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.
Sleeps 4+,Garden with views, TV, DVD & CD player + selection music, FREE WIFI.,Baby & child friendly, Kitchen / Diner, Shower room, board games, beach items. ADULTS & CHILDRENS BIKES , Walks, fishing, cycling,painting & photography, markets. Restaurant in village. The cottage is in a great position to use as a base for your days trips whatever your holiday entails. …see more
Traditional fisherman's cottage beside Blackwater river, recently renovated, quiet rural location with magnificent views over river and Knockmealdown mountains, south coast 20 min, historical towns nearby. This area has lots to offer and is just waiting to be explored!! …see more
Stunning sea and country views from the privacy of your own Italian townhouse in a picture postcard medieval hilltop town, just 20 minutes from coast and mountains. Ideal location for families with all amenities, or couples seeking romantic retreat.
The private balcony for al fresco dining offers breathtaking views across the Marche hills to the sea …see more
Self Contained Single Storey Annexe/Studio
Off Road Parking
Quiet Village Location
Local Facilities include Post Office, Garage/Mini Supermarket, Pub (within walking distance)
Walking & Cycling Routes nearby
Public Golf Course within a mile
Private villa with salt water private swimming pool. Suitable for children, family or elderly. Fantastic poolside BBQ area. Fully equipped kitchen inc. dishwasher & washing machine. Close to several beautiful beaches. Short walk to bars, restaurants & mini-market. …see more
Casa Pequeña: romantic 1 bedroom cottage set in exotic lush sub-tropical gardens. Relaxing tranquil base from which to explore Andalucía, the rugged Granada coast or simply idle days away in the flower filled gardens, read by the swimming pool.
All mod cons + Wi-Fi zone This unique cottage furnished & equipped for long lets, not simply 'spartan' holidays - many guests return! …see more
The apartment has been completely renovated and the kitchen comes fully equipped. The main living room has a kacholofen (woodburner),
flatscreen TV, DVD, Wii and free WIFI. The parking is off road at the front of the property.
The owners live above the apartment. Large south facing private garden leading down to the river - supervision advised for children.
Little Bay apartment provides you with luxury and comfort, from the luxury linen and towels to wifi, blue ray dvd player and docking station.
Within walking distance of the ferry, train and bus terminals the apartment gives you an ideal base for exploring Argyll. …see more
Self catering gite for up to 9 people in the glorious French countryside near to Carcassonne, Castelnaudary and the Canal Du Midi. A lovely rustic, former watermill located just outside the small village of Issel but only minutes from the towns of Castelnaudary & Revel. You can benefit from the tranquility of the French countryside whilst retaining easy access to local towns …see more
Casa Limao is located in a pretty village in Central Portugal. This is a tastefully renovated traditional Portuguese home, with three bedrooms, a large open plan living and dining room, a fully equipped kitchen and views from the balcony, of the mountains. Casa do Limao is a detached, 3 bed, village property with a completely enclosed, private cobbled courtyard.
Located in the old part of town, it has a beautiful roof terrace with panoramic views over Bosa, the river and the sea. Lovingly restored to maintain original features (stone steps, barrel-vaulted ceilings) with antique furniture and traditional Sardinian decor. …see more
Sapin Gite has a 4 Star grading, and is set in a stunning area of the Vosges mountains in a little hamlet, surrounded by mountains. It is on the first floor of a 200 year old Vosgienne farmhouse. The area offers a wide range of signed walks, all within easy reach. …see more
Carrigeen Cottage is nestled in the beautiful Kilkenny countryside & only 10 minutes from the medieval city of Kilkenny. Whether it's a quiet country retreat for you & your partner, a fun filled family getaway or a weekend away with the girls you'll love Carrigeen! …see more
Nepoleonic House suitable for 2 people,with private garden and parking and overlooking our stunning 12/6 metre pool.this accommodation is suitable for a cot and
WIFI internet access.Beautiful location and setting
This nepoleonic House is set in a fabulous setting sharing a 12/6 metre s pool solar heated.
