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.
Wing of 17th Century Farmhouse in spectacular traffic-free location down a country track one mile from the sea and the Jurassic Coast Path. Peace and tranquillity - a unique paradise in a timeless setting. This Grade II listed farmhouse is in an area of outstanding natural beauty. …see more
The Crinan Canal is a wonderful and scenic waterway and is sometimes called 'The most beautiful shortcut in Britain'Arrive any day. Stay a week or come for a short break - and relax. Wonderful scenery for walking and bike trails. Great for children to enjoy the country Perfect for a relaxing holiday. Ideal for walking, cycling, sailing, hill climbing, bird watching, fishing. …see more
Boot and Shoe is in an idyllic situation on the banks of the River Tees. With log fires and french windows opening onto the riverside garden, tennis court and private fishing. A haven for wildlife - kingfishers, herons, otters, trout ... …see more
A tranquil and well-appointed luxury log cabin with views across the Cotswolds yet with easy access to London and the A40, Coomb Cottage is the perfect country getaway for walking, touring, biking or just soaking up the sunsets and recharging the batteries. …see more
Biggin Grange was once a medieval sheep farm belonging to the Garendon Abbey in Leicestershire. Now a private home with over 100 acres with cattle and sheep grazing in the fields overlooking stunning countryside.
The Old Farrowings is one of 3 idyllic private cottages.
Relax and unwind in picturesque countryside in these converted cottages on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds
in a secluded, undisturbed location. Stylishly furnished and equipped to a high standard with free wifi and use of a private tennis court. Future events
RAF Waddington International Air Show 5th and 6th July
Our caravan comes fully equipped with all you will need for your self catering holiday.
OUR CARAVAN IS STRICTLY NON SMOKING AND NO PETS YOU WILL LOOSE YOUR SECURITY DEPOSIT IF THIS IS NOT ADHERED …see more
Shepherds Huts - the experience of the original countryside use but with its own private ensuite bathroom with hot and cold water.
Lie in and have independents in the mornings
Enjoy the sounds of silence in the one and only Garden of England
Central to the shopping, holiday entertainments, ancient and modern buildings within an hour of the Site
Bluebell Cottage is a comfortable, privately owned, modern property set within the grounds of an old Manor House. It is a delightful, well decorated, fully double glazed, compact thee bedroomed property. There is a flat screen tv/dvd combination with Freeview.
Many guests have said that the cottage is ideally situated for visiting and touring mid to west Cornwall. …see more
Comfortable, peaceful retreat in heart of beautiful countryside with wonderful views.Ideal location,set in 30 acres including tennis court,grounds and ancient woodland with walks.Good local pubs/rests.Excellent walking, Bird watching & Historic houses/gardens closeby. Idyllic, relaxing location in glorious countryside, overlooking pond. Tennis court in grounds. …see more
Biggin Grange, once a medieval sheep farm belonging to the Garendon Abbey in Leicestershire. Now a private home with over 100 acres with cattle and sheep grazing in the fields overlooking stunning countryside.
Cheese Press Cottage is one of 3 idyllic private cottages.
Luxury holiday cottages in idyllic, private surroundings. Far reaching views over Biggin Dale (and a private footpath, too). Take advantage of the tennis court (all year) and south facing patio. Snuggle up in front of the fire after a bracing walk. Enjoy an alfresco glass of wine whilst the sun sets over Biggin Dale. Pure cotton linen,goose down duvets. …see more
Set among the Lincolnshire Wolds Bainvalley Cottages are a charming retreat and ideal base for keen walkers and cyclists to explore this unspoilt area of the UK.Golfers can visit the world class golf course, the outdoor lido and Kinema in the Wood in nearby Woodhall Spa We are both members of Woodhall Spa Golf Club and can take visitors to enjoy the challenging course. …see more
Rural retreat for all the family
Just 32 miles from Central London
Child Friendly Holiday - zip wire, electric car, sheep, chickens, climbing frame, gypsy caravan
High standard property
Underfloor heating …see more
Stunning Cottage: Rural holiday home. Safe & Fun in Kent. Great for couples or families
Beautiful well equipped 1 bed (+1 sofa bed) cottage in rural Kent.
