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Cottages for a short break

If you’re looking for a mid-week break or long weekend getaway in The West Country, we have plenty of gorgeous self-catering cottages that will satisfy your every need. From beautiful coastal cottages to luxury country retreats, that well-deserved short break will finally be yours.

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A short break can be all you need to refresh your soul and blow away a few cobwebs. A few days away for a special occasion, or a last minute 'need to get our of here' getaway mid-week, we've many a soul-reviving retreat for you to enjoy at reduced rates. In a climate where spring and autumn can feel like summer in disguise, a weekend in the West country can be sooner than you think.

 

2 nights are only 60% of the weekly price
3 nights are only 70% of the weekly price
4 nights are only 75% of the weekly price
5 nights are only 80% of the weekly price
6 nights are only 90% of the weekly price

 

 

Short breaks are offered at our Owners' discretion, and so availability varies from cottage to cottage. Use our comprehensive search facilities to find your perfect mini-break.

For holidays that have a changeover day on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, the rent for the following Saturday applies. For Sunday, Monday or Tuesday arrivals, use the previous Saturday's price.

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We have 564 self-catering cottages in the UK available for a Short Break

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  • The Old Stable - Holiday Cottage - 2.7 miles S of Helston
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    1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.
    Sleeps 2Friday changeover
    Regret no pets
    The Old Stable is a delightful semi-detached studio with original beams and stylish furnishings throughout. A well-equipped kitchen and dining-area on the mezzanine is accessed by ...
     
    50.0656
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    The Old Stable (1901)
    Sleeps 2
  • Topsails - Holiday Cottage - Beer
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    1 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in Beer, South Devon.
    Sleeps 2Saturday changeover
    Regret no pets
    Topsails is a welcoming bolthole a stone's throw from the unspoilt pebbled beach at Beer, a traditional fishing village in a sheltered bay on the beautiful east Devon World ...
     
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    Topsails (2226)
    Sleeps 2
  • The Workshop - Holiday Cottage - 5.7 miles NW of Falmouth
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    | 2245

     
    1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.
    Sleeps 2Saturday changeover
    Regret no pets
    This delectably simple little pied-a-terre, set midway between both coasts, makes an ideal base for exploring Cornwall. The private south-facing garden, with its handy shed for ...
     
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    The Workshop (2245)
    Sleeps 2
  • The Snug - Holiday Cottage - 6.9 miles NW of Fowey
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    1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.
    Sleeps 2Friday changeover
    Regret no pets
    The whitewashed walls, crystal chandeliers, sumptuous linens and lovely artwork in The Snug combine with vintage finds and beautiful soft furnishings to prove beyond doubt that ...
     
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    The Snug (2284)
    Sleeps 2
  • The Queens Quarters - Holiday Cottage - Penzance
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    | 2435

     
    1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach in Penzance.
    Sleeps 2 + cotFriday changeover
    Dogs welcome (1 only)
    The Queen's Quarters has all the facilities of a good hotel with the freedom of our own private apartment. With sea glimpses from the large comfortable sitting/dining-room, this ...
     
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    The Queens Quarters (2435)
    Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Ostler's Cottage - Holiday Cottage - 1.3 miles NW of Beaworthy
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    1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Beaworthy, North Devon.
    Sleeps 2 + cotSaturday changeover
    Regret no pets
    Ostler’s Cottage is a delightful retreat for two in a stunning area of north Devon which boasts unique landscapes and heritage. Found down an unmade lane, this charming terraced ...
     
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    Ostler's Cottage (2453)
    Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Munnings Studio - Holiday Cottage - Lamorna Cove
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    1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Lamorna Cove.
    Sleeps 2Friday changeover
    Dogs welcome (1 only)
    Cosy and all on one level, the open plan living area in Munnings Studio has a modern kitchen, dining-table and a comfortable sofa facing the wall-mounted plasma television. The ...
     
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    Munnings Studio (2510)
    Sleeps 2
  • Creenagh’s Cottage - Holiday Cottage - 7 miles NW of Dulverton
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    1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.
    Sleeps 2 + cotSaturday changeover
    Dogs welcome
    Knighton Farm is in a magical setting, tucked into a sheltered valley yet surrounded by the dramatic scenery and wide open space of Exmoor. This sheltered traditional farmstead ...
     
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    Creenagh’s Cottage (2554)
    Sleeps 2 + cot
  • The Lilypad - Holiday Cottage - 3.4 miles S of Portreath
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    1 bedroom self catering cottage near Portreath, West Cornwall.
    Sleeps 2 + cotSaturday changeover
    Regret no pets
    Sitting alongside but totally separate from the Owners' home and in the small hamlet of Higher Brea, this cute detached retreat has been designed and furnished with comfort and ...
     
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    The Lilypad (2958)
    Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Forda Hayloft - Holiday Cottage - 5.6 miles NW of Tavistock
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    1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.
    Sleeps 2Saturday changeover
    Dogs welcome
    Close to Dartmoor National Park, dog-friendly and with gorgeous, extensive grounds, this former hayloft is a delight: think roses around the door, beamed ceilings and a welcoming ...
     
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    Forda Hayloft (1008)
    Sleeps 2
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