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.
Luxury 1882 thatched cottage in a calm residential area in Franschhoek. 225 sqm on 750 sqm lanscaped property. Pool in garden. Mountain views. Master suite with huge terrasse and outdoor tub. Closed garage.
Fully equipped to highest standart. Free WIFI & Platinum DSTV Eat at world famous Le Quartier Français. 50 min to Cape Town and the beaches. The wine estates are here... …see more
Five beautiful stone cottages in an idyllic setting, with heated swimming pool, 30 acres of lawns, woodland, a meadow and a stream. Brittany Cycle Tours based on site. Great for large family get-togethers. Just 30 mins from the stunning Southern Brittany coast. Nearby fishing, golf, horse-riding, medieval towns and beaches Couetilliec offers a wide range of activities …see more
Large Luxury Farmhouse on shore of Scottish sea loch with stunning views. Ideal for families or groups of friends. Most outdoor pursuits available nearby including sea kayaking, walking, climbing, cycling and sailing. Situated on the beautiful West Coast of Scotland.
Barcaldine Castle is just around the corner from Seabank and is a popular venue for weddings. …see more
Moor Grange Farm Comprises of 4 Lovely Cottages Accommodating Up to 18 Guests (can also be rented with Moor Grange Farmhouse and accommodate up to 30 people)
Facilities - Included in the rental price is the use of our lovely 37ft indoor swimming pool and games room
Unique, charming property, retro features, modern twists
Spacious, comfortable lounge, freeview TV, unlimited wifi access
Fully equipped kitchen
Power shower, bath
Kingsize bed, bunk beds, double bed
Off road parking
Safe, secure, child friendly
Garden patio, BBQ Interesting and quirky features add to the overall charm of this cottage. Please feel free to ask specifics. …see more
This lovely, spacious Herefordhshire cottage is packed with rustic charm. It's in a fantastic rural setting - just pull on your boots and walk any way the mood takes you! But also ideally placed to explore historic towns and cities on both side of the Welsh Border. …see more
The Old Post Office is in the centre of Hambleton on a peninsula in the middle of Rutland water which is one of the largest reservoirs in Europe. Rutland water has cycle paths around the lake and peninsula and Michelin starred Hambleton Hall is nearby. Newly listed . Hambleton is not far from the A1 junction at Peterborough. There is a pullout bed under the single bed . …see more
In search of privacy, stunning views, beautiful natural waterfront and outstanding accommodation? This impressive architect owned and designed cottage delivers. Watch heron fly into the wetlands or otter swim by. Relax ... you have found "Serenity". …see more
Ancient Village House with Exceptional South facing Terrace, Secluded Location but only a Stroll from the Village Square, Sleeps 6 comfortably (3 Double Bedrooms). La Chouannerie is ideal for a family holiday but would also suit 3 adult couples. Every bedroom has complete privacy and the rooms are spacious with period features. …see more
Catinat cottage is spacious and full of character, has amazing views of the rolling country side, swimming pool sunbathing terrace , outside kitchen with built in barbecue. the large garden with its children's play area is full of scent. Shopping , for food is not a problem , you have a large choice of supermarkets nearby …see more
Chocolate box thatched cottage with uninterrupted views across the Cotswold countryside. Quiet and relaxing with a lovely log fire, beautifully furnished and within minutes of the well known Falkland arms pub, all within the lovely Great Tew Esate.
Away from the bright lights, this has to be one of the finest cottages in the Cotswolds. …see more
Skyber is a stone built, traditional single story cottage. It is one of three skillfully converted, high quality holiday cottages at Rowse Farm, which sits in a beautiful, quiet location in its private 40 acre estate near the protected Tamar Valley. Guests in Skyber & Tikkidew receive FREE golf & leisure passes at the nearby luxury China Fleet Club. …see more
Perfect for a 'get away from it all' break for a group of friends or family for special occasions. Lovely area for walks, golf, water-sports, adventure activities, traditional music, a superb pint of the local black stuff, or a cosy gathering around the fire! Just a few steps apart, the cottages allow both togetherness and privacy for a family or group of friends. …see more
"A luxury cottage hidden in the Town Centre of Lanark. A great location for exploring the Clyde Valley. The Falls of the Clyde at New Lanark World Heritage Centre is a stunning place to visit. Central location for visiting both Glasgow and Edinburgh. The cottage offers all our guests a Breakfast Welcome Basket plus complimentary tea,coffee and shortbread …see more
Swift Cottage is unique for its exposed beams,upper gallery view to the lounge area and its spiral staircase. It also benefits from a ground floor bedroom with its own en-suite and twin beds. Ideal for all ages. From Swift Cottage you have a short walk to the heated indoor pool. Ideal for that swim to keep fit. …see more
Charming cottage, lovingly restored old barn with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. Extra services include airport pickup, shopping service and meals prepared for you, please ask for details. …see more
Church Court Cottages offer 4 separate Cottages grouped together around a central courtyard. They offer privacy whilst providing an opportunity to get together with family and friends.
