If you’re thinking about booking a relaxing weekend away, but are worried about the budget, think again! Holiday Lettings has compiled a stunning selection of picturesque countryside retreats that will keep both you and your wallet happy at less than £150 for an affordable weekend break.
Whether it’s a 700-year-old cottage Peak District or a classically designed folly in the heart of the world-famous Royal Forest of Dean, grab a bargain staycation at one of these gorgeous properties from Holiday Lettings. With ample space, privacy, and flexibility, there’s no better way to beat the winter blues and curl up in front of a roaring fire (or the TV) without blowing the budget.
2 bedrooms (sleeps 4), from £29 per night
Enjoy a snug weekend break at this gorgeous renovated barn in Wales, starting at £29 per night. Situated in the picturesque countryside of Pembrokeshire, the cottage is a short walk from the quaint local village of Newchapel, which is brimming with traditional pubs and pretty shops. Staying in? Cook a warming feast in the open plan living and kitchen area, or cosy up on the sofa in front of the TV for the perfect winter evening. As soon as you walk through the stable front door you will feel the stresses of everyday life simply melt away.
3 bedrooms (sleeps 6), from £38 per night
Step back in time whilst enjoying all the modern home comforts at this picture-perfect 700-year-old cottage in the Peak District, starting at just £38 per night. Knowl Cottage is steeped in history, with its cruck beams and fireplace providing the ultimate winter sanctuary. The three bedrooms each boast a spacious en suite, making the cottage a very comfortable setting for a family weekend away or a break with friends.
2 Bedrooms (sleeps 6), from £39 per night
This spectacular rental is exquisitely furnished without the luxury price tag. Located in the centre of St Ives, this nineteenth-century, fully-renovated fisherman’s cottage offers guests an incredible stay and makes a great cheap weekend break–from just £39 per night. A one-minute stroll either side of Flip-Flops cottage and guests will find themselves either at the sublime Harbour beach, or the charming pubs and shops of the village. The newly-refurbished home is decorated in a bright, modern style with granite walls to keep the warmth in, so where better to avoid the winter blues?
1 Bedroom (sleeps 2), from £42 per night
Relax with a tranquil night in at this quirky, pretty cottage in Gloucestershire. Located on the outskirts of an Area of Outstanding Beauty—the Royal Forest of Dean—Brookbank Folly is a delightful winter haven, with prices starting from £42 per night. Spend your affordable weekend break exploring forest trails and perhaps stumbling on the scenic market town of Ross-on-Wye. With a small library of books, cosy fitted kitchen, and a coal-effect electric fire, you will never want to leave this peaceful home!
5 Bedrooms (sleeps 11), from £42 per night
Set within 25 acres of the Cornish countryside, this attractively furnished cottage even boasts a hot tub for those brave enough to embrace a dip whatever the weather! The home offers groups a fantastic and budget-friendly weekend break, from £42 per night. That’s less than £5 per person, per night, if you make use of the whole space! The cottage is decorated in traditional style and is full of attractive period beams, and is fitted out with stylish modern furnishings, whilst guests can make the most of a gorgeous, heated pool, hot tub and tennis courts within the grounds.
1 Bedroom (sleeps 4), from £50 per night
The Pottery is a striking local landmark in Dartmouth, with chic renovations to suit modern tastes, without the hefty price tag. Rates start at £50 per night, and the home sleeps up to four guests. The Pottery combines old architectural features with updated luxuries and boasts an open plan living room, dining area and king-size beds. With The Pottery’s location near the mouth of the River Dart, this rental is the perfect property to refresh and recharge your batteries, surrounded by scenic villages and coastline.
1 Bedroom (sleeps 4), from £50 per night
Enjoy breath-taking top-floor sea views from this prettily furnished apartment in Devon with prices starting from £55 per night. Situated two minutes from Ilfracombe harbour, its golden beaches, scenic pubs and shops are all just around the corner. Or if you fancy a night in on your cheap weekend break, sit back and take in the truly spectacular sea views from the comfort of your own home, with comfortable modern furnishings, double bed and sociable open lounge area.
1 Bedroom (sleeps 3), from £50 per night
The recently renovated Georgian Stable Barn in Scotland is a truly epic weekend escape starting at £50 per night. Set in acres of serene woodland on the east coast of Loch Ken, this converted stable barn boasts a large double bedroom, kitchenette, dining area and modern private shower room. Perfect for those looking to combine outdoor activities with relaxation, independence and awe-inspiring scenery, a stay at this charming barn makes for the perfect cosy winter retreat or summer holiday.
1 bedroom (sleeps 2), from £50 per night
Beautiful Ramblers Barn is a little gem nestled within an Area of Outstanding Beauty in the Peak District and offers guests the opportunity to retreat away from the wintry weather in the ultimate comfort and style. This is a great option for couples to enjoy a romantic weekend getaway. After long walks by the River Dove, settle in by the home’s wood-burning for nights in on the large inviting sofas. This gorgeous home starts at a bargainous £50 per night and is the fantastic location for a rejuvenating weekend break.