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.
Just 2 weeks of summer holidays available. Sleeps 8, perfect for family & group holidays. Large, enclosed rear garden, plenty of off road parking and a short walk to the pub, beach and coast path. The perfect location for surfers, walkers, adventurers and families. This property will be available from the 19th July, it will be newly furnished ready for your stay. …see more
Outstanding new build, architect designed, 4 star self catering cottage in excellent central location near Linlithgow, and finished and furnished to a very high standard. Perfect central location for exploring Scotland. …see more
The flat is in a fantastic festival location. A gorgeous period property with many original features. It offers a spacious open plan layout which is ideal for larger groups and families. Facilities include a large TV with a DVD player and wireless broadband. …see more
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
You will enjoy your holiday in Scotlands top holiday destination in this newly refurbished, fully equipped, one bedroomed self-catering wheelchair accessible apartment, sleeping 2 + cot. close to the beach with panoramic views of Lamlash Bay, Isle of Arran Scotland Enjoy golf on 1 or all of the 7 courses, walking, climbing,fishing,, photography, relaxing all are possible+ …see more
Stunning 2 bedroom apartment right in the popular seaside village of Llangrannog. less than 100 metres from the beach, shop and restaurants, fully equipped with everything needed for your holiday, including WiFi and SKY TV. Sleeps up to 5. One Small well behaved Dog negotiable, subject to a £20.00 charge. Please contact owner on 07742672858 …see more
The Dell of Abernethy has six self catering holiday cottages and a Georgian guest lodge which sit within safe secluded grounds on the edge of the Abernethy Forest, 1 mile from the centre of Nethy Bridge, within the Cairngorm National Park. A labyrinth of peaceful forest tracks lead out from the Dell providing great walking & biking opportunities. …see more
Chapel Cottage provides the ideal accommodation in a perfect location for a unique holiday experience in the picturesque valleys, coombes, woodlands and moorland of Exmoor National Park - part of England; but ANOTHER WORLD; the last outpost of historic rural England. …see more
One of the finest apartments in the development in The Clarence, Royal William Yard, a stunning south west facing waterfront triplex with sea views from every room, professionally interior designed and furnished home. …see more
Luxury Self Catering Holiday Accommodation in Winchester close to all amenities. Includes Hot Tub & Gym, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, lounge/diner, fully equipped kitchen, free wifi, gardens, bbq, off road parking and electrical hook-up facility for motor home or caravan. A minimum of a 2 night stay is required and prices start from £125 per night. …see more
Places to visit include the Royal Burgh of Dornoch just 14 miles south of Brora . The historic town has many fine buildings including the 13th century cathedral, a bishop's palace (now the Castle Hotel), courthouse, and old town jail. The Dornoch Jail cashmere store is charming and well worth a visit. …see more
Superior sellf-catered accommodation.Close to Aberystwyth, Devil's Bridge and the Cambrian mountains. Enclosed private garden. Beautiful rural iews. Totally private. Jacuzzi. Washer-dryer provided free of charge. Free wi-fi. Flat screen satellite tv. Pets welcome. Cot and high chair available. Stabling or paddock available by prior arrangement. …see more
Retreat for two, deep in countryside north of Helford River.19th century stables conversion with original arched openings - and an architect designed cedar extension. Space, quality, luxury, log fire, big bed, comfy sofa, patio garden, birdsong and stars. Handy for rambling, coastal walks and water sports, Falmouth, Helford River, Lizard, both coasts. …see more
Stone-built traditional farmhouse, ideal for families and dogs, very spacious with separate dining room, kitchen (with Rayburn) and sitting room (with inglenook fireplace and log fire), private enclosed garden with picnic table & BBQ, large wildlife grounds, free WiFi Award-winning pub only two minutes walk. Ideal base to explore Exmoor and North Devon & Somerset coast. …see more
The property has stunning countryside views, please view the property on Google street view at TR130RW. The county town of Truro is approximately 35 miutes drive away and the coastal towns of St Ives, Penzance and Falmouth are between 25 and 30 minutes drive. Croft View is ideally situated for those who enjoy peace and quiet combined with countryside/coastal walks. …see more
Amazing, light & bright 1 bedroom apartment in EDINBURGH with CASTLE VIEWS from the balcony - Perfect central location for exploring the city foot - Off the GRASSMARKET, in the heart of the Old Town Ideal for tourists - a home away from home in the midst of Edinburgh's major tourist attractions! …see more
Enjoy spectacular views from this clifftop cottage accommodating up to 6 holiday makers in comfort. Most of its accommodation is on the first floor to take advantage of the stunning views. It is close to the beach and the South West Coastal footpath passes the front …see more
The Pines is perfect for a relaxing holiday and also has the added benefit of being 5 minutes from the beautiful Mudeful Quay and Avon Beach.
