Cottages for Couples in Cornwall

Cornwall is a couple’s paradise. Where better to relish romantically rugged landscapes, soul-stirringly scenic seascapes and some gorgeously green spaces together?

From popular must-see attractions to world-renowned art galleries, celebrity chef restaurants, music and food festivals - it’s the perfect place to savour a heady host of sensory delights. Secluded coves, wild expansive moorlands and lush woodlands provide a picturesque backdrop whether you’re stealing a quick weekend away, celebrating an anniversary or wishing to escape to the country’s captivating corner for some treasured alone time. What’s more, we have an exquisite selection of properties that are ideal for couples. Providing tailor made holidays for all visitors and types of stay, our beautiful range of cottages are the spectacular solution to your self-catering needs.

Whether you’re celebrating a birthday or anniversary, or are looking for a spontaneous, romantic getaway, our cottages shown below are great for couples who are looking for somewhere to escape to. Let the world sail by as you put your feet up together and enjoy what the Cornish south coast has to offer.

Our cottages in Fowey and Polruan are the quintessential of cosy-Cornish. Set on steep hills leading down to the quaysides of the River Fowey, there are plenty of quaint little shops and cafés to explore together, and nearby restaurants serving only the finest, local produce complete the gourmet experience. Furthermore, explore all the inlets and creeks of the River Fowey itself on a kayak to share with River Fowey Boat Hire.

Further afield, attractions such as the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan make for perfect day trips, only a short drive away from all of our self-catering cottages. For true seclusion, why not head to Bodmin Moor for a picnic, or to one of the many coves and bays that are off the beaten track, check out our beaches guide for information about the best spots.

For true indulgence, spoil yourself at one of the region’s many luxury spas, such as The Clearing Spa in St. Austell, or have a full-day pampering and enjoy the fine-dining experience at Fowey Hall.

So start planning that break away for two with our cottages below, and be sure to give us a ring on 01841 533331 if you have any queries, or would like some suggestions to make your romantic holiday perfect for the both of you.

What kind of cottages do you have for couples?

Here at Cornish Horizons we have a huge variety of cottages for couples. From open plan apartments to coastal cottages and converted country barns, our range will satisfy those seeking rural romance, seaside adventures or small town seclusion. Log burning stoves, open fires and hot tubs are the epitome of winter cosiness, while sun-drenched balconies and private terraces complete with barbecues and sea views smack of summertime living at its finest. Whenever and wherever you choose to stay, we will have a brilliant box-ticking property to suit your every need and whim.

Where are these cottages?

Our cottages are scattered throughout Cornwall, and we have neatly split them into five areas. North Cornwall, South East Cornwall, South Cornwall, Mid-Cornwall, and West Cornwall. In South East Cornwall you can take in some seriously spellbinding seaside delights. Also along the south coast, you can stay at the sublime traditional fishing village of Portwrinkle and lounge along the sprawling golden sands of Whitsand Bay; or pick a quaint cottage in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in Polperro. Walk along the South West Coast Path, venture inland to the breathtaking Bodmin Moor or visit the acclaimed Eden Project, which are all situated in the vicinity.

Meanwhile, for couples dreaming of days spent exploring Cornwall’s coves, historic landmarks and sampling some sumptuous food, North Cornwall is a tantalising choice. Base yourself in BudeBoscastleCamelford or Tintagel for the mythological must-sees such as Tintagel Castle, Merlin’s Cave and Museum of Witchcraft, and visit the idyllic harbourside village of Port Isaac and Rick Stein’s foodie hotspot of Padstow to boot. With properties located in and around all of these locations, couples will not only find a cottage to match their taste, but will enjoy the feast of things to see and do – or simply sit back, relax and sink into your surrounds.

West Cornwall is a wildly romantic holiday location, presenting St Michael’s Mount in Penzance and famous artist’s hub along with the Tate gallery in the stunning resort of St Ives. Why not whip over to the offshore sub-tropical archipelago of the Isles of Scilly for a day trip or weekend of incredibly beautiful and unique island life? And of course Mid Cornwall is another magnificent choice. Ride the waves at Newquay’s surfing capital, sunbathe on St Austell’s amazing stretch of sheltered sands or check out the sights of Cornwall’s only city in the county’s commercial heart of Truro. Experience one of Cornwall’s maritime epicentres at Falmouth, where you can cruise the Fal River, shop the bevy of beautiful independent boutiques, sunbathe on the plethora of picture postcard beaches and dine on some freshly landed seafood.

What recommendations do you have for couples to see and do during their stay?

