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Get away from it all with a short break to a stunning weekend retreat. Whether you have a couple of nights or a long weekend to spare, a short break at one of these holiday homes is a sure fire way to recharge your batteries.



For long weekends away you could fill up on tapas from an apartment in Barcelona. Or hop on the Eurostar for city breaks in Paris, Brussels or Avignon.

Alternatively combine a mini break in one of the apartments in London with a show in the West End. Or live the good life in a choice of holiday cottages in the Cotwsolds, Cornwall or the Lake District.

Whatever you're looking for out of a short break, there's a villa, cottage or penthouse suite with your name on it!

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Rhone / Regnie-Durette

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £114 / night

£731 - £1461 / week

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from £114 / night

(3) Excellent 

14

Holiday castle in Limerick

County Limerick / Limerick

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

from £301 / night

£2051 - £2870 / week

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from £301 / night

(6) Excellent 

25

Holiday castle in Pagkia

Laconia Region / Pagkia

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“This was a fabulous place to stay!” We truly enjoyed our stay in this Mani Castle. To be living in an ancient but modernized place was magical. The owners very generously left our refrigerator stocked with wine, beer, olive oil and watermelon (to nam  …see more

from £69 / night

£479 - £1011 / week

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from £69 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Eure / Saint-Christophe-sur-Conde

9 15 1 night min

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £348 / night

£2435 / week

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from £348 / night

(2) Excellent 

22

Holiday castle rental

North Brabant Province / Tilburg

5 13 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £153 / night

£1040 - £1666 / week

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from £153 / night

(19) Very Good 

23

Holiday castle in Dover

Kent / Dover

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Our own private castle!” The Gatehouse at Dover was the perfect location for our Valentine's Day getaway. Beautifully decorated and very cozy, it made a wonderful couple's retreat. It is also ideally located, with an easy and convenient walk to both  …see more

from £65 / night

£375 - £600 / week

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from £65 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday castle in Vireux-Wallerand

Ardennes / Vireux-Wallerand

7 20 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £331 / night

£1679 - £1761 / week

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from £331 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday castle in Campello sul Clitunno

Province of Perugia / Campello sul Clitunno

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

from £79 / night

£548 / week

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from £79 / night

(8) Excellent 

65

Holiday castle in Piegaro

Province of Perugia / Piegaro

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Idyllic hilltop location” This property is a 2 bedroom apartment within the beautifully refurbished 11th Century castle of Gaiche, The castle is accessed by driving 1.6km up a fairly steep winding road. The location is quiet and remote with great vi  …see more

from £157 / night

£609 / week

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from £157 / night

17

Holiday castle in Larkhall

South Lanarkshire / Larkhall

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £158 / night

£1100 - £5500 / week

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from £158 / night

(59) Excellent 

17

Holiday castle in Kilmarnock

East Ayrshire / Kilmarnock

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly

from £364 / night

£1990 - £4565 / week

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from £364 / night

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Holiday castle in Courtenay

Loiret / Courtenay

5 10 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Private garden

from £244 / night

£1305 / week

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from £244 / night

(1) Excellent 

22

Holiday castle in Valognes

Manche / Valognes

8 15 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £522 / night

£3131 - £3653 / week

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from £522 / night

(5) Excellent 

28

Barberino Di Mugello / Montecarelli

10 26 Min stay varies

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 26
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £522 / night

£3305 - £4887 / week

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from £522 / night

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Holiday castle with golf nearby in Cork

County Cork / Cork

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £174 / night

£870 - £1114 / week

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from £174 / night

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Baden-Württemberg / Buehlertann

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly

from £70 / night

£366 / week

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from £70 / night

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Castle accommodation in Neuille with swimming pool, golf nearby

Maine et Loire / Neuille

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £564 / night

£2387 - £3602 / week

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from £564 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Holiday castle in Penzance

Cornwall / Penzance

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Fantastic holiday” We stayed in the February half term and could not have asked for more. There were fresh flowers,wine, biscuits, tea, coffee and more so first impressions were amazing. The garden apartment was clean, tidy and very comfortable. We ar  …see more

from £100 / night

£328 - £1091 / week

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from £100 / night

(2) Excellent 

66

Castle rental in Meslay-du-Maine

Mayenne / Meslay-du-Maine

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 150 km
  • Swimming pool

from £533 / night

£3200 - £5300 / week

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from £533 / night

(13) Excellent 

13

Castle accommodation in Petite Calivigny with swimming pool

St. George's / Petite Calivigny

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

from £200 / night

£1300 / week

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from £200 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday castle rental

