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.
The beautiful two storey Coach House sleeps 8 people and is situated in the picturesque grounds of the Bragborough Hall estate and is perfect for families or a group of friends to enjoy a special break together, with lots to do on the farm and in the surrounds.
Hillview was upgraded in the summer of 2005, the building was part of the Glenlivet Whisky Distillery up until 1952. The area around Glenlivet is magnificent being part of the Cairngorms park, Aviemore is 30 minutes and the scenic coast of Morayshire only 20 minutes. Wifi included, a large kitchen & dinning area, also a snug separate to the lounge & a private garden. …see more
New Barn is large and comfortable and was recently updated. The house benefits from great natural light and views from most rooms. It combines character with exposed beams and a large open fireplace, with all the modern amenities. New Barn benefits from a great garden, which overlooks the most beautiful countryside in the county. …see more
Stunning wooden cabin/chalet. Near Winchelsea Beach. Great for family beach holiday or couples wanting to explore the Rye area. Open plan living. Interior designed. Sleeps 8-10. great for families sharing. …see more
The perfect place to slow down, get closer to nature and experience the unique British canal system. Offering B&B, day trips, weekend retreats and longer breaks. Join an existing trip or book the whole boat. Home-cooked veggie/vegan food available. Narrow boats, wide eyes, open minds... …see more
6 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms 3 ensuite
2 sitting rooms
Large dining room
5 TVs and DVD
Wii, ipod dock, CD
Hot tub, croquet
Stable for horses
2 Village pubs …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
Ideal romantic retreat for couples in either the 2 rooms of the Orchid Suite (can sleep another 2 on the Sofa Bed), or the Iris Room with Kingsize Double. Fishermen and anglers fly fishing Blagdon Lake and Chew Valley Lake will prefer the twin Daffodil or Poppy Rooms …see more
Country home Long Crendon Bucks nr Oxford furnished <8 people long weekends holidays or long-term let 4 dble bdr 3 bath lge kitchen with Aga & dining area, separate formal dining room, lge terrace and well-established garden. Walks golf good pubs and restaurants nearby Rest & relaxation in country comfort in this well-appointed house. Fully furnished Self-catering Commutable …see more
Visit Wales 5*, Dyffryn Tawel is a spacious enchanting white stone cottage, embraced by a medley of deciduous and evergreen trees set in 30 acres of farmland. It has been tastefully renovated, extended, superbly decorated and furnished to offer that hint of paradise. The cottage sits close to the banks of the River Nevern and enjoys over ½ mile of productive fishing rights. …see more
Recently converted luxury apartment, within ground floor of 17th century country house. The apartment is set in beautiful grounds and is perfect for exploring the stunning East Coast of Scotland. Ideal for couples and golfers alike as there's many golf courses nearby. …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
Farm House cottage dog friendly sleeps 12 in six bedrooms. Centrally located to explore Cornwall. Recently renovated and fully equipped from washing machine to pizza cutters we hope to have thought of everything! …see more
Birdsgrove House is a Grade II-listed mansion, nestling on the cusp of the beautiful Peak District Country Park. Set in 11 acres of stunning gardens to be explored at your leisure, the house also sits on the banks of the glorious River Dove. If you need extra accommodation, there is room for an additional 8 guests in Hope Cottage approx. 1 min walk …see more
Ideal accommodation for Large Family gatherings, friends reunions and celebrations.
Garden has Hot Tub and African Hut seating 15. Large patio with garden furniture. Garden games.
Nearby Spa, Golf courses Walks from house. near to riverside towns of Pershore Malvern and Upton upon Severn. Excellent country pubs …see more
Exquisite Boutique Self-Catering Holiday Rental with Exotic Private Garden and Panoramic Sea Views situated in the desirable Cornish harbour town of Mousehole, Cornwall. Sleeps 4 in 2 Bedrooms. …see more
This property was built in 1929 and retains many of the original and quirky features of that period, whilst having many of the conveniences of modern living. The design of the house is based on a plantation tea house which sits in its own lush green garden. …see more
Ideal country retreat for two, ideally located in Central Suffolk adjoining owners' 17thC farmhouse. King sized bed, large sitting/dining room with woodburner, French doors to private garden, bathroom with shower over bath, sep WC, and a fully equipped kitchen. No smoking or pets. Babes in arms are welcome and a travel cot is available. …see more
Thatched cottage in Lulworth Cove sleeps 10. Spacious living area, well equipped. Delightful gardens with outside dining area that seats 10. 250m from the beach! great for families, weddings at Lulworth Castle, walkers and meeting up with friends.
