Escape to the country – book a beautiful rural retreat! Choose from cosy country cottages, exquisitely converted farmhouses and Mediterranean-style fincas bursting with character.
Rural retreats provide the perfect setting for total relaxation. See our holiday cottages in Cornwall, the Cotswolds and the Lake District, or find a cottage with a mesmerising backdrop in Snowdonia or the Scottish Highlands. Further afield, explore the tranquillity and native wildlife in France, Italy or Spain from your own gite or trullo.
Some of our rural retreats come complete with private pools, BBQs, Jacuzzis and real log fires. They make perfect bases for hiking, cycling, fishing, or simply enjoying the peace and fresh air of the great outdoors.
Well presented 1 bedroom upside down cottage in enchanting countryside yet only 3 to 4 miles from the pretty coastal & fishing towns of Looe and Polperro. Lovely gardens to wander or BBQ in. Pets welcome. Local pub serving good food & convenience shop 10 minute walk. …see more
The Granary is a self contained apartment attached to an old farmhouse which is the perfect place to escape to. Situated on a lovely organic farm you have peace and quiet and fresh produce, local walks and space to relax in. …see more
Good parking & within easy reach of Bath, Bristol & Wells. Explore Tyntesfield, Glastonbury & Stonehenge. Go walking or caving in the Mendips; go fishing or sailing in Blagdon Lake or explore Cheddar & the Wookey caves. Go for a cycle or walk along the Strawberry Line Babies 9 months and under are welcome not suitable for toddlers .Please enquire before booking. …see more
Availability in September. Come when the crowds have gone but the weather is still great. Enjoy magnificent Brittany beaches, visit beautiful historic towns and castles, walk coastal routes, savour Breton foods and ciders - and of course, relax. Charming 2 bedroom gîte in Pleudihen-sur-Rance, sleeps 4. An eco-friendly cottage complete with all mod-cons. Large garden. …see more
Spacious, well equipped property, beautiful views from all windows. Large hot tub with fantastc views across Strontian glen towards mountains. Perfect for romantic, relaxing breaks. Close to areas of natural beauty and National Nature Reserves. Relaxing rural location. Honeysuckle House is very wheelchair friendly Wheel-in shower, and easy access throughout the downstairs …see more
Whatever the weather, you will find plenty to do in the area, exploring the Wye Valley or making use of the sports equipment in the garage to canoe the river or cycle the forest/river paths. Baby equipment is available and well behaved dogs are welcome.
Le Heron 2 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. SPECIAL WINTER RATES NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2014. NO INCREASE ON 2013 RATES FOR OTHER PERIODS. …see more
Beautiful Sea View Private Villa set on the hills of Hua Thanon beach area with 3 bedrooms, living area with equipped open kitchen, balconies, swimming pool and deck, private carpark and pleasant privacy.
Enjoy the grand view over the Gulf of Thailand ! …see more
Listed traditional 2 bedroom cottage, built in 1828 in the small hamlet of Bogmoor, located 3 miles from Fochabers which is in the heart of the Morayshire Whiskey trail and a mile from the famous Salmon populated River Spey. Property benefits from a large secluded rear garden, with off road parking. …see more
Warm and inviting detached cottage in conservation area of a lovely village. It is close to beautiful beaches and the stunning old fishing villages of the East Neuk of Fife. Only 10 miles from St Andrews & Edinburgh only an hour away. Lots of things to see and do. Ideally situated for activities such as golf, walking, cycling & water sports. Or just curl up with a book! …see more
Carrigeen Cottage is nestled in the beautiful Kilkenny countryside & only 10 minutes from the medieval city of Kilkenny. Whether it's a quiet country retreat for you & your partner, a fun filled family getaway or a weekend away with the girls you'll love Carrigeen! …see more
A high quality, comfortable apartment ideal for relaxing or as a base for exploring the eastern Algarve, Ria Formosa and SW Spain. Close to a range of beaches, golf courses and the delights of Tavira but far enough away to just chill, relax and soak up the sunny weather Fully serviced apartment. Local, native english speaker will meet you on arrival. Unlimited WiFi available. …see more
Teach Carraig is the perfect country retreat. The cottage consists of two bedrooms, a sitting room, kitchen/diner, two bathrooms, porch, private garden, patio area and free off road parking for 2 cars. …see more
Riverside. Countryside. Very peaceful. Extensive garden. Wildlife. Birdlife. Kingfisher. Otters. Deer. Rare-breed sheep. Birdwatching. Relaxation. Easy access to coast, beach and Broads. Renewable energy. Gastro-pub at the end of the drive. Fishing. Itteringham Mill is a renewable energy demonstrator site with several building awards …see more
Character cottage on historic estate with log fire, exposed beams and traditional farmhouse furniture. Perfect central location for seeing South Wales' best attractions - a fairy tale setting on a peaceful farm and yet close to all modern amenities. Hafod Y Wennol is only five miles from the M4 motorway. Less time travelling - more time holidaying! …see more
Stylish open-plan, ground floor apartment with high beamed wooden ceiling in a converted Galician barn nestled in a pine forest 0.5km from the beach on the Ria Muros y Noia. Adapted shower room for disabled use …see more
Stylish, modern apartment with all mod-cons in a recently converted Galician stone barn. 500m to the beach, 1.5km to the maritime parade. Stunning sea/countryside views from the gardens, patio, sunroof terrace and BBQ picnic area. Perfect place to chill out! Frequent guest comments- ´´I really have the feeling of getting away from it all¨ ´´I never slept so well!´´ …see more
The farmhouse is set in two acres of land and is one of 5 properties. The complex is great for a family holiday with its solar heated swimming pool and large gamesroom .There are great walks and cycle rides around Lac Guerdelan which is a 10 minute drive away.. …see more
Stunning newly renovated 5 star Cotswold Stone Cottage nestled in a beautiful valley between the village of Edge and the picturesque town of Painswick. Aga, Wood Burning Stove, beautiful private gardens and peaceful, idyllic location make Washbrook a home from home. …see more
The Peak District offers an area of natural beauty, natural heritage, and wonderful landscapes and opportunities to experience tranquility and quiet; and dark night skies. A perfect location for those seeking active leisure, culture and relaxation and thrill seekers. With spectacular views over the surrounding countryside, relax and unwind in a wonderful peaceful setting. …see more
Traditional Cornish barn conversion with swimming pool set in a beautiful rural location. Near to the Eden Project and beaches.
