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.
Delightful 18th century cottage (formerly The Sun Inn) with accommodation on three floors. Wealth of exposed beams and traditional features with all modren facilities incl. wi-fi access. Located in conservation area of village, very close to Bosworth Battlefield. …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
Four beautiful country stone cottages in an idyllic setting, with heated swimming pool, 22 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
Enjoy a unique 180 degree panoramic of Tors Cove Pond and explore the nearby islands on a canoe provided by us. Just minutes away from our property is the scenic East Coast Trail. Or simply relax on the deck swing or next to the fire.
With scenic views over the Alentejo, Monte Curral Da Serra is set in 40 acres of open country. Recently built to an open plan design and newly furnished, this attractive spacious cottage with large pool is close to beautiful Santa Clara Lake. Close to village amenities Enjoy Portugal's tranquil beauty. Cheap flights and Sun!
PRICES MARCH TO JULY REDUCED BY 15%
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Set in a fantastic rural location with great views and no other properties in sight. Our facilities include an all Weather Tennis Court, heated indoor pool, sauna, spa bath children's play area and 8 acres of lawns and fields. 25 mins to the best beaches in the country You can book 1 cottage, several or all 9 cottages so you have exclusive use of the site. …see more
Charming hideaway close to Shaftesbury
Perfect for complete relaxation, and a great starting point for a tour of the the West Country.
30 best places to live in the UK countryside - nearby Tisbury voted number 2 by the Times of March 2014 …see more
The Old Smithy is a detached 2 bed cottage on the Tarka Trail close to Dartmoor.
Formally an old Forge it benefits from having 2 bathrooms plus a large lounge with a dramatic fireplace, vaulted ceiling and galleried landing together with a walled garden.
The cottage has all-year round appeal being very cosy in the winter and perfect for summer holidays.
Grove Farm Cottage is a cosy converted barn, set in the beautiful Shropshire countryside. We aim to provide all our guests with the same comfort as their own home with the added luxury of those little extras which we think will make all the difference to your stay. The extras at Grove Farm Cottage make it special, from the luxury bed linen, to the homemade cake on arrival …see more
The cottages have been expertly converted from coach houses to a very high standard with central heating. The kitchen includes a washer/dryer, dishwasher and microwave. There is ample parking for cars and boats and a large sheltered garden with children's play area.
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
Charming Georgian character cottage in quiet village of Chillington, South Hams. Luxuriously appointed. Fully equipped for 8. Spacious. Formerly Chillihols. Peaceful location. Great base for walking and family coastal holidays with several unspoilt beaches nearby. Near to South Devon Coastal Path. Dartmouth, Salcombe and Kingsbridge all just a few minutes away. …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
Hideaway with stunning views. Our house, loving restored, is a must if you wish to escape all except nature, but is just a few kilometres from a beautiful village with all the services you will need. Centrally located in a park with magnificent walking routes. …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
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
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
Stay in this beautiful stone built charming cottage in a fully chemical-free environment. It is just minutes away from the walled town of Lucca, 1 hour away from Florence and Pisa/ Guided Tours, wine and Olive Oil tasting, hands-on Cooking lessons. …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
Bridle is a 3 bedroom cottage that sleeps 5 people across 3 spacious bedrooms. Downstairs is equipped with a large separate kitchen, comfortable living and dining area. Patio doors from the living area onto a private patio with furniture, BBQ and Hot Tub The living area comes equipped with Wall mounted flat screen HDTV, HD DVD and ipod docking station. …see more
Ideal for families and couples. Traditional 400 year old property with all the comforts of home including free WIFI. Only 20minutes from Mont St Michel and the major attractions of this stunning region. Perfect getaway - relaxing and adventure.
We instantly fell in love with Ardilloux and we would love to share this idyllic location with you. …see more
Prices are for 3 award-winning cottages (also available individually). Luxurious accommodation in the National Park, stunning views (Derbyshire Dales and Staffordshire Moorlands), great walking in the Manifold Valley & Dovedale, wonderful cycling on the Manifold Trail. …see more
Spacious homely cottage equipped with everything you need on beautiful estate. Woodland, woodburning stove, walks plus plenty of attractions, beaches and golf locally - what more do you need for a family friendly holiday? And we have free WiFi and central heating! Both the twin bedrooms can be made up as doubles if required - just ask …see more
The cottage is nicely and comfortably furnished for you to spend unforgettable holidays, with family or friends.
