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Find great last-minute holiday prices with Darwin Escapes. Whether you’re looking at a weekend break to the countryside or a week-long getaway with your family, we’re sure to have the last-minute UK break just for you.

From city breaks to beachside resorts, country retreats to mountainside parks, we own a wide range of holiday resorts across the country, and each of our locations has a unique offering of facilities and local attractions. We also have a large range of accommodation types including static caravans, holiday lodges, beach huts, holiday cottages, log cabins, and much more, all waiting for you to discover. From romantic last-minute holidays to last-minute UK breaks for families, we have it all.

Book your last-minute UK holiday break by using our search bar below. Choose a destination (or search all our locations), enter the number of people you’re escaping with (don’t forget to add any pets!), and then click ‘search holidays’- it’s really that easy!

Read more below about our resorts and explore all the last-minute holidays you can have with us here at Darwin Escapes.


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last-minute holidays to Cornwall

We have three-holiday parks where we offer last-minute UK holidays in Cornwall at selected times throughout the year.

Piran Meadows Resort is located near Newquay and is home to a range of static caravans and holidays lodges for fully equipped last-minute self-catering holidays. You’ll have access to our facilities, including a heated indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, and sauna.

Sandymouth Holiday Resort is located in Bude, Cornwall, and offers stunning views and a range of static caravan accommodation. There are fabulous facilities for all ages, including an indoor soft play area, outdoor Pirate Ship and splash zone, as well as an entertainments programme.

For something a little bit more peaceful, you can look for last-minute holidays at Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat. Located on the Lizard Peninsula, Mullion Cove is on the southernmost tip of the UK. Enjoying glorious views, sandy beaches, and lots of local attractions to discover, it’s the ideal antidote to modern-day life. Our lodge accommodation has everything you need for a self-catering getaway, including our range of Premier hot tub units.

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last minute Devon holidays

We have two very different resorts offering last-minute holidays in Devon.

If you are looking for a spa retreat in South Devon, our Hawkchurch Resort & Spa could be perfect for you. Located in Axminster, along the Jurassic Coast and close to Lyme Regis, we have a range of relaxing facilities for you to enjoy. Treat yourself to a pampering session in our Ezina Spa or take a dip in our hydrotherapy pool. Sit back and relax in the sauna and steam room or enjoy a mouth-watering meal at the bistro and bar. Enjoy a true spa escape along the Devon/Dorset border with a last-minute UK break.

Our resort in North Devon is the ideal place for a last-minute break and a romantic escape. Our Beach Cove Coastal Retreat is located in Ilfracombe where our accommodation enjoys stunning coastal views overlooking Hele Bay. Home to our beautiful one-bed pastel coloured beach huts, this resort was built with romance in mind.

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last minute holidays to Dorset

Take a trip to the famous Jurassic Coast on a UK last-minute holiday and enjoy a countryside retreat with our Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat near Poole in Dorset. Surrounded by the woodland and only a short drive from the coast, you can enjoy the best of both worlds with a last-minute holiday here.

Our holiday lodges come with everything you need for a self-catering holiday and if you choose accommodation from our Premier Range, you’ll also have your very own hot tub.

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last-minute island escapes

Enjoy last-minute holidays in the Isle of Wight at Woodside Coastal Retreat or our Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat. Both located between Cowes and Ryde, they’re perfectly placed to explore the island on a last-minute UK holiday.

Enjoy our self-catering holiday lodges, as well as our breathtaking treehouse accommodation at Woodside Bay. Holiday guests at both resorts can enjoy the facilities on-site, including the bistro and bar, as well as the private entrance to the public Woodside Beach – just a short stroll away.

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last minute Lake District staycations

Take a look to see if there are any last-minute holidays in the Lake District at our Thanet Well Lodge Retreat or Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat. Both offer stunning views and provide guests with a wonderfully peaceful escape to the countryside on a last minute UK break.

Thanet Well is located on the edge of the Lake District in Greystoke Forest and offers outstanding views and access to endless walking trails. Our lodges are perfectly positioned to provide panoramic vistas of the surrounding countryside, so you can enjoy the scenery from your decking and hot tub when you book from our Premier Range on a last-minute break.

Book a self-catering lodge at our Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat. Nestled within the national park, guests can enjoy luxurious lodges with log burners and hot tubs, as well as onsite spa facilities. Post-treatment, guests can enjoy a mouth-watering meal at our Copper Fells bar and bistro.

