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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.

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Excellent 5/5 

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County Kerry / Kenmare

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £41 / night

£284 - £518 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Luxurious, romantic, character cottages. Emerald Award winning favourite self-catering cottages 2009. Located in a tranquil setting, a five minute drive from Kenmare town. Doire farm is Ideal location for touring the ring of Kerry,killarney and Cork.  …see more


27 Mar 2012

5/5

"Beautiful Cottage, in excellent location"

The Doire Farm Cottage is an ideal location to discover the Kerry region, particularly the stunning Beara Peninsula. The Cottage itself is spotlessly clean & very spacious, with all the necessary app… More


21 Jun 2014

5/5

"charme, simplicité et authenticité"

Nous avons séjourné une semaine fin avril. Nous étions deux couples et un enfant. La maison était parfaite, confortable et fonctionnelle avec ses trois salles d'eau pas de temps perdu pour partir … More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Northumberland / Hexham

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £74 / night

£518 - £728 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 49 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Located in a conservation area, the cottage offers a secluded self catering holiday location of an excellent standard (Visit Englend 4 Star) in the heart of Hexham, Northumberland, just a two minute walk from the Sele Park, to the rear of Hexham Abbey.  …see more


10 Feb 2015

5/5

"Mr"

Went away for a short break, Wonderful cottage in a great location and lots of lovely stuff left for us cake bread and eggs milk and jam. Would highly recommend , brilliant communication with Helen th… More


13 Dec 2014

5/5

"charming cottage fantastic location"

We both had a wonderful restful few days at the cottage we didnt arrive until late but the owner Helen met us at the station as the cottage is quite difficult to find such a friendly lady who had left… More

So pleased your stay in Hexham was enjoyable, and we very much look forward to welcoming you back!


13 Dec 2014

5/5

"Beautiful cottage, welcoming owner"

The cottage is located extremely centrally but in a quiet street of Hexham, it's possible to drive nearly to the front door to unload but there's free parking provided a short walk away. It's really … More

We understand that travelling with young children and having to arrive late in the evening can be quite difficult but it is always our aim to make arrival welcoming and ensure that needs of our youngest (and indeed our most mature)guests are met to the very best of our ability - so whether it is a football for playing in the park, a cot, a toddler-size bed - or just a cup of tea and a slice of home-made cake - it will be there waiting.......... We look forward to welcoming you back again!

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Excellent 5/5 

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from £63 / night

£440 - £990 / week

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Holiday cottage in Blisland

Bodmin / Blisland

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £63 / night

£440 - £990 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Beautiful 4 star barn conversion situated in two acres of private garden with outstanding views and situated in the picturesque village of Blisland - regarded as the prettiest village in Cornwall!  …see more


21 Sep 2014

5/5

"Perfect Holiday"

Lovely cottage on the edge of Bodmin moor but on the beach in 30 mins. We had a great holiday, host's couldn't be more helpfully.… More


17 Jul 2014

5/5

"Perfect location couldn't ask for any more."

We stayed in the lovely Appletree, The 2bed cottage at the top of the stone steps, is just on the outskirts of the beautiful village called Blisland, Appletree is just the right size very comfortable … More

Thank you, Gemma. Since you last came we've made a few improvements. We do hope you'll like them!


30 Jun 2013

5/5

"Fantastic Cottages a Wonderful Holiday"

We have just returned from a weeks stay at Torr Cottages and we had a wonderful time. The cottages are lovely and really child friendly. We had all of the facilties we could wish for. The grounds are … More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Suffolk / Chediston

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £54 / night

£375 - £675 / week

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Key info:

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Southwold, Self-Catering, beams, wood burner, logs, open fire, log burner, Aldeburgh, Minsmere, Halesworth, garden, car parking, bbq, bar-b-q, cycling, fishing, walking, golf, cosy, Suffolk, cottage, warm, central heating, patio seats, Wi-Fi. Latitude Festival. Beams Up  …see more


7 Apr 2015

5/5

"Stunning barn with beautifull Srroundings"

Such a warm welcome in stunning country surroundings. A perfect getaway from the city... The barn was beautifull full of light and very clean with a creative touch to its decor... The beach was a 20… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Bala / Parc

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £54 / night

£375 - £575 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 48 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
2 Bedrooms & 2 Bathrooms Woodburning stove Kitchen/ dining with underfloor heating Roll top bath Beautiful interior designed hideaway within Snowdonia National Park. 3 miles Lake Bala. Ideal for 2 couples or a family of 4.  …see more


24 Mar 2015

5/5

"A lovely cottage"

It was the second time we stayed in this lovely cottage. Everything was great and it is a place I would like to go and stay every time I go to Snowdonia.… More


2 May 2014

5/5

"Tranquil and Lovely. A small taste of heaven"

Fron Uchaf was exactly what Debbie has set out in the ads. A lovely old stone cottage set in the hills of North Wales. The view is pastoral as you look out over the hills to the little village below… More


21 Jun 2013

5/5

"Amazing Cottage"

We stayed in this beautiful cottage for a week and really didn't want to leave. It is furnished to a really high standard, and has a great homely feel, especially sitting in front of a lovely roaring… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Maine et Loire / Noyant

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £60 / night

£420 - £1050 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 180 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Comfortable, well-equipped country cottage off quiet roadway. Sleeps 2 - 6, + baby. Ideal for families: Romantic for couples. Private garden with solar-heated pool - for cottage use only. 4 km from shops and market. Great access to all Loire valley attractions. Rental  …see more


10 May 2014

5/5

"Lovely house with private garden"

We arrived at the cottage which was very clean and there was a welcome pack which was choc full of goodies including brekkie for the next morning and enough food for evening meal if you haven't had a … More


6 May 2014

5/5

"Amazing cottage and Hosts"

We have stayed at both of Felicity and Chris's cottages.They were both exceptionally good value for money.Not only were they very clean,but we were made to feel so welcome.The welcoming pack was excel… More


20 Jul 2013

5/5

"Fabulous cottage"

Our 2nd visit to Le Muguet and we had a great time. Cannot fault anything. Cottage is exceptionally clean, comfortable and the gardens and pool are delightful. Couldn't ask for a better holiday and… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Rye / East Guldeford

Cottage / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £47 / night

£325 - £425 / week

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Key info:

  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
Located within a few minutes of Rye and Camber Sands. Local 15th century pub 1.5 miles away. London in under an hour and easily accessible for a day trip without the huge expense of staying in London.  …see more


31 May 2015

5/5

"Lamb Farm is the perfect holiday let"

Anne & Simon were very welcoming and friendly. The Wool Store was comfortable and relaxing and adequately stocked with crockery & cooking equipment etc. Five minutes by car from Rye, we enjoyed explo… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Indre-et-Loire / Barrou

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £59 / night

£410 - £480 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
This idyllic cottage on the banks of the river Creuse is a perfect base for visiting the chateaux and mediaeval towns of the region. Whether your interests are walking, cycling, fishing or simply exploring the picturesque rolling countryside this is the place for you. F  …see more


30 Aug 2014

5/5

"Beautiful, quaint and peaceful."

