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Going on holiday and visiting some of the best beaches in Europe really makes for a fantastic time. The great thing is that you can even find some holiday villas and cottages nearby, so getting plenty of sun, sea and sand every day is a given.


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Barn rental in Wimille

Pas-de-Calais / Wimille

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden

from £44 / night

£276 - £367 / week

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from £44 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Bradworthy

Devon / Bradworthy

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly

from £44 / night

£305 - £720 / week

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from £44 / night

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Holiday barn in Ladignac le Long

Haute-Vienne / Ladignac le Long

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £44 / night

£302 - £1018 / week

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from £44 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Downderry holiday barn rental

Cornwall / Downderry

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Fab cottage” One of the best cottages I have ever stayed at, will definitely return. Thanks for a great stay. Mark
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from £110 / night

£350 - £795 / week

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from £110 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Port Isaac

Cornwall / Port Isaac

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly

from £75 / night

£425 - £1149 / week

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from £75 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in La Chatre

Indre / La Chatre

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Ask about pets
“We found a little bit of paradise” We loved staying in this unusual apartment in a beautifully renovated barn. The site is gorgeous vista with rolling hills. Our hosts, Bill and Pen, were unbelievable helpful. Bill and Pen, came to guide us to our
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from £65 / night

£295 - £395 / week

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from £65 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Fairbourne holiday barn rental

Gwynedd / Fairbourne

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Miss” Fully equipped cottage in a beautiful location. Owners excellent - nothing was too much trouble. Ideal for walking and exploring the North Wales area with the added bonus of pony trekking on the doorstep. Equestrian Centre run by the owner of th
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from £95 / night

£450 - £600 / week

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from £95 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Freshwater East

Pembroke / Freshwater East

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“There is no better place to spend a holiday in Pembrokeshire!” We loved the house (completely renovated, large kitchen, huge bathroom with shower and bath, 3 bedrooms and a lovely living room), and the wonderful garden - not only the kids (10 years) e
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from £75 / night

£470 - £1230 / week

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from £75 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Llanfaethlu holiday barn rental

Anglesey / Llanfaethlu

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Great location, fabulous cottage” Just returned from wonderful family holiday, great location, fab beach within easy walk. Cottage spacious and comfortable, gorgeous bedding. Kitchen extremely well equipped. Owner very friendly and accommodating. Eve
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from £100 / night

£950 / week

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from £100 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Marhamchurch

Bude / Marhamchurch

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely accomodation” Really beautiful place, with a lovely garden. It had everything you could ask for, and the owners were very helpful. Its a place where you can unwind, if you want a lively holiday then I wouldn't recommend it, but if you want pe
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from £68 / night

£331 - £702 / week

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from £68 / night

(39) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Cotmore holiday barn rental

Kingsbridge / Cotmore

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Home from home but top notch” All the amenities were first class and tasteful and we really enjoyed eating the contents of welcome basket and thoughtful 6 fresh eggs. We were not sight-seeing,as we were hunting down ancesters in the local parish churc
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from £105 / night

£475 - £950 / week

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from £105 / night

(8) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday barn rental

St Clears / Llangynin

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Child friendly

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from £210 / night

£730 - £1020 / week

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from £210 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday barn with golf nearby in Fairbourne

Gwynedd / Fairbourne

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

from £90 / night

£400 - £700 / week

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from £90 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Mawddach Estuary holiday barn rental

Barmouth / Mawddach Estuary

3 5 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly

from £43 / night

£300 - £500 / week

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from £43 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday barn in Wereham

King's Lynn / Wereham

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“Peaceful, relaxing and a superb break from home!” We've just come back from three nights in Stable 1 and we've had a super, relaxing family time! Jackie and Tony were brilliant hosts - chocolate eclairs, tea/coffee on arrival, a beautiful, clean cosy
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from £95 / night

£390 - £485 / week

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from £95 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Little Haven

