Short breaks in Cornwall

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

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. Start planning your Cornwall short break today.

 

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

We have 511 self-catering cottages in Cornwall available for a Short Break

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £368

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Warm and toasty, Ellas Pottery awaits you for your romantic break away enjoying the peace and plenty of this far western setting. The detached cottage is on one level with unde...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £368

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £369

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Packed with character, charm and comfort, Little St Hugh is a cosy retreat for two, tucked away in the pretty village of Boscastle, that will have you leaving your worries behind f...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £369

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £370

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Just, West Cornwall.


Stunningly gorgeous, this former miner’s terraced cottage has been transformed into a beautiful retreat for couples looking for something extra special. In the cosy sitting-room a ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £370

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £372

1 bedroom thatched cottage with sea views in Coverack, West Cornwall.


For over 300 years The Loft has been standing on the south side of Coverack bay keeping watch over the ever-changing moods of the sea. A former fishermen’s net loft skilfully conve...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £372

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £372 *

large 2 bedroom, rural dog friendly converted barn near Looe, South Cornwall.


Once a stone-built mill house, Millers has been lovingly transformed into a wonderfully comfortable holiday home. Top quality furnishings, WiFi access and a warming wood-burner com...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £372 *

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £376

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Portscatho, Cornwall.


This lovely stone-built barn is set back from an unspoilt country lane just outside the harbourside village of Gerrans. One of just two recently renovated barns (Long Linhay (3142)...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £376

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  • 5% off

    21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £536.00 £509.20

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £376

1 bedroom apartment with sea views near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Seeking the ultimate romantic hideaway? Then Polmina will become your best-kept secret! Perfect for couples seeking tranquility by the sea, the property is ideally located for coas...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £376

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £377

Cabin in the woods sleeping 2 near St Agnes, North Cornwall.


So nearly a treehouse but so much more, The Cabin at Wrinklers Wood is tucked into a beautiful sheltered hillside setting, perched up high and lulled by the sound of rustling leave...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £377

We’re a Visit England Quality Accredited Agency for our high standards in holiday letting.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £378

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Gerrans.


Spaven Mor is a brand new timber-clad cottage situated in the grounds of the friendly village pub, The Royal Standard, in Gerrans. This single-storey former workshop has been beaut...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £378

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  • 10% off

    21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £540.00 £486.00

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £382

1 bedroom, cottage with hot tub near the beach, Helford, West Cornwall.


The mouth of the Helford River can be seen as you approach the hamlet of Tregarne, reminding you how close you are to the coast. Those in search of peace and plenty need look no fu...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £382

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