We offer short breaks all year round - perfect for weddings or other celebrations. We offer Short Breaks all year round, with Changeover Days on Fridays and Mondays. …see more
Llama farm. Llama trekking. Ten acres of grounds. Excellent village with superb restaurants nearby. Very spacious cottage. Wetroom. Underfloor heating. Oak beams, King sized double bedroom Barn conversion. Wifi. Barbecue. Dishwasher …see more
Beautiful French 2 bedroomed holiday cottage in the heart of Gascogny South West France. Ideal for couples of families seeking relaxation and a taste of unspoilt beautiful French countryside and villages. …see more
This elegantly furnished 150 year old granite cottage is situated on the Portuguese/Spanish border. Suitable for those who enjoy the countryside, the beach and visiting interesting local cultural and historical sites. The 1000m2 garden and pool are great for relaxing. …see more
Sunny, Serene, Hill Town with Fantastic Food & Wine. Historic Centre Location in Undiscovered Italy - Walk to Shops and Dining. Easy reach of major sites: Amalfi, Pompeii, Paestum, Naples, Puglia & more. …see more
The Old Vicarage is timeless, in an unspoiled, rural peaceful village, with panoramic views. Perfect for those wanting to be active, creative or relax in beautiful surroundings. On site we make award winning, craft cider: Severn Cider and our premises are licensed. Guests can see cider being made from September to December and at all times are welcome to taste and buy. …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 south facing walled garden provides safe and private outdoor space for all the family.
2 bedroom Lodge in the picturesque village of Inberrow which is in a central location between Stratford upon Avon, Chelthenham and Worcester. We are in the heart of the countryside with easy access to Birmingham Airport. The distance to Birmingham Airport and the NEC are 35 miles. The distance to Cheltenham is 26 miles …see more
Enjoy a fantastic holiday in a central Douro Valley.
For those want to relax without worries the solution is here at your disposal.
On this spacious house of the seventeenth century you will feel in another reality and at home as same time...we promise!
By appointment and budget:
Walking tours or car with guide
Boating on the Douro River …see more
Deceptively spacious 3 storey granite cottage.
Just minutes away on foot from St Ives town centre/beaches.
Reserved parking space nearby.
Enclosed courtyard garden.
Gas log burner/central heating ideal for cosy for winter breaks.
50" flat screen tv + DAB/CD/ipod. …see more
Self-catering cottage in a pretty traditional village just a 5 minute walk across the stunning River Soca to the town square of Kanal. Enclosed within spacious grounds, ideal for families. Patio, orchard, decking and balcony all with views of the surrounding hills. …see more
The perfect rural idyll yet within easy access to the nearest town of Hawick with its proud Scottish Borders traditions. Ideally situated to explore all that the stunning Borders have to offer. Come and share Scotland's best kept secret! Ideal for restricted mobility as all rooms are located on ground level. There are 2 steps at the front door. …see more
A period house situated on the edge of Rodborough Common, Stroud. A perfect escape to the Cotswolds. Award winning pub across the road. Great restaurants within a few miles. Perfect romantic weekends & family breaks.. walking & exploring the beautiful area. Checking in time upon arrival is 3pm
Checkout out time for departure is 10:00am
Minimum booking 3 nights
Lovely 4 bed cottage. Peaceful, Dorset village location. Sleeps up to 8 adults. 3 toilets, 2 bathrooms. Child friendly. Beautiful surrounding countryside. Winter and summer destination. Outside dining. Off street parking. Good public transport links. …see more
Romantic stone built 2 bedroom cottage with private plunge pool, barbecue,WIFI, incredible view included!
Ideal for people who are looking for peace and tranquility and for bird/wildlife watchers.
