Short Breaks Cottages in England

Getting away for a short break in a self catering country cottage is a great idea at any time of year.  Take a look at the short breaks cottages in England below, these cottages advertise for short breaks.  Some cottages will be willing to take short break bookings at any time of year whereas others will welcome short break bookings only at certain times of year.  Click the link if you want to view short breaks cottages that welcome bookings at any time of year.

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Maltster's Holiday House near the Shropshire Hills, Ludlow, Shropshire, England

4 bedroom Character Holiday Home, Heart of England.

Characterful high quality 4 bedroom holiday cottage sleeping up to 10 friends or family close to the heart of Ludlow, with a romantic four poster bedroom and a Grade II listing, this property offers warmth, charm and character.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £723 to £1644 per week
Sleeps from 5 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 03 October 2016 to 07 October 2016; from 10 October 2016 to 14 October 2016; from 21 October 2016 to 22 October 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Dons Barn, Lavenham, Suffolk, England

1 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

A special romantic hideaway for two found on the Grove Farm estate with orchard garden views and a wood-burning stove.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £418 to £709 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01787 211 115 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rofield Barn, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

4 bedroom Detached Barn Conversion / Cottage, Wye Valley.

Beautiful 5 star rated family-friendly and dog-friendly barn conversion with outstanding views of the Cotswold Hills located just 8 miles from Cheltenham in the Severn Vale.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Price range from £550 to £1100 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01452 780323 emailClick here to email owner more info >

One Old Coastguards, Newton Ferrers, Devon, England

3 bedroom Riverside Cottage, South Devon.

Escape for a truly memorable and special holiday to this fantastic waterside holiday home with stunning river views and its own quayside and private mooring.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £495 to £1390 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 23 September 2016 to 30 September 2016;

phone 07738 342 850 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lakeside - Quarry Hockford Cottages, Tiverton, Devon, England

3 bedroom Scandinavian Lodge, South West.

This lovely pet-friendly wooden holiday lodge boasts country views and a fantastic rural location in the West Country.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room.

Price range from £300 to £600 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01398 361430 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Streele Barn, Rotherfield, Sussex, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, South East.

This high quality thatched barn boasts exposed wooden beams along with a lovely garden and is set amongst extensive private farmlands in Sussex, there is an outdoor swimming pool for use in the summer months as well as a games room, making this a fabulous holiday home.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Heated from May to September and complimented by pool house with changing rooms, shower and wc.), tennis court, games room.

Price range from £1250 to £2350 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 03 September 2016 to 09 September 2016; from 12 September 2016 to 23 September 2016; from 15 October 2016 to 10 December 2016;

phone 01892 0854030 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Mistletoe Cottage for 2 with woodburner, Sibton Green , Suffolk, England

1 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

Nestled in peaceful and pretty gardens, this 18th century cottage with exposed beams, a traditional wood burner and private patio with BBQ is the perfect cosy retreat.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £250 to £385 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 24 September 2016 to 15 October 2016; from 19 October 2016 to 22 October 2016; from 29 October 2016 to 02 November 2016;

phone 07711526252 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Beesoni Rural Retreat, Malvern Hills, Castlemorton, Worcestershire, England

4 bedroom Barn Conversion, Worcester and the Wye Valley.

Charming and very comfortable 4 bedroom family-friendly and dog-friendly barn conversion set next to farmlands and fields near to Castlemorton, within easy reach of the Malvern Hills and Cotswolds for days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £632 to £1718 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 13 September 2016 to 16 September 2016; from 19 September 2016 to 23 September 2016; from 10 October 2016 to 14 October 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Coach House Country Retreat, Chale, Isle of Wight, England

2 bedroom Country Cottage, South Coast of England.

Once a coach house and now a stunning 2 bedroom holiday home, this property with its sea views, pretty garden and location close to Chale in the south of the Isle of Wight could be perfect for a holiday on the Isle of Wight with friends or family.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £398 to £899 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 17 October 2016 to 11 November 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Northfields House, Chichester, Sussex, England

14 bedroom Large Country House, South Downs.

Beautiful Edwardian Country House with fine period features, beautiful gardens, outdoor heated swimming pool, two tennis courts, two croquet lawns and a squash court, all in all a very special holiday home.

Special features: pool (in garden), tennis court, games room.

Price range from £ to £ per week
Sleeps from 1 to 28 people in 14 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01243 544478 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Aylsham Windmill, Aylsham, Norfolk, England

3 bedroom Holiday Windmill, East Anglia.

