Short breaks self-catering cottages in the UK

Short break holiday cottage Have less than a week available and looking to book a short holiday in a UK self-catering cottage for a few nights?

All UK Short Break Cottages


What Type of Short Cottage Break are you searching for?

Britain is home to some inspiring choices when it comes to short breaks; you may want to take a 2 night holiday, a 3 night short break or a 4 night stay.  Different properties have different short break policies, and some will only accept short break bookings outside of peak season.  Particularly when it comes to weekend cottage breaks, a 3 night minimum stay is common.


Short Breaks in Barns, Cabins, Cottages, Lodges and Rural Retreats in the UK


Short Break Holidays in England

Cotswolds for holidaysSearching 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.

Short break cottages in England


Escape to Wales for a Short Break

North Wales coastWith 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..

Short break cottages in Wales


Scotland for Short Mini Breaks

EdinbughThinking 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.

Short break cottages in Scotland


Ireland for Short Mini Breaks

Dublin, IrelandIf 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 cottages in Ireland



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.  

Cottages with self-catering short breaks available all year round

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.  2 night cottage breaks, 3 night or 4 night breaks can be a good option for mini holidays, particularly, 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 and early booking is recommended.  Weekend cottage breaks with hot tubs are another popular choice.


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.  Pet-friendly short break cottages are a popular choice with holidaymakers, as are weekend cottage breaks with dogs.

Pet-friendly cottages for short breaks

Whatever your reason for opting for a UK short break, and whether you opt for a mid week break or a weekend getaway, we hope you find a perfect cottage for you easily with Country Cottages Online.

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