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:

2 Bedroom Polyphant Rural Retreat , Launceston, Cornwall, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Cornwall.

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Two bedroom barn conversion, part of a collection of three rural retreat cottages with expansive shared gardens in the rural hamlet of Polyphant, just 5 miles from Launceston and only around half an hour's drive from the Cornish coast and the Tamar Valley.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £250
Next availability:
from 25 October 2019 to 04 November 2019; from 10 November 2019 to 17 November 2019; from 24 November 2019 to 29 November 2019;

Summerfield House, Gorran Haven, Cornwall, England

3 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

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

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.

Weekly Price from: £514
Next availability:
from 08 January 2021 to 12 February 2021;

Slate Cottage, Tredethy, Cornwall, England

1 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

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

Romantic retreat near the Camel Trail and Bodmin Moor, sleeping up to 3 people, within around a half hour drive of the coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £280
Next availability:
from 20 October 2019 to 21 December 2019; from 02 January 2020 to 18 July 2020; from 29 August 2020 to 19 December 2020;

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 02 November 2019 to 21 December 2019; from 04 January 2020 to 15 February 2020; from 22 February 2020 to 04 April 2020;

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: £358
Next availability:
from 20 October 2019 to 26 October 2019; from 16 November 2019 to 21 December 2019; from 04 January 2020 to 04 April 2020;

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