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  • Rock Cottage
  • Down by the foreshore

Rock Cottage is a popular 16th century waterside self catering property standing alone and set in private grounds of an acre which border the magical Mawgan Creek of the Helford River on the Lizard Peninsula of South West Cornwall.

Thank you for visiting our secure Instant Book website which accepts payment by Bacs, internet banking, Stripe (debit/credit cards) or PayPal. No service charge fees! There is availability from Friday 13th November for autumn/winter breaks and long weekends. If you prefer a 3 night stay, get in touch to discuss. All weekly bookings for two persons in total automatically receive a discount. Booking holidays now for 2021.

CORONAVIRUS: If Government travel restrictions are re-introduced, we offer the choice of a later date in 2020, re-book in 2021 or a full refund. During these difficult times, it has become necessary to change and implement new ways in which we manage and operate at Rock Cottage. In line with recommended practices for rental homes, we have taken the necessary advice to safeguard you, ourselves and our future guests by introducing enhanced cleaning/sanitising, and all rooms will be sanitised by fogging.


Rock Cottage is an established and family run holiday rental property which for over 60 years has delighted hundreds of guests. The Cottage is over 400 years old and stands alone in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Unique, picturesque, a little piece of paradise with a magnificent exclusive view, this traditional Cornish property sits in an acre of private grounds. Built on a projecting rock foundation, it enjoys an elevated position with water frontage on two sides. This is a very special place where you can escape everyday life, unwind and relax.

Birdsong is your company here and the gentle lapping of the tidal Mawgan Creek occasionally breaks the silence. Away from the crowds offering you privacy at all times, you can enjoy its large terraced grounds and well tended waterside garden, woodland and a private foreshore where our sturdy rowing dinghy is moored. This beautiful holiday cottage comfortably accommodates four adults with two children or just a couple.

So, if you are looking for a special place, somewhere with no neighbours, owners or other properties in sight, just unspoilt views with peace and tranquillity, Rock Cottage has this and much more. The serene and ever-changing landscape will instantly captivate you!

If you can tear yourself away from here, within an easy 10 minute drive, you will soon discover the Lizard Peninsula and some of the finest sandy beaches in the area, National Trust gardens, the South West coastal footpaths, good places to eat and drink and lots more.

During our ownership of 65 years, hundreds of guests have taken a holiday at Rock Cottage and many return frequently knowing there is always something new to discover.

With over 100 Excellent 5* reviews from very satisfied guests on HomeAway, what more can we say! Except, do come and experience it for yourself.

For your convenience, we accept payment directly and securely by debit and credit cards.