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.Read more

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

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots in 2 properties
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7 nights from £1012


These are the first and last holiday cottages in England! Just a stone's throw from Land's End with its dramatic cliffs, coastal paths and below, the crashing Atlantic Ocean. Mont...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots in 2 properties
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7 nights from £1012

  • Sleeps 9 + 2 cots in 2 properties
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7 nights from £777


Hatts Farm is a working farm set in 100 acres on the Dorset/Wiltshire border, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty near the market town of Shaftesbury and within driving distan...

  • Sleeps 9 + 2 cots in 2 properties
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7 nights from £777

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 9 + 3 cots in 3 properties
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7 nights from £1154


This working farm on the edge of the historic village of Chideock stretches gently downhill to the Jurassic Coast where one of Dorset's most famous landmarks – Golden Cap – rises a...

  • Sleeps 9 + 3 cots in 3 properties
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7 nights from £1154

  • Sleeps 10 + 3 cots in 2 properties
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7 nights from £693


Set in 212 acres of woodland and wildflower meadow, Grascott Forest Cottages are perfect for those who wish to truly unwind. This stunning area of north Devon is a UNESCO Biosphere...

  • Sleeps 10 + 3 cots in 2 properties
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7 nights from £693

  • Sleeps 10 + 3 cots in 3 properties
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7 nights from £1976


Nestled in the stunning Walkham valley within Dartmoor National Park these three cottages are ideally located to explore this glorious part of Devon. Down a pretty lane edged with ...

  • Sleeps 10 + 3 cots in 3 properties
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7 nights from £1976

  • Sleeps 12 + 3 cots in 3 properties
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7 nights from £944 *


High up above magnificent Mounts Bay with breath-taking 180 degree views, these cosy yet well-equipped pods provide the perfect place from which to enjoy all that the far west of C...

  • Sleeps 12 + 3 cots in 3 properties
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £944 *

  • Sleeps 12 + 2 cots in 2 properties
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7 nights from £982


Glamping at Chymder Farm offers the finest luxury camping set a few minutes' drive from two fabulous beaches and within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Set in a meadow of se...

  • Sleeps 12 + 2 cots in 2 properties
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7 nights from £982

  • Sleeps 12 + 3 cots in 3 properties
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7 nights from £1024


Leigh Farm cottages are set in the beautiful Teign Valley on the south eastern edge of Dartmoor National Park. Close to Bovey Tracey, known as the gateway to Dartmoor, these are pe...

  • Sleeps 12 + 3 cots in 3 properties
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1024

Our property managers are local experts who handpick perfect places to stay.

  • Sleeps 12 + 2 cots in 2 properties
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7 nights from £1027


Unique in its seclusion and romantic setting, Rosteague is a 200 acre privately-owned estate made up of surrounding pastures that undulate gently down to its own mile of coastline ...

  • Sleeps 12 + 2 cots in 2 properties
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7 nights from £1027

  • Sleeps 12 + 2 cots in 3 properties
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1530


Nestling in the heart of Poldark Cornwall, this is our idea of an idyllic escape to the country…with a difference. Just a short drive from Prussia Cove, Middle Colenso offers th...

  • Sleeps 12 + 2 cots in 3 properties
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7 nights from £1530

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