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 896 self-catering cottages in the UK available for a Short Break

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Harbour Heights is one of only 10 apartments in the prestigious Holm Oak development with panoramic views over rooftops to the boats moored on the Penryn River and in Falmouth harb...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £353 - £1050 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 between 6 Jan and 23 Jun 2018, 15 Sep and 8 Dec 2018. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

Luxury airstream glamping for 2 near St Agnes, North Cornwall.


A gorgeously romantic retreat with a difference, Poppy Airstream is an icon in aluminium that has been fully re-fitted for modern glamping. This retro silver bullet is both glamoro...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £354 - £680

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


Dorset's World Heritage Jurassic Coast is close to this comfortably furnished, single-storey, spacious cottage. Set within the grounds of the Owner's home, The Stables is self-cont...

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

Price per week £355 - £710

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach near Falmouth.


This immaculately presented ground floor apartment is perfect for beach lovers and walkers alike, just yards from the coastal footpath and a five minute walk from Maenporth cove. P...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £356 - £1060 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Jan and 23 Jun 2018, 20 Oct and 8 Dec 2018. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

  • 15% off

    28 Apr 2018 - 5 May 2018

    £398.56 £339.15

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Stable Cottage is an absolute gem; beautifully decorated and furnished to offer the utmost comfort and relaxation. The ground floor bedrooms have thick wool carpets, Designers Guil...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £356 - £1060 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 between 6 Jan and 23 Jun 2018, 8 Sep and 8 Dec 2018. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Rubble Cottage is a stunning 18th Century Grade II Listed terraced property set in the oldest street in Newlyn; it has been completely restored in conjunction with English Heritage...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £357 - £1215 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Jan and 30 Jun 2018, 8 Sep and 8 Dec 2018. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted rate.

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4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


This wonderfully homely farmhouse is found in a tranquil rural setting at the end of a private lane. There are countryside views and an enclosed south-facing garden, and guests can...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £357 - £1215 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Jan and 16 Jun 2018, 15 Sep and 8 Dec 2018.

1 bedroom apartment near the beach in Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Now here's a room with a view. A view right across Mount's Bay with St Michael's Mount to the left and Mousehole harbour to the right. This comfortable first floor annexe is attach...

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

Price per week £357 - £687

1 bedroom apartment with sea views in Westward Ho!, North Devon.


The north Devon coast has endless sandy beaches, great surfing, rocky coves and spectacular sunsets, and Sundowner is perfect for enjoying them all. This stylish ground floor apart...

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

Price per week £359 - £690

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Widecombe, Dartmoor.


Ned's is the perfect dog-friendly Dartmoor bolthole. Named after a local character who lived in the cottage and who played the fabled ‘Uncle Tom Cobley’ for many years at the Widec...

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

Price per week £359 - £619

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