Short on time? Book a mini break in the country! Take your pick from these short breaks at cottages, farmhouses and villas in the countryside. Perfect for long weekends away, short rural breaks let you escape to the great outdoors and recharge your batteries.
Marvel at the breath-taking beauty of the UK’s finest rural areas on your short rural break. Discover the tranquillity of the Lake District, go mountain biking in the Brecon Beacons or climb Snowdon, Wales’s highest peak.
If you have a long weekend to spare, hop over the water to an Irish country cottage or try Scotland for jaw-dropping panoramic views of the mountains and Highlands. Alternatively, you could follow the Spanish sunshine and hide away in a stylish Galician converted barn, or head to sun-baked Cyprus and choose a poolside apartment in Paphos.
This delightful studio apartment is to be found in the quiet green countryside near the small village of Scopello. As the crow flies it is only 1.2 km from the splendid white pebble beach of Guidaloca and 1.8 km from the beautiful sea and sea stacks of Scopello. The unspoilt and protected Nature Reserve of ' Lo Zingaro' is 3 kms away with it's transparent turquoise bay …see more
Good value accommodation on the coast in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.
A clean and comfortable holiday home sleeping up to 4 people on a nice quiet site.
Book Seabass for a holiday and enjoy stunning scenery, clean sea air and plenty of leisure activities. The Pembrokeshire Coast has been voted one of the best places in the world. Come and see for yourself. …see more
Le Heron 2 studio provides extremely affordable but comfortable accommodation for 2 people (more is possible) within the Le Cormier holiday facility, set in 10 acres of unspoilt countryside and formerly a working farm dating back to around the 17th century. SPECIAL WINTER RATES NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2014. NO INCREASE ON 2013 RATES FOR OTHER PERIODS. …see more
Located on a secure campsite. The Lac du Guerlédan offers fishing, kayaks, beach, hire bikes and water skiing, all available from Beau Rivage. There is a cycle path around the lake. Tennis courts are less than a mile in the local village of Caurel plus restaurants. …see more
Retreat for two, deep in countryside north of Helford River.19th century stables conversion with original arched openings - and an architect designed cedar extension. Space, quality, luxury, log fire, big bed, comfy sofa, patio garden, birdsong and stars. Handy for rambling, coastal walks and water sports, Falmouth, Helford River, Lizard, both coasts. …see more
Charming cottage in quiet pretty village with the Nivernais Canal and River Yonne meandering through. Great centre for house hunting in waterside villages, the Morvan & the vineyards of Chablis, St Bris & Irancy. …see more
Meadow Cottage is a delightfully renovated two bedroom cottage close to RSPB's Minsmere bird reserve. Located in the picturesque village of Eastbridge, the cottage accommodates up to 4 people in a double and a twin. Stunning views across the Minsmere marshes. …see more
The perfect place for anyone wanting to get away from it all and enjoy a relaxing holiday in tranquil surroundings. If you do tire of lazing by the pool why not explore the beautiful villages and historic towns or the local beaches and watersport centres nearby. Our two gites have separate access and each has a private outdoor area while both share the other facilities …see more
This 300 year old cottage is one of four in a peaceful, rural spot ½ a mile from village (shops & pub). Comfortable and well furnished it works well for couples or a family of 3 (2nd bedroom suits a child). Gardens, meadow, lakes, fishing and tennis. Beaches 10 miles. …see more
The remote hill top location with exceptionally pure air and gentle breezes is perfect for those wishing to escape from the hectic modern world.
The organic farming methods at La Collina Degli Scoiattoli allows nature to thrive providing a haven for wildlife. Please note that the price quoted is accommodation only, breakfast, lunch and dinner are available at extra …see more
A restored stone cottage at the end of a small "aldea" surrounded by gardens, fields and nature. It is a very rural setting in a small farming community which comfortably sleeps 2, or 3 . A perfect base to explore the stunning nature and enjoy the Galician way of live. …see more
'Old Merchant House', Portsoy is an ideal all year round base for exploring the north of Scotland with stunning sea views whatever the weather. There is easy access to the famous whisky and castle trails as well as Royal Deeside, Speyside and the Cairngorms.
