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

3 bedroom cottage with sea views near Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Bloomers' is a charming cottage with stunning sea views over the Cornish coast. It sits in idyllic countryside and provides a peaceful space to escape the stresses of everyday life...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £432 - £940

3 bedroom holiday cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


This sunny south-facing cottage enjoys a quiet rural position on the edge of the beautiful village of Netherbury, a short drive from the beaches and cliffs of the World Heritage Ju...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £436 - £839

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Portscatho.


Lowenna is a delightful semi-detached barn conversion with Bryher (3132) next door. Perfect for families, it is located in a lovely rural setting just a five minute walk from Porth...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £439 - £1097

3 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near St Ives, West Cornwall.


This large, detached traditional farmhouse was built in 1798 and has an open plan kitchen/dining-room with an inglenook fireplace housing a wood-burner; across the hallway are the ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

Price per week £447 - £860

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

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Dartmouth, South Devon.


This beautiful cottage sits proudly within 20 acres of the most stunning private grounds. Little Coombe Cottage has been furnished to the highest of standards; with every last deta...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Thu

Price per week £448 - £1107

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Set in the heart of the pretty village of Constantine, this traditional granite cottage is surrounded by the beautiful countryside of the north side of the Helford River and the sp...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £458 - £995

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2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Alum Bay, Isle of Wight.


Where to start in describing Old Coastguards? Our highlights are the tremendous views, log burning sauna with external heated shower, and roll-top bath, not to mention luxurious fu...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £460 - £1030

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Mousehole.


Located behind the secret garden wall of historic Nancealverne House (1895), Apple Loft Cottage is set in idyllic surroundings. This newly converted property (sleeps five plus one ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £461 - £1098

3 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


This gorgeous thatched cottage is in the beautiful Devon village of Broadhembury, a short drive from the east Devon and west Dorset Jurassic Coast with its chain of traditional coa...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £470 - £940

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Manor Farm Cottage is a pretty cottage full of character and beautifully furnished, and its location is wonderful – peaceful and tranquil, yet handy for all Cornwall has to offer. ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £470 - £1120

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