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.
High spec fully fitted 5 year old lodge, with 3 bedrooms, one en suite. Large open plan lounge, with vaulted ceiling, dining area with a large dining table which seats 8, wonderful fitted kitchen. Outdoor rattan sofas and table, to enable you to relax on the verandah.
Two lovely comfy sofas, TV with Freeview and DVD player.
Master bedroom with walk in wardrobe & en suite. …see more
Peaceful rural character half timber cottage with contemporary styling, quality furnishings and linen. Spacious yet cosy, separate well equipped kitchen, private rear courtyard and gorgeous garden .Converted from former cider barns where Symonds Cider originated in 1727 The twin beds can be zip linked to make a super king size bed on request, cot & high chair also available …see more
Anstey Mills Cottage, 4* Gold (Quality in Tourism) self catering holidays for families & couples (+ pets). Child friendly, ideal for walking, birdwatching, cycling or just relaxing in front of the log burner or in the large garden. Peace & quiet in beautiful surrounds. Admire the stars in Exmoor's Dark Sky Reserve. …see more
2 bedroom, Sleeps 4-6. Very close to the main Aldeburgh High Street and situated a short walk to the beach. Dogs welcome. Sleeping consists of 1 double bed, a pair of bunk beds and a double sofa-bed in the basement. 1 main bathroom with a further separate w/c. …see more
A 200 year old Cumbrian sandstone barn conversion in an idyllic central location on the fringe of the Lake District national park. The breathtaking beauty of the area can be enjoyed before relaxing in the comforts of your tastefully converted accommodation. …see more
This stone built, two storey cottage is comfortable, clean and recently refurbished. It has a wood burner and sleeps four, in one double and one twin room. It provides a cosy and comfortable stay for families, couples or even someone working away from home on business. It is a warm and homely base to explore the whole North East region on foot, car or bicycle. …see more
Charming character property. Newly refurbished. One dog welcome . Banks of the River Teifi. Luxury accommodation. Local pub food. Spacious garden and terrace. Garden on banks of river. Pictureque village. Close to unspoilt beaches. Ideal walking area. Coastal path walks Oil central heating
Towels and bed linen provided.
Travel cot, stair gate and high chair.
Boundary Barn is a beautiful converted Cotswold stone barn in a quiet village location on the edge of the Cotswold water parks and 15 minutes drive from Cirencester. It sleeps 8+2 people in 4 bedrooms, 2 double and 2 twin with an extra 2 spaces available on a sofa bed. Nearby Cirencester allows for all your shopping and eating needs and the area has pubs and restaurants galor …see more
Ideal for walking holidays; Charming country cottage; 16th century cottage; Period features; Exposed beams; Inglenook fireplace; Log burners; Rangemaster oven; Off-road parking; Close to coast; Full central heating; View of Quantock Hills; Village location; Pub & Shop Complimentary bottle of wine
Books and board games
single beds convert to king size bed
Bothan Darach is a very comfortable self catering cottage situated, on the shores of Loch Linnhe with lovely sea loch & mountain views – the sunsets are superb!
We have been told by guests that the cottage is perfect and is very well equipped with many extras. * Bothan Darach has a four star quality rating from the Scottish Tourist board
The cottage is easily found, but quietly tucked away above the hamlet of Henshaw in the South Tyne Valley. The views of the beautiful valley spread out before it are as good as any in the North Pennines and Northumberland National Park on the other. Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site and Vindolanda Fort and Settlement. only a Roman stone's throw away. …see more
A mix of modern and traditional two-bedroom cottage in semi-rural location in Reydon, Suffolk within walking distance of Southwold. Ideal for families or couples, some pets allowed, lovely private quiet spot to unwind. …see more
A delightful two bedroom traditional stone cottage with a modern interior that sleeps four with private garden in the heart of St Agnes and close to the beach. Self catering is simple as there's loads of local shops to cater for what ever you need within 100m. …see more
We have at least 5 seaside resorts within 20 min drive. Whitstable, Margate, Ramsgate, Broadstairs , Sandwich, with many smaller bays and coves to explore. Fantastic country pubs/restaurants to be found. Canterbury / Dover / Golf / Fishing / Zoos. All within 30 mins The village of Preston is 1 mile away with a local pub and village butchers,and shop. …see more
Beautifully refurbished cottage with garden in Ardvasar, Isle of Skye. Spectacular views of Eigg and Rhum just a short walk away. The cottage has a WOOD BURNING STOVE and Satellite TV, well equipped kitchen, double bedroom and bathroom with WHIRLPOOL BATHTUB and shower …see more
The house is a unique former fisherman's cottage, set in a wonderful location just 50 metres from the sea. It has sea views from each floor at the front of the house. From the top floor there is a panoramic view over Gamrie Bay. "Stunning position" - P & G B, Cumbria.