Pembrokeshire / Little Haven

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“quiet, spacious and home from home” Needed a Christmas retreat, and this was perfect for our family of four plus dog. A really quiet spot, very close to little haven, St Brides and Marloes Sands. A lovely space, equipped with everything you need and a
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from £60 / night

£480 - £620 / week

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from £60 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday barn letting

Ceredigion / Llangrannog

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Amazing highly recommended” Wow wow wow!!!!! Amazing place so so beautiful would highly recommend staying so peaceful and in a beautiful setting defo going back!!!!!!
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from £80 / night

£440 - £750 / week

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from £80 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Le Bugue

Dordogne / Le Bugue

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Stunning Secluded Barn, Superb Location, Simply Excellant” Apart from its' stunning prettiness and superb location, the barn is very well equipped, comfortable, clean and just everything we hoped for. La Guillarmie has a real French charm and guar
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from £150 / night

£700 - £1100 / week

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from £150 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday barn rental

Cornwall / St Just

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Relaxing comfort in a lovely property with excellent facilities” We booked both barns for a family get together over New Year. We received a warm welcome and immediately felt at home in the property.The design and furnishing of both properties has bee
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from £140 / night

£778 - £1722 / week

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from £140 / night

(7) Excellent 

21

Barn rental in Widemouth Bay with tennis court

Bude-Stratton / Widemouth Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic luxury accommodation with everything you could need. Highly recommended” We stayed at Cottons Cottage during a very cold March and had a fantastic break. The accommodation is so warm, homely, decorated to a very high standard and with everyt
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from £99 / night

£350 - £895 / week

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from £99 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Blaenannerch holiday barn rental

Ceredigion / Blaenannerch

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
“MAGICAL, TRANQUIL HOLIDAY - didn't want to leave!” Wow - what a magical place! We loved the secluded woodland and peacefulness of the whole area - just sitting by the balcony with the doors open listening to the wildlife and enjoying the countrysi
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from £75 / night

£460 - £595 / week

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from £75 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Barn rental in Fowey

Cornwall / Fowey

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect” It was an amazing pleasure to spend a week in this beautiful house and the wonderful free open space. My dogs loved their time. We could find no fault with the facilities. Our week was perfect
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from £100 / night

£695 - £1650 / week

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from £100 / night

(9) Excellent 

21

Truro holiday barn rental

Truro District / Truro

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 17 km
  • Child friendly
“Ideal for coast, countryside & Sea” Ideal and relaxing location for couples or families. near to Truro's market town with an great array of shops and close to the wonderful beaches of the North coast. Excellent facilities kids play area, all amenitie
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from £90 / night

£598 - £875 / week

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from £90 / night

(20) Excellent 

20

Maiden Newton holiday barn rental

Dorset / Maiden Newton

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
“Another great holiday” We returned to Lynchette Barn for a week's holiday at the beginning of September. As before the house was just right for our party and this year we had the addition of our year old granddaughter. The family of three generations
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from £140 / night

£760 - £1900 / week

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from £140 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Bude holiday barn rental

Bude-Stratton / Bude

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“The perfect rural retreat” Situated in the ideal place for exploring the Cornwall countryside, but within a short drive of several fantastic beaches and the ameanitities of Bude. The property and surroundings were perfect for our three boys 6,7 &12,
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from £165 / night

£540 - £1195 / week

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from £165 / night

(7) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday barn in Helston

Cornwall / Helston

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“First Class Accommodation that I would recommend to anyone.” The accommodation is First Class. It is comfortable and well appointed with all the amenities you could wish for. The owner not only provided breakfast items but also many other items were a
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from £70 / night

£295 - £665 / week

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from £70 / night

(16) Excellent 

22

Holiday barn in Southole

Bideford / Southole

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“The perfect place to stay” Week St Mary is cosy and beautifully presented. The coastal and countryside walks are stunning but most of all the warm welcome made our stay very special
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from £67 / night

