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

Gorgeous Airstream, sleeping 2, luxury glamping near Dartmouth, South Devon.


"They're so cool" seems to be the universal reaction to seeing the distinctive highly polished, curvy Airstreams. And cool Airstream 1234 certainly is. Built in 1956 it is a 'Sover...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Thu

Price per week £413 - £796

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Penzance, West Cornwall.


This pretty mews cottage set in the heart of Penzance is comfortable and well-equipped. With a delightful terrace accessed via the sitting-room, there can be nowhere nicer to spend...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £415 - £783

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  • 10% off

    17 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018

    £783.00 £704.70

  • 10% off

    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £767.34 £690.30

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


Lovers of the countryside and wildlife enthusiasts will find their own little piece of heaven on earth at Moreton Mill. Beautifully renovated from its origins as a corn mill, this ...

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

Price per week £420 - £1250 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot on selected dates. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted rate, please let us know which bedroom you wish to use.

1 bedroom, rural apartment with sea views near Kingsand, Cornwall.


Prepare to be wowed by the most spectacular of sea views from this irresistible apartment for two, set right on the water's edge, in the historic Fort Picklecombe on the beautiful ...

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

Price per week £423 - £814

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Sennen, Cornwall.


You will be thoroughly delighted with this beautiful detached retreat on the edge of St Just, close to dramatic moorland and the South West Coast Path, within the Owners’ grounds b...

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

Price per week £423 - £798

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Helford, West Cornwall.


In and around Nansbara peace and quiet is absolutely assured, so don’t forget to bring your favourite book as you can read undisturbed to your heart’s content. This beautifully res...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £423 - £815

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1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Helford, West Cornwall.


A stunningly restored barn, Marbles is set in a rural hamlet just an amble across the fields from the fishing village of Porthallow. Beautifully appointed, it has a roaring wood-bu...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £423 - £815

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Portloe, South Cornwall.


Stylish comfort and retro chic abound in this beautifully renovated Victorian cottage found in the sleepy fishing village of Portloe. The whitewashed terrace of nine former coastgu...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £427 - £1270 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot on selected dates. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted price.

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Mousehole.


Mousehole harbour is a stroll down the hill, there is a hot tub for your private use and a double kayak is provided for guests too. Beechwood has it all, whether you are looking fo...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £429 - £997

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Tiverton, North Devon.


The Mouse House perches high above the River Exe, in a hilltop position with spectacular panoramic views across the Devon countryside close to Exmoor National Park. This exceptiona...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £431 - £726

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  • 20% off

    17 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018

    £726.00 £580.80

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