Short breaks in Cornwall

Cornwall can provide the ultimate holiday when you just need to get away, with a cottage for a short break.

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Cornwall is perfect for that long-awaited weekend break or mid-week breather. With everything from lush countryside to beautiful coastal scenes, there is plenty for you to fall in love with. Whether you’re looking for a seaside cottage or a cosy country retreat, our luxury self-catering Cornish cottages will provide you with the perfect little getaway. We even have a number of beautiful baby-friendly and dog-friendly cottages, so you can celebrate with the whole family and enjoy some down time.

 

Spring and Autumn Breaks in Cornwall

Spring and Autumn in Cornwall provide the benefits of a mild climate alongside a peaceful pace as summer crowds fade away. Step into obscurity and spend three or four days surrounded by unparalleled natural beauty.

 

Summer Short Breaks

Summer in Cornwall is blue skies, a warm sun, a gentle sea breeze whispering across your skin and the stuff that dreams are made of.

 

Christmas in Cornwall

Why not turn your Christmas into the memory of a lifetime by booking a short break in Cornwall. We have a number of beautiful cottages that will leave you totally enchanted at this festive time of year.

 

New Year Breaks in Cornwall

With celebrations taking place all over Cornwall, you’ll only ever be a stone’s throw away from great times and wonderful memories.

 

Winter Breaks in Cornwall

With its warm oceanic climate, winters in Cornwall are some of the warmest in the country. Summer crowds have disappeared and wanderers are often treated to entire stretches of coast path and beaches to themselves. Dog restrictions have also been lifted off many beaches, so you can bring your four-legged friend along too.

 

We have 485 holiday cottages only a short drive away, for a much needed short break in Cornwall. That well-deserved time off will finally be yours.

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We have 485 self-catering cottages in Cornwall available for a Short Break

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  • Little Dorritt - Holiday Cottage - Sennen
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    1 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Sennen, West Cornwall.
    Sleeps 2 + cotFriday changeover
    Regret no petsPrice per week £209 - £522
    This cosy dwelling lies opposite the steep path which winds its way down to picturesque Sennen Cove, its harbour and renowned surfing beach. Set in Mayon, a small hamlet high ...
     
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    Little Dorritt (2626)
    Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Rosemary Cottage - Holiday Cottage - 4.7 miles SE of Crantock
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    1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Crantock, North Cornwall.
    Sleeps 2 + cotFriday changeover
    Dogs welcomePrice per week £210 - £600
    Tucked away in the rural hamlet of Trevilson, only a few miles inland from north Cornwall’s breathtaking coastline, this delightful little cottage is the perfect bijou bolthole ...
     
    50.3624
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    Rosemary Cottage (3750)
    Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Prospect Cottage - Holiday Cottage - 3.6 miles W of Penzance
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    1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Penzance, West Cornwall.
    Sleeps 2 + cotFriday changeover
    Dogs welcome (1 only)Price per week £232 - £579
    Walkers and birdwatchers will enjoy the flora and fauna of the moors and wetlands surrounding Prospect Cottage, while both coastlines are less than a ten minute drive away. Soft ...
     
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    Prospect Cottage (2593)
    Sleeps 2 + cot
  • An Skyber - Holiday Cottage - 7.7 miles SW of St Ives
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    1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near St Ives, West Cornwall.
    Sleeps 2 + cotSaturday changeover
    Regret no petsPrice per week £253 - £549
    With sea views across moorland to the Atlantic Ocean from the upper ground floor bedroom, this compact barn conversion will provide a perfect base from which to explore the west ...
     
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    An Skyber (2035)
    Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Bona-Vista - Holiday Cottage - Cadgwith
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    3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Cadgwith, Cornwall.
    Sleeps 6 + cotSaturday changeover
    Dogs welcome (1 only)Price per week £254 - £1060 *
    Picturesque Cadgwith Cove's friendly pub is just a mile down the (steep!) hill from the quiet little village of Ruan Minor – where semi-detached Bona-Vista lies within an easy ...
     
    * Includes 40% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 4 Nov and 9 Dec 2017. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are excluded at the discounted rate.
    49.9961
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    Bona-Vista (2650)
    Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Bay Retreat - Holiday Cottage - 1.1 miles SW of Falmouth
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    1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Falmouth.
    Sleeps 2Friday changeover
    Dogs welcome (1 only)Price per week £257 - £540
    This stylish contemporary apartment has views towards the sea at Swanpool beach on the outskirts of Falmouth. A 10 minute walk down through grassy playing fields and quiet lanes ...
     
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    Bay Retreat (3227)
    Sleeps 2
  • Winwalloe Cottage - Holiday Cottage - 6.2 miles NW of Looe
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    2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.
    Sleeps 4 + cotFriday changeover
    Dogs welcomePrice per week £258 - £768 *
    Tucked down a leafy lane with birdsong in the air, the rural tranquility of this pretty semi-detached cottage will delight those looking for a break from busy daily lives. Just ...
     
    * Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 4 Nov and 16 Dec 2017. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.
    50.4331
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    Winwalloe Cottage (3774)
    Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Lee Cottage - Holiday Cottage - 6.2 miles NW of Looe
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    2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.
    Sleeps 4 + cotFriday changeover
    Dogs welcomePrice per week £267 - £796 *
    What a delightful getaway this is, set down a tree-lined lane amid the tranquility of beautiful countryside. With rustling leaves and birdsong as a background lullaby, you will ...
     
    * Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 4 Nov and 16 Dec 2017. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.
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    Lee Cottage (3842)
    Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Streamside Mill - Holiday Cottage - 3.5 miles N of Sennen
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    1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach near Sennen.
    Sleeps 2 + cotSaturday changeover
    Dogs welcome (1 only)Price per week £270 - £675
    Traditional granite steps lead up to the spacious first floor, open plan accommodation at Streamside Mill. St Just, where you will find eclectic galleries, pubs and restaurants, ...
     
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    Streamside Mill (2988)
    Sleeps 2 + cot
  • The Lobster Pot - Holiday Cottage - The Lizard
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    1 bedroom cottage near the beach in The Lizard, West Cornwall.
    Sleeps 2Friday changeover
    Regret no petsPrice per week £270 - £510
    Located on the edge of Lizard village within walking distance of the sea, a selection of pubs, restaurants, cafes and shops, this small but perfectly formed studio attached to ...
     
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    The Lobster Pot (3302)
    Sleeps 2
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