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 accommodation options 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 holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Helston a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 highlights

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 centre:

  • 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)
Transport

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 centre.

Where to stay near Helston?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,744 holiday rentals near Helston. From 535 Houses to 822 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Helston for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Helston?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Helston. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Loe Bar Beach: 3,092 holiday rentals
  • Mullion Cove Harbour: 2,777 holiday rentals
  • Poldhu Cove: 2,876 holiday rentals
  • Polurrian Beach: 2,798 holiday rentals
  • Kynance Cove: 2,121 holiday 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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Helston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 535 Houses in Helston. Our other popular types of Helston holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 822 holiday houses
  • Barns: 72 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 268 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Helston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 154 holiday homes with pool available in Helston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.