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.
Converted stone barn in 7 acres in a quiet rural setting. 2 large en-suite bedrooms and 2 smaller rooms. Farm house kitchen and sitting room with wood burning stove. Close to Liskeard, Looe and Polperro. Easy access to major roads and the attractions of Cornwall. Spacious well equipped rooms with large bathrooms with bath and separate walk in shower. …see more
A wonderful seaside retreat, in a quiet residential street with garden. Well behaved Dogs are welcome. A 7mins walk from the beach and water front, 2 mins from Whitstable's High Street and 7mins walk to the train station. Fantastic location. …see more
A comfortable ground floor apartment sleeping 4, set on the village green in picturesque Bainbridge. One double and one twin bedroom, central heating plus a log-burning stove. Centrally placed at the heart of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. A perfect base for walking and exploring the Dales, or trips further afield to York, Ripon and the Lakes. …see more
Charming traditional cottage set in rolling open countryside near the village of Port William. It's a beautiful and peaceful rural location in an unspoilt corner of Dumfries and Galloway, one of Scotland's best kept secrets. …see more
Wild Wales + Log Fires. Pretty one-bed barn conversion and artist's studio, with views of upland pasture, nr the Western Brecon Beacons. Perfect for couples. Sleeps 2 + 1 + cot. Just 5 minute walk from Cynghordy railway station. Free welcome hamper. Nature on the doorstep, Free logs for woodburning stove, tranquil location but in easy reach of attractions …see more
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, fishermen and cyclists. …see more
Staying at Number 2, Church Town House, is like going glamping, but in a Grade II Listed building rather than under canvas. Imagine a space just a little bigger than a shepherd's hut or a boat's cabin and you're heading in the right direction. …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
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.
Lying in the tiny hamlet of Deerhurst Walton, this is a converted, Grade II listed dovecote. Set in the grounds of the owner's 17th-century farm, this romantic 2 bed conversion has been lovingly converted into a 2 bedroom property with comfortable acco for upto 4 pax. Restaurants, pubs, supermarkets & take aways nearby
On main bus route to Tewkesbury, Cheltenham & Gloucester …see more
Perfect for couples, there are 2 bedrooms therefore beds for up to 2 more, but would be cosy.
Excellent for those wishing to be active and experience the wonderful walks or cycling.
Or for those that really want a peaceful hideaway to get away from it Murton Beck is 2 minutes walk away, great for picnics, paddling and relaxing. …see more
Situated in the historic old port of Caresthorn, this Dormer bungalow offers stunning views of the Solway Firth looking across to the Cumbrian Hills, with Dumfries 13 miles away. An undiscovered and unspoilt part of south west Scotland Golfing, walking, painting, mountain biking, shooting, heritage & bird watching are all close at hand. …see more
A top notch, bike friendly, stone cottage in the heart of Hayfield village, in the best Mountain Biking area BAR NONE with FREE guided rides included in every booking, so ride all the best trails with no head scratching! …see more
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 garage for equipment storage …see more
Located on the picturesque street of Castlegate, the cottage is a short stroll from Pickering town centre, which offers a variety of excellent shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants. As the name of street infers, Pickering Castle is also very close-by, as is the NYMR. Free, unlimited wifi. Free calls to UK landline numbers. Dog friendly. Free, off street parking. …see more
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
Pond Meadow, quiet rural area, clean fresh air and five miles from the rugged north coast at Crackington Haven. Great touring base, two miles from the A39 Atlantic Highway. Beamed cottage with log fire, ideal for couples and families of up to five people. Enjoy all that Cornwall has to offer during the day and return in the evening for peace and relaxation. …see more
Bespoke handmade huts
Idyllic rural location
Coastal setting with seaviews
Enviromentally friendly(wood burning stove/'state of the art' composting toilet/enviromentally friendly toiletries provided)
Set in your own private 1 acre meadow
On a 5 acre family smallholding Home cooked meals available to pre-order including locally sourced breakfast baskets
Check in after 4pm …see more
