Discover 1,000s of smashing holiday cottages right on your doorstep. Dotted around some of the most jaw-droppingly stunning parts of the country, these gorgeous places to stay make for great British breaks whatever the weather.
The Victorians popularised British coastal resorts, but more recently we’ve ignored the coast on our doorstep, opting for the Med and further afield. From the glitz of Brighton to the rugged coastline of Cornwall, pack your bucket and spade and don’t forget to pick up a stick of rock when you get there!
If you’d rather escape the madding crowd, go for a rural retreat. We’ve got farmhouses and country cottages in areas of outstanding beauty all over Britain. Fill your days exploring the Brecon Beacons, rambling across the Lake District or scaling the peaks of the Scottish Highlands.
Why stay in a hotel when visiting Leamington Spa? When you could be relaxing in a luxurious, high end, modern holiday rental apartment, with all the creature comforts of home that is located in the heart of the Leamington Spa town. …see more
Beautiful gold award wining 5 star Manor House plus Barn conversion on the North Yorkshire Coast which together sleep 40. 18 bedrooms in total with 14 having ensuite facilities. 2 x Hot tubs and games room. In 4 acres grassland with private courtyard for ample parking. Amazing houses next door to each other. Large lounge to allow great get togethers. …see more
A charming 1 bedroom holiday cottage situated on a working farm in Shropshire, ideal for a couple looking for a quiet rural escape. Country walks right from your doorstep as the property sits below The Wrekin Hill. Nearby, Ironbridge Gorge is just a few miles away. …see more
Lovely home, comfortable with great amenities, ideal location as base for central belt of Scotland and the attractions Glasgow has to offer. Large spacious rooms with many extras. Flexible hosts who will try to meet every request. Large garden for children's activities. 5 single, 1 double, 1 king & 1 super king+ put up bed, utility room and 3 family areas.
Many more extras …see more
Live l like a Londoner in this lovely Victorian house in a fabulous part of London. We are situated in a quiet road and yet close to transport links which are excellent. Clapham is a trendy and very popular and safe neighbourhood with great bars,restaurants, food shops Hop on a bus down the road and in 20 mins see Big Ben! (If traffic flowing!!) …see more
9 en-suite bedrooms
Swimming pool (summer months)
Movie lounge and separate playroom
Commercial kitchen and large dining room
Close to Tunnels Beaches Situated in the exclusive Torrs Park area of Ilfracombe, you can be up on the coast path in under 5 minutes. …see more
Spacious cottage in a stunning setting just 20 minutes from Loch Lomond. Beautifully furnished with wood burning stove for cosy nights in. Well equipped kitchen and separate dining room with additional TV. Large private garden and no immediate neighbours. WiFi & DVD
Once inside the accommodation is all on one level.
Shed for bikes.
Welcome to our original period Aberdeen lighthouse property. This is a beautifully furnished two bedroom lighthouse cottage inside the historic Aberdeen Girdleness Lighthouse compound only two miles from Aberdeen city centre. Golf links nearby. Dolphin watching. An original period lighthouse property with dolphins playing nearby only two miles from Aberdeen city centre …see more
GOLFERS this Apartment is ideally situated in one of St Andrews most prime locations in a traditional Victorian sandstone building.It is located 7 houses from where Prince Wills and Kate lived while studying at St Andrews,who knows maybe they visited friends in our flat …see more
A collection of 5 self-catering cottages sitting in 4 acres just outside the beautiful villages of Cawsand and Kingsand. The cottages have from 1 bedroom to 5 bedrooms, and between them offer a total of 17 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms. There is plenty of parking on-site, A washing machine, tumble drier, iron & board are available for guests use in a separate shared laundry room …see more
Glorious views from every room,small craft, kayaks, canoes outside the house ready, log fire with wood provided, all room wifi, Balcony, private garden, patio area overlooking the creek, well equipped kitchen, large dining table.
Additional bedroom suite @ +1/3 extra. Quiet, waterside, rural views, away from the road. The only sounds, the calling of the curlew, and seabirds. …see more
For our healthy and hearty breakfasts, we only use locally sourced ingredients and organic where possible. A variety of diets can be catered for.
