Need a bit of a break? Looking to book a short stay somewhere? Forget hotels - take a short break in a holiday home that suits your needs.
Many of the private properties listed on holidaylettings.co.uk are available out of season - or throughout the year for short breaks. Whether you are looking for a long weekend in a vibrant European city, or a couple of days peace and quiet in the countryside there are thousands of cottages, apartments and homes to choose from.
Select a country from the list below then browse through the properties on offer. Set up your own shortlist to can track of the properties you like the look of, then simply contact the owners to make a booking. It couldn't be simpler!
20 yards from Bigbury-on-Sea's big and splendid sandy beach, and looking at Burgh Island over the low-tide sandy causeway, is this truly excellent and very greatly appreciated development of 29 high quality apartments of which we let 14, and, within the building, a very good private Leisure Club …see more
the perfect escape: a private drive off a lane on the outskirts of Belstone leads to a clematis-covered, detached, thatched, medieval, Grade II listed single-storey Devon longhouse 100 yards from the open moor …see more
Historic, they don't build coach houses anymore.
Private, set in the grounds of my wife's stately home, Claremont.
Natural, you are in a garden, in the country and in the bush.
Relaxed, time moves more slowly here.
Adventure, there are a host of activities nearby. …see more
Stylish, romantic cottage, tastefully decorated, authentic elements combined with modern luxury.This peace of heaven offers you a timeless, private spa with sauna and steam bath, where you can relax in peace and quiet. Outside you'll have your own private courtyard. It is located on the Groningen “Hoogeland”, with historic farms, forgotten villages and small shiny streams. …see more
A well presented one bedroom cottage 3 miles north of Wem and 6 miles south of Whitchurch in the beautiful unspoilt North Shropshire countryside. Sleeps 2 plus 2. Sky TV (incl. Sky Sports) and WiFi. Suitable for guests with limited mobility. Short breaks also available. …see more
Lovely rural base to explore the Scottish Borders, set in stunning surrounding scenery. The Scottish borders has something for everyone and a warm welcome is always assured. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any queries - we will always be delighted to help. …see more
A warm welcome form Mike and Carol. Four Star Quality grading this cottage is perfect for couples and overlooks fabulous gardens, lovely relaxing atmosphere. The cottage has attractive open plan feel and is conveniently all on one level, with one double bedroom, Need something bigger, try Beal Croft cottage, our two cottages are located together in Warkworth. …see more
Canillas de Albaida country house, 5 mins from Canillas de Albaida, and in the natural park with lovely walks on your doorstep
Lovely jacuzzi/hot tub for use all year round
We are not far from la Fabrica de la luz picnic area, and only 5 minutes drive or 20 minutes walk
17th Century cottage in conservation area. Roman Fort. Historical interest and artefacts peppered around farmers fields and river nearby to paddle in or fish. Romantic couples. Red kite birds, horses, deer. North Pennines, AONB, walkers paradise, Derwent Walk, cycling. …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
Self-contained, pet friendly, farm stay, gay friendly, City comfort in rural setting, peace and quiet Lismar Lodge is a fully fenced property. Pets welcome in the cottage but outside overnight kennels available …see more
Lovely 4 star cottage. Picturesque Wensleydale village with stream, green and village pub ideally situated for walking/ touring the Yorkshire Dales. Furnished to a high standard. En-suite and separate bathroom. Lovely patio for relaxing outdoors. Ample private parking. See the places visited by Ade Edmondson in the TV programme "The Dales". Discover James Herriot country. …see more
This villa is ideally situated to explore the vast array of attractions and activities on the Garden Route. A great stop-over between Cape Town and the Addo Elephant National Park. Suitable for families, outdoor enthusiasts, birders, fishermen and hikers. …see more
The Crinan Canal is a wonderful and scenic waterway and is sometimes called 'The most beautiful shortcut in Britain'Arrive any day. Stay a week or come for a short break - and relax. Wonderful scenery for walking and bike trails. Great for children to enjoy the country Perfect for a relaxing holiday. Ideal for walking, cycling, sailing, hill climbing, bird watching, fishing. …see more
