Rock Cottage is a self catering picturesque 16c waterside property set in one acre of grounds with a glorious view and no neighbours! Relax completely in our comfortable home away from home and also enjoy boating in Peggy, the private jetty and foreshore as well as the large garden and woodland.

Birdlife - fishing - kayaking - sailing - rowing - paddle boarding - walking - wild swimming - relaxing!

The cottage has three bedrooms which includes the separate Garden Room and sleeps 4 adults plus 2 children. Come and experience the idyllic Mawgan Creek of the Helford River in South West Cornwall. The perfect place for couples and families to holiday and discover the Lizard Peninsula.


  • Riverside private foreshore and jetty, boat included
  • Character cottage/accommodation with large garden
  • Great location for sandy beaches, coves & gardens
  • Ground floor bedroom - Garden Room
  • Inclusive rates and Superfast Broadband
  • Payment accepted by: BACS/internet banking, Stripe & PayPal
  • Children welcome
  • Shop, restaurant/pub a short walk. Others closeby
  • Managed and prepared by the owners
  • Out of season short breaks - choose any start date
  • One or two well behaved dogs accepted
  • Rate reduction when payment made by BACS/internet banking

About Rock Cottage...

Rock Cottage is an established and family run holiday rental property which for 67 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 and the gentle lapping of the tidal Mawgan Creek occasionally break the silence. Away from the crowds and 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 from Easter to late October.


If you can tear yourself away, 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 footpath, good places to eat and drink and lots more.

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

Dogs at Rock Cottage

We welcome up to two well behaved pets by arrangement only and subject to our Terms and Conditions being agreed to by the owner. Please let us know if you wish to bring your dog with you to our property.

South West Cornwall is ideal for dog walking. We can advise you on which beaches and places to eat and drink where dogs are accepted.

What it's like to holiday on South West Cornwall's Helford River...

The below extracts from guest comments gives you an idea of what there is to see and do whilst staying at Rock Cottage!

"We loved Rock Cottage and the beautiful Mawgan Creek, the constant seaside chorus & rhythm of the tide offering wonderful distractions; crabbing, exploring the river with Peggy, paddle boarding under bridges and feeding the fat wood pigeon amongst many other little friends; remote yet so quickly connected to the best of Cornwall’s beaches...this is Cornwall at her beautiful best. ... This really is one of the most magical places we have ever stayed. We loved the peace and quiet, and the wonderful view of the creek. We found beautiful beaches, boating, coastal paths and body boarding all in a short distance along with some tasty eateries!"