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find great last minute holidays 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 holiday deal just for you.

Book your last minute getaway 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 of our last minute holidays.

last minute holiday deals with Darwin

Booking a last minute holiday with Darwin means taking advantage of our stunning holiday parks and locations, at a great price!

From city breaks to beachside resorts, country retreats to mountainside parks, we have a wide range of holiday resorts across the country. What’s more, each of our locations has a unique offering of facilities and local attractions.

We also have a large range of accommodation 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 getaways for families, we have it all.

Looking for something a little more special from your last minute holiday break? Our Premier Range has last minute holidays with hot tubs for you to choose from, whether you fancy a stay in the in the treetops or by the beach.

where can I book a last minute getaway?

You can take advantage of last minute holiday deals across a variety of locations.


We have three holiday parks offering last minute holidays in Cornwall at selected times throughout the year.

Piran Meadows Resort, Newquaypiran pool with family playing and splashing

Home to a range of static caravans and holiday lodges for fully-equipped last minute holidays with great family-friendly facilities available.

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Soft play area
  • Outdoor play areas
  • Bowling alley
  • Pool tables
  • Outdoor splash zone
  • Bistro and bar

Piran Meadows Resort

Sandymouth Holiday Resort, Bude

Offering stunning views and a range of static caravan accommodation, along with fabulous facilities for all ages.

  • Outdoor pirate ship play area
  • Indoor soft play
  • Entertainment schedule (depending on time of season)
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor splash zone
  • Bistro and bar

Sandymouth Holiday Resort

 Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat, Mullionsales and holiday breaks in cornwall

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.

  • Fabulous local area to explore
  • Quiet and peaceful getaway
  • On the southernmost tip of the UK
  • Within walking distance of the harbour

Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat


We have two very different resorts offering last minute holidays in Devon, one in the South and one in the North. So, you’ll find the perfect option whatever your preference.

Hawkchurch Resort & Spa, Axminster, South DevonPhoto of the Hydro pool at Hawkchurch

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.

  • Hydrotherapy pool
  • On-site spa
  • Sauna and steam room
  • Bistro and bar
  • Driving distance from the beach

Hawkchurch Resort & Spa

Beach Cove Coastal Retreat, Ilfracombe, North Devonviews from beach cove

The ideal place for a last minute break and a romantic escape. Home to our beautiful one-bed pastel coloured beach huts with coastal views overlooking Hele Bay, this resort was created with romance in mind.

  • Peaceful location
  • Directly on the beach
  • Stunning views in certain accommodation
  • One-bed accommodation only

Beach Cove Coastal Retreat


Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat, Poole

Take a trip to the famous Jurassic Coast on a UK last minute holiday and enjoy a countryside retreat. Surrounded by woodlands and only a short drive from the coast, you can enjoy the best of both worlds.

  • Peaceful woodland location
  • Driving distance to the beach
  • Close to the famous Durdle Door
  • Lodges with hot tubs available

Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat

Isle of Wight

Enjoy last minute holidays in the Isle of Wight with a choice of two stunning locations. Both situated between Cowes and Ryde, they’re perfectly placed to explore the island on a last minute holiday.

Enjoy our self-catering holiday lodges at Woodside Coastal Retreat or our Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat, as well as our breathtaking treehouse accommodation at Woodside Bay. Holiday guests at both resorts can enjoy the onsite facilities, including the bistro and bar, along with being on the doorstep of the beach.

Lake District

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

Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Nestled within the national park, guests can enjoy luxurious lodges with log burners and hot tubs, as well as onsite spa facilities.

  • Onsite spa
  • Bistro and bar
  • Gym
  • Relaxation suite with Jacuzzi
  • Small shop on site

Keswick Reach

Thanet Well Lodge Retreat, Greystoke, Cumbriaview from decking of lodge at thanet well, with bench to sit on and views overlooking the countryside

Located on the edge of the Lake District in Greystoke Forest, this resort offers outstanding views and access to endless walking trails.

  • A peaceful countryside location
  • Small essentials shop
  • Breath-taking views across the resort
  • Lodges with hot tubs available

Thanet Well

North Wales

Talacre Beach Resort, Holywell

Explore the North Wales coastline with a last minute beach holiday at Talacre Beach Resort. Here you’ll find family-friendly facilities, including a daily entertainments programme with a range of static caravan accommodation, perfect for a seaside break in North Wales.

  • Family focused facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna, spa pool and steam room
  • Children’s playroom
  • Small arcade
  • Pool table room
  • Bistro and bar
  • Evening entertainment
  • Walking distance from the beach

Talacre Beach Resort


We have two destinations offering last minute holidays in Somerset, only 30 minutes from each other, but offering completely unique holidays.

Bath Mill Lodge Retreat, BathBath Mill - book your February half term holiday with Darwin Escapes

Enjoy a city break at our resort, which is only around four miles from Bath’s city centre.

  • City break
  • Bistro and bar onsite
  • Gym
  • Small outdoor play area
  • Events room available to hire out

Bath Mill Lodge Retreat

Family walking past lodges and kicking a football at Cheddar WoodsCheddar Woods Resort & Spa, Cheddar

Perfect for a family-friendly Somerset last minute break, our resort is only a five-minute drive from the famous Cheddar Gorge and a stone’s throw from stunning countryside walks.

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna and steam room
  • Onsite Spa
  • Outdoor play area
  • Activity programme
  • Bowling alley
  • Pool tables
  • Bistro and bar

Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa


Tilford Woods Lodge Retreat, Farnham

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 from 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.

  • Peaceful location
  • Log-cabin style accommodation
  • Resident family of friendly ducks
  • Only a 50-minute train journey from London

Tilford Woods


Canterbury Reach Lodge Retreat, Canterbury

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. Your retreat accommodation will have everything you need for a self-catering break.

  • Peaceful location
  • Close to the city centre
  • Lots of walks near the resort
  • Historical sites to discover

Canterbury Reach Lodge Retreat

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Kilnwick Percy Resort, Pocklington

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 break. Only a short drive from York, you can also explore everything the historic city has to offer.

  • Bistro and bar
  • Golf course
  • Pro shop
  • Onsite spa lodge
  • Outdoor spa facilities
  • Sauna and swim spa
  • Gym
  • Close to York city centre

Kilnwick Percy Resort

last minute holiday accommodation

Whether you’re looking for a treehouse holiday, a beach hut getaway, or a luxurious lodge break, you can choose your ideal last minute holiday accommodation.

All of our self-catering accommodation comes with everything you need, from comfy sofas and dreamy beds to pots, pans, and coffee in the kitchen. Arrive on your last minute holiday  knowing you have everything you need.

seasonal last minute holiday deals

Make it a year to remember, find your seasonal last minute getaway here

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

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why choose a last minute holiday with Darwin?

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.

Find your last minute holidays with Darwin Escapes.

last minute holidays whenever you choose

Why not 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, plus a selection of finance options to help you spread the cost.

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. Or, if you’d like to find out more about holiday home ownership with Darwin Escapes, click the button below and start your journey to endless last minute breaks today.

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last minute holidays FAQS

Generally, a last minute holiday would be around two weeks before your arrival date, however this can vary per resort.

Yes, there are last minute holidays available at all our resorts where accommodation is available.

This will depend on lots of different factors, including the resort, time of year and more.

No, all holiday bookings, including last minute holidays, will have extra charges for certain facilities. This will vary on resort, so please check the facilities page of your chosen resort for more detailed information.

Yes, all of our resorts are pet-friendly. Please ensure to add your pet on to your booking so we can allocate you the correct holiday accommodation.