Stay near a loch or lake on your next holiday and discover the true meaning of getting away from it all. Whatever the weather, staying in one of these cottages, farmhouses or other rural retreats will lift your spirits and help you completely unwind and relax.
Visit Scotland for breathtaking panoramic views of the Scottish Highlands and Lowlands – you could stay near Loch Lomond, Loch Ness or one of the 600+ other lochs. Or wake up to the tranquillity of Windermere in the Lake District, the valleys and llyns,of Wales or the many lakes dotted around France, Italy and Spain.
Lakes and lochs make great bases for activity holidays. You could have a go at fishing or get out onto the water by going kayaking or windsurfing. Mostly nestled inside pretty valleys, the surrounding area is almost always ideal for hiking and mountain biking too.
Traditional holiday cottage in idyllic Grange in Borrowdale. Grange makes a superb base for a walking holiday in maginificent mountain scenery. The cottage has 3 bedrooms with a kingsize double bedroom, a large room with two singles and a third single for up to 5 people The cottage has a lovely patio garden enjoying stunning views of the village and the Fells.
Self catering cottage within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, suitable for couples wanting to get away for a secluded break. Short breaks welcomed.
We are well placed to explore this scenic area. Outdoor sporting activities abound with walking, cycling, go …see more
A converted 16th century farmhouse, this house offers a unique opportunity to stay in a listed, traditional Lakeland home. The property retains some rare original features such as oak panelling between the bedrooms, whilst having the benefit of modern comforts. Set within a working farm, stunning walks from the doorstep, Bowness and its facilties only 1.5 miles away. …see more
Facilities of the campsite: large, nice water park with 3 water slides and two pools (27 at 25 yards) and open from late June to early september.Of course you can also swim in the Lake. Tenniscourt, tramploine, playground, restaurant and supermarket in high season. …see more
Situated in the beautiful village of Garrigill in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, on the Pennine Way and C2C Cycle Route, The Old Smithy is an ideal base for walkers, cyclists or anyone who wants to get away from it all. Booking options 3 nights Fri, Sat - Sunday; 4 nights ; Mon, Tue,Wed,-Thurs
A discount may apply for couples. …see more
Frostrow View is truly a peaceful and restful hideaway with fabulous views. It nestles in the conservation area at the heart of the quaint National Park town of Sedbergh and is the ideal base to explore the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales National Parks. …see more
this 2 bedroom house is only 5 mins walk from the beach and golf club and less from silloth itself.it has parking on the front for1 car .the whole house has been newly decorted from top to bottom . rear enclosed back yard .high chair , baby bath and cot bed available. Fully tiled shower room upstairs,bus stops outside large selection of books dvds and board games for all ag …see more
Self catering cottage with extensive views, suitable for walkers, own grounds including orchard, quiet and relaxing, ample car parking space, dogs allowed, electricity included, convenient for South Lakeland, competitive rates, short breaks available outside main season It should be noted that the stairs are slightly steeper than normal (see picture in photo gallery) …see more
Beautiful cottage in idyllic setting, close to all amenities. Surrounded by mountains, Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal and centrally located in the village of Fort Augustus. A perfect base to explore the Highlands. Suitable for people with impaired mobility. …see more
If it’s the Lake District you want but not the crowds, then Bluebell Cottage could be for you. Located just outside of Penrith in the village of Ousby, the cottage is within half an hour of Ullswater and just 20 miles from Keswick. The local pub is 100 yards away. …see more
Only minutes walk from Loch Lomond, this Visit Scotland 4-star cottage comfortably sleeps up to 6 people in 3 bedrooms. The cottage is ideal for those looking to enjoy the numerous outdoor pursuits available or those who want to relax and enjoy the splendid scenery. Stunning views can be enjoyed from the front deck while the rear deck is ideal for BBQ's. …see more
