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

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Marazion, West Cornwall.


Carter's Croft combines vintage elegance with a luxurious rustic twist which cleverly complements this 18th Century semi-detached stone cottage. Lovingly restored into a holiday re...

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

Price per week £688 - £1418

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  • 10% off

    31 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018

    £1084.20 £975.78

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in St Mawes, Cornwall.


Right at the water’s edge on the beautiful Percuil River and tucked at the end of a quiet lane, Westward’s tranquil location and stunning views are sublime. Nearly all the rooms ha...

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

Price per week £698 - £2950 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 6 + cot on selected dates. Only three bedrooms are available at this discounted rate, please let us know which rooms you require. 30% off for parties up to 4 + cot on selected dates. Only two bedrooms are available at this discounted rate, please let us know which rooms you require.

4 bedroom, dog-friendly cottage with sea views near Bridport, Dorset.


Snuggled into the hillside with Golden Cap behind, The Guardhouse stands watch over this stunning part of the Jurassic Coast at Seatown, with sea views from the master bedroom and ...

  • Sleeps 7 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £708 - £1770 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot on selected dates. Bedrooms 1 and 3 are excluded at the discounted rate.

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Named after the river running below, Walkham has a garden with uninterrupted views across the valley with its fields and woodland, to the rise of Dartmoor beyond. Inside you will b...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £710 - £1339

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    31 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018

    £1164.93 £1048.44

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2 bedroom luxury apartment with panoramic sea views in Praa Sands, West Cornwall.


The breath-taking view from this stunning beach apartment must be one of the best in Cornwall; imagine relaxing on your private balcony at the end of another wonderful day watching...

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

Price per week £741 - £1497

4 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Nestled in a woodland setting on the outskirts of Mawnan Smith and only two miles from the sandy beach at Maenporth, this beautiful house has been lovingly and sympathetically rest...

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

Price per week £742 - £1854 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 4 + cot on selected dates.

  • 20% off

    1 Sep 2018 - 8 Sep 2018

    £1316.34 £1053.07

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


Feel the sand, made from seashells, between your toes on the family-friendly, mile-long sandy beach at Praa Sands which is a mere hop skip and a jump from this fabulously spacious ...

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

Price per week £754 - £2480 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 4 + cot on selected dates. The first floor is excluded at the discounted rate. 20% off for parties up to 6 + cot on selected dates. The first floor is excluded at the discounted rate.

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Agnes, North Cornwall.


This is a fabulous holiday cottage, combining contemporary architecture, superb quality and stunning location in one sumptuous package. Just a five minute stroll from the sand and ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £754 - £1555

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


The Gatehouse is a beautiful single-storey detached cottage offering luxurious accommodation for families and couples, set in a tranquil countryside location between Falmouth and T...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £758 - £2100

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


Soft pinks and blues, stunning views and all mod-cons are to be found at Rolling Surf. This ground floor apartment is as gorgeous as it gets. Set high above Porthminster beach, wit...

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

Price per week £759 - £1990

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  • 20% off

    31 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018

    £1175.89 £940.71

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