An ideal location for birdwatching, dolphin spotting and walking. "Cosy cottage" - D & M, Glos.
This recently renovated farmhouse with large log burning stove is set amidst 70 acres of rolling farmland in glorious Galloway, yet lies only 4 miles from the busy country town of Dumfries and twelve miles from the food town of Castle Douglas in an ideal touring base. Ideal for families, walkers, golfers and cyclists. …see more
• Comfortable, three bedroom period cottage - sleeps 4/6
Large sundeck, lovely garden and parking
• Recently refurbished and launched for holiday lets in April 2014
Close to quay/beach and amenities
• Car advised
On the edge of the Dales National Park Fox Cottage is the perfect base for exploring North Yorkshire or, if you prefer, just sitting by the fire reading a book. Pubs, shops and tea rooms are only a short stroll away.
Parking. Up to 2 dogs welcome. How about a visit to Betty's Tearooms in Northallerton or Harrogate - both just 40 minutes away. …see more
A farmhouse in the Scottish Highlands in a quiet glen. Surrounded by land. Ideal touring centre. 7 miles from Loch Ness. Beaches, forests, castles, the west coast, Aviemore and the Cairngorms all within reach.
Sorry we don't accept dogs. ADULTS ONLY because of risks to children, water courses, horses etc. No smoking …see more
The barn offers open plan living with a wood burning stove and sofa bed (for + 2), a well equipped kitchen with oak flooring throughout. Family Bathroom. Five steps take you upto the carpeted bedrooms, one double with ensuite shower room and one twin bedded room. …see more
Two delightful cottage apartments situated on the Caledonian Canal at Banavie, Fort William enjoying views over the Canal, Neptune's Staircase, Ben Nevis and the steam railway used in the Harry Potter films. Both apartments have cozy open fires. …see more
Cosy, romantic cottage in idyllic setting. 4 miles north of Corwen and 7 miles south of Ruthin. 4 acres of beautiful gardens. The cottage has central heating and a wood burning stove. Access to the owners beautiful garden. …see more
Bents Farm is situated on the edge of the Peak District. On the doorstep are beautiful footpaths, bridleways, and rural lanes ideal for walking and cycling. The three bedroom farmhouse dates from the nineteenth century, retaining many original features. …see more
Traditional crofters cottage in a stunning location with Loch and sea views. Stone byre converted into a Spa room featuring hot tub/Jacuzzi ,sauna and cold shower. Two woodburners -perfect for those cosy evenings. …see more
The cottage opens onto a meadow, which in spring, boasts new born lambs which you can watch play from the comfort of your bedroom window. The cottage has a suntrap lawn enclosed for pets and equipped with garden furniture and BBQ. Walk across the fields to the lake. Electricity is by a pound coin. …see more
Michele & Dave Binks would love to welcome you to Court Farm. We have three lovely self catering cottages situated in the heart of Exmoor National Park. All are dog friendly with their own gardens. You can also bring your horses with riding and walking from the door. …see more
Character Vintage Devon Noss Mayo cottage. in idylic waterside village .
2 bedroom and 2 bathroom. Sleeps 4 ( 1 double bed and 2 singles).
Sofa bed also available sleeps 2 extra.
Coastal walks, Dogs welcome!, Log fire. Parking for 1 car. Private patio. Garden. Fully equipped kitchen, dish washer, washing machine, microwave. bedding and towels provided.