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
Harbour House is a luxurious 300 year old property that can be rented with adjacent Harbour Cottage to sleep max 11 in style and comfort, or on its own sleeping max 8/9 in four bedrooms. Set in a stunning spot 50m from Crail's harbour and the water's edge …see more
A period detached country cottage with great character and charm and modern amenities in the heart of Suffolk East Anglia near Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge. A splendid, award-winning country pub is at hand serving delicious lunches and dinners with a range of wines. The Cottage sleeps 8 comfortably and 10 at a push (on sofas). …see more
Large house in New Forest, 4 bedrooms, farmhouse-style kitchen, large conservatory, dining room, lounge, close to shops and farm stores, village pubs, Christchurch 10 mins, Bournemouth 20 mins, Lyndhurst 15 mins, country retreat for relaxing family and friends holiday Activities in The New Forest include bike hire, treasure trails, archery, canoeing, nearby Beaulieu & more …see more
RURAL EXCELLENT VIEWS
WEDDING VENUE UP TO 75 GUESTS
Stone building in solid granite
large log burning fire
professional cocktail barman available on request for special occassions
Gym on request... adults only Recently completed to a high standard by the owner, enjoy this stunning Grand Designs style house in granite …see more
Luxury Pembrokeshire holiday cottage, mountain & sea views, in the heart of the Pembrokeshire National Park. Ideal for summer or winter breaks. AGA, under-floor heating and wood stove, 40" HD LCD TV, Sky TV, including Sky Sports and internet access. Sleeps 8. We provide all bed linen, towels (just bring beach towels please) & logs for the wood stove. …see more
5 bedrooms on first floor. 1 double, 2 with kingsize beds, 1 triple room, and 1 bunk bed room. 6th bedrm./2nd sitting room/library with leather sofa bed is on ground floor with adjacent full shower room.
.Residing 3 cats use all of the garden Owners live adjacent welcome you or friendly caretaker.
Fantastic rural farmhouse with four bedrooms (one on-suite), large family bathroom, downstairs toilet, large garden, wildlife pond, on site woodland walks, shop and public house within 1 mile, golf courses and surfing beaches nearby, Bude is only a 10 minute drive away. During the usual off peak times we will consider short breaks, please feel free to contact us.
Sea views from all rooms
Wild scenery right outside the window
Unspoiled beauty just outside the gate
Cosy and comfortable base to explore, relax, or just 'stop and stare'
Rugged mountains, wooded valleys, rushing rivers, waterfalls, sandy beaches and more... Short breaks 3-6 nights available in all seasons apart from high season. Contact owners for prices
Unique luxuriously appointed townhouse with sauna within walking distance of central Oxford and the Cowley road area. Many highlights of Oxford on the doorstep. Children welcome. Flexible sleeping quarters. Privately accessible studio basement living area. Each sleeping quarter has its own ensuite bathroom. There is also a guest toilet off the family room. …see more
Stunning house with sea views and beach access with spa pool, large garden, al fresco dining, sun deck, table tennis, BBQ. A stunning venue to spend times with family and friends just yards from the beach. …see more
Luxury self catering lodge, sleeps between 7 to 11 people, wood burning stove, hot tub, wifi, tv, private garden going down to the banks of the River Nethy, BBQ, short walk to local village shop and Mr. Mustard's Butcher's shop. …see more
This beautiful 17th Century Grade II listed thatched cottage sleeps 8-10 people and is situated in a quiet private lane in the heart of the picturesque Thameside village of Clifton Hampden. It is new to the lettings market and will be available to book from August 2014. The property has a large lounge with seating for eight and a TV room with seating for a further eight people …see more
Spacious, 5 Star, luxury self-catering. Well equipped kitchen. Ideal as a romantic, relaxing get-away, with large hot-tub, in rural setting. Close to shops and restaurants. Walks from the door-step and lots of other activities very close-by. Stunning mountain scenery. Set on a working Croft, seasonal produce & free-range hen & duck eggs available to buy. Very child friendly. …see more
A charming converted granite barn nestled in the beautiful and tranquil Dartmoor Valley of Widecombe in the Moor, with access to some of the best moorland walking, horse riding and other country pursuits. The perfect getaway. …see more
Riverside chalet, fully modernised, with immediate access to Nature Reserve. Ideal for birdwatching & river activities.
