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From famous surfing capitals to river valley villages, traditional fishing towns and lush pieces of paradise, Mid Cornwall is a majestic holiday destination. Cornwall's core contains a rich variety of offerings. It's home to a host of glorious gardens, historical sites and, of course, the outlining coastal areas of Newquay and St Agnes to the north and Falmouth and Portscatho to the south.

Arguably, it has it all. Land, sea, river and town are interspersed with striking examples of Cornwall's industrial heritage and maritime history, presenting visitors with something to suit every mood and type of stay.

What towns can we visit during our stay?

A smattering of towns and villages invite visitors to stay while exploring their exciting environs. On the north coast, St Agnes and its surrounding areas spill with picture-postcard views, from Wheal Coates' magnificent tin mine on the cliffs to the tropical-like Trevaunance Cove, Trevellas Porth and Chapel Porth. Newquay needs little introduction. One of the country's most famous surfing hubs, it's strewn with beaches, activities and an array of family-centred attractions and entertainment.

Cornwall's capital and only city is Truro, which practically lies at the midpoint location in the county. Existing largely as the commercial centre of the county, a tally of traditional and coolly modern cafés and restaurants can be found, as well as various cultural and entertainment venues including the Hall For Cornwall, Royal Cornwall Museum and striking architectural centrepiece, Truro Cathedral. South of the city, Falmouth's famous maritime town is crammed with an inexhaustible array of sights to see and things to do. A vibrant by-the-sea destination, Falmouth boasts the world's third-deepest natural harbour, which sets the remarkable cultural tone for much of its award-winning and must-see attractions.

Particularly, the National Maritime Museum Cornwall and neighbouring waterfront - along with the estuary mouth's dizzyingly beautiful headlands marked by St Mawes and Pendennis Castles - are unfailingly impressive. Portscatho lies northeast from Falmouth along the Roseland Heritage Coast, presenting a plethora of uber pretty coves and beaches along with its own sheltered east facing stretch. It provides the perfect base for coastal rambling, seaside relaxation and exploring the bevy of must-see sights in the vicinity.

The far eastern fringe encompasses the St Austell area, which is awash with top coastal destinations, world-class visitor attractions and some of Cornwall's most celebrated maritime culture.

What are the best coastal resorts and beaches in Mid Cornwall?

Newquay is undeniably Cornwall's coastal tour de force, offering seven miles of sands from surfers' paradise Fistral Beach to activity-laden Lusty Glaze and locals' treasure, Little Fistral to family favourites, Crantock and Holywell Bay. While its famous Fistral Beach remains an ever-popular destination, Newquay's lesser-known coves such as Polly Joke, Whipsiderry and Bedruthan Steps are achingly beautiful alternatives to the buzz of the town beaches.

On the southern side, Falmouth is a rambling mass of rivers and beaches that can be explored on foot, bike, boat, ferry or watercraft. Gyllyngvase Beach boasts crystal-clear waters, lifeguard cover (May-September), watersports hire and fabulous range of facilities. Similarly, Swanpool is something of an activity centre, while Maenporth's flatter beach is home to award-winning restaurant, The Cove. And don't forget to dabble in the rock-pooling fun that can be found at the more tranquil and utterly charming, Castle and Tunnel beaches.

At the western end of the Roseland Peninsula, Portscatho presents Porthcurnick Beach to the north and, to the east, dog-friendly Carne and Pendower Beaches that join together at low tide. To the west, St Anthony Head is a stunning vantage point (and also filming site for TV series, Fraggle Rock), while a beautiful bevy of other nearby beaches includes Towan and Porthboer.

Gorran Haven sits in one of Cornwall's Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) at the far eastern edge of the Roseland Peninsula and is home to two sheltered (and dogs-on-lead friendly) sandy beaches: Vault, or Bow Beach and Great Perhaver Beach, which are especially suited to families. Further east, and Pentewan boasts a large sandy beach and range of facilities, while the nearby village of Mevagissey presents a majestic slice of coastal living. The boat-filled harbour is flanked by fisherman's cottages (and good selection of restaurants) on the interior and exquisite expanses of ocean on its exterior, which can be crossed to Fowey via ferry (May-September) for an extra special sea life-spotting adventure.

St Austell Bay is home to a pretty plethora of places including film set favourite, Charlestown – a Georgian harbour village complete with picturesque pebbly beaches, historic dock and fascinating Shipwreck and Heritage Centre. Meanwhile, Carlyon Bay comprises a stunning trio of south-facing beaches that arc toward the crescent-shaped and (usually) less populated, Polkerris, where watersports instruction and equipment hire is also readily available throughout the summer season.

4 Star Gold AwardEco+ Cottage

Barney's Cottage

St Breward / St Tudy - Mid Cornwall

Barney's Cottage is a stunning 4* gold converted stone barn near St Tudy with lovely countryside views.

