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.
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
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
Whiteshoots self catering cottage is well equipped for all guests to enjoy, as well as being beautifully presented it is very comfortable. Also being just on the outskirts of the town centre it makes it that bit easier to explore the Cotwolds and its surrounding area. To add the cherry on top there is always a fresh milk and a homemade cake waiting your arrival!! …see more
Simple,traditional,pretty house for 1- 4 people.South facing roof terrace,superb views & big garden.1.5km from lovely village of Puivert and its sandy,swimming/fishing lake. Ideal for bird watchers,ramblers,nature lovers & summer/winter sports. Wi Fi available. …see more
If you are naturalist and wish to re-conciliate with yourselves, you surely will find comfortable our countryside residence. The villa is inside a large estate located near to Climiti Mounts, part of Ibleo plateau. Landscape is typical of Iblei mounts, characterized by white stone and distinctive stonewall. …see more
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
Luxury romantic cottage, set in Castleoliver Farm which was voted top ten Farmhouse by Holiday Lettings 2011. beautifully restored to exceptional standard. Ideal touring base for Cork, Kerry, Tipperary and Waterford. A tranquil rural retreat in spectacular surroundings. …see more
The Saddlery is an 18th century cottage with log burning stove and in a secluded location.
We offer cycle storage and workshop facilities and we are on site to make your holiday as enjoyable as possible. Our cottages are also advertised with English Country Cottages ref JVU, JUH and OM6 …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
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
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
A detached stone barn offering high-end accommodation for two in the beautiful Cotswold hamlet of Upper Slaughter. Perfect for couples looking for a romantic break away. SHORT BREAKS available, 2 nights book online, 3 nights or more please contact us for a quote. We're proud to have been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award 2014. …see more
PROVENCAL COTTAGE WITH EXTENSIVE PATIO WITH PLANTS & FLOWERS IN EVERY DIRECTION, OVERLOOKING VINEYARD - GORGES DU VERDON NEARBY - SECLUDED PEACEFUL LOCATION - NEAR TO VILLAGE SHOPS - SUPERB LIGHT - SPACIOUS ACCOMODATION - PROVENCE - ALPES - COTE D'AZUR - VAR - FRANCE. SEEKING SUPREME PEACE - LAKES, RIVERS, LOCALLY PRODUCED VEGETABLES, OLIVES, WINE, PEACHES, APPLES ETC
Experience the Old Spain. Beautifully restored traditional Casa de Campo. Comfortable 2 bedroomed country house on the hill among the olive groves, overlooks the peaceful hamlet of Las Cuevas. Sun all day. Shady terrace. Splash pool. Walk to bar. Beach 30mins. Rural, Great Value & Experiencing the Real Spain all words that sum up a holiday at La Loma. …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
Beautifully renovated cottage, with private pool and spectacular views.With its own private terrace, outdoor dining area and newly installed plunge pool, L'Hermite enjoys spectacular views over the valley and the surrounding countryside.WiFi. Extra services include airport pickup, shopping service and meals prepared for you, please ask for details. …see more
Stone cottage in Tuscan countryside, wonderful views, peaceful location but easily accessible. Perfect for walking, cycling and nature. Very close to Arezzo, Sansepolcro, Monterchi, Cortona, Perugia, Adriatic Coast, Assisi, 1 1/2 hours Florence and Siena, 2 hrs Lucca. National park, mountain bikes for hire. Log burners living room and kitchen. Explore the real Italy. …see more
**New Property** Craigdarroch Cottage
Newly refurbished coachman's cottage. Excellent base for exploring the Scottish countryside. Enjoy the loch and mountain view while relaxing in front of the wood burning stove. Ideally located for the Ryder Cup 2014. …see more
Traditional Vendeen cottage retaining many original features set in large private garden ideally located for walking/cycling holidays with countryside and cycle paths practically on the doorstep - or simply relax in the private garden. Plenty of splendid and reasonably priced restaurants within easy driving distance and coast in not too far. …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
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.
