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.
In Exmoor National Park, beside the River Exe and near the coast - Bracken Cottage sleeps up to 5 people in 2 bedrooms. It is an upside down cottages with the living area upstairs under the exposed beams. There is log fire, central heating, TV, DVD and free WiFi. Here at Riscombe Farm, Bracken Cottage is one of our 4 pet friendly cottages. Relax in this lovely location. …see more
In Exmoor National Park, beside the River Exe and near the coast - Fern Cottage sleeps up to 4 people in 2 bedrooms. It has exposed beams and an attached garden looking down to the river. There is log fire, central heating, TV, DVD and free WiFi. …see more
This eco-villa in Crete is located north of the village of Amnatos in Rethymnon. The villa can accommodate from one to ten people (1-10) and it can be offered all together or independently with capacity of up to three families. …see more
Holiday cottage on the Tuscany Umbria border, wonderful views, close to villages with shops, restaurants & bars. Cortona & Lake Trasimeno nearby & most of central Italy accessible by car & train. No pool hence lower price, comfortable base ideal for one or two couples. Fully restored traditional stone-built house, great value, unbeatable views & superb location near castle. …see more
A large and comfortable house. The house has 5 double bedrooms, a modern kitchen and dining area, comfortable living room and a wonderful garden and outside BBQ/terrace. The house is situated in very good location in the centre of Forest Row, We are 8 mins walk from Emerson College.
Orchard Cottage has a good sized double bedroom, en suite bathroom with over bath shower. Small children's bunk bedded room. Great views, wooden beams and log burner. Close to pool at 30 degrees, Sauna, spa bath and games room. All weather tennis court. …see more
Tour, walk, relax, golf, explore 'Real Spain'
Village pool and lake
Stunning scenery - lush green hills, majestic mountains, pretty white villages
Perfect base for exploring region
Outdoor pursuits. Full Walking Guide available on request. Stunning scenery - lush green hills, majestic mountains, pretty white villages, beautiful beaches. …see more
A beautiful cottage in a rural setting yet close to all amenieties. The property backs on to fields which has horses - who love to come up to the gate and be treated to the odd carrot or apple. There is a small park a few minutes walk which is great for children. Welcome pack on arrival. Tesco will deliver to the property via online shop. …see more
Renovated Breton cottage, Situated in a valley, with stunning views. Large garden, ideal for families.
An Idyllic Hideaway yet with all the options close at hand to make your holiday complete. …see more
Self catering holiday cottage in idyllic forest location, this 18th century cottage is perfect for couples/families. Great for walks, cycling, near golf, fishing, river, sandy beaches, lakes, medieval towns, chateaux, water parks, zoos
Charming 3 bed, 2 bath cottage set in a unique location bordering forest. Perfect location for cycling. …see more
Bucks Farm Cottages was set up to compliment the growing desire to get out & enjoy your surroundings! We have a huge barn to store all your kit/bikes/boards etc & 'workshop' facilities should you need to upgrade anything!!
3 Bedroom detached house ideal for walking, cycling, and horse riding on local trails to enjoy the scenery.Comfortable, large family house located in a quiet village which sleeps six to eight. Modern and well equipped living accommodation and large enclosed garden. The property is an 18th century schoolmasters house situated in the quiet village of St Sebastien de Raids. …see more
Beech Cottage is a comfortable and well furnished cottage, with plenty of outdoor activities nearby. These include golf, fishing, water sports, walking, cycling, sight-seeing and for the more energetic there are more than 30 Munroes within a short drive. Close to the Rob Roy Way and Number 7 National Cycle Route …see more
Located in the beautiful English village of Burwash famous for being the home of author Rudyard Kipling. Cairndale is a spacious semi-detached 1930's built cottage with many of its original traditional features still intact and just 30 minutes' drive from the coast. The cottage is located less than a 5 minute walk from local pubs, eateries and shops. …see more
Renovated secluded retreat with stunning mountain views sleeps 8. Ideal for walking, cycling, golfing, bird watching and more importantly relaxing. Plenty of facilities to suit all ages in the area. Private garden and bbq. Log burner. Walking distance to pub. Boys - 3 golf courses nearby, all within 15 miles.
