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.
Large, spacious and quiet country house set in 4 hectares of its own grounds on outskirts of village. Lovely views over the valley in the heart of the wine growing region of Piemonte. Covered portico for al fresco dining. Elegant spa town Acqui Terme 5km away. The famous Truffle Festival is held annually in Alba, about 40 minutes drive away …see more
A fantastic homely farmhouse-edge of Los Romanes-overlooking olive groves. Peaceful location. Max 4 adults 2 kids UNDER 10. Walk to village bars/shops/restaurant. Perfect for ramblers/country lovers, birdwatchers, or a beach/totally relaxed chilled holiday. We have a sunbathing area by the pool for quiet peaceful relaxing times. With Pagoda for shade - Bliss!! …see more
Le Heron 1 studio provides extremely affordable but comfortable accommodation for 2 people (more is possible) within the Le Cormier holiday facility, set in 10 acres of unspoilt countryside and formerly a working farm dating back to around the 17th century. NO INCREASE ON 2013 RATES FOR OTHER PERIODS DURING 2014. …see more
A peaceful garden retreat in the heart of the Eden Valley - Enjoy a romantic break in 'The Garden Cottage' with high beamed ceilings and 4 poster bed. 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
Carraig Thura sits in a commanding position above Loch Awe with open views to Ben Lui and across to the Loch Fyne hills. Kilchurn Castle is located close by and is easily viewed from our gardens. The house is located in a stunning area of natural beauty. We aim to provide a restful, relaxing and comfortable stay for our guests. …see more
Luxury 1 bedroom suite offering you privacy, seclusion with very high quality accommodation. Ideal for walking, fishing, cycling, golf, car tours to Oban, Glen Coe, the highlands. Beautiful Edwardian house overlooking Kilchurn Castle and Lochawe. 25 minutes from Oban . …see more
Vista Panoramica ~ Tremezzo ~ Como. Easy access to the village of Tremezzo with ferry and C10 bus to take you to all other villages nearby of Sala Comacina, Lenno, Mennagio, Argegno, Varenna and Bellagio. …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. …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
Beautiful old cottage in the perfect Lake District location! In a wonderful hamlet, close to great pub, nr Cartmel and just 20 mins from Windermere. Glendene is a warm & welcoming house with 3 bedrooms and spacious living room with log fire. Children and dogs welcome. …see more
La Macciaschina is a beautiful country-side house with one comfortable and newly decorated apartment with private gardens. It's located in the middle of a peaceful, wooded conservation area and yet you can quickly reach lake Como, Switzerland and Milan. Beautiful countryside house in a peaceful wooded area with golf course nearby and lake Como just 15min drive …see more
Spacious & full of character, 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 to enjoy 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
Burnbrae is a cosy detached cottage situated in the quiet village of Milton just 2 miles from Loch Ness. It is fully equipped with everything you will need for your stay and all heating, electricity, bed linen and towels are included in the rental price. Free wifi. Central location - perfect base for touring the area - walking, wildlife, fishing, golf, all nearby. …see more
Perfect for couples, there are 2 bedrooms therefore beds for up to 2 more, but would be cosy.
Excellent for those wishing to be active and experience the wonderful walks or cycling.
Or for those that really want a peaceful hideaway to get away from it Murton Beck is 2 minutes walk away, great for picnics, paddling and relaxing. …see more
Rannoch is a large house of 2600sq.ft. It has a very comfortable sitting room with grand piano and views over the garden. There is a dining room to seat 8. The kitchen has a dining and sitting area with an American style fridge. The whole house is tastefully designed
. The house has a private south facing garden with large trampoline and patio with garden furniture and BBQ. …see more
If you are after a central Scottish location surrounded by beautiful wild countryside, with local restaurants, pubs and coffee houses, Callander is the town for you! Spend your day in beautiful wild countryside before returning to freshen up for a night on the town. Blinkbonnie Apartment is now completely refurbished and ready for your 2014 summer / autumn holiday! …see more
Airport: Milan Malpensa at 58km, Linate 110km
Motorway: A 26/E45 exit Baveno
Train: Baveno 2km, Stresa 5.5km
Ferry: Baveno 2km, Stresa 6km
Restaurant 600m - easy 10 min walk
A car is advised, although Ventidue is only a 15 min walk down to town - it's a very steep 30+ min walk up! …see more
Top of the Fort is a striking, light-filled and spacious penthouse with floor to ceiling windows and accessing the balcony terrace from all rooms. full access to The Highland Club facilities in the Abbey including shared indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam & fitness room You will be met by the on-site caretaker for this property who is available during your stay. …see more
Well equipped cabin on holiday park with laundry, children's play park, games room with pool table and darts. Ideal for families, couples, friends or singles with beds made up ready for arrival. Relax in the stunning surroundings or explore the many activities on offer. Telford bridge, Moriston falls, St.Columba's well,
Caledonian Canal, Loch ness monster, Urquhart castle …see more
Como Lake Apartment
In the heart of Como, Italy by the lake!
