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Rural short breaks (20)

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.

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Province of Catanzaro / Guardavalle

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Pet friendly

from £18 / night

£87 - £138 / week

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from £18 / night

(1) Average 

44

Playa del Carmen / Playacar

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £36 / night

£252 / week

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from £36 / night

(2) Excellent 

42

Playa del Carmen / Playacar

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

from £36 / night

£288 - £400 / week

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from £36 / night

(2) Very Good 

23

Holiday private room in Quillan

Aude / Quillan

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 17 km
  • Car not necessary
“In need of a small tweak, otherwise perfect” Absolutely perfect and suited our needs perfectly, hosts were very friendly and educated in the area and openly offered advise. Although relatively small, the room was adequate for two adults, it had a grea  …see more

from £35 / night

£242 / week

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from £35 / night

18

Holiday private room in Newmilns

East Ayrshire / Newmilns

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £15 / night

£100 - £240 / week

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from £15 / night

16

Agerola holiday private room rental

Province of Naples / Agerola

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 15 km

from £44 / night

£302 / week

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from £44 / night

39

Playa del Carmen / Playacar

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

from £48 / night

£336 / week

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from £48 / night

(2) Very Good 

21

Province of Ferrara / Ferrara

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

from £57 / night

£315 / week

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from £57 / night

(1) Excellent 

24

Holiday private room with shared pool in Giungano

Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park / Giungano

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool

from £9 / night

£61 / week

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from £9 / night

19

Holiday private room in Newmilns

East Ayrshire / Newmilns

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £19 / night

£125 - £377 / week

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from £19 / night

14

Province of Ogliastra / Baunei

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

from £23 / night

£157 / week

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from £23 / night

7

Saint-Chinian holiday private room rental

Herault / Saint-Chinian

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £30 / night

£210 / week

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from £30 / night

12

Holiday private room with swimming pool in Saint-Chinian

Herault / Saint-Chinian

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £40 / night

£280 / week

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from £40 / night

11

Thuringia / Mellenbach-Glasbach

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly

from £26 / night

£182 / week

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from £26 / night

(3) Very Good 

36

Lesser Poland Province / Zakopane

6 17 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 17
  • 2 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £24 / night

£160 - £1336 / week

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from £24 / night

20

Central Arizona / Carefree

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £76 / night

£452 - £868 / week

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from £76 / night

15

Province of Palermo / Gratteri

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly

from £65 / night

£453 / week

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from £65 / night

(2) Average 

10

Warwickshire / Stratford-upon-Avon

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car not necessary

from £44 / night

£260 / week

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from £44 / night

28

Province of San Jose / Santa Cruz de Leon Cortes

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 71 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £72 / night

£400 / week

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from £72 / night

28

Varna Province / Balgarevo

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £26 / night

£230 / week

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from £26 / night

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