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.
Two minute walk from the Gondola, 3rd floor Self Catering apartment with unspoilt views of the mountains and complex. Ideally suited to small family or couples. Comfortably sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Superior Large Studio 53sqm - All home from home comforts. Mountain views from balcony. …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
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
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
Set in 2 acres of a beautiful,tranquil valley,this cozy gite sleeps 4/5.Large secure suntrap Pool,decking area and well equipped games field.Private terraces and lovely views. Good location for Days Out. Plenty of safe space to run,play or just relax. Great deals for house-hunters out of season.NO increase in prices for 2014 .Short breaks also available. …see more
An absolutely stunning restored farmhouse with private pool, set on the outside of a charming hamlet of Mont De Marrast.
Enjoy the food, wine and atmosphere of the Gers in a property that has an extraordinary position with a truly panoramic view of the Pyrenees. The owners parents stay in gite to look after the property …see more
wonderful surroundings, inmidst nature, pool, calm, great garden/lawn,
perfect place to spend your holidays with a mixture of relax and cultural trip
ideal for families or group of friends
hiking, mountainbiking, relax, silence, nature, sightseeing, cultural events …see more
One of two beautifully converted Charentaise stone barns. Sleeps up to 4 people and baby, with private terrace, shared heated pool and large beautiful garden. We have everything needed for families with young children and babies, so you can pack less and relax more. Rent alone, or with family and friends in our neighboring gite, La Dominique …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
Besides the destinations of Venice, Padua, Bassano, Treviso and Verona, many find that a drive down the nearby “road of the wine” an enological itinerary both interesting and educational. May we suggest an afternoon glass of Torcolato? …see more
Lose yourselves in the space this house offers. Set in the lovely village of Saint Mars d'Égrenne, Saintem is a large modern yet characterful old house offering ample accommodation for small or large families and small groups. Take a look inside... Ft. 4 dbl bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, lounge, dining room, kitchen, utility room, garden, Sat TV & parking.
**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
Beautiful apartment in an old renovated silk farm with sitting room, American style kitchen two bedrooms one shower and separate toilet. Suitable for families with teenage children as the second bedroom has a separate entrance from the courtyard. …see more
Apartment is great value for money in a wonderful location within a very short walk of ski lift, ski hire, bars, restaurants and shops and with the advantage of being able to ski right back to the door. It has most beautiful views of Lake Geneva from its two balconies. The apartment is superbly situated very close to the ski lift, ski school and ski hire. …see more
The Bukit Artha Guest House & Restaurant is set in 25 are of unfertile stone hills accessed by easy steps, surrounded by mountain schenery and rice terrace.
The Bukit Artha Guest House & Restaurant has a healing atmosphere and romantic ambiance. Fill the local life in the traditional village …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
Brand new modern apartment. Large balcony with sea view. Inside and outside dining area. Spacious lounge
Enjoy breakfast looking at the sea or dinner alfresco
Separate fully equipped kitchen
5 minutes walk from the amazing Praia da Rocha
Wifi intenet. …see more
Set in an idyllic & tranquil location, a self contained ground floor lodge with lounge & dining area & patio doors leading onto terrace overlooking River Wye. Stunning views. Kitchen & shower room. Underfloor heating. Short breaks available. Minimum stay two nights. Internet and Wi Fi access now available …see more
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
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
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
Self Contained Single Storey Annexe/Studio
Off Road Parking
Quiet Village Location
Local Facilities include Post Office, Garage/Mini Supermarket, Pub (within walking distance)
Walking & Cycling Routes nearby
Public Golf Course within a mile
A stunning 5 bedroom 17th century timber framed cottage recently restored, furnished and maintained to a high standard and set in a 1/4 acre of private gardens. Private swimming pool open for the months June, July & August ( and May & September by arrangement). Electricity is included in the price for June - July & August & is charged at cost for other periods. …see more
This river fronted holiday apartment is attached to the Old Forge Pumphouse with its own entrance and private seating area outside. It has one double bedroom, bathroom with bath, a fully fitted kitchen/living area. Sleeps 2 people but a 3rd can be accommodated. A generous welcome pack is provided..
