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
  • 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

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

7 nights from £521

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


Beautifully situated just above the picturesque harbour in Portscatho, from the garden Cliff Cottage enjoys incredible panoramic sea views of Gerrans Bay including Porthcurnick Bea...

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

7 nights from £521

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    21 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

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    28 Feb 2019 - 7 Mar 2019

    £694.96 £521.25

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    £694.96 £521.25

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    £694.96 £521.25

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    £771.12 £578.25

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

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

7 nights from £522

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


Rosedale is a traditional detached cottage which enjoys a fantastically convenient location set back slightly from the main road leading to the famously popular St Ives, its wonder...

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

7 nights from £522

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £529

3 bedroom cottage with sea views near Lostwithiel, South Cornwall.


Set in the creekside village of Lerryn, considered to be one of the prettiest villages in Cornwall, Tanglewood is a very special holiday home in a truly magical setting. It sits in...

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £529

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

7 nights from £549

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


This charming bungalow, painted blue and white, commands fabulous panoramic sea views over St Mawes harbour, the Percuil river and also towards St Anthony headland and the wide ope...

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

7 nights from £549

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

7 nights from £551

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


This upside down, contemporary abode is set in the heart of Marazion, set back from the road and a short walk to the glorious safe, sandy beach and St Michael's Mount. Park your ca...

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

7 nights from £551

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

7 nights from £555

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


From the minute you arrive at Treretherne Barn you will be mesmerised by the truly stunning panoramic views of the Camel Estuary and rolling countryside. Located at the end of an u...

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

7 nights from £555

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

7 nights from £559

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


Set at the end of a quiet lane in the heart of St Mawes, with wonderful views over the Percuil River, this single-storey cottage is a perfect holiday bolthole. Accessed by a couple...

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

7 nights from £559

Our property managers are local experts who handpick perfect places to stay.

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

7 nights from £686

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


If you dream of spectacular, uninterrupted views across an iconic Cornish cove, this gorgeous cottage, sleeping six, is definitely the holiday home for you. Set in a fabulous locat...

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

7 nights from £686

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

7 nights from £759

2 bedroom holiday apartment with sea views in St Ives, West Cornwall.


Designed to complement the most spectacular views over Porthminster beach, St Ives harbour and beyond, these security-gated apartments are stylish, contemporary and exceedingly com...

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

7 nights from £759

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