  • Friday Changeover day
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 Pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£347 - £2262 per week *

P00346 View property

  • Friday Changeover day
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 Pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 1.7 miles to a pub
  • Countryside Views
  • Towels Included
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Travel cot
  • 1.7 miles to a restaurant
  • 9 miles to a beach
  • Fire or Stove
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Accommodation
5 Star Gold AwardThis property can be found on Niche Retreats

Special Offer Bedroom The Granary, Trevisquite

St Breward / St Tudy - Mid Cornwall

The Granary is a gorgeous 5* gold barn conversion with stunning countryside views and patio for al fresco dining in St Mabyn, within a 20 minute drive of Polzeath.

  • Friday Changeover day
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£343 - £824 per week *

P00377 View property

  • Friday Changeover day
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 1.2 miles to a pub
  • Countryside Views
  • Towels Included
  • 5.5 Stars
  • High chair
  • Travel cot
  • 1 mile to a restaurant
  • 7.8 miles to a beach
  • Fire or Stove
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
4 Star Award

Beautifully converted barn cottage Rose Cottage

Wadebridge - Mid Cornwall

Rose Cottage is a lovely barn conversion complete with an enclosed south facing garden. Listen to the birds singing in the peaceful surroundings of the Cornish countryside.

  • Friday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£387 - £921 per week *

ROSE2 View property

  • Friday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 4.8 miles to a pub
  • Countryside Views
  • Towels Included
  • 4 Stars
  • Cot
  • Stairgate
  • High chair
  • 10.5 miles to a beach
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Accommodation
3 Star Award

Patio 2 Chapel Court

Camelford - Mid Cornwall

2 Chapel Court is a charming 3* stone cottage which is full of character and located in the central location of Camelford.

  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi Available
£277 - £666 per week *

P00185 View property

  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • 3 Stars
  • High chair
  • 0.3 mile to a restaurant
  • 5 miles to a beach
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Ground Floor Accommodation
4 Star Award

External The Aviaries

Port Isaac - Mid Cornwall

The Aviaries is a charming, traditional 4* character cottage, in the heart of the tranquil village of St Teath near the renowned Port Isaac.

  • Friday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£300 - £721 per week *

P00429 View property

  • Friday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Towels Not Included
  • 4 Stars
  • 0.1 mile to a restaurant
  • 9 miles to a beach
  • Fire or Stove
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
3 Star Gold Award

Lounge Spring Cottage

Wadebridge - Mid Cornwall

Beautiful cottage set in the stunning Cornish countryside, with cosy woodburner and WiFi, only a short walk from the Camel trail.

  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£323 - £778 per week *

P00586 View property

  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • Countryside Views
  • Towels Not Included
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Stairgate
  • High chair
  • 0.1 mile to a restaurant
  • 7 miles to a beach
  • Fire or Stove
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Dishwasher
3 Star Gold Award

Exterior Slate Cottage

Wadebridge - Mid Cornwall

A lovely character cottage with the added benefit of the renowned Quarryman Inn on your doorstep and the Camel Trail & estuary can be accessed less than a mile down the lane.

  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£329 - £782 per week *

P00086 View property

  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • Countryside Views
  • Towels Not Included
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Stairgate
  • 0.1 mile to a restaurant
  • 6.5 miles to a beach
  • Fire or Stove
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble dryer
4 Star Gold Award

Special Offer exterior Butterwell

St Breward / St Tudy - Mid Cornwall

Pretty country cottage, all on one level on the edge of Bodmin Moor with panoramic countryside views. 1 mile from the beautiful village of St Breward with a great pub and village shop.

  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£329 - £870 per week *

P00660 View property

  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • Countryside Views
  • Towels Included
  • 4.5 Stars
  • 1 mile to a restaurant
  • 9 miles to a beach
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Accommodation
4 Star Award

Beautiful Honeysuckle with small front garden Honeysuckle Cottage

Wadebridge - Mid Cornwall

Fabulous country cottage barn conversion for all year round escapes to Cornwall.

  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£347 - £827 per week *

HONE1 View property

  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 4.8 miles to a pub
  • Countryside Views
  • Towels Included
  • 4 Stars
  • Cot
  • Stairgate
  • High chair
  • 10.5 miles to a beach
  • Fire or Stove
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
4 Star Award

Garden Kernyk, Camelford

Camelford - Mid Cornwall

A bright, modern spacious property set in a quiet position with well-equipped facilities, Kernyk is perfect for a couple or friends holidaying together where your pet can come too.

  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi Available
£351 - £843 per week *

P00578 View property

  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • Countryside Views
  • Towels Not Included
  • 4 Stars
  • 0.5 mile to a restaurant
  • 5 miles to a beach
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
4 Star Award

Lounge Mabel Cottage

Wadebridge - Mid Cornwall

Perfect Cornish cottage complete with private parking and pretty enclosed patio garden. Only a 10 minute walk to the centre of Wadebridge.

  • Friday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£352 - £838 per week *

P00497 View property

  • Friday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • Towels Included
  • 4 Stars
  • 0.1 mile to a restaurant
  • 7 miles to a beach
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher

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