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.
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
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
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.
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
**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
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
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
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
Idyllic rural retreat in the green hills of County Down. Close to famous Mourne Mountains, the shores of Carlingford Lough, Newry, Warrenpoint and Rostrevor. Within 90 minute drive from Dublin and Belfast airports. …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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Cosy cottage in the Lake District, with exposed beams, log fire, woodburning stove, quirky and quaint with lots of character. Lovely secluded garden with views of Urswick Tarn.
Close to golf, horseriding, cycing, and all the lake district attractions …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
4* STB Graded Self Catering Cottage
Great Walking & Cycling Area
Fully heated plus wood burning stove.
Linen & towels provided.
Twin OR Double Bed
iPod docking station
Shop & Cafe 2 mins walk
Private Garden & Parking
Loch Lomond 20 mins by car
Helensburgh & Hill House 13 miles
Check in 16:00
Check out 10.00
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
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
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
Unique building - used to be the deer larder for the estate
Private access to Loch Ness
Romantic - we have had engagements, weddings and honeymoons
Proximity to Castles, fun trips and whisky distilleries the Great Glen Way and Munros …see more
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
Set within tranquil grounds of 1.25 acres bordering onto Wheal Grey Lake. High quality accommodation for a family or two couples. Outdoor barbecue, dining areas and a heated garden room overlooking the lake; a quiet haven, close to beautiful beaches. …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
Garden Cottage is a charming two bedroom hideaway set in the stunning Kent countryside near the quaint village of Egerton. This original stone barn conversion with wood burning stove and master bedroom in the eaves is a cosy base for rural adventures. One large basket of logs is provided.
Cot and high chair provided
Furnished to a very high standard this idyllic Farmstay retreat offers the perfect backdrop to your holiday. Surrounded by history and beautiful rural landscape the unique setting of this 3 bedroomed self catering let will not disappoint. Farm tours available on request. …see more
Sparth Cottage is an attractive barn conversion, situated in a quiet, picturesque setting near a canal and wooded lake in the Pennine Colne Valley, just outside the Peak District National Park.
Private yard at front with seating,
Wide selection of books, DVDs and games.
Parking for 2 cars.
One bedroomed refurbished country property with ensuite.
views and raised deck area
Area of outstanding natural Beauty
walking/ horse riding
ideally situated for touring the north and the Scottish Borders
character features …see more
A tranquil and well-appointed luxury log cabin with views across the Cotswolds yet with easy access to London and the A40, Coomb Cottage is the perfect country getaway for walking, touring, biking or just soaking up the sunsets and recharging the batteries. …see more
Sea views from all rooms
Wild scenery right outside the window
Unspoiled beauty just outside the gate
Cosy and comfortable base to explore, relax, or just 'stop and stare'
Rugged mountains, wooded valleys, rushing rivers, waterfalls, sandy beaches and more... Short breaks 3-6 nights available in all seasons apart from high season. Contact owners for 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
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
Hope Cottage is a charming 18th Century detached property in a quiet, picturesque village, perfect for a romantic getaway. Its private garden is tranquil on sunny days, while the wood-burner keeps out the winter chills, and a cosy local pub is just two minutes walk away Perfect for a romantic break or a walking holiday in the beautiful south Cotswolds …see more
Located in the national parks, yet close to amenities. Excellent walking and cycling area. Close to lots of tourist attractions, castles and historic places. Well laid out property with log burner and wi-fi. Country pub just around the corner. Free welcome pack …see more
Visit Britain four star graded C17th cottage,luxury king size bed, woodburning stove, rural views, charming courtyard garden with bbq, modern shower room with large shower, well equipped kitchen with condiments included, welcome tray including local and homemade produce Charming country pub, restaurant and village shop all within a 20 minute walk.
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.
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
The Homestead at Southcombe Farm is a luxury holiday cottage situated in the heart of a gorgeous 60 acre farm. Only about a mile from the lovely market town of Holsworthy and 10 miles from the North Cornwall Coast. Perfect for couples or families.
With its private garden and sunny veranda it is the perfect place to relax and unwind in a stud fam setting! …see more
Large kitchen with a range cooker and an island and a pantry next to the kitchen for the ultimate farmhouse experience. Underfloor heating for those chiller days and a quiet, back terrace for a drink in the sun when the weather is that bit kinder. Wifi available. …see more
Imaginative, spacious coachhouse conversion in grounds of country house in glorious S Devon. Stunning coast, rugged Dartmoor, beaches, rivers, pubs, outings, child friendly, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, double-height living room, CH, log fires, courtyard & enclosed garden. LATE AVAILABILITY
w/b Sat 20 September £493
w/b Sat 4 & 18 October £467 & £499