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.
Dragons' Den is a recent conversion of the village Post Office that served the village for over 50 years .... with oodles of character, cosy, welcoming & well equipped.
We are tucked away in a beautiful rural setting but only a few miles from junction 36 of the M6. …see more
Spacious with lovely views, located down a quiet lane in beautiful Eskdale, the hidden jewel in the English lake district National Park. Shop, Inns & narrow gauge railway all close by. Cleaned by the owners. Ideal area for enjoying the great outdoors without the crowds! Short breaks available throughout the year.
Discount of £40 for booking 2 weeks.
Lowest prices in Eskdale! …see more
King sized bed. Lake District, Kendal, Character cottage. Walking holidays. Romantic breaks. Sleeps 6. New for summer 2014. 50 inch TV. Separate dining room, lounge and kitchen. Town centre location. Close to lots of restaurants, leisure centre and Brewery Arts Centre. Kendal is a market town on the edge of the Lake District. It is only 8 miles from Windermere. Wake the lakes …see more
Listen to the waves lapping up to the patio wall or watch the children playing on the beautiful miles of sand directly outside the property while enjoying a glass of wine on the glass surrounded balcony.
4 acres of forest as well as a beautiful beach - spectacular! WEEKLY BOOKINGS ARE SUNDAY TO SUNDAY …see more
Guests have full access to the house and gardens and can access the beach via stairs to the front of the property. Should you wish to arrange a party please contact the owners regarding advance decorationg prior to your arrival, we can also assist with firework displays Large lounge with panoramic views only 10 ft from the waters edge, quality family pub/ restaurant close by ! …see more
Dent is set in the stunning, secluded valley of Dentdale which is central to the most picturesque areas of the Dales and The Lake District. Dent retains a real feel of the past with its quaint cobbled streets and whitewashed stone cottages. Dent also boasts its own brewery, cafes, heritage centre, two pubs, post office and cafes. …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
A well-equipped romantic hideaway or small family home on the edge of the beautiful Lake District National Park. The cottage is close to the microbrewery and CAMRA award-winning pub in the village. Ulverston is 10 minutes away, a lovely bustling market town. Peaceful, comfy, local pub, wi-fi, walk from the door, yet 15 minutes from a large supermarket & bowling …see more
Luss Cottages are ideally suited for anyone wishing to tour the Highlands or enjoy our local amenities which include fishing,hill walking and climbing. There are a few well respected golf courses inthe area including the World famous Loch Lomond and the new Carrick The Village hosts a water taxi service to Balloch on the south of the loch and cruises to the Islands . …see more
Secluded and private self-contained cottage at Loch Lomond, on the banks of the River Leven with the loch only 10 minutes walk away.
Trains every 30 minutes to Glasgow with the station only minutes away.
25km from Glasgow city centre or 15km from Glasgow airport. …see more
Ideal for walking groups, cyclists, families, short breaks. Located in the beautiful, peaceful Eden Valley, only 20 minutes drive to the Northern Lake District, Ullswater, Pooley Bridg, Glenriding, Hadrian's wall, Heritage places, Gretna Green and the Scottish Border Please be aware the wifi is slow in this rural location - advise that you bring 3G/ mobile for emergencies …see more
Mary Meadows is a traditional lakeland barn conversion, offering character and charm whilst providing all the comforts of modern living. It is ideally suited for families, two couples wishing to stay together or for one couple looking for a romantic getaway. …see more
Close to centre of Coniston village and amenities, approx 1/2 mile from Coniston Water. Private on site parking, 4 bedrooms (1 x twin 1 x double), private garden, owner maintained. Included in the price all gas, electricity, bed linen and towels. Free Wi-Fi Fully fitted kitchen, private parking, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, lounge, dining room, Sky+, true bungalow, …see more
Within Seasons Whitbarrow village, this modern "upside down" built cottage is perfect for family holidays.
The area offers natural beauty, ideal for families, also the leisure complex with swimming pool, kiddies pool,steam room, sauna n, gym no extra charge No 12 is an end cottage therefore benefiting the extra windows upstairs giving more light
A CAR IS NEEDED …see more
La Lombarda Short Let Apartments Stresa are modern, elegant, and comfortable. Staying here you have every advantage of being in the very heart of Stresa, close to everything, yet with a quiet, spacious home of your own to return to. …see more
Semi detached cottage with own attractive garden close to the centre of the Lake District village of Coniston. Beechgrove has everything you could wish for a real "home from home".Private parking for 2 cars, included in the price is all gas/electricity/bed linen/towels Ideal for family or friends, all rooms on ground level, 1 x twin bedded room, 1 x double bedroom, parking …see more
Authentic Spanish house with private pool set in very peaceful location nestled amongst the mountains. Close to local amenities and village life, easily accessible to seaside resorts and Lake Vinuela. Internet connection and wood burner for cooler months. No neighbours Private, secluded, no neigbours, pool, rustic, beautiful and relaxing views, sunny positioning. …see more
The apartment of 70 mq is placed in the historical center of Verbania Intra, a lively town in the heart of Lake Maggiore that with its shops, squares, restaurants and pubs is the ideal place where to spend some time shopping and relaxing. …see more
Casa San Martino è la possibilità di sentirvi a casa, vivendo una vacanza lontano dalla folla, vicino alla natura e immersi in uno dei panorami più belli del mondo. La sua ubicazione è un'ottima base per vivere il Lago di Como. …see more
A large detached lakeland stone house sleeping six which is ideal for families. FREE wireless internet access included. All bedrooms have their own TVs. Although we let it out, it's our home too!
