Romantic cottages for 2 for self catering short breaks

If you have just a few days to get away from it all on a romantic self catering short break, you will be looking for a romantic short break cottage.  Everyone has different ideas about romance and what makes for a romantic break, but we hope you enjoy browsing through the details of the below to find something that lights your fire so to speak.  Remember that chocolates, flowers and champagne never go amiss when it comes to creating that right romantic atmosphere.

The romantic cottages shown below all sleep 2 and welcome short break bookings - although some will only accept short break bookings at certain times of year.  Many romantic cottages will stipulate a minimum 3 night stay.  Get in touch with cottage owners or agencies to find out more.

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Longtail Loft, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, England

1 bedroom Cottage Apartment, Lake District National Park.

Romantic retreat in the Lake District with stylish interior and a private warm bubbly spa hot tub, just a walk away from Bowness Village and beautiful Lake Windermere.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £795 to £895 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 23 July 2017 to 24 July 2017; from 04 August 2017 to 06 August 2017; from 04 August 2017 to 07 August 2017;
Late availability: from 23 July 2017 to 31 August 2017;

phone 01539443211 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Signal Box Cottage in the Cairngorms, Newtonmore, Highland, Scotland

1 bedroom Unusual Holiday Cottage, Scottish Cairngorms.

Perfect for a unique holiday in Scotland, the Signal Box will appeal to those looking to stay somewhere unusual with its wonderful mountain views of the Cairngorms and countryside vistas, this fantastic property promises a holiday to remember.

Price range from £250 to £562 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 21 October 2017 to 23 October 2017; from 27 October 2017 to 04 November 2017; from 05 January 2018 to 10 February 2018;

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

Shute Cottage Barn, Doddiscombsleigh, Devon, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West.

Romantic retreat just for two nestled in generous gardens by the hills of the Teign Valley, just outside of Dartmoor National Park.

Price range from £300 to £450 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01647 252316 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Wakes Hall Lodges, Colchester, Essex, England

1 bedroom Lodges, Colne Valley.

High quality wooden clad holiday lodges set in the stunning Colne Valley close to the Essex/Suffolk border and Constable Country.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £715 to £1208 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 24 July 2017 to 28 July 2017; from 31 July 2017 to 12 August 2017;

phone 01206 563222 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Mill Cottage Braunston, Warwick, Warwickshire, England

1 bedroom Cottage, West Midlands.

This lovely cottage is perfect for a romantic retreat with its lovely large round bath and its location within the grounds of a historical windmill just adds to the romance.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £545 to £725 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 27 July 2017 to 28 July 2017; from 14 August 2017 to 25 August 2017; from 28 August 2017 to 08 September 2017;

phone 01788220178 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Mill Cottage, Lavenham, Suffolk, England

1 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

Gold award winning cottage in a tranquil setting backing onto four nature reserves and overlooking the Mill pond where guests can go ‘wild swimming’, beautifully furnished to a high standard with badger watching hides and an owl tower on the grounds.

Special features: Gold Award Winning Cottage.

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

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

The Shippon Cottage, Yorkshire Dales , Newton le willows, Yorkshire, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Yorkshire Dales - Wensleydale.

This stone built, detached cottage is set close to the village of Newton-le-Willows in the Yorkshire Dales and sleeps two people in one bedroom.

Price range from £249 to £435 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

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

The Retreat Barn Conversion, Hollington, Derbyshire, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Midlands.

A lovely barn conversion for couples near Ashbourne in Derbyshire, nicely situated to explore the Peak District National Park; a king-size bed for comfort, WiFi Broadband and your own charming garden with a patio.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £278 to £512 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 24 July 2017 to 03 August 2017; from 07 August 2017 to 11 August 2017; from 18 August 2017 to 25 August 2017;

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

Swallow Barn Dogs-welcome Cottage, Peak District, Priestcliffe Near Bakewell, Derbyshire, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Peak District National Park.

Good quality one bedroom barn conversion nestled in a rural hamlet within the Peak District National Park, this is a charming pet-friendly holiday home which is located just 7 miles from Bakewell.

