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

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


This is a wonderfully secluded property with a charming garden and spacious balcony, all within a few minutes from the idyllic Seagrove Bay in Seaview. There are several steps up t...

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

Price per week £450 - £850

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


Centrally located in the popular village of Mullion on the Lizard peninsula, The Old Chapel, built in 1840, has been converted into a fabulous first floor apartment. Outside, the p...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £452 - £1155

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Ilminster, Somerset.


This peaceful detached cottage, on the edge of a beautiful south Somerset village, is the perfect base for exploring this historic county or for popping over the border into Dorset...

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

Price per week £453 - £915

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  • 15% off

    22 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018

    £713.70 £606.90

  • 10% off

    6 Jul 2018 - 13 Jul 2018

    £814.35 £732.60

  • 10% off

    20 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018

    £915.00 £823.50

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Polzeath, North Cornwall.


Little Bokelly feels part of a secret kingdom, quite apart from the everyday world. Set down an unmade lane and converted from an old stable, its serene setting is quiet and peacef...

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

Price per week £456 - £1140

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


With walks on your doorstep and the harbour village and foodie destination of Porthleven only a short drive away, this is the perfect destination for countryside lovers to discover...

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

Price per week £458 - £1015

4 bedroom, dog friendly rural cottage near Liskeard.


Polwrath is delightful, found down a narrow lane on the edge of Tremar village. The Owners live next door and nurture marvellous gardens, which spread out in front of the property....

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

Price per week £461 - £2270 *

* Includes 40% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 8 Sep and 8 Dec 2018. 35% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 5 Jan and 8 Jun 2019, 7 Sep and 7 Dec 2019.

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

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Bath, Somerset.


This 'best of all boltholes' is just a couple of miles outside the wonderful city of Bath and yet in a rural setting with panoramic valley views and a deep sense of peacefulness. K...

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

Price per week £461 - £870

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with estuary views in Shaldon.


This delightful cottage, with the slipway yards from the front door (hence the name!), has marvellous views across the Teign estuary from the enclosed waterside patio/garden. This ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £462 - £1180

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Coastal Retreat is a gorgeous architect-designed contemporary split-level house furnished and appointed to exemplary standards, tucked into a peaceful cul-de-sac and providing all ...

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

Price per week £464 - £1380 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 3 Nov and 8 Dec 2018, 5 Jan and 23 Mar 2019, 2 Nov and 7 Dec 2019.

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Shaftesbury, Dorset.


Converted from a former stable, Brookland Barn offers an immaculate property all on one level in fabulous surroundings. The south-facing barn looks out over the enclosed garden and...

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

Price per week £465 - £1070

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