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.
3 Bedrooms: 2 double (1 en suite) and 1 twin plus a family bathroom. Large open plan contemporary living room/diner with wood burning stove. Gorgeous newly fitted kitchen with all mod cons inc dishwasher, washer/dryer, tall fridge freezer, microwave. 2 tvs & free wi fi Sorry no children under 12 and no pets.
Not suitable for those with mobility problems …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
On Lake Maggiore at 200 mt from the beach, in tipical farm, apartment tastefully refurbished to provide a beautiful and romantic holidays, set in a garden with olive trees, parking, free Wi-Fi, Sky TV, sun-beds, sun umbrella,10 minutes drive from Stresa. Quite place. The sunny climate and good food make this area a paradise. Lesa, it's an ideal destination for your holiday. …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
Located at the city of Peschiera del Garda you're literally on the lake's shore with a relaxing private beach and only steps away from the best restaurants, bars and shops at Sirmione and Peschiera. Car advised. …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
Cliburn Signal Box is a quirky, upside down, luxury holiday cottage. Once a working part of the Eden Valley Railway line, the Signal Box nestles at the bottom of Whinfell Forest, between Penrith and Appleby, in the beautiful (but often forgotten) Eden Valley. The Signal Box is an ideal holiday base and is only a short distance from the Lake District National Park. …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
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
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
Studio Serana is centrally located in the lovely town of Gardone-Riviera, a perfect location for exploring wonderful Lake Garda, Italy's largest Alpine lake. The studio is a comfortable apartment on the first floor accessed by stairs, Ideal for 2 and a child or pet. Gardone is easily reached from all Italys Northern Airports, Milan, Bergamo, Venice and the A4 Autostrada. …see more
Four-star Visit England-rated luxury period property on the secluded fellside of Loughrigg at the gateway to the Langdale valleys offering cosy, stylish and well-equipped self-catering accommodation for families and groups of up to eight people. LCD TVs, DVDs, WiFi. Ideally centrally situated for walking, water-sports, cycling and exploring the whole of the Lake District. …see more
Set in a quiet back street in the historic town of Alston, this four star architect designed barn-conversion skilfully blends traditional and contemporary features and holds an Enjoy England Gold Award for outstanding quality. Naworth has a private patio area and the 1st floor living room opens out onto a delightful private balcony. …see more
Four star gold award cottage situated in a secluded corner of historic Alston, in the heart of the North Pennines, furnished to a very high standard, with private patio. Ideally situated for local shops and pubs but just 5 minutes walk to beautiful open countryside The ideal location for a romantic break …see more
Rock Cottage is a 2 bedroom detached stone character cottage in a beautiful woodland location a short stroll to stunning coastline on the edge of the village of Storth within the Arnside Silverdale AONB near Kendal. Pet friendly. Newly sympathetically renovated in 2014. …see more
Charming converted ground floor barn apartment with terrace where you can relax and eat alfresco. Surrounded by beautiful communal gardens overlooking hills in the heart of lakeland walking and cycling area. A few yards from local Outgate Inn with good food & ales. …see more
Bed layout: 1 King(s), 2 Single(s)
Nearest main airport: Newcastle 40 miles or Manchester (1 hour 40 mins by train to Penrith from terminal.)
Well behaved Pets welcome Size:Sleeps up to 4 in 2 bedrooms
Will consider:Short breaks out of season
Access: Car necessary
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
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
A peaceful garden retreat in the heart of the Eden Valley - Enjoy a break with family or a group of friends in a character farmhouse dating from 1684. Relax in the 5 acre grounds, go walking or cycling, or tour the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. The choice is yours! Winner of the "Award of Excellence for Cottage Accommodation of the year 2013' by 'The Shires Magazine' …see more
Private courtyard setting, comfy deep leather armchairs, cosy wood burning stove and well appointed kitchen. There are flat screen Freeview TV's, with integrated DVD Player, iPod dock and radio plus a well stocked games cupboard. Maps & guides available. The cottage has full central heating, double glazing and plenty of information about the local area. …see more
Very comfortable semi-detached cottage. Living room with a real log fire, free WIFI and fully equipped kitchen. Two double and a single bedroom, bathroom, with bath and new electric shower. Brand new boiler for heating. Private garden and sitting area. Off road parking. …see more
Historical and charming cottage with modern interior and facilities. Uninterrupted views of woodlands, mountains with idyllic riverside setting. Tranquil location, local country pub, sleeps four plus a baby, pets accepted, internet access, log fire, central heating. ideal for golfing, fishing, walking, cycling, sight seeing, city access, kayaking, dining out, relaxing.