Escape for a relaxing memorable break to this unique holiday windmill in Aylsham, with superb views, a gold award winning 5 star rating and an excellent location within half an hour's drive of Norwich, the Norfolk Broads and the Norfolk coast, this holiday home is the stuff of dreams.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £550 to £1100 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Late availability: from 03 September 2016 to 16 September 2016;

phone 01263 732118 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Hoppickers Rural Retreats, Leigh, Worcestershire, England

2 bedroom Rural Retreats, Heart of England.

Choose from our dog-friendly luxurious sleeps 4 log cabin or our charming sleeps 5 barn conversion at Hopickers, award winning rural retreats in Worcestershire, winners of Best Self catering Worcestershire 2014/2015, with an outdoor heated swimming pool on site (available in summer months), a games room with table tennis and Wii, woodland walks and a play area for children with trampoline and swings, this is a fantastic location for all of the family.

Special features: free internet access, pool (There is a heated outdoor swimming pool in the grounds (for summer use only).), tennis court, games room, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £525 to £895 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01886833668 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Honeysuckle Cottage, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Heart of England.

Set in a conservation area and a designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within the Cotswolds, this charming terraced stone cottage is pet friendly with a pretty south facing courtyard garden.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £245 to £485 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 01 September 2016 to 05 October 2016;

phone 0121 426 6310 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Coombe Barn Holiday Cottages, Bath, Somerset, England

1 bedroom Bungalow, South West.

A collection of comfortable barn conversions with wonderful views towards the nearby countryside and rolling hills situated on a working sheep farm in the West Country.

Price range from £290 to £380 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 25 August 2016 to 23 September 2016;

phone 01225 448 757 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Duddings Country Cottages, Dunster, Somerset, England

8 bedroom Cottage Complex, Exmoor National Park.

A fine collection of twelve country cottages nestled in the tranquil countryside of the Avill Valley within Exmoor National Park, 4 star rated and benefiting from access to excellent shared leisure facilities with an indoor heated swimming pool, games room, tennis court and children's play facilities, this is a great place for all of the family including the pet dog at this pet-friendly and family-friendly location.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Indoor), tennis court, games room, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £230 to £2590 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 18 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01643 841123 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Monmouth, Bath, Somerset, England

4 bedroom TownHouse, Cotswolds.

If you're looking for a stylish luxurious holiday house within the heart of Bath for a break with friends or family, this superb 4 bedroom town house could be a real treat, just minutes from the centre of Bath and close to Bath Thermae Spa, this holiday house has plenty to recommend it.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1750 to £2450 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 14 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01747811243 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Riverside Dogs-welcome Lodge, East Anglia, Isleham, Cambridgeshire, England

2 bedroom Riverside Holiday Lodge, East Anglia.

Fantastic 2 bedroom holiday lodge with a fantastic waterside location by the River Lark, enjoy a garden with river views and fishing from this holiday home's own mooring during a stay here, with the tranquil city of Ely close by, Riverside Lodge has plenty to recommend it.

Price range from £242 to £590 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 10 September 2016 to 12 September 2016; from 23 September 2016 to 24 September 2016; from 08 October 2016 to 29 October 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Le Muy, Gedney, Lincolnshire, England

1 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, Lincolnshire Fens.

Lovely rural retreat with one double bedroom, sleeps 2 but an additional bed can be provided to sleep 3 if required, with farmland views, this holiday cottage enjoys a tranquil location in the Lincolnshire Fens close to the village of Gedney and offers disabled accessible features such as light switches at lower levels and widened doorways for easy access.

Price range from £315 to £315 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01406363764 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Swallow's Orchard, West Bradley, Somerset, England

3 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

A unique and contemporary detached holiday home nestled next to an old apple orchard with a truly tranquil setting in Somerset amidst nature and countryside with a private hot tub and shared use of an indoor pool, hot tub, sauna and gym.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared Spa with; Indoor pool, sauna, hot tub (as well as private hot tub at properties), gym, relaxation room, 4 treatment rooms (therapies available to book), separate male & female changing rooms. ), outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1150 to £2450 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 30 August 2016 to 02 September 2016; from 04 September 2016 to 05 September 2016; from 11 September 2016 to 12 September 2016;

phone 01935 840964 emailClick here to email owner more info >

St. Anthonys Cottage, Langton Herring, Dorset, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Jurassic Coast - Dorset.

Picture-perfect 3 bedroom, child-friendly holiday cottage in the village of Langton Herring near Weymouth with wood-burning stove and pretty rear garden.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £575 to £1025 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01458 274 767 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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