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 509 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 509 self-catering cottages in Cornwall available for a Short Break

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

7 nights from £439

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Mullion, Cornwall.


Tucked away in the centre of Mullion yet within a mile of the beach, little Corlan Cottage is surrounded by beautiful countryside. The village shops and facilities are just beyond ...

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

7 nights from £439

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  • 20% off

    22 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018

    £833.12 £666.40

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

7 nights from £444

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


The Bull Pen, as the name suggests, has been home to the farm's prize breeding bulls over the years but it has now been transformed into a fabulous two bedroom holiday barn. Farmed...

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

7 nights from £444

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

7 nights from £444

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


The Cow Shed is a thoughtful conversion of a lovely old stone farm building that for generations was home to the farm's herd of of dairy cows and calves. Farmed by the same family ...

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

7 nights from £444

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  • 20% off

    29 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019

    £772.62 £618.40

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

7 nights from £445

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


The Sail Loft has the most spectacular views from the floor to ceiling picture window in the large open plan living-room. Oak floors, vaulted ceiling with oak beams, a cosy contemp...

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

7 nights from £445

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

7 nights from £449

2 bedroom cottage with sea views near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Waterside is situated directly above Tatams beach in the small fishing village of Portscatho. A semi-detached modern house, it has fully double-glazed picture windows taking full a...

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

7 nights from £449

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £450 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Port Isaac, Cornwall.


Set down a country lane only a few minutes’ drive from Port Isaac on the north coast of Cornwall, Daydream Cottage is just perfection. Beautifully furnished and presented to a high...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £450 *

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  • 20% off

    28 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019

    £1065.80 £852.80

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

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

7 nights from £457

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.


Not far from Fowey on Cornwall’s south coast and close to the Saints’ Way former pilgrim’s route, Buny Whey is a spacious, single-storey detached cottage with lovely rural views to...

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

7 nights from £457

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

7 nights from £459 *

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


A gorgeous and contemporary split-level house tucked in away in a peaceful cul-de-sac, this property has been furnished and appointed to an exemplary standard. Set over four floors...

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

7 nights from £459 *

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  • 20% off

    15 Dec 2018 - 22 Dec 2018

    £1069.50 £856.00

  • 20% off

    22 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018

    £1069.50 £856.00

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £462

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


Centrally located in the popular village of Mullion on the Lizard peninsula, The Old Chapel, built in 1840, has been converted into a fabulous first floor apartment. Outside, the p...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £462

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  • 20% off

    22 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018

    £875.75 £700.80

  • 20% off

    29 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019

    £875.75 £700.80

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £464

2 bedroom, dog friendly 18 Century cottage near Penzance, South Cornwall.


Close to the stunning west Cornwall coastline, Mazey's Cottage is a fabulous rural retreat. Sit outside the cottage and enjoy wonderful views to the sea and the Penwith peninsula. ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £464

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