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 510 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 510 self-catering cottages in Cornwall available for a Short Break

  • 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

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

7 nights from £465

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


Little Bokelly feels part of a secret kingdom, quite apart from the everyday world. Set down an unmade lane and converted from an old stable, its serene setting is quiet and peacef...

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

7 nights from £465

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

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

7 nights from £467

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


With walks on your doorstep and the harbour village and foodie destination of Porthleven only a short drive away, this is the perfect destination for countryside lovers to discover...

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

7 nights from £467

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £473 *

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Meadows is a truly delightful stone-built barn now lovingly converted into a gorgeous holiday cottage. The open plan living-room is the sociable hub of the house, where floor to ce...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £473 *

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

7 nights from £475

2 bedroom, cottage with sea views, hot tub and pool in Sennen


Definitely the first (or last) hot tub and outdoor swimming pool in the country! This immaculate retreat is all on one level making it perfect for guests of all ages. Your own hot ...

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

7 nights from £475

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    14 Dec 2018 - 21 Dec 2018

    £1033.68 £878.90

  • 10% off

    5 Jan 2019 - 11 Jan 2019

    £474.30 £426.87

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

7 nights from £480

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Fabulous uninterrupted views across the Carrick Roads from Falmouth harbour to the Roseland peninsula are showcased from the first floor sitting-room and master bedroom of this lov...

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

7 nights from £480

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

7 nights from £487

2 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Portscatho, Cornwall.


The Little Barn is a delightful detached barn conversion situated in the hamlet of Treworlas on the cliffs above Pendower Beach with views across the bay to Portscatho. Restored to...

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

7 nights from £487

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £487 *

4 bedroom, dog friendly rural cottage near Liskeard.


Polwrath is delightful, found down a narrow lane on the edge of Tremar village. The Owners live next door and nurture marvellous gardens, which spread out in front of the property....

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £487 *

Our guests rate us 4.8/5 on Feefo, the independent review site.

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

7 nights from £487 *

3 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in St Ives, West Cornwall.


The Puffin is a gorgeous beautifully furnished apartment located over three floors, and a short walk from the heart of St Ives with its array of vibrant little shops and tucked awa...

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

7 nights from £487 *

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £487

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


This gorgeous cottage is a wonderfully comfortable bolthole, set in an idyllic rural hamlet and surrounded by walks, horse-riding and cycle trails. Kingfisher Cottage (named becaus...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £487

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