21 Best Barn Conversions - Holiday Cottages to Rent

When you picture your perfect Cornish holiday cottage chances are it has solid stone walls, oozes charm, rural views and is cosy, yet has all the mod-cons. That pretty much describes a barn conversion down to a tee - throw in a woodburner and, if you're lucky, a hot tub and you have the perfect, romantic accommodation for your holiday in Cornwall.

As the name suggests these beautiful cottages are converted from fromer farm buildings, usually barns, but sometimes stables, granaries or even cow sheds. And they really do come in all shapes and sizes - from diminutive single bedroom snugs right up to 4 or even 6 bedroom properties sleeping groups of 10+ people. In addition virtually all our barn conversion holiday rentals come with  a garden where you can enjoy some al-fresco dining and let the kids run free.

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Barn Conversions to Rent

  • The Shippon

    From £375.00
    St Breward
    Sleeps 4 | 2 bedrooms

    Perfect for a family and your beloved dog, The Shippon is perfectly placed on Bodmin Moor with a wealth of Cornish attractions to explore in the area.
    All on the ground floor:Open plan living...

  • Chapel Barn

    From £425.00
    Sleeps 4 | 2 bedrooms

    Chapel Barn is in a peaceful rural setting and is ideal for exploring both the north and south coasts of Cornwall. Located just metres from the beautiful Camel Trail, this former threshing barn,...

  • The Blue Door Barn

    From £399.00
    Sleeps 2 | 1 bedrooms

    Perfect for a couple, The Blue Door Barn gives easy access to all of Cornwall with the coast, quaint villages and many attractions waiting to be discovered.
    Tucked away down a long, unmade...

  • Cascaddon Cottage

    From £445.00
    Sleeps 6 | 3 bedrooms

    Situated in central Cornwall, Cascadden is perfect for families and couples to explore the north and south coasts with pretty villages and beautiful sandy beaches.
    Cascadden is a gorgeous...

  • Onan

    From £341.00
    St Breward
    Sleeps 4 | 2 bedrooms

    Enjoy a peaceful holiday from this property, or venture out and explore beautiful Bodmin Moor.
    This pet-friendly barn is set in a secluded and peaceful valley on the edge of Bodmin Moor....

  • The Stables By The Sea

    From £509.00
    Sleeps 4 | 2 bedrooms

    A surfers paradise, only seconds from the beach with a pub serving local ales and food served on the terrace.
    Steps to entrance. Two beamed double bedrooms, each with 6ft zip & link beds (...

  • Damson Cottage

    From £395.00
    Sleeps 3 | 2 bedrooms

    Damson Cottage is an endearing holiday home in the north of Cornwall with many seaside resorts and fishing villages to explore nearby.
    A beautifully appointed snug cottage within a small...

  • Chy Rond

    From £639.00
    St Austell
    Sleeps 7 | 4 bedrooms

    This barn conversion lies close to many beaches and cycle trails, making it the perfect base for outdoor enthusiasts looking for a great area to explore.
    This spacious barn conversion lies in a...

  • Cider Cottage

    From £529.00
    Sleeps 5 | 3 bedrooms

    Explore the ½-acre of private woodland in the grounds, or venture further afield and enjoy the attractions of Plymouth.
    This former cider apple barn, situated within the owners’ grounds, has...

  • Welly's Wallow

    From £245.00
    Port Isaac
    Sleeps 2 | 1 bedrooms

    With a lawned garden and a cosy wood burner, this detached barn conversion is great for holidays in all seasons.
    Welly’s Wallow is a spacious, detached barn conversion, perfect for couples of...

  • Rosehendra

    From £440.00
    Sleeps 4 | 2 bedrooms

    A gorgeous country retreat in delightful woodland surroundings.
    Tucked away in its own little corner of paradise, you’ll find Rosehendra, a country cottage where you can get away from the...

  • Smugglers Cottage

    From £369.00
    St Just
    Sleeps 2 | 1 bedrooms

    Oozing character this beautiful barn conversion, has sea views, Pendeen Lighthouse, famous crown mines, coastal path and Cape Cornwall are all nearby. This beautifully appointed, single-storey...

  • The Smithy

    From £489.00
    Sleeps 2 | 1 bedrooms

    A romantic and rural retreat with a story to tell, making this stunning property, once the miners workshop, an ideal holiday base.
    All on ground floor: Open-plan living/dining room with wood-...

  • Chywood Barn

    From £479.00
    Sleeps 2 | 1 bedrooms

    Take a break with a special someone to this truly rural setting. Sit back and relax whilst indulging in the peace and quiet that surrounds.
    If you want a rural retreat with absolute peace and...

  • Woolbarn

    From £592.00
    Sleeps 2 | 1 bedrooms

    With sweeping coastal views, this single-storey, detached barn conversion provides cosy and comfortable holiday accommodation that’s a dream retreat for couples.
    Step to entrance. All on the...

  • Rock Barn

    From £285.00
    Sleeps 2 | 1 bedrooms

    Ideal cosy retreat for a couple, conveniently located in a central position on the North Cornwall Coast.
    This lovely barn conversion, attached to the owner’s home, is surrounded by countryside...

  • Helston
    Sleeps 4 | 2 bedrooms

    Here you won’t just be a little content; you’ll be rested, relaxed and revitalised. The indoor pool and peaceful location will make sure of that. All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen...

  • Daffodil

    From £429.00
    Sleeps 5 | 2 bedrooms

    Enjoy a relaxing holiday at this rural property, or venture out and explore both the south and north Cornwall coasts.
    Ground Floor:Open plan living space.
    Living area: With wood burner,...

  • Trescowthick Barn

    From £1428.00
    Sleeps 11 | 5 bedrooms

    Less than 3 miles from some of Cornwall’s best beaches, Crealy Adventure Park, Lappa Valley Steam Railway, Dairyland, Newquay Zoo and Treice House all close by.
    Set deep in the beautiful...

  • Willow Barn

    From £449.00
    Sleeps 4 | 2 bedrooms

    This ’upside down’ cottage is ideal for couples or a small family with many attractions to keep everyone entertained.
    Willow Barn is quite simply lovely! It is a very well presented and...

  • The Granary

    From £338.00
    Sleeps 4 | 2 bedrooms

    Upside-down style detached cottage in quiet, peaceful location, but within 4 miles of the historic town of Launceston. A peaceful escape, The Granary sits amidst glorious countryside within the...