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.
Modern, comfortable and welcoming villa with private swimming pool and 3 berooms ideally located close to fantastic sandy beaches, towns, restaurants and golf courses. Excellent value for money in central location of Algarve. …see more
An absolutely stunning 4 bedroom farmhouse with private heated pool. Perfect location for all to come and enjoy the food, wine, sun and peaceful atmosphere of the Gers. The property & pool area have an extraordinary position with a truly panoramic view of the Pyrenees. …see more
Villa in Bagni di Lucca, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Hillside Villa with Breathtaking Panoramic Views and Private Infinity Pool with Roman Steps
Rural Location Short Walk from a Beautiful Hamlet and Stunning Views all Around the Property
Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) The villa is centrally heated and also there is a wood burning (glass fronted) fire for winter …see more
A warm welcome form Mike and Carol. Four Star Quality grading this cottage is perfect for couples and overlooks fabulous gardens, lovely relaxing atmosphere. The cottage has attractive open plan feel and is conveniently all on one level, with one double bedroom, Need something bigger, try Beal Croft cottage, our two cottages are located together in Warkworth. …see more
This charming gite has three bedrooms, bathroom, separate shower and wc downstairs, lounge and kitchen. It has a courtyard garden, and a sun terrace where you can look over the rolling hillside. There is wifi and satellite TV - with all the English and French channels. The gite is in the centre of the village within easy walking distance of supermarket, bars and small shops. …see more
Penthouse apartment, spacious roof terrace for all day sunbathing and fantastic views.Very large swimming pool with pool bar and plenty of sunbeds. Ideally suited to families and couples. Discounts for stays of over 3 weeks, ask for quote. Arrival and departure time is flexible depending on other bookings at that time. …see more
Renovated Breton cottage, Situated in a valley, with stunning views. Large garden, ideal for families.
An Idyllic Hideaway yet with all the options close at hand to make your holiday complete. …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
Cortijo La Chumbera: traditional comfort, old-style hospitality
Our aim is to provide you and your party with fine food in pleasant informal surroundings at your leisure.
Whether you're young or old, a romantic couple, a family or a group of friends. All the accommodation is on the ground floor however there is steep ramp from the parking area to the house. …see more
3 bedroom cottage with full oil central heating adjacent to beach and golf course in quiet crofting hamlet of Dalchalm near village of Brora on Sutherland coast with hotels, restaurants and shops. Ideal base for touring Northern Highlands. Well behaved pets are welcome! …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.
Chateau du Bois is in a quiet rural location, perfect for a relaxing break with a large indoor heated pool for your sole use during your stay. The region offers something for everyone and is an ideal base from which you can explore the area. …see more
Cottage with wonderful sea views, St Helens, Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare, Wexford, Co Wexford. Private sth facing garden Beach /Golf 100 yards
Golf, tennis, basketball, football, playground & adventure centre on site. Great for families, walkers, cyclists, fishing.
St Helens is a great place to stay for the famous Wexford Opera Festival 22nd October - 2nd November …see more
Two minute walk from the Gondola, 3rd floor Self Catering apartment with unspoilt views of the mountains and complex. Ideally suited to small family or couples. Comfortably sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Superior Large Studio 53sqm - All home from home comforts. Mountain views from balcony. …see more
Gîte rural labellisé "Panda" par le WWF. Pas de vis à vis, maison de 140 m² avec jardin fleuri et arboré et trerrasse. Une chambre en rez de chaussée, en bordure d'un chemin de randonnée, et à mi chemin entre Paris et Bruxelles. Animaux admis, draps offerts. Vos enfants et vous pourrez caresser, brosser, Lara et Appache, les vieux chevaux de Jean-Marie …see more
Notre location est un tout compris ,nous vous fournissons les draps (les lits sont faits à votre arrivée),les serviettes ,wi-fi,la taxe de séjour est incluse dans le montant . L'accueil est fait par les propriétaires,nous parlons français ,anglais,espagnol et néerlandais .
Our property is in Very Easy reach of Les Portes du Soleil Ski area (15 minute drive) which host some of the best ski resorts in Europe with more than 650km of skiing on offer;
Morzine, Avoriaz, Les Gets, Chatel, St Jean d'Aulps.
Fantastic 4 Suns rated apartments at excellent prices in the delightful village of Weissbriach, ideal for winter and summer holidays, 3mins to slopes. Spacious,well equipped apartment with balcony and spectacular mountain views. Sleeps up to 6. Owned by British Couple. English owners are happy to help with planning activities, arranging ski hire etc. See our reviews. …see more
A quiet apartment adjoining our Cortijo that has direct access from the car park up a short flight of steps to your private patio furnished with table and chairs, sun loungers and a gas barbecue leading onto your front door that opens into your en-suite bedroom …see more
TIN MINE - 2 unusual romantic riverside retreats. Log fires, river views, wildlife, ruins. Each sleeps 2. The Smithy was the workshop of the mine & The Count House the mine captain's office. Both are Grade II Listed within 16 acres of woodland on the banks of The Tamar. …see more
Town Centre Luxury for walking, climbing, cycling, horse-riding, gliding, caving, canoeing, fishing, caving, star gazing, it can all be done from Mortimer House. Hay on Wye Festival, Brecon Jazz, Green Man and Abergavenny Food Festival all in reach. Private parking. Linen, towels, toiletries, hairdryers, free Wi-Fi, welcome pack, iron, ironing board, high chair, cot etc. …see more
Looking for a relaxing, peaceful holiday in the unspoilt beautiful Le Marche area in Italy? Well look no further. At The Hideaway, between Amandola & Comunanza, we provide everything for your self-catering holiday to Le Marche. …see more
Dating from the 12th century and reputedly owned by Eleanor of Brittany, granddaughter of Eleanor d'Aquitaine, Le Calipel offers you the opportunity to relax in the beautiful Normandy countryside yet is within easy reach of all the well known attractions. There is also the opportunity to explore less well known attractions such as ancient abbeys and slate mines. …see more
The Dali 2 bed apartment - Villa la Pinede-offers relaxed, peaceful holidays in Provence, south of France. There is a private covered dining area overlooking the lmargeheated pool & sun decks. Easy short walk to centre of Maussane. Beaches & Camargue nearby Except in family weeks, no children under 16 accepted unless whole villa booked.