We had a wonderful stay at Riverside Cottage. The house was beautiful and welcoming with a great garden backing onto the river, idyllic. Barrou, is a very friendly, classic little French town with lot… More


15 Jul 2013

5/5

"Relaxing Stay in an excellent property"

A lovely cottage set in a 'real' French village, small and friendly, with excellent amenities and a superb location overlooking the River Creuse at the rear. Perfectly situated to visit any of the mai… More


4 Jul 2013

5/5

"Excellent accommodation in brilliant location!"

This is the bestproperty of the many we have rented in France. Comfortable, spacious and very well-equipped. (Compare with recent French experience of a bedroom meaning just that: a room with a bed, a… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Stirlingshire / Stirling

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £57 / night

£395 - £625 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Fishing, cycling, hiking, golf Glengyle is the birthplace of the famous Rob Roy MacGregor who is often described as the Scottish Robin Hood  …see more


17 Jun 2014

5/5

"Most relaxing holiday in years"

Our stay at The Glengyle Macgregor was amazing. The cottage itself was very homely and was very well presented. You had everything you needed and more. The owner was very helpful and provided all th… More

We are so pleased to hear that our guests love the cottage and the area as much as we do. We hope that you go on to enjoy many holidays there.


10 May 2014

5/5

"Lovely cottage totally relaxing break"

Stayed here for a week from 3rd May. Owners have thought of everything to make your stay very enjoyable. Quality furnishings / crockery / towels and bedding throughout. They even provided the basic … More

Thank you so much for the review, this is a new venture for us so reviews are very important. Really pleased you enjoyed your stay, hopefully you will decide to return in the future.


6 Feb 2014

5/5

"Stunning location perfect cottage."

We arrived at the Glengyle MacGregor quite late after travelling all day to get there. So we did not get to see the magnificent scenery until the following morning. Everything we needed was there to m… More

Thank you very much for your feedback, glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope you decide to return.

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Very Good 4/5 

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Norfolk / Hockwold cum Wilton

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Very Good 4/5 

1 night min stay

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from £58 / night

£400 - £470 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
Recently renovated farmworker's cottage in rural and tranquil position, in the heart of the Brecklands. Includes outdoor patio area and use of garden. Ideal for families.  …see more


24 Apr 2014

5/5

"wonderfully peaceful location"

We recently stayed for one night in the adjoining Bluebell cottage. The cottage itself is clean and comfortable and well presented featuring a large rear garden which was brilliant for our dog. Gre… More

Thanks very much for your kind review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay, and that you will consider us again for a further visit.


23 Aug 2011

5/5

"Welcoming, Comfortable Cottage in Peaceful Countryside Setting."

Willow Holt is a very pretty cottage which felt like home as soon as we arrived. It is very well equipped. The beds were really comfortable and there was plenty of choice of pillows and extra blankets… More

Thank you for your comments. We have aimed to make the cottage feel like a 'home from home' and are pleased that you have experienced this.


20 Jun 2015

5/5

"Perfect"

A fantastic host , we got fresh flowers and cake .. Tanya had supplied the basic like tea, coffee and milk .. Which was gratefully received . The cottage was perfect for 6 ladies in a horse riding… More

Thank you very much for your kind review. I am glad that you found the cottage to your taste. I hope you found Thetford Forest a great place to visit with your horses, and that you might come back and explore some more another time.

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Excellent 5/5 

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Vagnas / Brujas

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £79 / night

£550 / week

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Key info:

  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
A popular holiday destination superbly located for exploring the Cevennes National Park, the Rhone vineyards and the mediterranean coast. Go to www.lapetitemagnarie.com for more details.  …see more


23 Jun 2014

5/5

"Stylish cottage in quiet rural location"

We spent a beautiful two weeks in this well appointed and renovated cottage. If you are looking for a relaxing time in a small village close to the scenic Ardeche Gorge this is for you. There are no f… More


1 May 2014

5/5

"A little piece of paradise"

We drove down through France to stay here for one week - we only wish we had been able to stay for longer. It was perfect in every way, convenient for trips out and quiet enough for days in. It is als… More


23 Mar 2014

5/5

"Loved it!"

Had a wonderful stay here - happy sunny days relaxing in the house and exploring the surrounds. The house has been restored beautifully and has everything you need to live the good life. Highlights we… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Callington / St Ann's Chapel

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £55 / night

£380 - £845 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Attractive and comfortable 3 bedroomed alpine style lodge in the beautiful and tranquil Tamar Valley. Large first floor sundeck and ground floor deck with Hot Tub. Two adjacent lodges suitable for large family get-togehers, group accommodation for walkers etc.  …see more


12 Apr 2013

5/5

"Perfect location for exploring East Cornwall and West Devon / Dartmoor"

We stayed in 11 Valley Lodge which was situated beside the wooded area / stream - so ideal for the dogs & kids to play (supervised - due to stream!). Unlike many of the lodges, this was NOT situated o… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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from £57 / night

£395 - £725 / week

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Probus holiday cottage rental

Cornwall / Probus

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £57 / night

£395 - £725 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Character Cornish cottage recently renovated to offer superb standards of comfort. Cosy Rayburn heated kitchen, woodburner in living room. Tv, dvd and free wifi. Ideally situated for exploring Eden and Heligan. North and south coastlines within easy reach.  …see more


3 Apr 2015

5/5

"Perfection in Probus!"

This 3 bedroomed cottage has been beautifully renovated to a very high specification. The kitchen is a good size and very well equipped. The sitting room furniture is really comfortable and provides … More


25 Mar 2015

5/5

"Absolutely fantastic!"

This cottage is absolutely stunning, home form home feel and very authentic/rustic but also kitted out to a very high standard. There were homemade scones waiting for us (which were so nice) with clot… More


3 Nov 2014

5/5

"Home from home!"

