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:

Hillside, Treyarnon, Cornwall, England

4 bedroom Cottage, North Cornwall Coast.

Family-friendly and pet-friendly cottage in Cornwall with superb country views and private hot tub, just 10 minutes' walk from Treyarnon Bay.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £700 to £2200 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 31 August 2019 to 07 September 2019;

Westerly House, Bude, Cornwall, England

7 bedroom Large Holiday House, West Country.

Stylish luxurious 7 bedroom holiday house in Bude, ideal for big groups of friends and family, sleeping up to 16 people and in an excellent location just 400 yards from the beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1287 to £4500 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 16 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 31 August 2019 to 07 September 2019; from 14 September 2019 to 20 September 2019; from 22 September 2019 to 19 October 2019;

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

3 bedroom Country Cottage, Cornwall.

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 ().

Price range from £365 to £2891 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (5)

Next availability:
from 31 August 2019 to 07 September 2019; from 09 October 2019 to 12 October 2019; from 19 October 2019 to 26 October 2019;

Summerfield House, Gorran Haven, Cornwall, England

3 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

Family-friendly cottage in the coastal village of Gorran Haven, great for families with kids with a garden featuring a trampoline, slide and swings for hours of family fun.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £514 to £3234 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
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Gooseham Mill House, Gooseham, Cornwall, England

4 bedroom Rural Retreat, West Country.

Idyllic 4 bedroom rural retreat, set near a stream within a nature reserve within the Hartland Cornwall Heritage Coast Area, just 1 mile from the local beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £850 to £2300 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 24 August 2019 to 07 September 2019; from 14 September 2019 to 26 October 2019; from 02 November 2019 to 09 November 2019;

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