Escape the sub-zero temperatures; snow and ice by heading to Cornwall for a bargain break in a self-catering cottage.
All priced under £500 for a week, check out the following from specialist agency www.cornwallscottages.co.uk :
Enjoying views over the rooftops of St Mawes to the Percuil River and National Trust land in the distance, this delightful and welcoming property sleeps up to 5 people and accepts well-behaved dogs. It benefits from character features and a particularly spacious triple aspect living room with polished wood floors and open fireplace.
A 7-night break from Friday 24 February is £439.
Located in spectacular wild moorland countryside just to the south of St Ives, this converted 200-year-old barn is a wonderfully peaceful and comfortable place to stay for four guests. With a spacious living area and the stress relieving sound of the river passing by outside, a relaxing stay can be assured.
A 7-night break from Saturday 25 February 2012 is £379.
Set on a 72-acre working farm in the heart of the Roseland Peninsula, Shelduck Cottage is perfectly positioned for exploring the area and is ideal for walkers with many footpaths around the farm. Farm trails and animal feeding for children are available and up to 2 well-behaved dogs are welcome.
A 7-night break from Saturday 18 February 2012 is £399.
Benefitting from a quiet rural position on the beautiful Roseland Peninsula with distant sea views, this two bedroom single storey Scandinavian style property is very close to the stunning coastal footpath and a number of secluded beaches. The open plan kitchen/dining room/lounge area leads on to a sun terrace and the property has one master double bedroom with en suite shower room and a twin bedroom with en-suite shower room.
A 7-night break from Friday 17 February 2912 is £315.
For further information visit www.cornwallscottages.co.uk or call 01872 264441.