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

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

7 nights from £498

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Coverack, Cornwall.


With stunning sea and harbour views, and only a short walk down to the picturesque fishing village of Coverack, this pretty bungalow is a little gem of a property sparkling from it...

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

7 nights from £498

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

7 nights from £498

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Coverack, West Cornwall.


There is a definite nautical feel about the balcony of this first floor apartment, where you can almost imagine the gentle swell of the waves beneath you as you gaze out over the g...

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

7 nights from £498

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £500

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Coverack, West Cornwall.


This light and spacious apartment, with the most spectacular sea views, could just be the perfect coastal retreat. Sitting on the Sunny Corner side of Coverack, above the pretty ar...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £500

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £500 *

3 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in Fowey, South Cornwall.


With a wonderful heated swimming pool and sauna – indoor but retractable walls and roof enable it to be open-air in hot weather – and minutes from sandy beaches and National Trust ...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £500 *

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

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £502

2 bedroom, rural cottage near the sea near Mawgan Porth, Cornwall.


Grab your body-boards and wetsuits, walking boots and binoculars, buckets and spades and head off to Skiber-an-Fenten for a holiday that promises to be packed full of coastal caper...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £502

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

7 nights from £502 *

4 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


Lakeview House is a stunning new holiday property in east Devon, inland from the World Heritage Jurassic Coast from Budleigh Salterton and Sidmouth in east Devon through to Lyme Re...

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

7 nights from £502 *

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

7 nights from £502 *

4 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


This stunning family-sized holiday home with private hot tub, large enclosed garden and wonderful stocked fishing lake is in east Devon, a short and easy drive from the World Herit...

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

7 nights from £502 *

  • Sleeps 8
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £503 *

4 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach in Port Isaac, Cornwall.


Want the best of both worlds, then look no further than Trefreock Barn. The beautiful rural setting, shared only with a handful of near neighbours, set in a peaceful hamlet of only...

  • Sleeps 8
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £503 *

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

7 nights from £504

2 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views in Penzance, West Cornwall.


With distant sea views to Mount's Bay from this gorgeous and contemporary single-storey rural retreat, you will find a stay here hard to resist! Light and warm and decorated wit...

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

7 nights from £504

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

7 nights from £504

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Dulverton, Somerset.


Stockham Farm is an historic farmstead with panoramic views of the Exmoor National Park, just a few moments’ drive from the charming little market town of Dulverton. This beautiful...

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

7 nights from £504

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