There is so much to do during your stay in Mudeford. …see more
Rural village, character 18th century stable block conversion, close to countryside, coast and city, local angling and walking available, dogs welcome, sleeps 4, close to Lincoln, Woodhall Spa, Horncastle and Coningsby. Visit Britain 4 star equipment and furnishings. …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.
A well equipped & homely 3 bedroomed cottage in the town of Fishguard. Well located for exploring the beautiful north and west coasts of Pembrokeshire. Children & baby friendly. 2 double & 1 twin bedrooms.Downstairs cloakroom. Bike storage. Short breaks available. WIFI. …see more
Pretty 4 star cottage in village setting for 2. Gardens and summer-house. Peaceful off road location. Ideal for exploring the Quantock Hills, Brendon Hills, Exmoor, plus the West Somerset and North Devon coastlines. Stogumber village has a PO and shop, White Horse Inn, Church and West.Somerset.Steam.Railway Station nearby. …see more
This 300 year old cottage is one of four in a peaceful, rural spot ½ a mile from village (shops & pub). Comfortable and well furnished it works well for couples or a family of 3 (2nd bedroom suits a child). Gardens, meadow, lakes, fishing and tennis. Beaches 10 miles. …see more
Located close to an award winning High Street, the salmon-rich River tweed, mountain biking and GO APE at Glentress Forest and mile upon mile of stunning countryside, this charming self catering property provides the perfect base for exploring this lovely area. Secure bike storage available
One bedroom apartment in Dornoch square with the cathedral and historic buildings a stones throw away.
The town is right on your doorstep and has a selection of good restaurants, pubs and shops.
Five minute walk to the famous Royal Dornoch Golf course and beach …see more
You will enjoy full use of the 3 acre gardens. There is nearby access to footpaths that lead you onto the beautiful Malvern Hills. The towns of Worcester, Gloucester, Cheltenham and Hereford are within easy striking distance which makes Leamington Court the perfect base Deep in the heart of Elgar country, you will experience the countryside and hills which inspired his music. …see more
Modern 2 bed apartment, comprising of comfortable accommodation and breathtaking surroundings. Only a 2 minute walk to the beach with easy access to the millennium coastal path, Machynys golf club and spa and Pembrey country park. …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.
4 * Visit England. Pretty holiday cottage quietly situated in Bleadon Village 3 miles south of Weston super Mare. With its own postoffice/village shop and coffee shop also three places to eat without the need to drive. Plus a childrens play area and even a croquet lawn. …see more
Mill Cottage is lovely and comfortable, offering Gold standard accommodation, in an outstandingly beautiful, central Lakes location, surrounded by high mountains. Exposed beams, pitched rafters and wood-burning stove add to the charm of this loved well-equipped cottage. Developed to a high 4-star standard, emphasis is placed on quality of fittings, furnishings and equipment. …see more
Five extremely spacious and comfortable apartments in a beautifully converted Georgian mansion. Carefully located in a sheltered position overlooking the Firth of Clyde. www.ardencraig.org.uk
Visit Scotland 4* rating …see more
Sea Views, Large garden, Beach, Bars, restaurants and tea rooms, 1 hour from Edinburgh. Course fishing, fly fishing
Ideal for walkers, Diving. St Abbs National Trust Nature Reserve, Coldingham sands, cliff top walks, countryside walks Beautifully modernised, cosy cottage with panoramic views over the sea at Coldingham Bay.
