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

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Hayle, West Cornwall.


With its sunny, sheltered enclosed back garden with your own private hot tub, detached Sunset Barn is a beautifully presented open plan cottage with under-floor heating, the ideal ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £379 - £1038

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea in Boscastle, Cornwall.


Built in the 16th Century and bursting with charm and character throughout, Hill Cottage is a delightful little semi-detached cottage, sitting in the picturesque village of Boscast...

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

Price per week £379 - £990

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2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.


A really lovely little bungalow, holding true to its seaside location with a nautical feel to the interior styling, Spinnakers is situated on a small private estate within walking ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £380 - £860

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Yarmouth, Isle of Wight


If you are looking for a traditional cottage, look no further than Blakes Barn. Constructed from Island stone, the charm starts outside Blakes Barn with the beautiful brick work, t...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £380 - £857

2 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views in Minehead, Somerset.


Set back from the seafront esplanade with fantastic sea views and just steps from the South West Coast Path, Grade II Listed 1 Coastguard Cottages is the perfect location for a fam...

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

Price per week £383 - £880

3 bedroom rural self catering cottage near the beach in St Helens, Isle of Wight


Newlands is a charming detached cottage located just off the Green, in the picturesque village of St Helens. Its location is very peaceful yet within walking distance to the villag...

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

Price per week £383 - £725

2 bedroom self catering apartment with sea views in Ryde.


8 Appley Sands is a spacious, purpose built, top floor apartment overlooking the Solent and the award-winning beach at Appley. With en suites to both bedrooms, and comfortable, mod...

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

Price per week £385 - £840

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


This surprisingly spacious holiday home is only 250 yards away from the stunning National Trust coast footpath and just a 10 minute stroll from picturesque Portscatho harbour, the ...

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

Price per week £386 - £985

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

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


Drovers’ Cottage has been lovingly refurbished, offering a unique retreat for all occasions at any time of the year. Surrounded by stunning open countryside and within striking dis...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £386 - £780

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2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


At the heart of the rural hamlet of Trequite, yet only minutes from the vibrant and bustling north Cornish coast, White Cottage is simply an adorable holiday home. Great care and a...

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

Price per week £386 - £857

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