• A super place to sit and enjoy breakfast, lunch and supper!
  • Picturesque - Rock Cottage
  • Watch the tide ebb and flow
  • Early morning - the magical Mawgan Creek
  • Easter time and the Cornish Primroses are flowering once again
  • English Bluebells on the banks
  • The Creek during the winter months
  • Birdlife to fascinate you
  • Colourful flower beds and pots in the garden
  • The creek in December
  • April 2018 and Peggy awaits the tide
  • Waterside retreat
  • Ever-changing landscape on Mawgan Creek
  • October 2018 - another warm autumn day
  • Autumn on the creek
  • Amazing unspoilt view from the garden

Rock Cottage is a 16th century waterside self catering property by the peaceful shores of the Mawgan Creek of the Helford River, (Lizard Peninsula), South West Cornwall.

Last Minute Spring Short Breaks: 3+ nights February & March. Contact us on 01326 221 123 to discuss your preferred dates.

Rock Cottage is an established and family run holiday rental property which for over 50 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 64 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 80 Excellent 5* reviews from very satisfied guests on HomeAway, what more can we say! Except, do come and experience it for yourself.