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

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

7 nights from £488 *

3 bedroom cottage near the beach in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


If you are looking for a holiday home with its own private footpath to the beach, then look no further than Porthcurnick Lodge. Situated above the safe sandy beach of Porthcurnick ...

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

7 nights from £488 *

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

7 nights from £490

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


Surrounded by beautiful Cornish countryside not far from the coastal footpaths, Woodlands Manor Farm offers a small group of luxurious converted barns sharing use of a wonderful 36...

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

7 nights from £490

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  • 20% off

    22 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018

    £930.00 £744.00

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

7 nights from £490 *

4 bedroom cottage with sea views near St Just In Roseland.


With wonderful views looking out above the romantic creekside church at St Just in Roseland with it's sub tropical gardens and beyond towards the sailing waters of the renowned Fal...

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

7 nights from £490 *

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £494

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Lostwithiel, South Cornwall.


Warleggan (twinned with Narnia according to the village sign) is a magical Cornish village deep in a wooded valley, yet within easy distance of the south and north coasts. Welltown...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £494

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

7 nights from £494 *

3 bedroom apartment near the beach in Porthcurno, West Cornwall.


This beachy bolthole is fabulous, combining the fun of buckets and spades with art and culture. Porthcurno beach is an oasis of stunning natural beauty with fine soft white sand an...

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

7 nights from £494 *

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

7 nights from £495

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 £495

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £495 *

4 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near St Mawes, South Cornwall.


Close to sandy beaches at Pendower and Carne, this lovely old cottage is perfect for families and those wishing to explore the beautiful Roseland peninsula. There is a big enclosed...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £495 *

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £495

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Shaldon, Devon.


This perfect romantic retreat will give you that cute and cuddly feeling as you snuggle up on your decked area and gaze out over the water, watching the array of wildlife and water...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £495

  • 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
  • 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

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  • 10% off

    22 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018

    £945.50 £851.40

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