The house setting is paradise where you can relax and unwind or use as a base to explore this amazing region. In the Minho region you will find a bit of everything along the way so there is something for everyone. …see more
Newport 3.5 miles
Good for walkers
Ground floor bed+bathroom
King size bed
Near golf course
Near riding stable
Walk to pub
Dog Friendly …see more
Cheap Ski holidays at Cerkno 10km away for families, or groups
Fishing holidays - specialist groups can be organised with everything transport/ guiding and licences
This house is ideal for 1 or 2 families and groups or Individuals and couples for complete relaxation. …see more
Tuksumduin is a beautiful house set in a rural hamlet in the Dordogne countryside. The property retains original features such as wood beams, and has a patio on which to enjoy the warm summer weather, looking out over the garden. Close to all the attractions of the area Free WIFI
We can pre-book cycles and equipment from family models to professional bikes ready to enjoy …see more
If you like walking and horseback riding in a calm and paisible area, only 2h30' driving from Paris, you are more than welcome to spend your holidays or simply a week-end in l'Oisellerie.
A place to relax in a protected environment to forget the stress of your daily life just 2h30 from Paris! …see more
Beautiful apartment in an old renovated silk farm with sitting room, American style kitchen two bedrooms one shower and separate toilet. Suitable for families with teenage children as the second bedroom has a separate entrance from the courtyard. …see more
This river fronted holiday apartment is attached to the Old Forge Pumphouse with its own entrance and private seating area outside. It has one double bedroom, bathroom with bath, a fully fitted kitchen/living area. Sleeps 2 people but a 3rd can be accommodated. A generous welcome pack is provided..
Access to the owners washing machine if required. …see more
Les Rosiers is perfectly situated for exploring and discovering the secrets of the Loire Valley. You will be centrally located in the triangle formed by the lovely Chateau town of Saumur, the shopping mecca of Tours and the world famous town and racetrack of Le Mans. …see more
With 3 ensuite bedrooms, this well equipped holiday cottage is in a beautiful setting, is close to Stonehenge, Salisbury and Marlborough and is ideal for a relaxing holiday break. The local pub, which does good food, is 2 minutes walk away. Wifi and Table Tennis The cottage is surrounded by a lovely thatched walled garden and is situated next to the village church. …see more
3 bed gîte, sleeps 6 (2 dble & 1 twin), private patio & shared plunge pool. Peaceful countryside location, walking distance to village & a short drive from the picturesque village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne with its monolithic church, restaurants, cafés and shops. Centrally placed for Bergerac, Cognac & Bordeaux. …see more
wonderful surroundings, inmidst nature, pool, calm, great garden/lawn,
perfect place to spend your holidays with a mixture of relax and cultural trip
ideal for families or group of friends
hiking, mountainbiking, relax, silence, nature, sightseeing, cultural events …see more
Bed & Breakfast plus much more available in the fully (and tastefully!) renovated farmhouse in the beautiful Normandy countryside. Perfect to unwind or as a centre to explore by car, bike or on foot. There's so much to see and do or, equally, so much tranquility! …see more
Borgo Borghese " is a holiday house located in Sant 'Alessio Siculo in the beautiful Val D'Agro in a quiet place close to the sea. Taormina is just 10 Km. far . It consists of three independent flats. Perfect location for visiting cultural places. Beautiful holiday house surrounded by nature, close to the sea and close to cultural places. …see more
There is something for everyone. Children will love chickens with young and ducks/outdoor games etc. Will suit hard of walking as all on one level with tranquil view. Adults can play golf, sit in summerhouse and look over lake with newspaper in morning. Dogs welcome Where else will you get home made bread, fresh free range eggs, and watch the chickens roaming about freely. …see more
Casa Mimosa with vanishing edge pool is set in the beautiful hills of Granda Province on the outskirts (5 mins walk) of the small friendly town of Algarinejo. Relax & enjoy the serenity of the Andalucian hillsides for a truly authentic Spanish holiday.
Town: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Eifel-Mosel-Region, Oberscheidweiler
Centrally located, but also in a quiet neighbourhood, the „Holiday House Fuhrmann“ is situated in the outskirts of Oberscheidweiler on two spaciously designed properties. Near the river Mosel Trier, Cochem, Bernkastel, Luxemburg, Daun, Koblenz, vulcan-lakes, river rhine …see more
Spain, Alcossebre, Las Fuentes, Los Gardenias ground floor sea view family holiday apartment with easy parking, air conditioning and all facilities required situated beside the national park and approx 300 yards from nearest secluded beach. The nearest beach is just a pleasant 300 yard stroll away. …see more
Lose yourselves in the space this house offers. Set in the lovely village of Saint Mars d'Égrenne, Saintem is a large modern yet characterful old house offering ample accommodation for small or large families and small groups. Take a look inside... Ft. 4 dbl bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, lounge, dining room, kitchen, utility room, garden, Sat TV & parking.
