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

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.


This enchanting cottage has been converted with the utmost care blending old stone walls with lovely linens and beautiful furnishings. The accommodation is reversed, with the lovel...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £340 - £740

1 bedroom, dog-friendly cottage with an outdoor pool Perranporth, Cornwall


Nanteague Cottage is a spacious one bedroom cottage, ideal for couples. Standing detached at the edge of the central courtyard, it has a large patio sheltered by fencing to offer p...

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

Price per week £340 - £755

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Crewkerne, Somerset.


This really is the most beautifully designed bolthole for two. A romantic retreat with 'wow' factor in a traditional, rural hamlet setting in gorgeous south Somerset, close to the ...

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

Price per week £340 - £755

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


This stylish ground floor apartment, in the award-winning Nautilus seafront development, looks straight out to sea. The open plan living room has a sleek kitchen, huge windows to t...

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

Price per week £342 - £690

Dogs go free on holidays starting between 29th June to 5th July.

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 £342 - £1070 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 on selected dates. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven with a hot tub.


Poppy’s private hot tub is a real treat. The cottage itself is also absolutely delightful, with its beautifully furnished wood-floored living-room, pretty bedroom with king-size be...

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

Price per week £343 - £745

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


A cosy rural retreat for two on the edge of the National Trust’s beautiful Penrose Estate, Smugglers Cottage nestles quietly beside a handful of similar stone dwellings in a truly ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £343 - £755

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with hot tub near Porthleven, Cornwall


Meadow’s fabulous hot tub overlooks the field which gave the barn its name. Standing across the courtyard from Poppy and Daisy, this pretty little detached cottage is just as welco...

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

Price per week £343 - £745

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Torpoint.


Nestled in its own garden within the Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, this is a charming retreat. The park has 865 acres of woods, fields and coastline – your dog will be in heaven! Or...

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

Price per week £343 - £745

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Hayle, West Cornwall.


With views over the countryside to the 15th Century church in the village of Crowan, Bolankan Barn is a delightful retreat for two, equipped to an exacting standard by the Owners w...

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

Price per week £343 - £745

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