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

Gorgeous Shepherds Hut sleeping two near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Found in a tranquil and unspoilt part of far west Cornwall, approached by lanes full of wildflowers in the spring and summer, this gorgeous hideaway is set in its own sheltered and...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £331 - £638

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  • 30% off

    30 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018

    £468.75 £328.13

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

Price per week £331 - £625

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

Price per week £331 - £638

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

Price per week £331 - £638

Dog friendly shepherds hut near Looe, South Cornwall.


If a shepherd could pick the perfect spot to take shelter and rest, then this wonderful bolthole for two, in the most glorious countryside setting, overlooking wildlife on the pond...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £331 - £625

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  • 20% off

    25 Jul 2018 - 30 Jul 2018

    £500.00 £400.00

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Wembury, South Devon.


The ideal hideaway for couples, Princes Granary lies in the village of Down Thomas in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with wonderful walks along the nearby South West Coast ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £332 - £670

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1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in St Agnes, North Cornwall.


St Agnes, on the north coast of Cornwall, has something for everyone! Choose from spectacular walks, a great surfing beach or a fantastically rated restaurant, Aggie has it all. Ab...

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

Price per week £333 - £738

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  • 20% off

    20 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018

    £723.00 £578.40

Gorgeous showmans wagon, sleeping 2, dog friendly near Looe, South Cornwall.


Roll up, roll up! For your delight and delectation we proudly present this wondrous, whimsical and warmly welcoming wagon (cue drum roll!). The gorgeously, lovingly and painstaking...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £333 - £672

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  • 20% off

    27 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018

    £672.00 £537.60

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage, Lifton, Dartmoor.


In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, approached by a green lane bordered by sun-dappled woodland, Leat Mill is delightful. A pretty enclosed patio overlooks tranquil surroundi...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £333 - £642

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Hocking’s Green is found down a leafy lane in a wonderfully tranquil rural location, yet close to the beaches, The Eden Project and clifftop walks of the Cornish south coast. Tucke...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £335 - £1016 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 29 Sep and 15 Dec 2018. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

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