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

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Newport, Isle of Wight


This absolutely gorgeous barn conversion is the perfect place for a couple's holiday, located on the Durton Farm Estate in the centre of the Island. Lovingly refurbished by the own...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £250 - £500

1 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


West Flatlet is situated right in the heart of Seaview village and is perfect for couples looking for a coastal break. This small but cosy and comfortable first floor flat sits at ...

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

Price per week £252 - £429

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near St Ives, West Cornwall.


With sea views across moorland to the Atlantic Ocean from the upper ground floor bedroom, this compact barn conversion will provide a perfect base from which to explore the west Pe...

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

Price per week £253 - £560

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage with a pool, Bude, North Cornwall.


Honeysuckle is a spacious semi-detached single-storey property with an open plan living-room full of character, lovely comfortable sofas, lots of space and a welcoming wood-burner ...

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

Price per week £254 - £663

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  • 25% off

    3 Nov 2018 - 10 Nov 2018

    £338.00 £253.50

  • 25% off

    10 Nov 2018 - 17 Nov 2018

    £338.00 £253.50

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1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage with indoor pool Bude, Cornwall.


The Coach House is one of six luxury barn conversions nestling peacefully in 37 acres of Cornish countryside at Woodlands Manor Farm. With shared use of the 36’ indoor swimming poo...

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

Price per week £254 - £663

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  • 10% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £431.99 £388.80

  • 25% off

    3 Nov 2018 - 10 Nov 2018

    £338.00 £253.50

  • 25% off

    10 Nov 2018 - 17 Nov 2018

    £338.00 £253.50

  • 25% off

    24 Nov 2018 - 1 Dec 2018

    £338.00 £253.50

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


A hop, skip and a jump from wonderful beaches, galleries and restaurants, Bay Tree Barn is a delightful semi-detached cottage in a small hamlet on the edge of dramatic moorland, ju...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £254 - £699

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


Tucked down a leafy lane with birdsong in the air, the rural tranquility of this pretty semi-detached cottage will delight those looking for a break from busy daily lives. Just...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £256 - £799 *

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

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Over 200 years old, this lovely stone cottage overlooking Stithians Reservoir is perfectly positioned for exploring Cornwall. Attached to but facing away from the Owner's home, the...

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

Price per week £258 - £636

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  • 30% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £432.48 £302.74

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Cadgwith, Cornwall.


In the quiet village of Ruan Minor, this modern light-filled house is ideally located with an easy stroll to the local shop and Cadgwith Cove's friendly, picturesque pub is just a ...

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

Price per week £259 - £1080 *

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* Includes 40% off for parties up to 2 + cot on selected dates. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are excluded at the discounted rate.

  • 20% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £625.40 £500.32

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


What a delightful getaway this is, set down a tree-lined lane amid the tranquility of beautiful countryside. With rustling leaves and birdsong as a background lullaby, you will rel...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £261 - £815 *

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

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