Walking routes available from the cottage through the area of Bedar. Also ideal for your winter holiday for golfing, cycling,mountain biking. Hire of sports equipment nearby. …see more
El Rancho is an Exclusive Holiday Retreat, 2 swimming pools, heated jacuzzi & private horse riding facilities, 20 x 40 arena. Beautifully designed accommodation, ideal for couples & families. Surrounded by acres of organic olive groves & breathtaking mountain views Ideally situated for, Alhambra Palace, Ronda etc. Amazing horse riding. Exclusive house party atmosphere. …see more
Large self catering detached cottage with own gardens, Panoramic Lake views in a tranquil location with no passing traffic ideal for familys and young children, A heated, security fenced pool , free WIFI is on site. Fishing in the adjoining lake is a must . …see more
At Caitlin's Cottage, you will be spoilt for choice as there are no less than 14 more lakes within a 2 mile radius. You are only a few miles away from some of the most enjoyable and best golf courses in Ireland. …see more
Beautiful romantic farm cottage set in spectacular scenery with private pool. 11th -25th July 2014 free-special offer price 495 pounds one week or 950 pounds two weeks. Sublime retreat for nature lovers yet near Casares and the coast for bars, shops ,restaurants, sightseeing
A charming house in the south of Valencia (Spain) near of the beach with of 4 bedrooms up to 8 guests with an strategic location and a privileged weather which enables to make diverse activities all year: running, cycling, hiking, golf, gastronomic and cultural tourism. …see more
Casa Luc This beautiful farm cottage is very special set in a peaceful location in surroundings of breathtaking natural beauty with a private swimming pool.
APRIL SPECIAL OFFER 2015 -LATE DEAL …see more
Our house La Reserva is in the mountainous part of Frigiliana above the source of the river Higueron in Almachares only a few metres from the National Park Sierra Almijara.This newly built two-bedroom cottage is for those who prefer a rural aspect with peace and quiet. …see more
Only 45 min from Reykjavik stands Brekka, a marvelous cottage at a great location with unique view on the sea. New house with geothermal floor heating, hot tub to gaze at the stars and the northern lights. Riding, hiking, fishing, golfing. Glass fiber internet & TV. Easy access to the beautiful nature sights of Borgarfjord. Vivid bird life all around. Hiking without limits …see more
Puffin Cottage is a modern twist on the old St Ives fisherman's cottage and is presented to a high standard. The cottage is set in the prime location of Saltings Reach on the outskirts of St Ives. It has 2 bedrooms, sleeping 4 guests and has allocated parking for 1 car. …see more
Candy Cottage has a double bedroom and a single bed. We can provide a travel cot, stair gates and high chair. High speed Wifi, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, selection of books and game This cottage can be booked together with neighbouring/adjacent Old Post Cottage to sleep max 7. …see more
Family friendly cottage with great views of Low Tatras and the lake. Located on the outskirts of a quiet village Vlasky, just a stone throw from two major aqua-parks Tatralandia and Besenova. Brand new bikes for rent for summer. Big kids playground. Free skibus from Thermalpark Besenova to Chopok Jasna. Discounts up to 30% ski-pas and thermalparks. …see more
The cottages are situated above Newtonmore village in a quiet location with superb views over the Monadhliath and Cairngorm mountains. It is in a great location for wildlife or activities including walking, biking, kayaking, golf, fishing or skiing. STB 2*/3*. …see more
Lovers cottage is a luxury 5 star newly refurbished cottage in the beautiful Malvern Hills, Private Hot tub, wifi, tv/dvd in lounge and bedrooms. private grounds, beautiful gardens, private fishing lake, Tucked away but only a few minutes to pubs, restaurants etc. Lovers is all you would expect and more from 5 star hotel accommodation, self catering, private hot tub. …see more
A Grade II seventeenth century thatch cottage that can be found in the heart of North Devon. Rambling over three floors, with a spacious ground floor and private garden. Rambler Cottage offers a perfect destination for exploring the local area, coast and moors. High Bickington has a community woodland, a small village shop and post office and two pubs you can walk to. …see more
The Look Out is a delighful cottage for 2 adults offering a high standard of modern day comforts including a fully fitted kitchen, king size bedroom with spacious ensuite, Wi Fi connection, private garden and a fantastic view of the Ironbridge and surrounding Gorge. The location is perfect for a romantic getaway or just an opportunity to relax and chill. …see more
Stunning Country cottage in great village with cosy pub, shop & post office -sells everything you could need for an escape to the country -M40,Oxford,Cotswolds,Silverstone,Stratford Upon Avon.3 bedrooms all ensuite,cooks kitchen,fabulous lounge with views over garden. Visit Sulgrave Manor, Golf at Cherwell GC, Silverstone F1- 10mins by car, Bicester Shopping Village 20 mins. …see more