The whole 9 acre site is set up for relaxation and fun. Truly Child Friendly with all you need for a great time. …see more
A pretty converted stone barn with a stunning view over the Wye Valley and beyond. Ideal for 2 or 3 people with its comfortable living area, 2 bedrooms and patio. Cosy in winter with woodburning stove. Dogs welcome, with paths leading from the door. . The local good food pub is a short stroll away. …see more
Tranquility coupled with modern touches enable you to choose whether to just relax or dive in to to all the water sports and leisure activities nearby.
www.theoldspottedcow.co.uk …see more
Beautiful 1 bedroom cottage located in the grounds of a country house with easy access to Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and Forest of Bowland and lovely local walks. Surrounded by ancient woodlands and limestone paving, this is a haven for bird watchers, and walkers TENNIS COURT
Shooting can be arranged at an extra cost
There are also stables at Curwen Woods …see more
The Lodge, Curwen Woods is a recently refurbished gatehouse that sleeps up to 6, nestled at the bottom of the drive of the private estate of Curwen Woods, within 20 minutes drive of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. We are 5 minutes from both jct 35 and 36 of M6 BRING YOUR OWN HORSES - please contact me and I can let you know the extra charge
A stunning, beautifully converted stable cottage: Fabulous child friendly holiday situated in 9 Acres of rural Kent in South East England. Play on the tennis courts, zip wire, huge trampoline, gypsy caravan and much more or explore the walks and pubs in the area. We are in easy striking distance of central London, 44 beaches, the channel crossing so its a perfect base. …see more
The Clocktower cottage offers self catering accommodation in a converted stable block, dating back to 1820. Red brick walls, exposed timbers, and polished wooden floors furnished with antique pine furniture creating a rural yet exceptionally comfortable and relaxed atmo …see more
The Little Barn offers the peace of a rural setting while being ideally located for visiting many of the East Midlands cities and attractions
Set in a rural village you are in easy reach of countryside and city centres …see more
Our three individual apartments offer comfort, character and charm for your short break or longer stay. The quality beds ensure a good nights sleep and the accommodation is well fitted out with full kitchen, central Heating T.V., CD , and DAB Radio. Lovely grounds with pet sheep&chickens.For further information please see our website - hermitholidays.co.uk …see more
The cottage is extremely comfortable with a large conservatory leading into the garden with a tennis court.
5 star Visit Britain award,
Dogs are allowed upon request.
Brand new bathroom.
Stairlift and ramps
The Coachman's Cottage is rated 5 star, as it offers extremely luxurious accommodation. …see more
Beautiful, holiday cottage situated high on a hillside with magnificent views of the Cotswolds and Malverns. Surrounded by gardens, woodland and vineyard. Onsite tennis court and award winning village with great food. Close to Shakespeare's Stratford and the Cotswolds. …see more
Romantic holiday cottage situated high on a hillside with magnificent views of the Cotswolds and Malverns. Surrounded by gardens, woodland and vineyard. Onsite tennis court and award winning village with great food. Close to Shakespeare's Stratford and the Cotswolds. …see more
A newly renovated 2 bedroom cottage in the heart of Somerset, located near some of Somerset's famous locations such as Glastonbury, Wells and Clark's Village Shopping Centre. We also have an all weather tennis court. Rated 4 Stars by the AA. You can walk to Glastonbury Tor in less than 2 hours from Applebarn, using the footpaths on our farm. …see more
Cottons Cottage is a charming two bedroom converted barn set in 20 acres of private land, just 2 miles from the sandy beach at Widemouth Bay and a short drive from the bustling town of Bude. Both bedrooms are ensuite . Available on a weekly basis. Saturday changeovers. Free onsite: Aqua-spa (closes 4th September 2014), indoor tennis court, pool table, table tennis, playroom. …see more
Fantastic location with wonderful views indoor heated swimming pool ideal for a relaxing holiday, designed and constructed to the highest standard, this very elegant, individual property incorporates many exclusive and luxurious features. Eaglestone is a perfect choice for discerning families or groups of friends. …see more
A truly home from home with easy access to public transports for business, shopping and nightlife of London. Ideal for family getaway or romantic bliss as well for corporate hideout, whatever your needs the apartment is adapted to serve you with the arrays of furnishing …see more
Recent conversion (completed January 2014) to very high standard set in peaceful location in the village of Longparish close to amenities/places of interest, very easy access (London/Heathrow 45min-1hr). Beauty/spa treatments available in main house. Free wifi. Ideally positioned for touring, Berkshire, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset. Wifi pending BT installation soon. …see more
Fabulous 5* Loch facing property : up to 8 people in 3 flexible en suite bedrooms. A double pull down or sofa bed is also available. Spacious, luxurious open plan kitchen/living. Access to all facilities both in the Carrick Resort and Cameron House. …see more
A quirky boutique style 2 bedroom apartment only a 2 minute walk from the picturesque Porthminster Beach. The apartment boasts a king size bed in the master room and a full sized single day bed with a pull up trundle bed in the second room. Perfect for families. The courtyard can be used for BBQ's and has a drying area for all your beach gear at the end of the day. …see more
Luxury 17th century flint barn with private tennis court located in South Downs National Park. Ideal for hikers, cyclists and nature lovers.