In the heart of the Norfolk Broads this holiday retreat is only a few mins from large supermarket and 10mins from fine city of Norwich. Boat hire. Autumn & Winter birding makes Kingfisher even more attractive, especially with large wood burner & heating. …see more
Large lochside house for family and friends in the stunning Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. Beautiful loch and mountain views, great walks, spacious accommodation makes it ideal for multi-generation holidays, family celebrations, birthdays and get togethers. Rhumhor Holiday Lodge is a four star property on the edge of Loch Goil. Guest loch side lawn and beach area. …see more
The property provides the very best in luxury family (pet welcome) accommodation in the best location between the moors and the shores of Devon. A gateway village to the glorious Dartmoor National Park and within a short journey, to some of the UK's best sandy beaches. Large beautiful well equipped house, extensive grounds opposite the Dartmoor village church. …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. You must enquire for prices. …see more
Hayston House, Luxury Self Catering Farmhouse near St Andrews in Fife, Scotland.
Welcome to Hayston House, our fabulous holiday home in Fife. This is an ideal base for a family get together, short break or, for the golfer, with St Andrews, the 'home of golf' just a few …see more
4 bed cottage in arable farm. Sleeps 8. Accessible. Sheltered sun trap patio area. Country walks and cycling from the door. Award winning farm-shop and pub 5 min walk away. Good transport links; Park & Ride bus and motorway 5 min drive. An adjacent cottage is available for up to 4 people. They share an enclosed patio overlooking our orchard. …see more
Stunning 6 bedroom Manor House retreat in 10 acre rural estate on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales (sleeps up to 14 + 4 in adjacent cottage). Breathtaking views. Indoor heated swimming pool and relaxation area. Perfect holiday location for friend and family get togethers We are very happy to accommodate corporate bookings, with rates from £650 for two days and one night …see more
Luxury two bedroom cottage with modern furnishings. The cottage has a private terrace, parking, a log burner,
Egyptian cotton linen and a wild flower meadow. Peaceful location near Henley in Arden, Stratford upon Avon and The Cotswolds.
Each cottage is fully equipped with everything to make your stay a relaxing break. All kitchens contain an o …see more
The Old Post Office is in the centre of Hambleton on a peninsula in the middle of Rutland water which is one of the largest reservoirs in Europe. Rutland water has cycle paths around the lake and peninsula and Michelin starred Hambleton Hall is nearby. Newly listed . Hambleton is not far from the A1 junction at Peterborough. There is a pullout bed under the single bed . …see more
Discounts for May/June. Only 1mile away from the famous beaches at Constantine Bay and Harlyn, Towan Forge is a spacious, modern, detached house set in grounds of almost 1 acre which is equipped to a high standard and has achieved a 4star award. Yards down the road is Trevose Golf Club and the beautiful fishing port of Padstow is only 3.5 miles away. …see more
4/5 bedrooms country house, on a 4 acres of orchards and lawns, situated in a historical village. Double bedrooms with two having en-suite. Family bathroom with whirlpool bath, sleeps 8/10 people. A Quad Bike is available for hire to be used within the grounds. London Luton Airport is 15 minutes, Heathrow airport 60 minutes drive. Train to central London 18 minutes.