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.Read more

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

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £351 *

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


In an idyllic setting, located down a quiet country lane, only a few miles from some of Cornwall's finest beaches along with the pretty fishing harbour of Post Isaac, this exceptio...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £351 *

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

7 nights from £351

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Padstow, North Cornwall.


Owlets is just perfection for two, its fresh and spacious interior coupled with an enviable location close to the north Cornish coast. Single-storey (ideal for less mobile guests) ...

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

7 nights from £351

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

7 nights from £351

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Padstow, North Cornwall.


Are you looking to get away from it all and have somewhere really special to retreat to? Then look no further, as Two Whitawoo is just perfect for two! Set in its own enclosed land...

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

7 nights from £351

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

7 nights from £351

1 bedroom dog-friendly holiday cottage near the beach in St Ives, West Cornwall.


The perfect retreat for walkers and couples, this compact semi-detached cottage is set on a steep wooded lane which is a three minute walk to Carbis Bay beach and its amenities. Fo...

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

7 nights from £351

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £352 *

Shepherds Hut sleeping 5, dog friendly near Tiverton, North Devon.


Shepherd's Sky Super Hut is truly unique. This huge shepherd's hut, measuring 36' long, has been lovingly treated to a bespoke make-over, and offers two bedrooms at either end whic...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £352 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £352

1 bedroom cottage near the beach in Lamorna Cove, West Cornwall.


This should really be called 'the absolutely gorgeous Little House'! Set in the heart of the Lamorna Valley and a short walk away from the famous Lamorna Wink pub and the cove, whi...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £352

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £352

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Truro, South Cornwall.


Leafy lanes lead to Lower Penvale, a tranquil setting just outside Truro where The Pavilion shows off its striking design. Harking back to its agricultural past with rough timber-c...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £352

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

7 nights from £352

Rural cabin for 2 near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Tucked away in a quiet corner of the owners' smallholding, this cute cabin is perfect if you are seeking a romantic getaway or a bijou base for exploring this beautiful part of Cor...

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

7 nights from £352

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

7 nights from £353

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


This enchanting little gem nestles in a peaceful valley equidistant from St Ives and Penzance. Peace and plenty are assured in the private garden of your converted 18th Century sta...

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

7 nights from £353

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

7 nights from £355 *

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


Close to the picturesque fishing harbour at Mevagissey and the wonders of Heligan Gardens, this utterly delightful semi-detached chapel conversion is a wonderful example of thought...

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

7 nights from £355 *

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