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Helpful Holidays

Helpful Holidays offers a rich variety of self-catering holiday homes throughout this beautiful part of Cornwall.


Their properties include cosy cottages, stylish apartments and individual homes of great charm in picturesque harbours or sheltered creek-side settings, whilst others are tucked away in peaceful villages around the Fal estuary.

Helpful Holidays was founded over 30 years ago and their reputation has been built upon on a strict adherence to their core values; honesty, integrity, attention to detail and a tell-it-like-it-is approach.

They know how precious your holidays are and how important it is to find the right place to stay.
Their holiday cottages come with their wholehearted recommendation as great places for happy holidays; they've star rated and inspected them all.

Their experienced telephone team has first-hand knowledge of all the properties in the area (over 40 holiday homes for you to choose from in and around the Fal River area) and can guide you to your perfect holiday home.

If you want to talk to someone who has visited a particular property, just ask.
On their website you'll find full and frank descriptions and lots of large photos of all their holiday homes. There you can also check live availability and pricing, make a shortlist, share it with friends as well as book and pay securely for your holiday online.

But don't just take their word for all of the above. Helpful Holidays were recently awarded the prestigious Feefo British Travel Award for Excellence in Customer Service at the British Travel Awards, the 'Oscars' of the travel industry. They also won bronze in the 'Best Medium UK Holiday Cottage/Self- Catering Booking Company' category, the fifth year in succession they've finished in the top three.

Fal Estuary Cottages

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Latest News/Blogs from Helpful Holidays

Best Places to Stay Near the Beach

Best Places to Stay Near the Beach

From 22 July

Nothing is more British than a visit to the beach, especially when in Cornwall! We're lucky to be surrounded by stunning coastline and sandy seaside playgrounds wherever we look.

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What to do on Holiday in Cornwall

What to do on Holiday in Cornwall

From 6 July

We asked the guys at Helpful Holidays to put together their top things to do on holiday in Cornwall. If you could have the perfect holiday itinerary for your visit what would they include in it.

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Where to Stay of the Day: Herons Reach - Helpful Holidays

Where to Stay of the Day: Herons Reach - Helpful Holidays

3 June

There are so many fabulous properties from Helpful Holidays, around 600 in fact! A combination of cosy coastal cottages to large country houses, each personally inspected by the HH Team, it's so hard to choose!

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