A 19th century converted coach house providing comfortable accommodation for two set within the grounds of our renovated Rectory. Panaramic views of Pen-Y-Fan and the Brecon Beacons. 3/4 night breaks, rates at bottom of price panel. Welcome pack including our hens eggs. …see more
Cottage with garden and BBQ for the summer and open fire for winter nights. Beach and high street in level walking distance as are pubs and restaurants. Easy access to the RH&D steam railway or boats on the canal. Golf, walks and retail nearby, France just over the sea Great family accommodation with well serviced kitchen. Safe garden and downstairs loo. Books and games too. …see more
Yeavering Barn has a warm, peaceful feel to it, enhanced by the beautiful quiet surroundings. The perfect property whether you are looking for a a 5 star base to explore the area or looking for a quiet relaxing break to recharge your batteries. P.S.We are dog friendly …see more
This cottage in Grantown on Spey, in the Cairgorm National Park, is great for exploring the Highlands of Scotland and local attractions, fishing, golf, biking, pony trekking, climbing, skiing, ornithology, the whiskey trail. Children and pet friendly. Real fire and wifi …see more
A 4 star, sleep 4 Forest of Bowland holiday cottage in spectacular countryside. Allows dogs Cobden View has all modern amenities, full central heating, good quality furnishings and fittings and wifi. …see more
An ideal base for visiting both rural and seaside Suffolk and Norfolk. The cottage is well equipped for families with babies or young children. Great for couples wishing to have a quiet break. Ideal for golfers, ramblers, cyclists, birdwatchers or just a rest!. Free Wi-fi available in nearby Queens Head pub and also The Cut in Halesworth. Free parking on road. …see more
Fully modernized and beautifully furnished self-contained apartment forming part of a listed Georgian farmhouse. Adjacent to theTweed Valley cycle path and 1.5 miles from MTB at Glentress Forest. Perfect base for biking, fishing, golf and walking. …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. Bents Farm is also well located for visiting Sheffield, being only 15 minutes drive from the city centre. …see more
Attractive stone cottage with large sunny enclosed garden ideal for families & dogs. Fantastic location set in 6 acres of beautiful Dorset countryside within 4 miles of the coast and beaches and thriving market town of Bridport and its bustling harbour West Bay. WiFi. …see more
Views of the Preseli Mountains
Ideal touring base or country retreat
Underfloor heating and log burner
Wooden beams, slate and wood flooring
Up to 2 well behaved pets -enclosed garden
Cot and high chair Entrance to the cottage is off concrete and a ramp is available making access suitable for wheelchair users …see more
Located on Corsewall Estate, surrounded by historic gardens and overlooking a traditional walled garden, the recently restored, 4*, first floor Stables cottage has WiFi, a log burner and a 14ft trampoline in the garden. There's oodles of wildlife to spot too Perfect location for a romantic holiday, close to the beach, plus with lots for kids to do too. …see more
St Keverne, a thriving village community is just 1 mile from the sea, with many nice beaches and walks close by. Sailing, Diving, Fishing, Riding and other activities on hand.
Two Pubs,Greenhouse Restaurant,Convenience Store,Newsagent, Butchers, Post Office, Bakery Walk the South West Coastal Path, visit the many beaches & small fishing coves in the area, Roskillys Farm …see more
Carpenter's Cottage, in the centre of historic Pocklington, is within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants, arts centre and cinema. With off-road parking and secure cycle store it is the perfect base for walking or cycling in the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds. Underfloor heating and a wood burning stove make the cottage cosy and comfortable all year round. …see more
A unique & cosy retreat to get away from it all, relax & enjoy a quiet night or 2 of luxury with a breakfast hamper included. Whether you are looking for a base for walking, climbing or exploring or a romantic stay, our hut with luxury facilities is the perfect place. …see more
Fantastic sea views, peaceful location. Only 20meters from the beach to the front of the cottage; to the rear, open fields and hills beyond. Well kept gardens and sitting areas ideal for BBQs. No street lights make it an ideal dark area for star gazing. Ideal base for touring the gardens of the Rhins, playing golf, cycling, walking, birdwatching, fishing etc. …see more
The Snug situated just 12 miles from Portree, perfectly located for exploring Skye. Dunvegan is 10 miles away with its historic castle and it's 19 miles to Uig . There are places of interest, forest walks and fine restaurants nearby.
