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

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Simply gorgeous, this beautifully appointed 18th Century former cart house is an absolute gem. Set close to moorlands and just four miles from the renowned Gurnards Head, you are a...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £294 - £750

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near St Austell.


This former Cornish creamery has been converted into a delightful coastal retreat for two. Situated on the edge of the picturesque fishing village of Gorran Haven, The Old Dairy is...

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

Price per week £296 - £597

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

1 bedroom, dog-friendly cottage with an outdoor pool Perranporth, Cornwall


Nanteague Cottage is a spacious one bedroom cottage, ideal for couples. Standing detached at the edge of the central courtyard, it has a large patio sheltered by fencing to offer p...

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

Price per week £296 - £755

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  • 20% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £473.60 £378.88

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mullion, West Cornwall.


Step down into the quiet quadrangle of attractive granite barns, cross the communal garden, open the stable-door and you will find the most perfectly charming retreat for two. Nest...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £297 - £650

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  • 20% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £435.20 £348.16

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


A cosy rural retreat for two on the edge of the National Trust’s beautiful Penrose Estate, Smugglers Cottage nestles quietly beside a handful of similar stone dwellings in a truly ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £298 - £755

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  • 20% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £476.80 £381.44

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


This delightful barn conversion, surrounded by 280 acres of glorious Cornish countryside, is the perfect retreat for couples seeking a slower pace of life and time to unwind. Appro...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £298 - £753

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  • 20% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £439.55 £351.64

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


Set apart from the other properties, The Quillet is a single-storey, traditional dwelling with an enclosed sea-facing private garden. There are views across the countryside to the ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

Price per week £300 - £640

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  • 10% off

    21 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018

    £425.60 £383.04

Glamping pod with sea views near Penzance, West Cornwall.


Scenic Bay is a dream, set in a spacious meadow with a stunning view to match its name. This pretty pod is beautifully finished and kitted out for all of your holiday needs. There ...

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

Price per week £301 - £835 *

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* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot on selected dates.

  • 20% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £484.98 £387.98

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Glamping pod with sea views near Penzance, West Cornwall.


This beautifully situated pod has outstanding 180 degree views across Mounts Bay, running from the Lizard peninsula in the east, with majestic St Michael's Mount in the middle to M...

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

Price per week £301 - £835 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot on selected dates.

Dog friendly glamping pod with sea views near Penzance.


Mount Lookout does exactly what it says on the tin! You'll want for nothing at this cute-as-pie glamping pod, fully equipped for all of your holiday needs. Wonderfully fitted-out i...

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

Price per week £301 - £835 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot on selected dates.

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