Also a good base for visiting places of interest in the area ,South and West Wales, Hereford and Ludlow in England. Should you just want to relax, Hay is famous for it's second hand book shops, So browsing and reading are always high on our guests to do list. This part of the Welsh/ English Marches is steeped in British History with many Castles, Historic sites etc. …see more
TIN MINE - 2 unusual romantic riverside retreats. Log fires, river views, wildlife, ruins. Each sleeps 2. The Smithy was the workshop of the mine & The Count House the mine captain's office. Both are Grade II Listed within 16 acres of woodland on the banks of The Tamar. …see more
VB gold award 4* luxury cottage between York /coast (15m each)on TB stud/racing yard next to 27 hole golfcourse yet only 1m from Malton railway/bus stations, supermarkets, cinema, restaurants etc. Malton offers several restaurants for dining out including TALBOT HOTEL Easy access to York, coast, Yorkshire Moors or wolds with something for all ages/ good local eateries …see more
Holt Bank offers high quality accommodation with a multitude of features reflecting this great example of Victorian 'Gothic' architecture, yet providing the latest modern facilities giving you a relaxing base to explore the region. Easy access to road and rail links. Designed around 2 people, Holt Bank can accommodate up to 4, through the hire of 2 additional single beds …see more
The cottage is situated above Newtonmore village in a quiet and peaceful location with superb views over the Monadhliath and Cairngorm mountains. It is in a great location for wildlife or activities including walking, biking, kayaking, golf, fishing or skiing. …see more
A Thebaida do Massapez é uma residencia luxuosa, com piscina privada, apenas para os restritos ocupantes da casa. Situa-se numa zona entre arbustos e o mar. A casa tem uma exposição ao sol e ao mar bastante privilegiada. …see more
Stone cottage in Tuscan countryside, wonderful views, peaceful location but easily accessible. Perfect for walking, cycling and nature. Very close to Arezzo, Sansepolcro, Monterchi, Cortona, Perugia, Adriatic Coast, Assisi, 1 1/2 hours Florence and Siena, 2 hrs Lucca. National park, mountain bikes for hire. Log burners living room and kitchen. Explore the real Italy. …see more
Quintessential 18th century 2 bedroom stone built cottage right in the heart of Stow-on-the-Wold, with delightful exposed stone walls & beamed ceilings and walls. Comfortably & beautifully equipped for up to 4 people. Just a short stroll to numerous tea shops, restaurants, pubs, shops, take-aways and antique shops. TV & WiFi …see more
Luxury rental that has it all, in South Iceland. Close to all the main attractions, a unique scenery, where you can see from a distance the famous Eyjafjallajökull and mount Hekla, Fantastic location on a gated private land. The home has satelite TV, was build 2013 Free Pack ´n´play( childrens travelbed) and a child hichchair, upon request.
One double bed has a bunk bed …see more
2 Bedroom Cottage in Calvados with swimming pool located 10 minutes from the market town of Vire and easy access to Mont St Michel, Bayeux, Caen and the landing beaches of Normandy. Local lake with fishing, kayaks, sail boats. Bungy jumping close by. small dogs welcome Ideal for familys of 2 adults and 2/3 children. We can provide toys and bikes for children to play with …see more
Self-catering accommodation in Sandhead, Rhins of Galloway, sleeps 4, family & dog friendly, secure garden, on-street parking, lockable bike store, shop, pub/restaurant and café nearby, mile long sandy beach. Ideal base for walking, fishing, golfing, bird watching.
Enjoy unspoilt beaches, stunning gardens, seaside villages & varied walks in a mild climate.
3 en-suite bedrooms, lounge/kitchen/dining area,and utility/drying room
Games Room - All visitors have free access to the Games Room
Wood-burning stove Finn Valley Cottages are well placed for hill-walking, golfing, fishing and country pursuits …see more
Coastal & countryside single level cottage that welcomes accompanying dogs. Private large, secure garden with kennel, off-road, fenced and lit parking directly outside cottage , King-size/Single beds with bathroom & en-suite. 1/2 mile to cliffs & beach, 3 miles Hornsea Dogs can be left whilst you go out in the private kennel & run and be with you in Cottage whilst you're in. …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. Unfortunately, dogs no longer allowed.