Nestled in between three different golf courses, and only a couple of minutes drive to the beach where there is a beach bar and restaurant, Casares del Sol is the perfect location for a short term holiday any time of the year. …see more
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
Cottage in beautiful rural location set amongst olive groves with lovely views, shared swimming pool, private terrace's, near Lake at Iznajar with sandy beach. 2 Bedrooms,Sleeps 4/5. Easy access to Granada & Cordoba.
Airports 45 & 60 mins. …see more
France countryside - self-catering vacation - near northwest beaches / Paris / Disney / Asterix / Nature / calm/ tranquility/ rural / small French village / Amiens / Jules Verne / Picardie / Picardy / Somme / WW1 / WWII/ route to Calais, Paris, Normandy, southern France …see more
Van Gogh gite, with stunning views across the Dronne valley - an ideal base to enjoy an active or relaxing holiday. La Maison Grange is equidistant between Bordeaux and Cognac so is perfectly placed to enjoy and explore the world famous wines and cognac close by.
Spectacular villa with private swimming pool, heated by solar gain cover. Breathtaking views. Set in its own 3 acres of land in a Peaceful romantic location. wireless broadband internet throughout villa and garden. Top spec kitchen. Quality bedding. Sleeps 6 adults. Alozaina has a 24 hour medical centre. …see more
Inoltre è presente un grande parcheggio privato, un angolo barbecue coperto ed ingresso indipendente.
L'alloggio è anche attrezzato per ospitare neonati e animali domestici. Inoltre è disponibile l'accesso gratuito Wi-Fi ad internet. L'appartamentino è parte di una grande villa, ma completamente indipendente. …see more
New 2013. This top floor penthouse with free WI-FI and built-in BBQ is overlooking the lake, the pool and the mountains. It is situated within walking distance to restaurants and the fabulous Alhama Signature Course designed by Jack Nicklaus himself. A gate on the terrace connects this property with the adjacent #205514, perfect for a large group.
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Give yourself a well deserved holiday break and spend a relax at Seastar. Come to Xlendi and enjoy the sea, the sun and all the history, culture and sights which the island of Gozo can offer. Malta is beautiful but Gozo is even more!
Riverside rustic luxury sleeping 4+. Outdoor dining area in the private garden overlooks the peaceful river Aulne, with fishing, cycling, swimming, etc. Welcome pack of wine and groceries, WiFi & wood fire for cosy winter evenings. "A fisherman's dream". Idyllic Breton cottage right next to the river Aulne. Excellent base for exploring Brittany all year round. …see more
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
A fabulously romantic stone farmhouse with its own private garden and shared pool. Ideal for a family of 4 or 2 couples looking for peace and tranquility. A short drive from Siena , Montalcino and the wine region. Wine tastings offered onsite in the historical cantina. Exclusive renovated hay loft with private garden, aircon and sweeping views of the surrounding Orcia valley. …see more
L' Agriturismo biologico La Casa degli Gnomi si trova nella Regione Marche, in Provincia di Fermo (già Ascoli Piceno) nel Comune di Ortezzano piccolo borgo, la cui felice posizione geografica, unica, rispetto agli altri paesi della Vallata, collocato sul fianco di una c …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
La Ginesta prides its self in catering for all types of holidays to suite every ones needs,Including short breaks,long stay,special occasions and business trips for 1 person up to groups of 14 people.
All the rooms are en,suite most with a jacuzzi bath, and,or a shower This unique accommodation is ideal for a small family or group of friends seeking a relaxing country holiday …see more
Set in 2 acres of a beautiful,tranquil valley,this cozy gite sleeps 4/5.Large secure suntrap Pool,decking area and well equipped games field.Private terraces and lovely views. Good location for Days Out. Plenty of safe space to run,play or just relax. Great deals for house-hunters out of season.NO increase in prices for 2014 .Short breaks also available. …see more
Brand new modern apartment. Large balcony with sea view. Inside and outside dining area. Spacious lounge
Enjoy breakfast looking at the sea or dinner alfresco
Separate fully equipped kitchen
5 minutes walk from the amazing Praia da Rocha
Wifi intenet. …see more
Warm welcome. B&B/Gites in beautiful countryside with owner on site, 5mins village. Family friendly.Lge garden with children's activities/bbq. Sep flower garden. Bikes,swimming pool july/august. . Horse riding, fishing, golf nearby. WIFI. …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
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 have lovely equipment available for baby at no extra charge, but MUST be requested at time of booking. …see more
A beautiful, spacious and comfortable 2 bedroom 'classic' cottage full of Cornish charm. A perfect location for a family break or for two couples. Located in a peaceful ancient valley only 5 minutes from the beach and the magnificent North Cornwall coast. Dogs welcome. …see more