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.Read more

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

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 £454 - £997

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage in Perranporth, North Cornwall.


Sunnyside Cottage is your archetypal Cornish cottage, close to the shores of the glorious beach at Perranporth. This charming detached cottage is ideal for dog lovers as the garden...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £459 - £1275 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot on selected dates.

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Family size, dog friendly shepherds hut near Lostwithiel, South Cornwall with a hot tub


Fall under the spell of this stunning location with an unforgettable stay at the enchanting Witch's Wagon. Squirreled away in the pretty hamlet of Warleggan, yes it is a real place...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £460 - £910 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot on selected dates.

Family-size shepherds hut with hot tub and dog friendly near Lostwithiel


As you wind through the moorland lanes that lead to the pretty rural hamlet of Warleggan, you'll appreciate why the locals have twinned this special place with CS Lewis' fantasy wo...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £460 - £910 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot on selected dates.

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Taking its name from the nearby bridge over the Walkham river, Huckworthy is a truly idyllic couple's retreat. Granite steps lead you up to the front door and private garden area, ...

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

Price per week £461 - £869

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


Take one beautifully-converted granite barn, sprinkle with quirky flourishes then add wall-to-wall comfort. This is the recipe for success at Smugglers Lane where the living is eas...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £475 - £959

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


With panoramic sea views across Falmouth Bay from the principal rooms, a sheltered sun-trap patio right outside the living-room and direct access to the seafront and beach, this mo...

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

Price per week £483 - £964 *

* Includes 5% off for parties up to 2 + cot on selected dates.

2 bedroom holiday apartment with sea views in St Ives, West Cornwall.


See the ocean as you enter this contemporary first floor apartment, looking through the open plan living-room to the clear blue bay. Drop your bags and head down the hill to th...

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

Price per week £486 - £1430 *

* Includes 15% off for parties up to 2 + cot on selected dates. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

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2 bedroom, rural retreat near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


Surrounded by rolling hills and wonderful countryside yet within easy reach of Porthleven's fabulous shops, pubs, restaurants and picturesque harbour. Outside, a terrace planted wi...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £490 - £970 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 on selected dates.

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 £500 - £2200 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 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.

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