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.
Riverside rustic luxury sleeping 4+. Outdoor dining area in the private garden overlooks the peaceful river Aulne, with fishing, cycling, swimming, etc. Welcome pack of wine and groceries, WiFi & wood fire for cosy winter evenings. "A fisherman's dream". Idyllic Breton cottage right next to the river Aulne. Excellent base for exploring Brittany all year round. …see more
Newport 3.5 miles
Good for walkers
Ground floor bed+bathroom
King size bed
Near golf course
Near riding stable
Walk to pub
Dog Friendly …see more
Farmhouse near Monferrato, Asti, Torino and Casale Monferrato. Wine cantina, 3 bedrooms, large kitchen, 2 livingrooms with DVD Player, hi-fi, playstation 2, and projector. Childrens' toys and books. Dvd's ,music cd's. 3 wood burning fires. Barolo, Barbaresco, Gavi. Additional WC on ground floor. …see more
Located in the village of Juille, near Mansle/Ruffec/Angouleme La Petite Chaumiers is a quaint cottage with original stonework, all on one level, detached from the main house. Ideal for couples who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Off the main road and set in 2 acres of grounds, surrounded by peaceful countryside. …see more
Little Bay apartment provides you with luxury and comfort, from the luxury linen and towels to wifi, blue ray dvd player and docking station.
Within walking distance of the ferry, train and bus terminals the apartment gives you an ideal base for exploring Argyll. …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
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
Porpora is a studio of about 45 sqm very elegantly furnished, the leading colour is red.The night area with a large bed is separated from the living area by a wall. In the living area there are two spare beds + a folding bed and a kitchenette facing the blossoming patio We only have 3 units for rent (max 10 guests)
This is the perfect place for parties or for single families …see more
Les Rosiers is perfectly situated for exploring and discovering the secrets of the Loire Valley. You will be centrally located in the triangle formed by the lovely Chateau town of Saumur, the shopping mecca of Tours and the world famous town and racetrack of Le Mans. …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
A new house with garden, suitable for 3 guests in Tuscany. We are near the seaside (20 kms) and we offer free wi fi connection, TV and air conditioning. Not far from Cinque Terre oven, washing machine, satellite TV, internet wi - fi,kitchen towels and diches, electric iron …see more
Comfortable, well equipped, renovated, 2 bedroomed cottage, near Revel, with stunning views towards the Pyrenees. Free Wifi access and all linen and towels provided free of charge. Cot, highchair and stairgate available. Easy access to Carcassonne and Toulouse Airports. …see more
Casa Mimosa with vanishing edge pool is set in the beautiful hills of Granda Province on the outskirts (5 mins walk) of the small friendly town of Algarinejo. Relax & enjoy the serenity of the Andalucian hillsides for a truly authentic Spanish holiday.
Self catering gite for up to 9 people in the glorious French countryside near to Carcassonne, Castelnaudary and the Canal Du Midi. A lovely rustic, former watermill located just outside the small village of Issel but only minutes from the towns of Castelnaudary & Revel. You can benefit from the tranquility of the French countryside whilst retaining easy access to local towns …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
A charming traditional stone house with a private swimming-pool located on the outskirts of the village of Kritou Terra, near the holiday beach resort of Polis. The restored farmhouse enjoys complete quietness and privacy, with the nearest house over 250m away. Rates include a free car with comprehensive insurance and free airport transfers to/from Pafos Airport. …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
Special offer for September. Romantic get-away. Special. Stylish. Peaceful. Rural. Retreat for walkers, cyclists, artists, photographers, writers, star-gazers. Extremely comfortable. Fabulous countryside to explore. Just for two.Idyllic. Small dogs accepted.