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last-minute beach holidays in North Wales

Explore the North Wales coastline with a last-minute holiday to the beach at Talacre Beach Resort.

Here you’ll find family-friendly facilities, including a daily entertainments programme, lots of outdoor play areas, an indoor heated swimming pool and so much more. Located near Prestatyn, Talacre Beach Resort is ideal for exploring the coastline.

We have a range of static caravan accommodation, perfect for a seaside break in North Wales, as well as a number of holiday lodges, with hot tubs available. Our resort is truly perfect for last-minute UK breaks for families along the coast.

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last-minute getaways to Somerset

We have two destinations offering last-minute holidays in Somerset.

Enjoy a city break at our Bath Mill Lodge Retreat. Located around four miles from Bath’s city centre, it’s the perfect base for exploring the city during the day and retreating to the countryside at night.

For a family-friendly Somerset last-minute break, we love Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa. Only a five-minute drive from the famous Cheddar Gorge and a stone’s throw from stunning countryside walks, there are plenty of things to see and do. We have a range of self-catering lodges to choose from, including our Premier Range which enjoys private hot tubs.

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last minute seasonal holidays

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Whether you’re looking for a New Year’s Eve break, Easter holiday escape, or Christmas getaway, we have a selection of last-minute seasonal holidays for you to discover. All our resorts offer the best in self-catering accommodation, with a range of hot tubs and stunning views too.

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last minute holidays to Surrey

Check out our last-minute holidays to Tilford Woods Lodge Retreat in Surrey. Holidaymakers staying here are treated to luxury log cabin accommodation.

Only a 50-minute train journey to London, our Tilford Woods is the ideal peaceful escape from the city, or the perfect base to explore everything the local area has to offer. Enjoy a relaxing last-minute holiday away in Surrey.

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Kent last minute breaks

Canterbury Reach Lodge Retreat is the ideal countryside destination for a last-minute UK holiday.

Discover the historic city or enjoy leisurely walks along the countryside paths. When you enjoy last-minute holidays at our countryside location, your accommodation will have everything you need for a self-catering break.

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last minute Yorkshire holidays

Our Kilnwick Percy Resort in Pocklington, Yorkshire is surrounded by 120 acres of stunning Yorkshire Wolds, making it the perfect place to get away and escape on a last-minute UK break.

We have a range of a two-storey holiday lodges with hot tubs and a small collection of hotel rooms to choose from. All our lodges are designed with last-minute breaks in mind and offer all the self-catering facilities you’d expect.

Not only is Kilnwick Percy Resort home to a spectacular golf course, but guests can enjoy the unique Nordic Spa, complete with barrel-style saunas.

Only a short drive from York’s city centre, you can explore everything the historic city has to offer, before relaxing in your private hot tub in your luxurious lodge on a last-minute break.

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find out more about our last-minute holiday accommodation

Whether you’re looking for a treehouse holiday, a beach hut getaway, or a luxurious lodge break, our last-minute holiday accommodation is for you.

All our self-catering accommodation comes with everything you need, from comfy sofas and dreamy beds to pots, pans, and coffee in the kitchen. You can turn up on your last-minute holiday break at any of our self-catering accommodations and know that everything you need will be there waiting for you.

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why book a last-minute UK break with Darwin Escapes?

With such a huge range of accommodation types, resort locations, and park facilities, we’re confident you’ll find the last-minute holiday that you’ve been looking for.

Booking a last-minute UK break with us here at Darwin Escapes is super easy too. Use the search bar at the top of this page or click ‘search here’ below. Fill in the number of your group (don’t forget any pets!), choose where you’d like to visit, and click ‘search’ – it really is that easy!

Find your last-minute UK break with us today.

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enjoy last-minute luxury escapes whenever you choose

Buy a holiday home with Darwin Escapes and enjoy last-minute holidays whenever the mood strikes. We have a huge range of holiday lodges and static caravans for sale at a number of resorts across the country – so we know you’ll find your holiday-ever-after with us.

Owning you dream holiday home is simple thanks to our range of finance options. We’ll break down the cost of your dream holiday home into affordable monthly repayments. We also have a friendly and dedicated team on hand to help answer any questions you may have, feel free to give us a call on 0800 717 707 for more information.

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