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

2 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in Brixham, South Devon.


Located in the heart of Brixham, 1 Pump Street Mews, a bright and airy apartment, provides a great base to return to after a day exploring or relaxing in this spectacular part of t...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £281 - £825

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  • 30% off

    6 Oct 2018 - 13 Oct 2018

    £400.95 £280.70

  • 20% off

    13 Oct 2018 - 20 Oct 2018

    £400.95 £320.80

  • 20% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £514.35 £411.20

  • 20% off

    27 Oct 2018 - 3 Nov 2018

    £372.60 £298.40

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Seaview.


4 Tollgate Cottages features an open plan living-room with wood-burning stove for cosy nights in and a door opening out to a decked area for the warmer nights. There is outdoor sea...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £281 - £730

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  • 20% off

    22 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018

    £373.10 £298.48

2 bedroom, rural self catering apartment near the beach in Ryde.


6 Sandlands is a modest top floor apartment with a large, open plan living area, just a stroll away from Ryde's wonderfully sandy beaches, the canoe lake and the children's sand pa...

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

Price per week £282 - £660

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  • 10% off

    22 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018

    £323.33 £291.00

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Just, West Cornwall.


Found in the spectacular far west of Cornwall in the popular town of St Just, Pebble Cottage is a delightful and beautifully styled retreat. This charming end of terrace granite co...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £285 - £864

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Agnes, North Cornwall.


Picture-perfect and petite, this delightfully bijou grade two listed cottage is located in the heart of the friendly north coast village of St Agnes. There is an abundance of shops...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £287 - £828

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  • 10% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £447.12 £402.30

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near the beach in Bembridge, Isle of Wight.


Take a few steps up to the entrance, and you'll find yourself in 3 Kings House, a ground floor apartment in a small development. The property is just a short walk from Bembridge Ha...

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

Price per week £295 - £643

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2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach near St Helens, Isle of Wight.


This two bedroom apartment in Bembridge is small but perfectly formed. Lovingly restored by the owners, 53a offers a perfect base for a family with a light and airy double bedroom ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £295 - £709

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


Jacaranda is a ground floor apartment with a bungalow apartment above Jacaranda Bungalow (3137), situated in an elevated position in a quiet cul-de-sac in the pretty fishing villag...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £295 - £633

2 bedroom self catering apartment with sea views in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


The Crows Nest is a second floor apartment at the top of a Victorian property in the historic village of Seaview. A family looking for a convenient base from which to enjoy the Isl...

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

Price per week £295 - £607

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


Situated down a quiet lane off the main road of the bustling village of Kilkhampton, cosy detached Bluebell Cottage is the ideal base for a truly wonderful holiday in north Cornwal...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £296 - £755

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  • 20% off

    29 Sep 2018 - 6 Oct 2018

    £403.30 £322.40

  • 20% off

    6 Oct 2018 - 13 Oct 2018

    £403.30 £322.40

  • 20% off

    13 Oct 2018 - 20 Oct 2018

    £403.30 £322.40

  • 20% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £473.60 £379.20

  • 20% off

    27 Oct 2018 - 3 Nov 2018

    £370.00 £296.00

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