Classic holiday cottages in St Agnes, Cornwall

Cove Cottages is a family-run business spanning four generations. We specialise in quality self-catering holiday cottages in the beautiful Cornish village of St Agnes. We’d love to welcome you, your friends and family to The Hygge, Sea View, Pier Cot and the Mermaid’s Tale cottages.

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Mermaid’s Tale: St Agnes holiday cottage

Mermaid’s Tale is a gorgeous new build in the heart of the Cove with stunning views over the cliffs and Cove. It’s a cosy one-bedroom open plan property, with a large floor to ceiling window overlooking the sea.



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Pier Cot: St Agnes holiday cottage

Pier Cot is a cottage of character that dates from the early 1700s, originally as part of the adjoining Harbour Master’s house. The cottage comes fully furnished with one double bedroom, one twin room and bathroom with bath and shower.



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The Hygge, St Agnes holiday cottage

The Hygge is the first in our row of cottages overlooking the beach and has a wonderful amount of natural light pouring in from the windows. The cottage provides a clean, airy and relaxing atmosphere with far-reaching coastal views.



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Sea View

Sea View: St Agnes holiday cottage

This bright and airy cottage was originally a weighbridge for harbour trade imports and exports. It has two double bedrooms (one en-suite), and one twin. Rooms have uninterrupted views across the sea and along the coast.



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Guest Reviews

We’ve had a lovely week at Pier Cott. We feel really lucky to have been able to spend our annual week away together as a family here. Pier Cott is as beautiful as its location, and I think we would struggle to better it.

‘A lovely week’

We had a lovely time and enjoyed the Hygge and St Agnes. We found the honey outside and are very excited about the taste. Thank you very much for the honey, wine, coffee and flowers. We felt “at home” and would be happy to come again.

‘We felt at home’

All I can say is wow!! This place is incredible. This was our first stay in St Agnes and we were not disappointed. Parking out the front was a bonus. Inside was absolutely beautiful. Really lovely and modern and super spacious. Nice balcony with breathtaking views of the beach. Even on rainy days you can … Continue reading “‘This place is incredible!’”

‘This place is incredible!’

Natasha and Nick were perfect hosts, really friendly, helpful and accommodating. Mermaid’s Tale is just a dream! It is a truly stunning little gem with the most breathtaking views.  My partner and I stayed for a week with our two little four legged friends who just loved trundling about and people watching on the front … Continue reading “‘Just a dream’”

‘Just a dream’

The lovely clean beach is just a short walk away and swimming or jumping the waves was great; the beach being carefully manned by lifeguards during daytime hours. Everything was spotlessly clean and the sensible rules in place ensure that you feel safe from the dreaded Covid! We really cannot fault Mermaid’s Tale, it’s just … Continue reading “‘We didn’t want to leave’”

‘We didn’t want to leave’

Mermaid’s Tale is the most beautiful studio in the most beautiful location. Combined with the perfect hosts in Natasha and Nick, this makes for the perfect getaway for the most discerning sea loving traveller.

‘The perfect getaway’