Great welcome with a basket of scones and jam, accompanied by cream and a bottle of wine in the fridge. The cottage was comfortable, warm, well equipped, with thoughtfull touches such as pens and … More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Warwickshire / Braunston

Cottage / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £78 / night

£545 - £725 / week

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Key info:

  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
A romantic retreat for just two . See your new private hot tub in log cabin. In shakespeare country.Take a short break at a weekend or midweek. Book a 2 or 3 night weekend or 4 night midweek. Our shown availabilty is always correct as this is linked to our booking site.  …see more


22 May 2015

5/5

"A little haven of tranquility ........"

Booked for 3 nights to celebrate my birthday, a cosy cottage for two next to the Windmill. Small but more than adequate for our needs, a cosy lounge and a kitchen diner, clean and contemporary, and a… More

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at Mill Cottage. Thank you for leaving such a lovely review.


27 Jul 2015

5/5

"Excellent"

We have just returned from the most fantastic stay at Braunston mill cottage . We were greeted on arrival by sandie and she is the loveliest person you would ever wish to meet .(unfortunately Simon wa… More


9 Feb 2015

5/5

"Exactly What I Wanted!"

I surprised my mum with a two night stay at Braunston Mill Cottage for her 50th birthday. We often have girly weekends away to a Travelodge or Premier Inn but I wanted something special for her big b… More

We are so pleased you both enjoyed your stay at Mill Cottage and we hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Braunston Mill windmill.holiday

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Excellent 5/5 

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Holsworthy / Chilsworthy

Cottage / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 3

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £36 / night

£252 - £427 / week

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Key info:

  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
Belle Vue offers a large one bedroom cottage with lovely views over the countryside. If you wish to have a quiet holiday/retreat then Belle Vue is the place to stay. It is the ideal location for walking, cycling and only 15 minute drive to the lovely beach at Bude. Ar  …see more


31 May 2015

5/5

"Fantastic little property"

Just got back from a short break in Devon. This one bedroom property is clean, tidy and very well kitted out. Fantastic base from which to travel to and from Bude, an enclosed garden and very friendly… More

Thank you so much for your kind review. I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday. It was a pleasure to have you all.

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Excellent 5/5 

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West Lothian / Linlithgow

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £43 / night

£299 - £620 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Outstanding new build, architect designed, 4 star self catering cottage in excellent central location near Linlithgow, and finished and furnished to a very high standard. Perfect central location for exploring Scotland.  …see more


11 Jan 2015

5/5

"Lovely Cottage"

Lovely and relaxing place to stay, surrounded by wonderful views of the local area. Little garden area is big enough for young children to play in and have fun. Rooms are nice and spacious plus well e… More


28 Aug 2014

5/5

"Excellent Stay and Holiday"

We had an excellent stay at Linlithgow Cottage (Bonsyde House Hotel). Cottage is very nice and comfortable, handed over by the owner in a very clean state. Location is beautiful, with countryside v… More


8 Aug 2014

5/5

"Absolutely Perfect"

This cottage was absolutely perfect. The location was stunning and it was a in a great area to see Edinburgh and the Fife area. The cottage had every amenity, with fully-fitted and equipped kitchens. … More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Argyll and Bute / Cairnbaan

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £39 / night

£270 - £595 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
The Cottage has a great outlook, situated on the banks of the Crinan Canal in a stunning location with the tow path and canal directly in front of the cottage. There is a driveway for parking & an enclosed garden where guests can relax and watch the yachts on the canal.  …see more


10 Nov 2014

5/5

"peace, quiet, views"

We were lucky enough to see the northern lights whist here, that was lovely, however the cottage has all you require inc DVD'd etc....washer, dryer, bike shed, its right on the canal, we cycled walked… More


6 Oct 2014

5/5

"Perfect holiday location"

Cairnbaan Cottage was a delightful holiday home with all the necessary facilities. It was a perfect centre for exploring the extremely historical Kilmartin Glen, and also the beautiful west coast, fro… More


31 May 2014

5/5

"A jewel in the ancient kingdom of Mid Argyll crown"

Accessible and well situated in an area with many varied natural and man-made treasures. The accommodation is of a high standard with a bounty of comforts and personal touches that are welcoming.… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Bude / Widemouth Bay

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £108 / night

£755 - £1250 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
COASTAL AREA OF OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY, ANCIENT WOODLANDS WALK TO THE SEA. Quality accommodation, LOG FIRE,FREE PRIVATE PARKING, WiFi,BBQ, fishpond, 2 patios, dogs friendly fenced up garden. Dog stay: 35GBP p.w. each.  …see more


8 Apr 2015

5/5

"Beautiful cottage in relaxing quiet location"

My family and I (husband, 10yr old daughter and big dog) had a wonderful time at Seawood Cottage this April. We had a lovely welcome from the host Irene who had laid out Easter treats for us and a bo… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Argyll and Bute / Blairmore

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £83 / night

£575 - £800 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed
The Coach House at Otterburn, Blairmore with optional Hot Tub - a contemporary holiday home. The interiors are of a modern design with smooth, polished surfaces, clean lines and an uncluttered look. The overall feeling is of space and comfort.  …see more


6 Nov 2014

5/5

"Wow factor!"

I booked the Coach House for a romantic surprise weekend for my girlfriend. From the minute we drove off the ferry at Dunoon, the coastal road to Blairmore where the Coach House is situated was beauti… More


1 Sep 2014

5/5

"Perfect Country Stay"

Get out of Glasgow and come stay here! We were up for a couple of nights to kick off the games and found The Coach House to be the perfect idyllic choice. The kitchen, bath and rooms are done to such … More


22 Jul 2014

5/5

"Bright, airy and relaxing"

The Coach House is fitted out to a very high standard, with all mod cons. The property enjoys an excellent view, and we found our stay relaxing and refreshing. The property owners were also very … More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Caernarfon / Tai'n Lon / Clynnog Fawr

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £58 / night

£400 - £500 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Madryn is a tastefully decorated and very comfortable terraced cottage, which is well equipped and tastefully appointed. Situated in the small hamlet of Clynnog-fawr, an unspilt little village set between the mountains and the sea. 10 minute walk to sea shore.  …see more


24 Jun 2015

5/5

"Beautiful cottage with everything you would need for a perfect holiday."