As a holiday home you have exclusive use of house and grounds from as little as £39 per person per night (Minimum 7 nights) Secure and gated private off road parking. Garaging available by request. Call for details …see more
Large , Private garden
Near to Polzeath and Rock.
7 bedrooms, 3 large reception rooms.
Table tennis shed.
Children safe, private and secure.
Farrow and Ball decoration almost throughout.
Box hedge parterre. …see more
Nine Nelson Street is set over an expansive 2,480 sqf/231 sqm with 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 9 people (7 adults + 2 children) comfortably. This ground and first floor apartment has been sympathetically and stylishly restored to highlight the exceptional period features. …see more
Victoria Cottage is a comfortable, self-catering cottage situated in the heart of the Ironbridge gorge and just a few minutes walk from the original Iron Bridge and the award-winning museums of this UNESCO World Heritage site.
Blue Boor Barns offer guests the perfect rural getaway, nestled at the foot of the beautiful South Downs but minutes from the lovely town of Lewes . Our barns have been lovingly appointed, combining luxury modern with the vintage treasures we have found on our travels. We also have new treatment called The Snug and offer our guests a range of pampering, holistic treatments. …see more
Fore Decks is an enchanting combination of city and spa. This extraordinary holiday home is located on Fore Street, the very lifeline of Salcombe. It has fabulous views and it is mere steps away from the water's edge, shopping, and the town centre. …see more
A restored Victorian Public House with 21st century executive en-suite rooms furnished with an eclectic mix of antique and modern furniture. Superfast optic fibre broadband WIFI, freeview TV, fully fitted kitchen, private courtyard, children welcome. …see more
Beautifully presented, luxury country house set in the rich countryside of the South Downs National Park. Close to Goodwood for those motor and horse racing enthusiasts, the sandy beaches at West Wittering and the attractions of Chichester. 5 bedrooms, all ensuite. …see more
It is a very quiet, no overlooking houses, so very private, loads of free parking and very close to beach and local amenities, pubs and restaurants.
It is in best part of Southsea and the most expensive properties right next to canoe lake and the sea No house rules really just relax and have fun …see more
Beautiful walks, near stunning South West Coastal Path. Dog friendly. Secluded, romantic, cosy cottage atmosphere. Private garden, free off road parking & WiFi. Games & DVDs. Central heating & wood burners. Near Eden Centre & many attractions, close to beaches. Please let us know if you would like to bring a canine friend!
And if you'd like to pre-order firewood etc. …see more
Beautiful Manor House accomodating up to 12 guests
3 individually styled bathrooms, 2 with roll-top baths.
Farmhouse style kitchen complete with aga for that truly real country experience.
Large inglenook fireplace with wood burning fire
Indoor heated swimming pool. Home cooked food available
Home-reared meat and eggs to buy
Mid-week maid service available
Woodland Walk …see more
Farmhouse set in 2 acres of fenced in garden. Close to Bury St Edmunds, Aldeburgh, Southwold, Counstable country. Pet friendly. Beautiful Suffolk long house, log fires, snooker room, large kitchen diner and separate snug where you can keep an eye on the children. …see more
A fabulous, unique, luxury holiday experience with a private conservatory right on the water's edge. 5 minutes walk into the Leamington Spa High Street, fabulous restaurants, shopping and site seeing. Train straight into London and Birmingham! All bedrooms offer UK king sized beds of which cannot be broken down into single beds.
