Cottage holidays in Cornwall


A visit to Cornwall in the far south west of England is always rewarding. Much of the countryside is unspoiled with a diverse range of plants and shrubs. The coast is magnicient, rugged cliffs give way at intervals to secluded coves, good sandy beaches that are a delight to holidaymakers and surfers. Essentially, Cornwall serves up all the elements that constitute a great cottage holiday in the UK.

There are numerous holiday cottages and apartments to rent for self-catering holidays in Cornwall - something for every budget, both at the seaside and in the country. There are stone former fishermens'  Cornish cottages, log cabins, farmhouses surrounded by the greenery of the countryside and luxury apartments. Find somewhere comfortable to stay then explore the fabulous coastline, sleepy fishing villages and all the delights of Cornwall at your leisure. The west coast of Cornwall is famous for its seaside resorts.

The beaches are incredible, those facing the Atlantic Ocean wonderful for surfers yet others are safe sandy havens for family holidays. Compare north coast Cornwall to south coast Cornwall to see where you would prefer to stay on holiday or perhaps you may wish to take the festivals in Cornwall into consideration before deciding on an actual location for your Cornish holiday.

Cornwall is the most popular destination for British holiday makers. It has a unique character, lively artists' communities, art galleries and amazing gardens to visit as well as the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project. Cornwall could be described as the Land of Flowers and Saints since it teems with both. See an overview of Cornwall through its towns and villages and perhaps find cottage holidays in Cornwall by town name.

There are various specialist holidays in Cornwall. It has long been a county that has attracted artists because of the quality of its light and the scenery. Painting holidays and courses can be signed up to all year round. As the surfing capital of the UK, surfing lessons can be purchased on most Atlantic facing beaches. Most outdoor pursuits are catered for, especially during the summer when the number of tourists is at its peak.