Child-friendly holiday cottage that combines home comforts with outdoor activities on your doorstep. Essential baby & toddler equipment is provided.There are also amenities close by at the local town of Lourdoueix-st-Michel (3km), and is an hour from the neares …see more
Beautiful secluded cottage. Close to Tarbert. Off the road, the only traffic the ferry sailing past. Renovated from a traditional stone cottage, thoughtfully decorated, the open plan layout has many original features. A haven for walkers and cyclists.. Get away from it all. See the seals bask on nearby rocks and enjoy strolls along the peaceful shore. …see more
Separate dining room
Well equipped kitchen
One dog welcome
Short stays available Check out is 10.00am and check in is 3.00pm …see more
The apartment offers a maximum capacity for 5 adults, one double bedroom, one single bedroom, lounge/dining room with a sofa bed for two people, open-plan kitchen, one full bathroom, second bathroom with toilet and handbasin. …see more
Situated on a sunny plateau overlooking Lake Millstatterse . With out-standing views of Lake and Mountains, with walking access to many mountain walks. Swimming and boating on Lake. 100mts from Riding stable, 1klm from Golf Course over-looking lake The apartment has comfortable rooms with a large south facing balcony …see more
Nineteenth century mill completely restored with every comfort, located in an ideal place in the Parque Natural de la Subbetica, near the towns of Carcabuey and Priego de Córdoba. With abundant spring water itself that provides freshness and guarantees …see more
Why Casa da Colina: Clean air, bathing Bright, Calm, Nature, hiking, swimming, resting, reading, Portuguese cuisine, Portuguese wine, culture and an environment with a rich history. In short, everything within reach.
The views are splendid - the sea to the south, Mt Etna to the north east and wild and natural countryside to the west. The sun shines from sunrise to sunset by the swimming pool and the covered terrace is ideal for al fresco dining. …see more
The house is situated in the lovely village of Alpens. The house, made by stone, was built in 1706 and, recently, has been completely renovated. The standard capacity of the house is 8 people but can add more rooms and more beds; so it can comfortably accommodate to 13. House of 3 floors in Alpens. Built in 1706 completely renovated. 140m2 for floor. …see more
Feel your cares roll away as you take your first glimpse.... Superb apartment within the Lakeview Holidays courtyard complex overlooking a pretty mature lake, near Fairford and part of the Cotswold Water Park. Ideal for exploring the glorious countryside …see more
Carpenter's Cottage, in the centre of historic Pocklington, is within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants, arts centre and cinema. With off-road parking and secure cycle store it is the perfect base for walking or cycling in the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds. With underfloor heating and a wood burning stove, the cottage is cosy and comfortable all year round. …see more
Dunarden Cottage is an excellent 4 star modern bungalow set in a small cul-de-sac on the edge of Lisbellaw village. A short walk to all the amenities shops, bars & food outlets . Set in the heart of Fermanagh and is only 5 miles from the county town of Enniskillen. Information provided, on activities for families, cyclists, fishermen, walkers & Golfers. Central location.. …see more
The Cottage has a great outlook, situated on the banks of the Crinan Canal in a stunning location with the tow path and canal directly in front of the cottage. There is a driveway for parking & an enclosed garden where guests can relax and watch the yachts on the canal. …see more
La Grange is all on one level suitable for wheelchair access.
Double with En-Suite Bathroom with Shower over Bath
Two occasional beds are available
Travel cot and pushchair.
Open plan with cooking utensils, oven, hob, fridge /fire …see more
Rural Rustic Chic. Self-catering hill-top Algarvean cottage. Perfect for couples/families with young children. Hot tub - relax under the evening stars - then cosy up by the wood burning stove to finish your perfect evening. Large south facing terrace. Internet access Casa Velha – Rural Rustic Boutique Chic.
Cavehouse Chymeyn is situated on the hillside overlooking the historic village of Galera. Here you can relax on the terrace in the glorious sunshine. Later in the evening enjoy watching the incredible sunsets with a glass of local wine. The perfect end to a perfect day. English cave manager who cleans+ fresh bedding etc. (incusive) meet and greet and welcome pack available. …see more
A large detached lakeland stone house sleeping six which is ideal for families. FREE wireless internet access included. All bedrooms have their own TVs. Although we let it out, it's our home too!