The beautiful Victorian barn is full of character, retaining many original features, timbers and brickwork. Rated 4**** by VisitEngland, fully equipped, furnishings include many antiques. Swimming pool (5mins), enclosed gardens. Bookings run Friday to Friday. Explore the Cotswolds, stately homes, "Shakespeare" and surrounding areas. Swim in pool. Pub and shop 200yds …see more
Waters Reach is a private country house set in a unique location on the banks of the River Wyre with spectacular panoramic views of the Pennine Mountains. It offers luxury bed and breakfast accomodation. 1 large luxury en-suite bedroom,1 large suite of rooms a kitchen is available, equipped with most appliances …see more
Large comfortable house in lovely gardens, with sea and moorland views. Ideally placed for beaches, walks and exploring this beautiful part of south Devon. Extensive local attractions all year round. South West Coastal path just minutes away …see more
spectacular sea views, direct sandy beach access, private hot tub, child & family friendly, recently renovated, clean and comfortable, coastal style, open plan living accommodation, extensive balcony, beach toys, beach furniture, private secluded rear garden, free wifi …see more
Large detached house in the heart of the village of Thurlestone. Set back from the road in private grounds, it is a haven of tranquility. Within easy walking distance of Thurlestone golf course, sandy beaches & the coastal path, Treetops is the perfect holiday home. Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Treetops is a great place to relax with friends & family. …see more
Architect designed, built and owned house in a delightful Warwickshire village between Stratford upon Avon and Warwick. Located in central England with easy train and road access to all parts of country. …see more
Sleeps 4. 2 bedroom, two bathroom, detached holiday 'cottage' in Priors Marston, South Warwickshire. It is located in the grounds of the owners main residence with its own private patio area and secure enclosed garden, with off road parking outside the front door. Ideally located for exploring the area. 30 mins from Stratford. Golf course 1 mile away. Great walks. …see more
Balbegno Castle is a spectacular L plan Castle with a Georgian Wing and a magnificent Great Hall. It sleeps 13 and offers exclusive access to Fasque Lake for trout fishing. Activities nearby include, golf, shooting, beaches. An ideal historical holiday venue.
Tudor style baronial hall set in 7acres behind impressive wrought gates along a private drive with heated pool and all bedrooms en suite.Can sleep up to 12. secure parking
Heated outside dog kennel, £3 per night. No charge if not heated. …see more
For those larger gatherings, 'Run of the House' comprises the interlinking of both Apartments A & B. With this option, we can accommodate 14 no guests, however should parties up to 20 pax wish to book, we can make additional guest beds available on a pro-rata basis. Book early to avoid disappointment - we have only one Run of the House Fri/Sat combination left for 2014!!!! …see more
Sleeps 10. A former Barn that has been transformed into a stylish holiday home. Turned into a spacious holiday let with an interior which is full of light and character. Set in a peaceful rural location with stunning views. Centrally located. Easy access to the A30. It's all about relaxing in Cornwall enjoying the quality surroundings and soaking up the atmosphere. …see more
Higher Venice is an 18th century property with plenty of character. It is light and spacious and has been recently refurbished. There are 5 large bedrooms accomodating up to 12 people in total, 2 bathrooms and wonderful, well-cared for gardens. The location is superb, ideal for exploring all Devon has to offer. …see more
Rothley Lodge is a magnificent country period home set within 6 acres of parkland with mature woods, duck flight pond and lawned gardens with picturesque woodland paths leading down to the properties own river where quiet walks or fishing can be enjoyed. “A charming country retreat, in a unique, private and tranquil setting” …see more
6 bed rooms
4 bath /shower rooms and 2 further WC s
3 reception rooms
Kitchen breakfast room and additional kitchen/utility
village location with shop and pub An interesting historic house dating from Tudor times with substantial early and late Georgian additions …see more
Egham house, sleeps 12 persons, near Windsor, Legoland, Ascot and Thorpe Park. Only 40 minutes to central London.
House: 5 bedrooms, 1 kitchen, 3 bathrooms.
Large decked BBQ area with BBQ, small mature garden.
Dining table seating 12 persons.
Luxury child-friendly accommodation in rural Hertfordshire. Recently renovated, The Vineyard is unfussily stylish and restful. Explore the 600 acres of farmland; visit Cambridge and other nearby places of interest; or relax in a village pub. …see more
Thank you for looking at our entry. We hope that you will book to stay in our home and have a great time. We love living here in Cheltenham and would be delighted if you fell in love with the area too. Our home is a modern semi-detached 5 bedroom house on a private area There is a Beefeater a short walk away and then a little further some lovely pubs and restaurants. …see more
Newly refurbished lovely family home, my partner grew up here.
Spacious garden, with lovely views to the St.Agnes beacon and nearby farms.
About 1/2 a mile from sea/ beach to the lovely open beach of Porthtowan.
Private Parking, Wifi, Outside decking & Summer house …see more
Spacious, comfortably furnished apartments grouped around a stunning wood paneled hall they make a great location for a family party or group of friends to relax and unwind.
A couple of folding beds can be added to the accommodation. Cot and high chair avaiIable. Special rate for Christmas 2014 …see more