Cottages for a short break

If you’re looking for a mid-week break or long weekend getaway, 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.

A short break can be all you need to refresh your soul and blow away a few cobwebs. For a few days away on a special occasion, or a last minute 'need to get out 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 break can be sooner than you think.

 

Spring and Autumn Breaks

Enjoy a peaceful pace as summer crowds fade away, while soaking up the milder climate the South West offers. Get away from it all and spend three or four days surrounded by unparalleled natural beauty and enjoy your well-deserved time off.

 

Summer Holidays

Offering sunny skies, a warm sun, the gentle sea breeze on the coast and open expanses of moorland to explore, summer in the South West is the stuff that dreams are made of.

 

Christmas Escapes

For fun with all the family or just two of you, why not break up the madness of Christmas and take some time out with a short break in the South west. We have a number of beautiful holiday homes that will leave you totally enchanted at this festive time of year.

 

New Year Breaks

Make this New Year one to remember; escape from it all to a rural hideaway or find a cottage in the heart of a community, and enjoy with friends and family. See in the New Year your way.

 

Winter Holidays

With the warm oceanic climate keeping the South West warmer than the rest of the country, a winter escape is always an option. Wrap up warm and wander across empty beaches and the countryside. Watch a storm passing by while sitting in front of a roaring fire. This time of year can offer something for everyone. Dog restrictions have also been lifted off many beaches, so you can bring your four-legged friend along too.

 

We have self-catering accommodation only a short drive away, for that much needed time off. 

We have 902 self-catering cottages in the UK available for a Short Break

1 bedroom holiday cottage with water views near Fowey, South Cornwall.


This lovely little waterside bolthole is perfect for couples who like walking, bird watching or messing about on the water – and those who just like to kick back and relax in comfo...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £317 - £704

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Newport, Isle of Wight


Little Tremore Cottage is a charming annexe situated in the historic village of Shorwell, surrounded by peaceful and idyllic countryside; this is the place to be for a romantic, re...

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

Price per week £318 - £520

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1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


Located on the edge of a wooded valley and only a short drive to the thriving fishing port of Porthleven with its restaurants, cafes and pretty harbour, this charming 19th Century ...

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

Price per week £320 - £695

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage in Beaworthy, North Devon.


This stunning area of north Devon is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, boasting a blend of special landscapes, wildlife and rich cultural heritage. Verbena Cottage is found down an unmad...

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

Price per week £320 - £695

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

Price per week £320 - £695

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

Price per week £320 - £695

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Cadgwith, Cornwall.


It's not just children who love sandcastles, you too will fall in love with this cute holiday hideaway nestled in the unspoilt village of Cadgwith. Floor to ceiling folding glass d...

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

Price per week £320 - £695

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Okehampton, North Devon.


This detached, beautifully converted barn, spacious and full of character, is ideal for exploring Dartmoor. Surrounded by open countryside, set within the Owners' grounds and appro...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £321 - £698

Each and every one of our cottages is fully equipped with everything you’ll need on holiday.

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage with indoor pool Bude, Cornwall.


The Coach House is one of six luxury barn conversions nestling peacefully in 37 acres of Cornish countryside at Woodlands Manor Farm. With shared use of the 36’ indoor swimming poo...

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

Price per week £322 - £663

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage with a pool, Bude, North Cornwall.


Honeysuckle is a spacious semi-detached single-storey property with an open plan living-room full of character, lovely comfortable sofas, lots of space and a welcoming wood-burner ...

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

Price per week £322 - £663

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