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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Gray Manes, Langport, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Fantastic large self-catering holiday house found in 2 acres of gardens in a tranquil rural hamlet in Somerset, family-friendly this is a great place for all the family with a children's play area with slide, trampoline and climbing frame, indoor heated swimming pool and games room with table football and pool table.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Exclusive use of indoor pool), games room.

Price range from £2100 to £4700 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 11 July 2016 to 15 July 2016; from 12 September 2016 to 16 September 2016; from 03 October 2016 to 07 October 2016;

phone 01963 371329 emailClick here to email owner more info >

America Lodge, Oakham, Rutland, England

4 bedroom Cottage, East Midlands.

With dreamy countryside views, a large garden and a location within the Chater Valley, this 4 bedroom country cottage in Rutland has plenty to recommend it for a rural retreat break.

Price range from £400 to £600 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 9 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3 star)

phone 01572 723944 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Swallows Rest, Lynton, Devon, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Exmoor National Park.

Nestled in Exmoor National Park, this large self-catering cottage boasts garden and field views along with good quality self-catering accommodation and a location close to the coast, plus during a stay here you can enjoy access to a covered heated swimming pool, sheer bliss.

Special features: free internet access, pool (heated indoor pool).

Price range from £600 to £3000 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 15 July 2016 to 22 July 2016;

phone 01598 741 289 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Saxtead near Framlingham luxury log cabins, Saxtead, Suffolk, England

2 bedroom Log Cabins, East Anglia.

Treat yourself and book a stay in a high quality 2 bedroom holiday lodge at Windmill Lodges, each lodge is complete with its own private hot tub, lake views and access to a shared swimming pool in season for a truly relaxing holiday in Suffolk.

Special features: free internet access, pool (The covered outdoor swimming pool is for use from Easter until the end of October), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £568 to £1073 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 30 June 2016 to 01 July 2016; from 08 July 2016 to 15 July 2016; from 02 September 2016 to 16 September 2016;

phone 01728 685338 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Carp Cottage for fishing holidays, Doddington, Lincolnshire, England

3 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Nottinghamshire.

Escape for a chilled out holiday at Carp Cottage, situated conveniently close to several fishing lakes and part of a small collection of three welcoming holiday cottages on a working farm, with a swimming pool on site, this is a great place to relax and enjoy a spot of fishing.

Special features: pool (There is a swimming pool that is shared by guests in all three of our fishing cottages).

Price range from £289.00 to £598.00 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01522 703406 emailClick here to email owner more info >

New Hall Farmhouse , Wolsingham, Durham, England

11 bedroom Farmstay, North England.

Stunning holiday farmhouse with ample rustic charm with features such as wooden beams, stone walls and high ceilings in some rooms along with a large enclosed private garden, located on a farm close to Hamsterley Forest and conveniently located for discovering the Pennine Hills on days out.

Special features: Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £495 to £2800 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 22 people in 11 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 30 October 2016 to 11 November 2016; from 14 November 2016 to 18 November 2016; from 21 November 2016 to 14 December 2016;

phone 01388 527247 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Courtyard Countryside Cottage, Heart Of England, Meeson, Shropshire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Heart of England.

Family friendly, rural retreat, of immense character, enjoying shared use of 8 acre grounds of adjoining 17th century country house, in the hamlet of Meeson, just under 7 miles from the notable 20th century woodland gardens of Hodnet Hall and 10 miles from the enchanting vistas of Hawkstone Park.

Price range from £300 to £535 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 06 July 2016 to 08 July 2016; from 15 July 2016 to 22 July 2016; from 03 August 2016 to 07 August 2016;

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

Rowan Holiday Yurt near the Peak District National Park, Hepworth, Yorkshire, England

1 bedroom Glamping Accommodation, Yorkshire Dales.

Why not try something exciting and different on a romantic holiday in Yorkshire this year with a stay in a holiday yurt? Go glamping in this high quality canopied holiday home, with the added luxury of a private hot tub and a lovely rural setting, this really is glamping at its very best.

Special features: pool (), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £370 to £560 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 29 August 2016 to 01 September 2016; from 02 September 2016 to 05 September 2016; from 20 September 2016 to 23 September 2016;

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

The Granary near Shrewsbury, Alberbury, Shropshire, England

3 bedroom Converted Barn, Heart of England.

With vaulted ceilings, stylish furnishings, a 40 inch TV, warming woodburning stove, bubbly outdoor hot tub plus views out over a large garden pond, this is a great Alberbury holiday barn where adults can relax and also keep the kids entertained with the shared games barn with pool table, air hockey and ball play-pit for toddlers plus watch the children have fun playing in the outdoor play area with the swing, seesaw and climbing frame.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £497 to £1030 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 30 June 2016 to 01 July 2016; from 15 July 2016 to 17 July 2016; from 01 August 2016 to 05 August 2016;

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

Crop Vale Lodge near the Malvern Hills and Cotswold Hills, Pershore, Worcestershire, England

2 bedroom Wooden Holiday Chalet, Malvern Hills and Cotswold Hills.

