From large country homes to cosy cottages for couples, we have a wide range of holiday cottages for short breaks in the UK. There is nothing quite like enjoying a last-minute weekend break with friends or family at the end of a busy week, which is why we offer superb cottages which are available for short stays. Browse our holiday cottages for weekend and midweek breaks to discover properties in many of the UK’s most spectacular destinations, including Cornwall and Devon, the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, the Norfolk Broads, the mountains and coasts of Wales, and the Highlands of Scotland.
Weekend breaks are a wonderful way to unwind, and our range of properties include cottages with luxuries such as heated swimming pools, to ensure you have an unforgettable stay. Weekend breaks with hot tubs are also highly recommended—simply browse our selection of cottages with hot tubs. Whether you want to take a spring break in a city you have always wanted to visit, or a weekend break in winter by the sea, you will find the cottage that is perfect for you.
The 99 Yew Trees is a gorgeous Cotswold cottage overlooking the church in Painswick, Gloucestershire. The 16th-century townhouse boasts a lavish garden full of mature plants, and a neutral palette accentuated by traditional features such as the fireplace, wood burner, exposed beams and stone walls.
The Granary is an eco-friendly Grade II listed romantic cottage set amidst woodland near Witney, Oxfordshire. The pet-friendly rural property built with Cotswold stone promises peace & quiet. It has a cosy wood burner, exposed beams and limestone walls, extensive grounds, a fire pit and a treehouse.
An historic Georgian property offering accommodation for groups up to 12. Derwent House provides 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, oak panelled dining room and large superbly equipped kitchen. Great venue for special occasions and meeting with friends and families. Ideally for exploring the Peak District.
Little Owl’s Barn is gorgeous. The romantic converted barn is nestled among apple orchards near Preston in Herefordshire and offers luxurious fittings and exposed beams, plus wonderful views of the surrounding 100 acres of farmland and orchards. Generous grounds and seclusion complete the picture.
One acre of beautiful grounds surrounds The Loft, a romantic oak-framed barn in Goring on the Thames. Views to Goring Gap greet couples from the balcony and from the open-plan living area, while the enticing and well-designed interior draws in natural light. Revel in the fresh air and seclusion.
Castle House sits on the grounds of the Museum of Somerset in the county town of Taunton, Somerset, part of a 12th-century castle and offering a distinctive holiday experience, a large child-friendly cottage with four bedrooms over two stories, a modern kitchen, & signature Tudor Room sitting area.
Enjoy your Exmoor holiday with a stay at Little Farthings in the village of Timberscombe, Somerset, a charming child-friendly cottage offering upside-down accommodation across two stories, with three well-presented bedrooms, a spacious sitting room, & a wraparound decked garden with moorland vie...
Bull Pen is a traditional craggy-stone cottage resting on Treal Farm between the country and the coast of Cornwall. The pet-friendly cottage boasts an open fire, rural charm. a shared hot tub, indoor and outdoor play areas, open-plan contemporary design and proximity to beautiful beaches.
Hunter Cottage is a newly-built romantic cottage offering sophistication and seclusion in Clanfield, Oxfordshire. Set in a lovely corner of the Cotswolds, the contemporary rural cottage boasts views of surrounding fields & an orchard from its ample gardens, as well as an airy and elegant interio...
Little Star is a romantic Norfolk flint terraced village cottage near Hunstanton. The pet-friendly home promises a delightful garden and rustic interior. The cottage boasts exposed beams & wooden floors, as well as vaulted ceilings and a wood burner. Spoil your partner with a charming holiday.
The Treasury is an elegant romantic cottage within the grounds of the private Wolterton Park Estate in Norfolk. The pet-friendly cottage boasts exposed brick walls & great character, as well as fine furnishings and an open fire. Couples can also enjoy the private estate and its 150 acres of grounds.
Elinor Fettiplace is a rustic romantic cottage on the grounds of Elizabethan Pauntley Court. Sitting near Pauntley in Gloucestershire, it dates back to the 1300s and boasts beamed ceilings, wooden floors, and authentic rural charm. A tennis court and lakes are found on the extensive grounds.
A cosy and welcoming romantic cottage nestled in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, Clematis Cottage near the village of Blockley affords couples and small families the perfect escape, a pet-friendly three-storey holiday home with flagstone floors, an enclosed garden, and a winding staircase.
Poppas Cottage is a romantic coastal cottage within a 19th century thatched property in Burton Bradstock in Dorset. The cottage lies just moments from the beach and features spacious stylishly-appointed rooms as well as a lovely garden for pets and couples to enjoy, plus contemporary comforts.
Manicured gardens & open countryside surround Ardsley Cottage, a stylish rural cottage at Longford Hall Farm in Hollington. The elegant cottage sits among the Peak District and Derbyshire Dales & features spacious grounds with lovely views, contemporary comforts, seclusion, serenity and a hot tub.
Old Bothy makes the perfect romantic retreat for couples on holiday, situated at the edge of the Cotswolds in the historic 11th-century village of Halford, Warwickshire, a small countryside cottage boasting courtyard garden, an electric wood-burner, and en-suite double bedroom.
Panoramic Views is a chalet-inspired countryside cottage in the Trull area on the outskirts of the county town of Taunton, Somerset, offering stunning views of the Blackdown and Quantock hills, with a well-equipped kitchen, king master with en-suite with walk-in shower, and two flat-screen TVs.
Under Acre Cottage is a charming chocolate box cottage nestled among the Cranborne AONB in Winterborne Whitechurch. The Grade II listed 16th-century rural cottage boasts a thatched roof & more original features, plus a lovely garden with countryside views, an open fire & access to the Dorset...
Riven Oak is situated amidst the beautiful Lake District near the village of Levens, Cumbria, a two-storey pet-friendly cottage with beamed ceilings, master king with en-suite shower among four ground-floor bedrooms, and open-plan living space with wood-burning stove and Freesat TV.
Langdon near the village of Jacobstow, a romantic cottage near the Cornish coast featuring open-plan living space, contemporary kitchen, wood-burning stove, rear lawned garden, and cosy double bedroom.
The Blackbird Song is a cosy log-wood cabin set among nature in Woodbridge, Suffolk. The charming rural cottage enjoys seclusion and opportunities for kayaking and nature walks. The interior décor and open-plan design welcome natural light and add to the charm & the hot tub is inviting
The New Inn is a wonderfully converted pub dating back to 1730 set in Brampton in Cumbria and The Lake District. The rustic pet-friendly cottage retains its bar and many others features and offers lovely grounds and a truly unique group getaway, as well as a log fire, games room, sauna and hot tub.
The Hayloft boasts beautiful views of the Pennine Hills & promises couples a romantic getaway. The rural cottage in Holmfirth, Yorkshire, features exposed beams & a luxurious design, as well as a pleasant outdoor space for al fresco dining. Explore the many hiking and cycling trails.
The Hobart Spring is an impressive rural property surrounded by the beauty of East Anglia and is perfect for special celebrations. The pet-friendly cottage boasts beautiful expansive grounds for entertaining, as well as elegant décor and exposed beams and panelling, log fires in hearths and Aga.