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.
From the moment that you arrive at your villa, Sunny Delight, and step inside its stunningly spacious and luxurious interior you will know that you have found somewhere very special for you and your family and friends to enjoy, guaranteed to make your dream holiday. Our …see more
This beautifull ,high quality 1 bedroom apartment is located in a park of 80,000 sqm with great sea views near Alassio .
The apartment is complete with kitchenette, big bathroom ,TV22 LCD, digital SAT, telephone, AC, heating,free wireless wi-fi, private terrace …see more
This beautifull ,high quality studio apartment is located in a park of 80,000 sqm with great sea views near Alassio .
The studio is complete with 2 sofa beds,kitchenette, big bathroom ,TV22 LCD, digital SAT, telephone, AC, heating,free wireless wi-fi,balcony …see more
Holiday apartment in beachfront Plakias village. this holiday home is 5 min. walk from the sandy beach of Plakias and 15 min. cycling or 5 min. drive away from other amazing and untouched beacheswoth blue waters of the south coast of Crete. If you are looking for tranqu …see more
This tucked away jewel is one of the best kept secrets in the Etna north area between Catania and Taormina. Privacy, beauty and peace - the ideal family, romantic or honeymoon hideaway... Swimming pool, hot tub, tranquility, panoramic sea view, nature and Etna.
4 flexible bedrooms, with 3 showers, WC's & WHB's & bath.
Lake side setting, games room
Archery instruction, kayak, fishing rod & bike hire (surcharge)
Hot tub, sauna eclusive unlimited use (surcharge) 22mg free wifi Can accommodate up to 22 people between 4 properties …see more
Yanwath Gate Farm is a beautifully renovated traditional Cumbrian Farmhouse situated on the eastern edge of the Lake District and located just 5 minutes from the shores of Ullswater. The house provides accommodation for up to 13 guests and pets are welcome. Gate Farm m …see more
Birch Cottage is a traditional 4 bedroomed cottage located in the village of Helmsdale, Sutherland. The village, which has all the local facilities that you could want (local shops, café, hotel, butchers), is ideally situated for exploring the North of Scotland. The so …see more
Single storey cottage. Wonderful views. Large, well equipped kitchen/dining room, utility area with washing machine. Double b'room with en-suite shower and WC. Spacious and comfortable beamed sitting room with TV, DVD & CD. Private garden with seating area. …see more
An eco-friendly place for those seeking total tranquility in a secluded location with very clean and healthy air. Small pool, garden, unspoilt nature, clean sea and a small coastal village with picturesque harbor, not yet "discovered" by the charter tour operators.
Th …see more
Wonderful modern villa with great privacy yet within minutes of beautiful Bagnone village and an easy day trip to the Cinque Terre or Forte Dei Marmi. Great for families, reunions and large parties. 20 meter private swimming pool with diving board. Kids paradise. WiFi. …see more
Delightful, detatched cottage in the village of Rosslare Strand. Open fire, sleeps ten comfortably and in its own grounds. Perfect for winter weekends or a longer stretch in the Summer months - Rosslare Strand is a great place to visit! Lots of places to eat in the vil …see more
The apartment is perfectly located in the elevated part of the village of Calasetta on a stunning and panoramic small square that faces Sottotorre beach. The house has direct access to the beach of Sottotorre by a stairway, one stone throw away from supermarket. We prov …see more
This air conditioned house benefits from 2 double beds, one with a balcony view of the valley to the golf course; 2 bathrooms; a comfortable lounge/diner; a well equipped kitchen and a terrace overlooking the 8th green complete with garden furniture, awning and gas BBQ …see more
Free wi-fi access, cable TV, DVD player and CD player. New bathrooms and fully fitted kitchen, with comfortable dining and living area. Ideal place to stay during your winter ski holiday or summer holiday with family and friends. …see more
The house is set in a peacefully quiet clearing in the forest, right on the European long distance hiking trail. Our house was featured in several German, Austrian and Italian architectural magazines because of its self-sustaining energy supply and stunning countryside. …see more
Luxury purpose built villa, with panoramic roof terrace offering views over the bay of Alcudia. 300 yards from the beach. Full UK TV Package, Unlimited Hi Speed Internet & WiFi. Secure gardens & parking. Luxury Hot Tub. Smoking is only permitted in outside areas. Check …see more
This generous country house is located on an active, organic farm. The massive stone walls, moisture proof and underfloor heating enable perfect conditions throughout the year. In the outside area, the large pool will immediately put you in a pleasant holiday mood. Ther …see more
Ideal for exploring the vale of Clwyd, Llangollen, Denbigh, Snowdonia and Chester. Ideal for a walking, biking and family holidays. Lockable bike shed available. So much to do in the area fishing, horse riding, railways, Llanberis famous zip wire and a walk up Snowdon. …see more
Stybarrow Cottage is located amidst beautiful Lakeland scenery and offers:
* comfortable accommodation for 6 people.
* open plan ground floor (kitchen, lounge & dining area)
* 3 bedrooms : one twin and two doubles
* garden with seating and superb views
* free WiFi …see more
Contemporary yet homely, modern yet rural, these two eco-friendly lodges combine high energy efficiency with the luxuries of modern living. In a large garden setting amidst established trees and shrubs, they provide a peaceful and relaxing hideaway for two. Just 8 miles …see more
Contemporary yet homely, modern yet rural, our two eco-friendly lodges combine high energy efficiency with the luxuries of modern living. Cedar Lodge is in its own private garden setting providing a peaceful and relaxing hideaway for two. Romantic package available. Jus …see more
Apartment in the French Alps - Serre Chevalier ski resort / Ecrin National Park.
