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

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


With a short walk to the beaches, restaurants and art galleries of St Ives, these security-gated apartments are stylish, contemporary and very comfortable. They have been designed ...

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

Price per week £512 - £1620

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  • 20% off

    17 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018

    £640.06 £512.00

  • 20% off

    24 Nov 2018 - 1 Dec 2018

    £640.06 £512.00

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in East Cowes, Isle of Wight.


Steeped in history Barton Manor is of great significance to the Isle of Wight’s heritage, situated adjacent to Osborne House and part of the original estate. The grand driveway lea...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £515 - £1061

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 £517 - £1399 *

* Includes 15% off for parties up to 4 + cot on selected dates.

3 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in Fowey, South Cornwall.


With a wonderful heated swimming pool and sauna – indoor, but retractable walls and roof enable it to be open-air in hot weather – and minutes from sandy beaches and National Trust...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £517 - £1226 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + 2 cots between 27 Oct and 8 Dec 2018. 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot on selected dates. Only two bedrooms are available at the discounted rate.

  • 20% off

    23 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018

    £517.44 £413.60

  • 20% off

    30 Nov 2018 - 7 Dec 2018

    £517.44 £413.60

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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 £524 - £1541 *

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

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Kingsand.


A secluded gem tucked into the edge of the cliffs, known as Freathy, and invisible until you get to its parking space, Gulls Roost boasts panoramic views of the spectacular coastli...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £526 - £1315

2 bedroom, cottage with sea views, hot tub and pool in Sennen


Definitely the first (or last) hot tub and outdoor swimming pool in the country! This immaculate retreat is all on one level making it perfect for guests of all ages. Your own hot ...

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

Price per week £527 - £1445

2 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views in Praa Sands, West Cornwall.


Perched close to the Praa Sands section of the South West Coast Path and the quiet rural hamlet of Trevurvas, Old Barn is a haven of tranquility. The sun-room has views across ...

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

Price per week £530 - £1326

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Fabulous, uninterrupted views across the expanse of Falmouth Bay are guaranteed from the open plan living-room and balcony of this outstanding third floor penthouse. Just seconds a...

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

Price per week £540 - £1350

2 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Ilfracombe, North Devon.


This gorgeous cottage on the dramatic north Devon coast will take your breath away. Midway between Combe Martin and Ilfracombe, high up on the hillside, the stunning contemporary i...

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

Price per week £544 - £1250

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

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