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

4 bedroom, dog-friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


Aldercombe Barn is a terrific family and dog friendly holiday home, only a short drive from the excellent beaches of Bude and Widemouth Bay. Situated at the heart of the working fa...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £565 - £1683 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 9 Jun and 30 Jun 2018, 29 Sep and 27 Oct 2018.

4 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Lostwithiel, North Cornwall.


Wooda is a truly beautiful property set in the idyllic moorland hamlet of Warleggan, which according to the sign is twinned with Narnia, and given the magical setting, this would b...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £567 - £1800 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 8 Sep and 13 Oct 2018, 9 Jun and 30 Jun 2018, 3 Nov and 15 Dec 2018.

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Okehampton, North Devon.


Nestled amongst the idyllic hills of rural Devon, Four Chimneys is a cob built, period cottage brimming with character, which offers peace and tranquility along with action and adv...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £572 - £1466 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 15 Sep and 15 Dec 2018. Bedrooms 3 and 4 are excluded at the discounted rate.

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage with a pool near Totnes, South Devon.


In a tranquil Devonshire valley, this gorgeous stone cottage has sunlight streaming in through glazed doors and floor length windows. Approached by a farm lane, past Aveton Farmhou...

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

Price per week £581 - £1730 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 6 Jan and 8 Dec 2018. The annexe (Bedroom 3) is excluded from the discounted rate.

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

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Somerset, near Honiton.


This luxury farmhouse in the Blackdown Hills, with wonderful garden hot tub, is in an idyllic rural setting on the edge of the village of Bishopswood, within walking distance of th...

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

Price per week £581 - £1510 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 2 Jun and 30 Jun 2018. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Cadgwith, West Cornwall.


Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with the lovely beach at Kennack Sands just round the corner, this traditional stone cottage makes for a perfect holiday getaway fo...

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

Price per week £594 - £1397 *

* Includes 15% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 9 Jun and 30 Jun 2018, 6 Oct and 13 Oct 2018, 3 Nov and 15 Dec 2018.

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Bigbury-on-Sea


High Lea is a beautifully refurbished family house, nestled in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and boasting the most breathtaking and unrivalled sea views. This ...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £594 - £1485 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 15 Sep and 15 Dec 2018. Only two bedrooms are available at the discounted rate - bedroom 1 (twin) and Bedroom 2 (double), or Bedroom 2 (double) and Bedroom 3 (bunk-beds), Please specify when booking.

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Sitting right on the waterfront at Mulberry Quay, this lovely property looks out over the Carrick Roads, one of the world's most spectacular natural harbours. French windows lead f...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £597 - £1550

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Polzeath, North Cornwall.


Set in the peaceful hamlet of St Minver yet only two miles from the thrills and delights of trendy Rock and Polzeath, Church Lane Cottage is a little beauty! Wonderfully welcoming ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £598 - £1299

2 bedroom holiday apartment with sea views in St Ives, West Cornwall.


See the ocean as you enter this contemporary first floor apartment, looking through the open plan living-room to the clear blue bay. Drop your bags and head down the hill to the be...

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

Price per week £603 - £1566

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    £970.92 £825.35

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    15 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018

    £1041.39 £884.85

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    22 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018

    £1166.67 £991.95

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