Cornwall is full to bursting with beautiful natural spaces, unique family-friendly attractions and incredible coastline, and these, among a million other reasons, are what makes it a holiday favourite with UK travellers. This is certainly the destination to head to if you like to holiday in style.
During a trip to this lovely county, the exquisite scenery should be enjoyed from the comfort of an equally exquisite holiday property, so let your next trip to Cornwall be inspired by the luxurious properties we’ve put together for you to discover.
Escape to Cornwall on a luxury break and spoil yourself with a hot tub cottage, stylish lodge or a completely unusual holiday home experience.
A glass-fronted terrace provides views across beautiful Cornwall countryside, while the interior of this five-star holiday cottage is all about cosiness. Old-world charm can be found in the flagstone floors and farmhouse furniture, while the wood burner is the perfect central point to gather around for atmospheric evenings. French doors look out on to the enchanting garden space, and it’s set within 30 acres of pastureland ensuring privacy and peace. For guests keen to make the most of the great outdoors, there’s storage space at this luxury retreat so you can bring along your bikes or surfboards.
Six guests are welcome at this stylish scenic hideaway, just 10 miles from the famously beautiful fishing village of Port Isaac and 9 miles from historic Tintagel Castle. Discover some of the best sights and activities that Cornwall has to offer along its exquisite north coast, with peaceful coastal villages, breathtaking beaches and unique attractions - including the Museum of Witchcraft and Pentargon Waterfall, both in Boscastle (9 miles) - there’s plenty for an entertaining holiday escape to a luxury cottage.
A beautiful romantic bolthole in the heart of Cornish countryside, this luxury cottage would be perfect for a couple in need of a quiet and peaceful retreat. This luxury holiday cottage is dog-friendly so you and your canine companion can enjoy long walks throughout the landscape. Decor includes exposed beams, wooden floors and vaulted ceilings; all beautiful original features which make the most of this charming property’s history. With endless views of rolling countryside and a warming wood burner inside, this escape is the ideal cosy five-star retreat for two guests and a canine companion.
This luxury dog-friendly cottage is just 5 miles outside of the ancient market tow, Liskeard. A flourishing Cornish town for centuries, there are plenty of amenities here so you could pick up all the ingredients for a big breakfast at the butchers and bakery, or eat out in one of the quaint independent cafes.
This luxury lodge with a hot tub, breathtaking views and stylish furnishings will impress. It’s a pet-friendly cottage welcoming up to two dogs, and a wonderful choice for families or groups heading to the South West. Set amongst 1 acre of idyllic pastureland, this escape sleeps eight yet boasts a detached BBQ in the grounds for 16, so you can entertain additional guests during the day. Meanwhile, the extraordinary balcony, complete with large comfy outdoor seating, provides a gorgeous space in which to read and take in the views or relax with a nightcap during a warm evening.
If you decide to step away from this luxurious property, Hayle is just 6 miles away and sits at the edge of inspiring St Ives Bay. Sandy Gwithian Beach is 8 miles and as it’s on Cornwall’s dramatic north coast, it is ideal for surfing or bucket-and-spade days by the sea. The creative cultural hub of St Ives is worth a trip, especially if you’re into the arts, with renowned museums for you to visit and quaint cafes along the pretty harbourfront.
The incredible beachfront location is what makes this dog-friendly holiday escape such a unique, luxurious experience. Walk down the paved path and step straight onto sand each morning; watch the waves lap the shore as the sun goes down each evening. Surfers will love this luxurious lodge as there is wall storage for surfboards, so it’s a simple matter of grabbing your board and running straight down to the sea whenever the mood takes you.
If you choose to venture further than the spectacular sands of Whitsand Bay, Torpoint is 5 miles away and has shops, pubs and places to eat so you can enjoy evening meals out at your leisure, and you can even get a ferry across to the port city of Plymouth. To the south is beautiful Rame Head Heritage Coast, perfect for walking with the dog, while there’s a golf club in Whitsand where you can play a few rounds while still enjoying the sea. If you’re hoping to relax, then you can lie on the loungers in your private front garden overlooking the sea, and when the evening gets chilly, there’s a wood burner inside and a fluffy animal print bed throw that is a lovely, cosy extra.
Escape to this luxury holiday cottage in the heart of Kernow countryside with vast views and an eclectic and intriguing interior. Dark hues and big windows offer a delightful contrast within the space and ensure you will feel a warm and welcoming atmosphere in this elegant Launceston holiday home. Old and new come together to create a great home-from-home for guests to enjoy; snuggle up around the roaring wood burner or make good use of the wonderful open-plan kitchen. Exposed stone brings another level of style to this unique space; it’s a great pick for family groups looking to get away together or big groups planning a special celebration.
The quiet and scenic surroundings allow you and your group privacy while staying at this dog-friendly cottage, while it’s just a 5-mile drive into quaint Launceston to pick up holiday supplies. While in town, stop by Launceston Castle, ancient hilltop ruins now managed by English Heritage, or take a ride on the Launceston Steam Railway. If you have little ones with you, a trip to Trethorne Leisure Park (5 miles) is fun rain or shine, while Bodmin Moor and Tamar Valley are both about a 10-mile drive and provide great walking territory if you’ve got dogs in tow.
A one-of-a-kind getaway for a unique luxury holiday! Stay in this converted 18th-century chapel in the Tamar Valley where a games room, four-poster bed and charming historic features make your trip extra special. Spend evenings settled down together on the cosy sofas in the lounge or beside the glowing wood burner in the snug, before climbing the spiral stone staircase and sinking into sumptuous beds. A roll-top bath filled with bubbles puts the cherry on top in this five-star cottage in Cornwall.
The historic village of Gunnislake offers a selection of shops, restaurants and a pannier market. Once you’ve enjoyed a leisurely stroll and picnic along the River Tavy and the canal in the village, head out into the countryside to explore the beauty of the Tamar Valley and its rich wildlife. There are also several National Trust properties nearby including Cotehele House, Buckland Abbey and Lydford Gorge.
Luxury holiday cottages and lodges in Cornwall
Treat yourself with a stay in one of our luxury five-star cottages in Cornwall where you can completely escape and relax on a family, romantic or group holiday. The Cornwall coast is bursting with dramatic sights, ancient fishing villages and sandy beaches while there is fantastic moorland, countryside, and walking trails to explore in the heart of this county.
Where will you stay on your next holiday to the South West? If you’re feeling inspired take a look through our full collection of luxury cottages in Cornwall.