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 488 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 488 self-catering cottages in Cornwall available for a Short Break

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

7 nights from £353 *

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Marazion, Cornwall.


There is indeed a sea view – right across the railway to Mount’s Bay to St Michael’s Mount! A spacious, contemporary semi-detached property with reverse level accommodation, Sea Vi...

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

7 nights from £353 *

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £353

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Approached along pretty Cornish lanes leading through quiet valleys, Goose Barn provides all the right ingredients for a peaceful and truly relaxing break. Set in a glorious rural ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £353

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  • 20% off

    19 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019

    £441.59 £353.27

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

7 nights from £354

1 bedroom, dog-friendly cottage with an outdoor pool Perranporth, Cornwall


Nanteague Cottage is a spacious one bedroom cottage, ideal for couples. Standing detached at the edge of the central courtyard, it has a large patio sheltered by fencing to offer p...

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

7 nights from £354

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  • 20% off

    20 Apr 2019 - 27 Apr 2019

    £442.64 £354.11

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £355

Luxury Shepherds Hut sleeping 2 with sea views near Praa Sands.


Delightful Mr Blue Sky's picture window frames a beautiful garden vista, while in the distance you can see a panorama of the Atlantic sea. In this seaside-themed shepherd's hut eve...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £355

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £355

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


With its wood-burner to keep you snug whatever time of year you visit, this lovely little stone-built cottage is the perfect base for exploring the coastal footpaths and ancient fi...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £355

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £358

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


Tucked away along a country lane, in 23 acres of Cornish meadows, woodland and stream, Coombe Cottage is the perfect retreat for those who want to get away from it all and enjoy a ...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £358

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

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

7 nights from £359

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Portreath, South Cornwall.


Boasting two pubs, a butcher, and two grocers, St Day is a thriving, friendly Cornish village only a few minutes' drive from the sandy beaches at Porthtowan and Portreath. A self-c...

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

7 nights from £359

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  • 20% off

    20 Apr 2019 - 27 Apr 2019

    £448.16 £358.53

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

7 nights from £359 *

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


This lovely cottage is just a minute’s walk from the waterside shops and restaurants on Fowey’s picturesque harbourside. Beautifully decorated in understated colours with touches o...

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

7 nights from £359 *

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £360 *

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


A room with a view sums up Harbour Heights perfectly - a fabulous apartment boasting superb, panoramic views across the rooftops towards Falmouth harbour, the Penryn River and the ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £360 *

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

7 nights from £360

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Helford, West Cornwall.


With a passion for everything Cornish, the Owners of Valley View offer guests a warm welcome at this 21st Century single-storey cottage, one of four holiday properties on their 18t...

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

7 nights from £360

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