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.
Stunning hilltop villa set amongst very large private grounds. Under 45 minutes from the Silver Coast, under 2 hrs drive from Porto or Lisbon airports.Private pool & badminton court, Spa treatments, wi-fi, BBQ & al fresco dining areas, relaxation for all ages! Discover Real Portugal, with walks, historical attractions, restaurants, bars & river beaches nearby. …see more
Villa Tamerza is a large, chalet-style house in the heart of the French Pyrenees. It can accommodate up to 12 guests in its five bedrooms and offers all the facilities expected of a high-quality holiday rental, including a swimming pool and tennis court. …see more
A tranquil and well-appointed luxury log cabin with views across the Cotswolds yet with easy access to London and the A40, Coomb Cottage is the perfect country getaway for walking, touring, biking or just soaking up the sunsets and recharging the batteries. …see more
The Crinan Canal is a wonderful and scenic waterway and is sometimes called 'The most beautiful shortcut in Britain'.Arrive any day. Stay a week or come for a short break - and relax. Wonderful scenery for walking and bike trails. Great for children to enjoy the country Perfect for a relaxing holiday. Ideal for walking, cycling, hill climbing, bird watching, fishing. …see more
Shepherds Huts - the experience of the original countryside use but with its own private ensuite bathroom with hot and cold water.
Lie in and have independents in the mornings
Enjoy the sounds of silence in the one and only Garden of England
Central to the shopping, holiday entertainments, ancient and modern buildings within an hour of the Site
Three bedrooms with a double bed and single in the first bedroom, a double bed in the second bedroom and a single bed in the third bedroom. Bathroom upstairs with Bath, Shower and Toilet. Additional toilet downstairs …see more
Set among the Lincolnshire Wolds Bainvalley Cottages are a charming retreat and ideal base for keen walkers and cyclists to explore this unspoilt area of the UK.Golfers can visit the world class golf course, the outdoor lido and Kinema in the Wood in nearby Woodhall Spa We are both members of Woodhall Spa Golf Club and can take visitors to enjoy the challenging course. …see more
Our three individual apartments offer comfort, character and charm for your short break or longer stay. The quality beds ensure a good nights sleep and the accommodation is well fitted out with full kitchen, central Heating T.V., CD , and DAB Radio. Lovely grounds with pet sheep&chickens.For further information please see our website - hermitholidays.co.uk …see more
Beautiful 1 bedroom cottage located in the grounds of a country house with easy access to Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and Forest of Bowland and lovely local walks. Surrounded by ancient woodlands and limestone paving, this is a haven for bird watchers, and walkers Shooting can be arranged at an extra cost
There are also stables at Curwen Woods …see more
Comfortable, peaceful retreat in heart of beautiful countryside with wonderful views.Ideal location,set in 30 acres including tennis court,grounds and ancient woodland with walks.Good local pubs/rests.Excellent walking, Bird watching & Historic houses/gardens closeby. Idyllic, relaxing location in glorious countryside, overlooking pond. Tennis court in grounds. …see more
Albachiara Holidays offers APARTMENTS for 3/4 guests, for short/medium vacation breaks on the TUSCAN HILLS, in the small village of Pariana, 15 minutes from the TYRRHENIAN SEA and surrounded by the wild nature of the APUAN ALPS Natural Park of our region, LUNIGIANA. Our guests can contact us at any time for any problem at the bar caffetteria (8:00 a.m-1:30 pm/ 3:30-11 pm). …see more
Situated on the Orange Blossom Coast of Turkey, the property is a generous 3 bed semi that sleeps up to 8. On a secure site with 2 large pools, tennis court, basket ball court and football pitch. Close to beach, mountains, Ephesus and the Greek island of Samos. …see more
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With COSTA BLANCA LIFE you will always save time and money. Regardless of whether kind of property you wish to book with us, you will always receive an exclusive and individual service adapted to you requirements. …see more
The ideal location for a relaxing rural getaway. Set in the idyllic Normandy countryside, the farmhouse can easily accommodate up to 9 guests at a time, staying in the four modernly furnished bedrooms, with private swimming pool, garden and tennis courts. …see more
Beautiful, holiday cottage situated high on a hillside with magnificent views of the Cotswolds and Malverns. Surrounded by gardens, woodland and vineyard. Onsite tennis court and award winning village with great food. Close to Shakespeare's Stratford and the Cotswolds. …see more
IF YOU RENT OUR HOUSE IN LOW SEASON OR MID SEASON, SHOW YOU HOW TO PREPARE A DELICIOUS PAELLA COMPLETELY FREE, OR DEVELOP 5 DIFFERENT TAPAS. Do you think we're in the center of Andalucia, within a Natural Park, where you can visit the main Andalusia …see more
A lovely family villa sleeping 8 + cots in the hills around Caldas de Monchique above the Algarve coast. Offering a large private heated swimming pool, private tennis court and set within two hectares of grounds. Close to many championship golf courses and beaches. Private tennis court
Large private heated swimming pool
Extensive grounds …see more
This Bed and breakfast has been completely renovated and modernized for your comfort in 2006 , Mas Jonquer is a special place from where you will be able to enjoy and discover this beautiful area.
