Get the lowdown on the top summer festivals plus the finest places to stay, without a sodden tent in sight! The running of the bulls, tomato fights and cheese chases – we've got plenty of ideas for your summer break, from the wondrous to the downright wacky.
Renowned for its pockets of eccentricity, there are plenty of fantastic summer festivals in the UK. Stay in Gloucestershire and chase the cheese down Cooper’s Hill, or try Llanwrtyd Wells for World Bog Snorkelling, Salisbury for Stonehenge Summer Solstice, Bristol for Balloon Fiesta and Llandrindod Wells for Victorian Festival. If you prefer something arty, it’s all going on in August and September at the Notting Hill Carnival, Edinburgh festivals and St Ives Festival.
Summertime is party time on the continent! Stay near Pamplona in Navarre for the running of the bulls, near Buñol in Valencia for the world’s largest tomato fight or in the heart of Paris for Bastille Day. Music fans should rent a pad in Barcelona for Primavera Sound, a villa in Costa del Azahar for Benicassim or fly to Ibiza for the closing parties. While over in Morocco you’ll be wowed by Berber musicians and acrobats at Marrakech Popular Arts.
Luxuriously appointed self-catering holiday lodge with panoramic views over the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Black Mountains and Wye Valley. Stunning and quiet secluded location. Up to 2 dogs welcome and facilities to keep your horses too. …see more
A well-appointed modern apartment within the outstanding Compass Point complex just 500 yards from Carbis Bay's turquoise waters and sandy beach. Leave the car in the secure garage and hop on the coastal line train which leaves Carbis Bay station at regular intervals The garage is ok for medium cars, SUVs struggle to get into it. …see more
Luxury self catering accommodation in Bath (4 Star Gold for special welcome),superior holiday let with parking, exclusive private south facing terrace, BBQ, free wifi, TV, DVD and dishwasher. Personal welcome, ideal for walking, cycling, city culture and country life. Ideal for wildlife spotting and total relaxation. Famous historic area with two renowned pubs nearby. …see more
This unique Log Cabin is unusual because it is lovingly made by local craftsmen yet has all the latest technological
equipment ... special lighting, large screen SkyTelevison. It is in a very beautiful private woodland site, away from all the
modern stress of life. …see more
The vast expanse of Clifton Downs can be found within quarter of a mile as can the historic landmark of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's world famous Suspension Bridge spanning the Avon Gorge. Bristol itself has many attractions including the SS Great Britain, The University T …see more
4 Tube stops to Central London, It has the most amazing 110 ft garden for your enjoyment especially in the summer months.
This is a beautiful 3 double bedroom apartment sleeping 6 on the ground floor of a large Georgian house. …see more
One double bedroom cottage standing in rural wooded grounds overlooking fields. Excellent location for exploring Cotswolds towns and villages, only 4 miles from Cheltenham. Beautiful walks on the doorstep, pub across the road. Suitable for couples and can accommodate infants under 2 that can sleep in a cot. …see more
Private villa in Oliva Nova Golf with private swimming pool and garden, internet ADSL wifi free, Tv SAT, three bedrooms, kitchen, very quiet, large sports areas, golf course, equestrian, tennis courts, ressort, air conditioning, barbecue, microwawe, fridge, beach …see more
Outstanding panoramic view of Edinburgh's skyline. The Port of Leith is a short drive away with bustling key side restaurants and the Malt Whisky Society. Cramond beach on the Firth of Forth and nearby Port Edgar Marina is only a 15-20 minute car ride away. The appartment has on street parking and is on the local bust route. Easily reached by foot or taxi. …see more
On the doorstep of the Queens Park and the Commonwealth Pool, Edinburgh university it is a short walk during Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe to the Pleasance, Speigal Tent, Potterow and Edinburgh Royal Mile with the Castle. One of the best areas for Fring Shops, restaurants, bars, sports facilities and near glorious parkland Parkside is a great place. …see more
*HOT TUB* & *GYM* making Whitwalls the ideal location for those looking for a relaxing break in a secluded unspoilt rural setting on a working Welsh Radnorshire hill farm. Table tennis, pool table and table football.