"Rubens Barn is the perfect idyllic escape - perfect in every way." Joseph Fiennes Located in area of outstanding natural beauty. Stunning romantic hideaway and perfect for families. …see more
Four star delightful accommodation in fabulous natural surroundings with suburb views, woodand walks, spring water, clean fresh air (no extra charge!), and comfortable beds ,based around an historic Herefordshire Manor House. A special get-away for relaxing self catering breaks. Coach House cottage in a stunning setting . …see more
Large country house in its own large grounds of 5 acres set on its own with uninterrupted views towards the cotswold hills.Exclusive use of swimming pool tennis courts and grounds. The house has been extensively redecorated/refurbished in December 2011 including new flooring.tiling linen …see more
The Cartlodge is a fabulously converted single storey farm building, situated in a courtyard setting with private garden. It is designed to really give the wow factor, sympathetically combining old world green oak beams with high-spec, luxurious contemporary styling. New for Winter 2013 - King size double bed just installed! …see more
Two Beautiful, holiday cottages, situated high on a hillside with magnificent views of the Cotswolds and Malverns, providing flexible holiday accommodation and consisting of two separate, self contained units, nestling above each other. Surrounded by gardens, woodland and vineyard. Onsite tennis court and award winning village with great food. …see more
Beautiful rural environment 10 minutes to M9 motorway, Stirling railway. Glasgow Edinburgh Perth under one hour to enjoy the cultural delights of the city. Nearby Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park,Blair Drummond Safari Park, Falkirk Wheel, Stirling Castle. An ideal base to explore central Scotland the Lochs and mountains that make up the gateway to the Highland. …see more
Located in an idyllic rural setting, this holiday bungalow lies in three acres of private well cultivated grounds. Surrounded by private gardens of mature trees, evergreen shrubs, flowers, lawns and an ornamental pond. …see more
Idyllic cottage on the Ashlack estate in the heart of the lake district. Guests are welcome to explore surrounding woods, land and fells. 10 min drive to Coniston water. Breathtaking views of mountains and out to sea. Woodburning stove. Decorated with Trompe l'œil paint work. Fresh white bedding and towels provided. …see more
Beautiful rural apartment in glorious countryside. Sleeps 3 +baby, modern & very well equipped kitchen, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. Modern bathroom with power shower. Walkers can enjoy excellent country pubs, also private tennis court, and golf nearby …see more
Quite and spacious three bedroom cottage, with panoramic mountain views. The sunsets can be spectacular. A great base for rambling, cycling and bird watching or for touring Scotland. Close to historic Stirling, and to Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Private garden and use of hard tennis court. Good pubs, cafes and shops in three local villages. …see more
Edmonston House is near to the River Tweed three miles from the market town of Kelso. Sleeps 6 -14. 5 bedrooms. Discounts for 6 sharing. Tennis court, table tennis,fishing,lovely walks, Sky TV, wifi. Booking on line and rates on my website - kelsocottages.co.uk Perfect for fishing parties, hen parties or a base for exploring the Scottish Borders. Weekends or weeks. …see more
Garden Bank Cottage, near Kelso, is on an organic farm in the Scottish Borders. It has wonderful views across the Tweed valley.
A perfect cottage for fishermen and families. It has a wood burning stove, bbq, oil c / h, garden furniture and all weather tennis court. …see more