Get away from it all and enjoy the luscious scenery of a secluded countryside setting by booking one of these fabulous cosy holiday cottages. Choose from country cottages in England, tranquil gites in France and cottages in Wales with log fires and breathtaking views.
You may prefer to visit the splendid country of Ireland and stay in a traditional Irish cottage - enjoying long leisurely walks before soaking up the Celtic atmosphere in great local pubs. Alternatively, choose a Scottish lodge by a loch or in the mountains and relax as you marvel at the beauty of the great outdoors.
For the more adventurous, look further afield and enjoy the serenity of a country cottage in a hidden overseas location. Pick somewhere in a peaceful forest or mountain setting and enjoy long walks or energetic bike rides.
lovely 1850 s cottage in tranquil village setting in the peaceful village of buckland monachorum with its historic 14th century church this charming 1850s terraced cottage has been furnished and equipped to a lovely comfortable standard. It is situated a short stroll away from the village inn which serves good food. It is also a 4 minute drive to another equally lovely pub in the next pretty village of milton combe. With rugged dartmoor on your doorstep and devon and cornwall s beautiful and unspoilt beaches within easy reach you will find there is so much to do in this area. Enjoy some of the stunning moorland walks or you could visit local sheepstor and see the cottage and localities used in the film warhorse. There are golf courses horse riding coarse fishing and cycle hire available locally. Dog walkers are now welcome (new) to enjoy estate walks at the national trust buckland abbey estate (former home of sir francis drake a 4 minute drive). Also the newly acquired /opened cider house gardens close by (a 3 minute drive) are a haven of tranquillity. This property has an extensive range of events and workshops for all the family. Other national trust properties include cothele antony saltram lydford gorge and wembury / bovisand beaches are all within easy reach. Adjoining the village the garden house gardens and tearoom are easily walkable from the cottage and are a favourite of gardening t.V.presenters. The ancient market town of tavistock (voted best market town 2011) is charming with its covered market attractive shops and farmers markets. Plymouth (10 miles) offers a wide variety of restaurants and features the new fearnley whittingstall s river cottage restaurant and city shops but also has its historic barbican and hoe theatre royal and vue cinema complex as well as the national marine aquarium. Morwellham quay (featured in edwardian farm) the eden project whitsand bay and attractive seaside villages and beaches such as polperro and port isaac (featured in doc martin) are within easy reach. The accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 king size and 1 twin. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with woodburner (first basket of logs free) tv freeview dvd and cd. Kitchen/diner: lovely farmhouse-style with rayburn extra electric 4 ring hob with oven microwave/oven/grill washing machine and fridge/freezer. Outside: sheltered garden to the rear of the property approached via a few steps or rear slope next to the old dairy. Amenities: roadside parking with side lane allowing off-loading of luggage. Bed linen towels electric and central heating included. Stairgate available. 1 medium size dog welcome (must be kept in the kitchen.) regret no smoking. Additional info: the owners offer painting drawing classes and bread making classes by arrangement. Fresh eggs provided from their hens upon arrival and home grown seasonal produce can be picked from the owner s allotment. Free wi-fi powered by bt cloud is available at the pub at drake manor which is a stone s throw from the cottage. Location: beach 10 miles shop 2 miles pub in easy walking distance. …see more
- Enjoying sea views with private access to the sandy sheltered beach at Porthpean.
- 1 mile from Charlestown, via the South West Coast Path.
- Retaining much of its period charm.
