Situated on England's south coast, the county of Cornwall boasts award-winning sandy beaches, dense moorland, charming market towns and harbour villages that look like they've come off a postcard. Dubbed the Cornish Riviera, places like Falmouth and Fowey in South Cornwall are a foodie's dream while towns like Newquay are often referred to as a surfer's paradise. Plus, whether you're looking for holiday accommodation for a romantic break, want to plan a dog friendly family holiday that will be remembered for all the right reasons, or are in charge of your annual group get-together, there really is a place for you in the incredible holiday destination of Cornwall. Enter our Cornwall holiday cottages!
Don't worry if you're booking holiday accommodation with little notice as there's a whole range of Cornwall cottages with last-minute and late availability deals. Think those luxury pads with direct access to the beach and sea views from the hot tub. Those holiday homes, dog friendly cottages and cute Cornish cottages on the North Coast in North Cornwall, ideal for last minute Cornwall holidays with enclosed gardens, open plan living and a games room. Or head inland and choose one of our lodges or log cabins just walking distance from the South West Coast Path and all of the town's amenities including the best fish and chips. From last-minute holidays and self catering holidays to luxury family friendly trips in South Cornwall with a swimming pool, we really do have everything.
At Last Minute Cottages, we're the team to turn for last-minute breaks and holidays in Cornwall - and the rest of England and Wales. Our team goes above and beyond to ensure your self-catering accommodation meets all of your needs and we'll even recommend a few places to go and the local attractions that you've got to see like St Ives Bay and Carbis Bay in South Cornwall, Bodmin Moor, and the Eden Project. So, whatever your reason for travelling and whoever you're holidaying with, choose Last Minute Cottages and let us take all the stress away from finding holiday cottages in Cornwall.
Cornwall is also great for...
Did you know that Bodmin Moor in Cornwall is a Certified IDA (International Dark Sky Reserve). With the entire county offering great places to gaze up at incredible astronomical sights, using just the naked eye during the darker months.
As if you needed even more reasons to stay in Cornwall, Bodmin Moor has made it into our top 10 list of stargazing locations whatever the season. Discover more about the entire list, using our interactive stargazing map. So if your idea of a fantastic holiday includes dark skies and twinkling lights, check it out!
Cornwall features as a place to visit in our guide about travelling solo in the UK. There, you'll find out why we think St Ives is one of the best places for Cornwall holiday cottages if you're travelling alone but still want to meet some of the locals.
If responsible travel features as an essential part of your next Cornwall holiday, the Eden project is the place to go. This, one of the most fantastic attractions on the south coast, features in our guide Staycations and sustainability: A beginner's guide and where to go.
Best locations for holidays in Cornwall
Home to Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, golden sands, an incredible foodie scene and bundles of culture, entertainment and history, Cornwall makes for a great staycation - whatever time of the year you're planning to go. Here are our favourite destinations for Cornwall holidays: