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

4 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.


Lerryn is an idyllic place, providing all the delights of a traditional village with its well-stocked shop, cream teas on the green, friendly pub and an ancient stone bridge crossi...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £429 - £1590 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 6 Jan and 23 Jun 2018, 20 Oct and 8 Dec 2018. Only 2 bedrooms are available at the discounted rate.

3 bedroom holiday cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


From within this spacious detached cottage it is hard to believe you are in the heart of St Erth, just a short walk from the village shop and pub and the pretty footpaths meanderin...

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

Price per week £430 - £1280 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 10 Nov and 8 Dec 2018.

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


The lush Lamorna valley lies just one mile away from this comfortable single-storey property which, as it is all on one level, is suitable for guests with limited mobility. St Loy ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £433 - £1125

3 bedroom cottage near the beach in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


A welcoming family home, semi-detached Rockpool has been beautifully refurbished and furnished in contemporary style. Double doors from the spacious kitchen/dining-room lead out to...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £433 - £1563 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 6 + cot between 6 Jan and 15 Dec 2018. The annexe is excluded at the discounted rate.30% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 3 Nov and 15 Dec 2018. The annexe is excluded at the discounted rate.

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

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Portscatho.


Chick Cottage is in a fabulous location just above safe sandy Porthcurnick Beach, where you will find the famous Hidden Hut. This semi-detached cottage is converted from old farm b...

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

Price per week £434 - £1017

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


Poised minutes away from Porthcurnick beach, this comfortable modern cottage has lovely sea views out to Gull Rock, Nare Head and beyond. One of a terrace of four, there is a prett...

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

Price per week £434 - £1017

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


The Upper 18 is a charming terraced cottage with fabulous views hunkered above this bustling fishing port. Formerly a fisherman's cottage and overlooking Newlyn, it offers views to...

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

Price per week £435 - £1035

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


Pretty single-storey Sunrise Barn is set apart from the other farm buildings across the courtyard with steps up to the sunny enclosed back garden complete with private hot tub over...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £436 - £1038

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 £436 - £1038

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


The Sail Loft has the most spectacular views from the floor to ceiling picture window in the large open plan living-room. Oak floors, vaulted ceiling with oak beams, a cosy contemp...

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

Price per week £437 - £1015

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

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