Linen & Towels provided Enjoy peace and tranquility, in the beauitful radnor hills. Surrounded with wildlife.
HOT TUB & GYM …see more
Self contained accommodation set in grounds of 500 yr old Grade 2 listed house. Open plan living area, double bedroom, shower rm, outside seating area. Located down quiet scenic country lane. Excellent base for exploring county, Racing, Shopping, Walking, Golf, Rugby Comfortably accommodates 2 people, Sofa bed can accommodate extra guests. Parking. Fab views. Very Scenic …see more
Tranquility coupled with modern touches enable you to choose whether to just relax or dive in to to all the water sports and leisure activities nearby.
www.theoldspottedcow.co.uk …see more
Rustic, Countryside, near to the City, but far enough for peace and quiet. Peaceful, tranquil beautiful views If you wish to stay more than two weeks, no problem, please contact us for our unbeatable price and services …see more
Wonderful Cottage with stunning views of the River Severn. Well equipped, with underfloor heating, a log burner. Sleeps 4 in two en-suite bedrooms, one double and one double/twin. A great spot for families, walkers, cyclists and visiting the nearby Forest of Dean. …see more
Penthouse in Bahia de San Antonio (Cala Debou) in 1st line of the beach, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, consists of 1 double matrionio, 3 singles, sofa bed and a cot .. The nearest airport is only 9 km away, while the bus stop is 100 m …see more
This clean and comfortable cottage is an ideal base to explore the attractions unspoilt Mid Wales has to offer then to relax in front of the stove or in the gardens before enjoying a soundless nights sleep leaving you refreshed to do it all again the next day. Ty Isaf is one of 5 cottages at Glyngynwydd which can be booked together for larger groups. …see more
Fantastic location just minutes from the town and overlooking the glorious sandy beach of Porthminster and the sea,
Front door onto street. Large lounge with kitchen area, 2 good bedrooms, luxury bathroom and own parking space located behind the property.
Having searched a number of properties in St Ives we felt Low Tide had the most to offer and purchased 2012 …see more
Flat Walk to Town Amenities and Royal Welsh Showground
Near Cricket Pitch, Golf Club and Bowls
Fishing and Country Walks nearby
Parking for 2 / 3 cars
Porch large enough to store bicycles
Car not necessary, Train station nearby. Builth Wells is a lovely Rural Location that is handy for all events in Powys and further afield. …see more
Wonderful modern studio in a protected building located in the trendiest neighbourhood in Valencia. Only one minute away from the Plaza de la Reina, 100 meters away from the Cathedral, central market, easy access to public transport! perfect location! …see more
Lovely 1920's townhouse with fabulous sea views from every floor. 4 double bedrooms, large lounge, luxury kitchen, utility room, private parking for 4 cars, 2 bathrooms with showers, WiFi, short walk to Porthmeor beach. Restaurants only a 5 minute walk so leave the car! …see more
The Old Corner Shop is situated in the centre of the village with the Church, two pubs, the river and shops all within a few yards of the front door. An ideal place to park up the car and just enjoy village life. An ideal location for walking, cycling, bird watching, fishing, playing golf or just relaxing. …see more
A charming house in the south of Valencia (Spain) near of the beach with of 4 bedrooms up to 8 guests with an strategic location and a privileged weather which enables to make diverse activities all year: running, cycling, hiking, golf, gastronomic and cultural tourism. …see more
Designer 2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom flat in Roca Llisa, by the Golf Course. Accommodates 4-6 guests and includes access to a large shared swimming pool with bar, and a gym with sauna. Very secure and relaxing area, not suitable for parties. …see more
Riad Linda is a British owned, beautiful riad, peacefully situated a few minutes walk from the lively souks and Djemma El Fna Square. Enjoy our lovely roof terrace, Bedouin tent, free breakfast, & free wi - fi. All rooms are en suite with air conditioning / heating. Riad Linda offers guests a haven of tranquility in a fantastic location with friendly staff & great service. …see more
Private Double Room, very suitable for London Excel and O2 Arena visitors, 10min to London Excel and DLR, London City Airport; featured - garden, kitchen, large living room laundry, fridge/freezer, Internet/Wifi, maps,travel advice, full support 24/7 >>> The Room is Part of 4 Bedroom House. Property located in East London Tube Zone 3 << …see more
Yr Daflod (the loft) is a stunning ,grade two listed,3 bedroom flat over two floors complete with a south facing roof terrace,in the heart of Brecon town centre.Nestled between the old cinema and the church on St.Mary Street.
