Winter Short Breaks in Cornwall


Picture uncrowded beaches, countryside glistening with frost, and cosy pubs where you can enjoy a drink or two in front of a roaring fire. Sound good? You’ll find all this and more on these winter short breaks in Cornwall.

Why Winter Short Breaks in Cornwall?

A stay in one of these winter cottages in Cornwall offers a truly relaxing escape where you can unwind before Christmas.

Wrap up warm and hike through the scenic Bodmin Moor, where you can take in the beauty of Golitha Falls, hike with alpacas, or take in the views from atop of Bronn Wennili. Or enjoy a scenic stroll along the famous South West Coast Path, where you can take in the very best of Cornwall’s coastal scenery.

If the weather isn’t on your side during these winter short breaks in Cornwall, this region offers a wealth of indoor attractions, including many National Trust properties and magnificent castles where you can continue your adventures.

Places to Visit During Winter Mid-Week Breaks in Cornwall

From Christmas markets to winter surfing, Cornwall has plenty to keep you entertained during a winter short break.

If you’re a keen surfer, you’ll know that North Cornwall’s beaches enjoy the best waves in the autumn and winter months. Those wild Atlantic breakers on beaches like SummerleazeConstantine BayHollywell Bay and Porthminster Beach are not to be missed!

Coastal towns in South Cornwall like FalmouthSt IvesBude and Looe offer up perfect winter short break destinations. Think walks along the beachfront, with less dog restrictions than peak season, hot chocolates in cute cafes, topped off with a hearty pub dinner beside a roaring fire.

Storm watchers should head to places like Lizard and Sennen, surrounded by dramatic coastal scenery, and that’s on a calm day. When the winds and waves pick up, prepare for a glorious spectacle of nature (from a safe distance of course).

For those seeking long walks in the countryside under the bright winter sun, enjoy a winter short break in BodminSt Mellion or Truro. The Roseland Heritage Coast and Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offer up endless miles of walking country.

Types of Winter Mini Breaks in Cornwall

If you’re enjoying these winter short breaks in Cornwall, why not stay to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve?

Bring your pooch along to experience Cornwall in winter with this selection of dog-friendly cottages and pets go free cottages. Or if you’re bringing the whole family along, make sure there is enough room for everyone with this range of large properties and family cottages.

Want to feel pampered during these winter short breaks in Cornwall? You’re sure to love these cottages with a hot tub and lodges with hot tubs.

Book your winter short break to Cornwall today with Cornish Cottage Holidays. Book online now or speak to one of our experts on the phone.