Vintage style. …see more
**New Property** Craigdarroch Cottage
Newly refurbished coachman's cottage. Excellent base for exploring the Scottish countryside. Enjoy the loch and mountain view while relaxing in front of the wood burning stove. Ideally located for the Ryder Cup 2014. …see more
This is an idyllic retreat for two people. It is far away from the noise of passing traffic and provides a relaxing and tranquil place from which to explore the surrounding countryside and villages. …see more
Groom's Rooms luxury boutique romantic space ideal for discerning couples who like bespoke interiors. Sleeps 2 people in super-king bed, freestanding bath, separate shower/wc. Woodburning stove, breakfast bar, open-plan living, huge space, comfy sofa, Wifi. Freeview/dvd Groom's Rooms can be booked with Hayloft, Tack Room, Head Lad if holidaying with other couples as agroup. …see more
Situated on the edge of the small attractive market town of Leyburn in the heart of Wensleydale, a charming cottage dating back over 150 years, offering superb accommodation with a wealth of original features - exposed beams and trusses and contemporary furnishings. Superbly positioned 100 yards from Leyburn market place and surrounded by shops, pubs and restaurants. …see more
Beautiful private one-bedroom cottage set in its own meadow.** Camping available if you have additional guests**. Central Cornwall just 20 minutes drive from either coast, including Newquay & near to the famous Eden Project & Heligan Gardens. Peaceful surroundings. Homemade cake on arrival made with our own eggs. Restaurant & swimming pool nearby at Lakeview Country Club. …see more
The Strathspey Lodge is 4 Star listed with Visit Scotland, providing an ideal location for families with activities for all ages within close proximity. Dogs with well behaved owners are welcome and a large dog cage is available if required. Plenty to do all year round …see more
New to market, DELFRYN is a spacious 19th century cottage in the heart of Tanygrisiau. Sleeps up to 6 persons plus baby.Pets considered, Central Heating, Wood Burning Stove, Terrace and Garden, Mountain walks, Ffestiniog steam railway, beaches, bike trails,castles. …see more
There is something for everyone. Children will love chickens with young and ducks/outdoor games etc. Will suit hard of walking as all on one level with tranquil view. Adults can play golf, sit in summerhouse and look over lake with newspaper in morning. Dogs welcome Where else will you get home made bread, fresh free range eggs, and watch the chickens roaming about freely. …see more
Most pets are welcome but please contact owner.
Pub, restaurant and village shop walking distance.
Boat hire, fishing, cruises on the Loch.
Walks inc.West Highland Way.
Loch Lomond Golf Club 40 mins drive.
Glasgow 45mins Edinburgh 1hour 30mins Glasgow Airport approximately 45 minutes.
Edinburgh Airport 80 minutes. …see more
The beautiful Barn at Nant Llwyd can accommodate 4 people in two spacious ensuite bedrooms. It's quiet, 1/2 mile from the cycling trails in Brechfa Forest, and less than an hour's drive from Cardigan Bay and the south coast beaches. Dog friendly too! Give us a try! …see more
Come to Westnewton and enjoy this unique part of Northumberland. Perfectly placed between Coast and Hills, a short drive from Scotland. Walking, Horse Riding, Fishing, Golf all within 20 minutes of here. Castles, Gardens, Stately Homes and cosy welcoming pubs await you. …see more
This clean and comfortable cottage is an ideal base to explore the attractions unspoilt Mid Wales has to offer then to relax in front of the stove or in the gardens before enjoying a soundless nights sleep leaving you refreshed to do it all again the next day. There are 5 cottages at Glyngynwydd and Ty Canol Mawr can be rented along with other cottages for groups. …see more
Furnished to a very high standard this idyllic Farmstay retreat offers the perfect backdrop to your holiday. Surrounded by history and beautiful rural landscape the unique setting of this 3 bedroomed self catering let will not disappoint. Farm tours available on request. …see more
Plum Tree cottages are converted farm buildings attached to Plum Tree House. There are 2 cottages the Cart shed and the Threshing shed each accommodating up to 2 adults and up to 2 dogs are allowed subject to conditions (contact us for details) . …see more
At Crooked End Farm we grow a delicious range of organic vegetables , and our eggs and lamb are famous across the Forest. Make use of our on-site farm shop and cafe to stock up these and other delicious local produce. Flexible changeover!
Hot water and heating are supplied by a solar thermal and biomass system, electricity by solar PV. …see more
Mill Cottage is a lovely holiday cottage hidden away on the Greetham Valley estate amidst beautiful Rutland countryside. This detached 17th century barn conversion sleeps 5 + a baby and up to 2 well-behaved dogs are very welcome. …see more
*** Discount of 15% for stays 3 nights or more Jul/ Aug*** A large detached 4 bedroom property in an excellent location close to the amenities (5 minute walk) to the centre of St Annes and from the beach. There is also a detached large garage for equipment storage …see more