£295 - £660 / week

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from £67 / night

(10) Excellent 

21

Holiday barn rental

Cornwall / Penhallow

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly

from £50 / night

£350 - £780 / week

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from £50 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Eclance holiday barn rental

Aube / Eclance

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful property in scenic setting” Property was of a very high standard. Garden and views lovely. Our older kids enjoyed the table tennis and WiFi and also it was nice having books and board games we could use. Didn't manage to catch the bread van,
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from £138 / night

£854 - £1121 / week

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from £138 / night

(13) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday barn in Porthleven

Helston / Porthleven

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Mrs” A lovely comfortable cottage with everything you need. The driveway is a little bit tricky for a low ish car but when you get used to it, it's ok. Thank you for all the arrival gifts, bread,milk,eggs etc. Only 5 mins from Porthleven where our fam
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from £52 / night

£364 - £856 / week

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from £52 / night

(5) Very Good 

12

Holiday barn in Amble

Northumberland / Amble

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely, comfortable cottage in an amazing location.” Sandsedge is a super cottage, well furnished and equipped (though lacking a dishwasher), with comfortable beds and great views over Druridge Pools NWT reserve. It's a five minute walk to the dunes
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from £55 / night

£350 - £695 / week

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from £55 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday barn with golf nearby in St Just

Cornwall / St Just

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“On the beautiful SW Coastal Path” A fantastic 'upside down' barn conversion about a mile from St Just in the coastal countryside with great all round facilities for one or two people including a large bedroom, lovely bathroom and sun-trap patio.
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from £70 / night

£315 - £610 / week

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from £70 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Nontron

Nontron / La Rochebeaucourt et Argentine

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 145 km
  • Swimming pool

from £65 / night

£400 - £825 / week

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from £65 / night

(10) Very Good 

25

Holiday barn rental

Charente-Maritime / La Rochelle

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £52 / night

£330 - £950 / week

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from £52 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Holiday barn in Widemouth Bay

Bude-Stratton / Widemouth Bay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely and relaxing in perfect location with beautiful views.” Travelled with husband and son for a wedding in the area. Barn in lovely location and very well equipped . Owners seem to have thought of everything including a pair of binoculars to view
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from £95 / night

£395 - £950 / week

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from £95 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Ski barn to rent in Shaldon

Devon / Shaldon

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Ski

from £80 / night

£415 - £810 / week

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from £80 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Widecombe in the Moor

Dartmoor National Park / Widecombe in the Moor

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
“Gorgeous, warm cottage, very comfortable” The cottage is beautiful, with a lot of oak (the clue is in the name!) on display, The bedrooms and en-suites are luxurious, with clever lighting and all conveniences. Upstairs is open plan and airy with a sma
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from £160 / night

£770 - £1250 / week

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from £160 / night

(9) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday barn with shared pool in Crazannes

Charente-Maritime / Crazannes

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely cottage in great location” We spent a lovely week at the gite, unfortunately the weather wasn't so lovely but this made us get out more to explore the area. The gite was spotlessly clean on our arrival, and Catherine the owner was there to
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from £80 / night

£360 - £1140 / week

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from £80 / night

(96) Excellent 

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Barn letting in Cotmore

Kingsbridge / Cotmore

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Great location and high quality accomodation” We had an excellent long weekend in the barn, well equipped and furnished with nice touches like the quality welcome pack. Beautiful coastline where we enjoyed long walks, set up for the day with bacon and
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from £105 / night

£500 - £1050 / week

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(13) Very Good 

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Holiday barn with golf nearby in Burnham-on-Crouch

Essex / Burnham-on-Crouch

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Beautiful accommodation, superb location, warm welcome” We had a wonderful week staying in the Hayloft with our 2 children and large dog, Buster. The barn has been stylishly and sympathetically restored with bags of character. Great linen and a powe
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from £100 / night

£560 - £770 / week

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