Located adjacent to the gondola lift but suitable all year round - not just winter!
Briancon is a typical French town and is not just a ski resort that closes in the summer months... more …see more
In our family for 4 generations, 'Galwiji' will give you a delightful taste of rural life.
A gentle breeze blows, broken only by the occasional baa-ing of sheep and birds twittering.
Beds for 12 but also comfortable for small groups or even just a romantic getaway for 2 …see more
Our Farmhouse with shared heated pool, is a 20m walk 2m Drive to Jugon, popular for its beautiful lake, with heated pool, fishing, sailing (boat hire), walking, cycling & water-sports, and close to the spectacular coast and several resorts and white sandy beaches …see more
5* pretty converted stone barn located on our working organic farm. Tranquil country setting nestled between the sea & mountains on the West Coast of Snowdonia National Park. Comfortable & superbly equipped with exposed beams and views! …see more
Saremo pronti ad ospitarvi e soddisfare nel possibile le vostre esigenze! Nel cuore del sasso barisano Mettiamo a disposizione biancheria letto, biancheria bagno, phon, stoviglie, lavastoviglie e camino
Wi-fi …see more
Listaros & Ksa Sou offer the ideal location for summer & winter holidays, for anyone wishing to experience warm hospitality, healthy nutrition, culture & history, virgin nature and beaches, astonishing views and all smells and of South Crete's countryside. …see more
Get away from it all but have the convenience of an attractive small town and easy access to central Scotland.
Stirling Castle, Wallace Monument, St Andrews and Gleneagles Golf Courses, The Falkirk Wheel, Blair Drummond Safari Park and Loch Leven Kinross.
This spacious 2 bedroom apartment consists of a combined living, kitchen and dining area with coined meter air condition. Also with large bathroom with shower. The apartment will sleep 5 people and is situated in a tranquil area only minutes walk away from the seafront. …see more
Cosy apartment ideal for a couple - wake up to stunning views of Mont Blanc, sit out on the sunny south facing balcony, no need to de-ice the car in the underground parking, ski.., curl up by the open log fire and make the most of local fare in the well-equipped kitchen …see more
Combines mountain and sea sceanery, all over the year. Exceptional wild flora, inclouding aromatic and medicinal plants. Nearby a lot of quiet, low crowded, clean and calm beaches with small pebbles and emerald seawater. …see more
Distinctive self-catering family holiday home, with stunning coastal views. Nearby access to local beaches for watersports, fishing, coastal walks, and mountain biking. Large private gardens, with stream. Log fires, BBQ, farmhouse kitchen, Egyptian cotton bed linen. We …see more
A Unique Suffolk Coastal Listed holiday home offering modern standards of comfort with the charm of period living. Extremely close to the popular town of Southwold , the Old Reading Rooms , Wrentham is perfectly positioned as a base to explore Suffolk's Heritage Coast C …see more
Ideal base for a great family holiday in North Wales, free unlimited Broadband 2 min walk to the beach and all major transport links, Catref is the ideal location for exploring Castles, Slate Mines, Snowdon and all the beauty spots of North Wales, friendly housekeeper. …see more
In a prime position in Bicheno
Spectacular ocean views and beaches nearby
Comfortable 4 star home away from home
Amazing roof terrace with BBQ
Little penguins on foreshore
White sand & crystal, azure water
Restaurants & cafes within 5 mins …see more
Dating from 1624 and immaculately restored this beautiful one bedroom designer cottage oozes character. With its own large garden and country views it is located in the peaceful village of Tarlton whilst being close to chic Cirencester and Prince Charles' Tetbury. A bea …see more
Beautifully restored stone-built cottages boasting underfloor heating and green energy heat pumps. Located on the lower slopes of Moel Siabod,our cottages are former quarrymen's dwellings and retain their original charm. The views from our cottages are unrivalled. We …see more
If you are trying to escape the hotel experience Haus "Even" might be ideal for you!
As a large family, several families or many friends spending a holiday together!
If you wish I can provide you with an original farmer´s butter upon arrival!
The pr …see more
Spectacular views of the Glenshee mountains, outdoor activity centre on the door step offering a wide range of activities for all ages and abilities. Mountain bike hire available to further explore the area. 10 minute drive to Glenshee ski centre and ski hire on site. …see more
Situated in Findochty on Moray Firth coast, our tastefully modernised and fully equipped traditional fisherman's cottage, with spectacular view over harbour from private terrace, provides an ideal base for exploring the Highlands and NE Scotland. Discount golf nearby. T …see more
Stable Cottage is set within rolling countryside on the edge of the conservation village of Minto. The property overlooks the Minto Hills and has gardens to the front with views of the golf course.
Stable Cottage overlooks the 18 hole Minto Golf course which welcomes …see more
Right on lake edge
Outstanding lake views
Sky + sky sports
Activities for all ages
Close to Oxford, Bath, Cotswolds, Cheltenham
This Turret style designed p …see more