Destination guide

The tropical setting of Helston is ready to explore

The countryside and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Helston. Well known for its fishing, bars and rowing, this welcoming city won't disappoint. 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

Activities and attractions in and around Helston

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Helston a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bonython Estate Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Cornish Seal Sanctuary (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Flambards (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Poldark Mine (6.7 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Penjerrick (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Castle Beach (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Helston

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Helston is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Land's End (22.8 mi / 36.6 km)
  • Bonython Estate Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Poldhu Cove (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Polurrian Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Loe Bar Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • The Loe (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Helston

Fly into Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), the closest airport, located 28.7 mi (46.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Helston?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,829 vacation rentals near Helston. From 852 Cottages to 852 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Helston for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Kynance Cove: 2,238 vacation rentals
  • Mullion Cove Harbour: 3,089 vacation rentals
  • The Loe: 3,441 vacation rentals
  • Bonython: 3,552 vacation rentals
  • The Old Cider Barn Arts and Crafts Centre: 2,944 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Helston 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 Helston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 852 Cottages in Helston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Helston include:

  • Bungalows: 852 rentals available
  • Houses: 534 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 278 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Helston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 198 vacation rentals with pool available in Helston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.