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

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Part of a very large traditional country house Butterwell House is the perfect place for family gatherings, celebrations and out-of-season escapes. There are seaside towns and pict...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £574 - £1490

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  • 25% off

    1 Jun 2018 - 8 Jun 2018

    £923.80 £693.00

  • 20% off

    8 Jun 2018 - 15 Jun 2018

    £923.80 £739.20

  • 20% off

    15 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018

    £990.85 £792.80

4 bedroom dog-friendly self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho


Beach House is perched just above Tatams beach close to the centre of the pretty harbourside village of Portscatho. Split-level and decorated throughout with a maritime theme, the ...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £577 - £1525

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


Hidden away in the peaceful rural hamlet of Eastcott, within striking distance of the north Cornish coast and the Devon and Cornwall border, charming Eastcott Cottage is the finest...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £588 - £1526

4 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Set in a large tree-lined garden in a tranquil countryside location, Higher Carnon Farmhouse offers peace, seclusion and privacy. This lovely old house is just five miles from Falm...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £597 - £1730

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


A spacious family home, 17 Sandcove Rise is located in a quiet cul-de-sac in the pretty village of Seaview. Well-presented and with modern furnishings throughout, it has a wonderfu...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £630 - £1580

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


Mallards is a spacious, three-storey Edwardian house in Seaview village and a much-loved family home. Enjoying a great location just yards from the seafront, it's the perfect choic...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £631 - £1250

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

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


Middle Salterns is a pretty, end of terrace Edwardian property in the heart of Seaview, simply decorated and arranged over three floors. There are two double bedrooms and a bunk-ro...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £643 - £1440

4 bedroom cottage with sea views near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


This charming Victorian semi-detached house, with wonderful views of Gerrans Bay, has been tastefully restored throughout to provide excellent holiday accommodation. In a quiet par...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £656 - £1680

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage with sea views in St Helens, Isle of Wight


Bay View is a charming semi-detached house situated down a quiet leafy lane off the Green in the picturesque village of St Helens and aptly named due to the stunning views over St ...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £675 - £1495

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Gerrans.


Once a village chapel, Sunday House East is a gorgeous property converted from part of the original building and set in the centre of the village of Gerrans, just a short walk from...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £690 - £1980

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