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The 4 Best Converted Churches to Stay at in Cornwall

There’s something about embracing the original and there’s something about staying somewhere unique to really make your holiday special.  And staying in a converted church in Cornwall is a simply fabulous way to make your visit seriously exceptional.  Churches that have been converted to holiday accommodation have a huge sense of history and an incomparable atmosphere.  And what’s more, they are unique, and most are incredibly luxurious.  Here are the best converted churches to stay at in Cornwall.


So you want to sleep on hallowed ground?  Want to be inspired by the raised ceilings, stained glass windows and huge ancient beams?  And want to go home and tell everyone about the incredible converted Cornish chapel you just spent your holiday in?  Well, you’re in the right place for Cornish holiday accommodation which is truly extraordinary. 

The 4 Best Converted Chapels and Churches to Stay at in Cornwall

These are truly the most beautiful converted churches to stay at in Cornwall.

1. Frogwell Chapel, Cornwall

Frogwell Chapel is a beautiful converted chapel in the heart of the rural Tamar Valley.  This rural converted chapel combines architecture that dates back to 1864, with a contemporary renovation, meaning that you’re in for a real treat.   This Cornish converted chapel is a perfect base for two and provides all the luxuries you could ask for.  Frogwell Chapel comes with original high vaulted ceilings, stained glass arched windows and even the original pulpit in front of the stairs.  Take a look at this truly spectacular converted chapel in Cornwall.

This heavenly holiday home has a seriously well-appointed bespoke kitchen with amazing wooden worktops.  You’ll be able to relax in luxury in the Chesterfield sofas too, perhaps with the fire on in winter evenings.  There’s a king-sized bedroom and a glorious garden with a gas Weber bbq on the terrace which overlooks open fields. 

There’s a great pub and post office in Callington and also a convenience store.  Cornwall’s Frogwell Chapel is a fabulously romantic and unique getaway and you can check the prices of the Frogwell Chapel Cottage here.

Frogwell Chapel Cottage in Cornwall features

  • Ample off-road parking
  • Broadband Wi-Fi
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing Machine & a dryer
  • Smart TV with Freeview
  • Terrace & BBQ
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom

Key information about Frogwell Chapel Cottage in Cornwall

  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Pets are allowed; charged at £25.00 per pet, per week (owner may accept more dogs on request).

Are you looking for a perfect romantic base in accommodation with a difference? We highly recommend the Frogwell Chapel Cottage. Book your Cornish holiday in a Converted Chapel here! here.

2. Trevenning Chapel Holiday Cottage

Trevenning Chapel is situated in Port Isaac, just 45 minutes from Penzance, and provides spectacular scenery and an escape from busy lives. This Cornish converted chapel cottage is perfect for honeymooners, anniversaries, Valentine’s breaks, and those looking for a bit of peace and serenity. The converted chapel cottage has been beautifully renovated with technology and will please even the hardest to win over.  Take a look at some more of the features of Cornwall’s Trevenning Chapel here.

The Dining Room at this glorious converted chapel cottage is spacious with granite stone walls on the inside which add to the rustic feel, it has vaulted ceilings, is well-lit by chandeliers, and tastefully mixed modern and classic styles that blend seamlessly. This lovely converted Cornish chapel is private and well-screened from view.

There’s a large gothic-style window that provides sweeping scenic views and Trevenning Chapel cottage has a mezzanine floor, a cosy kitchen/dining area, a modern shower room, a separate WC, and sitting areas with leather settees for your comfort.  Outside, there’s a glorious English cottage garden and also a patio at the rear, along with sun loungers, and garden furniture for outdoor meals.

Trevenning Chapel Cottage is located 2 miles from the head of the Camel Trail and only 4 miles away from the sea,!Check availability here.

