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 487 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 487 self-catering cottages in Cornwall available for a Short Break

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

7 nights from £385

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Padstow, North Cornwall.


Owlets is just perfection for two, its fresh and spacious interior coupled with an enviable location close to the north Cornish coast. Single-storey (ideal for less mobile guest...

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

7 nights from £385

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

7 nights from £385

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Padstow, North Cornwall.


Are you looking to get away from it all and have somewhere really special to retreat to? Then look no further, as Two Whitawoo is just perfect for two! Set in its own enclosed l...

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

7 nights from £385

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £385 *

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


Only a short drive from the north coast's long golden beaches stretching between Godrevy Point and St Ives, this beautiful little barn stands in rural tranquility just outside the ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £385 *

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  • 10% off

    27 Apr 2019 - 4 May 2019

    £405.75 £365.40

  • 10% off

    4 May 2019 - 11 May 2019

    £438.54 £395.10

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £386

Luxury glamping for 4 people, walking distance to a beach near Marazion


A wonderful beach, an excellent pub, a popular cafe and the spectacular South West Coast Path all on your doorstep, The Hideaway is the ideal retreat situated on the edge of the un...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £386

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

7 nights from £386

Rural cabin for 2 near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Tucked away in a quiet corner of the owners' smallholding, this cute cabin is perfect if you are seeking a romantic getaway or a bijou base for exploring this beautiful part of Cor...

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

7 nights from £386

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £386

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Penzance, West Cornwall.


This cosy terraced cottage is set beside the busy seafront of Penzance promenade. Warm and snug, with low ceilings and the added bonus of Sky television (including Sky Sports) and ...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £386

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £386

2 bedroom, rural cottage near the sea near Portreath, North Cornwall.


A tranquil location, pretty countryside, great beaches and a warm welcome are waiting for you when you stay at Wingfield Cottage. Cleverly designed and using the natural beauty of ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £386

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  • 20% off

    26 Apr 2019 - 3 May 2019

    £482.87 £386.40

  • 20% off

    3 May 2019 - 10 May 2019

    £521.89 £417.60

  • 20% off

    10 May 2019 - 17 May 2019

    £570.66 £456.80

  • 20% off

    17 May 2019 - 24 May 2019

    £570.66 £456.80

  • 20% off

    24 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

    £770.64 £616.80

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £387

2 bedroom cottage near the beach near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Just off the village square, this Grade II Listed cottage built of traditional cob is one of the oldest in the village of Portscatho. It retains the charm and authenticity of a tra...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £387

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

7 nights from £387

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 £387

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £388

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Mawes, South Cornwall.


Steps lead up to this gorgeous converted sail loft set close to the centre of St Mawes, famous for its quaint harbour and delightful passenger ferry to Falmouth. Tucked away an...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £388

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