A luxury one bedroom cottage in the heart of Sandwich's famous conservation area. With four poster bed, walled courtyard garden and private garage this cottage is just around the corner from the beautiful willow-lined river walk and perfect for a romantic holiday
Sandwich is one of the best preserved medieval towns in England, it is also one of the ancient Cinque Ports …see more
A luxury cottage which is built very high up on a hill so it offers a panoramic mountain view there is also amazing to see the northern lights / aurora. The view is truly amazing!! The cottage is newly built so all the equipment are new. 100m2 porch with bbq and hot tub …see more
Whiteshoots self catering cottage is well equipped for all guests to enjoy, as well as being beautifully presented it is very comfortable. Also being just on the outskirts of the town centre it makes it that bit easier to explore the Cotwolds and its surrounding area. To add the cherry on top there is always a fresh milk and a homemade cake waiting your arrival!! …see more
Based in Upper Settle our traditional Grade II Listed Dales cottage is central to all amenities; rail and road links, shops, entertainment, pubs and night life.
Walking and cycling in the world famous Yorkshire Dales is direct from the doorstep. …see more
In Exmoor National Park, beside the River Exe and near the coast - Gorse Cottage sleeps 2 people in 1 double bedroom. It has a living/dining/kitchen room downstairs with the bedroom and bath/shower room upstairs. There is full central heating, TV, DVD and free WiFi. …see more
With 3 ensuite bedrooms, this well equipped holiday cottage is in a beautiful setting, is close to Stonehenge, Salisbury and Marlborough and is ideal for a relaxing holiday break. The local pub, which does good food, is 2 minutes walk away. Wifi and Table Tennis The cottage is surrounded by a lovely thatched walled garden and is situated next to the village church. …see more
This traditional stone built property is located just a short walk from the centre of Portree enjoying truly panoramic sea views across Portree bay to Ben Tianavaig and the Island of Raasay.
The lounge has a multi-fuel burning stove. …see more
Simple,traditional,pretty house for 1- 4 people.South facing roof terrace,superb views & big garden.1.5km from lovely village of Puivert and its sandy,swimming/fishing lake. Ideal for bird watchers,ramblers,nature lovers & summer/winter sports. Wi Fi available. …see more
Charming and very comfortable 200 year old cottage in peaceful, friendly village about 35 minutes from Hesdin and 10 from St Pol. Three bedrooms, one ground floor with en suite. Ideally situated for walking and cycling, historic towns of Arras, Amiens and Montreuil (Les Miserables).The coast, the Somme bay, Agincourt and war cemeteries are all within 45 to 75 minutes drive. …see more
Ideally situated for the NEC, golfing (The Belfry, Forest of Arden and Maxstoke), and other outdoor pursuits (e.g. sailing, cycling, walking). Solihull, Birmingham, Coventry and picturesque towns of Stratford Upon Avon, Warwick and Leamington Spa are all in easy reach. …see more
Linnet Cottage is a gorgeous one bedroom self catering farm cottage with all the benefits of glorious views, high quality John Lewis bedding, Wi-Fi and biomass heating. Only 5 miles from Berwick-upon-Tweed this is a perfect get-away for walking, fishing and exploring. Twin beds can be arranged instead of super king bed. Travel cot available for couples with an infant. …see more
The cottage has been fitted with suitable supports for the elderly at both front and back doors with an additional rail support to exit the property. Support also available into the shower in the en-suite area. Ramps are available for wheelchair users from the garden. Well situated, the cottage is within easy access to all amenities, e.g. airports, railway stations, shops. …see more
Katric, a rustic Slovenian farmhouse lovingly restored retaining old features but incorporating modern facilities. Located at the heart of the charming village of Kamno between Tolmin & Kobarid it's ideally located for visitors who wish to enjoy the Soca valley. Fly-fishing equipment and permits available.
Personally met at the house by the owners (Hannah and Shaun). …see more
Le Coin Tranquille is situated in the beautiful French village of La Roque Gagec. Voted one of the most beautiful villages in France by Les Plus Villages, (www.france-beautiful-villages.org/en) and only a five minute stroll to the center of La Roque Gageac. …see more