- Traditionally furnished detached grade 2 listed house as... …see more
Bramley & Teal Holiday Cottages - Marram Cottage is a Self-Catering Holiday House in Camber Sands; Named after the grasses found on the dunes at Camber Sands; Weather boarded charming house with everything you need for a trip to the beach & rainy days entertainment! …see more
Detached bungalow (centre in photo) in most attractive setting beside the small pier and sandy beach at Ardmore, and about 300 yards from a shop/pub. It is situated between the little fishing village of Kilkieran and the village of Carna. …see more
Luxury group accommodation, perfect for families or up to 5 couples within 5 connected cottages surrounding a lovely rustic courtyard complete with hot tub. Within 15 miles from the coast & Hull for shopping, Westfield Country Park offers a little of everything! …see more
large detached farmhouse perfect for family get togethers this impressive partly thatched listed farmhouse features a medieval entrance hall complete with the original wooden panels dating back to the 15th century. The farmhouse is found down a private drive in the hub of an organic working farm and retains many of its original features with stonework and wooden beams. The local village of iddesleigh is 2 miles away and offers the award winning pub the duke of york where michael morpurgo the author of the acclaimed film war horse was first inspired to write the book sitting in front of the fire chatting with the first world war veteran and local man wilfred ellis. If you have time to venture further afield there are many local attractions within a short drive including dartmoor and exmoor with lynton and lynmouth to the north exmouth and sidmouth to the south and lovely beaches of bude and widemouth to the west. The big sheep the milky way rhs rosemoor gardens coarse fishing at stafford moor and dartington crystal are also a short drive. Cyclists and walkers are both well catered for in the area with the famous tarka trail within easy reach and farm walks. Leisure facilities: the patio area offers a private hot tub. Play facilities: children can enjoy the play area with swings slide and climbing frame. The first-floor accommodation can be accessed by two staircases offering six bedrooms: all with tv first staircase leads to large family bedroom with king-size and single bed 1 twin room. 1 king-size with en-suite bath shower and wc. This room is situated so that it can be accessed by both sides of the farmhouse via doors on each side of the room these can be open or closed depending on your party make-up. The second staircase takes you to 1 master bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with p bath shower over and wc and 1 further twin room. Downstairs you will find 1 large double (up one step) with quiet seating area perfect for the elderly or those needing added accessibility. Bathroom: up the first staircase with 3/4 bath quadrant shower and wc. Up the second staircase opposite the twin room with bath shower and wc. Downstairs large bathroom with large walk in shower and wc. Lounge: one step up into the first of 2 lounges offering tv dvd cosy woodburner and patio door to the garden. Stone flagged second entrance/snug with playstation books and games. The second lounge has tv dvd and woodburner. First basket of logs provided for woodburners. Kitchen: large farmhouse room with feature rayburn and range cooker fridge/freezer and microwave. Utility room: with dishwasher washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside: large enclosed garden and patio areas wrapping around the farmhouse with hot tub and children s play area bbq and garden furniture. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen towels electric and central heating included. Internet access available. Regret no smoking in the property however there is a small covered area in the courtyard at the back of the house for smokers. Regret no pets. Additional info: short breaks are welcome and are charged at 85% for 3 or 4 nights and 90% for 5 nights please ask for further details. Location: pub and shops 2 miles. Arrival: 4pm. Also owned by this owner is property code 1450b …see more
wing of 17th century farmhouse this larger than normal self-contained wing of a 17th century farmhouse is situated in the sedgemoor levels. A perfect base from which to explore places of interest such as the elegance of bath the city of wells with its famous cathedral glastonbury tor and abbey cheddar gorge and wookey hole. Stourhead and numerous national trust properties longleat and several sandy and dramatic coastlines are within easy reach. Also close by is the village of street which has an indoor and outdoor public swimming pool and is also home to the clarks outlet village where keen shoppers can pick up a bargain! the somerset levels are a wonderful walking cycling fishing and bird watching area a designated site of special scientific interest. The accommodation comprises three bedrooms: 1 large double with single bed 1 double room and 1 bedroom with 3 single beds one of which is 2 6 . Bathroom: with bath and wc. Shower room with wc. Additional shower and wc in the utility room. Lounge: large room with tv freeview dvd and french doors onto a patio. Second lounge has an inglenook fireplace with woodburner tv and can be used for reading watching another tv programme listening to the hi-fi or playing the piano. Kitchen/diner: large and well-equipped with electric cooker dishwasher microwave fridge freezer and food processor. Utility room: large with washing machine tumble dryer and fridge/freezer. Outside: patio and enclosed lawn garden. