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

1 bedroom apartment with sea views in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Cowries is a cosy ground floor apartment sleeping two with fabulous uninterrupted views of Gerrans Bay and the pretty seaside village of Portscatho. Situated directly above the har...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £316 - £605

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Cleveland Cottage has the advantage of a choice of two prices – for bookings by two or four guests. This very pretty cottage, on the edge of Exmoor National Park, a few miles from ...

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

Price per week £316 - £860 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot.

  • 20% off

    27 Apr 2018 - 4 May 2018

    £340.56 £272.80

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach in Mousehole, West Cornwall.


If you are looking for the ‘wow’ factor, you need look no further! This stylish retreat is just one mile from Mousehole, yet set in a peaceful, rural hamlet in the heart of far wes...

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

Price per week £318 - £756

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Newport, Isle of Wight


Little Tremore Cottage is a charming annexe situated in the historic village of Shorwell, surrounded by peaceful and idyllic countryside; this is the place to be for a romantic, re...

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

Price per week £318 - £520

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Portreath, West Cornwall.


Nestled in the lovely hamlet of Treskillard, on the Owners' smallholding, you will find this adorable little cottage, once home to the gardener's rake and flower pots. Peace, green...

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

Price per week £322 - £699

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Beautifully maintained gardens and a private meadow surround Chy-an-Hobi, a quintessential detached cottage in idyllic countryside where peace and privacy are assured. The spacious...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £323 - £1872 *

* Includes 50% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Jan and 16 Jun 2018, 15 Sep and 8 Dec 2018. Bedrooms 2, 3 and 4 are excluded at the discounted rate.

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1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


This converted single-storey barn at Knighton Farm is set down a mile of very well-kept track and looks over fields towards the Exmoor village of Withypool and the moors. French wi...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £330 - £635

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Newquay, North Cornwall.


Kiddlywink Cottage is a rural haven yet perfectly located for exploring this stunning area of Cornwall. The north coast is dotted with wonderful beaches, while the south coast boas...

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

Price per week £330 - £635

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in St Agnes, North Cornwall.


Delightful little Dormouse Cottage is tucked away on the outskirts of this popular village, compact and comfortable and attractively decorated. Thriving, friendly St Agnes is on th...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £330 - £635

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Butterwell Cottage is a lovely little hideaway for couples just a couple of miles inland from the coastal footpaths that wend their way along Whitsand, Lantivet and Looe bays. Warm...

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

Price per week £333 - £640

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  • 25% off

    27 Apr 2018 - 4 May 2018

    £358.40 £268.50

  • 20% off

    4 May 2018 - 11 May 2018

    £377.60 £302.40

  • 20% off

    11 May 2018 - 18 May 2018

    £403.20 £322.40

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