It's great to have spontaneous holidays; sometimes the mood just strikes and you decide to whisk your other half or the whole family off to the countryside for a getaway. The only issue is that some holiday cottage companies make you book way in advance. If only there was an easy way to browse last minute cottages.
Actually, there is. Rural Retreats always has an excellent range of last minute cottages available for those special luxury holidays. Of course, you might have planned to go away at a certain time, but wanted to keep your options open as to where you go. Either way, we're sure you'll find the cottage you're looking for.
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Spontaneous luxury getaways
From baby-friendly cottages and historic retreats to farm cottages and lighthouse-keepers cottages; dog-friendly cottages with seaviews to family-friendly cottages with golfing and tennis activities – whatever it is you're looking for in a last minute rural retreat, we're sure you'll find it here.
Last minute cottages are available for you to book all over the UK and Ireland. Cornwall is always a popular getaway destination – but then again, so are all the counties in the South West! Last minute cottages in the Lake and Peak Districts are also much sought after, whilst Wales is steeped in charming countryside.
Great value holiday cottages
You needn't worry about blowing the bank on your impromptu trip. With some cottages available from just £100 a night, you'll be able to set aside your spending money for fun activities whilst you're there.
Of course, many of our favourite activities cost nothing at all. Fishing in a lake, cycling through the woods, walking across the countryside – all are free and available to do anytime; even greater incentive to book a last minute cottage getaway today.