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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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 01 May 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 04 June 2018 to 06 July 2018; from 13 July 2018 to 13 August 2018;

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

Dons Barn, Lavenham, Suffolk, England

1 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

A special romantic hideaway for two found on the Grove Farm estate with orchard garden views and a wood-burning stove.

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

Price range from £418 to £709 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)


Late availability: from 23 April 2018 to 30 April 2018;

phone 01787 211 115 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 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 14 May 2018 to 01 June 2018; from 13 June 2018 to 15 June 2018;

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

Mole's Romantic Cottage, St. Keverne, Cornwall, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Lizard Peninsula.

Charming sleeps 2 cottage situated near St Keverne on the Lizard Peninsula, ideal for a couple with one romantic double bedroom and with features like a warming woodburner and exposed beams adding to the charm.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £768 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)
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 07 May 2018 to 14 May 2018; from 18 May 2018 to 19 May 2018;

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

The Owlery, Dartmouth, Devon, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country.

A detached stone holiday cottage for two with a cosy woodburner, a Jacuzzi bath and a private garden with pretty views over the valley and orchard, perfect for romantic breaks and set in twenty acres of conservation valley and woodlands.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £395 to £595 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 23 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 30 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 01 May 2018 to 18 May 2018;
Late availability: from 23 April 2018 to 19 June 2018;

phone 01548 521272 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 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 30 April 2018 to 01 May 2018; from 07 May 2018 to 11 May 2018;

phone 01598711879 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 (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 25 May 2018; from 28 May 2018 to 05 July 2018; from 07 July 2018 to 09 July 2018;

phone 01206 563222 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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 £595 to £695 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 April 2018 to 24 April 2018; from 24 April 2018 to 26 April 2018; from 29 April 2018 to 01 May 2018;
Late availability: from 23 April 2018 to 22 June 2018;

phone 01539443211 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Woodend Schoolhouse, Ulpha, Cumbria, England

1 bedroom Cottage, North England.

Glorious stone-built cottage standing on its own in the Lake District National Park with spectacular views across the surrounding countryside, recently refurbished and offering comfortable character accommodation with special touches such as a wrought iron style four poster bed, this is a great place to stay for two people on a romantic break.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £540 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Late availability: from 23 April 2018 to 28 April 2018;

phone 0800 772 3101 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Mistletoe Cottage for 2 with woodburner, Sibton Green , Suffolk, England

1 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

Nestled in peaceful and pretty gardens, this 18th century cottage with exposed beams, a traditional wood burner and private patio with BBQ is the perfect cosy retreat.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £250 to £385 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 23 April 2018 to 04 May 2018;

phone 07711526252 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 24 April 2018 to 05 May 2018; from 12 May 2018 to 14 May 2018; from 18 May 2018 to 19 May 2018;

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

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)


Special Offer: from 23 April 2018 to 01 June 2018;
Late availability: from 23 April 2018 to 01 June 2018;

phone 07989960588 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 23 April 2018 to 20 June 2018;

phone 01286 678626 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 29 June 2018 to 13 July 2018; from 27 July 2018 to 17 August 2018; from 20 August 2018 to 24 August 2018;

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 £1270 to £1850 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Late availability: from 23 April 2018 to 26 April 2018;

phone 01884 216599 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Wits End, Nanstallon, Cornwall, England

1 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

Romantic retreat near Bodmin and the Camel Valley and within a half hour drive of the coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £249 to £745 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 April 2018 to 05 May 2018; from 19 May 2018 to 09 June 2018; from 30 June 2018 to 07 July 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 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 April 2018 to 01 June 2018; from 15 June 2018 to 20 July 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 27 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 25 May 2018 to 04 June 2018; from 15 June 2018 to 17 June 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 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 29 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 07 May 2018 to 11 May 2018;

phone 01788220178 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Clonleason Gate Lodge, Fordstown, Meath, Ireland

1 bedroom Lodge, Boyne Valley in Southern Ireland.

A luxury one bedroom holiday cottage nestled in the heart of the Boyne valley and surrounded by beautiful parkland with a pretty garden running down to the edge of a stream and stunning lake and forest walks all accessible from your doorstep.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £424 to £424 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 19 May 2018 to 26 May 2018;
Late availability: from 19 May 2018 to 02 June 2018;

phone 00353 46 9434111 emailClick here to email owner more info >