From the quaint Cotswolds to the tranquil Lake District, we have thousands of rural retreats around the UK that will give you the perfect peaceful break.
Choose a charming holiday cottage in Cornwall, Devon or on the Isle of Wight, or find an exquisitely converted farmhouse in the Peak District or the Lakes. Snowdonia National Park and the Scottish Highlands both provide mesmerising backdrops for your stay.
Some of our UK 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.
Newport 3.5 miles
Good for walkers
Ground floor bed+bathroom
King size bed
Near golf course
Near riding stable
Walk to pub
Dog Friendly …see more
There is something for everyone. Children will love chickens with young and ducks/outdoor games etc. Will suit hard of walking as all on one level with tranquil view. Adults can play golf, sit in summerhouse and look over lake with newspaper in morning. Dogs welcome Where else will you get home made bread, fresh free range eggs, and watch the chickens roaming about freely. …see more
Thorncliffe House sleeps 8 people in 4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms. Ideally located to visit many attractions in the Peak District & Derbyshire Dales or for walking and cycling. The house is very spacious with a log burner & secure parking for your car or bikes. Free wifi Bookings start at 3pm on a Friday or a Monday and finish at 10am on a Friday or a Monday. 3/4/7 night breaks …see more
Stable Cottage is set within rolling countryside on the edge of the conservation village of Minto. The property overlooks the Minto Hills and has gardens to the front with views of the golf course.
Stable Cottage overlooks the 18 hole Minto Golf course which welcomes visitors. …see more
The cottage is easily found, but quietly tucked away above the hamlet of Henshaw in the South Tyne Valley. The views of the beautiful valley spread out before it are as good as any in the North Pennines and Northumberland National Park on the other. Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site and Vindolanda Fort and Settlement. only a Roman stone's throw away. …see more
This river fronted holiday apartment is attached to the Old Forge Pumphouse with its own entrance and private seating area outside. It has one double bedroom, bathroom with bath, a fully fitted kitchen/living area. Sleeps 2 people but a 3rd can be accommodated. A generous welcome pack is provided..
Access to the owners washing machine if required. …see more
Mill Cottage is a lovely holiday cottage hidden away on the Greetham Valley estate amidst beautiful Rutland countryside. This detached 17th century barn conversion sleeps 5 + a baby and up to 2 well-behaved dogs are very welcome. …see more
September Cottage offers stylishly unique and extremely comfortable accommodations. Perfect for fishing, walking, bird watching, sightseeing and couples or families. It is very close to the Tweed, the Southern Upland Way and Melrose, home of the Borders Book Festival. …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
A little haven on the Northumberland Heritage Coast, Poppy Cottage Embleton will give you a holiday to remember.
Unique personal touches to enhance your stay, enjoy your welcome pack full of delicious homemade treats and locally sourced produce.
Grade 2-listed, riverside mill apartment; 2 bedrooms, bathroom & shower room; fishing rights; secluded location in mature gardens; views over river Aire & Pennine Way; good pub food & shops nearby; conveniently located for many attractions and activities; parking Renovated & refurbished for 2014, the apartment offers a luxurious and relaxing venue for a holiday …see more
Storehouse Cottage is a 18th century stone cottage with best views in Wales which has recently been fully renovated to update it to the 21st century, whilst retaining the old world charm. The cottage is constructed of locally mined stone with walls nearly 2 foot thick. Storehouse boasts some of the best views in Wales. Pets welcome with a mountain at the rear to walk. …see more
Warm and inviting detached cottage in conservation area of a lovely village. It is close to beautiful beaches and the stunning old fishing villages of the East Neuk of Fife. Only 10 miles from St Andrews & Edinburgh only an hour away. Lots of things to see and do. Ideally situated for activities such as golf, walking, cycling & water sports. Or just curl up with a book! …see more
Listed traditional 2 bedroom cottage, built in 1828 in the small hamlet of Bogmoor, located 3 miles from Fochabers which is in the heart of the Morayshire Whiskey trail and a mile from the famous Salmon populated River Spey. Property benefits from a large secluded rear garden, with off road parking. …see more
The Peak District offers an area of natural beauty, natural heritage, and wonderful landscapes and opportunities to experience tranquility and quiet; and dark night skies. A perfect location for those seeking active leisure, culture and relaxation and thrill seekers. With spectacular views over the surrounding countryside, relax and unwind in a wonderful peaceful setting. …see more
Heather cottage, 3 bedroom self catering Holiday cottage, sleeps 5 plus baby cot. Located on a 25 Acre farm in Betws Yn Rhos, Abergele, North Wales. Family friendly, corporate bookings welcome. …see more
The farm is conveniently situated 3 miles from the historic market town of Ruthin and 1 mile from Rhewl village and the Drovers Arms pub.