Fantastic 2 bedroom holiday lodge with lush countryside views and a stylish, light and airy interior, this idyllic wooden cabin is situated on a farm and is within easy reach of the Cotswolds for days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £402 to £706 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 23 July 2016 to 30 July 2016; from 24 September 2016 to 15 October 2016; from 18 October 2016 to 07 January 2017;

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

Spinney Rural Retreat, Shropshire Hills, Cardington, Shropshire, England

2 bedroom Grade II Listed Barn Conversion, Shropshire Hills.

Escape to this 2 bedroom barn conversion for a relaxing rural retreat break with your friends or family and pet-dog, with a lovely idyllic country location and ample rustic charm, this holiday barn is one of three located on a farm near Cardington and is only around 30 minutes' drive from historic Shrewsbury, shared facilities on site include a tennis court, play area for children, two games rooms and extensive woodland and farm walks, with chances to feed the chickens, a stay at this farm cottage could be wonderful for a relaxing and enjoyable family holiday.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £312 to £556 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 08 July 2016 to 15 July 2016; from 09 September 2016 to 30 September 2016; from 14 October 2016 to 21 October 2016;

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

The Pump House, Wantage, Oxfordshire, England

1 bedroom Cottage, North Wessex Downs.

Located within the North Wessex Downs AONB on a farm in the Berkshire Downs, this lovely rural retreat is perfect for romantic breaks and is nestled amongst tranquil countryside.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £550 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01488 638225 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Holly House Cottage, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Shires.

Comfortable and welcoming holiday cottage nestled in the tranquil Hertfordshire countryside close to Hitchin, with an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis court and country setting, Holly House Cottage is perfect from getting away from it all.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Indoor - integrated with property), tennis court, games room.

Price range from £700 to £1000 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 01 July 2016 to 04 July 2016; from 09 August 2016 to 10 August 2016; from 16 September 2016 to 23 December 2016;

phone emailClick here to email owner more info >

Norton Grange Country House, Norton, Worcester, Worcestershire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

Unique 6 bedroom Manor House offering spacious accommodation for groups of up to 16, with an outdoor swimming pool, large gardens and a games room with table football and table tennis, there is plenty to keep family or friends entertained at this large house just 5 miles from Worcester.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Outdoor swimming pool in the garden for warm weather periods from May until September only.), games room.

Price range from £1273 to £3580 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 30 June 2016 to 01 July 2016; from 05 September 2016 to 09 September 2016; from 26 September 2016 to 30 September 2016;

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

Atlanta, Theddlethorpe All Saints, Lincolnshire, England

10 bedroom Large Country House, Lincolnshire Wolds.

Ten bedroom country holiday home with games room, jacuzzi and indoor heated swimming pool and garden views, just a short drive from the local sandy beach which is only around a mile away.

Special features: pool (Attached to house), games room, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £2850 to £4250 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 20 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01993 70 22 52 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Bakers Mill Holiday Cottages, Beaminster, Dorset, England

10 bedroom Cottages, South West.

A collection of six comfortable holiday cottages located on a working farm in Dorset, one of which is wheelchair accessible, each cottage has its own enclosed garden or courtyard and surrounded by green countryside this is an ideal location for rural retreat breaks.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £275 to £850 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 21 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01872 261525 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Hotspur, West Mersea, Essex, England

5 bedroom Unusual Self Catering, East Anglia.

Fantastic large moored houseboat sleeping up to 8, boasting sublime sea views, original features and with a deck ideal for watching the sunset.

Price range from £475 to £1250 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 9 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 29 June 2016 to 16 August 2016;

phone 01206 230488 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Arches Rural Retreat near Shrewsbury, Alberbury, Shropshire, England

4 bedroom Farm Cottage, Heart of England.

Four bedroom luxurious barn conversion, located alongside four other holiday cottages on a working farm in Shropshire, complete with private outdoor hot tub for a relaxing rural retreat holiday with friends or family.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £524 to £1058 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 12 September 2016 to 16 September 2016; from 26 September 2016 to 30 September 2016; from 10 October 2016 to 21 October 2016;

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

Queenies Cottage, Snape, Suffolk, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Aldeburgh.

Luxurious and romantic cottage for two with lavish antique furnishings and a cosy log burning stove with the benefit of direct access to a beautiful nature reserve leading to forests, beach and lakes.

Price range from £399 to £639 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 10 July 2016 to 24 July 2016;

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

Pheasant Lodge Scottish Borders, Longtown, Cumbria, England

2 bedroom Log Cabin, Cumbria/Scottish Borders.

Whether for a mini-moon, honeymoon or a break with friends, this superb adults-only log cabin with its private hot tub with mood lighting is something special; add to this a location just 3 miles from Gretna Green, a 5 star rating, a setting close to unspoilt countryside and a Green at Heart Gold Award and it's clear to see this solid Norwegian Timber Lodge has plenty to offer.

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

Price range from £535 to £895 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 01 July 2016 to 08 July 2016; from 11 July 2016 to 25 July 2016; from 29 July 2016 to 26 August 2016;

phone 0787 510 7952 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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