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen towels and electric included. Wi-fi available in the lounge. Central heating included in winter months (small charge in summer months if required). First basket of logs is included but coal is at extra cost. Regret no pets. Stairgate for small children. Additional info: advance grocery orders by arrangement. Location: beach 30 minutes riding 8 miles golf 6 miles shop and pub 2 miles. Arrival: 3pm. …see more
wonderful views across to mountain peaks of suilven and canisp in a secluded elevated location high above lochinver this charming detached cottage enjoys wonderful views over the water and the village to the surrounding magnificent mountain peaks. Lochinver lies at the centre of assynt an area of outstanding beauty where spectacular coastal roads lead past cliffs inlets sandy beaches and picturesque crofting villages. The main road leads inland to the unspoiled wilderness and nature reserves of sutherland north to cape wrath or south to ullapool. The surrounding area provides unrivalled climbing walking biking angling and ornithology. The cottage is on the edge of the village and the highland stoneware pottery are a short walk down the quiet lane while the main shops restaurants hotels harbour and visitor centre are less than a mile away on the other side of the bay. The accommodation offers three bedrooms: 1 double on the ground floor. 1 twin and 1 double with en-suite wc on the first floor. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc on first floor. Lounge/diner: with woodburner (logs provided) tv / freesat hi-fi. Kitchen: cooker microwave fridge/freezer and washing machine. Outside: enclosed grounds encompass several wooded acres with a sitting area lawn with play equipment tree house paths and viewpoint to fully appreciate the spectacular surroundings. Amenities: bed linen towels and electric included. Regret no pets. Regret no smoking. Additional info: regret no short breaks. Location: shops restaurants hotels within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm. …see more
'The Cottage' , a detached barn conversion on a farm, with lakes & excellent Coarse Fishing 3 miles from Holsworthy town and 8 miles from Bude beaches and the North Cornwall coast. Can take your dog on farm's 4 lakes/picnics. Woodland walks. …see more
The Hovel, at Windmill Hill near Hailsham is a beautifully decorated Sussex holiday cottage, set on a farm and surrounded by lovely countryside near to the South Downs National Park. This Sussex Weald holiday house has been beautifully converted. …see more
1 of 2 properties 40 acres estate. Perfectly located for those who require the peace and tranquillity of the countryside and yet still a short drive to a wealth of attractions including historic bath wookey hole cheddar gorge clarks village fleet air arm museum longleat safari park and the somerset coastline and beaches. Walk to the nearby druid stones which are older than stonehenge or if you prefer take a stroll to the village pub and sample local village life. Leisure facilities: try your hand at trout fishing. Outside: shared landscaped garden. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen electric and central heating included. Regret no pets. Location: pub walking distance shops 2.5 miles beach 25 miles 3 golf courses within 5 miles. Well furnished and equipped offering two bedrooms: 1 double with king-size pine bed and 1 twin (the cot fits easily into the twin bedroom when only one bed is being used). Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with tv. Kitchen: with cooker microwave fridge and washing machine. …see more
Horseshoe Cottages is a beautiful, cosy Cotswold stone cottage, in the heart of the picturesque village of Lower Swell, just a mile away from Stow-on-the-Wold. Roaring log burner, large garden and inviting feel. SPECIAL OFFERS: LATE BOOKING DISCOUNTS & EARLY BIRD DEALS! …see more
on the quieter Pentire side of Newquay, 200 yards from Fistral Beach (beach caf', surf school) and the coastal footpath, a spacious, modern three-storey townhouse with lovely long, uninterrupted views over the beach and out to sea …see more
This 2 bedroom property overlooks Ferry Marina in Horning, perfect all year round for fishing and close to all local amenities. Teal Lodge is very well appointed and is a real home from home. Relax on the balcony and watch the world go on around you. …see more