Snowdonia - 1 hour's drive
Chester – half an hour's drive
Bala – 22 miles
Rhyl -18 miles
Llangollen – 17 miles …see more
NEW JUNE 2013 Ardenia is situated in the delightful village of Appleton Wiske, close to the North Yorks moors and easily accessible from the A19. Sleeping 2/3 people, the bungalow is light and spacious. A conservatory and fenced patio area overlook garden and fields. …see more
Set in the grounds of Valley Farm, Rookyard Cottage offers comfortable and well equipped accommodation in a newly built, timber framed eco-friendly building. Guests have use of an indoor heated swimming pool. …see more
Wing of 17th Century Farmhouse in spectacular traffic-free location down a country track one mile from the sea and the Jurassic Coast Path. Peace and tranquillity - a unique paradise in a timeless setting. This Grade II listed farmhouse is in an area of outstanding natural beauty. …see more
Beautifully restored stone-built cottages boasting underfloor heating and green energy heat pumps. Located on the lower slopes of Moel Siabod,our cottages are former quarrymen's dwellings and retain their original charm. The views from our cottages are unrivalled. We have lovely equipment available for baby at no extra charge, but MUST be requested at time of booking. …see more
Carraig Thura sits in a commanding position above Loch Awe with open views to Ben Lui and across to the Loch Fyne hills. Kilchurn Castle is located close by and is easily viewed from our gardens. The house is located in a stunning area of natural beauty. We aim to provide a restful, relaxing and comfortable stay for our guests. …see more
Fully modernised, self catering house offering safe, flexible accommodation in a beautiful and peaceful island setting, close to beaches and walks. Sleeps up to 8 people, fully modernised, accept pets, travel cot and highchair available on request.. This is lovely, stylish holiday accommodation offering the ideal hebridean holiday experience. …see more
One of two self-catering cottages in a private 'chocolate box' courtyard hidden in the heart of the village. Great property for families, couples and friends getting together. Near great beaches and also close to a number of country pursuits. Dogs welcome. …see more
Located in the beautiful English village of Burwash famous for being the home of author Rudyard Kipling. Cairndale is a spacious semi-detached 1930's built cottage with many of its original traditional features still intact and just 30 minutes' drive from the coast. The cottage is located less than a 5 minute walk from local pubs, eateries and shops. …see more
WHEELHOUSE is one of a picturesque courtyard of cottages in open countryside on the edge of the market town of Pickering. They have many original features and are furnished with the emphasis on comfort and relaxation. Large Gardens with a garden house, BBQ & play area. VisitEngland "Four Star" and“Gold Award” for exceptional quality of accommodation & customer service …see more
Dornoch Pitgrudy Holiday Park large double en suite bedroom with king Size Bed, spacious Twin Room. All linen and towels provided. Close to Dornoch town centre (15 minute walk). Royal Dornoch golf course Dunrobin Castle Glenmorangie Distillery. 10% Discount for Couples! …see more
The Cotswolds are designated as England's largest ANOB – as an area it's 100 miles north to south. Here in the South Cotswolds the area has a slightly wilder nature, especially in the five beautiful valleys around Stroud, Slad Valley is considered the most unspoilt. The house is surrounded by nature reserves, meadows, wild orchids, steep climbs and wonderful views. …see more
A peaceful garden retreat in the heart of the Eden Valley - Enjoy a romantic break in 'The Garden Cottage' with high beamed ceilings and 4 poster bed. Relax in the 5 acre grounds, go walking or cycling, or tour the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. The choice is yours! Winner of the "Award of Excellence for Cottage Accommodation of the year 2013' by 'The Shires Magazine' …see more
No. One Pudding Lane is a unique and inspiring conversion of an 18th century listed building which offers the opportunity to holiday in high class comfort. Included in the renovation is a striking timber and glass tower with views acoss the surrounding countryside. …see more
Luxury holiday let in newly converted barn, 2 x ensuite bedrooms plus sofa bed. Additional double plus ensuite may be available at extra cost. Vaulted ceilings, exposed beams,woodburner stove, fully fitted kitchen/utility, pet friendly and all situated on Peddars way. The rural location is perfect for visiting Sandringham, the stunning Holkham beach to name but a few trips. …see more