Challan Hall Mews is a peaceful and private location within an area of outstanding natural beauty. It is very close to the Lake District and also the historic city of Lancaster and within easy reach of Kendal and the picturesque town of Kirby Lonsdale. Ideal for nature lovers or those just wanting to get away from it all and relax in beautiful surroundings. …see more
You're literally on the lake's shore with a relaxing private beach. Our view of Lago di Garda is literally unbeatable and is waiting for friendly guests who want to enjoy this absolutely adorable place! Car advised. …see more
ARRAN LODGE IS FAMILY FRIENDLY WITH LARGE SECURE GARDEN RUNNING DOWN TO THE RIVER. BALCONY AND OUTDOOR SEATING AREAS. HOT TUB, BBQ, DISABLED FRIENDLY. FRESHLY DECORATED. NEW BEDS, TOWELS AND LINEN PROVIDED. FREE WI-FI. FULL SKY PACKAGE..ACCEPTS WELL BEHAVED PETS PLAY ROOM WITH TABLE FOOTBALL, DARTS. CRAFT KITS & PAINTS FOR RAINY DAYS. INDOOR PLAY ROOM WITH GAMES & TOYS …see more
Sleeps 4, 1 bedroom apartment. Costa del Sol inland, Anduaucia, Axarquia, east of Malaga, 40 minutes from airport, 20 minutes from Mediterranean at Torre del Mar. Situated close to the Lake Vinuela, local villages of Puente Don Manuel, Alcaucin Cannillias CHECKOUT OUR NEW LISTING NEXT DOOR 4509942 THREE BEDROOM LUXURY VILLA OWN POOL AND TERRACE PARKING IN 5000M2 …see more
Arthur´s Vineyard is an ideal location for a family holiday or for a group of friends who wish to relax in comfort. The elevated position lets you enjoy the panoramic views from the villa. Ideal location for beach, skiing and days out to visit Granada, Ronda Cordoba Child and baby beds/cots available
There is an allowance for electricity if the allowance (excess charged) …see more
Oak beams, log fire, four-poster bed, fully equipped kitchen with microwave, electric storage heating. Bathroom with electric shower over bath. Bed-linen, towels & heating included. Flat screen TV with DVD player. Stereo radio with CD player. Guests love to get cosy in front of our multi-fuel stove. Initial supply of logs and coal provided. …see more
Eamont Bridge is a lovely friendly village offering tranquinity just outside Penrith. There are two pubs in the village which sell excellent ale and home made food.
Excellent base for you to explore the Lakes, pennines, Scottish borders. VISIT BRITAIN 4 STAR GOLD AWARD …see more
VARENNA ON LAKE COMO APARTMENT FOR SHORT LETS - EXPO 2015 1h train
This house is particularly appreciated for its very front lake position and everything walking distance (train, ferry, bars, restaurants, beach). …see more
Located just a few minutes' walk from the stunning Falls of Foyers and fantastic views over Loch Ness, Monty's is a traditional cottage with a contemporary interior: luxury bedding, Wifi, Sky, and all essential appliances. Much more than your average Highlands rental... The nearest pub is within walking distance past the Falls; the Dores Inn and beach are a short drive away. …see more
There is something for everyone from walking in the hills, road and mountain biking, fishing the rivers and lochs, water sports, golf Scotland's best courses (Ryder Cup 2014 at Gleneagles!), visit the castles, shopping and don't forget the safari park and more for kids! See the visitscotland.co.uk website for accreditation details.
SIlverwood is a modern, very well-equipped lodge set in peaceful surroundings just 4 miles from the stunning scenery around Ullswater, with free Wi-fi, a woodburning stove, enclosed decking and parking for 2 cars. We also have a guest book with many excellent reviews. An ideal year round base for families/couples in a quiet setting. Not suitable for groups/late night parties …see more
The apartment is located in La Morra, in a tiny building beautifully renovated. Very quiet apartment for 4 guests, just moments from the Langhe wineries, shops, restaurant and rural walkings. The good size leaving area overlooks the Langhe landscape. …see more
Twenty Queen Street is a fabulous Georgian Townhouse in South Lakeland, beautifully renovated and luxuriously furnished, 5 * rated (Visit Britain), with sauna, 15 mins drive to Windermere.