2 excellent leisure centres a 25 minute drive away. Village swimming pool nearby. …see more
Welcome to our relaxing self-catering cottage, with private pool and guest garden, in Arronches, Portugal. With Luigi the donkey + 2 tame sheep all set in 2 hectares of land bordered by the River Caia with numerous fruit and olive trees with an abundance of wildlife. There is a good telescope for guest use for stargazing also numerous books, various games and playing cards. …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
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
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
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
France countryside - self-catering vacation - near northwest beaches / Paris / Disney / Asterix / Nature / calm/ tranquility/ rural / small French village / Amiens / Jules Verne / Picardie / Picardy / Somme / WW1 / WWII/ route to Calais, Paris, Normandy, southern France …see more
Sapin Gite has a 4 Star grading, and is set in a stunning area of the Vosges mountains in a little hamlet, surrounded by mountains. It is on the first floor of a 200 year old Vosgienne farmhouse. The area offers a wide range of signed walks, all within easy reach. …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
Wagtail is a fully accessible holiday lodge with private terrace overlooking our coarse fishing lake. It has 1 bedroom and an accessible wet room. It has a specially adapted low level kitchen for wheelchair users inc. washer/dryer. The lounge has a sofabed and HDTV. Facilities include an indoor pool, licensed bar (seasonal opening hours), coarse fishing lake & games room …see more
Situated at the Danube Bike Trail / EuroVelo 6 and 10 km away from the city of Tata, the Bike Stop Dunaszentmiklós is next to a forest. It has a 600 m² big private garden with barbecue facilities, a closed bicycle storage and car parking. Pets are also welcome. …see more
Stunning sea and country views from the privacy of your own Italian townhouse in a picture postcard medieval hilltop town, just 20 minutes from coast and mountains. Ideal location for families with all amenities, or couples seeking romantic retreat.
The private balcony for al fresco dining offers breathtaking views across the Marche hills to the sea …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
Quiet and secluded, yet a 10 min. drive from 3 villages with major amenities, 20 min. from the historical town of Antequera. Private swimming pool and large garden, boules piste, .BQ., outdoor kitchen. Log fire and Wi fi available, private parking. Beach at Isnajar.
Bird watching, walking, painting,golf, horse riding, sightseeing, in house fans and electric,oil fired rads …see more
Looking up the Dourbie valley, our gites are perched on an outcrop of rock that is home to the medieval fortified village of Cantobre. It's a perfect place to explore the countryside and Templar villages, take part in adventurous outdoor sports or just relax.
In the Cévennes National Park near the world famous Millau viaduct and home of Roquefort cheese!
Beautiful views of the South Downs. Ideal for exploring the South Coast and walking/cycling on the network of foot paths leading straight on to the South Downs Way. Also In Walking distance from local pubs. …see more
Luxury townhouse on a small complex with spectacular views in the hills above Pedreguer close to Denia and the stunning beaches of the Costa Blanca. Two large swimming pools and gardens. Ideal property to also explore inland Spain towards the famous Jalon valley. Ideal location to explore both the Costa Blanca and Inland Spain …see more
Casa Limao is located in a pretty village in Central Portugal. This is a tastefully renovated traditional Portuguese home, with three bedrooms, a large open plan living and dining room, a fully equipped kitchen and views from the balcony, of the mountains. Casa do Limao is a detached, 3 bed, village property with a completely enclosed, private cobbled courtyard.
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
Thorncliffe House sleeps 8 people in 4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms. Ideally located to visit many attractions in the Peak District & Derbyshire Dales or for walking and cycling. The house is very spacious with a log burner & secure parking for your car or bikes. Free wifi Bookings start at 3pm on a Friday or a Monday and finish at 10am on a Friday or a Monday. 3/4/7 night breaks …see more
the appartament feture
a living area with a sofabed for two people
a fully furnished kitchen with dining area
a bedroom with a queen size bed and a mezzanine floor with a single bed
owner speak fluent english
Nepoleonic House suitable for 2 people,with private garden and parking and overlooking our stunning 12/6 metre pool.this accommodation is suitable for a cot and
WIFI internet access.Beautiful location and setting
This nepoleonic House is set in a fabulous setting sharing a 12/6 metre s pool solar heated.
This family cottage features a large open plan sitting and dining room, a country kitchen, family bathroom, double bedroom and a twin bedded room.
Lomond cottage contains all the modern appliances needed for your self catering holiday.
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
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
Luxury furnished penthouse (123m2) set on 2 floors - 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, fireplace, tourmaline stones sauna, lounge, kitchen, dishwasher, 42'' LCD TV, home cinema, stunning panoramic mountain views. Sleeps up to 8 people. Great location 6 min walk from Gondola. …see more