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.
This beautiful ground floor apartment is located in the exclusive Springfield Court development set within 8 acres of mature landscaped grounds and offers shared use of an outdoor swimming pool. Tastefully furnished to a high standard, this spacious apartment is within easy reach of sandy beaches and the village centre. Visit England 4 Star Rated …see more
Bwthyn Llys Twrog is a modern two bedroom Victorian barn conversion sleeping four people. With panoramic views across the Menai Straits the property is situated between Caernarfon and Porthmadog …see more
You might wonder at the name of this enchanting holiday cottage in the Langdale Valley, tucked away in the pretty village of Elterwater. Not many people know that Elterwater was once home to a gunpowder factory which used superior quality flint only found in the renowned local slate quarries. Curious guests will find out more at Ambleside Library, but all will be enchanted by the 'lode worlde' character of this wonderful holiday home, refurbished to provide modern creature comforts and spacious to accommodate large families or groups. At the gateway to the Langdale Valley, Elterwater village is a perfect location for soaking up the scenery, with walks in every direction and a warm welcome assured at the renowned Britannia Inn.
Accommodation in detail
Private parking for 3 cars close to the entrance. Enter via a Lakeland slate tiled hall to the dining room, with doors to garden and interesting beamed archway to the modern kitchen. Heated cloakroom for drying walking gear, shower room and WC. The living room oozes character with its Lakeland slate fireplace, inset woodburning stove, old oak beams and soft cushioned furnishings. Wood is provided and charged as used. Upstairs to the four bedrooms; 1 double, 1 double with extra single bed, 1 twin and 1 single. Excellent house bathroom with shower over bath.
This enchanting holiday home in the Langdale Valley takes a scenic, peaceful location; whether you wish to walk the Langdale Pikes, photograph the spectacular Langdale Valley or simply escape from the madding crowds, you'll find a blissful home from home here.
Elterwater village sits between Ambleside and Great Langdale. With so many gentle or challenging Lake District walks beginning from your door, you may never need to use your car. The small nearby Elterwater tarn is a delight to behold, and can be reached via a path from the Elterwater Inn - a quintessential Lake District pub serving great food and real local ale.
Only a short drive will take you to vibrant Ambleside village and the shores of Lake Windermere. There you'll find a sophisticated range of shops for stocking up the kitchen, acclaimed Lake District restaurants such as 'The Glass House' and Windermere Lake Cruises departing from Waterhead Pier providing a scenic route to Bowness and Lakeside!
Also nearby is Coniston water, the Lake District's third largest lake. There you'll find more opportunities for boating activities, perhaps discovering Peel Island - featured in Arthur Ransome's Swallows & Amazons as 'Wild Cat Island'.
A charming end of terrace thatched cottage, Grade II listed and built around 400 years ago. In the top settlement of Branscombe village a few seconds stroll from the Fountain Head Inn and 5 minutes by car to the beach. …see more
Charming 1 bedroom cottage in the heart of the popular coastal village of Crail. Close to all amenities in the village including convenience store, bank and eating places. St Andrews approx. 10 minutes drive. Pets welcome. …see more
April Cottage- a delightful 15th century Grade II Listed character cottage with woodburning stove, tucked away down a quiet, no through road in the north Cotswold village of Mickleton. Ideal for families. …see more
A unique 3 bedroom detached cottage Yr Hen banc ( The Old Bank) is situated close to all that Snowdonia has to offer - walking, mountain biking or fishing whilst a short drive ( 8 miles) will take you to the nearest beach......... …see more
Maes Glas is a 16th century detached stone cottage sleeping up six people, The cottage is in an elevated position 5 miles from Mallwyd and features a wealth of beams and character with an inglenook fireplace fireplace to relax by after a day's exploring …see more
Park Cottage is located in the pretty village of St Helens near Bembridge Harbour, the property itself is surrounded by fields and is ideal for family holidays in a rural area with access to the harbour and beaches of the area. …see more
Situated on the corner of Acland Hill and Allenhayes Road and within walking distance of the centre of town this ground floor apartment is bright, airy and comfortably furnished. The property has good views to Snapes Point and South Pool and has off stree …see more
One of four Cottages set in a private courtyard only a few paces from the busy Seahouses Harbour. An ideal base to explore the area, and return after a busy day to a cosy, well equipped cottage for two. Well behaved dog welcome. …see more
Quarterdeck Cottage is a lovely converted single storey farm building located in the grounds of the current owners own home. Located 1.5miles from the Kent village of Biddenden in an idyllic rural location. …see more
Narberth has probably the best selection of individual shops, restaurants, galleries, boutiques, and antique shops in Pembrokeshire.
The beaches at Amroth, Saundersfoot and Tenby are all within 10 miles
Llanon is a delightful coastal village situated between Aberaeron (5.5 miles) and Aberystwyth (11.5 miles).
There is plenty to do in the area with the Ceredigion Heritage Coastal path literally passing the front door.