Note: pool closed over winter
Washing machine and driers on site …see more
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
Charming Cotswold Stone Cottage situated in a Conservation Area and an Area of Outstanding National Beauty.
Short car journey or a lovely country walk to the market town of Stow-on-the-Wold or Bourton-on-the -Water
Cheltenham 20miles-Stratford 24miles-Oxford 27miles Please contact us for SHORT BREAKS and special requirements e.g.Christmas tree, anniversaries, birthdays. …see more
Cottage in beautiful rural location set amongst olive groves with lovely views, shared swimming pool, private terrace's, near Lake at Iznajar with sandy beach. 2 Bedrooms,Sleeps 4/5. Easy access to Granada & Cordoba.
Airports 45 & 60 mins. …see more
La Fanchon is a well furnished, comfortable & fully equipped gite on a beautiful 73 acre, family friendly, Charantais country estate with plenty to do on-site and nearby - ideal for a relaxing or activity-filled holiday. Many of our guests return year after year. …see more
NEW JUNE 2013 Ardenia is situated in the delightful village of Appleton Wiske, close to the North Yorks moors and easily accessible from the A19. Sleeping 2/3 people, the bungalow is light and spacious. A conservatory and fenced patio area overlook garden and fields. …see more
Comfortable, spotlessly clean, Solar heated swimming pool open June to September, Private balcony,All towels including beach towels and all linen,bedding and tea towels provided free of charge.
Central heating included,
The sandy beach is a ten minute walk …see more
The farm is conveniently situated 3 miles from the historic market town of Ruthin and 1 mile from Rhewl village and the Drovers Arms pub.
Snowdonia - 1 hour's drive
Chester – half an hour's drive
Bala – 22 miles
Rhyl -18 miles
Llangollen – 17 miles …see more
The Pilkington Apartment, designed for couples, is only six miles from Gleneagles Hotel and 500 metres from town centre of Crieff. Fishing, golf, skiing, walking, shopping all available close by. Luxurious accommodation, totally self-contained, with private parking. The Pilkington Apartment is the perfect place to kick back and relax - modern comfort with classic style. …see more
Modern, boutique and tranquil, The Picture Window has light and spacious open plan living accommodation with a contemporary kitchen and furnishings. It has 2 bedrooms, 1 double and 1 twin. There is a family bathroom and an ensuite. Private and shared gardens. Free wifi Free wifi. Other amenities include a trampoline and petanque court. penwarnemanor.co.uk. …see more
Access to secluded garden with pond and terrace for sitting out.
Secure additional storage space for sports equipment etc.
Parking for boat, canoes etc Canoeing close by on the Menai Straits.
Pets by arrangement Welsh, French, Spanish, Arabic and Fijian spoken …see more
Relaxing, quiet, calm and tranquil best describes this location. Walk to nearby beaches, rivers, bars and restaurants. Watch the natural wildlife or paint a picture. Whatever you makes your holiday dreams come true, we know you will love it here. Almost anything you need to make your stay enjoyable can be arranged for you. Car Hire, transfers etc. …see more
The apartment has an open plan living room with kitchen and dining area, a double bedroom, a twin bedroom and shower room. There is a barbeque terrace with spectacular views over Porto Pim Bay to the ocean and of the mountains. Cable TV and free wi-fi. Many tourist attractions within walking distance: whaling museum, scrimshaw museum, marina, bars. …see more
The cottage is opposite the farmhouse on a 300 area livestock farm in an isolated valley with great views, old coppice woodlands & numerous ponds full of wildlife, birds. Please take a walk around the farm, but ask first as some areas may not be suitable to go walking. Just 1hr from Hereford, come by train and we will collect you from the station. Bring your bikes to explore. …see more
Attractive stone cottage with large sunny enclosed garden ideal for families & dogs. Fantastic location set in 6 acres of beautiful Dorset countryside within 4 miles of the coast and beaches and thriving market town of Bridport and its bustling harbour West Bay. WiFi. …see more
There is one bedroom with a double bed, an open plan living room with a small fully equipped kitchen, and a shower room with washing machine. The nearest village, Cascalho, is 1 km away and has a good grocery store, cafe/bar and restaurant. …see more
Beautifully restored stone-built cottages boasting underfloor heating and green energy heat pumps. Located on the lower slopes of Moel Siabod,our cottages are former quarrymen's dwellings and retain their original charm. The views from our cottages are unrivalled. We have lovely equipment available for baby at no extra charge, but MUST be requested at time of booking. …see more
An imposing Georgian self catering property for upto 6 guests in the heart of Rothbury, the capital of the Coquetdale. Bustling village with plenty of amenities. Comfortable and homely, ideal for guests of all ages. Short breaks available. Free WiFi. If you are looking for an Off Peak Short Break then please drop me a line!
Bwythyn Dowrog is a barn conversion with one bedroom.It is a highly commended 4* graded cottage. We pride ourselves on providing every comfort for our guests, who frequently return.The cottage has Wi-Fi, full central heating; dishwasher and washing machine We can provide a cot for an infant. …see more