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 475 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 475 self-catering cottages in Cornwall available for a Short Break

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

7 nights from £380

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


Set in the heart of the pretty village of Marhamchurch, only three miles from the golden sands and thundering surf at Widemouth Bay and Bude, this 17th Century cottage is the most ...

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

7 nights from £380

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

7 nights from £381

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 and ju...

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

7 nights from £381

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

7 nights from £383

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall.


With reverse level accommodation taking full advantage of the glorious view, you will be drawn onto the Juliet balcony from the minute you step inside Forget-me-not. The spacious o...

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

7 nights from £383

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £389

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Penzance, West Cornwall.


Chy an Bara is a beautiful 18th Century Listed cottage in the heart of Madron, a pastoral village set above Penzance and Mount's Bay. The rustic, semi-detached cottage is an ideal ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £389

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

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

7 nights from £390

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Ancarva is a quintessential cosy Cornish cottage with a secret garden and is the perfect escape. Greeted by classical music as you walk through the front door, you will relax strai...

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

7 nights from £390

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

7 nights from £392

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


Surrounded by beautiful Cornish countryside not far from the coastal footpaths, Woodlands Manor Farm offers a small group of luxurious converted barns sharing use of a wonderful 36...

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

7 nights from £392

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  • 20% off

    25 Jan 2019 - 30 Jan 2019

    £392.00 £313.60

  • 20% off

    3 Feb 2019 - 9 Feb 2019

    £441.00 £352.80

  • 20% off

    23 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

    £556.92 £445.60

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £392 *

3 bedroom cottage near the beach near Marazion, West Cornwall.


With its safe, sandy, rock-pooly beach and a great gastro pub, Perranuthnoe is an idyllic, peaceful village by the sea. The Summer House, sleeping four or six guests, is set in the...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £392 *

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

7 nights from £392

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Sennen with a pool.


Immaculate and furnished to a very high standard, this first (or last) contemporary retreat has a wood-burner, use of the large outdoor heated swimming pool (available from the beg...

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

7 nights from £392

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  • 10% off

    25 Jan 2019 - 1 Feb 2019

    £435.60 £392.40

  • 10% off

    1 Feb 2019 - 8 Feb 2019

    £435.60 £392.40

  • 10% off

    16 Feb 2019 - 23 Feb 2019

    £501.60 £451.80

  • 10% off

    23 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £451.80 £406.62

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

7 nights from £394

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


This surprisingly spacious holiday home is only 250 yards away from the stunning National Trust coast footpath and just a 10 minute stroll from picturesque Portscatho harbour, the ...

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

7 nights from £394

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

7 nights from £394

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


At the heart of the rural hamlet of Trequite, yet only minutes from the vibrant and bustling north Cornish coast, White Cottage is simply an adorable holiday home. Great care and a...

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

7 nights from £394

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