Cottages for a short break

Sometimes, a short break is all you need to relax and recharge. Find your perfect short break holiday cottage, whether you’re looking for a long weekend or a mid week break. Take your pick from our exclusive collection of self catering cottages and treat yourself to a delightful getaway, perfect for enjoying all that the UK has to offer.Read more

Take your pick from our exclusive collection of self catering cottages in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Sussex, Pembrokeshire and the Isle of Wight and take the time to reconnect, blow the cobwebs away and make special memories. There’s plenty for you to do with a choice of woodland walks, coast path adventures, or to simply cosy up around the wood-burner with a good book and some board games. 

Short breaks are the perfect getaway year-round and we have plenty of gorgeous self catering cottages to suit you, including dog friendly cottages and cottages with sea views, swimming pools and hot tubs

Two, three or four night breaks

We have two, three or four night breaks to choose from, allowing you to getaway for just a weekend only, or extend it a little to a luxurious long weekend. 

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

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1150

Turner Hall

4981

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor.


Nestled in a gorgeous glade, Turner Hall is a beautiful woodland cottage, elegantly furnished and perfectly positioned in a tranquil setting with a dreamy hot tub, oodles of space ...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1150

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £493

The Cobbles

5095

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Wadebridge, North Cornwall.


Escape to Cornwall and discover The Cobbles, a gorgeous traditional cottage close to the north coast and Bodmin Moor. This fabulous getaway is part of a small cluster of attractive...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £493

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1137

Cramwell

5074

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Exeter, South Devon.


Cramwell is a wonderfully extravagant retreat that is perfect for couples and families looking for a unique getaway in south Devon. Step inside from the minimalist exterior and you...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1137

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

7 nights from £836 *

No 1 Polvellan

5079

3 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Mousehole.


For a Cornish seaside escape like no other, make your way to the timeless village of Mousehole where you will find dreamy No 1 Polvellan. Nestled into the cliffs, sharing the uniqu...

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

7 nights from £836 *

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £614 *

West Millbrook Cottage

5087

4 bedroom self catering cottage near South Molton, North Devon.


A peaceful countryside getaway awaits at West Millbrook Cottage, a lovely single-storey cottage in a gorgeous rural and private setting in north Devon. Sleeping eight, this welcomi...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £614 *

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1018

Underwood Cabin

4995

3 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.


Nestled in the beautiful grounds of St Hubert's Lodge and surrounded by tranquil woodlands and green pastures, Underwood Cabin is a delightful island retreat, perfectly situated in...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1018

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

From £249 per night

Hideaway Heath Hollow

5042

1 bedroom cabin with hot tub near Colchester.


This magical hideaway is a world away from urban life and is truly unique, making it the perfect retreat for a romantic getaway. Situated in a peaceful location on the edge of wood...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

From £249 per night

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

7 nights from £882

No 9 Putsborough

5056

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Woolacombe.


For a coastal escape somewhere rather special, let us introduce you to No 9. A simply gorgeous apartment located just moments away from the golden sands of the award-winning Woolac...

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

7 nights from £882

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £557

Rectory Cottage

5049

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Stratford-upon-Avon.


Welcome to Rectory Cottage, a brilliant countryside retreat just outside of the historic town of Stratford-upon-Avon. Sat in the heart of Shakespeare country, this fabulous cottage...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £557

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

7 nights from £995

Number 4 Coastguard Cottages

5078

3 bedroom cottage with sea views near Ilfracombe, North Devon.


Number 4 Coastguard Cottages is a dreamy holiday abode with breathtaking sea views overlooking the crystal-clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean and perfectly positioned to take in th...

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

7 nights from £995

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