The South West Coast Path winds its way along 300 miles of Cornwall’s spectacular coastline. With captivating wild beauty, it makes its way through picturesque villages, historic harbours, ancient landscapes, and breath taking seascapes.

Whether you’re waking up to panoramic views of the Atlantic or stepping out into the charm of a quaint fishing village, here’s a pick of some of our top cottages with unparalleled access to some of Cornwall’s most iconic coastal paths. Step from one of our curated cottages and embark on a journey along the South West Coast Path where each steps unveils rugged cliffs, golden beaches and endless seas.

Cove Cottage, Cape Cornwall

Perched along the rugged Cape Cornwall coast path, this quaint cottage boasts stunning views of the Atlantic. Surrounded by the serenity of rocky outcrops, wildflower lined paths, crashing waves and fresh sea air, it is an idyllic retreat where you can explore the scenic peninsula that’s on your doorstep.

Sandy Acres, Gwithian

Tucked behind the enchanting dunes of Gwithian’s vast sandy beach, Sandy Acres is a collection of contemporary, coastal lodges, moments from the coast. With spacious open plan living and hot tubs on the deck, it’s a relaxing escape from daily life.

The Decks, Perranporth

Overlooking the beach in Perranporth, The Decks is a stylish getaway with beautiful views and a short walk from the sand dunes and coastal paths that will take you along this awe-inspiring corner of Cornwall to St Agnes and Holywell bay.

Gull High, Padstow

Sitting alongside the Camel Estuary and Rock beach, Gull High boasts sweeping views across the water. Within walking distance from Padstow’s fishing harbour, you can stroll down to the water’s edge and tuck into mouthwatering fish and chips or make your way along the shoreline towards Hawker’s Cove and Tregirls beach. You can also explore this lovely coast by sea and hop on a water taxi!

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Rolling Waves, Porth

Across from the picturesque sands and turquoise seas of Porth beach, between Newquay and Watergate Bay on the north Cornwall coast, is Rolling Waves. A spacious holiday home with room for friends and family to get together by the sea. The glorious coast path is just across the road, where you can cross the bridge to Porth Island and take in the stunning headland views.

Castle Cottage, Port Issac

A traditional Cornish cottage located in the heart of Port Isaac, with views across the harbour to Doc Martin’s famous cottage. Take a guided tour of the village, strolling the cobbled streets made famous by the BBC 1 drama or head along the picturesque coast path toward mystical Tintagel!

The Pink House, Bude

The Pink House is a stunning modern beach house just a stone’s throw from Crooklet’s beach in beautiful Bude. Mere moments from the South West Coast Path and National Trust Maer Down, a nature rich habitat with wildflower fields and far-reaching views! The stylish stay is a short stroll from Bude Sea Pool and and the pretty canal path too.

Far West, Sennen

Breath taking views await you at Far West, overlooking the tranquil waters of Sennen Cove. Open plan living and vast windows make the most of the mesmerising seascapes. A short walk will take you to Sennen harbourside, its sandy beach and the coastal path to Land’s End. You’ll find spectacular views on this walk through some of Cornwall’s most beautiful landscapes, bursting with flora and fauna!

North Minack, Porthcurno

Steeped in history, this beautiful home sits on the clifftops above the enchanting Porthcurno beach and spectacular Minack Theatre. Sit back, relax and admire the everchanging ocean vista before you! Step onto the coast path in seconds, where you can meander along the scenic trails towards Pedn Vounder and Porthgwara, discovering sandy coves and impressive headlands on the way!

14 Bay View, Porthleven

A seaside sanctuary tucked behind the iconic clock tower in Porthleven, 14 Bay View sits on the harbourside along the coastal path that takes you west through the village and towards Praa Sands, or east towards The Lizard. After a rejuvenating ramble around the bay, return to the sea view terrace and watch the boats bobbing in the harbour with a glass in hand!

Argel Lowen, Mevagissey

Sitting atop the cliffs above Mevagissey’s picturesque harbour, Argel Lowen boasts magnificent views and is a stone’s throw from the coastal path that takes you across South Cornwall to Pentewan and historic Charlestown and its tall ships standing proudly in the harbour, made famous by Poldark.

Aspects Holidays is a Cornish holiday letting agency offering a wide range of properties, including sea-facing apartments, cosy romantic retreats, dog-friendly cottages and large family-friendly houses; there’s something for everyone. With holiday cottages across Cornwall and offices in Hayle, St Ives, Penzance, Porthleven, Mevagissey, Perranporth and Bude, they’re never far away if you need them!