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

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Shaftesbury, Dorset.


This fabulous Georgian House is the perfect base from which to explore the many unique attractions that are a short drive away. Create great holiday memories with fascinating days ...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £606 - £1347 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 10 Mar and 29 Dec 2018.

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Sennen, Cornwall.


This gorgeous eco-friendly detached property is set on the outskirts of St Just. Within the grounds of the Owners' farmhouse, The Perch has its own south-facing terrace with views ...

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

Price per week £620 - £1454

4 bedroom cottage with sea views near Marazion, West Cornwall.


Fancy relaxing in a hot tub, perched on the cliff top overlooking Perranuthnoe beach? Well, this one is for you! Cliff House is a warm, stylish detached retreat set high above Perr...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £620 - £2247 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot between 6 Oct and 8 Dec 2018, 5 Jan and 15 Jun 2019, 21 Sep and 14 Dec 2019. Only two bedrooms are available at the discounted rate.

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Dartmouth, Devon.


Set in Dartmouth, one of the most sought-after locations in the West Country, 42 Dart Marina is the perfect all year round destination. This superb two-storey duplex apartment offe...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £622 - £1586

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with a private pool, Totnes, Devon.


Drive down narrow south Devon tree-lined lanes, cross a small stone bridge (the eponymous Gara Bridge) and then suddenly you are there. Steps lead up to Moon River; a light, sunny,...

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

Price per week £628 - £1365

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage with sea views in St Helens, Isle of Wight.


Set in an idyllic location by the water’s edge on St Helens Duver, The Retreat offers stunning accommodation for a family holiday on the Island. The property offers beautiful livin...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £630 - £1160

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  • 10% off

    13 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018

    £1049.92 £945.00

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

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Bude, Cornwall.


Puffin's Nest is an absolute gem! Set in the heart of the delightful village of Poughill, opposite the historic village church, this gorgeous 17th Century terraced cottage has been...

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

Price per week £635 - £1408

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 £640 - £1620

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Totnes, Dartmoor.


Little Linhay, a former hay barn stylishly converted into a stunning cottage, offers something very special. Set in a fabulous location within Dartmoor National Park, Little Linhay...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £643 - £1398

4 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


Lakeview House is a stunning new holiday property in east Devon, inland from the World Heritage Jurassic Coast from Budleigh Salterton and Sidmouth in east Devon through to Lyme Re...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £643 - £1998 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 6 + cot. Bedroom 4 is excluded at the discounted rate.30% off for parties up to 4 + cot. Bedrooms 3 and 4 are excluded at the discounted rate.

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