We stayed in this cottage for 2 nights but wished we could have stayed longer. The location was perfect, with the beach, Caernarfon town and Nefyn being a short distance away. Our 2 young boys enjoy… More


12 Jul 2015

5/5

"Wonderful family getaway"

We had a perfect few days away in this wonderful cottage! We needed a time away from home to just hang out as a family and relax together and what a perfect place we stumbled upon. This holiday home … More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Viana do Castelo District / Ponte de Lima

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £50 / night

£350 - £450 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Lily Cottage is a lovely 2 bedroom detached 19th Century Country Cottage set in a very peaceful and secluded location down a cobblestone track yet easily accessed from Porto Airport and within reach of this most wonderful area of Northern Portugal. Ryanair fly to Oport  …see more


13 Sep 2014

5/5

"Beautiful stone cottage in peaceful rural setting with gorgeous views"

Well located for exploring the Minho region, whisper quiet in a wonderful green rural setting, yet with a supermarket near by, colorful garden with roses in bloom, this was a perfect stop. The cott… More

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15 Jun 2014

5/5

"Peaceful cosy cottage with fantastic views"

We stayed here as part of a tour of Northern Portugal for 10 nights. Unfortunately we had pretty awful weather some of the time we were here, however David the owner made sure we had an adequate supp… More

Your kind review is very much appreciated It's a pity the weather was not so good, as May can be really nice in the North of Portugal, however, I'm pleased to know you found Lily Cottage to be comfortable and in the location you enjoyed.


23 Jan 2013

5/5

"Lovely stay at Lilly Cottage"

We had a lovely two week stay at Lily Cottage in June 2012. It is extreemly well thought out with everything you need. The views are fantastic and it is easy to get around to visit the area. Ponte d… More

Thanks for your nice review and even more thanks for booking again for 2013, we'll make certain there are plenty of lemons on the trees for your G & T's!!!

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Excellent 5/5 

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Pembrokeshire / Solva

Cottage / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £45 / night

£315 - £625 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
The Old Chapel is set in the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside near Solva. The cottages and indoor swimming pool have recently been painstakingly and lovingly renovated. Herne is ideal for family breaks and a place you will want to visit again and again! Why not rent  …see more


30 May 2015

5/5

"A perfect cottage in a perfect setting."

The Old Chapel is a lovely cottage and is beautifully decorated throughout. It contained everything necessary to make our stay enjoyable which made a superb holiday. The owners appear to have done ev… More

Thank you for your kind review we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in the Old Chapel. We hope To see you back soon! Michelle and Andy

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Very Good 4/5 

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Arundel / Warningcamp

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Very Good 4/5 

1 night min stay

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from £59 / night

£410 - £980 / week

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Key info:

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Beautiful cottage in peaceful countryside but just minutes from Arundel town and the beach.3 bedrooms, living room, breakfast room, kitchen, washroom, writing room, garden. Linen and towels are included in the rental price.  …see more


5 Nov 2014

4/5

"A comfortable and pleasant cottage with lots of character and everything needed!"

We enjoyed our stay at this cottage in South Stoke, the surroundings are peacful and pretty, the cottage has everything needed. The cottage has lots of character with modern comforts although it won'… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Dartmoor National Park / Tavistock

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £51 / night

£355 - £895 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Located on Dartmoor National Park. The cottage retains its unique charm and is part of the old village school. Shops, bakery, 2 pubs, river and Medieval bridge are just a short walk away. The market town of Tavistock, Princetown, Yelverton and Plymouth are all close by.  …see more


17 Aug 2012

5/5

"small village, wonderful place to stay"

Excellent place to stay. We felt that it was a place that we could live. There were 3 of us. Maxine was very helpful. 2 pubs, a bakery, a small store but fairly well stocked were a 2 blocks away. … More


12 May 2015

4/5

"Quiet and comfortable"

We wanted a place near to Plymouth and Tavistock with WiFi, and pet free. This fitted the bill. The rooms are nicely furnished and a properly equiped kitchen. The garden could be accessed by walkin… More


26 May 2014

4/5

"Lovely cottage in lovely surroundings."

Enjoyed our 4 days stay very much. Plenty of room inside and out - parking very spacious! Attention to detail excellent. Small point I would check - can the self -closing doors be made a little les… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Lake District / Colton

Cottage / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £50 / night

£348 - £440 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
A peaceful, cosy, 4 Star luxury cottage in the stunning scenery of the English Lake District. This hideaway, in a tranquil valley between Lake Coniston and Lake Windermere, is a perfect base for touring, walking or relaxing. Ideal for that really special holiday.  …see more


17 Sep 2014

5/5

"FANTASTIC"

Stayed for 6 nights in Mid september and we would like to thank Mary & Mike for there hospitality and the lovely goodies left for us on our arrival.. The accommodation is absolutely perfect and could … More

Glad you enjoyed your stay. It was good to meet you and we hope you will come again.


10 Jun 2015

5/5

"Cosy cottage in peaceful location with lovely views"

This was our second stay at Forest Field - we previously stayed in 2010. Mary and Mike again made us feel very welcome. The cottage is spotlessly clean and comfortable. On arrival we found milk i… More

Good to see you both again. Thanks for the kind comments: we’re glad you enjoyed your holiday here. We are lucky that there are so many good places to eat round here – recommendations always appreciated. There’s always a welcome whenever you are next in the Lake District.

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Excellent 5/5 

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Yarmouth / Fort Victoria

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £57 / night

£395 - £1185 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Two bedroom Victorian cottage overlooking the beach on one side and a woodland conservation area on the other, and a short walk away from the pretty harbour town of Yarmouth. Wi-fi, TV & DVD, open fire. Recently refurbished to a very high standard.  …see more


9 Jul 2014

5/5

"Perfect holiday"

We have sadly come to the end of our one week stay at Beach Cottage and could not have wished for a better place to stay. The owners parents (who live nearby), and Fran could not have been more helpfu… More


9 Jul 2014

5/5

"Outstanding location and cottage"

Loved the views of the Solent, the dog- friendly atmosphere, safe and gorgeous surroundings. A totally restful setting - great walks, lots of fab restaurants locally and being nearby Yarmouth for all … More


3 Jul 2014

5/5

"A perfect holiday!"

