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

4 bedroom self catering cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


Nestled in the picture perfect village of Ilsington on the eastern edge of Dartmoor, The Old Post Office is perfectly located and exceptionally furnished making this cottage a real...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £396 - £1085

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


Reverse living with one of the most spectacular views across Mount’s Bay to St Michael’s Mount. Relax in a comfortable corner suite indoors or better still, sit on the balcony and ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £398 - £996

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


30 Seaview Bay is a lovely three bedroom apartment set over two levels, offering sea views from the master bedroom balcony. Doors from the sitting-room lead to a decked area and pr...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £399 - £860

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.


Rose Villa is a little gem of a home in Yarmouth with its open plan kitchen and dining-table close to the doors to the garden, capturing the light nicely on a sunny day. Continuing...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £400 - £1160

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3 bedroom apartment near the beach near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Riverside, an attractive apartment enjoying views of the tidal Hayle estuary, is happily situated close to St Ives in the village of Lelant. Set above the Owner's Victorian home, t...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £401 - £1120

3 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Portscatho.


Jacaranda is a spacious bungalow with an apartment below Jacaranda Apartment (3136), in an elevated position in a quiet cul-de-sac in the pretty fishing village of Portscatho. The ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £402 - £913

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

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


This lovely semi-detached Victorian house is tucked away just off the village square in the picturesque village of Portscatho, on the beautiful Roseland peninsula. The reversed lev...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £408 - £1046

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Crediton, North Devon.


If you want to get away from the madding crowd, be off the beaten track surrounded by the Devon countryside yet with that something special that a great holiday deserves, Great Ash...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £412 - £895

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Boscastle.


Located in the small hamlet of Bossiney, Bossiney View is a spacious property set back on the old coastal road between Boscastle and Tintagel and is only a five minute walk from th...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £424 - £1082

3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Bembridge, Isle of Wight.


1 Harbour Strand is a town house with jaunty decor, attractive furnishings and interesting prints, including some of the owners own artwork. It offers a games-room, with table-tenn...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £424 - £1220

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