Girls - Luxury Spa within 8 miles.
Free Wi-Fi …see more
Brean Park is the choice for those who want both quality and luxury in a rural idyll.
Suitable for all families/friends sharing, why not bring the grandparents and don't forget well behaved pets are welcome so no-one misses out. …see more
The Byre is detached and very spacious. A large bathroom has separate shower and bath ; the bedroom has a super-king size bed.
The kitchen has everything ; dishwasher, oven , fridge, separate freezer, microwave
Free Wi-Fi is available
The living room has a log burner .. …see more
Our pretty holiday cottage is in Brittany on the border with Normandy. It has a roof terrace with a view towards Mont St Michel. In the area you will find a wealth of history, plenty of things to do and a perfect mix of countryside and seaside. …see more
Casa Granadina is located in the hamlet of Huerta de Ranea, near to the hill top village of Comares. Set amongst lemon and orange groves, this 4 bedroomed cottage has all modern conveniences to make your holiday comfortable. Casa Granadina is the perfect place for you. …see more
Luxury holiday let in newly converted barn, 2 x ensuite bedrooms plus sofa bed. Additional double plus ensuite may be available at extra cost. Vaulted ceilings, exposed beams,woodburner stove, fully fitted kitchen/utility, pet friendly and all situated on Peddars way. The rural location is perfect for visiting Sandringham, the stunning Holkham beach to name but a few trips. …see more
House with view on the lake and on the mountains. Private garden with deck chairs, hammock, barbecue. Quiet area suitable for people who wish a relaxing holiday. Not suitable for wheel chairs, becauseof the access through a pebble stone street …see more
Beautiful 5-bedroom house in Vendee village, with own grounds and orchard, sunny terrace with countryside views, library and games room. Ideal for families. Situated in a pretty village with bar/restaurant, and about 45 minutes from the wonderful Vendee beaches. Right beside the stunning Mervent Forest with boating & swimming in its lakes, and miles of cycle paths. …see more
Peace and Tranquility. A Romantic Destination. A Natural Environment for Artist or Photographer. Near Brantome, St. Emillion, Perigueux and Angouleme. River beach at historic Aubeterre one of 'Les beaux Villages de France' …see more
Great value, large self catering detached bungalow in the picturesque Tobermory, Isle of Mull. Sleeps 6. Large through lounge with open fire for wood / coal. Double glazed and fully heated. 3 good sized bedrooms with 4 singles + 1 double bed. Bathroom with power shower. …see more
Small but beautiful cottage full of character, situated in a large garden full of interest and part of a working smallholding, ten minutes by car to the nearest lake, which has leisure activities during July and August, as well as lovely walking and picnic areas. There are many festivals and pretty towns to visit during your visit, details of which are in the cottage. …see more
Over the last number of years we are fortunate to have a lot of repeat business with many families coming back year after year.
