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 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £431

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


Harvesters Keep is a gorgeous barn conversion set in a wonderfully tranquil location with fabulous far reaching views over rolling countryside. Just 10 minutes' drive from the pret...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £431

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £436

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Portscatho.


Lowenna is a delightful semi-detached barn conversion with Bryher (3132) next door. Perfect for families, it is located in a lovely rural setting just a five minute walk from Porth...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £436

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £442

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


A traditional Cornish cottage, Old Walls is set in the heart of the pretty village of Constantine, surrounded by the beautiful countryside of the north side of the Helford River. S...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £442

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £448

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


Located behind the secret garden wall of historic Nancealverne House (1895), Apple Loft Cottage is set in idyllic surroundings. This newly converted property (sleeping five plu...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £448

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £450

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


Bloomers' is a charming cottage with stunning sea views over the Cornish coast. It sits in idyllic countryside and provides a peaceful space to escape the stresses of everyday life...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £450

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £456

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


Set at the heart of this friendly community, this delightful old cottage is listed on the Mullion Heritage Trail, its records dating back to 1783. With a covered parking space besi...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £456

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

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £458

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Flushing, Cornwall.


Trefusis Lodge is just outside the delightfully pretty waterside village of Flushing, across the Penryn River from bustling maritime Falmouth. This lovely semi-detached Victorian c...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £458

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £460

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Mullion, Cornwall.


With views towards the sea from all the rear windows Gwennap View is a comfortable, deceptively spacious detached bungalow set in a pleasant residential area of Mullion, a village ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £460

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £480

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


Step back in time and enjoy this gorgeous terraced cottage, which has been lovingly restored and sits along an original cobbled street, where peace and plenty are assured. The cott...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £480

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £520

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea in Boscastle, Cornwall.


Boscastle needs little introduction, its picturesque harbour being a well-known Cornish landmark. A mere two minute stroll back from the fishing boats tucked below the harbour wall...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £520

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