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.
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.
Birch Cottage is a traditional 4 bedroomed cottage located in the village of Helmsdale, Sutherland. The village, which has all the local facilities that you could want (local shops, café, hotel, butchers), is ideally situated for exploring the North of Scotland. The south facing walled garden provides safe and private outdoor space for all the family.
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
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
**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
Heather cottage, 3 bedroom self catering Holiday cottage, sleeps 5 plus baby cot. Located on a 25 Acre farm in Betws Yn Rhos, Abergele, North Wales. Family friendly, corporate bookings welcome. …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 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
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
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
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
This cottage in Grantown on Spey, in the Cairgorm National Park, great for exploring the Highlands of Scotland and local attractions, fishing, golf, biking, pony trekking, climbing, skiing, ornithology, the whiskey trail. Children and pet friendly. Real fire and wifi
Numerous local activities. ornithology, fishing, golf, cycling, hill walking, pony trekking, whisky trail, …see more
Nestled in between three different golf courses, and only a couple of minutes drive to the beach where there is a beach bar and restaurant, Casares del Sol is the perfect location for a short term holiday any time of the year. …see more
The Dali 2 bed apartment - Villa la Pinede-offers relaxed, peaceful holidays in Provence, south of France. There is a private covered dining area overlooking the lmargeheated pool & sun decks. Easy short walk to centre of Maussane. Beaches & Camargue nearby Except in family weeks, no children under 16 accepted unless whole villa booked.
Dornoch Pitgrudy Holiday Park large double en suite bedroom with king Size Bed, spacious Twin Room. All linen and towels provided. Close to Dornoch town centre (15 minute walk). Royal Dornoch golf course Dunrobin Castle Glenmorangie Distillery. 10% Discount for Couples! …see more
Set in the rolling Perthshire Hills, in the grounds of the World Famous Gleneagles Hotel offering 3 Championship Golf Courses and an array of available facilities; fishing, shooting, horse riding, cycling etc. The Glenshee Ski Resort is within commuting distance.
Sky movies and sports package included. Information pertaining to local amenities and services in apartment. …see more
If you want to escape the rat race and settle into a quieter pace of life, Dan Y Coed and Llanidloes offer you a warm welcome in friendly, green and pleasant land.
Nearby are hills, mountains, rivers and the coast. Something for everyone. Eco brownie points:
We have insulation, fair trade tea and coffee, eco friendly washing up and recycling. …see more
No. One Pudding Lane is a unique and inspiring conversion of an 18th century listed building which offers the opportunity to holiday in high class comfort. Included in the renovation is a striking timber and glass tower with views acoss the surrounding countryside. …see more
This newly refurbished old style Spanish house is located approximately 100m from the sandy beaches of Oliva Nova.
Fabulouse views of the mediterranian from the roof terrace where you can dine Al Fresco and soak up the sun in a quite tranquil setting. …see more
Access to Fish Pond, Lawns and Gardens front and rear of the house. Picnic and dining area with table and four chairs for your exclusive use. Peaceful, tranquil environment and almost a sanctuary, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life . 200 meters walk to Gates of Mount Juliet, 10 minute walk to Railway Station & further 10min. to tThomastown …see more
Overlooking the fantastic championship golf course to the front and the quiet pool area to the rear, just a short walk from the beach, hotel and clubhouse. Free WIFI broadband internet access is situated within the apartment! The apartment also offers FREE unlimited broadband! …see more
My two bedroom Spanish apartment located in a lovely village called ALGORFA in the costa blanca & is within easy reach of both Alicante & Murcia airports .The apartment is in a well maintained gated community complex …see more
Situated in excellent location for huge range of facilities & places of interest for all age groups. Walking distance to selection of 3 beaches, a 9 hole golf course, local shop, train to Giant's Causeway. Bus stop at front of house to Bushmills 1 mile away …see more
Lovely 2 bedroom bungalow with gas central heating throughout. 1 double and 1 twin bed room, sitting room with freeview channels, Wii console and DVD player, well equipped kitchen, large dining room and shower room. Large garden and field. Well behaved pets welcome.
Quiet peaceful sea side location with outstanding sea views to the Isle of Bute and Isle of Arran in the distance. Cosy and well equipped. Hill walking, rambling, hidden beaches, tennis courts, golf, shinty, freshwater/sea fishing, supermarkets, massage, art, antiques. …see more
Cosy, quiet and central Garden Cottage, with colourful sun trap garden ideally located within minutes walk of town centre. Ideal location for Theatre, walking, touring, cycling/biking and golf - storage available. …see more
Classy & cosy, but with lots of space. Beautiful bed linen, goose & duck down quilts. Hairdryers in each bedroom. Soft fluffy towels!