Just off the town centre with its many restaurants, pubs and shops... Detached House with Parking Space - Great for Families or Groups - FREE wi-fi - Wood Burner …see more
An idyllic setting, generous spaces, a spacious garden, practical equipment, comfortable furniture, pleasant lighting and coupled it with a civic approach: wheelchair access, recuperation of rain water, local raw material, Class A or A+ electrical appliances and lights. …see more
The lakeside of Intra it's a five minutes walk. Here you can board for the famous trips to the breathtaking Borromean Islands, Stresa and Villa Taranto. Villa Taranto can also be reached with a pleasant 6/7 minutes walk along the lakefront.
The Clarendon Suite offers 2 people a quiet self-catering retreat in a period setting with spacious grounds to explore in a pretty Cumbrian village ideally located between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. …see more
As part of a Jacobean manor house, the self-catering Royalist Suite offers peace & quiet in a period property full of atmosphere and charm. Perfect for get-away-from-it-all breaks, special occasions and exploring the beauty of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales …see more
The Naseby Suite at Orton Hall is ideal for a secluded break offering restorative peace and quiet in historic surroundings full of period character and charm. Conveniently located off the beaten track between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. …see more
A UNIQUE BUILDING WHICH IS OVER 100 YRS OLD WITH ORIGINAL STAINED GLASS WINDOWS. BEACH AND CHILDRENS PLAY PARK ACROSS THE ROAD. CHIP SHOP. SUPERMARKET. INDOOR MARKET. BOWLING ALLEY. MIDLAND HOTEL. MORECAMBE FOOTBALL ARENA. ALL WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE. …see more
A central and compact Holiday apartment in Kirkby Stephen and a stones throw from the fells. Situated on the first floor over Rocke That Frock in the centre of town.There is ample parking in the town even right outside Rocke That Frock. Although a car is handy in this part of the world there is a train station approx 1.5 miles out of town . …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
Independent art deco house with a unique view of the po river by his gourgeous terrace.
A few minutes from Turin city center by public bus, is a wonderful escape from the croud of the town, giving the feeling to stay in a small Castle just for you. A "must" to see. Just 5 minutes walking our Guests can find a nice Clubhouse with tennis Court, swimming pool and solarium. …see more
Five star rated Holiday Accommodation Loch lomond. This newly refurbished property is located in the beautiful village of Luss and has been fitted out with only the finest furnishings. Gas barbeque, Xbox, free wifi, Sonos sound system and much more all included. With extensive private gardens and parking on site. NEW!! LOW SEASON DEALS JUST ADDED. …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
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
Lovely 3 bedroom villa with private pool. Peaceful and secluded setting among olive groves with spectacular panoramic views to lake and mountain. Ideal for unwinding and exploring Axarquia while only 15 minutes drive from coast. Fully equipped, wifi and sat TV. …see more
The Chalets can provide you with high quality four-star, self-catering holiday cottages in Eskdale, a beautiful, peaceful valley in The Lake District National Park. Mature riverside gardens on the banks of the river Esk. Walk, stroll, ride, read, fish, climb, relax! Eskdale is surrounded by the biggest, deepest and steepest in England. Sca Fell, Wast water, HardKnott pass …see more
Riverside cottage on the Dart, ideal for a couple or family of four. Dinghy mooring available, owners dinghy & kayak for rent. Wonderful for walkers, boaters, easy reach of good restaurants, beaches, national trust properties. Fabulous sunsets from your river terrace. Fully refurbished to the highest standard with central heating and high insulation levels for winter stays. …see more
Visit Scotland 4 star rated self-catering cottage. One of just four luxury semi-detached cottages in a magnificent setting with stunning views, including Ben Lomond.Within Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.
Ideal base for sight-seeing, walking, fishing, relaxing. MacFarlane tartan carpet in lounge, hall and stairs. Local clan with major burial site next to cottages. …see more
Walks from the door
Close to pubs, cafes and fine-dining at lakeside Country House hotels.
Short, scenic drives to the popular towns of Keswick and Ambleside for theatre and cinema.
Short breaks all year.
Please enquire for late deals. …see more
Our comfortable converted hayloft is well equipped for a peaceful retreat in an area of extreme beauty. Enjoy the beautiful scenery, tasty Piemontese cuisine and sample the variety of local wine. All amenities with walking distance with a variety of nearby restaurants. …see more
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. …see more
Lovely apartment in the center of Moniga del Garda, two steps away from the lake, in a beautiful residence with pool. The apartment is reached by elevator and is located on the first floor, is equipped with washing machine, dishwasher and cradle/baby bed (on demand!) from 1° june to 30 september in moniga del garda there is a STAY-TAX 1,00euro for nigth. …see more
A secluded, detached and characterful two-bedroom non-smoking cottage, in a woodland garden in the quiet of Cartmel valley, perfect for real relaxation. Children and pets welcome. Cycle storage by request. Food delivery reception on request. Doors and other woodwork made from our own trees. Silver Award for Green Tourism. …see more