Cottages for a short break

Sometimes, a short break is all you need to relax and recharge. Find your perfect short break holiday cottage, whether you’re looking for a long weekend or a mid week break. Take your pick from our exclusive collection of self catering cottages and treat yourself to a delightful getaway, perfect for enjoying all that the UK has to offer.Read more

You don't need a whole week away to relax and recharge. Sometimes a short break is all you need to explore, adventure and take some time to yourself. Short breaks are perfect getaways year-round whether you’re looking for a Spring escape, autumn adventure, or a cosy winter break. And no matter what time of year it is, we’ll have something for you, whether you need a dog friendly cottage, a place for the whole family, a cottage with a sea view or fancy a cottage with a hot tub. With short break cottages in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Sussex and the Isle of Wight, you've got plenty to choose from!

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We have 40 self-catering cottages in the UK available for a Short Break

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

7 nights from £272 *

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Ottery St Mary, South Devon.


This cheerful cottage is close to the east Devon village of Whimple, between Honiton and Exeter. It is a pretty and peaceful rural area surrounded by traditional apple orchards and...

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

7 nights from £272 *

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £331

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Wellington, South Devon.


This beautifully presented single-storey property is perfect for exploring the unspoilt Blackdown Hills, the stunning Jurassic Coast – both designated Areas of Outstanding Natural ...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £331

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £342

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut with own fishing lake near Exeter.


A few miles outside the Roman city of Exeter, a few miles inland from the east Devon Jurassic Coast, and many miles away from the fast pace of everyday life, sits a delightful shep...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £342

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £342

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut with wood-fired hot tub near Exeter.


This beautifully presented shepherd's hut is as much a part of the landscape here as the ancient oak which gives it its name. The two stand side-by-side at the top of a gently slop...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £342

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

7 nights from £347 *

Luxury glamping safari tent with hot tub, sleeping 4, near Ottery St Mary, Devon.


The stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast stretches right into east Devon and, just a few miles inland from magical Budleigh Salterton on the coast, over Woodbury Common with its ...

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

7 nights from £347 *

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £351 *

3 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


This gorgeous thatched cottage is in the beautiful Devon village of Broadhembury, a short drive from the east Devon and west Dorset Jurassic Coast with its chain of traditional coa...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £351 *

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

7 nights from £352 *

Luxury shepherds hut with hot tub and fabulous views in the countryside near Ottery St Mary, Devon


The stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast stretches right into east Devon and, just a few miles inland from magical Budleigh Salterton on the coast, over Woodbury Common with its ...

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

7 nights from £352 *

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £352

2 bedroom dog friendly holiday cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


The pretty Dorset village of Drimpton is set in lovely countryside a short drive inland from the stunning Jurassic Coast. This original school house has been converted into extreme...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £352

Choose from our exclusive collection at the best prices with real time availability.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £365

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.


Lottie’s Loft is a luxurious first floor barn conversion, a gorgeous bolthole surrounded by beautiful Dorset countryside. Exterior steps lead from the decking to a balcony with bes...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £365

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

7 nights from £370

Gorgeous shepherds hut sleeping 2 near Lyme Regis, South Devon.


The location high above the Axe Valley as it heads to the Jurassic Coast just a few miles away could not be more magical. Easy to reach, yet off the beaten track for the last adven...

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

7 nights from £370

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