Dining Room, Den, Living Room, fully equipped all mod -con kitchen, utility room, mud room. Outside deck. Huge private garden. Parking. TV, DVD, CD player, iPod dock, CD & Book library. Chess & other board games. Open fires, oil central heating …see more
On-site facilities include:
Next to beach.
Entertainments complex with live cabaret.
Children's fun club for all the children to enjoy party dancing, arts and crafts, along with treasure hunts plus much more.
Restaurant with a wide choice of menu. Childrens Play Area. With a pirate ship, sand pit, sports courts for football.
Fabulous Arcade area …see more
A homestead style lodge with covered balcony, wood burning stove, spacious deck & sea views. In a wooded setting amidst scenic countryside & on the outskirts of the sailing village of Kippford so is just a short stroll from 2 waterside Inns serving locally brewed ale. Ideal as a for romantic retreat, a base for a beach or adventure holiday or a family getaway. …see more
The fully equipped kitchen has an eye level cooker with separate hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine and toaster. There is a small freezer in the hallway. Comfortable seating is provided in the living area, together with TV/DVD and WIFI. Guests have the use of part of the garden, which includes a patio with seating. …see more
A beautiful, very comfortable apartment overlooking the superbly kept landscape gardens and pool area.
The location is perfect for access to the versatile Spanish countryside or the coast. You can watch eagles soaring ,walk to the nearest golf course, 2 mins beach. …see more
Cosaig self catering holiday house sleeps 4-6 in the Scottish Border's town of Innerleithen. Recently refurbished with all mod cons, Cosaig provides family, dog, mountain biker and cyclist friendly accommodation. Much of the cottage and garden is wheelchair accessible …see more
Detached 18th century stone cottage situated in a small hamlet with stunning views .Ideally located for touring,walking,cycling,fishing,golf., or simply relaxing on the garden soaking in the peace and tranquillity of the countryside. The nearest village is 1 km away. There is a bakery,bar/tabac/small convenience store. …see more
Paddock House Studio is situated on the seafront of Littlestone with views of the sea. Near to New Romney, Littlestone Golf Course, Dungeness Bird Reserve, NRHD Minature Railway and Lydd Airport. There is a shop and take away a minute walk away plus a good restaurant a five minute walk away. …see more
NEW 2013. Looking for a spacious, modern, and secure accommodation which has on-site gym, shops, supermarket, restaurants, bars close to the Jack Nicklaus Alhama Signature Course? Then this 3 bedroom holiday home of 98 sqm + a 67 sqm terrace is for you! This unique property includes a 42" flat screen smart TV, CD/DVD-player, WIFI and A/C units in all rooms. …see more
Peggy's Cottage is a very attractive three bedroomed residence set in the heart of Castlecomer, Kilkenny. As a welcome we offer a small box of essential groceries to get you goinig when you arrive. Offering three bedrooms and within walking distance of everything Castlecomer offers. …see more
For golf lovers the local St Fillans Golf Club is one of the most spectacular courses in Scotland. The walker can a enjoy gentle stroll or the challange of a Highland mountain. Bag a salmon, brown and rainbow trout from one of our beautiful rivers.
Pay us a visit. …see more
Fully modernized and beautifully furnished self-contained apartment forming part of a listed Georgian farmhouse. Adjacent to theTweed Valley cycle path and 1.5 miles from MTB at Glentress Forest. Perfect base for biking, fishing, golf and walking. …see more
GALLOPS FARM FINDON. Beautiful views. Ideal for walking/cycling as farm leads straight on to footpaths across the South Downs. Also conveniently situated just a 15 minute walk from Findon Village which has a number of pubs/restaurants and ideal for exploring the coast. …see more
Ideal for those looking for Adventurous, Quiet or romantic retreat close to all amenities, that provide fine dining or quality take-aways, both international and local. Situated in the very historic middle of town close to the Beach, Harbour, Shops and Museums. STRICTLY NON SMOKING …see more
Romantic charm a picturesque medieval area , panoramic views overe the green wills of tuscany and umbria , fantastic sunset on the lake house. peace , colors , scents of this eart will make every vacation memorable and easy. The ideal place to spend a holiday in both nature and history surrounded by fields vineyards olive old woods …see more
Located close to Santa Caterina Ionio, just 12 kilometers away, is the city of Soverato, which is well known as the "Pearl of the Ionian Sea"; it is a very popular summer vacation site and has 50,000 residents. Soverato offers all the facilities of a medium-sized city. …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
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