This is a super detached barn style cottage, converted from a former period stable, and set on the edge of a farm. The farm is just on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Walberton, which itself lies a few miles west of the historic town of Arundel. …see more
Charming, very high standard, two bedroom end-of-terrace Mews cottage ideal as a self catering holiday rental for short breaks or longer holidays. The cottage sleeps 4 people comfortably and has its own dedicated car space(room for two cars). Excellent accommodation throughout. …see more
Wutley Cottage is a delightful little cottage in the picturesque village of Youlgreave. Its interior is lovely with its Farrow and Ball colours, quality furnishings, decor and drapes. It's set in a peaceful spot just a stroll from the local shops and village pubs. …see more
Follers cottage is a beautifully presented cottage located in the pretty downland village of Alfriston. The property sleeps up to 6 people in 2 bedrooms, and has been newly refurbished and furnished by the present owner.
The accommodation Change over day is Friday and arrival is 3 pm Departure 10 am. Linen and towels are provided. …see more
Situated in the centre of the sought after, picturesque village of Godshill, The New House is a spacious, modern, well equipped and attractively presented property - perfect for two families or larger groups …see more
This 17th century Westmorland 'longhouse' is what we'd describe as a dream Lake District holiday home. Elegantly refurbished to 5 star luxury, unforgettable for its 'olde worlde' charms and part of a picture-postcard rural scene - overlooking the lush Lyth Valley, a mile from the acclaimed Mason's Arms at Strawberry Bank only a few miles from the shores of Lake Windermere. Rich in character with old oak beams and deep silled windows, woodburning stove and pretty latch doors, the spacious accommodation provides ample breathing space for a family or even 3 couples. You'll find 3 stunning king-size bedroom suites, elegant dining space and plenty of corners for retreating with a good book - including garden, patio and pretty sun terrace.
Accommodation in detail
From the front entrance; entrance hall with cloakroom/4th WC and a landing with access to the rear patio. Dual aspect living room with flagged floors, woodburning stove and luxury leather furnishings. 2nd living / dining room, open plan to the kitchen, and with patio doors to a scenic patio. Upstairs to a scenic gallery landing / reading area and 3 king-size bedrooms with stunning bathrooms and superb views, particularly from the interesting hayloft bedroom. Outside you'll find pretty gardens, furnished patio and furnished sun terrace.
This luxury Lake District holiday cottage takes an enviable rural location; overlooking the serene Lyth Valley but still only a few miles from shops, restaurants, pubs and Lake District family attractions in Bowness.
To the east of Lake Windermere the Lyth Valley's peaceful landscapes provide a quieter alternative to the hustle bustle of popular Lake District holiday destinations such as Bowness and Ambleside. The valley is renowned for its wonderful walking, down quiet leafy lanes or up onto the fells to overlook Lake Windermere. The famous Gummers How walk begins only a short drive from your door and promises one of the finest lake views in the Lake District from its manageable summit. It's also perfectly followed by a meal at the Mason's Arms at Strawberry Bank - one of several acclaimed Lake District country pubs nestled in the valley.
For family entertainment, sophisticated shopping and lively nightlife you're only a few miles from Bowness village. You'll also find family entertainments such as the World of Beatrix Potter, mini golf by the lake, hire boats and row boats in the bay, and the opportunity to take a cruise on one of the Windermere Lake steamers. Windermere Golf Club is within easy reach on the outskirts of Bowness.
From your holiday cottage in the Lyth Valley, you'll easily explore the rest of the Lake District by joining up to the famously scenic A591 at Windermere village - just a couple of miles north of Bowness.
Wow! - we bet this will be your first word as you come up the drive, self catering accommodation in Northumberland, at its best. Location, Location, Location..... Nestling in the dunes under the Whinstone Crags on which perches the incredible Bamburgh Castle …see more
Fantastically located property for discovering the Norfolk Broads. Situated at Sutton Staithe nr Stalham. The boatyard provides boat or canoe hire. This property is ideal for anyone wanting to explore the Broads from a central location, sandy beaches are only 3 miles away, Stalham 1 mile, Wroxham & Horning 5 miles and Norwich just a short drive. …see more
Set in a quiet cul-de-sac within the walls of the medieval castle town of Conwy. Visit the castle or stroll around the town with it's delightful quayside,where you may buy your fresh fish or book a boat excursion. Llandudno and Snowdonia are a short drive …see more
Mayfield is a charming, sun-filled 3-bedroom Victorian cottage in a quiet, pretty street in the heart of Bembridge, with a sun-trap garden and a newly modernized, stylish and comfortable interior. …see more
A spacious end of terrace period cottage,recently re-decorated and furnished to a very high standard. In an elevated position in Beer, overlooking the village and 4 minutes walk down to the beach. …see more
Paphos detached cottage for 2 persons. WI-FI Sat TV and Own private pool. Pretty garden and lovely views. Paphos/beach 15 minutes drive. Bird spotting, Collared Flycatcher, rambling etc! Free range eggs/veg included. Vasilias Nikoklis Inn is a 20 minute pleasant walk.
Delightful cottage with original period features in the heart of Burford - the medieval market town affectionately referred to as the gateway to the Cotswolds. Fabulous spacious reception rooms, kitchen with AGA, huge open fires, two double bedrooms & large garden. …see more
Located 12 km from Oxford and 25 km from Banbury and on the edge of the Cotswolds region, Canal Road holiday cottage in Thrupp is ideally located for an individual or family looking for a base to stay in the Oxford area from one week to several months. …see more
These three beautiful converted barns enjoy an idyllic and peaceful location on a hillside with stunning views over the valley and beyond.
Golden Grove village with its historic mansion and deer park is about 1 mile from the cottages and Llandeilo, the ancient market t …see more