Launceston Cottages

This beautiful market town close to the Devon border is rich in history and culture. The town's castle, built in the 11th century, is a must-visit attraction and offers stunning views over the town and the surrounding countryside. Explore the town's narrow streets and discover a variety of independent shops, cafes, and restaurants, offering a unique and charming shopping and dining experience. For nature lovers, Launceston is surrounded by stunning scenery, including the nearby Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which offers a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, and wildlife watching. With the largest selection of Cornish holiday accommodation, we have something for everyone. From affordable to luxurious, from dog-friendly to child-friendly for large families and groups of friends wanting to celebrate to cosy Cornish hideaways perfect for two. Launceston is a hidden gem that is well worth a visit, so search our hand-picked collection of Launceston cottages today.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in our cottages in Launceston

Launceston offers a blend of heritage, stunning landscapes, and outdoor activities. Positioned near the Devon border, Launceston serves as a gateway to Cornwall, making it an ideal starting point for exploring the region's attractions. Explore nearby attractions such as the historic Tintagel Castle, associated with the legend of King Arthur, and the picturesque fishing villages along the Cornish coast. If you're drawn to stunning beaches, wildlife, historical significance, or the relaxed Cornish lifestyle, Hayle offers a mix of natural beauty and cultural experiences. Our Hayle holiday cottages deliver an authentic Cornish retreat. With a wide selection of Cornwall cottages, we have the ideal holiday home for you.

Here are the top five things to see and do in our cottages in Launceston:

Take a tour around Launceston Castle

Explore Launceston Castle, a well-preserved Norman motte-and-bailey castle that offers panoramic views of the town and surrounding countryside. Discover its history and enjoy the scenic vantage point.

Discover Lawrence House Museum

Visit the Lawrence House Museum, a charming 18th-century townhouse that showcases local history, art, and crafts. The museum provides insights into Launceston's past.

Visit du Maurier's Jamaica Inn

Venture to the nearby Jamaica Inn, made famous by Daphne du Maurier's novel. This historic inn offers a museum, exhibitions, and a glimpse into the world of smugglers and tales of the past.

Explore the Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre

Experience the Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre, where you can see and learn about otters, deer, and other local wildlife. The centre also offers beautiful natural surroundings.

Take a ride on the Launceston Steam Railway

Take a ride on the Launceston Steam Railway, which offers a nostalgic journey through the Cornish countryside aboard vintage steam locomotives.