Secluded cottages to escape the everyday

This selection of secluded cottages are very close to the coastal footpath and sheltered coves. They're great bases for walking and adventures further afield can begin at the nearby harbour town of Falmouth with its ferry links to Truro and St Mawes.

The small former gardener's bothy at Bosloe in Cornwall is tucked into the woodland garden

The Bothy at Bosloe House 

Just a stone's throw away from the coastal footpath, the Bothy at Bosloe is a peaceful, relaxing spot for a short break or longer holiday.

Chenhalls Barn in Cornwall has views out onto Falmouth Bay

Chenhalls Barn 

Just outside the village of Mawnan Smith and only four miles from the lively harbour town of Falmouth, this converted barn is well suited for family holidays near the sea.

The whitewashed walls and stone structure of Glebe Cottage in Cornwall

Glebe Cottage 

The only thing to disturb the tranquility of this former church barn will be the peal of bells from nearby Mawnan Church.

The little thatched building at Wood Cottage in Cornwall used to be an apple store

Wood Cottage 

Tucked in woodland between two secluded beaches, Wood Cottage was once an apple store for Glendurgan when it contained productive orchards. There are relaxing views up the Helford River.