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

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

7 nights from £432

Dog friendly treetop cabin near the beach in Cadgwith, Cornwall.


Looking for the perfect get-away-from-it-all retreat? Look no further! Tree Tops Cabin is that and so much more, sat high up in the trees with a peaceful stream trickling through b...

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

7 nights from £432

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

7 nights from £432

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Looe, Cornwall.


Commanding lovely views down the valley towards the glistening waters of Talland Bay, this haven of tranquility lies between Looe and Polperro, just a quarter of a mile up the hill...

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

7 nights from £432

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

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £432

2 bedroom cottage near the beach, near Kingsbridge, Devon.


If you imagine the perfect retreat in which to enjoy this gorgeous part of south Devon, you would probably be thinking of this attractive detached stone barn conversion. With o...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £432

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £432

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


Enjoy outstanding views, wonderful walks and an abundance of wildlife from this delightful single-storey barn conversion nestled in the heart of glorious countryside and farmland. ...

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £432

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

7 nights from £433 *

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Mousehole needs no introduction; this harbourside town is extremely popular with its array of galleries, restaurants and a safe family-friendly beach. Hillside is set up the hill f...

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

7 nights from £433 *

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

7 nights from £433

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


This delightful single-storey converted barn is one of two barns set on an unspoilt Cornish country lane close to many beaches, and with a large garden this is the ideal holiday ho...

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

7 nights from £433

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

7 nights from £433

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


1 Harbour Strand is a town house with jaunty decor, attractive furnishings and interesting prints, including some of the owners own artwork. It offers a games-room, with table-tenn...

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

7 nights from £433

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

7 nights from £435

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


Tiddily Prom has unsurpassed sea views across Mount’s Bay as far as the Lizard peninsula. Elegant and spacious, this light and airy apartment has an open plan living area and a lar...

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

7 nights from £435

We’re a Visit England Quality Accredited Agency for our high standards in holiday letting.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £435

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


The 'wow' factor can be an over-used term – but not in this instance. Found in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a mile from Dartmoor, The Hay Barn is really special. With its...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £435

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

7 nights from £435

3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Shanklin.


25 Palmerston Road is a bright, cheerfully decorated, family home and is one of our most popular properties. This property is a real find for a family looking for a home both close...

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

7 nights from £435

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