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.
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
Little Bay apartment provides you with luxury and comfort, from the luxury linen and towels to wifi, blue ray dvd player and docking station.
Within walking distance of the ferry, train and bus terminals the apartment gives you an ideal base for exploring Argyll. …see more
Top quality accommodation for up to 4 in the popular Stroud valley town of Nailsworth. Ideal for two adults. Two additional guests can be accommodated on the double sofa bed in the living room area. The Retreat has a rural feel but the town centre is a 5 min walk away. We look forward to welcoming you and sharing all that Nailsworth and its surroundings have to offer. …see more
**New Property** Craigdarroch Cottage
Newly refurbished coachman's cottage. Excellent base for exploring the Scottish countryside. Enjoy the loch and mountain view while relaxing in front of the wood burning stove. Ideally located for the Ryder Cup 2014. …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
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
This family cottage features a large open plan sitting and dining room, a country kitchen, family bathroom, double bedroom and a twin bedded room.
Lomond cottage contains all the modern appliances needed for your self catering holiday.
A detached Cotswold-stone cottage offering high-end accommodation for two in the beautiful hamlet of Upper Slaughter. Surrounded by stunning countryside it's perfect for couples looking for a romantic break away. SHORT BREAKS available please contact us for a quote. We're proud to have been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award 2014. …see more
A well located comfortable house convenient for local beaches, the town centre and bustling harbour. 'Carvinack' is a light, spacious, well appointed and welcoming 1 bedroom semi-detached property located in a quiet residential area in Falmouth. …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
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
A farmhouse in the Scottish Highlands in a quiet glen. Surrounded by land. Ideal touring centre. 7 miles from Loch Ness. Beaches, forests, castles, the west coast, Aviemore and the Cairngorms all within reach.
Sorry, no dogs. ADULTS/TEENS ONLY because of risks to children, water courses, horses etc. No smoking …see more
On the edge of the Dales National Park Fox Cottage is the perfect base for exploring North Yorkshire or, if you prefer, just sitting by the fire reading a book or using the WiFi. Pubs, shops and tea rooms are only a short stroll away. Up to 2 dogs are very welcome. Fancy tea and cake? World famed Betty's Tearooms in Northallerton & Harrogate - both just 40 minutes away. …see more
An excellent venue for family and group celebrations, with versatile rooms allowing guests to celebrate together or take advantage of the games room and library. The bar is fully functional with optics and pumps so guests can order in kegs for the full pub experience. Mosspaul is bookable for short breaks and by the week. Bunks are triples suitable for adults and children …see more
Birch Cottage is a traditional 4 bedroomed cottage located in the village of Helmsdale, Sutherland. The village, which has all the local facilities that you could want (local shops, café, hotel, butchers), is ideally situated for exploring the North of Scotland. The south facing walled garden provides safe and private outdoor space for all the family.
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
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
Close to Loch Lomond and Gleneagles, nearby to golf, fishing and horse riding.
It has an enclosed garden with beautiful scenery, a great place to relax - children can happily play in the garden and you can keep an eye on them from all the public rooms.
Owner is happy to book golf at local clubs of Stirling, Dunblane, Auchterarder, Balfron or other by request. …see more
A characterful detached converted barn with a wealth of original features, hidden away in "forgotten Cornwall". Uniquely located between the North & South Cornish coast whilst offering a quiet rural retreat. Sleeps up to 4 people, private garden and patio. The mile long sandy beach of Praa Sands & Hendra is only 5 minutes' drive away from this relaxing hideaway. …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
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
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
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
Visit Britain grading ***
No internal steps
Quiet and secluded detached Property
Wonderful walking country
Sky free view Television
One Pet by arrangement Welcome pack of home made Welsh cakes, free range eggs, seasonal local produce, milk and tea or coffee .