Ty Watton sleeps 6, an idyllic pretty welsh stone cottage down a private lane beside a stream near Talybont-on-Usk in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Beside Taff Trail for walking and Mountain Bikes. Reservoir Fishing. Bird Reserve. Waterfalls. …see more
close to saunton beach with 3 beach passes included this delightful and spacious cottage dating from the 16th century is situated a short distance from the sandy beach at saunton. Uniquely situated in the heart of an area of conservation and a protected biosphere reserve incorporating both beach and burrows which allows for miles of walking. This property which is 1 of 4 onsite was originally the old shippen barn to the main farmhouse and linked cottages one of which is mentioned in the domesday book. The cottage is full of charm with exposed beamed ceilings wooden floors thick wooden latch doors and white-washed walls yet offers all modern conveniences. Located in one of north devon s most popular areas with the close proximity of many beaches making it an ideal location to enjoy the stunning coastline. Woolacombe and croyde are within easy reach known worldwide on the surfing scene. Saunton is fast becoming one of the most beautiful beaches in the area. Croyde offers pubs shops and ruda holiday park with swimming/splash pool. Walkers will be in their element with braunton burrows being virtually right on their doorstep along with saunton s 18 hole championship golf course. The regional centre of barnstaple is 7 miles away and offers a theatre cinema and high street shops. Other attractions close by include national trust s arlington court and watermouth castle. The accommodation offers: two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin both with velux windows and sloping ceilings. Bathroom: with bath shower attachment over and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan with tv/dvd and wi-fi available. Kitchen area: electric cooker hob fridge washing machine and microwave. Outside: enclosed garden to the front of the property with garden seating and bbq. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. 1 dog welcome. Additional info: included in the cottage rental are beach passes for saunton beach putsborough beach and braunton burrows. Location: beach 2 minute drive or 20 minute walk (partly on main road) pubs and shops 1 mile. …see more
An elegant 155 sg.m house with hot tub, fireplace and sleeping arrangements for 6-8 people located only 50 minutes away from Reykjavík.
Within a 30 minutes driving distance you have a swimming pool, Gullfoss, G …see more
- Charming 18th century end of terrace house retaining many of its period features
- In the centre of the colourful village of Cawsand on the Rame Peninsula
- Parking is in the pay and display village car park about 500 yards away
- Set... …see more
- few minutes from the coastal path
- lovely country views overlooking cot valley
- attractive detached granite cottage
- set in the farming hamlet of bosorne
- small lobby and central hallway
- spacious sitting room wit... …see more
Formerly a fishing port, the harbour at Ballyvaughan is now mainly used for pleasure craft and sporting activities.
The village lies at the edge of the Burren region on the Southern shore of Galway Bay. …see more
This delightful 17th century grade 2 listed cottage in far Sawrey has retained many of its original features, low doorways, beams, traditional slate floors and panelling all add to the undoubted charm of this “hidden gem”.
- Set in the picturesque fishing village of Mousehole
- Comfortable accommodation comprises the entire ground floor of a traditional terraced fishermans cottage
- Double bedroom has a 5ft kingsize bed and painted natural ... …see more
perched on the hill in Maidencombe, just off the A379 and ½ mile from the beach, a well-equipped detached bungalow close to the Coast Path and with outstanding views along the coast to Hope's Nose and inland towards Dartmoor …see more
Haven Court is a landmark development of spacious flats on thepeninsula at the junction of Banks& Panorama Rds, opposite Ferry Way.With garage and some forecourt parking, the block is situated in a prime location with immediate access to the ferry service
I like cottages like Hendy. Properties with real character and a real history. Sitting in a slightly elevated position the cottage looks out over Cardigan Bay and the Llyn Peninsula the cottage provides a great base for people wanting to explore this part of Snowdonia. …see more
Bridge View is a pretty semi- detached cottage set in a beautiful garden with millpond and stream close by. It has lovely views down the Vale of Esthwaite and is set in a wonderful peaceful location only a short walk from the village. …see more
a mile from Aveton Gifford, 300 yards down a tree-lined track off a lane, three very special places to stay within handsome former farm buildings: an airy converted barn (L248), a barn converted into a gallery (L191) overlooking meadows and a remarkable Grade II listed former music room (L249) …see more