" the best this year " Sally Shalam The Guardian 2011 Located in historic market town of Ulverston it's close to many family Lakeland attractions. …see more
Enjoying a superb rural setting in an elevated location with delightful views of the Pennines, Lake District Fells in the distance and the famous Settle to Carlisle railway line. Sycamore Cottage is a superb barn conversion, retaining many original features. …see more
Barn Cottage is a quiet and peaceful rural holiday retreat in the Lake District National Park. It is an 18th century barn specifically converted to accommodate 2 people in comfort. The setting has spectacular views of Lakeland Fells. Visitors are attracted back year after year by the wildlife, including red squirrels and birds. Free WiFi …see more
Beautiful house boat in the city centre of Amsterdam. The best place to be in Amsterdam. Living in the middle of the city at the water. It's perfect for couples, friends or a family. It a very nice spot for children and for everybody a complete new experience! …see more
In the hearth of Menaggio, tastefully decorated apartment overlooking the 'Piazza', living room, balcony with view, kitchen corner, 2 bedrooms, one with en suite bathroom, bathroom. Supermarkets, ferry boat, bus stop + many other facilities are all at walking distance. …see more
In villa of age with a park, two-minutes walking distance from the centre of Stresa, on the lakeside, with private beach. Quiet location surrounded by a closed-in secular park. Well-equipped apartment, with uncovered parking space, terrace for outdoor dining. Stresa is a great place for your relax, lake, mountains, shopping for an unforgettable holiday …see more
Fantastic central location away from noisy areas, the town centre just a few steps away, Large garage and GUARANTEED PARKING, many locally attractions available. A modern townhouse with livingroom balcony. Leisure Facilities nearby, pay per round golf available locally. A superb holiday location, great for couples, fab for families, let #18 be your holiday home in the lakes! …see more
Charming old cottage in Kirkby Lonsdale.
Tastefully decorated and well appointed, Fairbank is just a minutes walk from the lively town centre.
River and countryside walks from the doorstep
Visit us at www.fairbankholidays.blogspot.co.uk.
Perfect location for those who want to explore West Cumbria and to see a quieter side to the lakes. Very close to St Bees beach, La'al Ratty Railway and Muncaster Castle to name but a few.
Free Wifi, Electric heating & power included. Ground floor: Kitchen & Shower room
Lounge (with stairway to)First Floor
Master bedroom, Twin bedroom …see more
Luxury 2 bed, 2 bathroom self catering cottage with unspoilt country views but within walking distance of Kirkby Lonsdale. An ideal base to explore the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. With free use of leisure facilities including swimming pool, gym & sauna Also includes SKY HD, SKY Sports and wifi …see more
The apartment, located in a pedestrian area, gives you a unique chance of staying in a beautiful historical 18th century palace. Wifi facilities available - guests must pay for connection (€1 per day - €20 per month) …see more
Lake Como is renowned for its lake front villas and natural beauty. Long a fashionable holiday destination with grand hotels, picturesque villages, and breathtaking views, Lake Como offers an arresting blend of relaxed lifestyle, and international cachet. By making use of local transport options no car is required.
Visit our website: www.HolidayLakeComo.com …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
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
A 17th century mansion, recently renovated with luxurious furnishings, with intimate garden and spa in a small exclusive baroque village overlooking lake Orta. Indoor pool with hydro jets, Turkish bath, privacy, stunning views. Brand new renovation.
Close to Milan Malpensa International Airport …see more
The lovely apartment is located in the historical center of Brienno, a small village on the beautiful and famous Lake of Como. The property has been converted from an old mill and finely restored
Located in the heart of the Hills of Monferrato this farm has been renovated and made into a single unique dwelling with multiple living quarters where you can host and entertain yourself, your family, your friends.
Truffles, wine and Monferrato's best countryside!
Pets and kids are allowed and welcomed! Smoking is partially allowed indoor. Fully allowed outdoor.
Centrally situated within the village the cottage is an ideal base from which to explore Loch Ness and the Highlands of Scotland.
There is great opportunities to participate in both summer and winter activities, including walking, climbing, fishing, cycling, boating. …see more
Harney Peak enjoys a fabulous Lake District location and offers 4 Star Gold Award rated self catering accommodation. High standards and many personal touches create a true 'home from home' that is appreciated by guests who return year after year. …see more