We stayed in Seaview Cottage at Witsun and had a really fabulous holiday. The cottage was beautiful and very well equipped. It is in a really special location. I can't wait to visit again!… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Peak District National Park / Litton

Cottage / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £93 / night

£650 / week

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Key info:

  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Our boutique, single bedroom cottage is an ideal romantic getaway The idyllic peak district is perfect for forgetting yourself or getting to know your loved ones Relax at Badger Cottage in the Peak District with free wifi, logs, woodburner and outside dining options.  …see more


13 Oct 2014

5/5

"Exceptionally cosy, romantic and the perfect countryside get-away!"

My partner and I have just spent a weekend at Badger Cottage and cannot wait to visit again! The cottage is wonderfully modern, yet not missing any of that cosy country charm that you look for in a co… More


13 Sep 2014

5/5

"Perfect romantic retreat"

This really is a fantastic cottage in the middle of nowhere. If you want to get away from it all, Badger Cottage really does fit the bill. We have never felt so 'at home' on holiday. We spent our week… More


22 Jul 2014

5/5

"Perfect get away from it all!u"

Good directions from the owner we found the cottage straight away. The cottage had everything we required and is very comfortable. The perfect hideaway from the rat race of life but with every modern… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Calheta / Arco da Calheta

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £29 / night

£199 - £502 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Traditional Madeira stone cottage with private garden, cliff top location and stunning panoramic sea views Should you require it, the sofa on the landing opens up into an extra bed. There is free wi-fi connection i  …see more


19 Jan 2015

5/5

"Excellent rental cottage"

Really pleased with our one week stay here. Cottage is exactly as described. Stylish, well maintained, neat garden and absolutely stunning views over the ocean and the banana plants nearby. Great buil… More

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review for Stonecliff Cottage. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and the cottage and the fabulous views met with your approval! We hope to welcome you back again one day.

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Excellent 5/5 

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Alnwick / Embleton

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £35 / night

£245 - £575 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Cosy Retreats are proud to offer Snowdrop Cottage, Embleton.A fabulously cosy retreat, set in the heart of this beautiful coastal village, Snowdrop Cottage is the perfect location for your Northumberland break. Within walking distance of the beach, several country pubs  …see more


14 Mar 2014

5/5

"Lovely cottage in a wonderful wee village"

My girlfriend and I decided to visit Northumberland for a spot of sight seeing and to visit my uncle and Snowdrop cottage met our needs perfectly. My first impressions of the cottage was it was smal… More


25 Feb 2014

5/5

"Little Gem"

A wonderful cottage, spotless and very cosy. Everything you could possibly need to make your holiday complete. The location is fantastic - near the beach and lovely walks in all directions.… More


24 Feb 2014

5/5

"Perfect cottage for a week's walking in Northumberland with your dog"

We’ve just spent a lovely week at Snowdrop. It was our base for a week of walking, castles and pub lunches and was perfect. It’s not a rambling old farmhouse or anything like it – it’s a co… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Alnwick / Embleton

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £35 / night

£245 - £575 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Cosy Retreats are proud to offer Crocus Cottage, Embleton. Tucked away in the heart of this pretty coastal village, it is the perfect location for your Northumberland break. Within walking distance of the beach, several country pubs & tucked away in a private courtyard.  …see more


14 Jul 2015

5/5

"Everything was perfect"

Crocus Cottage is ideally placed in the middle of Embleton within easy reach of the shop and post office and three pubs. We ate at Greys twice and the food was excellent and the landlord and staff ve… More


9 Feb 2015

5/5

"Comfortable Hideaway"

Very comfortable little holiday rental in a quiet location. The cottage was very clean and obviously well kept. The only thing I would change is the inclusion of a wood burner. I would also recomm… More


8 Nov 2014

5/5

"Adorable Cottage - Highly Recommended"

Crocus Cottage is lovely - I would definitely recommend a visit. It's very comfortable, very clean and very well equipped to a high standard. Crocus Cottage is set in a beautiful location and is wit… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Orkney Islands / Birsay

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £45 / night

£315 - £490 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Traditional cottage located on the north coast of Orkney Mainland within reach of many historical sites. Ideal for families with secure garden and cosy interior.  …see more


21 Jul 2015

5/5

"Fantastic home from home"

This property is perfect in every way and has everything you need it is in a lovely location has a brilliant garden and everyone is friendly our stay was so easy and relaxed can not thank you enough.… More

I am glad you had a lovely time despite a rough patch of weather!


11 Jul 2015

5/5

"A brilliant cosy cottage!"

Brekkan was excellent - well equipped, spotless,warm and very comfortable. A small basket of 'goodies' was there to welcome us and a note to explain the necessaries. This was our second visit to Orkne… More

I am so glad you had a lovely time at my cottage. Want it to feel like home to our guests. Many thanks for the feedback I really appreciate it!


12 Nov 2014

5/5

"Comfortable cottage with all modern conveniences"

How many holiday rentals do you get with working satellite TV and broadband? More fundamental conveniences include fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and a utility room with washing machine. S… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Newcastle-under-Lyme / Baldwins Gate

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £79 / night

£550 - £800 / week

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Key info:

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Self catering cottage set in the charming and extensive grounds of Camp Hill House, which was built in 1827 for Sarah Wedgwood and often visited by her nephew Charles Darwin. Ideal for families and those seeking to escape, yet close to amenities and places of interest.  …see more


17 Jul 2015

5/5

"Charming & quaint cottage, wonderful setting clise to Keele Uni."

3 night stay with hubbie and 2 children of university age. Wonderfully quaint cottage with beautiful gardens. Plenty big enough with enough facilities to easily cater for 4 adults. Ideally situated… More

Many thanks for the review, we hope to see you again soon.


10 Sep 2014

5/5

"Beautiful peaceful house"

We had a lovely time at camp hill, The cottage is very well equipped clean and comfortable. Definitely a place to relax. Katharine and Martin the owners make you very welcome… More


29 Apr 2014

5/5

"A hidden gem tucked away nicely in the countryside."

Such a lovely place and it had everything that we needed. The garden was huge and spectacular. Katherine and her husband met us upon arrival.They were lovely. We had other family members visited us l… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Keswick / Applethwaite

Cottage / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £108 / night

£750 - £1390 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
A beautiful, detached house with exquisite views South over the Derwent valley. Right in the middle of the Lake District, with hundreds of walks, historic sites and places to visit. Keswick and Lake Derwentwater just 2 km.  …see more


15 Jun 2015

5/5

"Fantastic holiday location"

Derwent Lea is a spacious and very clean holiday cottage. Views are beautiful from all rooms. Owners very helpful and pleasant to deal with. Lots activities - indoor and outdoors - to do nearby. Went … More


19 Sep 2014

5/5

"Home away from home with magnificent views! Take us back!"