Domaine de Matounet 1 is a lovely cottage well appointed with the charm of a traditional farmhouse. Very quiet setting with unique panoramic views of the medieval fortress of Bridoré, castle of Loire valley. Ideal to relax with your family and friends. 4 acres of park. For information : The household as well as towels and sheets are inluded in a price for one week booked. …see more
Holiday house with spectacular view over Lake Como!
On sunny western mountainside in Gravedona, about 800 meters from the main road you will find Casa GiaComo , located in a small condominium. Casa GiaComo is suitable for 4 persons with max. 2 children. Book Casa GiaComo now for an unforgettable holiday at Lake Como with spectacular view! …see more
large spacious lounge/diner with French windows opening on to large wraparound deck, a comfortable lodge for all seasons even in the snowy winter months the under floor heating and feature fire place ensures a warm snug environment. Pet and child friendly we supply a travel cot on request …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
South lakes 3 bedroom cottage sleeps 5 (pets considered, please contact owner). Well presented house within the small village of Backbarrow ideal for quiet lakeland breaks or as a base from which to walk, climb, cycle, or whatever your choice of activity is. …see more
Comfortable, well-appointed apartment enjoying stunning views of Lake Como. Superb pool and tennis court. Near to the beautiful lakeside town of Menaggio, country walking from the estate and golf within 10 minutes drive. …see more
Apartment Lido is a beautiful 2 bedroom flat with a spectacular lake view, located in a period villa 150 m from the lake and the beach of Lido di Gozzano (near Orta San Giulio), with shared pool, secular park, private car place in the courtyard. Sleeps 4. …see more
Primrose Cottage is very conveniently situated for visiting Loch Ness and exploring the Cairngorm mountains.
The Scottish Highlands are also the place for discovering distilleries, historic castles and fabulous scenery.
Inverness City is only 20 minutes drive away. …see more
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A compact fully equipped apartment with commanding views over the river kent. Situated in the centre of kendal, it's within walking distance of most of the attractions and facilities of the town. …see more
Underfloor heating, Hot Tub, Wifi, Sky TV, large garden, fabulous views, award winning Community owned pub serving restaurant quality food within a 2 minute walk. Plenty of routes for cycling/walking. Bed linen, towels, electricity and a welcome pack included Crosby Ravensworth is a charming, rural village offering all the delights of beautiful Cumbria. …see more
Tarnside is home to approximately 27 thorough breds,these beautiful animals have a great life here and our visitors are able to watch them at work on the gallops. We may have runners at the local meetings while you are staying ,why not have a day at the races.!!! Come to Tarnside to relax,sleep and repeat !!!!!! …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
Tarnside is near Hadrian's Wall and the Lake District. The local town of Brampton is only a couple of miles away and there are all the amenities visitors need to make their holiday a good one. Carlisle is 10 miles by car and has a number of interesting places to visir Tarnsidelodges
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Cosy whatever the weather.!! …see more
Nestled in a traditional fell village the north of the National Park, The Old Chapel is a stunning and unusual holiday home perfectly placed to explore the Lake District. Sleeps 6, 2 bathrooms, lounge, wood burning stove, modern kitchen. Adapted for the disabled.
The Old Chapel has been completely renovated and decorated for the 2013 season. …see more
The name of Turin comes from Tau, a Celtic word that means mountains. Its Italian name, Torino, translates as 'little bull'; hence the coat of arms and the symbol of the city. The area was settled by the Taurini in pre-Roman times. …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
Como is a charming small town on the lake surrounded by mountains
many things to do in Lake Como. you can practice all different types of sports
skiing to mountain
windsurfing and sailing. The upper lake wind is strong and is called good connections from all the airports(Linate /Malpensa/orio al serio)
Culdene has a hall with lots of information on the dresser and a door leading to a spacious living room with 3 piece suite and new TV. Lots of books and games are provided for your enjoyment. The dining alcove has seating for 6 should friends call. The fully fitted kitchen has everything you should need including tumble dryer and washing machine. …see more
Thoughtfully prepared for holiday makers, the accommodation has everything for the self catering guest including a well stocked kitchen, two good bathroom/shower rooms and up to the minute technical facilities including Wi-fi access and a docking station for iphones . Please note, this property can be booked with Property 525193 to cater for 10 guests.