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 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £510

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


Views stretch from the Penryn River across the water to the Roseland peninsula from almost every room in this immaculately presented home-from-home; even the patio looks towards th...

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

7 nights from £510

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

7 nights from £515

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


Rosemary Cottage is a modern semi-detached property close to the Leisure Centre at Maenporth so the swimming pool, tennis courts and children's play-area are just a short stroll aw...

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

7 nights from £515

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £518

3 bedroom, dog-friendly cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Goonreeve House is a lovely example of a traditional Cornish granite-built house, perfect for families with its big rooms, high ceilings and wonderfully comfortable accommodation. ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £518

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

7 nights from £518

3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Cadgwith, West Cornwall.


Like many other cottages in the friendly seaside village of Cadgwith, Coth Lytherva overlooks the picturesque cove with all principal rooms enjoying wonderful sea views. But, unusu...

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

7 nights from £518

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

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

7 nights from £520

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


Hillside is a modern family house situated in an elevated position above St Mawes with panoramic views from upstairs down over the river and the sea beyond. The spacious accommodat...

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

7 nights from £520

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  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £521

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


This pretty Grade II Listed Edwardian Lodge is peacefully situated in the middle of the Rosteague Manor Estate, surrounded by views over meadows and ancient woodland; this is a tru...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £521

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

7 nights from £522

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the sea in Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


Oyster Cottage provides unexpectedly spacious and peaceful accommodation, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Mevagissey's historic centre but just a three minute level walk ...

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

7 nights from £522

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

7 nights from £522

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


Shepherd's Crook is a gorgeously converted barn in a wonderfully tranquil countryside setting with sweeping views across fields dotted with cows and sheep. Centrally located and ju...

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

7 nights from £522

  • Sleeps 6
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £528

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Fowey, Cornwall.


With fabulous panoramic views over the rooftops of Polruan and the sparkling water of the River Fowey, and Fowey itself on the other side of the estuary, this lovely Victorian seas...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £528

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

7 nights from £529

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Marazion, West Cornwall.


The Packing House has everything that you could possibly want, and more! Just a stroll from the pub, a short drive to the beach and with amazing walks on your doorstep, this spacio...

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

7 nights from £529

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