Browse Likibu for holiday homes in Cornwall to find the perfect place for you and your family to stay. We also have a selection of Cornwall cottages available to rent along the beautiful Cornish coast, whether it is Rock, Penzance, Falmouth, St. Ives or Newquay, there is something for everyone on Likibu.
Book a holiday cottage in Cornwall, the south-western gem of England
After what will probably be a long journey to Cornwall, it is always worth it. Visit this beautiful county in the south-western tip of England blessed with a wondrous coastline, stunning beaches and charming towns. Likibu offers a range of accommodation from a country cottage, apartment in Newquay to a holiday rental in Cornwall with our cheap prices there is something for everyone. Cornwall was a staple industry for mining, fishing and farming, now it seems to have taken a much more artistic front. There are many activities, sights and beaches to visit in Cornwall, so book your holiday rentals soon!
Best time to visit Cornwall
Due to the beautiful countryside and stunning beaches that Cornwall has to offer, it is an extremely popular holiday destination in the summer months. This is obviously because the weather its best when the sun shines and the rain goes. It may also be nice to visit Cornwall in Autumn or Spring to see the wonderful weather patterns flourish.
Many of the traditions in Cornwall still exist from the fishing, farming and thatching to the old fashioned Cornish language. It is a must for visitors to try a classic Cornish pastry after a long beach day, every bakery should sell these delicious treats. Another must-try is a classical tea and scone for an afternoon sit down, Cornwall are known to have the best scones in England and we can vouch for that! Crab sandwichs and anything fish or seafood is bound to be delicious in Cornwall as fishermen return daily with fresh loads of fish, mussels or lobster.
How to get there?
From some parts of the UK, getting to Cornwall can be a long journey. The quickest is to fly to Newquay Airport from London with a flying time of 1hr10mins. The easiest way although it takes a while, is to drive. Driving gives you flexibility and comfortability to travel on your own schedule and at your own pace. Some of the drive will be through stunning countryside scenery or along glorious coastlines. Usually take the M4 from London then join onto the M5 or the A30.
Where to stay?
Book a cosy b&b in Falmouth is the creative corner of Cornwall. Creativity flourishes in Falmouth, it is home to the famous art university as well as many other quirky, original and contemporary galleries and workshops. It is definitely the best place to visit on a rainy day.
This quaint seaside town lies in the north of Penzance and west of Camborne on the coast of the Celtic sea. Packed with cottages to rent and plenty of bed and breakfasts serving Cornish pastries and tea with scones, there is an accommodation to suit everyone. St Ives was voted the title for the Best UK Seaside Town from the British Travel Awards in 2010 and 2011. Choosing a hostel in St Ives near the popular Tate St Ives is the best option if you're an arty person or come for one of the many festivals that appear over the course of the year in St Ives.
Stay in a holiday rental in Newquay to stay near attractions that keep everyone entertained including Cornwall's largest zoo, aquarium and Pirate's Quest. Perhaps book a holiday home outside of Newquay and explore the surrounding National Trust properties around such as Trerice Manor. For summer activities Newquay is known as the surf capital of England so there are a variety of surf schools, surf hire shops and great beaches.
Stay in a quaint cottage in Padstow to be just a couple of steps from its charming harbour and fishing port, surrounded by glorious beaches and delightful views! It is also a great destination to stay in if you are a foodie, popular restaurants such at Rick Stein's Seafood Restaurant is in Padstow as well as the renowned sweet shop. Perhaps rent a holiday rental outside of Padstow so you can also explore the seven golden beaches that surround this charming town.
Browse accommodation in Penzance and stay in the most westerly town in Cornwall! Stay in a holiday rental to be situated near the many attractions surrounding Penzance. Famous for pirates, its historic port and long footpaths. There are plenty of places to stay in Penzance from luxury hotels to Bed and Breakfasts but book in advance to stay in the ideal holiday location.