One bedroom, living room with a comfortable pullout bed, kitchen and state of the art bathroom, this apartment is elegant, private and conveniently located in the heart of Como.
Free use of bicycles!
This unit is in the heart of Como in one of the most sought after locations in the area.
Situated 20 metres from the Irish Sea in an AONB ,looking out toward the maidens lighthouses ,the property is right on the Causeway coast road 1 mile from the Haunted Ballygally castle hotel ,on the outskirts of Ballygally village at the gateway to the glens of Antrim
This property is ideal to explore the whole north coast AONB its marinas gardens estates castles & beaches …see more
Situated near the centre of the village in a quiet side street you are within walking distance of several bars and restaurants, post office, chemist, medical centre, bank, church, supermarket and butchers. …see more
Farmhouse near Monferrato, Asti, Torino and Casale Monferrato. Wine cantina, 3 bedrooms, large kitchen, 2 livingrooms with DVD Player, hi-fi, playstation 2, and projector. Childrens' toys and books. Dvd's ,music cd's. 3 wood burning fires. Barolo, Barbaresco, Gavi. Additional WC on ground floor. …see more
Tanner's Cottage is central to Cockermouth and conveniently situated for exploring the lake district. The cottage has home comforts and is traditional,cosy,clean and comfortable.
Central for the town
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
Lomond View Holiday Cottage is a fully modernised semi-detached cottage situated in an idyllic and peaceful location in the heart of The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park on the outskirts of Aberfoyle. …see more
1 bedroom holiday cottage. Parking. Stunning walks, outdoor activities and local pub on the doorstep. Gateway to the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales & Lancashire, explore the Lune valley. Pet friendly. Sky movies. Free Wifi. Golf nearby. Fell walks. Ideal for couples. King size bed, travel cot. Highchair. Fold out bed. Wifi. Now TV. Heating, towels and bedding included. …see more
Contemporary lakeland barn conversion in the small village of Dockray nestling in the Lake District fells, one mile from lake Ullswater. Ideal for walkers, cyclists and for romantic breaks with stunning scenery, outdoor activities and local pub on the doorstep. …see more
Easy access to the Lake District
Private garden, patio & wildflower meadow
5 minutes from lake Ullswater
Comfortably accommodates up to 4 people
Secure parking & storage for bikes Easy access to Penrith, bus routes & North Lakes mainline railway station
Our apartment in Windermere is completely modernised and in a great position, close to shops etc and with a balcony facing the Claife Heights. It is spacious, bright and airy with all modern conveniences! It has private parking and unlimited Wi-Fi.
This little gem is set in the heart of Windermere Village and just 1 mile from lake Windermere. Close to all amenities. Perfect for those who wish to explore the are Heart of the village location, With private parking. Flexible booking.
Magnificent stone cottage in rural private estate. The Estate offers spectacular views out across the Lake and the surrounding Stirlingshire countryside. Hiking, cycling and running from your door step. Luxury soft furnishing throughout the cottage. Fishing boat available to hire for your exclusive use on the Lake of Menteith. …see more
Grasmere Lodge is a privately owned, superior 2 bed roomed log cabin close to the shores of Lake Windermere. Its an ideal base for couples and families with children to explore the Lakes. It location is only 30 minute drive from junction 36 of the M6.
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
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
Red Bank is a traditional Lake District apartment with an open fire and a real cosy feel. Set in the heart of the village of Windermere with easy access to shops, restaurants, bars and some of the most beautiful walks the National Park has to offer. …see more
Comfortable, accept pets, close to Inn on the Lake, Lake shore access, Self catering, Mountain Views from lounge windows, Well appointed kitchen, Not suitable for wheelchairs,
Access is by steps, so unsuitable for persons with disabilities. Hotel is busy and can be noisy at times.
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
Great rates for great accommodation. Rural retreat for chill out holiday. Comfortable interior and lovely pool area. Terraces with BBQ. Countryside location perfect for taking in the beauty of the Andalucia ...Great for walkers. Great for a romantic week. Stock up with food/drink en route, explore the beauty of the local area, or stay put and do nothing! …see more
Casa Beta is located in Mezzegra and provides 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Property is at the second floor within a House of 3 flats with private garden. It includes 2 parking spaces, entry, living area with dining table and fully equipped kitchen. …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
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