A lovely house, with amazing views and such good space! The dogs felt right at home with a large garden to roam in, and the house is so much bigger than we imagined. Comfortably took all of the family… More


10 May 2013

5/5

"Fantastic views, plenty of space and great location"

I echo all the comments from previous reviewers, so will not simply repeat them. Easy to find, very close to Keswick, but Derwent Lea and Applethwiate seems a world apart from the bustling town. You m… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Devon / Woolacombe

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 7

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £57 / night

£395 - £1295 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Our 400 year old cottage is in the lovely North Devon village of West Down. Packed with original features such as the inglenook fireplace and wood floors this cosy cottage is equally welcoming in the heart of winter as coming in straight off the beach.  …see more


2 Dec 2014

5/5

"Great North Devon holiday"

Cottage was very comfortable,appointed to a very high standard.It had the feel of a family home,rather than a holiday let.It was also spotlessly clean.It is well situated to visit local attractions or… More


17 Sep 2014

5/5

"Really lovely cottage!"

This holiday home is wonderful! Very relaxing and comfortable.The cottage has all the facilities you could want. We had a truly fab holiday here. We thoroughly recommend Puttsborough Beach, beautifu… More


11 Aug 2014

5/5

"great location, lovely cottage - would definitely recommend to others!"

As a family we have been to North Devon a few times in recent years and love this area...particularly Woolacombe beach! Leigh cottage gave us everything we needed and more. Clean and comfortable, b… More

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Very Good 4/5 

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from £47 / night

£325 - £895 / week

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Holiday cottage in Newlyn

Penzance / Newlyn

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Very Good 4/5 

1 night min stay

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from £47 / night

£325 - £895 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Trawler Cottage is delightful traditional granite cottage, nestled in a quiet raised position, commanding stunning uninterrupted sea views. An ideal position to watch the activities of the ancient fishing port of Newlyn surrounding coast line. Designed to make the most  …see more


17 Sep 2014

5/5

"Lovely getaway"

Apart from slightly noisy plumbing, Trawler cottage was a lovely place to stay. Near enough to local conveniences, quiet area and a stunning view. All correspondence with the owner was efficient and p… More


13 Nov 2014

4/5

"Lovely cottage, parking not so easy"

This was a lovely cottage and the view (once the fog had cleared!) was fabulous. I really liked Newlyn - as quaint as Mousehole but without the 'chocolate box' feel. The only downside was the parking … More


1 Nov 2013

4/5

"Spacious character cottage with good view"

This is a character cottage, with a completely open plan downstairs, high ceilings and big windows, which make it light, spacious and airy. It is largely painted in white and is clean. The two bedroo… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Honfleur / St Catherine's Quarter

Cottage / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £71 / night

£497 - £696 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Amanda will welcome you to her lovely restored cottage, in the heart of Honfleur, just a 2 minute walk from the old harbour ( Le Vieux Bassin) It has a lovely private garden with fruit trees where you can relax and enjoy meals al fresco! Sleeps 4 easily -possibly 6.  …see more


29 Jun 2013

5/5

"Formidable!!"

This is our fifth year staying in "our cottage". Everything was perfect, except for the sad loss of Pataud - but watch this space! Notwithstanding the absence of Pataud, this oasis in the middle… More


17 Mar 2013

5/5

"Relaxing holiday in beautiful cottage."

Amanda and Craig were very welcoming and helpful. The cottage and breakfast was excellent. The complex is in an excellent location for the town and coastal walks, as well as visiting wider Normandy.… More


1 Jul 2012

5/5

"Another wonderful stay"

This is now the fourth time we have stayed at "our cottage" at Le Fond de la cour. Simply stunning. Our hosts have now become like family and our stay was as magical as ever. Their delicious b… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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from £85 / night

£595 - £1550 / week

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Rock holiday cottage rental

Rock / Trelyn Rock

Cottage / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £85 / night

£595 - £1550 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Beautiful 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom holiday home with garden and free Wi-Fi, located central Rock within walking distance shops and beaches. Ideal for families, couples, friends sharing. Sleeps 8. Fully enclosed, garden (lawn and stone patio). Close golf, sailing, surfing.  …see more


3 Sep 2013

5/5

"Exceptional"

Truly deserving of its 5 star status. A beautiful house that is perfectly proportioned and ideal for 2 families (an en-suite each for the grown ups and large family bathroom for the kids to share). … More


26 Jul 2013

5/5

"Fantastic accomodation, great location, AMAZING weather!"

We love the accomodation great layout and private garden highly recommended for children we could put them to bed and relax and eat in the garden. Easy location close to shops & bakery for early rise… More


30 Jun 2013

5/5

"Very Happy, Will Rent Again!"

The pictures don't do the house justice! Very clean, comfy and spacious house. Showers are good, water is hot, Heater-booster works a treat when the British summer lets you down, south facing garden… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Exmoor National Park / Dulverton

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £43 / night

£300 - £550 / week

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Key info:

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
Character converted farm building sleeps 4, tranquil elevated setting, lovely views & walks, south facing veranda, enclosed private parking. Dulverton, Exmoor, cottage, dark sky reserve  …see more


20 Jul 2015

5/5

"Comfortable and relaxing accommodation in beautiful surroundings"

The Cowshed is a spacious well appointed accommodation in peaceful and beautiful surroundings. The ideal place to stay at any time of the year. Spoilt for choice for walks and cycling routes and only … More


10 Jun 2015

5/5

"Lovely setting, well equipped, enjoyed our stay"

We stayed over a May bank holiday weekend. The accommodation is spacious, warm and well equipped. Lovely walks and views in surrounding countryside. We will hopefully visit again. We particularly like… More


6 Jun 2015

5/5

"Lovely comfortable cottage"

We stayed in the cottage for four nights with our dog Indie, primarily to explore a new area of Exmoor and try some new walks. The Cowshed is beautifully presented by the housekeeper (unlike some dog… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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from £62 / night

£430 - £640 / week

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Elgin holiday cottage rental

Moray / Elgin

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £62 / night

£430 - £640 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Comfortable country cottage located between Forres and Elgin and close to the coastal towns. Home from home, close to beach and golf courses a great base to explore. Great for families, couples and outdoor enthusiasts. Fantastic holiday location. WIFI available. I  …see more


28 Jun 2014

5/5

"Relaxing Holiday."