This cottage in Grantown on Spey, in the Cairgorm National Park, great for exploring the Highlands of Scotland and local attractions, fishing, golf, biking, pony trekking, climbing, skiing, ornithology, the whiskey trail. Children and pet friendly. Real fire and wifi
Numerous local activities. ornithology, fishing, golf, cycling, hill walking, pony trekking, whisky trail, …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
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
Anstey Mills Cottage, 4* Gold (Quality in Tourism) self catering holidays for families & couples (+ pets). Child friendly, ideal for walking, birdwatching, cycling or just relaxing in front of the log burner or in the large garden. Peace & quiet in beautiful surrounds. Admire the stars in Exmoor's Dark Sky Reserve. …see more
Set in the rolling Perthshire Hills, in the grounds of the World Famous Gleneagles Hotel offering 3 Championship Golf Courses and an array of available facilities; fishing, shooting, horse riding, cycling etc. The Glenshee Ski Resort is within commuting distance.
Sky movies and sports package included. Information pertaining to local amenities and services in apartment. …see more
Amazing View! Underfloor heating, free wi-fi, pets friendly, garden, terrace with garden furniture, enclosed parking, all mod cons! Bed linen and towels provided. Golf nearby, walking, 5m to nearest beach. Views of Bamburgh Castle from cottage …see more
If you want to escape the rat race and settle into a quieter pace of life, Dan Y Coed and Llanidloes offer you a warm welcome in friendly, green and pleasant land.
Nearby are hills, mountains, rivers and the coast. Something for everyone. Eco brownie points:
We have insulation, fair trade tea and coffee, eco friendly washing up and recycling. …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
Delightful cottage. Village location in stunning Northumberland countryside, easy reach Northumberland National Park, Heritage Coast and Castles. Log burner. Conservatory overlooking south facing garden. Ideal for couples Stone cottage with walled garden but contemporary style inside …see more
Recently decorated throughout, Daisy Cottage has a modern yet cosy interior, set in a quiet location with the Jurassic coastline, West Bay (setting for ITV's Broadchurch) & Bridport town centre nearby.Free logs & pets welcome. Ideal for couples & families with facilities for babies & toddlers.
Will also consider single sex groups. …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
A comfortable, recently refurbished house on a quiet street within the medieval town walls of Conwy, a minute's walk from the town centre and river front. Two double bedrooms, separate cosy lounge with log burning stove and dining room provide space to relax in. …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
Located close to an award winning High Street, the salmon-rich River tweed, mountain biking and GO APE at Glentress Forest and mile upon mile of stunning countryside, this charming self catering property provides the perfect base for exploring this lovely area. Secure bike storage available
Yeavering Barn has a warm, peaceful feel to it, enhanced by the beautiful quiet surroundings. The perfect property whether you are looking for a a 5 star base to explore the area or looking for a quiet relaxing break to recharge your batteries. P.S.We are dog friendly …see more
Lovely 2 bedroom bungalow with gas central heating throughout. 1 double and 1 twin bed room, sitting room with freeview channels, Wii console and DVD player, well equipped kitchen, large dining room and shower room. Large garden and field. Well behaved pets welcome.
Modern Self Catering Apartment in the heart of the Fermanagh Lakelands. Walking trails and fishing close by. Great facilities for families, fishing enthusiasts, golfers, cyclists and anyone wishing to enjoy the natural beauty of Fermanagh and its visitor attractions. Golf, water-sports, equine pursuits and other outdoor activities are all available within a short drive. …see more
The beautiful two storey Coach House sleeps 8 people and is situated in the picturesque grounds of the Bragborough Hall estate and is perfect for families or a group of friends to enjoy a special break together, with lots to do on the farm and in the surrounds.
Quiet, spacious Edwardian house and garden on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park between Malham, Skipton, Grassington and Settle. Beautiful views in all directions. Excellent for the outdoor enthusiast, close to the Pennine Way. Just 1 mile from the A65.
There is a piano, music, books, wooden puzzles, dominoes, cards, solitaire & some games for rainy days …see more
Unique, charming property, retro features, modern twists
Spacious, comfortable lounge, freeview TV, unlimited wifi access
Fully equipped kitchen
Power shower, bath
Kingsize bed, bunk beds, double bed
Off road parking
Safe, secure, child friendly
Garden patio, BBQ Interesting and quirky features add to the overall charm of this cottage. Please feel free to ask specifics. …see more