This country house has farming and cattle-raising origins dating from th …see more
Set in six beautiful hectares of parkland and gardens, and surrounded by unspoiled rolling countryside, this luxury chambres d’hôtes in the heart of the Dordogne offers a spacious home away from home experience, at very affordable prices.
Romantic holiday cottage situated high on a hillside with magnificent views of the Cotswolds and Malverns. Surrounded by gardens, woodland and vineyard. Onsite tennis court and award winning village with great food. Close to Shakespeare's Stratford and the Cotswolds. …see more
Sleeps 8. 4 bedroom villa. Casa Vista Alta is a large detached villa set within landscaped gardens with a heated pool, Tennis court and stunning sea views. Not on a complex and not overlooked, Casa Vista Alta is the ideal place for a peaceful secluded family holiday. Fantastic Views
Secluded and peaceful
Only one hour from Paris, the Iris cottage is a very romantic and quiet house. Great to visit Paris, climb, walk in the forest or relax. Its lounge bedroom has a stone fireplace. It's self catering on a 20000 sqm property with park, wood and tennis court on the spot.
The charming property, is in the middle of the countryside in preserved and peaceful surroundings. …see more
This is Apartment 8 on third floor
One of eleven inexpensive well appointed apartments in a Pyrenean mountain village close to the French/Spanish border and a twisty drive to the Mediterranean sea together with a choice of airports - Perpignan, Girona and Barcelona. Some of the facilities are municipal such as the swimming pools and tennis courts - in excellent condition. …see more
Farmhouse located on the farm of 13 ha. olive, almond and pine forest. It has pool, garden, boules, barbecue, tennis court, basketball, 8 bedrooms, equipped kitchen and TV room. Hope to see you soon...Thanks for your interest in Casa Gran. …see more
A beautiful large country house with masses of character set in big secluded gardens with private swimming pool, sports court. and yoga studio. Easy access to Granada, Malaga, Cordoba, Seville and Ronda. Ideal for family reunions and celebrations. Catering available. 2013:“Fantastic holiday the whole family really enjoyed","Wonderful",“Perfect vacation from start to finish” …see more
Superb accomodation in grounds of Chateau , heated pool , covered (15m), April to November, tennis, forest, (with trails) ,lake , plus a private walled garden; sandy beaches and golf courses are a short drive away. Ideal for families, groups,reunions, and celebrations For larger groups extra accomodation is available in the Chateau. The pool can be covered open April-Novembe …see more
We have everything you need to disconnect and enjoy your holidays with maximum privacy and tranquility: swimming pool, tennis court, fronton court, gardens, orchard, field, horseback riding ring ... it also offer stables so you can bring your own horse. Our house is ideal for children, they will be able to move freely and play outdoor in our sports facilities. …see more
Two Beautiful, holiday cottages, situated high on a hillside with magnificent views of the Cotswolds and Malverns, providing flexible holiday accommodation and consisting of two separate, self contained units, nestling above each other. Surrounded by gardens, woodland and vineyard. Onsite tennis court and award winning village with great food. …see more
Garden Bank Cottage, near Kelso, is on an organic farm in the Scottish Borders. It has wonderful views across the Tweed valley.
