Self catering holiday cottages in Pentewan, Cornwall, England

family self catering Pentewan and MevagisseyNestling just behind the sands of Pentewan Beach you will find the charming coastal holiday village of Pentewan with its own good shop and pub, and a beautiful coastal path that runs through the village and climbs the cliffs up towards Mevagissey. Once you reach the top, the stunning views across the bay towards Devon will take your breath away. Mevagissey is three miles distant and has many good restaurants and is well known for its freshly caught local fish. This is a very good location for a family self catering holiday in south Cornwall. The long sandy gently shelving Pentewan beach is ideal for families, for swimming and watersports. It is such a good beach that it also tends to be used by holidaymakers staying in nearby Mevagissey.  

Facts about what Pentewan offers for Self-Catering Breaks


A holiday park and caravan site in Pentewan adds to the number of people using the beach. Good beaches are inevitably popular. Dogs are excluded during the summer months although there are other beaches in Cornwall where dogs are permitted all year round. Dog owners may be interested in taking a look at cottages in Cornwall where dogs are welcome. The cottage owners will be able to advise about dog friendly beaches nearby.

The big attraction of the Lost Gardens of Heligan is just outside the village. A local cycle hire shop could provide you with bicycles for a quiet cycle round the area or on the dedicated traffic free Pentewan Cycle Trail from Pentewan to London Apprentice. For walkers there is the south west coastal path that is worth walking part of for the wonderful sea views.

There are lovely places to visit south of Pentewan on a self catering break; the villages of Portmellon, Gorran Haven and further south, the Roseland Peninsula. Visitor attractions within easy driving distance include the historic Charlestown harbour,  China Clay Country Park and Museum in Ruddle, the World of Model railways in Mevagissey, and the fabulous Eden Project, with its incredible biospheres and tropical plants.

All in all, Pentewan and Mevagissey are excellent for family self catering because of the good beach,  number of places to visit and watersports available.

Featured Self catering country cottages near Pentewan, Cornwall, England:

Brock's Self-Catering Cornish Barn Conversion, The South West, Sweetshouse, Cornwall, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West.

sleeps 1 - 3 guests
1 - 3
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
3 star

Two bedroom stone-built barn conversion nestled in a rural hamlet close to Bodmin Moor and just a short distance of 5 miles from the coast, ideal for a tranquil relaxing break.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £256
Next availability:
from 28 February to 08 March 20 from 15 March to 17 March 20

Florence Place, Newlyn, Cornwall, England

3 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
3 star

Stylish 3 bedroom cottage in the coastal town of Newlyn near Penzance, well located for discovering some of the best of Poldark country nearby.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £366
Next availability:
from 23 February to 23 May 20 from 30 May to 27 June 20

Scylla View, Millbrook, Cornwall, England

2 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
3 star

Seafront holiday home above Whitsand Bay in Cornwall, with superb beach and sea views.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £424
Next availability:
from 23 February to 21 March 20 from 28 March to 04 April 20

Halfpenny Family-Friendly Cottage, Tamar Valley, Gunnislake, Cornwall, England

3 bedroom Country Cottage, Cornwall.

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
5 star

Idyllic 3 bedroom Cornish country cottage with beautiful garden views and a lovely setting in the Tamar Valley, great place to relax with access to the owner’s outdoor swimming pool (solar heated) in the summer months, close to Dartmoor National Park.

Special features: free internet access, pool ().

Weekly Price from: £372
Next availability:
from 23 February to 07 March 20 from 14 March to 26 March 20

Valley Holiday Lodge, Tamar Valley, Gunnislake, Cornwall, England

4 bedroom Holiday Lodge, Cornwall.

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
4 bedrooms
4
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
3 star

Family-friendly and dog-friendly holiday lodge with a private hot tub, set within a Cornish holiday park close to Dartmoor National Park.

Special features: pool (), tennis court, outdoor hot tub, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £435
Next availability:
from 22 February to 26 March 20 from 30 March to 04 April 20

We have no cottages within Pentewan itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Pentewan. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in England