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

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £491

3 bedroom apartment with sea views in Westward Ho!, North Devon.


Nassau Court is a striking building which has pride of place right on the seafront with the sea a stone's throw away and the stunning north Devon beaches curving away into the dist...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £491

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

7 nights from £493

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near South Molton, North Devon.


This incredibly spacious and beautifully presented detached country cottage is in a glorious peaceful setting on the edge of Exmoor National Park with north Devon's stunning sandy ...

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

7 nights from £493

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

7 nights from £493

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


This gorgeous property is a stylishly converted coastguard cottage and really is a gem. Beautifully decorated throughout, in greys, blues and whites, it is an oasis of calm and has...

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

7 nights from £493

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £493

Bespoke built cabin with hot tub sleeping 2, dog friendly near Porthleven, West Cornwall


You will instantly start to unwind the moment you arrive at beautiful Barney's Cabin, a truly bespoke retreat. Offering the best of both worlds, this idyllic bolthole for two is se...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £493

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £494

Outstanding hut, sleeping two with hot tub near Looe, South Cornwall.


When you wish upon a star… anything your heart desires will come to you… and as you lay your head on your pillow at night gazing out of the skylight above, at a black velvet sky sp...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £494

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £494

Gorgeous romantic retreat with hot tub sleeping 2 near Looe, South Cornwall.


Utterly gorgeous in every way, this whimsically themed Victorian-style tabernacle hints at the glorious eccentricity of scholarly preachers of yesteryear. With bell tower rising tr...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £494

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

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £494 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Marazion, West Cornwall.


Brimming with character and clever touches, The Old Granary is quite simply a cottage to cherish. Luxury lies around every corner of this former barn, which has been impeccably res...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £494 *

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £495

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Kingsbridge.


Nestled in the beautiful South Hams village of Kingston, Laurel Cottage is a delightful property which has been converted from a 18th Century linhay, standing proudly in a lovely g...

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £495

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    24 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

    £770.84 £693.90

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £495

3 bedroom, dog friendly, luxury safari tent near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


An idyllic location makes this spacious and luxurious safari tent hard to resist. Set a stone's throw from the gorgeous Lamorna Cove, Bluebell is located on the edge of an eight ac...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £495

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £495

3 bedroom, dog friendly, luxury safari tent near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


Who could resist Buttercup's picture-postcard location, close to Cornwall's picturesque Lamorna Cove and set in an eight acre field with delicious sea glimpses and its very own woo...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £495

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