A perfect cottage for fishermen and families. It has a wood burning stove, bbq, oil c / h, garden furniture and all weather tennis court. …see more
The Clocktower cottage offers self catering accommodation in a converted stable block, dating back to 1820. Red brick walls, exposed timbers, and polished wooden floors furnished with antique pine furniture creating a rural yet exceptionally comfortable and relaxed atmo …see more
Luxury French Farmhouse with Tennis Court and Private Swimming Pool in South West France, near Cordes sur Ciel and Albi. Perfect family holiday home with newly built tennis court and large private swimming pool both for sole use. …see more
Barn Owl Cottage is a superb, spacious 3 bedroom contemporary cottage with comfortable furnishings. It is the perfect place to stay, relax and unwind. Now with complimentary super fast fibre optic broadband.............. …see more
Peace and tranquillity prevails in this beautiful luxury villa with private pool and tennis court and views over the shimmering sea. Great value for a large group of people or two families, yet cosy enough for a couple. …see more
Quite and spacious three bedroom cottage, with panoramic mountain views. The sunsets can be spectacular. A great base for rambling, cycling and bird watching or for touring Scotland. Close to historic Stirling, and to Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Private garden and use of hard tennis court. Good pubs, cafes and shops in three local villages. …see more
Our beautiful Villa Stolovi is located in a secluded area on a hill Slivno Ravno near small town Klek, 80 km away from Dubrovnik. Included massage pool, tennis court, a wine cellar... ideal for groups of friends and Inter unforgettable holiday in a magical setting. Imposing stone villa in lovely southern Croatian region, for a relaxing holiday in a special ambient! …see more
An authentic “Molise experience” is just waiting to be discovered, with a relaxing, peaceful stay in the comfort of this historic family's country residence. The flat is self-catering, however breakfast and other meals can be provided on request. During a stay on the estate, it is possible to book activities such as horse riding, recreational fishing... …see more
Child Friendly, Spacious Family House with large pool, tennis court and games/fitness room. Set in 100 acres 7 bedrooms & 5 bathrooms. Stunning hill top setting. Great base for sightseeing. Wifi available. We also organise Guided and Self Guided Walking Holidays …see more
National Tourist Awards 2010 finalists,Y GIlfach at Bryn Melyn Farm translates as The Hideaway and lives up to its name! This luxuriously cosy barn cottage provides the opportunity to get away from it all whilst having plenty to do on site, and in the immediate area. …see more
Finalists in the National Tourism Awards 2010 and 5* rated by Visit Wales, this fabulous granary conversion, offering a magical combination of rustic charm and contemporary living, lies in 12 acres with tennis court, games room and private fishing for you to enjoy. …see more
Y Sgubor offers a fabulous mix of old and new in this traditional barn conversion for a luxurious holiday in the 21st century! Barn style tongue and groove doors rub shoulders with contemporary style bathroom with power shower.National Tourism Awards finalists; …see more
Finalists in the National Tourist Awards 2010 , Bryn Melyn Farm lies in an area of outstanding natural beauty adjoining the Snowdonia National Park.Yr Hen Hofel is one of 5 traditional barns that have been carefully refurbished & converted to create luxurious cottages. …see more
Set right above the Tâmega river with sensational views, private pool and tennis court a delightful garden and furnished with great style and flair- this is the perfect location for total relaxation. A truly memorable holiday is guaranteed. …see more
The Cartlodge is a fabulously converted single storey farm building, situated in a courtyard setting with private garden. It is designed to really give the wow factor, sympathetically combining old world green oak beams with high-spec, luxurious contemporary styling. New for Winter 2013 - King size double bed just installed! …see more
This is an ideal family cottage, spacious and contemporary, with all the luxury facilities you require for a relaxing family holiday - at any time of year. Now with complimentary super fast fibre optic broadband................ …see more
This spacious, wonderful property have been skillfully converted from 19th Century stone built barns. Located in the beatiful North Devon countryside with every facility you would expect. Now with complimentary super fast fibre optic broadband................ …see more