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.
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.
4 bedroom villa with heated outdoors pool and private tennis court in Carvoeiro, Western Algarve, Portugal. Near world class golf courses and in walking distance to Algarve's most beautiful beaches. 4 bedroom villa with heated outdoor pool and private tennis court in Carvoeiro, Western Algarve, Portugal. …see more
This is a very spacious (1400 st ft) 4 star luxury apartment within a top class gated resort.
It is on the second floor, is south facing with a stunning balcony view of Luz beach.
It has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and a large living area with air con and all mod cons …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
Luxury Château - Heated Swimming Pool, Flood-lit Tennis Court, Sleeps 20 (+4 in Pigeonnier),
Elevator Lift, 6 Double Bedrooms (en-suite), 4 Single Bedrooms,
2 extra Bedrooms, additional WCs & showers, Laundry,
Small Chapel, Two Grand Pianos, 4 reception rooms, WiFi. Drawing Room, Dining Room,
Kitchen with Dishwashers, Fridge/Icemaker, Microwave.
Maid Service included. …see more
Edmonston House is near to the River Tweed three miles from the market town of Kelso. Sleeps 6 -14. 5 bedrooms. Discounts for 6 sharing. Tennis court, table tennis,fishing,lovely walks, Sky TV, wifi. Booking on line and rates on my website - kelsocottages.co.uk Perfect for fishing parties, hen parties or a base for exploring the Scottish Borders. Weekends or weeks. …see more
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
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
Exquisite 6-bedroom Costa Dorada villa for 14 people with large private pool, private tennis court and 5 minutes to gorgeous white sand beaches. Ideal for large families searching for the perfect Spanish beach location! …see more
Perfect for a 'get away from it all' break in Strangford. Relax and unwind at this traditional cottage property with stunning views. Or get out and enjoy the natural beauty of the local area and all the activities it has to offer. …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
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
A pretty converted stone barn with a stunning view over the Wye Valley and beyond. Ideal for 2 or 3 people with its comfortable living area, 2 bedrooms and patio. Cosy in winter with woodburning stove. Dogs welcome, with paths leading from the door. . The local good food pub is a short stroll away. …see more
built on a secure gated community our Luxury villa with Private Heated Pool and extensive screened patio, has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms +cot and is fully air conditioned free calls within the U.S and Canada, the villa also has free wifi. …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
Sunnyside Lodge is 'Our Nature Home on the Range'. It is our personal family home that we want to share with you! It is created as a fine private family vacation home, exclusive for you and your family to enjoy! Your exclusive private family vacation in the cool mountains begins at Sunnyside Lodge, Ella. …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 TENNIS COURT
Shooting can be arranged at an extra cost
There are also stables at Curwen Woods …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
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
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
The Gatehouse - a perfect rural retreat with stunning views, spacious rooms all recently refurbished to the highest of standards, cosy log burning fires; everything you would expect from a four star holiday cottage. Stay, relax and enjoy. …see more
Character Coach House built circa 1800.
Original quirky features, sleeps up to four adults and four children.
Well behaved dogs welcome.
Near Pembrokeshire attractions, beaches and walks.
Ideal for walking, cycling, canoeing, kayaking.
Families, couples, groups welcome Easy access to attractions Oakwood, Folly Farm and Blue Lagoon Waterpark to castles, gardens and beaches. …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, sailing, hill climbing, bird watching, fishing. …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
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
Manor house , close to the Chateau of Biron ,private outdoor pool, children's pool,two golf greens and all weather tennis court . Barn with games.Consists of 3 separate houses, ideal for families, lots of privacy on 60 acres of private woodland with valley and stream. Montauriol is an ideal setting for the pleasures of wining and dining with family or friends. …see more
Detached cottage next to stable yard at Brooklands House looking onto fields and gardens with a short walk to the lake. The cottage is beautifully furnished and an ideal retreat on the Shropshire/Cheshire/Staffordshire border. Only holiday cottage on site. Broadband internet. Wood-burning stove. Private garden. Secure parking. …see more
ROSE COTTAGE Newly renovated/refurbished. 5 star award. Private Tennis Court available from Summer 2014. Character cottage, inglenook fireplace, woodburner, original beams. FREE WIFI. Large garden. On a farm. Near beaches and Jurassic Coastline. NATURE TRAIL & FISHING FREE WI-FI INTERNET ACCESS Special offers. Comfortable beds/Vi-spring mattresses. Hardye Wessex Country
One bedroom fully furnished apartment just 500m from the gondola station. All appliances and cutlery/crockery. The best 4* complex in Bansko and 5mins walk to the slopes and centre of town. Apt looks over outdoor pool and faces the sun. Perfect for summer and winter. …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
TINCLETON LODGE sleeps 2 to 10. Newly renovated and refurbished character cottage. 5 star coveted with GOLD award. En-suite facilities, Luxury ground floor room with en-suite Wet/Shower room - M3a. Set in 600 acres of beautiful countryside. Near Jurassic coastline. FREE WI-FI. SET ON A FARM. FISHING ON RIVER FROME. NATURE TRAIL. PRIVATE TENNIS COURT from Summer 14. …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
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
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
Stunning, Norfolk holiday home with private swimming pool & tennis court. Mountain bikes for guests. Four furnished terraces & loungers by pool. Bordering 30,000 acres of open parkland. Short drive to Norfolk beaches. Luxurious beds. Ask owners for website address Live the dream in glorious English countryside in total privacy. Modern kitchen, modern bath/shower rooms. …see more
Hoppickers is in an idyllic rural setting at the end of a no through road. The 17th century barn has the Visit Britain 4* gold award offers spacious accommodation for 5. Walk to The Malverns from the front door. Perfect base to explore Worcestershire and Herefordshire The 8 acre smallholding also offers a heated pool(available on request), tennis court and games room. 4* VB …see more
Grade I listed 11th Century Moated Manor house. The house is surrounded by beautiful Victorian gardens situated on the edge of the Surrey Hills. Whether it is a family get together or a board meeting please feel free to call us to discuss your requirements.
11th Century Moated Manor House set in 3 acres of gardens. Surrey's only 5 star Gold self catering property …see more
Luxurious newly refurbished cottage
Peaceful, rural location
In the heart of the Cotswolds
Village shop, post office and pub within walking distance
Private tennis court Please bring your own racquets and balls if planning to use the court. …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
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
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
Wing of 17th Century Farmhouse in spectacular traffic-free location down a country track one mile from the sea and the Jurassic Coast Path. Peace and tranquillity - a unique paradise in a timeless setting. This Grade II listed farmhouse is in an area of outstanding natural beauty. …see more
Idyllic 4 Star Gold Award Cotswold stone holiday cottage, part of a former 16th century water mill, located in a tranquil setting on the banks of the River Thames. Ideal for exploring the beautiful Cotswolds. …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
Mansarda con terrazzo vista mare mozzafiato, a 80 mt dalla spiaggia più grande di Avola, mare cristallino dolcemente degradante, nuovissimo, arredi in stile, finemente rifinito, tutti i confort, adatto a 2 coppie di amici o a famiglia con 1 / 2 bambini. Centralissimo Convenzioni con ristorante "La Prua" a 300 mt e Deja Vù a 900 mt …see more
La costa sud Sardegna offre fantastiche spiagge, tra cui le dune di finissima sabbia bianca di Porto Pino e numerosi siti archeologici, grotte, parchi geominerari e nuraghi di grande interesse culturale. La zona è servita di servizi pubblici, ristoranti e agriturismi. E' possibile fare escursioni in barca, kitesurf, escursioni a cavallo. Gastronomia locale ed ospitalità. …see more