Stunning rare duplex 2 beds apartment in Canary Wharf with excellent transport link to London main attractions; 25 mins to 2012 Olympic Stadium;15 mins walk to World Heritage Greenwich and Cutty Sark; Local pharmacy, post office, pub, restaurant all in walking distance. New build modern duplex apartment with two double beds, one 3-seat sofa, travel cot available upon request.. …see more
Granary Cottage is a cosy one bedroomed cottage with loads of character set in a quiet rural location with easy access to the beautiful Forest of Dean. Ideal for couples and perfect location for walking, mountain biking or visiting Ross-on-Wye, Monmouth and Cheltenham Ideal for couples - perfect location for walking, mountain biking or visiting Ross, Monmouth and Cheltenham …see more
Maximum 6 people, It is great space for families and group of friends. There are two double bedrooms with one double bed in the master bedroom and two singles in second , one double sofa bed in the sitting room, with open kitchen
Travel cot is available on request. We will be in touch with you while you stay with us to make sure you are happy and comfortable. …see more
The apartment is loacted within a private gated complex known as Panoramica golf and country club that has 24 hour security. Set in the middle of this beautifull Bernard Langer designed golf course the terraces give tranquil views for 10 kms or more, With all the mod cons you will feel at home within 10 minutes of unpacking your suitcase!! Well equiped. …see more
Beautiful rolling hills from this lovely bright, bungalow in Wales with open log fire, enclosed garden, fruit trees, pond, piano. Fully equipped, spacious and comfortable. Enjoy a warm welcome, amazing views of red kite and buzzard.
Self-catering accommodation in beautiful Wales near the market town of Rhayader. …see more
Chypons Farm is a small group of 200 year old stone barns and cottages set around a courtyard and bordered by a small river and woodland. The farm nestles on the side of a valley on the edge of Nancledra, just outside St Ives, and has views across gently rolling hills. …see more
Ancient Lights is a stone built fisherman's cottage, restored to give a lovely bright vintage feel. The cottage is independently owned and run and looked after with love. It is situated in one of the best positions just a minute from the beach with a sunny garden. St Ives offers superb sandy beaches, ideal for swimming & surfing (windbreaks and bodyboards are provided) …see more
Our self-catering accommodation in Edinburgh, Royal Park Terrace boasts uninterrupted views of Arthur's Seat and Holyrood Park from the sitting room window! Come and enjoy our excellent accommodation in Edinburgh. Free Internet Wi-Fi access and free on-street parking. Excellent accommodation overlooking Holyrood Park - 10/15 minutes walk to the Royal Mile.
'The Stockbridge' apartment, 2 bedrooms sleeps 4 (1 double, 1 twin). Located in Stockbridge, 10 minutes from Princes Street. On street parking, FREE WIFI, no pets, children welcome, no smoking. Kitchen, bathroom with bath and shower. …see more
Light and spacious 1 bedroom festival apartment off Easter Road. Sleeps 2+2. Fifteen (15) minute walk to Princes St / Royal Mile. No smoking. Free parking nearby, Free WIFI. Children welcome. Cats welcome (sorry, no dogs). …see more
The Padd is a stylish Cotswold stone self contained detached annexe in the grounds of the owners' traditional Cotswold stone house situated on the edge of the attractive village of Ampney Crucis. With views across open countryside the cottage enjoys a tranquil setting. Beds can be configured as 1 double and 1 King or 1 double with 2 singles. Travelcot available on request. …see more