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

2 bedroom, rural cottage near Lamorna Cove, Cornwall.


Fancy a soak in a cedar-clad hot tub under the stars? Look no further, Sanctuary Cottage offers this and more. The spacious and comfortable open plan accommodation is all on one le...

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

Price per week £584 - £1785 *

* Includes 15% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Jan and 16 Jun 2018, 22 Sep and 8 Dec 2018. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


A familiar name to ancient mariners navigating the rocky shores around this rugged area of coast, this August Rock is definitely somewhere you will want to rest and stay a while. S...

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

Price per week £598 - £2150 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Oct and 13 Oct 2018, 3 Nov and 15 Dec 2018. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted rate, please let us know which bedroom you wish to use.

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

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


This fabulous detached holiday home is named after a small sandy beach that can be found a short walk away. Set in a secluded woodland corner of a country house hotel estate – the ...

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

Price per week £598 - £2150 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Oct and 13 Oct 2018, 3 Nov and 15 Dec 2018. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted rate, please let us know which bedroom you wish to use.

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in St Austell.


Sitting right above the tiny harbour at Charlestown with views of the tall ships moored below, The Captain's Gig is a lovely 18th Century terraced cottage sympathetically updated t...

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

Price per week £628 - £1570 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Oct and 15 Dec 2018. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are excluded at the discounted rate.

Safari tent with hot tub sleeping 6 near Honiton in east Devon


The gorgeous Cider Press is a great family retreat, set on a 260 acre farm in the heart of east Devon, just a few miles from the popular market town of Honiton and close to the Bla...

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

Price per week £644 - £1400 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 9 Jun and 30 Jun 2018.

Safari tent sleeping 6 with hot tub near Honiton in east Devon


The wonderful Wagon Linney is the ideal place for a family-together break, set on a 260 acre farm in the heart of east Devon, just a few miles from the popular market town of Honit...

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

Price per week £644 - £1400 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 9 Jun and 30 Jun 2018.

Safari tent sleeping 6 with a hot tub near Honiton, east Devon


The fabulous Hayloft is the perfect place for a good old-fashioned family holiday, set on a 260 acre farm in the heart of east Devon, just a few miles from the popular market town ...

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

Price per week £644 - £1400 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 9 Jun and 30 Jun 2018.

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Named after the famous novel by Daphne Du Maurier, this fabulous retreat is located in the grounds of the four star Budock Vean Hotel. With stunning views across the 9 hole/18 tee ...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

Price per week £648 - £2325 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Oct and 13 Oct 2018, 3 Nov and 15 Dec 2018. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted rate, please let us know which bedroom you wish to use.

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Marazion, West Cornwall.


The Old Granary sympathetically mixes original character with understated vintage furnishings and is a simply fabulous luxury retreat for a family or group of friends. A large firs...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £664 - £1596 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 9 Jun and 14 Jul 2018, 8 Sep and 13 Oct 2018, 10 Nov and 8 Dec 2018. Bedroom 3 is excluded at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, dog friendly home with a pool near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Cedar is perfect for couples, a beautifully appointed and luxuriously spacious retreat offering a wonderfully chilled-out holiday experience. There are floor to ceiling windows in ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £740 - £1260

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