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 245 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.

245 holiday homes available for a last minute break.

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £274

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Seaview.


Located in a small waterside development on the edge of Seaview, 62 Buddleia Cottage is a pretty beach bungalow offering comfortable accommodation, for a couple or small family, in...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £274

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  • 20% off

    21 Sep 2019 - 28 Sep 2019

    £342.55 £274.04

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £276

1 bedroom cottage near the beach in The Lizard, West Cornwall.


This little studio is the perfect bolt hole; it gives you all the comfort of a hotel room with the added bonus of self-catering facilities. Just on the edge of Lizard village, the ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £276

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  • 15% off

    22 Sep 2019 - 29 Sep 2019

    £351.00 £298.35

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £279

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.


At the end of a private lane and set within a peaceful courtyard flanked by a small group of other converted barns, The Croft is a pretty little self-contained annexe to the owners...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £279

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  • 25% off

    5 Oct 2019 - 12 Oct 2019

    £372.21 £279.00

  • 25% off

    12 Oct 2019 - 19 Oct 2019

    £372.21 £279.00

  • 25% off

    19 Oct 2019 - 26 Oct 2019

    £434.25 £325.50

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £284

2 bedroom self catering apartment with sea views in Seaview.


Not far from the sea you will find 2 Bermuda, a bright, neutrally decorated flat that is perfect for a family with children or a couple. The location is what makes this flat so spe...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £284

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  • 20% off

    28 Sep 2019 - 5 Oct 2019

    £354.78 £283.83

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

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £285 *

3 bedroom self catering cottage in Totnes, South Devon.


Harmony Cottage is a stylish, spacious yet friendly semi-detached cottage located in the centre of Totnes. If you are looking for a holiday which offers history, culture and charm ...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £285 *

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  • 25% off

    27 Sep 2019 - 4 Oct 2019

    £330.96 £248.25

  • 20% off

    4 Oct 2019 - 11 Oct 2019

    £330.96 £264.80

  • 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 Sep 2019 - 28 Sep 2019

    £363.83 £291.20

  • 20% off

    28 Sep 2019 - 5 Oct 2019

    £361.13 £288.80

  • 20% off

    5 Oct 2019 - 12 Oct 2019

    £361.13 £288.80

  • 20% off

    12 Oct 2019 - 19 Oct 2019

    £361.13 £288.80

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £287

2 bedroom self catering cottage at Island Harbour, near Newport.


Spring Tide is a delightful holiday cottage situated in a small development at Island Harbour Marina on the banks of the River Medina. The marina is set in a beautiful secluded val...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £287

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  • 20% off

    27 Sep 2019 - 4 Oct 2019

    £358.59 £286.87

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £287 *

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Dawlish, South Devon.


A ten minute walk down to the sea, the village of Holcombe is tucked away in the Devon countryside but within easy reach of the attractions of the south Devon coast. This cosy,...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £287 *

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  • 20% off

    27 Sep 2019 - 4 Oct 2019

    £406.03 £324.82

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

7 nights from £292

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey.


Meadowsweet is a detached granite barn, which sits in a beautiful rural setting just outside the small village of Lanlivery. Two steps lead up into the living-room, with its polish...

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

7 nights from £292

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  • 20% off

    28 Sep 2019 - 4 Oct 2019

    £332.10 £265.68

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

7 nights from £292

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey.


Cowslip like Meadowsweet (1430), is a detached granite barn which has two steps leading into the living-room, where neutral walls and polished wood floors frame the warmly coloured...

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

7 nights from £292

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  • 20% off

    27 Sep 2019 - 4 Oct 2019

    £369.17 £295.34

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