Indulge in a romantic meal at Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall in Watergate Bay, one of Nathan Outlaw’s award-winning restaurants in Rock and Port Isaac, Ben Tunnicliffe’s seafood gem in Newlyn or Rick Stein’s culinary jewels in Padstow. Spoil yourself at a luxury spa in a picturesque locale. In St Austell, there’s The Clearing Spa at The Cornwall, while in the west, St Ives Harbour Hotel Spa is a heavenly highlight. Newquay’s newest offering is a Five Bubble rated retreat at The Headland Hotel, or opt for eco luxury at The Scarlet’s seaview spa. Meanwhile, St Moritz Cowshed Spa is a supremely self-pampering venue. 

Entertain yourselves with a show at the Eden Project, Truro’s Hall For Cornwall or The Minack Theatre near Lands End. Brace the sea air with a walk along any of The South West Coast Path or wander aimlessly round vast areas of natural farmland, woodland, World Heritage mining sites and exotic gardens.

Can we bring pets with us?

Many of our properties are pet friendly, which means that your dog can accompany you on holiday for an extra convenient and memorable holiday. Since many of Cornwall’s top attractions, beaches and pubs are also dog-friendly, you’ll be able to experience a host of delights together, treating him to a holiday that he - and you – will never forget.



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St Ives, West Coast

WROCK2

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£324 - £758
per week
From £252 for a 3-night stay
  • Perfect for a couple to get away from it all, this modern apartment with sea views is ideally located in central St Ives, just a 7-minute walk to the beach, and is equipped with everything you could need to enjoy your holiday.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Private parking
  • Beach 0.3 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

St Ives, West Coast

SEACFT

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£324 - £758
per week
From £252 for a 3-night stay
  • Seacroft is an attractive bolthole set against a backdrop of lush palm trees and tranquil blue seas, resting just a short stroll from the centre of St Ives and the popular Porthmeor Beach.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 0.3 miles
  • Pub 0.4 miles
15% Off!

Penzance, West Coast

CARTHE

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£358 - £785
per week
From £278 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • Special offer15% off all available weeks commencing before 31st March 2020
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 3 Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Beach 3 miles
  • Pub 3 miles
Special Offer

Little Petherick, North Coast

P00223

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£250 - £556
per week
From £197 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • Special offerAny 3 night stay from 1st November until 21st December ONLY £120 (excludes festive and school holidays as set by Cornish Horizons)
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 3 miles
  • Pub 1 mile

Mousehole, West Coast

SEATHR

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£359 - £723
per week
From £278 for a 3-night stay
  • Close to the harbour, beach and other delights of Mousehole, Sea Thrift is a lovely place for 2 people to enjoy time together. Cosy lounge with woodburner, spacious bedroom and a well-equipped kitchen.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • On-street parking
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Beach 0.1 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles

St Ives, West Coast

CHER1

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£300 - £714
per week
From £234 for a 3-night stay
  • Centrally located and close to the harbour and beach, the modernly decorated Cheriton House offers an ideal location for a couple to explore all the options that are available in the local area.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Beach 0.1 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
10% Off!

Mousehole, West Coast

PPRESS

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£506 - £971
per week
From £389 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Special offer3 night break from Friday 27th September 2019 was £478 NOW £430
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Beach 0.1 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
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Newquay, North Coast

P00750

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£408 - £922
per week
From £315 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Thoughtfully converted barn style conversion, The Carthouse offers stylish, spacious accommodation for a couple or a young family. Close to a choice of well-known local pubs and a short drive to several beaches.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Private parking
  • Beach 7 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles

Porthleven, South Coast

GRANDA

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£432 - £957
per week
From £333 for a 3-night stay
  • Set in an outstanding position overlooking the beach and across Mount's Bay, Grandad's Net Loft features a sunny cliff-top garden with a large decking area, a wooden summerhouse and simple access to the beach.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 0.1 miles
  • Pub 0.3 miles

St Ives, West Coast

P00651

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£536 - £1566
per week
From £411 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star Gold
  • Situated on the famous beachfront location that is Kitty’s Corner in St Ives, The Magic House is perfect for a couple looking for a romantic escape to Cornwall.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Beach 0.1 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles

Looe, South East Coast

L30008

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£424 - £816
per week
From £327 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • A private penthouse apartment with sea views from most rooms and a rear sun terrace to sit and enjoy views across to St George's Island. A perfect bolthole for two.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Private parking
  • Beach 0.1 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles

St Ives, West Coast

CRAB03

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£474 - £1122
per week
From £365 for a 3-night stay
  • With the harbour, beautiful beaches and shops very close by, this second floor apartment is suitable for making the most of the town or as a base to explore further out by foot, bus or train.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Beach 0.1 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
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