Thairn cottage is one bedroomed, warm & spacious, in the heart of the Scottish Borders, peaceful spot 3 m N of Kelso. Easy reach coast, hills, Edinburgh. S-facing conservatory, garden and patio with views to Tweed valley & Cheviots. Log burning stove. All on on 1 level. Thairn cottage is pet free & smoke free. …see more
Brand new luxury cottage is located in a historic stone building just 100m from the beautiful sandy beach at Spittal. Cottage has free Wi-Fi & comes with smart TV, dishwasher, washer and dryer and microwave. Dog-friendly and also suitable for the less mobile
Guests can bring two well-behaved dogs but we do ask that they be kept off furniture and out of the bedroom. …see more
Rural location and perfect cottage for relaxation and a base to explore the west coast of Scotland. Grove Cottage is our hidden gem and we feel privileged to be able to share it with visitors to the area. …see more
With fantastic views from the sitting room down the valley to the taw estuary Harvest is ideal for the larger family or 4 adults wanting more room. Wooden beams and log burner make this an ideal bolt hole to explore North Devon …see more
Beautiful secluded cottage. Close to Tarbert. Off the road, the only traffic the ferry sailing past. Renovated from a traditional stone cottage, thoughtfully decorated, the open plan layout has many original features. A haven for walkers and cyclists.. Get away from it all. See the seals bask on nearby rocks and enjoy strolls along the peaceful shore. …see more
“Immaculate, and very well equipped in an ideal location for garden visits”
"A hidden gem"
"Just perfect for two"
"Fabulous accommodation, great locatIon, excellent pub only 5 mins walk away"
Some of our guest reviews.
Book now for 2015 at 2014 prices!
The cottage has a cozy lounge with log burner for the winter evenings or a outdoor barbecue and seating for the long summer evenings. There are two mountain bikes for guests use and binoculars for watching the wild life from the comfort of your arm chair.
BT Broadband + WiFi
Travel cot available (Please bring your own cot bedding)
High chair available! …see more
Lovely spacious stone built former Coach house set in mature south westerly facing gardens with a quaint stream running through the garden.
Just added short breaks now available for autumn/winter …see more
The Cider Press offers delightful cottage accommodation for up to 3 persons. We are situated in the beautiful Brinsop valley close to Hereford and Hay-on-Wye which makes this property the ideal location to explore Herefordshire and the Welsh Marches. …see more
Burlton Cottages is situated on a 500 acre private farming estate. Country walks through arable fields are available so that the abundant wildlife can be enjoyed at your leisure. Burlton is well located for Shrewsbury and Ellesmere which both offer many attractions.
Burlton has a village pub so if you don't fancy cooking you can dine out, or Shrewsbury is not far away. …see more
Cosaig self catering holiday house sleeps 4-6 in the Scottish Border's town of Innerleithen. Recently refurbished with all mod cons, Cosaig provides family, dog, mountain biker and cyclist friendly accommodation. Much of the cottage and garden is wheelchair accessible …see more
If it's a peaceful, relaxing rural retreat you're after then The Bothy is the place for you. Perfectly placed for exploring all that the Scottish Highlands have to offer whether golf, fishing, walking, wildlife or whisky, it's all on your doorstep in beautiful Moray. …see more
Converted stone barn in 7 acres in a quiet rural setting. 2 large en-suite bedrooms and 2 smaller rooms. Farm house kitchen and sitting room with wood burning stove. Close to Liskeard, Looe and Polperro. Easy access to major roads and the attractions of Cornwall. Spacious well equipped rooms with large bathrooms with bath and separate walk in shower. …see more
Beautiful converted barn with breathtaking views over the countryside. Gwennol Cottage is extremely comfortable, spacious and most welcoming. It offers the perfect escape with all of the modern facilities we have come to expect. …see more
Stone Cottage provides welcoming accommodation with internet connection, open fire, off road parking and ipod dock. Rural setting yet close to local amenities. Perfect for couples and small families. Ideal location for walking, cycling, fishing and golfing holidays. …see more
This delightful bungalow is set in one acre of beautiful gardens with a summer house and a large pond. Set amid charming countryside within easy reach of the forest of dean, symonds yat, cheltenham, gloucester, the cotswolds and malvern. Close to numerous attractions.
Excellent base for touring, fishing, cycling and walking. …see more