Close to the lake of Castelo de Bode and surrounded by an evergreen landscape, this cottage is a traditional two-floor North Ribatejo country side house. …see more
Luxury Pembrokeshire holiday cottage, mountain & sea views, in the heart of the Pembrokeshire National Park. Ideal for summer or winter breaks. AGA, under-floor heating and wood stove, 40" HD LCD TV, Sky TV, including Sky Sports and internet access. Sleeps 8. We provide all bed linen, towels (just bring beach towels please) & logs for the wood stove. …see more
St Cuthbert's cottage is part of the award winning Eastshaw Guesthouse in Seaham harbour. The area is popular with seaglass hunters, and those exploring the historic and beautiful North East of England The cottage is perfectly situated for seeing the main attractions of the North East.
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
Charming cottage with magnificent 3000 sqm garden, sleeps 6 (+ cot). Fully equipped luxury country kitchen. Wood stove. Climbing frame, swing, slide. Full privacy, extremely quiet and green, direct access to nature reserve; yet only 25 min from centre of Brussels. …see more
Comfortable, well equipped country cottage in an idyllic location. Home from home, close to beach and golf courses a great base to explore. Large open garden loved by children who enjoy the freedom to run around. Fantastic holiday location. WIFI available.
If you need any help or information about the area please contact us and we will be happy to help. …see more
Charming beamed cottage with wood burner. Well equipped kitchen. Fabulous location. Fully enclosed garden. Easy access to lovely villages and towns.Gas central heating.Good sized conservatory.Off road parking. great walks. 3 local pubs. Dogs welcome.Cot and Highchair. Dedicated broadband / Wi fi connection. …see more
Private cottage with spectacular views. Two bedrooms and two bathrooms sleeps up to 5 people. Private footpath to beach and easy walk to shops. Near Lands End and Penzance. Full central heating makes this a cosy retreat for bird watching and walking winter breaks. Dogs allowed. …see more
Traditional recently refurbished cottage to high standards, all mod cons , spectacular views of harbour and mountains, watch the fantastic views and wonderful sunset while relaxing in our spacious conservatory, just off main ring of Kerry road.Quiet & peaceful . …see more
Want a truly mellow holiday where the air is clear, the food is fresh & tasty, the scenery is stunning & your cottage is well equipped & spacious? Then come, relax & enjoy rural Spain. Loads to see and do Spanish style. Evaristo Perez was winner of best finca award. Walking, cycling, birdwatching, painting, fishing, horse riding & family run bars on the doorstep. …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
Mangle Cottage dates from 1749, with log fire, exposed stone walls, stunning bathrooms, beautiful dining conservatory, a luxury mix of leather, tartan & tweed and large secure walled garden that boasts one of the finest views out to sea you could ever dream of, BLISS!!! Lovingly restored with every attention to our guests enjoyment, we are sure you will have a wonderful time. …see more
An 1864 stone-built boathouse from which the Royal National Lifeboat Institute boats were launched until 1928 to rescue seafarers in danger on the waters of Lough Foyle and the surrounding open Atlantic Sea.
It was converted to a dwelling in 1995 …see more
Forge meadow holiday cottages are luxurious & equipped to a high standard throughout ! Free Wifi ! Generous Parking ! Well behaved pets welcome ! TV &DVD ! Linen included ! Ideally located for all Sussex has to offer Quiet & private location - yet easy access to London forge meadow holiday cottages are a pair of spacious two storey converted barns in a quiet rural setting . …see more
Situated in the center of Dordogne these stone cottages build in 1795 were renovated in 2014 to the highest specs. Amazing views, calm environment. Close to the main tourist attractions, caves, rivers and castles. Private heated pool (8m x 4m) newly renovated in 2014
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
Nia roo is nestled in an elevated stance below the five sisters of kintail mountain ridge. The cottage enjoys magnificent views over loch duich and the crofting township of morvich together with fantastic self catering facilities.The property is ideal for bird watching. All mod cons supplied and stunning views all around this area. Birds are in abundance just below Nia Roo. …see more
Enjoy the benefits of an exclusive self catering holiday in traditionally styled modern cottages. Each cottage has been finished to an exceptionally high standard in a picturesque setting adjacent to approximately 100 acres of private forest.
2.5 miles from Bushmills on the North Antrim Coast near the Giant's Causeway and Old Bushmills Distillery …see more