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 476 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 476 self-catering cottages in Cornwall available for a Short Break

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

7 nights from £333

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Portreath, South Cornwall.


Boasting two pubs, a butcher, and two grocers, St Day is a thriving, friendly Cornish village only a few minutes' drive from the sandy beaches at Porthtowan and Portreath. A self-c...

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

7 nights from £333

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    23 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

    £416.25 £333.00

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

7 nights from £337

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.


Nestled in a wooded valley a short drive from the pretty fishing harbour of Porthleven, this detached barn offers guests and their four-legged friends a peaceful and relaxing rural...

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

7 nights from £337

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    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £420.88 £336.70

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £338

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Launceston, North Cornwall.


Tucked away along a country lane, in 23 acres of Cornish meadows, woodland and stream, Coombe Cottage is the perfect retreat for those who want to get away from it all and enjoy a ...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £338

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £340

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Coverack.


With wonderful sea views from the kitchen/breakfast-room where you will see the ships and fishing boats cross the horizon, this welcoming single level apartment is located only a s...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £340

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    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £425.33 £340.26

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

7 nights from £341

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


With a passion for everything Cornish, the Owners of Valley View offer guests a warm welcome at this 21st Century single-storey cottage, one of four holiday properties on their 18t...

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

7 nights from £341

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

7 nights from £345

2 bedroom, dog friendly, self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


Poised minutes away from Porthcurnick beach, this comfortable modern cottage has lovely sea views out to Gull Rock, Nare Head and beyond. One of a terrace of four, there is a prett...

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

7 nights from £345

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    23 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

    £489.70 £392.00

  • 20% off

    2 Mar 2019 - 9 Mar 2019

    £430.70 £344.80

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    9 Mar 2019 - 16 Mar 2019

    £430.70 £344.80

  • 20% off

    23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019

    £477.90 £382.40

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

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £345

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Tucked away down leafy country lanes, The Linhay is a wonderfully restful retreat in a tranquil location. Beautifully presented throughout, and with easy access to explore the unta...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £345

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £345

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Hayle, West Cornwall.


With its sunny, sheltered enclosed back garden with your own private hot tub, detached Sunset Barn is a beautifully presented open plan cottage. Set on a small and peaceful smallho...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £345

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  • 20% off

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £430.77 £344.62

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £345

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Launceston.


Set in tranquil countryside, Carzantic Chapel Barn is a charming granite cottage dating back to the 1800s, its south-facing patio basks in sun most of the day and is the perfect sp...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £345

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  • 20% off

    23 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

    £431.21 £344.97

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

7 nights from £346

2 bedroom self catering cottage in Penzance, West Cornwall.


Little Martley is in a row of five cottages, which were formerly workshops for the Bolitho estate, set back from the flowing Chyandour Brook which winds its way from the Bone Valle...

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

7 nights from £346

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