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, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Christchurch.


Avon Beach, Christchurch Harbour, the New Forest National Park and the Jurassic Coast are all nearby to this recently renovated holiday bolthole. The cool shades of blue and the pl...

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

Price per week £762 - £1465

6 bedroom, rural holiday home near Bude, North Cornwall.


Woodlands Manor retains many original features including slate floors, magnificent fireplaces and low lintels (tall guests be aware). This is a terrific house for family gatherings...

  • Sleeps 12 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £766 - £3700 *

* Includes 40% off for parties up to 6 + cot between 2 Jun and 14 Jul 2018, 1 Sep and 13 Oct 2018, 3 Nov and 15 Dec 2018.

3 bedroom cottage with hot tub and sea views in Ryde, Isle of Wight


This absolutely stunning property is laid over five mezzanine floors, has two sea-facing balconies and a hot tub with a sea view! Beautifully decorated throughout, The Lodge offers...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £795 - £1500

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


This fabulous Somerset property set in the lovely village of West Bagborough in the Quantock Hills, has panoramic views which will take your breath away. Bashford Lodge is ideal fo...

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

Price per week £813 - £1401

3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


What a fabulous holiday home this is, a gorgeous mix of early Victorian terraced townhouse elegance and 21st Century luxuries, topped off with superb panoramic views. Big bay windo...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £828 - £1800

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  • 20% off

    25 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018

    £1422.00 £1137.60

3 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


The School House is incredibly special and the perfect retreat for those who want to get away from it all and completely unwind and relax. Originally the village school, The School...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £885 - £1525

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

3 bedroom cottage with river views near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Set above the banks of the beautiful Percuil estuary, this outstanding period property enjoys fabulous views over the water from nearly all the rooms in the house. The south-facing...

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

Price per week £906 - £2185

5 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Honiton, South Devon.


In the tranquil countryside inland from the east Devon Jurassic Coast, lies this lovely and secluded detached farmhouse. It sits within its own idyllic six acre grounds comprising ...

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

Price per week £943 - £2590 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 6 + cot between 9 Jun and 7 Jul 2018, 1 Sep and 13 Oct 2018, 3 Nov and 8 Dec 2018. Bedrooms 4 and 5 are excluded at the discounted rate.

3 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Wells, Somerset.


Wellesley Park is something really special, a cluster of beautifully presented individual properties in the gentle countryside just outside Somerset’s historic Cathedral City of We...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1039 - £1998

5 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Lyme Regis.


Less than half a mile from the World Heritage Jurassic Coast, The Old Manor House is a beautiful 16th Century, Grade II Listed house, full of character with a delightful enclosed g...

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1074 - £3196 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 6 + 2 cots between 29 Sep and 13 Oct 2018, 3 Nov and 15 Dec 2018. Bedrooms 3 and 5 are excluded at the discounted rate.

  • 25% off

    1 Jun 2018 - 4 Jun 2018

    £1431.50 £1073.63

  • 25% off

    8 Jun 2018 - 11 Jun 2018

    £1431.50 £1073.63

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