Find your ideal last-minute break 

Booking a last-minute holiday doesn’t mean you’ll be left with limited choices. With us, you can browse through thousands of last-minute holiday properties at prices that can’t be beaten. We understand the importance of finding the ideal holiday home that not only looks great but also suits your lifestyle and pocket.

For a last-minute family getaway, a spacious home with an enclosed garden and cosy living space is ideal for both rest and play. Or, if it’s just the two of you, a snug lodge or cabin complete with a hot tub and toasty log burner is the perfect option for a romantic weekend away. Can’t bear to leave your beloved pooch behind? Let them join in the fun at one of our many dog-friendly last-minute cottages.



Our best last-minute holiday deals

The below cottages are just a taste of our best properties for last-minute holidays, offering special rates just for those who leave it to the last-minute to book their UK holiday.  With our last-minute holiday deals, there's never been a better time to travel!


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  1. Q. How far in advance should I book a last-minute break?

      • The beauty of last-minute holidays in the UK is that you can find late deals right up until the day before you want to go. Unlike traditional travel planning, where booking well in advance is recommended, last-minute breaks in the UK offer the opportunity to find incredible holiday deals and unexpected adventures even with minimal notice. So, bookmark this page to keep an eye out for enticing offers, late holiday deals and exciting possibilities as, right here, you can secure your getaway at the literal last minute...

        Though we're suckers for cheap last-minute deals, there's no harm in booking ahead either. We often find that some places are cheaper when you book more than 6 weeks in advance, before the demand really picks up. This is particularly common for last-minute family holidays, when it pays to book before an accommodation has had the chance to increase the price for school holidays, summer holidays or bank holidays. But you didn't hear that from us!
  2. Q. What are some popular last-minute holiday destinations in the UK?

    • The United Kingdom offers a range of popular cities and destinations that are perfect for spontaneous last-minute breaks.

      With its iconic landmarks like Big Ben, the Tower of London, and Buckingham Palace, along with world-class museums, vibrant markets, and diverse cuisine, London promises an unforgettable experience.

      Bath, with its Roman-built baths and Georgian architecture, offers a unique experience. Take a dip in the thermal waters, wander through the quaint streets, and marvel at the iconic Royal Crescent.

      Lastly, Liverpool, famous as the birthplace of The Beatles, is a city steeped in history and music. Explore Albert Dock, visit the renowned Cavern Club, and dive into the city's maritime heritage.

      These cities and destinations provide a variety of experiences, ensuring that your last-minute break in the UK will be filled with exploration, culture and excitement. 
  3. Q. What should I do on my last-minute UK break?

    • You might not have much time to plan what you’re going to do once your holiday starts. Fear not - we’re here to help you put together some last-minute plans to keep you entertained while you’re away.

      If you’ll be staying along the coast, make sure to check out the best beaches in the UK - you’ll be strolling along sandy shores in no time at all! Adrenaline junkies might be interested in the best kitesurfing spots in the UK, while keen explorers may want to explore the ten best caves.

      If you’re visiting in the summertime, why not see if any of the best summer festivals in the UK are nearby? Or, if you enjoy wintery last-minute holidays, UK boasts some great winter walks for you to try, before heading back to your warm, cosy cottage.

Last-minute holidays across the UK


You also won’t be left with a small selection of locations when looking for late holiday deals. With thousands of holidays across the whole of the UK, the choice is all yours. With rolling hills, idyllic coasts, rugged mountains and bustling cities all on one island, we’re spoilt for choice here in Britain.


If you prefer the calming sights and sounds of rolling waves, a seaside break in St. Ives or Devon might just be what you need to find your inner zen. If you thrive off adventure, head over to the Isle of Skye or Snowdonia for an exploration of the UK’s wildest landscapes.


Here are just some of our favourite destinations for last-minute holiday deals:


Last-minute city breaks


Missing the hustle and bustle of the city? Last-minute city breaks in the UK offer an exhilarating escape for those seeking a spontaneous adventure. And the real beauty is that UK cities are very well connected and easily accessible by public transport, making for an impromptu getaway filled with endless possibilities.


Whether you're exploring the historic landmarks on a last-minute trip to London, immersing yourself in the vibrant cultural scenes of Manchester, indulging in the culinary delights of Cardiff, or strolling through picturesque parks in Edinburgh, the UK's cities offer a tapestry of experiences for every taste.


From saving big by booking last-minute theatre tickets, to discovering hidden gems tucked away in winding alleys, these spontaneous city breaks provide the perfect opportunity to embrace the thrill of the unknown and create unforgettable memories in the charming urban landscapes of home.


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