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
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £358

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


Driftwood Cottage, the centre of three traditional terraced cottages, is tucked away in a quiet location near the 13th Century Church in the village of Gerrans. The cottage has bee...

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

7 nights from £358

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

7 nights from £360

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


Opal Cottage is a pretty end of terrace cottage situated in the corner of the village square and only a two minute walk from the harbour, beach and coastal path. Comfortably furnis...

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

7 nights from £360

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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £362

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in The Lizard.


Located on the edge of Lizard village within walking distance of the sea and a selection of eateries and shops, this delightful cottage adjoining the Owner's home and its near neig...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £362

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

7 nights from £363

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage in St Just, West Cornwall.


A bubbling stream flows through the beautiful garden of this traditional Cornish barn conversion, providing a tranquil setting for your holiday in this Area of Outstanding Natural ...

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

7 nights from £363

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

7 nights from £364

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near St Ives.


Cornish for ‘dwelling in the valley’, Trenance lies in a peaceful vale close to St Ives’s azure blue seas and white sandy beaches. This pretty reversed level cottage has all you wi...

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

7 nights from £364

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £366

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 £366

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

7 nights from £370

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 £370

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £371

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 £371

Our property managers are local experts who handpick perfect places to stay.

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

7 nights from £371

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 £371

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £371

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


The lush Lamorna valley lies just one mile away from this comfortable single-storey property which, as it is all on one level, is suitable for guests with limited mobility. St Loy ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £371

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