So well equiped and situated for travelling around to sight see or just chilling in the garden. Beautiful location and well maintained property.… More


22 Jun 2014

5/5

"Spacious, well equipped and comfortable cottage"

If you want to visit the Moray Firth area this is a really good base about half way between Elgin and Forres. There are numerous excellent golf courses within easy travelling distance (and at various… More


26 Aug 2013

5/5

"Springfield Croft/Home from Home"

We stayed a week at Springfield Croft and what a wonderful week it was, The cottage is really well equipt with everything you would need it is very comfortable and homely in a beautiful spot in Alves … More

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Excellent 5/5 

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from £93 / night

£650 - £1020 / week

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Holiday cottage letting

Cotswolds / South Cerney

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £93 / night

£650 - £1020 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Luxury lakeside holiday cottage at Isis Lake in the Cotswold Water Park, near Cirencester. Facilities include private fishing, tennis courts and children's activities. Explore the Cotswolds and enjoy a wide range of other sports and leisure activities nearby. Beautifu  …see more


31 May 2015

5/5

"Lovely relaxing lodge in beautiful location."

Just returned from a lovely stay in South Cerney. Cygnet lodge was well equipped and of a high standard throughout. We were lucky with the weather, waking each day to a lovely view of the lake in the … More


22 Jul 2015

5/5

"Excellent a real home from home !"

First impressions of the resort was similar to a Disney style without Mickey , upon entering our lodge the first thing that I noticed was how clean it looked , then I saw the little touches that made … More


7 May 2014

5/5

"Relaxing stay with fabulous location"

Lovely property with fantastic views. Steps away from a carp lake and play area for the children. Chocolates and wine on arrival was a lovely touch. We will definitely be going again.… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Norfolk / Horning

Cottage / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £65 / night

£450 - £1295 / week

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Key info:

  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Beautiful riverside cottage, stunning elevated position on the banks of the River Bure, within walking distance of the lovely Broads village of Horning. The property has it's own mooring facility, is reached by bridge over a private lagoon, 90ft of river frontage "Coal  …see more


28 Mar 2015

5/5

"A delightful, peaceful get a way"

Thoroughly enjoyable stay. A lot of places claim to be a peaceful getaway but this really is. Couldn't be better located for the broads, close to the village centre and ideal spot for the bird watchin… More


26 Feb 2015

5/5

"Beautiful Peaceful and relaxing"

Stayed just the weekend but would love to stay longer, the most lovely relaxing place to stay for a chilled out break. Lots of wildlife to watch.… More


11 Feb 2015

5/5

"Home from home"

Me and my partner come to Noosa Sound a couple of times throughout the year every time we leave we look forward to the next trip back. Great location & lovely food. (There are a few dining choices in … More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Somerset / Peasedown St John

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

4 Nights min stay

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from £90 / night

£630 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Pretty 4star rated stone built self-catering cottage just five miles from the city of Bath. 1 double, 1 twin and 1 child bedroom, driveway for 1 car plus on-street parking. wi-fi, gas central heating. Easy access via public transport to all major places of interest.  …see more


10 Dec 2014

5/5

"Great vacation rental close to Bath. Highly recommend it."

Inviting, clean, comfortable vacation rental with 2 bedrooms adjacent bath and child's room. Extra nice welcoming touches by owner added to delightful stay. Recommend it if want to stay outside of Bat… More

Thanks for the positive review. Glad you had a good vacation.


31 Aug 2014

5/5

"Lovely cosy cottage in a lovely little village"

Everything we needed was provided, the milk coffee tea and biscuits and the chocolates were a lovely touch. The cottage was very comfortable and warm, the patio area at the rear was a nice feature, go… More

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4 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fabulous Location for the active family"

The cottage was the perfect location for our 'active' holiday - good size rooms and all the facilities that we needed (exceeding many other cottages we'd stayed previously!). Parking is more than suit… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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County Cavan / Blacklion

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £41 / night

£284 - £633 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Outstanding views of surrounding counties, the 3 acre garden is an adventure playground for the kids, 2 Segways available, while the remote location provides peace and quiet. The beautiful stone cottage provides an oasis of warmth and peace. Mountain biking,hiking fish.  …see more


2 Jun 2015

5/5

"Loved it, loved it, loved it!"

Fabulous situation, awesome views, outstanding accommodation - we loved it. Michael, the owner, could not have been more helpful and friendly and we will be back!!… More

Many thanks for your positive review and we look forward to welcoming you next May. Best Wishes


12 May 2014

5/5

"A brilliant base for exploring County Sligo, Cavan, Fermanagh and Leitrim. Fantastic views from house, warm and cosy atmosphere,"

Couldn't fault this home at all. Lots of room around the cottage, brilliant views of the lough and mountains. Lovely open plan kitchen and living room .. sofas are cream so are a bit discoloured in pl… More


3 Feb 2014

5/5

"Everything you could want."

Stunning views of Lough McNean, Wonderful isolation. Magical warmth within. What more could you ask for a chill out weekend ?? Nothing else needed.… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Herault / Siran

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £58 / night

£400 - £600 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Hortensia Cottage is a traditional cottage in the quiet village of Siran which is surrounded by vineyards in the famous Minervois wine region of southern France. A perfect rural retreat ideal for visiting Carcassonne, Mediterranean beaches & exploring the Cather Trail.  …see more


16 Sep 2014

5/5

"Delightful Cottage"

Situated in the heart of the pretty village of Siran Hortensia Cottage provides a delightful residence of character for experiencing this beautiful region of France. The 3 storey accommodation work… More


25 Aug 2014

5/5

"Felt at home instantly"

Hortensia is a lovely cottage and just what we were looking for. It is situated in the small yet characterful village of Siran and within driving distance of lots of interesting and beautiful places i… More


6 Jul 2013

5/5

"What a fabulous house!"

This house is the most homely holiday let we have ever stayed in (and we have stayed in quite a few). It is a great location for sightseeing. Having been in the area before, we were aware of the local… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Cheshire / Congleton

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £54 / night

£375 - £550 / week

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Key info:

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Set on a working farm and nesteld in the foothills of the Peak District. Convenient location for visiting the delights of Cheshire, Staffordshire and Derbyshire and their numerous attractions, unique towns & villages and beautiful countryside. An outstanding experience  …see more


5 Jan 2015

5/5

"Superb standard"

We recently stayed at Swallows Barn, just before Christmas and had a lovely few days in the area. The cottage is of a very high standard, with lovely oak beams and doors and was beautifully decorated … More

Many thanks for your lovely comments. It was a pleasure to have you to stay with us and we're so pleased that you enjoyed our 'Swallows Barn' cottage and that you appreciated the Christmas touches / decorations. kind regards Brenda & Tom


2 Oct 2014

5/5

"Superb!"

