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Short Breaks in Large Holiday Houses

REFRESHED WITH A SHORT BREAK

Whether you're planning a family celebration or a long party weekend, our short stay accommodation options are ideal for a fun break.

BREAKS AT HOME OR ABROAD

Busy lifestyles and work schedules mean we don't always have the luxury of a full week or a fortnight's holiday when we want it.

With short breaks available in the UK, and mini-breaks abroad, you can still enjoy a relaxing getaway to recharge your batteries. Two or three night away and a change of scene can often do the trick!

Whether you fancy a long, lazy weekend at the beach, or an action-packed mini-break, you'll find some great holiday properties available for short stays, from just a couple of nights to a few days or more.

THE LATEST AVAILABILITY FOR SHORT BREAK HOLIDAY RENTALS

Group Accommodation's list of properties available for short breaks in the UK and Europe is updated regularly, so each time you visit you will see new property rentals featured, often including last minute offers and bargain short breaks.

Choose from a long weekend away in a holiday farmhouse or a short break in a large self-catering cottage in the UK. Alternatively, consider a mini-break in France, Spain, Portugal or the rest of Europe for a group trip abroad

SHORT BREAKS IN THE UK

We offer both self-catering and catered short breaks across the UK.

Enjoy a few days in the Cotswolds exploring the area's rolling hills and beautiful villages, or take a short city break in London for some sightseeing. Head north and enjoy a mini-break in the Lake District for some hill walking or watersports, or spend time on the beach and explore fishing villages on a short break in North Yorkshire.

In Wales, you could enjoy a long weekend in Snowdonia in a country house or farm cottage with some friends, or stay at a bunk house in the Brecon Beacons for a group outdoor adventure break. For a group surf holiday head to Pembrokeshire in West Wales for a short break near Newgale, Whitesands or Freshwater West.

SHORT BREAKS IN EUROPE

Our short break accommodation in France includes gîtes in Normandy and Brittany, both of which are quick and easy to get to from the UK.

In Spain you could rent a short break holiday home near Malaga or enjoy a long weekend in Alicante on the beach, as both destinations are very well-connected to the UK. Alternatively, take a city mini break in Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia or Seville.

As regional UK airports offer more and more city destinations across Europe, you can also enjoy city mini breaks in Paris, Rome, Marrakech, Vienna and other top European cities, choosing from a selection of large city centre apartments or condos.

And if it's a short break in the sun you're after, why not rent a large villa for a short break in the Algarve in Portugal, or a hire a holiday home in sunny southern Italy for a few days.

A Selection of Our Short Breaks in Big Holiday Houses

  • Barncastle, Cotswolds, Gloucestershire

    Sleeps 10, Bedrooms 5

    A large, recently converted Cotswold stone barn nestling in the beautiful Painswick valley built on the site of a once Medieval Castle. Surrounded by unspoilt countryside and beautiful views.

  • Alladale Wilderness Reserve, Ardgay, Ross-shire

    Sleeps 14, Bedrooms 7

    Alladale offers a unique opportunity to stay in the comfort of a private, luxurious Highland lodge, in the magnificent setting of one of Europe's truly unique wilderness reserves. Sleeps 4 to 26.

  •  View through the lychgate opposite

    The Porthvean, St Agnes, Cornwall

    Sleeps 17, Bedrooms 7

    In the centre of St Agnes village, the Porthvean is a well-equipped former small hotel which provides all you might expect for a comfortable and relaxing holiday near the sea. Self catering or B&B.

  • Stay at No.10, Brecon, Powys, Wales

    Sleeps 15, Bedrooms 7

    Whole weeks, 2 & 3 night weekends available. No stags. Beautifully restored stunning 5* Georgian house. Child friendly with a cellar cinema & games room. Stylish and comfortable with loads of space.

  •  Cottage Courtyard

    Collacott Farm, Devon, South West England

    Sleeps 28, Bedrooms 21

    8 self catering cottages set around the original farm cobbled courtyard with outdoor heated swimming pool (May-Sept), tennis court, games room, trampoline and horse riding.

  • Godolphin Cottage, East Portlemouth, Salcombe, Devon

    Sleeps 10, Bedrooms 5

    Stylish, contemporary holiday accommodation for 10 people in East Portlemouth on the Salcombe Estuary. Close to glorious beaches and 5 minutes from the ferry over to Salcombe. Newly converted in 2014.

  • Lotus Lodge, Wanlockhead, Southern Scotland

    Sleeps 20, Bedrooms 6

    Comfortable and stylish house nestled within the stunning scenery of the Lowther Hills in the highest village in Scotland. Only 1hr from Glasgow, Edinburgh & Carlisle. All groups welcome.

  •  Nolton Haven Farmhouse from the beach

    Nolton Haven Farmhouse, Pembrokeshire, Wales

    Sleeps 16, Bedrooms 9

    Nolton Haven Farmhouse, sleeps 16 in 8 bedrooms with 8 bathrooms, 50 yards from Nolton Haven's sandy beach, with sun terrace and lawns overlooking the beach, 3 lounges, large kitchen and dining room.

  •  Uig Lodge overlooking Uig Bay.

    Uig Lodge, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Sleeps 18, Bedrooms 8

    Amidst turquoise sea, white sand, dramatic mountains and shimmering lochs, Uig Lodge has one of the most spectacular positions in Scotland, overlooking the magnificent Uig Bay on the Isle of Lewis.

  •  Hicks Farm Holidays swimming pool

    Hicks Farm Holidays, Mid Wales

    Sleeps 21, Bedrooms 8

    Get off the beaten track & glimpse our quiet working farm nestled in unspoilt countryside. Superbly appointed properties, a luxurious indoor swimming pool & games room - perfect whatever the weather!

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