Just reading our guestbook confirms that no matter what the weather, our guests adore everything Mitchells Cottage has to offer with many wri …see more
Pretty Grade II listed cottage at Gargrave, just north of Skipton, gateway to the Dales and with the Lakes close. 1 bedroom cottage; 1 king bedroom, bathroom, fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher; secure bike storage/boot room; garden with summerhouse and BBQ. Parking …see more
Blue cottage lies in the heart of Cyprus' nature. It's a restored 2-bedroom house located in 'Pano Apsiou' on the foothill of Kakomallis' forest. Its location makes it the ideal starting point for island-wide excursions and swimming in the large coastline of Limassol. …see more
Casa rural a tan solo 20 minutos. de Santiago de Compostela. Su estratégica situación, en el centro de la provincia de A Coruña, le permitirá realizar multitud de excursiones para conocer gran parte de Galicia. …see more
Luxury 4 bedroom Perigordian house with 9 x 5 mtr salt water pool, Set in the stunning Vezere valley, close to all the Dordogne attractions. 2 acres of private gardens and woodland. Covered summer BBQ/Kitchen, children's play area, tree house, veggie garden New! Xmas and New Year special, discover the valley in winter, no crowds, champagne hamper, wood burner …see more
La Bastidonne is set in the Luberon National Park at the heart of the golden triangle of the towns of Apt, Forcalquier and Manosque. Wonderful location, stunning views, local town with all amenities 2 miles, live the fantastic Provencal lifestyle of Peter Mayle …see more
Coastal & countryside single level cottage where multiple dogs stay for FREE. Private large, secure garden with kennel, off-road, fenced and lit parking directly outside cottage , King-size/Single beds with bath & en-suite. 1/2 mile to cliffs & beach, 3 miles Hornsea Dogs free PLUS they can be left at the holiday cottage in private garden kennel & run! …see more
Sweet Ballygowan is an early 20th century farmers cottage and converted out buildings situated in the quiet rural lands of Ballygowan, close to Portumna, the River Shannon, Lough Derg and the great lake drive with fantastic local activities on your door step. …see more
3 bedroom, family friendly, luxury gite in fabulous rural location. Close to Cognac, Angouleme and Jarnac. 3 minutes from all amenities. 10 x 5 heated pool shared take a look at our website www.thecourtyard.fr for further pics details and what previous guests have to say …see more
Llangynidr is a pretty Welsh village in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Horseriding, cycling, hill walking or hire a boat for the day, all within easy reach. BBQ on the patio overlooking river Usk and mountains or stroll to the local pub, 2 mins away. Market towns of Brecon 9 miles, Crickhowell 4 miles, Abergavenny 12 miles away. …see more
Rorbu, Lofoten, Norway, Fishing, Nature, sea, Sörvågen, Moskenes, hiking, kayaking, sea eagle, We can help you finding the best way to go to Lofoten.
More information at www.authentic-lofoten.com …see more
Gorgeous characterful Victorian Home
Close to sandy beach, coast path, pubs & shops (10mins walk) yet quiet and peacful
Terrace for BBQs in evening sun & views across the river
State-of-the-art LED TV/Blu-Ray/Surround Sound System/FREE WIFI Original Feature Fire Places & Sash Windows
Original Wooden Floors
River Views …see more
Beach-side luxury. Large sunny SW facing terrace looking out to sea. Walk the beach in the morning, enjoy a glass of local wine while you watch the spectacular sunsets in the evenings. Spectacular golf courses, watersports, surfing. …see more
Cobble Cottage, dating back to 1828 is situated on an old cobbled row with much of the character and features retained. Features include ceiling beams, a large open fireplace with wood burner, stone staircase, old latch doors and original floorboards. , …see more
Luxury 5 bedroom & 5 ensuite single storey villa with private pool, gardens and panoramic sea views from a large roof terrace.
Praia da Luz Beach is only a short drive from the villa and is well suited to children, with calmer waters and plenty of water sports availab Villa is ideal for people with mobility problems as only a few steps indoor and outdoor.
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Set in an idyllic valley hamlet close to the village of Guiscriff in the South Brittany department of Morbihan. Full of character and charm and equipped with all you need for a relaxing family holiday, a group of friends or a romantic break. The cottage is ideally placed for visits throughout Brittany and within 25 minutes of the beautiful beaches. …see more
Lavender Cottage is within Galloway Forest Park which covers nearly 300 sq miles of spectacular scenery - yours to explore! Ideal for couples and families interested in walking, cycling, fishing, golf & water sports. Everything from deer to new born lambs can be seen. There are stunning views from the cottage windows which you can enjoy whilst relaxing by the fire. …see more
Arbre de Cerise is a beautiful 400 year old farmhouse that has been lovingly restored and converted into three well equipped gites: Tournesol, Coquelicot and Marguerite. With an acre of land and a HEATED swimming pool, it is perfect for realxing family holidays. …see more