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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Old Guadaloupe Cottage, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England

1 bedroom Farmstay, Midlands.

Fabulous romantic cottage, 4 star rated with its own private secluded hot tub, spoil the one you love on a special break to remember.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £550 to £590 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 25 January 2018 to 26 January 2018; from 02 February 2018 to 09 February 2018; from 19 February 2018 to 23 February 2018;

phone 07989960588 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Romantic Retreat at Little Trees Farm, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, South East England.

Beautifully presented romantic retreat for two, set within the owner's grounds, on the outskirts of the pretty town of Harpenden, well located for driving out and exploring the Chiltern Hills and charming nearby market towns like St Albans and Berkhamsted, as well as unspoilt villages on days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £281 to £543 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 24 January 2018 to 18 May 2018; from 24 May 2018 to 07 September 2018; from 14 September 2018 to 12 October 2018;

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

Stable Cottage @ Wardhall Gate, Gilcrux, Cumbria, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Cumbria.

Perfect for two, this idyllic romantic retreat with its countryside views, warming woodburner and location close to both the Lake District and Solway coast could be the ideal place for a couple's holiday.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £440 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 24 January 2018 to 16 February 2018; from 18 February 2018 to 09 March 2018; from 12 March 2018 to 27 March 2018;

phone 01697326395 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Barn at Rye Park House, Barnstaple, Devon, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country.

Beautiful 1 bedroom barn conversion with warm bubbly private hot tub, perfect for a couple and in an idyllic setting nestled next to fields and farmlands in North Devon, just outside of Exmoor National Park and only half an hour's drive from the coast.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £340 to £620 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 24 January 2018 to 13 February 2018; from 16 February 2018 to 08 March 2018; from 18 March 2018 to 24 March 2018;

phone 01598711879 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Romantic Slaidburn Apartment, Slaidburn, Lancashire, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion Apartment, Forest of Bowland.

Romantic rural holiday apartment with valley views, set within the beautiful Forest of Bowland.

Price range from £265 to £450 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 January 2018 to 11 February 2018; from 18 February 2018 to 16 March 2018; from 23 March 2018 to 01 June 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 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 24 January 2018 to 23 February 2018; from 26 February 2018 to 16 March 2018; from 23 March 2018 to 01 April 2018;

phone 01575 530474 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Samuel Cottage Romantic Retreat, Bontnewydd, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales

1 bedroom Couple's Cottage, North Wales.

Relax by the riverside with a stay at this beautifully presented 1 bedroom romantic retreat which enjoys private access to the riverbank and fishing, with superb country views and a location just 2 miles from Caernarfon and 15 minutes' drive from Snowdonia National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £350 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


Late availability: from 31 January 2018 to 31 March 2018;

phone 01286 678626 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lovejoys, Belchamp Walter, Essex, England

1 bedroom Unique Self-Catering, East Anglia.

Unique Essex holiday home for two which with a king-size bed and exposed wooden beams and a location within the parklands of Belchamp Hall is ideal for romantic breaks.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Price range from £399 to £659 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 01 February 2018 to 23 February 2018;

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

The Dovecote, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales

1 bedroom Unique Self-Catering Holiday House, South Wales.

Very special romantic retreat for two in the Wye Valley in a tranquil and idyllic setting (one dog may be permitted by arrangement but must be kept in only one part of the house).

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £325 to £620 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 03 February 2018 to 10 February 2018; from 24 February 2018 to 03 March 2018; from 24 March 2018 to 21 April 2018;

phone 01600 714997 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Starfish Dogs-welcome Cottage, Central Scotland , Salen, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

1 bedroom Cottage, Scotland.

One bedroom Isle of Mull holiday cottage with wooden four poster bed, positioned on a hillside with fantastic views over the Sound of Mull, ideal holiday home for those looking to get away from it all and enjoy a romantic break in a tranquil naturally beautiful area of Scotland.

Price range from £285 to £596 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)

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 24 January 2018 to 16 February 2018; from 19 February 2018 to 02 March 2018; from 09 March 2018 to 30 March 2018;

phone 01404 861173 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Little Haven, Matlock, Derbyshire, England

1 bedroom Country Cottage, Derbyshire Dales.

Perfect for two, Little Haven is an ideal romantic hideaway close to the Peak District National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £290 to £475 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 24 January 2018 to 05 February 2018; from 09 February 2018 to 02 July 2018; from 09 July 2018 to 03 September 2018;

phone 07498759229 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lakeside Yurt, Cotswolds, Beckford, Worcestershire, England

1 bedroom Holiday Yurt for Glamping Holidays, Heart of England.

Stylish and generously sized holiday yurt featuring a romantic bed, a high quality kitchen area, private hot tub and an excellent location right by a lake and sleeping 2, this unique holiday home was made for romantic glamping getaways.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £344 to £551 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 January 2018 to 02 February 2018; from 09 February 2018 to 16 February 2018; from 26 February 2018 to 02 March 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 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 24 January 2018 to 26 January 2018; from 28 January 2018 to 09 February 2018; from 11 February 2018 to 23 February 2018;

phone 01788220178 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Lakeside Yurt Dogs-welcome Cottage, Cotswolds , Beckford, Worcestershire, England

1 bedroom Yurt, Heart of England.

Ever stayed in a Yurt? Here is the opportunity to experience a stay in a unique self-catering yurt for two people beside a fishing lake in Beckford in a good location for sightseeing in the Cotswolds and Worcestershire; one pet dog is also welcome.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £230 to £410 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 24 January 2018 to 02 February 2018; from 05 February 2018 to 16 February 2018; from 18 February 2018 to 23 February 2018;

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 January 2018 to 04 February 2018; from 09 February 2018 to 23 March 2018; from 30 March 2018 to 20 April 2018;

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 24 January 2018 to 25 January 2018; from 14 February 2018 to 15 February 2018; from 19 February 2018 to 22 February 2018;

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

Dairy Barn near the Cotswolds and Malvern HIlls, Pershore, Worcestershire, England

1 bedroom Holiday Barn, Cotswolds AONB & the Malvern Hills.

This compact and cosy rural retreat with its one bedroom is perfect for a couple, the warming woodburning stove, king-size bedroom and outdoor hot tub help to make this farm cottage ideal for a romantic break or couple's holiday, enjoy staying next to stunning Worcestershire countryside and discovering the charm of the nearby Cotswolds on days out.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £359 to £588 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 30 January 2018 to 01 February 2018; from 05 February 2018 to 09 February 2018; from 21 February 2018 to 12 March 2018;

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

The Stables Cottage for Two, Llandysul, Ceredigion, Wales

1 bedroom Converted Barn, Pembrokeshire and South Wales.

One bedroom stylish barn conversion for adults only, with a woodburner and a romantic bedroom with a super king-size bed along with shared access to a hot tub, gym and sauna, this is an ideal place for couples looking for a relaxing break in the Ceredigion countryside and is pet-friendly.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £319 to £631 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 02 February 2018 to 09 February 2018; from 16 February 2018 to 17 February 2018; from 22 February 2018 to 24 February 2018;

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

The Beams Country Cottage, East knoyle, Wiltshire, England

1 bedroom Rural Retreat, South of England.

Whisk the one you love away for a romantic break at this idyllic English country cottage nestled close to the village of East Knoyle in Wiltshire, with access to an outdoor heated swimming pool in season and great walks nearby, this is a fantastic rural retreat for just two.

Special features: free internet access, pool ().

Price range from £250 to £562 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 24 January 2018 to 25 January 2018; from 01 February 2018 to 02 February 2018; from 09 February 2018 to 02 March 2018;

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