A little haven on the Northumberland Heritage Coast, Poppy Cottage Embleton will give you a holiday to remember.
Unique personal touches to enhance your stay, enjoy your welcome pack full of delicious homemade treats and locally sourced produce.
Top quality accommodation for up to 4 in the popular Stroud valley town of Nailsworth. Ideal for two adults. Two additional guests can be accommodated on the double sofa bed in the living room area. The Retreat has a rural feel but the town centre is a 5 min walk away. We look forward to welcoming you and sharing all that Nailsworth and its surroundings have to offer. …see more
Comfortable, well equipped, renovated, 2 bedroomed cottage, near Revel, with stunning views towards the Pyrenees. Free Wifi access and all linen and towels provided free of charge. Cot, highchair and stairgate available. Easy access to Carcassonne and Toulouse Airports. …see more
Quiet and secluded, yet a 10 min. drive from 3 villages with major amenities, 20 min. from the historical town of Antequera. Private swimming pool and large garden, boules piste, .BQ., outdoor kitchen. Log fire and Wi fi available, private parking. Beach at Isnajar.
Bird watching, walking, painting,golf, horse riding, sightseeing, in house fans and electric,oil fired rads …see more
Romantic charm a picturesque medieval area , panoramic views overe the green wills of tuscany and umbria , fantastic sunset on the lake house. peace , colors , scents of this eart will make every vacation memorable and easy. The ideal place to spend a holiday in both nature and history surrounded by fields vineyards olive old woods …see more
Polop is an Ideal base for those looking for a true Spanish feel to their vacation. Set In a beautiful location with great walks, climbing opportunities & fabulous restaurants. With the hustle and bustle of the resorts on the Costa Blanca only 10 minutes away
There is ample on street parking nearby. Free WIFI isalso available in a few of the local bars …see more
Talroch maison is a granite house built in 1622 surrounded by woodland and 50 metres away from the river Sarre It nestles in the beautiful and peaceful hamlet of Talroch within walking distance of the village of Melrand. Ideal for nature lovers. …see more
September Cottage offers stylishly unique and extremely comfortable accommodations. Perfect for fishing, walking, bird watching, sightseeing and couples or families. It is very close to the Tweed, the Southern Upland Way and Melrose, home of the Borders Book Festival. …see more
Katric, a rustic Slovenian farmhouse lovingly restored retaining old features but incorporating modern facilities. Located at the heart of the charming village of Kamno between Tolmin & Kobarid it's ideally located for visitors who wish to enjoy the Soca valley. Fly-fishing equipment and permits available.
Personally met at the house by the owners (Hannah and Shaun). …see more
Modern, luxurious self catering apartment with stunning country views. Set in a peaceful location the place is ideal for winter sun breaks, cyclists, walkers and couples wishing to explore the beautiful countryside. Traditional bars and restaurants are located nearby. The apartment provides all-year--round comfort so is ideal for winter breaks.
This self catering 18C holiday cottage in the Limousin, France, is a perfect retreat for a couple. Ideal for fishing, walking, canoeing, water sports, horse-riding, and swimming. Your pet is welcome. FREE Wi-Fi Internet. The area is known as the French Lake District. The cosy budget-priced cottage is comfortable, a perfect getaway, and well-equipped for all your daily needs …see more
One of two beautifully converted Charentaise stone barns. Sleeps up to 4 people and baby, with private terrace, shared heated pool and large beautiful garden. We have everything needed for families with young children and babies, so you can pack less and relax more. Rent alone, or with family and friends in our neighboring gite, La Dominique …see more
Peaceful, quiet location in the Cruese - Limousin.
Woodland & countryside tracks for walking.
Bird and Wildlife watching.
Winter ski day trips arranged.
La Clergerie is a traditional 'mas et pierre' farmhouse, situated in the Marais National Park on the Cotentin Peninsular just 20 mins from the sea. The property is in a pretty butterfly filled vally adjoining open countryside, yet close to modern amenities. …see more