Holiday Cottages

Self Catering Accommodation around the Helford River

No matter what time of the year you decide to visit, or how many people are coming to stay, there will almost certainly be a self catering property to suit your needs close to the Helford - from family friendly houses to romantic tucked-away cottages for two.


Mawnan Holiday Cottages, pic: Penwarne LodgeMawnan Smith

Home to some of Cornwall’s most famous gardens, Mawnan is bounded by the sea on two sides yet remains a distinctly pastoral parish.



Port Navas Holiday Cottages, pic: Glen AvonPort Navas

Cornwall can certainly boast plenty of lovely waterside villages, but the hamlet of Port Navas must surely be one of its prettiest.



Constantine Self Catering, pic: Jackdaw CottageConstantine

This bustling little village is full of charming granite cottages, all of which are testament to its former importance in quarrying and mining.



Manaccan Self Catering, pic: Rose CottageManaccan

Few who have been to Manaccan will deny that it is one of the most beautiful rural parishes anywhere in the country. And well off-the-beaten-track, too.



Helford Village Holiday CottagesHelford Village

The settlement from which the river gets its name can only be described as “enchanting”. Indeed, it must surely be one of Britain’s most beautiful villages.



Maenporth Holiday Cottages, pic: View from House at MaenporthMaenporth

Close to the river yet benefiting from a family-friendly sandy cove, the Maenporth area has plenty of contemporary holiday lets to choose from.



Mawgan Self Catering, pic: Bishop's QuayMawgan and St. Martin

Perfect for exploring the south of the river and wider West Cornwall area alike, both Mawgan and St. Martin are charming rural villages amid splendid scenery.



Gweek Holiday Cottages, pic: CreeksideGweek

Right at the head of the Helford’s tidal reach, Gweek is also home to the famous Seal Sanctuary and an ideal base from which to explore both banks of the river.