Holiday cottages Cornwall

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Cornwall is an ever popular family holiday cottage destination in the south west of England, mainly because of the beaches, lovely countryside and the good weather compared with the rest of the UK. There are cottages to rent for a week's self catering holiday or a three or 4 day short break.

holiday cottages in cornwallCornwall has just so much to offer families and other people. It is the best destination in the UK for surfing holidays. The Atlantic coast always has good waves rolling in. Because so many villages are on the coast, historically because of the fishing industry, they have now turned to tourism as the main source of income, hence lots of holiday lets for people to stay in. Fishing is still there in a much smaller more sustainable way and fish features on most menus. The fishing boats, nets, lobster pots a tackle lie piled up on quaysides adding to colourful seaside images.

Cottage owners have equipped the cottages to be as comfortable as possible as a temporary holiday home, all will have modern conveniences for a comfortable self catering holiday.

Cottages in fishing villages tend to be crammed together, divided by narrow lanes. Garden space and parking are at a premium but where there is a garden every effort will have been made to provide garden seating and perhaps a barbeque. Sometimes benches are placed in the front garden to make the most of any views.

There is a wide range of Cornish holiday cottages available, from small cottages that sleep two people up to large mansions suitable for parties and weddings. The style will also vary. Although Cornwall is known for whitewashed seaside cottages and spacious rambling farmhouses in the country, there is a range of cottage styles in between. Some of the luxury accommodation is in modern streamlined buildings with huge windows that allow in the views.

A swimming pool is always a desirable feature and holiday cottages in Cornwall with their own swimming pools are available, as are cottages with a sauna or a games room. It's a case of doing a little searching and deciding where in Cornwall you would like to stay because location is also very important. Families who enjoy participating in outdoor activities may prefer to rent a cottage on the coast so that surfing, sailing and swimming are on their doorstep. People who like to escape and enjoy solitude should be able to find exactly that in a rural Cornish cottage.

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