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 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £418 *

3 bedroom holiday cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


From within this spacious detached cottage it is hard to believe you are in the heart of St Erth, just a short walk from the village shop and pub and the pretty footpaths meanderin...

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

7 nights from £418 *

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

7 nights from £422

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mousehole, West Cornwall.


The Upper 18 is a charming terraced cottage with fabulous views hunkered above this bustling fishing port. Formerly a fisherman's cottage and overlooking Newlyn, it offers views to...

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

7 nights from £422

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

7 nights from £424

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


This delightful single-storey converted barn is one of two barns set on an unspoilt Cornish country lane close to many beaches, and with a large garden this is the ideal holiday ho...

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

7 nights from £424

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

7 nights from £426

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 £426

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

7 nights from £428

2 bedroom cottage with sea views near Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Francis' is a delightful mid-terraced cottage that provides a welcome year-round retreat – as soon as you walk over the threshold you will feel your shoulders drop. The lovely, com...

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

7 nights from £428

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £428

Luxury glamping, sleeping 4, dog friendly near the beach near Mullion


Like the idea of luxury camping but not too sure about sleeping under canvas? Well look no further for the perfect solution – a tin tent! Rusty the Tin Tent, as featured on Channel...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £428

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

7 nights from £429 *

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


Step back in time in this 500 year old Grade II Listed stone house, set back in Marazion’s Market Place, close to the beach where the tidal causeway and boats cross to St Michael’s...

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

7 nights from £429 *

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £429

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


You are assured of a warm welcome by the grazing sheep, cattle and ponies scattered across the moors as you wind your way along the country lanes that twist across rolling moorland...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £429

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

7 nights from £430

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Polzeath, North Cornwall.


A beach hut by the sea is exactly what Krowji is, and what a beach! Polzeath has it all; surfing, acres of sand, cowrie shell hunting, trendy shops, a plethora of restaurants and s...

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

7 nights from £430

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £430

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


If peace and quiet is what you are looking for, this is the perfect cottage for your holiday. This tranquil spot is on the edge of the village of Frogpool and has views over the ow...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £430

Each and every one of our cottages is fully equipped with everything you’ll need on holiday.

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