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
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
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
GALLOPS FARM FINDON. Beautiful views. Ideal for walking/cycling as farm leads straight on to footpaths across the South Downs. Also conveniently situated just a 15 minute walk from Findon Village which has a number of pubs/restaurants and ideal for exploring the coast. …see more
2 Bedroom Cottage in Calvados with swimming pool located 10 minutes from the market town of Vire and easy access to Mont St Michel, Bayeux, Caen and the landing beaches of Normandy. Local lake with fishing, kayaks, sail boats. Bungy jumping close by. small dogs welcome Ideal for familys of 2 adults and 2/3 children. …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
Storehouse Cottage is a 18th century stone cottage with best views in Wales which has recently been fully renovated to update it to the 21st century, whilst retaining the old world charm. The cottage is constructed of locally mined stone with walls nearly 2 foot thick. Storehouse boasts some of the best views in Wales. Pets welcome with a mountain at the rear to walk. …see more
This recently refurbished 18th century cottage has a peaceful hillside setting with stunning views over the Tyne Valley. Conveniently located near the village of Haydon Bridge, it is the ideal base for exploring Northumberland. …see more
Warm and inviting detached cottage in conservation area of a lovely village. It is close to beautiful beaches and the stunning old fishing villages of the East Neuk of Fife. Only 10 miles from St Andrews & Edinburgh only an hour away. Lots of things to see and do. Ideally situated for activities such as golf, walking, cycling & water sports. Or just curl up with a book! …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
Listed traditional 2 bedroom cottage, built in 1828 in the small hamlet of Bogmoor, located 3 miles from Fochabers which is in the heart of the Morayshire Whiskey trail and a mile from the famous Salmon populated River Spey. Property benefits from a large secluded rear garden, with off road parking. …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
Great food, constantly changing landscape in a peaceful setting, on The Wild Atlantic Way, you'll find an unspoilt natural landscape so beautiful it's been recognised as a European Destination of Excellence: a kind of modern Eden.
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
Spacious & full of character, located down a quiet lane in beautiful Eskdale, the hidden jewel in the English lake district National Park. Shop, Inns & narrow gauge railway all close by. Cleaned by the owners. Ideal area to enjoy the great outdoors without the crowds! Short breaks available throughout the year.
Discount of £40 for booking 2 weeks.
Lowest prices in Eskdale! …see more
Luxurious wheelchair accessible cottage for two: the relaxing holiday setting you deserve! Superking bed with en-suite wet room ; south facing lounge opening onto deck. Closest self-catering to Comlongon Castle: SW Scotland's Premier Wedding Venue. Great golfing nearby …see more
With fantastic views from the sitting room down the valley to the taw estuary Harvest is ideal for the larger family or 4 adults wanting more room. Wooden beams and log burner make this an ideal bolt hole to explore North Devon …see more
This cottage in Grantown on Spey, in the Cairgorm National Park, great for exploring the Highlands of Scotland and local attractions, fishing, golf, biking, pony trekking, climbing, skiing, ornithology, the whiskey trail. Children and pet friendly. Real fire and wifi
Numerous local activities. ornithology, fishing, golf, cycling, hill walking, pony trekking, whisky trail, …see more
One of two self-catering cottages in a private 'chocolate box' courtyard hidden in the heart of the village. Great property for families, couples and friends getting together. Near great beaches and also close to a number of country pursuits. Dogs welcome. …see more
Our pretty holiday cottage is in Brittany on the border with Normandy. It has a roof terrace with a view towards Mont St Michel. In the area you will find a wealth of history, plenty of things to do and a perfect mix of countryside and seaside. …see more
If you want to escape the rat race and settle into a quieter pace of life, Dan Y Coed and Llanidloes offer you a warm welcome in friendly, green and pleasant land.
Nearby are hills, mountains, rivers and the coast. Something for everyone. Eco brownie points:
We have insulation, fair trade tea and coffee, eco friendly washing up and recycling. …see more
No. One Pudding Lane is a unique and inspiring conversion of an 18th century listed building which offers the opportunity to holiday in high class comfort. Included in the renovation is a striking timber and glass tower with views acoss the surrounding countryside. …see more
A delightful, romantic retreat in the heart of the picturesque village of Ingleton. Merlin Cottage may be small, but it is perfectly formed, with the emphasis on comfort and quality. Super king bed, underfloor heating and location make this cottage ideal for 2 people. …see more
Casa Granadina is located in the hamlet of Huerta de Ranea, near to the hill top village of Comares. Set amongst lemon and orange groves, this 4 bedroomed cottage has all modern conveniences to make your holiday comfortable. Casa Granadina is the perfect place for you. …see more