Price range from £223 to £383 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 20 October 2017 to 27 October 2017; from 10 November 2017 to 24 November 2017; from 08 December 2017 to 20 December 2017;

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

Apple Loft at Twistgates Farm Cottages, Honiton, Devon, England

1 bedroom Holiday Home, East Devon.

Apple Loft is a stylish romantic holiday home, perfect for 2 with wonderful tree top views of the Devonshire Hills and a lovely location amongst gorgeous countryside at Twistgates Farm, just 30 minutes’ drive from the Jurassic Coast.

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: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 28 July 2017 to 29 July 2017; from 02 August 2017 to 03 August 2017; from 06 August 2017 to 07 August 2017;

phone 01404 861173 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Old Forge, Boxford, Suffolk, England

1 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

Located in a small picturesque village, this cosy and compact romantic cottage is the perfect getaway to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside and the nearby medieval hamlets and villages.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £306 to £489 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

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

Glen Prosen Cottage, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Perthshire.

Spacious and stylish, this one bedroom holiday cottage features a large romantic double bedroom (can be made up as a twin on request) and an ensuite shower room.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £173 to £628 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 28 July 2017 to 19 August 2017; from 26 August 2017 to 23 September 2017; from 29 September 2017 to 29 March 2018;

phone 01575 530474 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Loft Couple's Cottage, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, Denbighshire, Wales

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, North Wales and Cheshire.

Romantic rural retreat near Ruthin, ideal for couples plus one dog looking to discover the scenic Clwydian Hills and walk along Offa’s Dyke.

Price range from £283 to £514 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 30 September 2017 to 25 October 2017; from 29 October 2017 to 22 December 2017;

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

Woodpecker Loft Dogs-welcome Cottage near Exmoor National Park, East Anstey, Devon, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Devon.

This second floor holiday lodge apartment is set in the grounds of the Knapp House estate on the edge of the village of East Anstey, close to the town of Dulverton and sleeps two people in one bedroom.

Price range from £272 to £598 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 28 July 2017 to 11 August 2017; from 14 August 2017 to 01 September 2017; from 04 September 2017 to 14 September 2017;

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

The Cow Byre Countryside Cottage, Cumbria & The Lake District , Barras, Cumbria, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Northern England.

This stone built semi-detached cottage is attached to the owners' farmhouse, set in the hamlet of Barra, close to the town of Kirkby Stephen and sleeps two people.

Price range from £249 to £453 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 28 July 2017 to 04 August 2017; from 11 August 2017 to 18 August 2017; from 22 September 2017 to 29 September 2017;

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

Kingfishers, Cullompton, Devon, England

1 bedroom Wooden Holiday Cabin, South Devon.

One bedroom wooden holiday cabin with hot tub, hidden away on its own private island, reached by a footbridge and boasting inspirational lake and garden views, perfect for romantic breaks or special celebrations such as honeymoons or anniversaries.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1250 to £1650 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01884 216599 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Secret Garden, Bridgwater, Somerset, England

1 bedroom Cottage, South West.

Apartment for two within the Cannington Grange estate in the West Country, Secret Garden is ideal for romantic breaks and benefits from shared access to some fantastic leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool.

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

Price range from £262 to £614 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01278 652216 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lovejoys Mill, Belchamp Walter, Essex, England

1 bedroom Unique Holiday House, East Anglia.

Escape for a romantic break to Lovejoys Mill, a luxurious converted Watermill set within the wonderful rural scenery of the Belchamp Estate by the stunning countryside of the Essex/Suffolk border.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £525 to £882 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 01787 211 115 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Woodpeckers, Bradfield, Devon, England

1 bedroom Cottage, South Devon.

Perfect for romantic breaks of any kind, Woodpeckers is a wonderful wooden holiday lodge with a number of special features including a whirlpool bath, wood-burner and large hot tub, exclusively for couples this lovely rural retreat is set by a pond amongst the extensive woodlands of Woody Park.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1050 to £1450 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01884 216599 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Snow Cottage, Lavenham, Suffolk, England

1 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia - Constable Country.

The Grove Cottages offer a fine collection of romantic retreats, rural country cottages, luxurious cottages and historical cottages in Suffolk and Essex, most of their properties are dog-friendly and ideal for those with pets.

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

Price range from £349 to £573 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 >

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