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

3 bedroom cottage near the beach near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


This is a stylish and comfortable semi-detached property (the left-hand side of the building in the photograph) offering excellent accommodation for extended families and couples a...

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

Price per week £443 - £1223

3 bedroom dog-friendly self catering cottage near the beach in Gerrans.


Originally the village chapel, Sunday House West has been sympathetically converted. Imaginatively designed and furnished to a high standard, Sunday House West is situated in the c...

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

Price per week £443 - £1336

3 bedroom, Pet friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Bembridge, Isle of Wight.


3 Harbour Strand is a comfortable, neutrally decorated holiday home in a small, quiet development close to Bembridge village and the harbour. It's an easy property in which to holi...

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

Price per week £450 - £995

5 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


Bluebell has a lovely open plan living-room where you will all be able to enjoy dining, planning days out and the wood-burner. With lots of bedrooms to choose from and an additiona...

  • Sleeps 10 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £450 - £2275 *

* Includes 40% off for parties up to 6 + cot on selected dates. The annexe is excluded at the discounted rate.

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3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of wight.


East Gull Sands is an attached, comfortably furnished, beachfront holiday home in Seaview. Sitting right opposite the beach this property has sea views from the upstairs double bed...

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

Price per week £451 - £990

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


A hidden gem tucked away on Bluett Avenue in the peaceful Victorian village of Seaview, Lawn End makes great use of accent colours in its interior decor presenting a beautiful holi...

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

Price per week £453 - £1060

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Colyton, South Devon.


Number 3 The Old Antiques Centre is in the heart of the small historic town of Colyton close to the beaches of the east Devon and west Dorset Jurassic Coast. This house has many qu...

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

Price per week £458 - £1281

3 bedroom, dog friendly, luxury safari tent near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


An idyllic location makes this spacious and luxurious safari tent hard to resist. Set a stone's throw from the gorgeous Lamorna Cove, Bluebell is located on the edge of an eight ac...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £460 - £1286

3 bedroom, dog friendly, luxury safari tent near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


Who could resist Buttercup's picture-postcard location, close to Cornwall's picturesque Lamorna Cove and set in an eight acre field with delicious sea glimpses? Spacious and luxuri...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £460 - £1286

3 bedroom, dog friendly, luxury safari tent near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


Beautiful views and total tranquility are the hallmarks of a stay at Foxglove, where you can choose between roaming acres of peaceful farmland, strolling the coastal path, enjoying...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £460 - £1286

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