Access to the owners washing machine if required. …see more
Stunning luxury 1 bed apartment with a sea view. Just a 2 minute walk to the beach, restaurants, cafes, etc. Communal pool area. Relaxing private balcony perfect for that glass of wine or cocktail. The property is ideal for a couple or a couple with a baby. Burgau is a quaint charming fishing village, with all the amenities you will need for a great holiday. …see more
Cortijo Opazo is a beautifully renovated Alpujarran farmhouse offering two well furnished and private self catering holiday rentals along with a large and exceptional garden. Ideal destination for walking - maps and guides supplied free of charge. 2 cottages available. …see more
Beautiful two bedroom villa with large sea facing balconies situated in the heart of rural Madeira. Bedrooms are private with ensuite bathrooms. A fully equipped kitchen leads onto patio with BBQ. A well appointed luxury property with full internet, wi-fi and cable TV. Enjoy panoramic sea views in a calm and tranquil setting. Be among the locals and explore the real Madeira. …see more
Self catering casa de campo on olive grove of 20.000 m². Stunning views on Ebro valley and Els Ports mountains. 30 min. from unspoilt beaches. 100% privacy with a back to nature feel. Sleeps 4. The Lodge is surrounded by olive trees which makes it impossible to show more detailed pictures.
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
From 18 May to 20 October 2013 the Wildkogel activity Card is included in all apartment rental rates. With free benefits and discounts within the local region of the Wildkogel, as well as free use of the local gondola, buses, and the local train plus much more. Not only a ski and snowboarding heaven, Bramberg has the Worlds longest floodlit sledging run at 14 km long. …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
Situated on Norfolk,Suffolk Borders in the Waveney valley,between the market towns Diss and Harleston,
17th Century self catering,holiday cottages,with 2acre garden and woodland running down to the river waveney,
Ideal area for exploring east anglia,suffolk coast,churches,cycling,canoeing,fishing,
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
Is self catering apartment is situated in the Much Wenlock high street. It is the perfect base to explore the shropshire countryside all year round.Plenty of walks and local attractions. No need to use the car there are pubs/restaurants within walking distance. Luxury self catering apartments set in the idyllic county of Shropshire, in the centre of Much Wenlock. …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
Carraig Thura sits in a commanding position above Loch Awe with open views to Ben Lui and across to the Loch Fyne hills. Kilchurn Castle is located close by and is easily viewed from our gardens. The house is located in a stunning area of natural beauty. We aim to provide a restful, relaxing and comfortable stay for our guests. …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
A high quality, comfortable apartment ideal for relaxing or as a base for exploring the eastern Algarve, Ria Formosa and SW Spain. Close to a range of beaches, golf courses and the delights of Tavira but far enough away to just chill, relax and soak up the sunny weather Fully serviced apartment. Local, native english speaker will meet you on arrival. Unlimited WiFi available. …see more
Everything you need for a relaxing, tranquil holiday with wonderful views, traditional food and hospitality is here waiting for you. We can also arrange transfer or car hire which can be waiting for you at the airport. We look forward to welcoming you. …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
Situated just 500 Metres from the entrance to Kingsbarns Golf Course and right next to the winding road that takes you to the beach, the cottage is ideally situated for all visitors. Small dogs considered with prior agreement only. …see more
Excellent Value!! Self-catering apartment backing onto Sierra de Tejeda National Park with wonderful views down to the sea. Ideal for those wanting peace and tranquillity. Outside space with table and chairs for al-fresco dining and use of owner's private pool. …see more
Ardenia is situated in the delightful village of Appleton Wiske, close to the North Yorks moors and easily accessible from the A19. Sleeping 2/3 people, the bungalow is light and spacious. A conservatory and fenced patio area overlook garden and fields. …see more