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 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £363

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Praa Sands.


As its name suggests, this delightful cottage overlooks the pretty 14th Century church in the quaint village of Germoe and is only a mile from the child-friendly sandy beach at Pra...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £363

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £396

2 bedroom, dog-friendly cottage near Launceston, South Cornwall.


Amidst lovely unspoilt countryside, approached by narrow lanes, is Woodcutters Barn. Although built in the past 15 years, it has the feeling of a bygone age, with lots of seasoned ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £396

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

7 nights from £404

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


If you're looking for a taste of village life, then this enchanting end of terrace cottage in pretty St Teath, close to the north Cornish coastline, is just the answer. Within walk...

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

7 nights from £404

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

7 nights from £407

3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


Close to the centre of the village of Portscatho, with its harbour, slipway, shops, galleries, pub and beach, Sanderling is a great base for a family holiday. This immaculately fur...

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

7 nights from £407

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

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £408

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near St Ives.


The well-maintained enclosed gardens and terrace will entice you to Trevail on the outskirts of Carbis Bay, renowned for its beautiful family beach and restaurants. Trevail is all ...

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £408

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  • 20% off

    22 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018

    £774.22 £619.20

  • 20% off

    29 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019

    £774.22 £619.20

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £410

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


Enjoy outstanding views, wonderful walks and an abundance of wildlife from this delightful single-storey barn conversion nestled in the heart of glorious countryside and farmland. ...

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £410

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

7 nights from £412

3 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near St Mawes, Cornwall.


Semi-detached Crugsillick Court has reversed accommodation with the spacious sitting-room on the entry level with comfortable sofas, a warming wood-burner and a doorway through to ...

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

7 nights from £412

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

7 nights from £429

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


Perched above the harbour at Sennen Cove, Albatross is a stylish three-storey terraced retreat with wonderful sea views, perfect come rain or shine, as the roaring wood-burner in t...

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

7 nights from £429

  • 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 ten minutes' drive from the pre...

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

7 nights from £431

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

7 nights from £432

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 £432

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  • 20% off

    29 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019

    £752.00 £601.60

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