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 477 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 477 self-catering cottages in Cornwall available for a Short Break

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £499

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views near Boscastle.


With the most enviable views across Trebarwith Strand out to sea, Praxis offers the perfect setting for those looking for the ultimate seaside getaway. Located in the heart of this...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £499

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  • 20% off

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £623.35 £498.68

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £502 *

2 bedroom, rural retreat near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


Surrounded by rolling hills and wonderful countryside yet within easy reach of Porthleven's fabulous shops, pubs, restaurants and picturesque harbour. Outside, a terrace planted wi...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £502 *

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

7 nights from £508 *

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Marazion, West Cornwall.


Set in its own tropical wonderland, this stylish retreat offers peace and plenty and much more. Step inside Carter's Croft and enter a world of vintage elegance, with its mix of re...

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

7 nights from £508 *

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    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £715.40 £643.86

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

7 nights from £523

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


Tucked away down a quiet country lane, the little hamlet of Trewalder is the home of Rooky's Nook. This charming, detached cottage oozes romance and with no expense spared will pro...

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

7 nights from £523

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £523 *

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


Surrounded by the wooded countryside of the National Trust's Penrose Estate and just over a mile from the pretty harbour village of Porthleven, nestled on a hillside not far from t...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £523 *

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £574 *

4 bedroom dog-friendly self catering cottage with sea views near the beach near Portscatho


Beach House is perched just above Tatams beach close to the centre of the pretty harbourside village of Portscatho. Split-level and decorated throughout with a maritime theme, the ...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £574 *

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

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £589 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in St Austell.


Sitting right above the tiny harbour at Charlestown with views of the tall ships moored below, The Captain's Gig is a lovely 18th Century terraced cottage sympathetically updated t...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £589 *

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £617 *

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Falmouth, Cornwall.


Tucked away in a wonderfully tranquil location behind Swanpool Nature Reserve and just a 10 minute walk from Swanpool beach, this modern, spacious family house is the perfect locat...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £617 *

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  • 20% off

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £694.58 £555.66

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £688 *

3 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Creek Cottage is a gorgeous detached cottage tucked away on the side of a quiet wooded creek on the north side of the Helford, home to herons and scores of little egrets as well as...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £688 *

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £692 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near St Mawes, South Cornwall.


This gorgeous rural barn conversion tucked away on the Roseland peninsula is truly a hidden treasure in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Beautifully presented and exception...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £692 *

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    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £984.17 £787.33

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