Harbour Holidays

Cornish granite walls weathered through history, century-old beams cutting across the ceiling, and rediscovered charm in every corner – Coxswain’s is a fisherman’s cottage with a story to tell.

From its hidden fireplaces brought back to their former glory, to its antique church pews perfect for elbow-to-elbow dining ­­– you can literally feel Cornwall’s heritage in the 150-year-old cottage. Take a load off in the lounge, feel the cool touch of slate floors as you pad through to the refitted kitchen or get lost in a book under beams, some of which were salvaged from old fishing boats. Kept in the same family for over five generations, all of which have been involved with Padstow’s lifeboat, this cottage stays true to its past, while embracing the quality standards of modern living.

  • Central heating throughout
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Garden / Patio / Courtyard
  • Gas/electric fires
  • Gas/electricity included
  • Gold Award
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing facilities
  • Linen and towels included
  • Microwave oven
  • No Pets Permitted
  • No Smoking
  • Television
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi

Holiday home comprises:

Total Number of Bedrooms : 2
Total Number of bathrooms / WC's : 1
Number of Dogs Permitted : No pets permitted

Ground Floor

Living/dining area with TV and DVD player and kitchen with gas oven and hob and a standard size fridge and separate standard size freezer.

First Floor

1 twin bedroom and a bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC, washbasin and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 1: A twin bedroom (3ft beds)

Second Floor

1 double bedroom.
Bedroom 2: A double bedroom (4ft 6” bed)


Courtyard garden and shed.


There is no parking at Coxswains Cottage, please click here for details of where you can park in Padstow.

Linen and Towels

This property provides linen and towels.
Linen changed weekly.
Please bring your own beach towels.
(All duvets and pillows are synthetic)

Arrival and Departure

Access is via a keysafe and details will be sent to you before your arrival.

Arrival Time:   From 16:00pm
Departure Time:    By 10:00am



There is central heating throughout.


WIFI & Broadband is available.
Harbour Holidays cannot be held responsible for the WIFI connection as we are reliant on external parties for this.


Please read through your directions as these will change from year to year.
The accessibility statement can be found in the information tab above.
Bed sizes and facilities can change without notice, although we will endeavour to update.Church Lane is mostly residential terraced cottages and excessive noise levels will not be tolerated by adjacent neighbours.
No smoking
Gas and electric are included in your holiday cost.
Care must be taken with young children as the stairs are very steep and narrow, also care must be taken in the master bedroom on the second floor as there is no door to the bedroom and there is a rope banister.

"Perfect! We would love to stay again! Very impressed! This is a beautiful cottage and we have really enjoyed our stay…I can’t find a single fault!"

"Beautiful house, great location, lovely street, cosy, safe, comfortable and such tasteful decor. Thank you!"

Book yourself a massage whilst you are on holiday with Coastal Massage Cornwall, Elle will come to your holiday home – she can help you relax at the start of your stay, so you can the most of your holiday!
Elle offers the Raynor Massage technique which aims to find the source of tension within the body and remove it. It’s so effective because it works on both a physical and energetic level.

The Cornish Italian offers a variety of Italian meal boxes which include breadsticks, delicious homemade pasta dishes and their iconic tiramisu.
Freshly prepared, the dishes can be re-heated in minutes so save yourself having to cook for yourself during your stay and treat yourself to some Cornish Italian dishes.

Booking and Availability

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