Cornwall Holiday Cottages Why Cornwall? If you're looking for a break with spectacular scenery, Cornwall holidays are hard to beat. Imagine lush countryside, sprinkled with sleepy hamlets and a breath-taking coastline. It's no surprise that cottages in Cornwall are so popular! What are the best Cornwall attractions? St Michael's Mount is arguably the best attraction in Cornwall, located in the town of Marazion. Visitors can reach the tidal island via a man-made causeway and can explore its historic castle and gardens and enjoy spectacular views across Mount's Bay. Eden Project is another popular Cornwall attraction, affectionately known as the 'eighth wonder of the world'. Its two eye-catching biomes house an indoor rainforest, which provides a fascinating insight into the relationship between people and plants. The Lost Gardens of Heligan is an outdoor attraction made up of 200 acres of immaculate gardens, a spectacular jungle, and farmland, all belonging to the Heligan Estate, which has stood since the 13th century. Tintagel Castle will transport you back in time as you explore the presumed former home of King Arthur. Discover the fascinating past of Tintagel as you walk in the footsteps of the legendary king, enjoy magnificent coastal views and explore Merlin's Cave. Pendennis Castle near Falmouth is one of Henry VIII's finest coastal fortresses. Marvel at the architecture, learn about the important role the castle played in both World Wars, and admire the climb to the top of the keep for panoramic views over the sea. Discover more attractions in Cornwall. What are the best Cornwall activities? Surfing is one of the most popular Cornish pastimes, particularly in Newquay, cemented as the home of British surfing. With surf schools and equipment rental readily available across the coast, it's an excellent place for beginners and experienced surfers alike. Another must-do activity during a stay at a Cornwall cottage is walking along the South West Coast Path. This is the longest national trail in the UK offering breathtaking views of the sea, cliffs, and wildlife. The path features some tricky terrain, however, there are sections that have been designed to be accessible to anyone. Cycling along the Camel Trail is another superb activity when staying in a Cornwall cottage, with the traffic-free route running through the countryside, providing opportunities to stop off at charming towns along the way. Places of interest include Bodmin, Padstow and Wadebridge. Holidays in Cornwall would not be complete without sampling the local cuisine, with exceptional seafood, Cornish pasties and clotted cream putting the region on the foodie map! Use our Cornwall Travel guide to discover more of Cornwall's best activities. Popular Cornwall Holidays Never leave a family member behind during a Cornwall holiday when you book a large property or a pet-friendly holiday rental. To fully appreciate the seascapes of this magnificent region, a cottage by the coast or close to the beach may be just the ideal Cornwall accommodation for you. Perhaps you enjoy the finer things in life and would prefer luxury Cornwall holidays or a hot tub holiday in Cornwall. Alternatively, your tastes may be better suited to a traditional holiday in Cornwall. For something a little different, browse this collection of lodges and log cabins in Cornwall, or these caravan holidays in Cornwall, and make a splash at a Cornwall cottage with a swimming pool! Looking for a weekend away to recharge? Book a Cornwall short break. For a spur-of-the-moment getaway, browse these last-minute cottages in Cornwall, and you could be relaxing in a self-catering property within days!