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

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 £415 - £1038

pretty 2 bedroom apartment in Yarmouth town centre, Isle of Wight


Located in the heart of the historic port town of Yarmouth, Harbour Life is perfectly situated within easy reach of the Wightlink ferry and public transport and just moments away f...

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

Price per week £417 - £830

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


Venice Lodge is a Georgian cottage located in a quiet residential area of the popular seaside town of Ryde. This is a unique house that you won't soon forget. If you long for want ...

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

Price per week £417 - £840

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 £418 - £1306 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot on selected dates.

2 bedroom dog-friendly self catering cottage near the beach near Portloe.


Dolphin Cottage is a cosy mid-terrace former coastguard’s cottage, situated on the edge of the picturesque fishing village of Portloe, with sea views from the terrace. The bijou co...

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

Price per week £419 - £1015

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


7 Sandpipers is a modern townhouse, set in the heart of the popular sailing village of Seaview. Located just minutes from the seafront, with its beach, rock pools and coastal path,...

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

Price per week £420 - £980

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Barnstaple, North Devon.


Woodbine Barn is in a magical rural setting between the stunning beaches of the north Devon coast and the wilds of Exmoor National Park. This very high quality barn conversion is a...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £421 - £850

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.


This lovingly converted granite barn is set in tranquil countryside adjacent to the magnificent Luxulyan Valley, a World Heritage Site of outstanding beauty that just begs to be ex...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £422 - £1370 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot on selected dates.

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2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Portreath, North Cornwall.


Chy Lowen is a perfect combination of traditional Cornish cottage charm, contemporary comfort and stylish living with a welcoming and relaxing feel throughout – a real home-from-ho...

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

Price per week £423 - £939

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


If peace and quiet is what you are looking for, this is the perfect cottage for your holiday. This tranquil spot is on the edge of the village of Frogpool and has views over the ow...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £423 - £935

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