Top 10 Holiday Cottages In Padstow, England - Updated 2021

holiday cottages in padstow

Padstow in the UK has a beautiful, rugged coastline with large sandy beaches and peaceful coves. This stunning oceanic view makes its harbour one of its greatest attractions, drawing plenty of visitors looking to fish or to just visit a quaint cafe overlooking the waters. Plenty of concerts are regularly performed by the quay and a popular activity in the vicinity is taking a cruise along the coast. Go further inland beyond the hustle and bustle of the summer crowd and find there’s even more to marvel at–the National Lobster Hatchery, historical Padstow Town Museum, and famous nature trails await amongst the humble cottages throughout town. With plenty to see and do, prospecting visitors will want to read on for our top holiday cottages in Padstow, the UK.

1. Bright, white, and beautiful home (from USD 117)

This beautiful cottage has a stunning stark white palette that incorporates lovely textures such as wood, fur, and linen, accentuating the little pops of colour that make the home feel even more warm and loving. Located close to the center of town, the accommodation feels calm and peaceful without feeling too impersonal or inconvenient. Well-appointed and cozy, the cottage is very near the best eateries in Padstow, as well as some fantastic beaches.

Marble Arch Cottage
Padstow, England, United Kingdom
167 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
for a small cottage so many amenities which makes the stay even more comfortable
the cottage is so quaint and has everything needed for a comfortable and relaxing holiday
marble arch cottage was fantastic the cottage is beautifully tidy and the facilities are great
the cottage was lovely nice comfy bed
we loved the dining space overlooking padstow and the bed was super comfy
really clean and stylish
super clean and comfy linen on the bed
it was very clean
lovely cottage which is small but perfectly formed very clean and stylish inside
very comfy bed and clean / fresh feel to appartment
charlotte is an amazing attentive host
host recommended prawn on the lawn - this was our best dining experience during our stay
charlotte is an excellent host and very responsive
charlotte was perfect host
charlotte was a brilliant host
located very close to town so easy walking distance to restaurants etc
it's really well located just a short walk from the town
great place and central to everything in padstow
fantastic property and super location
great location; quiet yet right by the town
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2. High-end bungalow with a view (from USD 196)

This beautiful space has a stunning color palette that ties in with the gorgeous blue waters right outside its windows. Tastefully decorated, the open floor plan provides a generous amount of living space on top of a private terrace outdoors. The bungalow is also able to host a number of people with two lovely double bedrooms, a private bathroom, a store room, and an en-suite. Rich and luxurious without feeling overly indulgent, guests are free to take a walk by the beach or simply sip some tea while admiring the panoramic view of the sea.

Sea View- 2 dbl bedrooms, private parking & garden
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
76 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a great location fantastic views and a comfortable house finished to a high standard
well appointed with everything needed for a comfortable stay
accommodation was spotlessly clean and comfortable
the house is beautiful and stylish and was spotlessly clean when we arrived
the accommodation is stylish clean and has everything you need for a self catering stay
very clean modern and cosy with a quick walk into town
our hosts were very responsive and helpful
hosts are easily contactable and flexible
a great location too with the main shops a short walk away
perfect location for exploring padstow and cornwall beyond
it was 7 minutes walk from the centre which is ideal
great location comfortable stylish and clean
a great place to stay
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3. Humble cottage leading to the sea (from USD 146)

This humble abode is located at the end of a quiet lane near downtown Padstow. Calm and relaxed, this cottage is in a prime area in Padstow’s ‘Old Town’, just a short walk away from the harbour. Take a nice amble along the street or simply watch the fabulous sunrise through a clearing, Sunrise Cottage offers a great middle ground between being a tourist and experiencing local life. One is able to dine out, fish along the harbour, or simply shop by the estuary - luxuriate in the peace and comfort found only in a sense of normalcy.

Sunrise Cottage
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
54 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
sparkling clean and lovely to come back to
excellent location to enjoy padstow very well equipped cottage which was exceptionally clean and tidy
lovely and clean and very well thought out
lovely clean house in a great location includes everything you would need in a holiday in a holiday home
very good contact from owner plenty of information available and some excellent local pubs and restaurants
it’s in a fantastic location just a few minutes walk from the centre of town
awesome location for padstow we’ll definitely be back
cottage is in a fab location and has everything you could need
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4. Modern English home with a lush garden (from USD 228)

Located on the grounds of a former schoolhouse, this modern terrace was newly furnished with high-quality items throughout the two double bedrooms, another bedroom with bunk beds, ensuite in the master bedroom, and living room. The kitchen is well-appointed with a washer/dryer, dishwasher, and plenty of crockery. The living room also has a full gaming set, films, and smart television for when relaxing on the sunny private patio amongst the hedges and flowers isn’t enough.

House In Padstow, Cornwall, England
22 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the accommodation was great very comfortable beds lovely view finished to a very high standard and very well equipped
there is a dear little patio garden furnished with table chairs and parasol for sitting out
lovely clean well appointed house
property is clean well kept and well equipped
the owner couldn’t do enough to make us feel welcome
family at royal cornwall show so ideal location for this as well
the house was lovely so convenient for the town a matter of a few minutes walk away
it’s in a great location very well presented and with everything we needed for our stay
location is excellent (and included town centre parking a huge bonus)
great accommodation everything was of a high standard and ideally located for walking into padstow
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5. Humble stone cottage (from USD 173)

This is an 18th-century beauty in the ‘Old Town’ of Padstow. Newly renovated with modern comforts, this superb cottage is a hidden gem made of pine, cushioned window seats, and sturdy beams. Don’t be intimidated by its stoic stone exterior for the inside feels homely and clean with a quaint mid-century modern aesthetic. In the rear is a secluded garden with a large patio to relax on after a long day exploring the wide sandy stretches and horse riding at the famous Trevone Golf Course nearby.

