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

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with a swimming pool near Falmouth


Fern is a beautifully appointed and luxuriously spacious retreat for couples, perfect for a wonderfully chilled-out holiday. The open plan living-room has floor to ceiling windows ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £740 - £1260

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Mullion.


Welcoming and completely memorable, this penthouse apartment features luxurious finishes and furnishings, soft fluffy towels and breathtaking views of Mullion Cove harbour; simply ...

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

Price per week £799 - £1499

3 bedroom cottage with sea views in Portreath, North Cornwall.


This is a beach house in every sense of the word, with light, bright open spaces, indoor-outdoor living on the private roof-deck lounge and views to leave you speechless. Giant win...

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

Price per week £932 - £2560 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 9 Jun and 7 Jul 2018, 8 Sep and 13 Oct 2018, 3 Nov and 15 Dec 2018. 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 9 Jun and 7 Jul 2018, 8 Sep and 13 Oct 2018, 3 Nov and 15 Dec 2018.

  • 20% off

    9 Jun 2018 - 16 Jun 2018

    £1254.40 £1003.20

3 bedroom cottage with sea views in Portreath, North Cornwall.


This stunningly designed contemporary beach house with unobstructed views over Portreath beach is likely to take your breath away. The liberal use of glass floods the living space ...

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

Price per week £932 - £2560 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 9 Jun and 7 Jul 2018, 8 Sep and 13 Oct 2018, 3 Nov and 15 Dec 2018. 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 9 Jun and 7 Jul 2018, 8 Sep and 13 Oct 2018, 3 Nov and 15 Dec 2018.

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

1 bedroom, rural self catering apartment near Exeter, South Devon.


If it's a luxury retreat you are looking for, look no further. The Vineyard Retreat is a ground floor apartment situated within the peaceful grounds of Kenton Park Estate, offering...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1080

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Seaview.


Located in a small waterside development on the edge of Seaview, 62 Buddleia Cottage is a pretty beach bungalow offering comfortable accommodation, for a couple or small family, in...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £309 - £670

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  • 20% off

    26 May 2018 - 2 Jun 2018

    £571.98 £457.58

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near St Just.


Cosy up in this pretty little terraced miner's cottage, set in the heart of one of Cornwall's ancient mining heritage sites and with views of the crashing Atlantic Ocean from downs...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £321 - £765

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Beaworthy, North Devon.


Set in a quiet courtyard in the heart of the conservation village of Germansweek, this beautifully presented end of terrace barn conversion offers the perfect retreat for discernin...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £348 - £695

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach in Penzance.


Jubilation is a first floor apartment with excellent sea glimpses from the open plan living area to the outdoor Jubilee Pool and Penzance promenade. A single and double bedroom mak...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £350 - £699

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


Orchard Barn is a stone's throw from the stunning Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; 9,500 acres of open moorland, deep wooded valleys and panoramic views. The sing...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £354 - £770

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

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