Trevenning Chapel Cottage in Cornwall features

  • Ample free parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing Machine
  • Smart TV
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Shared Lawn garden
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom

Key information about Trevenning Chapel Cottage in Cornwall

  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Pets are allowed; One pet is welcome at owners’ discretion, £20 per week

Read more reviews of Trevenning Chapel Cottage here

3. Beggars Roost Chapel Cottage

Beggars Roost Chapel Cottage is situated in Penhallow, a gloriously picturesque Cornish seaside town and it’s a truly lovely setting. Here, you can find the UK’s finest beaches within walking distance and some stunning views of this glorious countryside.

The open-plan kitchen of this converted church cottage in rural Cornwall has everything you need, there are arched windows providing plenty of light, and the fully equipped open-plan kitchen is fabulous, although there are also three great pubs within walking distance so you’re well catered for!  See more about what’s available at this gorgeous converted chapel cottage in Cornwall.

There are three bedrooms here, and all can be configured for either twin or super king double-sized. And you’ll want to bring the whole family, as there’s a great games room here, that includes table tennis, air hockey, pool, and a variety of games.  For chilling out, the lounge has a log-burning fireplace and reclining chairs and sofas.  Perfect.  All the family will love the adjoining ancient graveyard which is a haven for wildlife spotting!  Beggars Roost is the perfect spot to come and relax, enjoy good views, get away from all your worries, or even come and view some wildlife. See the location of Beggars Roost Chapel Cottage here.

Beggars Roost Chapel Cottage in Cornwall features

  • Off-road parking for four cars
  • Broadband Wi-Fi
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing Machine & Tumble dryer
  • Smart TV
  • Coal BBQ
  • Open fire/ Wood burner (first bag of logs provided for free).
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Games room
  • Cot/Highchair available
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom

Key information about Beggars Roost Chapel Cottage in Cornwall

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Pets are allowed (Two well-behaved dogs).

Beggars Roost Chapel Cottage provides an ideal location in a stunning part of the country; whether you’re looking to enjoy the area during summer, winter, or autumn, you’ll have a fabulous visit. Book your next Cornish Church holiday cottage here.

4. Swallows Roost Holiday Home, Cornwall

This wonderfully romantic and stylish interior of this spectacular retreat is perfectly located for a Cornish holiday.  Swallows Roost is part of a converted Chapel and is located in Greenbottom.  Converted churches tend to have a lot of open social spaces, and Swallows Roost is no exception the bespoke interior is absolutely delightful.  Check availability for this gorgeous Cornish holiday cottage here.

With a gloriously comfortable Chesterfield sofa in front of the wood-burning stove, this is a cosy open-plan living and dining room area.  The beautiful kitchen is fully equipped with all necessary appliances, including an American-style fridge freezer and utensils to create your perfect meal in no time.  You can see reviews of this gorgeous converted holiday cottage for two here.

This holiday cottage, which is part of a converted Cornish church sleeps two with a king-sized bedroom, that has an en-suite shower room.  There’s also a gorgeous roll-top slipper bathtub in the second bathroom.  Outside there is an enclosed front terrace with seating and roadside parking for three cars to the rear of the property. This is a delightful holiday cottage with a rural vibe and super amenities for your stay. You can check free dates here.

Swallows Roost in Cornwall features

  • Driveway parking for 3 cars adjacent to the property& electric car charging point
  • Broadband Wi-Fi
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing Machine and Dishwasher
  • Smart TV in the lounge and DAB radio in the kitchen area
  • Luxurious roll-top bath
  • Outdoor terrace with seating
  • Wood burner/ Open fire (first bag of logs provided for free).
  • Travel Cot/ High Chair available
  • Fully equipped kitchen

Key information about Swallows Roost in Cornwall

  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2 
  • Pets are allowed; Dogs are charged £20 each per full or part week.

Swallows Roost is perfect for a romantic getaway and you can check availability and book now before it goes!

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Final Words on the best 4 Converted Cornish Churches and Chapels for Holidays in Cornwall

There’s nothing better than having a memorable holiday.  Combine a visit to Cornwall with a stay in a converted Cornish chapel and you have the makings for an outstanding visit to England’s most south-westerly county.  These unique and stunning converted chapels in Cornwall are perfect for an unforgettable and luxurious holiday, what are you waiting for?

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