Swallows Barn is only bettered by the warmth of welcome from Brenda L. Past reviewers have described the cottage well, but nothing could have prepared us for the quality of the furniture and fittings… More

Many thanks for your lovely comments - which recognised the care and thought that I put into the furniture and furnishings within Swallows Barn cottage. I'm so pleased that you appreciated them and thank you again. best regards Brenda


17 Sep 2014

5/5

"Lovely cottage with excellent facilities"

We stayed in Swallows Barn for a week recently and it was like home from home with a well equipped kitchen and lovely ensuite bedrooms, one with a walk in shower. There is even a cloakroom downstairs.… More

Thank you for your lovely comments. We have taken a lot of pride in attention to detail within the cottage - both in terms of furnishings and fittings - but also in high standard of cleanliness and presentation. We are so pleased that you appreciated our efforts and enjoyed your stay with us.

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Excellent 5/5 

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Aveyron / La Fouillade

Cottage / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 10

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £43 / night

£300 - £1400 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Bright and sunny this south facing traditional stone barn conversion offers a beautiful cottage sleeping 8/10. The large open plan living areas retain many original features eg oak beams.There is a large outdoor pool and fabulous views across open farmland and woods. F  …see more


28 Dec 2014

5/5

"What a fab house and brilliant holiday"

We were four adults and four children (ages 8 to 17). We have had family holidays in France many times in but this was something different. The area is full of beautiful countryside, history and cult… More


8 Aug 2013

5/5

"Tranquility and beauty in the French countryside"

After driving through beautiful countryside you arrive at the villa set in rolling hills, fields and forest. The stone villa is very spacious and comfortable. It's well equipped, satellite tv, dvd and… More


5 Aug 2013

5/5

"A delightful cottage in a stunning location"

We had a wonderful stay in this lovely, modern, clean and sunny cottage. Everything was perfect when we arrived and the welcome pack was greatly appreciated. My family really enjoyed the beautiful loc… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Rhondda Cynon Taf / Rhigos

Cottage / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £30 / night

£210 - £350 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
This is a delightful location which offered delightful mountain views in the area. It has superb access to walks from woodlands to trails to mountain adventures with stunning waterfalls within 3 miles which are not to be missed. Also situated on a cycle network. Secure  …see more


23 Jul 2015

5/5

"An amazing vacation home with all the necessities and more!"

This home was perfect for our family and complete with all amenities. One of the many perks was walking out each morning with a cup of hot tea and getting to smell the clean air, see the beautiful sce… More

Than you so much for this review. You were lovely guests and we re so glad you enjoyed yourselves in Wales. Kindest regards Philip and Karen


3 Jun 2015

5/5

"Excellent"

We had a lovely week in this comfortable house. The kitchen was well equipped and had all the little extras you tend to forget when you go away. Big bathroom very clean and fresh. Great conservatory w… More

Thank you so much. Glad you enjoyed your stay. You were top class guests


23 Jun 2015

4/5

"Good spot on edge of Brecon Beacons"

A great place for a short break, close to Waterfall country (did a great 12 mile walk around several waterfalls including two you can walk behind). Also not far for mountain walking in Brecon Beacons.… More

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in our holiday cottage.

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Excellent 5/5 

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Cornwall / St Minver

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

4 Nights min stay

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from £58 / night

£400 - £995 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
10 Treglyn Cottage is a spacious, fully equipped, self catering cottage that sleeps 6 people in 3 bedrooms. Set in Treglyn Farm near to Rock and Polzeath it is a safe environment for children to play outside in the extensive grounds.  …see more


2 Nov 2014

5/5

"Perfect for family break to Cornwall"

A lovely light warm cottage, which made an excellent base for trips to the many nearby beaches. Perfect accommodation for family of five and our three children made good use of the additional toys and… More


30 Jul 2014

5/5

"Great week in a wonderful cottage"

We spent a great week at 10 Treglyn. The cottage and gardens were clean and well-maintained. The cottage is equipped with all kind of household utensils (dishwasher, washing machine, etc.), you don't … More


7 Oct 2013

5/5

"Perfect location, lovely house"

We stayed in this house with our two dogs and it was perfect. Set in lovely quiet surroundings in the Cornwall countryside, the house is very comfortable and extremely well equipped. It is well situat… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Cornwall / Polperro

Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £47 / night

£325 - £650 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
HIDE AND SEEK COTTAGE situated in the heart of the pretty village of Polperro. Features bathroom, shower room with powerful shower, peaceful garden with patio area. Price includes parking for one car and electricity. No hidden extras. 15% OFF for couples in low season.  …see more


25 Aug 2014

5/5

"Just what we needed"

We have just returned from a very restful , comfortable stay in Hide and Seek Cottage ,Polperro. The cottage is in a perfect location for all that Polperro has to offer, made all the better by the us… More


14 Aug 2014

5/5

"Super cozy cottage"

Very comfy (great beds!), cozy, and spotlessly clean cottage. Bonus was the roof terrace with gorgeous views of the valley. Sitting there in the morning surrounded by only the sound of birds and the … More


29 Jun 2014

5/5

"Lovely cottage"

A smashing cottage with all facilities you could wish for in a good location in the middle of the village. The owners were very friendly and left tea, coffee, milk etc for our arrival. Would recommend… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Devon / Chardstock

Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £108 / night

£750 - £925 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
A beautiful, 'chocolate box', grade 2 thatched, 16th century, self catering cottage. Clad in climbing roses, heavily beamed. With an inglenook open fire, it is a cottage lover's dream and a perfect choice for a self catering holiday for 5, in East Devon. Luxury 4 star  …see more


7 Sep 2014

5/5

"Cottage zum Wohlfühlen - liebevoll und persönlich eingerichtet"

Das Cottage liegt absolut ruhig mit weitem Blick über die hügelige Weidelandschaft Devons. Der Garten bietet einen sehr schönen sonnigen Sitzplatz, liebevolle Blumenbeete und eine sehr großzügig… More

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