Destination guide

Take in the oceanfront beauty of Cornwood

The gardens and ocean views create a pretty picture of Cornwood. This walkable and relaxing city entices travelers with its bars and restaurants. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Cornwood

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Cornwood has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Marine Aquarium (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • National Maritime Aquarium (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Tinside Lido (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • China Fleet Country Club (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Woodlands Leisure Park (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cornwood

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cornwood is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stoke Beach (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Hoe Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Wembury Beach (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Bigbury-on-Sea Beach (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Burgh Island (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)

How many vacation rentals are available around Cornwood?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 596 house rentals around Cornwood. From 188 Houses to 101 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Cornwood is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Cornwood?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Cornwood. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Burgh Island: 2,388 home rentals
  • Salcombe Maritime Museum: 2,467 home rentals
  • University of Plymouth: 2,304 home rentals
  • Coombestone Tor: 3,214 home rentals
  • Castle Drogo: 1,286 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cornwood listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cornwood?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 188 Houses in Cornwood. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cornwood include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 101 lodging choices
  • Villas: 2 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 252 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cornwood?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 58 vacation homes with pool available in Cornwood.