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

5 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


Mariners is a beautiful beachfront property offering light, spacious, contemporary family accommodation. Tastefully refurbished in recent years, this modern property is spread acro...

  • Sleeps 10 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £873 - £2080

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


Swift Cottage is a gorgeous, comfortable Edwardian end-of-terrace property, spread over three levels with wooden flooring throughout the kitchen and dining area. The spacious dinin...

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

Price per week £875 - £1895

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

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


Mountbatten Garden Apartment is a fabulous apartment stylishly furnished with four en suite bedrooms and comes with a private courtyard including a six person hot tub. Vibrantly de...

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

Price per week £895 - £2250

5 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


Set down a country lane, with peace and tranquility in abundance, this gorgeous Grade II Listed farmhouse is the perfect retreat for family holidays or a group of friends looking f...

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

Price per week £966 - £2800

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


Seacrest House is a stunning holiday home with fabulous Solent views across beautiful Appley beach and is perfect for a large family or group of friends looking for a property with...

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

Price per week £989 - £2265

5 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with estuary views, Shaldon.


Redcliffe is a water lover’s paradise, with direct access from the enclosed garden down spiral steps to a private quay. At high tide you can swim or sail from the jetty and a semi-...

  • Sleeps 10 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1118 - £3240

5 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Honiton, South Devon.


This fabulous 'grand design' barn conversion, near east Devon's famous market town of Honiton, is just a short drive inland from the breathtaking Jurassic Coast between Sidmouth an...

  • Sleeps 10 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1119 - £2907

5 bedroom house with sea views in Bigbury-on-Sea, South Devon.


This wonderfully spacious house stands proud, perched on the edge of Sedgewell beach at Bigbury-on-Sea, the location of this house is second to none. Pond House doesn't just boast ...

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1126 - £2448

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

5 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of wight.


This stunning converted coach house, benefitting from a fabulous location within the grounds of the Priory Estate, is an exceptional holiday home-from-home. The Priory Coach House ...

  • Sleeps 10 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1129 - £2760

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


A wonderfully modern property, beautifully furnished and housed in an American-style cladded exterior, Pitt Corner is roomy, with plenty of space for the family to spread out. As w...

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

Price per week £1244 - £2590

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