Whether you want a relaxing romantic break or an active holiday, The Snug is the perfect place to stay.
A very attractive cottage, conveniently close to pubs and shops, yet is quietly situated. It has high quality furnishings and fittings. Pretty cottage garden. Situated in the Cotswolds, close to the river Thames and beautiful walks nearby. VisitEngland 4 star rating. Visit our website www.plumtreecottage-cotswolds.co.uk for more photos and information! …see more
Kasinga is superbly appointed and situated only a few minutes walk from the centre of Pitlochry. It is ideal for a small group or families wishing to experience this popular town and surrounding area which is famous for various outdoor pursuits and scenic beauty. …see more
Ideally situated in the main city of Kirkwall, the capital of the Orkney Islands. You will be staying in the perfect accommodatio centrally located for travelling all over Orkney. Wardbay Self Catering are happy to offer preferential rates for lets of 4 weeks and over …see more
On the borders of Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Essex this charming character cottage is under an hour from London and takes only 20 minutes to get to central Cambridge by car. Fabulous local pubs, village greens, Fowlmere RSPB Nature Reserve. Duxford IWM is 5 mins. 2 bed 18C English cottage in a pretty Cambridge village between Cambridge & Royston. Under 1 hr from London …see more
3 Bedrooms;(one double bedroom on ground floor, family kitchen/dining area, sitting room with woodburner, ground floor bathroom/wetroom, sunny garden + terrace, central location, minutes walk to harbour and beaches, ideal for cycling, + dogs welcome by arrangement. Level access ground floor double bedroom and bathroom/living areas. Cot and highchair available on request. …see more
Well appointed family house within 5 minutes walk of Seaton's spacious beach. It is a really good base for the Jurassic coast and the beautiful Devon countryside and it's many attractions. The house has all the modern conveniences and peaceful south facing garden.
Dogs are very welcome and will enjoy the many walks in and around Seaton. There is also a games table. …see more
Beautiful traditional stone cottage in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty at Ardpatrick, near Tarbert, on the West coast of Scotland. Perfect for an away-from-it-all romantic break. …see more
Parking for two cars
Tea, coffee & other essentials provided
Free Wi-Fi The cottage is suitable for a small baby, with a cot and other equipment available on request. …see more
Swimming Pool. Golf breaks, spa breaks, Cornish beaches, Coastal Path walks, woodland picnics, Eden Project, National Trust, or just chilling...Nine Oakridge, the perfect West Country holiday home. Leisure membership to China Fleet Country Club is included in our price. …see more
Spacious, well equipped property, beautiful views from all windows. Large hot tub with fantastc views across Strontian glen towards mountains. Perfect for romantic, relaxing breaks. Close to areas of natural beauty and National Nature Reserves. Relaxing rural location. Honeysuckle House is very wheelchair friendly Wheel-in shower, and easy access throughout the downstairs …see more
Ideally located to access east & west coasts in a beautiful setting. Large garden with lots of wild life (red kites, red squirrels), summer house, trampoline and BBQ. House very comfortable, AGA, log fire, conservatory & very well appointed. Lots of space inside & out. …see more
Well appointed, modern accommodation situated on a Highland Cattle Farm with open panoramic views all round. Located on registerd battlefield site (Battle of Cromdale 1690). A haven for birdwatchers, walkers, golfers and all outdoor pursuits. Malt Whisky Trail! Perfect rural retreat situated in the heart of the Scottish Highlands and the Cairngorms National Park …see more