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cornwall holiday cottage, parks & lodge accommodation

Cornwall is one of the most visited areas in the UK, it seems to provide something for everyone. Pretty Cornwall holiday cottages and attractions makes it a highly recommended place for a family holiday. You are never far from the coast in Cornwall so beaches, stunning coastline and Cornish seaside villages are a key feature of any holiday in Cornwall! Typical tourist destinations could include the world famous Lost Gardens of Heligan, quaint fishing port of Mevagissey and Georgian port of Charlestown (with its resident tall ships), the Eden Project, the capital city of Truro and the surfing beaches of Newquay.
Downderry on the south coast of Cornwall is a beautiful, popular Cornish seaside village which enjoys breathtaking unspoilt coastline & countryside. If you enjoy walking, the coastal paths provide many opportunities with nearby Seaton, Looe, Talland Bay & onto the 13th Century fishing village of Polperro. Good leisure sporting facilities are within easy reach including the 18 hole coastal golf courses of Whitsand Bay and Looe. There are many beaches around, Downderry being mainly shingle and Whitsand Bay which is a vast sandy beach.
St Ives is a bustling fishing village on the North West Cornwall coast. All types of holiday can be catered for in what has been described as "the jewel of West Cornwall". Its streets are cobbled and characterful, its holiday cottages picture postcard perfect and its beaches stunning, offering sheltered calm for families at Porthminster or surf at Porthmeor. Art has long been an important feature in St Ives, the artists drawn to the area because of the very special light which may be evident to you when you arrive.
St Tudy is a beautiful Cornish village nestling between Bodmin Moor and the north Cornwall coast. The village lies in lovely rolling Cornish countryside, the North Cornwall coast is close by with magnificent sandy beaches, such as Trebarwith Strand, Polzeath, Rock and Daymer Bay and pretty fishing villages such as Port Isaac, Padstow, Port Quin and Boscastle. Enjoy wonderful walks along the coast, the Camel estuary, Bodmin moor (all Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and a host of attractions and things to do in the area.

Useful holiday blog postings for Cornwall

I think the following blog postings might be of use if you are looking for a family holiday in Cornwall:
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How to find your family holiday in Cornwall

Below is a summary of the Cornwall holiday cottages and accommodation we feature - many have family friendly features such as babysitting, kids club, baby equipment, DVD players, games rooms and swimming pools to keep all of the children occupied whilst you enjoy your holiday too! To find your family holiday in Cornwall just click on the accommodation name for further details, or use the interactive map below by clicking on the markers.
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          cottage name
recommendations rating bedrooms number onsite    location dishwasher washing machine tv dvd internet pool or woodburner highchairs cots catering or pets welcome garden or playground
price guide
other features
Bosinver Farm Cottages, Trelowth 21 4.9 1-6 beds 20 Rural YY YYY YY YN YY YY £420-3,700/wk Awards, pony rides, wheelchair, babysitting, indoor pool, animals
Mariner's Belle, St Ives, Cornwall 13 4.9 3 beds 1 Coast NY YYY NN YN NN YN £400- £1,050/wk  
Fistral Court, Newquay, Cornwall 10 5 2 beds 1 Coast NY YYY YN NY NY NN £450- £950/wk  
Tredethick Holiday Cottages, Lostwithiel 2 4.5 2-3 beds 8 Rural YY YYY YY YN YN YY £555- £2,890/wk Awards, animals, babysitting, hot tub
Gwel An Mor Lodges, Portreath, North Cornwall 2 & 3 beds   Coast YY YYY YY YN YY YY £405-£1,705/wk Hot tubs, disabled friendly, beach, short breaks
Looe Island View, Downderry 4 beds 1 Coast YY YYY NN YN NY YN
Sleeps 10, short breaks
Leycroft Valley Perranporth 1-2 bed   Rural Coast YY YYY NN YN YY YY £549-£1,119/wk Short breaks, luxury, hot tubs
Tencreek Holiday Park, Looe, Cornwall 2-3 bed   Coast NY YNY YY YN YY YY £161-695/wk Short breaks, indoor pool
Hengar Manor, St Tudy, Bodmin, North Cornwall 2-4 beds   Rural YY YYY YN YN YY YY £179-819/wk Lodges, caravans, Hot tubs, tennis
Hoburne Doublebois Holiday Park, Liskeard 1-3 beds   Rural YY YYY NY YN YN YY   Golf, fishing, tennis onsite
Atlantic Reach, nr Newquay, North Cornwall 2 & 4 beds   Coast Rural YY YYY YN YN YY YY £440-1,695/wk Cottages, hot tubs, indoor & outdoor pool, tennis

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