Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Helford getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Helford with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Helford

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Helford a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cornish Seal Sanctuary (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Penjerrick (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Bonython Estate Gardens (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Castle Beach (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Falmouth Aquarium (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Flambards (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Helford

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Helford is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Trebah Gardens (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Glendurgan Garden (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Carwinion House and Garden (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Potager Garden (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Maenporth Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Penjerrick (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Helford

The nearest airport is in Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), located 24.7 mi (39.8 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Helford?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,118 vacation rentals near Helford. From 499 Cottages to 342 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Helford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Helford?

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

  • Kynance Cove: 2,262 vacation rentals
  • Perranporth Beach: 4,886 vacation rentals
  • Maenporth Beach: 3,546 vacation rentals
  • St. Mawes Castle: 3,468 vacation rentals
  • Porthleven Beach: 3,422 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Helford 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 Cottages in Helford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 499 Cottages in Helford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Helford include:

  • Houses: 342 rentals available
  • Cabins: 499 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 499 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Helford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 123 vacation rentals with pool available in Helford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.