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.
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
Orchard Barn @Berllanderi offers lots of space both inside and outside overlooking spectacular views. A great place to visit both to relax and get out and about with many interesting places to visit on the doorstep. The Barn is rated as 5 Star by Visit Wales. …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
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
Maggie's Mews offers superb stylish 4* gold self catering holiday cottage in the Lincolnshire Wolds. Fantastic countryside views ideal for those who want a tranquil relaxing holiday break. Luxury bedrooms double and twin both with en-suites, whilpool bath. Pet friendly. Ideal for walkers, pet friendly, east coast beaches, Lincoln or just relaxing and taking some time to unwind …see more
Character Vintage Devon Noss Mayo cottage. in idylic waterside village .
2 bedroom and 2 bathroom. Sleeps 4 ( 1 double bed and 2 singles).
Sofa bed also available sleeps 2 extra.
Coastal walks, Dogs welcome!, Log fire. Parking for 1 car. Private patio. Garden. Fully equipped kitchen, dish washer, washing machine, microwave. bedding and towels provided.
Vintage style. …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
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
Mill Cottage is a lovely holiday cottage hidden away on the Greetham Valley estate amidst beautiful Rutland countryside. This detached 17th century barn conversion sleeps 5 + a baby and up to 2 well-behaved dogs are very welcome. …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
Tyddyn Sydney Bach is a delightful 5* self catering holiday cottage for two people on the outskirts of the City of Bangor, with the mountains of Snowdonia and the beaches of Anglesey and North Wales Coast a short driving distance away. WiFi. New bathroom and kitchen Charming 5* holiday cottage Tyddyn Sydney Bach is perfect for a romantic break, culture or outdoor pursuits. …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
The cottage is easily found, but quietly tucked away above the hamlet of Henshaw in the South Tyne Valley. The views of the beautiful valley spread out before it are as good as any in the North Pennines and Northumberland National Park on the other. Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site and Vindolanda Fort and Settlement. only a Roman stone's throw away. …see more
Beautiful views of Clew Bay from the dining room. Enjoy a nice meal for €19.99 (incl. glass of wine) in the local 4* hotel and walk home in 10 mins.Cycle or walk at your leisure on the Greenway behind the house. Go for a swim at the nearby Blue Flag beach or play golf. Go Angling in Clew Bay, Clare Island or Achill Island
Contact Mary Gavin Hughes- Tel+35386806228/ 09841562 …see more
La Chouette is one of the 3 cottages which are situated on the small estate Of Domaine La Cabane (6 acres) . So ideal for a family with children, because there will be other children around in summer,, but never too many, so your peace and quietness is also guaranteed …see more
A cozy litle house that is located in the heart of Vík in Mýrdalur. The house (Lækjarmót) was build 1904.
There are 2 bedrooms, a comfortable living room, bathroom, a kitchen and an outside area to enjoy your morning coffee.
Includin WiFi internet.
Stable Cottage is set within rolling countryside on the edge of the conservation village of Minto. The property overlooks the Minto Hills and has gardens to the front with views of the golf course.
Stable Cottage overlooks the 18 hole Minto Golf course which welcomes visitors. …see more
Cottage with wonderful sea views & private, south facing back garden with extra large deck to enjoy al fresco dining. 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
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
Large heated swimming pool. English TV. Set in private grounds. Close to river with beach and many chateaux, vineyards, restaurants and cycling etc. Easy access to A10 motorway. Airport & TGV within 30 mins. …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
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
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.
Comfortable holiday accommodation for up to 4 people set in beautiful gardens with terrace and BBQ, this is the ideal location for either a relaxing time on nearby beaches or to easily visit the sites of Galicia and sample the excellent seafood freshly caught daily. Well placed for Galicia's coastal regions, many of its cities, plus natural beauty areas like Ribeira Sacra …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
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
La Grange... Sleeps 9 + Babies... Traditional Loire lime-stone walls with rustic oak beams & fireplace... Freshly decorated with neutral colours throughout the property, large heated pool, plus childrens pool, all in 5 acres of landscaped gardens. …see more
A traditional French cottage situated in a quiet village location, in an area of real beauty and character. The cottage retains traditional charm but has all the modern facilities required and a beautiful enclosed courtyard style garden.
The cottage is perfect for a peaceful, relaxed holiday that really allows you to unwind. …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
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
Well situatered 4* cottage [last graded 1st Apr 2014 by visit Wales] 3 miles outside the historic town of Caernarfon not far from Snowdonia National Park and Dinas Dinlle blue flag beach, [ dog friendly] on the North Wales coast., Asda and tesco deliveries accepted and perishable put away, get off to a quick start to your holiday. …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
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
A beautifully renovated intimate Filey holiday property for two people in the North Yorkshire Moors, close to the beach and rural enough to allow you to get away from it all. All the little extras included to make your stay memorable. Dogs more than welcome, bowls and chews provided …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
Idyllic rural retreat in the green hills of County Down. Close to famous Mourne Mountains, the shores of Carlingford Lough, Newry, Warrenpoint and Rostrevor. Within 90 minute drive from Dublin and Belfast airports. …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
Character cottage on historic estate with log fire, exposed beams and traditional farmhouse furniture. Perfect central location for seeing South Wales' best attractions - a fairy tale setting on a peaceful farm and yet close to all modern amenities. Hafod Y Wennol is only five miles from the M4 motorway. Less time travelling - more time holidaying! …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
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
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.
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
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
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
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. Lovely Baby equipment available at no extra charge, but MUST be requested at time of booking. …see more