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

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


Offering a high standard of accommodation, the Worsley Apartment is a ground floor apartment housed within Shanklin Villa, a beautifully converted Victorian building. With a separa...

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

Price per week £360 - £940

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Marazion.


Set in the heart of a bustling village, just one mile from Perranuthnoe beach and two from Marazion and St Michael’s Mount, Tickle Cottage is gorgeous. It has everything that you c...

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

Price per week £363 - £890

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Right smack bang on the Wharf at Mousehole and just a pebble’s throw from the little sandy beach lies Seagulls, which looks towards the sea past the boat park and car park. There i...

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

Price per week £366 - £694

2 bedroom cottage near the beach near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Just off the village square, this Grade II Listed cottage built of traditional cob is one of the oldest in the village of Portscatho. It retains the charm and authenticity of a tra...

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

Price per week £372 - £723

Each and every one of our cottages is fully equipped with everything you’ll need on holiday.

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near St Ives.


Gorgeous Thimble Cottage lies just inland from Pendeen Lighthouse and the crashing Atlantic Ocean in the far western peninsula of Cornwall. Set within a hamlet in the ancient lands...

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

Price per week £377 - £866

3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Brixham, South Devon.


The immaculately presented Sea Tang is a delightfully attractive home-from-home, with the most spectacular views over bustling Brixham harbour and out to sea. This lovingly maintai...

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

Price per week £378 - £1028 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 3 + cot on selected dates.

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Ilminster, Somerset.


Hayloft is in the heart of Barrington – a National Trust conservation village near the historic market town of Ilminster in south Somerset. This welcoming barn conversion is wit...

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

Price per week £380 - £873

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage, Lifton, Dartmoor.


Set in a tranquil location, Leat Mill Cottage is spacious and comfortable, with some lovely original features. Birdsong may well be your lasting memory from your stay here, as the ...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sun

Price per week £394 - £795

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


With its own luxurious hot tub too, Daisy is just as immaculately presented as its neighbours. Inside, the light-filled living-room has glass doors opening onto the sunny deck, the...

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

Price per week £404 - £878

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Mousehole.


Formerly an artist's studio and set close to the Newlyn School of Art, The Studio is now a stylish, light and airy retreat. Light floods the property through the skylights and floo...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £407 - £1018

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