Character Cottage in Old Part of Padstow
10 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice modern kitchen and bathroom
the kitchen is very well equipped with appliances and utensils
overall it was reasonably clean but could probably do with a deep clean at some point
the whole house was also easy to keep clean and tidy
the cottage was as described clean and everything worked
highly recommended the instructions we received beforehand were comprehensive and very informative
the location is also a great base for the many walks around padstow
we also prefer locations where we can park and walk the rest of the holiday
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6. Retro abode with some modern twists (from USD 256)

This quaint terrace home is just five minutes away from Padstow harbour. The spacious living and dining room opens up seamlessly to the patio and veranda outside, creating a harmonious living space with a generous amount of room for social gatherings and large families. The vaulted ceiling has a gorgeous finishing with amazing skylights that flood the living room with an ample amount of light, making the space feel bright and airy. Feel free to indulge in some alfresco dining out by the barbecue or fly a kite down by the beach–either way, this accommodation will always welcome you home.

Trevena, Beautiful Modern House in Padstow
3 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
really enjoyed the stay house was really nice and nigel was very helpful
easy walk to padstow harbour
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7. Calm modern space with luxurious flourishes (from USD 830)

This beautiful space has a lovely 12-person dining room and a spacious lounge with a marble fireplace. Just a peaceful stroll away from the harbour, this modern getaway offers a stunning view of the estuary right from where you’re sitting on the sofa, gaming on the 4K TV, or huddled up in front of the fireplace with a book from the extensive selection made available. Guests will also be pleased to know that every room is furnished with the best mattresses made from white Egyptian cotton and most of them overlook the blue waters in the distance.

Luxury spacious house, quiet, close to harbour private parking
Padstow, GB
7 reviews
House 6 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
clean well furnished and really spacious even with 12 adults
they could not have been more helpful
great location beautiful house very happy
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8. Bright and cozy cottage filled with flowers

This gorgeous cottage is a bright space with lovely exposed wooden beams and homely decor. Cozy during the winter yet airy and comfortable during summer, guests are welcome all year long to warm themselves by the burning embers in the hearth, cuddle up next to the fireplace, or simply have some lemonade on the patio, surrounded by fragrant white blossoms. This cottage is also just five minutes from the harbour, shops, and pubs, and simply two minutes from Prideaux Place, the ‘Old Town’ of Padstow.

Inglenook Cottage
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
26 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage itself is so cozy with some lovely personal touches from jane
everything was immaculately clean and well presented
very clean & comfortable and in a brilliant location
excellent cozy cottage in a great location faultlessly clean and with everything you might need
it's spotlessly clean warm welcoming furnished and fully quipped to a very high standard
jane is a great host
jane was very helpful and a great host
jane was a thoughtful and generous host
the host added some very thoughtful touches which made our stay perfect
jane was very friendly and kind enough to leave some very welcome treats to greet us
it's a great location and very comfortable
great location for walking into town too
the location is great there’s space for parking
perfect location with a parking space ( unusual in this area)
it is a short walk down the hill into padstow which offers the almost perfect location
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9. Stunning vintage English cottage

stunning vintage english cottage
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This unpretentious building lies on a stunning expanse of verdant green land stretching towards the uninhibited views of the open water in the distance. A well-appointed detached bungalow located on the outskirts of a broader repertoire of holiday properties, this beauty is just a short walk away from the harbour and its many fresh restaurants, shops, sandy beaches and novel little coves lining the coast. Guests can also easily access Land’s End, Minack, and the open-air theatre located in Porthscatho, a great range of activities to fill your days in Padstow.

3 bedroom accommodation in Padstow
Padstow, GB
3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

10. Lovely, clean, and modern space in the heart of Padstow

This is a romantic one-bedroom apartment in the prime of Padstow. Just across from the famous No. 6 restaurant by celebrity chef Paul Ainsworths, this boutique-style living quarters feels clean and comfortable with delicate decorations and a huge living room. Right outside is a gorgeous secret garden and patio overlooking the Camel Estuary, along with a fun little summer house to relax in as you listen to the birdsong and gentle sound of leaves rustling in the wind. Once you’re done relaxing, why not hit the town for long lazy lunches, afternoon tea in an adorable cafe, or just have a nice walk along the coastline?

Little Tregarth ~ In the heart of Padstow
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
6 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
a lovely apartment in a perfect location - brilliant value for money
it’s so close to everything and is sparkling clean
great apartment stylish interior well equipped and in a great location
fabulous location and wonderful accommodation lovely garden area with summerhouse
i would definitely recommend this place for a short break in lovely padstow
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The perfect English coastal getaway

Our top holiday cottages in Padstow, the UK offer a harmonious blend between olden England and modern delights by offering a traditional holiday experience in a unique and uncommon space. Come experience the best of both worlds today!

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