fireplace, and a flat-screen TV, and most excitingly, a hot tub right outside the house.

“Slow Life” Cottage and Hot Tub in idyllic village
Saint Newlyn East, Cornwall, United Kingdom
339 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a beautiful cottage with lovely facilities
the bed was so comfortable it was like sleeping in a cloud
beautiful cosy cottage for a relaxing stay the hot tub was amazing and the beds were so comfy
the beds were v comfy and it was really great to have the hot tub
great extra touches including alexa hot tub and lovely comfy beds would highly recommend
clean and tidy great space
it was clean tidy and had some lovely finishing touches
lovely place - very clean homely and tidy
beautiful welcoming and clean cottage
the house was so clean and is done up to a really high standard
lovely property very friendly helpful owner too
quick to respond to questions or queries and helpful with recommendations
great stay great host too
thanks for being a kind and attentive host
shaun is a great host and always available and happy to help with fast responses
perfect location to explore cornwall
just the relaxing break we needed the location is perfect
great location for where we required to be
beautiful house in a great location
the location was great for everything we wanted to do
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6. Charming two-bedroom rental in Port Isaac Harbor (from USD 450)

This charming VRBO vacation rental is full of character. It is found above Port Isaac Harbor, providing spectacular views to its guests. In terms of amenities, this humble, fully furnished abode is complete with two cozy bedrooms with sea views and one and a half private bathrooms. The main bathroom has a bathtub and a walk-in shower. Up to four guests can enjoy this beautiful holiday home, and longer stays are allowed. Lazy afternoons can be less boring in the homey living space that has a stone fireplace and entertainment facilities. More so, the house is equipped with a modern kitchen and a dining area.

Detached 2 Bedroom Cottage Above Port Isaac Harbour As Featured In Doc Martin.
Port Isaac, GB
80 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable and cosy cottage
we had everything we needed for a very comfortable stay
bed very comfortable and a decent shower with plenty of hot water
the cottage was beautiful very quaint very clean and everything there that we needed
the home owner is very easy to communicate with
port isaac never disappoints & the cottage location is excellent
great location for visiting eden project padstow and walks on the coastal path
we had a lovely restful stay in this beautifully presented property which is in an idyllic location
wonderful cottage a very unique experience for all the family which we all enjoyed in a superb location
fabulous location and lovely cottage to stay in to enjoy a few days in port isaac
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7. Rental in Polruan with stunning views (from USD 131)

For tourists whose main destination in England is Polruan, this VRBO accommodation is a good choice for you. It offers proximity to local attractions, scenic views, must-try dining spots, and local shops. It is a modern, brightly furnished haven that will make you feel right at home the moment you enter the premises. Two bedrooms and a private bathroom with a bathtub are housed in this holiday home. The living space and the dining table are adjacent to each other. The kitchen is equipped with upscale appliances, cookware, and cutlery.

A Cottage (3 beds) in a dream location in Polruan near Fowey with stunning views
80 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable cottage well equipped and in a lovely and quiet location with fantastic views across the fowey estuary
very nicely appointed comfortable and warm property in the lovely village of polruan acrid the river from fowey
small but well equipped kitchen
the cottage is clean light and airy and everything is as it should be
the cottage was very comfortable cozy and clean - just what you need for a mini break
ann was very helpful throughout
everyone was friendly and the local pub was perfect
apart from that lovely location and cottage
very peaceful location with beautiful views
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8. Cozy cottage with a hot tub

cozy cottage with a hot tub
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Cozy and fully equipped are a few words to describe this wonderful cottage rental in the heart of St Ives Bay. Also, its close proximity to the beach, excellent eateries, and local shops make it an ideal haven for tourists who like sightseeing and city walks. It has five bikes that guests can use to explore the area. Also, this miner’s cottage will make you fall in love with its charming furnishings, relaxing atmosphere, and superb amenities. It has two bedrooms and a private bathroom that can be shared by up to six guests. More so, it has an open-space kitchen with a dining area, a comfy living room, outdoor seating, and a hot tub.

Cosy Cottage, Superbly equipped, Sunny Enclosed Garden, Walk to beach & town
Hayle, GB
30 reviews
cottage 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we found the property very well equipped there was nothing more needed for a comfortable and relaxing stay
a neat clean and cosy cornish cottage
very clean and has everything you need
the property was immaculately clean with everything you would need and little extras on top
it is a pleasant little cottage clean and in a good location
very well equipped and very clean would highly recommend
ben and vicky were friendly and welcoming
knocked on a neighbor's door and they were very helpful
ben was very friendly and helpful showing us around the cottage and explaining how the tv etc worked
very central to all the visitor attractions just minutes away from surrounding towns
easy to get around by train bus and taxi
a quiet family friendly location near to st ives and affordable
this cottage is in a good location in town close to shops pubs and takeaways
we would highly recommend this place and will be booking it again
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9. Upscale beach cabin with jaw-dropping sea views

Nestled in a serene neighborhood, in a conservation area in the heart of St Ives, boasting picturesque sea views, this exquisite VRBO vacation rental is one of the best accommodations you’ll find in Cornwall. It offers an unforgettable stay by providing excellent amenities, impressive furnishings, and jaw-dropping views. It resembles a luxurious Greek hotel with expansive windows and upscale details. Three bedrooms and three bathrooms are housed in this luxurious cottage. There is also a lovely kitchen with granite countertops, a fabulous dining table, and an open-space living room, where you will enjoy the view of the sea.

Avail 12 Oct short break - Waterfront, PARKING seaviews central St Ives town
St Ives, GB
3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

10. Cottage close to Padstow Harbour

Situated within a 10-minute walk from Padstow Harbor, this superb vacation rental provides guests with quick access to the enchanting sea, breathtaking estuary views, and excellent dining spots and local shops. It is a beautiful cottage with a parking space allotted for guests traveling with their service vehicles. Inside, there are two comfortable bedrooms and two private bathrooms. Besides, guests can enjoy a bright, fully equipped kitchen with access to a wooden terrace, a charming dining space, and a cozy living room with a flat-screen TV. WiFi is accessible in this house for added entertainment and convenience.

Visit England 4**** rated cottage 10 mins walk Padstow harbour. WIFI. Parking.
37 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
property was very clean & beatifully presented
great location - 15 min walk downhill to padstow
location is ideal a short walk into padstow harbor & the beaches
lovely location great house with everything you could possibly need thank you
would reccomend if you want peace and quiet and a relaxing stay
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Fall in love with Cornwall

Cornwall is a breathtaking county in the southwestern end of England. It showcases breathtaking rugged landscapes, enchanting beaches, and lots of excellent dining spots. If you are planning to indulge in its superb offerings any time soon, use this list as your guide when planning an unforgettable vacation itinerary for Cornwall.

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