Just off the town centre with its many restaurants, pubs and shops... Detached House with Parking Space - Great for Families or Groups - FREE wi-fi - Wood Burner …see more
Apartment or house with or without breakfast (vegetarian) in the beautiful Sierra with sauna Old stone house well renovated eco-friendly, very comfortable and as a base for holidays on the Route of the Cisters, with fantastic views from the Pyrenees to coastal Tarragona Cistercian monasteries nearby plus great views, caves, Modernist wine bodegas, original Gaudi architecture. …see more
Lovely Two-roomed apartment (55 mq), 2-4 beds, inside San Gimignano. In a central position, but also surrounded by a rare and precious silence, our apartments offer the unique feeling of an ancient building with all the comfort of modern amenities. Car parking is not a problem. Special access permit to reach our apartments or private garage available …see more
St Mullins is a sleepy valley hanging in the mists of time, a get away from the mad rush of the modern world where you can switch off and enjoy a world that travels at a different pace. It is also a great spot for the fisherman, walker photographer,and your Dog Our guests feel they have had a hoilday and a unique experience when they leave, Take time in St Mullins …see more
Totally out of the way, peace and quiet. Amazing views, in a beautifully restored gite. Downstairs openplan old bread oven which has 2 sofas and a television with english and french chanels dvd player. Dinning room table with a fitted kitchen with oven all the mod cons. …see more
Set in a stunning lakeside position Heron is a new detatched Lakeside Cotswold Stone built house with a wonderful views and private decking running out over the picturesque lake,it is the Premier Property at Lakeview Holidays. Awarded an AA 4 Star rating. …see more
Expect a warm welcome. Borders people are very friendly. Enjoy the slower pace of life from a comfortable base. Scenery, star-gazing, access to a city, history & heritage, outdoor pursuits - all from here! Heating, electricity & linen/towels all included in the price. Free WIFI. …see more
Kate's refurbished to an exceptionally high standard - beautiful oak furniture with beamed ceilings combine with features from the original 150 year old cottage. Large peaceful private lawned garden with a delightful stream. Fabulous mountain views. Star-gazers heaven Free wifi connection. Fully equipped kitchen with le creuset cookware. Garden games - croquet & boules. …see more
Beautiful, tranquil location, scenic views, peaceful ,with private beach access, ideally suited to both families or for quiet get aways and romantic retreats. Ideal for surfers, golfers, anglers and those who enjoy more adventurous pursuits. The holiday site has a heated swimming pool, country pub, childrens playground amongst it's many amenities. …see more
Private and modern annexe that has been recently refurbished to a high standard and provides a wonderful rural retreat for couples or young families. Located in the picturesque village of Piddlehinton, 6 miles from the county town of Dorchester. …see more
Lovely and quiet villa in Castellammare del Golfo with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms one of which with double shower, bright and spacious living room, kitchen fully equipped and private veranda with views of the sea. …see more
Tolroy Holiday Village - This superb holiday village, with communal grounds and gardens, has a licensed club with live entertainment, restaurant, bar snacks and take-away. There is a heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, tennis court, plus a games room. (March-Oct only) Ideal for walking holidays with lots of lovely countryside to explore nearby. …see more
Roquetas is still a very Spanish town, it has a very good and beach perfect for swimming and water sports.
The Mario water theme park and playa Serena golf course are within the town, there are 2 more golf course's within 20 minutes drive at La Envia & Almerimar. Bus stops are located nearby, for going shopping at the Gran Plaza or Market which is on every Thursday. …see more
Chapel Cottage provides the ideal accommodation in a perfect location for a unique holiday experience in the picturesque valleys, coombes, woodlands and moorland of Exmoor National Park - part of England; but ANOTHER WORLD; the last outpost of historic rural England. …see more
Private apartment on serene country estate at the edge of Spoleto, ideal for a romantic get-away, or family vacation. Fabulous views across the Umbra valley, terrace, and beautiful pool nestled in a grove of olive trees. Quiet, yet close to everything. …see more