Homely 1 and 2-bed holiday cottages in beautiful Cornwall
Dogs welcome with plenty of space to run on the field
Generous welcome hamper with home-baked treats
Nespresso coffee machines in cottages for delicious coffee
Enjoy drinks in the summerhouse by the lake
Woodburners in cottages, generous starter pack provided
Mid-week fresh towels delivered to your cottage
3 acres of gardens and fields as well as private outdoor space
Enjoy fishing on the large well-stocked lake
Say hello to Doris our resident duck
Enjoy freshly laid eggs from the girls
Visit the sheep up on the field
Lots of beaches to run the dogs
Luscious Lantic Bay
Fancy a spot of seal spotting?
Lovely Looe Cornwall
Pretty Polperro Cornwall

If you're looking for a tranquil spot within easy reach of beautiful beaches, and plenty of attractions and activities, then this is the place for you.

Ashen Cross Holiday Cottages Cornwall have been welcoming guests for over 15 years but underwent significant renovations in 2015 when Geoff and Tracy took over. The new owners work hard to help guests make the very most of their precious holiday time. Whilst respecting guests’ privacy, Tracy and Geoff are on hand to offer suggestions, answer questions and solve any problems – there’s often additional treats too!

Guests at Ashen Cross Holiday Cottages Cornwall enjoy...

  • Beautifully converted stone built barns offering home-from-home comforts with additional luxuries
  • Being close to Looe, Polperro and Fowey
  • Home baked bread, scones, and additional treats
  • Mid-week fresh towels
  • Private, enclosed outdoor space with comfortable garden furniture
  • Over 3 acres of wildlife-friendly grounds to explore, including a field for walking dogs and 2 fresh-water lakes
  • Summerhouse over the lake with well-stocked honesty bar – a perfect spot to sit and soak up the natural world
  • Easy access to the beautiful Cornish coast, traditional fishing villages, modern bustling towns and a range of tourist attractions and activities.

Each cottage has...

  • Wood-burning stove with generous starter pack - additional packs available on request
  • Nespresso Coffee machine with capsules
  • Dishwasher
  • Weber BBQ – just bring the food - we supply everything else you need
  • Wifi via Super-fast Broadband.

Our welcome pack includes...

  • Fresh home-baked scones and bread
  • Butter, jam and clotted cream to enjoy with your scones – jam first, don’t forget!
  • Local beer and cider, as well as a bottle of milk to get you started
  • A generous range of teas, coffees and sugars/sweeteners.

Ashen Cross Holiday Cottages Cornwall welcomes dogs*, we’ll even provide them with their own welcome hamper. Dogs with energetic owners will find plenty to explore both here and in the surrounding area. We can advise on best beaches and dog-friendly trips.
*We charge an additional £20 per dog per stay, please ask when you enquire.

Ashen Cross Holiday Cottages Cornwall offer guests private fishing on our fresh-water lake - previous guests report they've had some of their best ever fishing days down here. Fishing guests must have an up-to-date fishing licence.

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Location, location, location

  • The 2 cottages and the Owners’ barn are in the small hamlet of Ashen Cross, Cornwall down a small lane from the B3359.
  • We are just half a mile from the village of Pelynt which has 2 great convenience stores, post office, local butcher, local craft shop, a thriving village pub and friendly social club.
  • We are less than 2 miles from the stunning South Coast of Cornwall.
  • The stunning beach at Talland Bay and the quintessential fishing village of Polperro are just a 40 minute walk, with the bustling seaside town of Looe less than 3 miles away.
  • Beautiful Fowey is just over 7 miles using the regular Bodinnick ferry crossing.
  • The Eden Project is 18 miles away.
  • The Lost Gardens of Heligan are 28 miles away.


The calendar shows the nights when each of our cottages are occupied - Green shows which nights the Owl is occupied and Yellow shows which nights the Court is occupied. If there is no colour the cottage is available for you to request a booking. If the dates you require are shown as not available, or you are unsure about availability, please do still get in touch - we would love the opportunity to help you secure your holiday.

Travel Links

Whilst you may want to drive to us and enjoy the use of your car during your stay, we are mindful that this is not always the case.
  • We are 40 minutes from Newquay airport where car hire is easily available
  • We are 20 minutes from Liskeard train station – mainline from London Paddington
  • We are less than 3 miles from Looe branch line railway station
  • We have excellent links with local taxi companies
  • We have a bus stop within 400 metres with links to local public transport network