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.
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
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
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
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
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
Comfortable, well equipped holiday cottage for up to 6 people. Located on the coast in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Only 250 metres from Freshwater beach and the Coastal Path. Very reasonable rates. A great base for families, outdoor activities and relaxation. …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
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
Self Contained Single Storey Annexe/Studio
Off Road Parking
Quiet Village Location
Local Facilities include Post Office, Garage/Mini Supermarket, Pub (within walking distance)
Walking & Cycling Routes nearby
Public Golf Course within a mile
Wagtail is a fully accessible holiday lodge with private terrace overlooking our coarse fishing lake. It has 1 bedroom and an accessible wet room. It has a specially adapted low level kitchen for wheelchair users inc. washer/dryer. The lounge has a sofabed and HDTV. Facilities include an indoor pool, licensed bar (seasonal opening hours), coarse fishing lake & games room …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
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.
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
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 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
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
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
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
The Courtyard Cottage offers a suite of four ground floor rooms just 1 mile from Marlborough. Cozy and private with home from home comforts. Visit Avebury, Stonehenge, Bath, Marlborough, Oxford and Salisbury, or enjoy the neigboring ridgeway walks and cycle paths. …see more
We pride ourselves in providing Quality Self Catering Accommodaion in a Spectacular Scenic Location.
The "Perfect" retreat to explore the Highlands of Scotland, enjoy many of the Out Door Acitivities on your door step or just Chill and Relax in the comfort of your lodge Ideal for Climbing, Walking, Sking, Water Sports, Wild Life Enthusiasts.
Loch Ness & Fort Augustus 12 Miles …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
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
The perfect location from which to explore the local towns and villages either by car or on foot. Multiple walks criss crossing the beautiful cotswold and Vale of Evesham countryside. Located on the Blossom trail which is a must see in the spring. Perfect location from which to visit the home of National Hunt Horse Racing at Cheltenham. …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
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
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
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
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
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
3 bedroom self catering holiday accomodation situated in a quiet cul-de-sac right in the heart of the traditional English seaside town of Broadstairs. Comfortable accommodation, off street parking, and just a short walk to the sandy beaches and town centre.
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
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
Village locn, 4 star converted chapel. 10 mins from Stamford/Burghley Hse & ideal for Rutland Water & historic stone towns of Oakham, Oundle, Cambridge. Local area is popular for walking, cycling, fishing, sailing & stately homes. Discount for 2 weeks plus, please ask. Prices inc gas,electricity,linen & towels. Discount for 2 or 3 guests 3+ days. 2 well behaved dogs welcome …see more
This fully equipped two bedroom first floor apartment sleeps 4 and offers bright spacious accommodation with both bedrooms having en-suite shower facilities. With, a well-equipped kitchen/diner and a large lounge area leading to a patio area. …see more
Well equipped cabin on holiday park with laundry, children's play park, games room with pool table and darts. Ideal for families, couples, friends or singles with beds made up ready for arrival. Relax in the stunning surroundings or explore the many activities on offer. Telford bridge, Moriston falls, St.Columba's well,
Caledonian Canal, Loch ness monster, Urquhart castle …see more
We have sympathetically restored this original Withy workers cottage keeping as many original features as possible. Situated at the end of a quiet lane with the garden overlooking the fields to the levels and moors beyond ideal for walking and exploring the area on foot Mary Coombes Health & Beauty Spa nearby - relax and unwind, special rates for couples or group bookings. …see more
This cottage in Grantown on Spey, in the Cairgorm National Park, is 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 …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
Orchard Barn @Berllanderi offers lots of space both inside and outside overlooking spectacular views. A great place to visit both to relax and get out and about with many interesting places to visit on the doorstep. The Barn is rated as 5 Star by Visit Wales. …see more