Yonne / Chatel Gerard

10 20 Min stay varies

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £492 / night

£3044 - £3914 / week

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from £492 / night

16

Holiday castle in Oldcastle

County Meath / Oldcastle

6 12 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £578 / night

£4038 / week

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from £578 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Mykonos Town holiday castle rental

Mykonos Town / Mykonos Town

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £235 / night

£2435 / week

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from £235 / night

(2) Excellent 

16

Otranto holiday castle rental

Province of Lecce / Otranto

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly

from £314 / night

£696 - £2174 / week

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from £314 / night

(33) Excellent 

62

Holiday castle letting

Falkirk District / Airth

6 18 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

from £750 / night

£3500 - £5500 / week

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from £750 / night

(1) Excellent 

8

Piegaro / Pietrafitta

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min

from £61 / night

£392 / week

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from £61 / night

(2) Excellent 

16

West Kilbride holiday castle rental

North Ayrshire / West Kilbride

7 14 2 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“An amazing place to stay” My friends and I recently returned from spending a weekend at the castle and all 13 of us were in complete agreement that it was an amazing place to stay. The place has so much history and character, the owner was incredibl  …see more

from £1000 / night

£2950 - £3750 / week

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from £1000 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Holiday castle with golf nearby in Biggar

South Lanarkshire / Biggar

11 24 2 nights min

  • 11 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“A Perfect Birthday Weekend” I stayed at the mansion house to celebrate my 30th birthday along with 22 other people. Everything was perfect, the communication from Clare from start to end was helpful, patient, clear and concise. With a large number of  …see more

from £1100 / night

£6000 / week

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from £1100 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Province of Pisa / Palaia

1 6 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly

from £44 / night

£305 / week

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from £44 / night

(13) Excellent 

59

Pisa holiday castle rental

Province of Pisa / Pisa

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Car not necessary
“Beautiful Villa and Excellent hosts!” I would like to recommend Villa Parra and in particular at the "three centuries of art" apartment as my family and I had a very pleasant stay there. Both Donatella and her husband were very kind and helpful and a  …see more

from £105 / night

£679 - £828 / week

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from £105 / night

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Lodeve / St Etienne de Gourgas Lodeve

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min

from £87 / night

£609 / week

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from £87 / night

(2) Very Good 

32

Holiday castle in Bali

Rethymnon Prefecture / Bali

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Unique and Beautiful Hidden Gem” Staying in the castle is a one-of-a-kind experience. The castle is a work of art, the grounds are well-maintained, the pool is wonderful, and the views are unbelievable. This is the only place to stay if you choose to  …see more

from £70 / night

£487 / week

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from £70 / night

(20) Excellent 

32

Kilmartin holiday castle rental

Argyll and Bute / Kilmartin

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £180 / night

£1260 / week

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from £180 / night

(1) Excellent 

30

West Kilbride holiday castle rental

North Ayrshire / West Kilbride

5 14 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly

from £422 / night

£2950 - £5500 / week

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from £422 / night

(20) Excellent 

15

Bansha holiday castle rental

County Tipperary / Bansha

7 18 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £740 / night

£3131 / week

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from £740 / night

17

Holiday castle with indoor pool in Clevedon

Somerset / Clevedon

8 16 2 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £1595 / night

£6433 - £16595 / week

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from £1595 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Gard / La Calmette

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £66 / night

£427 - £514 / week

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from £66 / night

(16) Excellent 

20

Holiday castle in Chinon

Loire Valley / Chinon

7 8 4 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“The magic of Ranton” We have been to the chateau on several occasions and we are always uplifted when we walk across the moat and through the gates. There is a wonderful air of peace and tranquility about the place, it's a world of it's own and you ca  …see more

from £209 / night

£1461 - £2922 / week

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from £209 / night

(9) Excellent 

28

Var / Carces

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £392 / night

£1653 - £3044 / week

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from £392 / night

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Holiday castle with golf nearby in Arbroath

Angus / Arbroath

7 14 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £450 / night

£1850 - £2500 / week

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from £450 / night

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