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 936 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 self catering cottage near the beach in Cowes, Isle of Wight


Just a five minute walk from the heart of Cowes and Sheppard's Wharf, The Bird House is a charming cottage which combines modern living with period features bringing character and ...

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

Price per week £452 - £1400

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

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 - £1163

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

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


A gorgeous and contemporary split-level house tucked in away in a peaceful cul-de-sac, this property has been furnished and appointed to an exemplary standard. Set over four floors...

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

Price per week £459 - £1435 *

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

  • 20% off

    29 Sep 2018 - 6 Oct 2018

    £641.70 £513.60

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 on selected dates.

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


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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £462 - £1180

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  • 20% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £682.04 £545.60

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Stunning can be an over-used term but Ida Cottage really lives up to the description. Under-floor heating throughout, toasty slate-flooring downstairs and oak-flooring upstairs, th...

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

Price per week £469 - £1397 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot on selected dates. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

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