Expect a warm welcome. Borders people are very friendly. Enjoy the slower pace of life from a comfortable base. Scenery, star-gazing, access to a city, history & heritage, outdoor pursuits - all from here! Heating, electricity & linen/towels all included in the price. Free WIFI. …see more
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
Stunning one bedroom apartment outskirts of the town with fantastic views overlooking the river and Rye Harbour Nature Reserve free and has allocated parking. Within easy walking access to the medieval town of Rye. Train station, buses and shops within walking distance. Variety of restaurants, coffee and tea shops. …see more
This very cosy cottage, recently renovated and refurbished, is situated in a beautiful part of Wales. There are fantastic views and walks within a stone's throw of the cottage. No need to use the car. Your feet, and public transport will take you to fabulous places. …see more
.Log burner,wood beams, stone flagged floors. Plenty of old character, but full of modern style. Range cooker and Dishwasher. Although compact we have two bathrooms ensuite and an extra loo in the Utility.. Well behaved dogs are very welcome. Parking space available. Access is via a quirky stone footpath that can be slippery at times....... …see more
Warwick Lodge is located in St Merryn Park which offers a small shop, tennis courts and pub facilities. It is one mile from St Merryn which hosts several good restaurants, shops plus fish and chip restaurant. Padstow is 3 miles away. …see more
Just 2 minutes walk from Porth's fantastic family beach on the east of Newquay this lovely well equiped apartment has off street parking. Very comfortable for four people this is the perfect holiday home for families, surf enthusiasts, walkers, golfers and tourists. Because the apartment is in a residential area we cannot accept bookings from groups of young people. …see more
A comfortable, modernised fisherman's cottage in the conservation village of St Abbs on the Berwickshire coast. Peaceful location with harbour, sandy beach, birdwatching, walking and diving available. Ideal for families. Separate enclosed garden with seaview. …see more
Ideal for Burghley Horse trials. Close to Stamford, Uk's best place to live 2013. Rutland Water is close by with walks, cycle hire, sailing and nature spotting. 1 hour to London on the train from Peterborough.
Stabling and turn out available for horses at extra cost. If you require stable, turn out or manège rental, please contact us . …see more
Apple Tree Cottage, Braunton. Spacious period terraced house sleeping 4 plus travel cot. Central village location. Easy access to Saunton Sands, Braunton Burrows, The Tarka Trail and the National Trust headland of Croyde and Baggy Point. Short drive from Exmoor. …see more
Situated in the tranquil village of Buckton at the heart of the beautiful heritage coast, 1.5miles from the world famous RSPB centre on Bempton Cliffs. Enjoy your stay in a superb, stylish, modern one bedroom self-catering cottage, for the discerning couple or friends. Grafters Den will be available from April 2014. …see more
Larger than average 1 bedroom mid 19th century Barn conversion, a 'home from home' with log fire. Ideally located for walking and cycling from the door - let the car have a holiday. Shops, cafes and pubs serving locally produced food all within stumbling distance. Popular tourist area - Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton, Castleton ,Alton Towers …see more
Beautiful holiday cottage on edge of Scottish Highlands and in the heart of the Scottish Malt Whisky Trail. Being family friendly, disabled friendly and pet friendly, it is suitable for a range of holiday guests, providing a comfortable, relaxing holiday home haven. FAMILY FRIENDLY; DISABLED FRIENDLY; PET FRIENDLY …see more
Guests are welcome to explore the 13 acre grounds which include a mid 17th century a hurst-frame mill with now redundant working parts although the machinery is still in situ. The race and weir have survived and are surrounded by beautiful walkways There is no mobile phone reception. There is a landline which takes incoming and local outgoing calls. …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. Rare breed sheep graze our fields and our chickens provide you with free range eggs. …see more
Ground floor apartment in beautiful seaside Victorian Villa. Wonderful walks. Stunning views. Conservation Area above an unspoilt Welsh village. Internet but no TV. Therapeutic breaks for rest and recuperation. Can be booked daily for £60 per day if 5 days or less. Low cost, nature based holiday. May be rented by the night at £60 per night. …see more