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

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


Just a three minute drive from Cadgwith Cove or a ten minute walk down the hill, Mermaid Cottage is a perfect holiday base for getting to know this rugged and beautiful area of Cor...

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

Price per week £398 - £1245 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot on selected dates. Bedroom 3 is excluded at the discounted rate.

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Branscombe, Devon.


Smugglers Cottage is in a perfect location just one mile inland from the stunning Jurassic Coast, not far from the Devon/Dorset border on the outskirts of the beautiful east Devon ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £398 - £1380 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 3 Nov and 15 Dec 2018. Bedroom 3 is excluded at the discounted rate

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


This pretty detached former coach house is in beautiful rural Dorset within easy reach of the stunning World Heritage Jurassic coastline. The Old Coach House has a spacious brig...

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

Price per week £399 - £1018

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

Price per week £400 - £939

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2 bedroom, rural cottage near the sea near Portreath, North Cornwall.


A tranquil location, pretty countryside, great beaches and a warm welcome are waiting for you when you stay at Wingfield Cottage. Cleverly designed and using the natural beauty of ...

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

Price per week £400 - £920

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


Close to Dorset's spectacular Jurassic Coast, the popular market town of Bridport and the harbour and beach at West Bay, this cottage has stunning views of the gentle Dorset countr...

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

Price per week £401 - £827

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


22 Seaview Bay is an impressive two-bedroom waterfront apartment, set over two floors in the prestigious Seaview Bay development. It would suit a family with children able to navi...

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

Price per week £403 - £870

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


Nestling in a secluded valley in Dartmoor National Park this semi-detached cottage, built in the early 1800s, boasts a beautiful location surrounded by almost two acres of the most...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £403 - £876

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near St Mawes.


Set in the heart of the picturesque village of St Mawes, with a wonderful sea view across the rooftops, this comfortable terraced cottage is within easy walking distance of the exc...

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

Price per week £406 - £1061

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


With cosy under-floor heating and a warm welcome, Higher Manhay Barn perfectly typifies the expression ‘good things come in small packages’. This gorgeous little detached granite c...

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

Price per week £406 - £1015

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