Short breaks self-catering cottages in the UK
Have less than a week available and looking to book a short holiday in a UK self-catering cottage for a few nights? Britain is home to some inspiring choices when it comes to short breaks; whether you want to take a 2 night holiday, a 3 night trip or a 4 night stay, there are some great places to discover on a short-stay holiday in the UK.
Short Breaks in Barns, Cabins, Cottages, Lodges and Rural Retreats in the UK
Short Break Holidays in England
Searching for a short break in England? From the unspoilt Cotswolds to National Parks such as the Lake District and ever popular choices like Cornwall or Dorset in the South West, England has an array of great options for mini breaks, for getaways with family or friends in country cottages, barn conversions, lodges and more.
Escape to Wales for a Short Break
With fantastic areas such as Snowdonia and the Brecon Beacons to appeal to keen walkers and those who love to explore the great outdoors, whether for 3 or 4 nights, Wales could be a great destination for your next mini break. Beside the sea or in the mountains, Wales is always lovely for a short trip..
Scotland for Short Mini Breaks
Thinking of taking a short weekend break perhaps? If so, Scotland with its fine cities of Edinburgh with its world heritage sites and ever vibrant Glasgow are two great possibilities, which could be perfect for a couple of nights. Or perhaps you're planning a short activity break, Scotland is of course the home of golf, no other country has more golf courses.
Ireland for Short Mini Breaks
If you’ve not been to Dublin before or Belfast, this year could be your year to discover just what Ireland has to offer on a short 3 night or 4 night break.
Short Break Holidays Whatever the Season
Some holiday cottages only offer short breaks at off peak seasons, and only welcome weekly bookings at popular times like Christmas or during summer or the August holidays. If you want to browse only those holiday cottages that are definitely available for short break letting at any time of year, then do take a look at the definitive list below. All of these can be rented for that short holiday of three to four days whatever the season.
Short breaks can be ideal if you have less than a week available and want to spend a few days exploring an area on a mid-week short break or perhaps want to take a long weekend break. From time to time we all need to get away from it all and focus on relaxing and enjoying ourselves. These mini-holidays for 2 night, 3 night or 4 night breaks can be a good option as well if your budget is a little tight and you can only afford to go away for a short time or don't have that much annual leave available to use. If you're truly looking to relax and unwind then a short hot tub cottage break could be the perfect choice. Weekend breaks in particular tend to be very popular so early booking is recommended.
Planning a Mini Break with your Pet?
Find some of the best pet-friendly cottages available for short break bookings and get out and about into the countryside for quick break. Exploring the landscape with your dog can be great fun and Britain has a great choice of paths and trails to explore with your pooch. Nature is beautiful at any time of year in our rural areas and woodland.
Whatever your reason for opting for a short break, we hope you find a perfect cottage for you easily with Country Cottages Online.