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.
Perfect for single guests or a couple, La Cidreraie is light and airy with French windows looking out onto a sheltered lawn planted with fruit trees. We are located on the border of Orne and Calvados an Mont St Michel, the D-day Beaches and Bayeux are easily accessible …see more
Traditional stone built house situated in the village of Plonevez du Faou in the heart of Finistere.The property is situated within 10 km of pretty market town of Chateauneuf du Faou with River Aulne running through centre. Pentrez beach within one hour drive. Prices include bed linen, towels and final cleaning …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
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.
Garden, secure parking place, broadband wireless internet, BBQ, Terrace, suitable for children, Motovun We can provide tickets: for day trip to Venice by boat, local touristic train at Parenzana trail, rent bikes …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
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
Town: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Eifel-Mosel-Region, Oberscheidweiler
Centrally located, but also in a quiet neighbourhood, the „Holiday House Fuhrmann“ is situated in the outskirts of Oberscheidweiler on two spaciously designed properties. Near the river Mosel Trier, Cochem, Bernkastel, Luxemburg, Daun, Koblenz, vulcan-lakes, river rhine …see more
Comfortable, well equipped holiday cottage for up to 6 people. Located on the coast in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Only 250 metres from Freshwater beach and the Coastal Path. Very reasonable rates. A great base for families, outdoor activities and relaxation. …see more
Top quality accommodation for up to 4 in the popular Stroud valley town of Nailsworth. Ideal for two adults. Two additional guests can be accommodated on the double sofa bed in the living room area. The Retreat has a rural feel but the town centre is a 5 min walk away. We look forward to welcoming you and sharing all that Nailsworth and its surroundings have to offer. …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
Quiet, spacious Edwardian house and garden on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park between Malham, Skipton, Grassington and Settle. Beautiful views in all directions. Excellent for the outdoor enthusiast, close to the Pennine Way. Just 1 mile from the A65.
There is a piano, music, books, wooden puzzles, dominoes, cards, solitaire & some games for rainy days …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
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
With its wonderful views over a mature lake.. Ideal for couples, Kingfisher is a spacious, en-suite apartment within the Lakeview Holidays Courtyard Complex, near Fairford and part of the Cotswold water park. …see more
A characterful detached converted barn with a wealth of original features, hidden away in "forgotten Cornwall". Uniquely located between the North & South Cornish coast whilst offering a quiet rural retreat. Sleeps up to 4 people, private garden and patio. The mile long sandy beach of Praa Sands & Hendra is only 5 minutes' drive away from this relaxing hideaway. …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 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
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
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
Le Heron 2 studio provides extremely affordable but comfortable accommodation for 2 people (more is possible) within the Le Cormier holiday facility, set in 10 acres of unspoilt countryside and formerly a working farm dating back to around the 17th century. SPECIAL WINTER RATES NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2014. NO INCREASE ON 2013 RATES FOR OTHER PERIODS. …see more
Le Heron 1 studio provides extremely affordable but comfortable accommodation for 2 people (more is possible) within the Le Cormier holiday facility, set in 10 acres of unspoilt countryside and formerly a working farm dating back to around the 17th century. SPECIAL WINTER RATES NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2014. NO INCREASE ON 2013 RATES FOR OTHER PERIODS. …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
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
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
The Peak District offers an area of natural beauty, natural heritage, and wonderful landscapes and opportunities to experience tranquility and quiet; and dark night skies. A perfect location for those seeking active leisure, culture and relaxation and thrill seekers. With spectacular views over the surrounding countryside, relax and unwind in a wonderful peaceful setting. …see more
Stylish, modern apartment with all mod-cons in a recently converted Galician stone barn. 500m to the beach, 1.5km to the maritime parade. Stunning sea/countryside views from the gardens, patio, sunroof terrace and BBQ picnic area. Perfect place to chill out! Frequent guest comments- ´´I really have the feeling of getting away from it all¨ ´´I never slept so well!´´ …see more
NEW JUNE 2013 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
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
Large, spacious and quiet country house set in 4 hectares of its own grounds on outskirts of village. Lovely views over the valley in the heart of the wine growing region of Piemonte. Covered portico for al fresco dining. Elegant spa town Acqui Terme 5km away. The famous Truffle Festival is held annually in Alba, about 40 minutes drive away …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
The farm is conveniently situated 3 miles from the historic market town of Ruthin and 1 mile from Rhewl village and the Drovers Arms pub.
Snowdonia - 1 hour's drive
Chester – half an hour's drive
Bala – 22 miles
Rhyl -18 miles
Llangollen – 17 miles …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.
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
Located close to an award winning High Street, the salmon-rich River tweed, mountain biking and GO APE at Glentress Forest and mile upon mile of stunning countryside, this charming self catering property provides the perfect base for exploring this lovely area. Secure bike storage available
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
Relaxing, quiet, calm and tranquil best describes this location. Walk to nearby beaches, rivers, bars and restaurants. Watch the natural wildlife or paint a picture. Whatever you makes your holiday dreams come true, we know you will love it here. Almost anything you need to make your stay enjoyable can be arranged for you. Car Hire, transfers etc. …see more
The Pilkington Apartment, designed for couples, is only six miles from Gleneagles Hotel and 500 metres from town centre of Crieff. Fishing, golf, skiing, walking, shopping all available close by. Luxurious accommodation, totally self-contained, with private parking. The Pilkington Apartment is the perfect place to kick back and relax - modern comfort with classic style. …see more
Located in the Suffolk countryside about seven miles from the historic towns of Woodbridge and Framlingham and about 15 miles from the Suffolk Heritage Coast. If you wish to holiday with your horse, stabling, grazing and manege available, price available on request. Minimum stay 3 nights
The Courtyard Cottage offers a suite of four ground floor rooms just 1 mile from Marlborough. Cozy and private with home from home comforts. Visit Avebury, Stonehenge, Bath, Marlborough, Oxford and Salisbury, or enjoy the neigboring ridgeway walks and cycle paths. …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
Charming property offering extremely comfortable and spacious accommodation in a peaceful rural setting only minutes from the historic centre of Guemene with its medieval buildings, restaurants, bars, and shops. Vannes and Quimper are easily visited.
This house includes 2 en-suite double bedrooms, 2 further large bedrooms with a shared (3rd) shower-room.
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
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
Completely refurbished medieval half timbered house furnished to a high standard whilst still retaining many authentic features such as timbered beams and granite fireplaces. La Croix D'Or offers a unique townhouse holiday let experience with modern luxuries included. …see more
This charming wind mill is the perfect choice for a quiet and romantic holidays break.
Very near to the hill of Montejunto, this historic and well recovered wind mill is set on the top of a hill with a beautiful view to the country side fields.
Our accommodation price includes one set of bed linen & bathroom towels …see more