Last Minute Cottages

Our last minute cottages are the perfect excuse for a spontaneous escape. Handpicked by our local experts, we’ll have the perfect home, whether you’re in need of a romantic break for two or enough space for all the family. Special offers include plenty of dog friendly cottages, too, so surprise your pooch with a last minute treat. With 67 late deals to choose from, we’re sure you’ll find the perfect cottage for some well-earned time away.Read more

Escape from it all with a last minute getaway, whether it's a relaxing short break or a week long adventure. Take your pick from a variety of last minute cottages from the South and West, from the far reaches of Cornwall through to the Isle of Wight, and all of the delightful locations in between.

There’s something for everyone on your last minute holiday, whether you want to take the time to unwind or spend your days exploring. There are cosy cottages with hot tubs, idyllic country houses surrounded by miles of stunning landscape and dog friendly cottages, suitable for a solo retreat or a family gathering.

Reasons to take a last minute break

Enjoy the great outdoors 

Take a step away from day to day life and venture outside to enjoy the fresh coastal air, explore the countryside or go for a refreshing sea swim.

Unwind 

Treat yourself to a well-deserved break and take the time to relax in front of the log burner with a good book, choose a cottage with a hot tub for ultimate relaxation, or simply go for a long stroll in the beautiful surroundings.

Spend time with loved ones

Starting to feel like passing ships in the night? A last minute holiday will give you the opportunity to reconnect and make those special memories to be treasured forever.

67 holiday homes available for a last minute break.

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

7 nights from £265

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Over 200 years old, this lovely stone cottage overlooking Stithians Reservoir is perfectly positioned for exploring Cornwall. Attached to but facing away from the owner's home, the...

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

7 nights from £265

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  • 20% off

    16 Nov 2019 - 23 Nov 2019

    £330.72 £264.80

  • 20% off

    23 Nov 2019 - 30 Nov 2019

    £330.72 £264.80

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £282

1 bedroom holiday cottage with water views near Fowey, South Cornwall.


This lovely little waterside bolthole is perfect for couples who like walking, bird watching or messing about on the water – and those who just like to kick back and relax in comfo...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £282

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  • 20% off

    15 Nov 2019 - 22 Nov 2019

    £352.00 £281.60

  • 20% off

    22 Nov 2019 - 29 Nov 2019

    £352.00 £281.60

  • 20% off

    29 Nov 2019 - 6 Dec 2019

    £352.00 £281.60

  • 20% off

    6 Dec 2019 - 13 Dec 2019

    £352.00 £281.60

  • 20% off

    13 Dec 2019 - 20 Dec 2019

    £352.00 £281.60

  • 20% off

    20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019

    £573.76 £459.20

  • 20% off

    27 Dec 2019 - 3 Jan 2020

    £573.76 £459.20

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £286

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Close to Dartmoor National Park, dog-friendly and with gorgeous, extensive grounds, this former hayloft is a delight; think roses around the door, beamed ceilings and a welcoming o...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £286

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  • 20% off

    21 Dec 2019 - 28 Dec 2019

    £485.10 £388.00

  • 20% off

    28 Dec 2019 - 4 Jan 2020

    £485.10 £388.00

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £290

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Portscatho, Cornwall.


This beautifully converted barn is set in the small hamlet of Treluggan. Small but perfectly formed, the cottage has a high cantilevered ceiling giving the cottage a wonderfully li...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £290

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  • 20% off

    15 Nov 2019 - 22 Nov 2019

    £362.34 £289.60

  • 20% off

    22 Nov 2019 - 29 Nov 2019

    £362.34 £289.60

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

7 nights from £292

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


Wem House with its sea views is in a truly exceptional location just above the safe sandy Porthcurnick Beach. Converted from an old farm building this detached cottage is immaculat...

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

7 nights from £292

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  • 20% off

    16 Nov 2019 - 23 Nov 2019

    £365.43 £292.00

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £298

1 bedroom cottage near the beach in Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


Mevagissey is a bustling little harbour, home to a small fishing fleet which shelters within its protective walls. Picture book pretty, colourful terraced cottages cling to the ste...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £298

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  • 20% off

    20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019

    £548.80 £439.20

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

7 nights from £314

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Penzance, West Cornwall.


A sign that greets you on arrival states ‘Seas the Day’ and this is the place in which to do it. The Duck House is a gorgeous, contemporary, single-storey dwelling with all mod-con...

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

7 nights from £314

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  • 20% off

    15 Nov 2019 - 22 Nov 2019

    £393.00 £314.40

  • 20% off

    22 Nov 2019 - 29 Nov 2019

    £393.00 £314.40

  • 20% off

    29 Nov 2019 - 6 Dec 2019

    £393.00 £314.40

  • 20% off

    6 Dec 2019 - 13 Dec 2019

    £393.00 £314.40

  • 20% off

    13 Dec 2019 - 20 Dec 2019

    £393.00 £314.40

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £328

2 bedroom, dog-friendly holiday cottage with sea views in East Cowes, Isle of Wight


Smugglers' Run is a waterside property overlooking the River Medina and across to the sailing town of Cowes. It would suit a family or a couple in need of a little extra space. ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £328

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  • 25% off

    15 Dec 2019 - 20 Dec 2019

    £262.40 £196.80

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £328

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage with indoor pool Bude, Cornwall.


The Coach House is one of six luxury barn conversions nestling peacefully in 37 acres of Cornish countryside at Woodlands Manor Farm. With shared use of the 36’ indoor swimming...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £328

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  • 25% off

    23 Dec 2019 - 30 Dec 2019

    £550.75 £413.25

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

7 nights from £340

3 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views near the beach near Portscatho.


This spacious first floor apartment is in the very heart of this lovely coastal village, with two tempting art galleries below it, the picturesque harbour with its fishing boats an...

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

7 nights from £340

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  • 20% off

    15 Nov 2019 - 22 Nov 2019

    £424.60 £340.00

  • 20% off

    22 Nov 2019 - 29 Nov 2019

    £424.60 £340.00

  • 20% off

    29 Nov 2019 - 6 Dec 2019

    £424.60 £340.00

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