Surrounded by fields and rolling hills, and featuring an enclosed garden, this is a safe, elegant choice for families. The main cottage has three bedrooms, and a fourth is contained in a stylish garden building. From £750 per week.
Hobbit House is one of three cobwood roundhouses tucked away in the grounds of a hippy retreat. Each one is fully furnished with boho beds, wood-burners and compost toilets; showers are shared. From £75 per night.
YHA Eden Project
Situated within view of the Eden Project, this YHA offers a choice of accommodation: Snoozeboxes (made from recycled shipping containers), a campsite and a marquee. From £29 per night.
Pedn Billy Boathouse
A thatched cottage on the banks of the Helford River, Pedn Billy Boathouse is the ultimate retreat, surrounded by woodland and its own private beach. The decor is seaside-chic and the two bedrooms overlook the water. From £540 per week.
Published in the November 2016 issue of National Geographic Traveller (UK)