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Holiday barn rental

Charente / Bonnes

6 14 3 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Stunning spacious barn conversion, sleeps 14, ideal for large family/combined groups. 10mx5m heated swimming pool. Private grounds. Open plan luxurious interiors. Wifi. Quiet. Views. Wedding parties, perfect summer holidays, beautiful Christmas get-away. Superb reviews.  …see more

from £300 / night

£1300 - £1600 / week

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from £300 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Mid Wales holiday barn rental

Ceredigion / Lampeter

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly
Luxury 5 Star rated property3 sun terraces and two private gardensAll year round Hot tub houseGames room,with snooker/pool table, air hockey and dartsPrivate coarse FishingBike hire with drop off and pick upIdeal base for outdoor activities & cultural pursuits  …see more

from £103 / night

£720 - £1600 / week

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from £103 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday barn rental

Manche / Ducey

4 6 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
Situated in a quiet pretty rural location the barn has been converted into a 4 bedroom cozy but spacious country cottage. The interior is a combination of traditional oak beams; comfy sofa's but with a modern country kitchen providing all the facilities to make sur  …see more

from £73 / night

£505 - £708 / week

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from £73 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Barn rental in North Walsham

North Walsham / Ridlington/Walcott Coastal Towns

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Child friendly
PEREGRINE BARN - in north norfolk-near safe sandy beach-4 star gold award vist britain-private garden with hot tub-easy walking access-on 1 level-3 bedrooms-sleeps 6-wifi-4 poster beds-free standing baths. Pet Friendly walking distance shops pubs restaurants.  …see more

from £78 / night

£550 - £1248 / week

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from £78 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Dunsford

Dartmoor National Park / Dunsford

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Fg  …see more

from £115 / night

£543 - £1367 / week

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from £115 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Barn rental in Downderry

Cornwall / Downderry

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Terrific - a perfect break!!” We booked the Moohey for a week's break in Cornwall and chance to get together with our children for our Ruby wedding anniversary celebration. The whole experience was an absolute delight!! The Moohey is a wonderful p  …see more

from £65 / night

£375 - £845 / week

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from £65 / night

(6) Excellent 

23

Barn rental in Les Salles Lavauguyon

Les Salles Lavauguyon / Raverlat

4 11 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
“First class luxury in a rural setting” The barn at Ravelat provided our extended family group with all the comforts of home and more! High standard facilities inside and out and roomy accommodation made it perfect for our range of needs. A car is e  …see more

from £120 / night

£800 - £1600 / week

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from £120 / night

(1) Excellent 

23

Slapton holiday barn rental

Devon / Slapton

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
SLAPTON, SOUTH DEVON  …see more

from £59 / night

£413 - £641 / week

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from £59 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday barn with shared pool in Auckland

Auckland Region / Auckland

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Explore one of the three pohutukawa- fringed bays – Sullivans (Otarawao) Bay, Mita (Otuawao) Bay and Te Muri Bay by hiking or kayak.There are many outstanding sights, activities and dining options in the area which are available on request.Te Muri Ridge is located in Ma  …see more

from £151 / night

£778 / week

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from £151 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Bishops Lydeard holiday barn rental

Somerset / Bishops Lydeard

10 25 Min stay varies

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 25
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Child friendly
“26 Very Happy Campers” A double 30th birthday weekend with 26 friends. We had assumed that organising a 4 day holiday for this many complicated characters was going to be a logistical nightmare - but the hardest part was the extensive web search fo  …see more

from £707 / night

£4949 / week

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from £707 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Portreath holiday barn rental

Portreath / Cambrose

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“would stay here again” great quiet location close to beaches and supermarket within driving distance only 5mins for all. very clean and tidy everything provided, owners were welcoming and flexible with us as we had car trouble on drive down. would sta  …see more

from £40 / night

£260 - £650 / week

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from £40 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in West Country

Newquay / Saint Newlyn East

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“A wonderful golden wedding anniversary weekend with family” What can I say this barn was everything and more than we expected it to be . We had such a lovely time. It was well equipped with everything you could possibly need , and very clean throughou  …see more

from £165 / night

£1145 - £2870 / week

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from £165 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Arthog

Gwynedd / Arthog

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
Ty Hir is a spacious, comfortable property with 4 bedrooms sleeping 8+1 persons, 2 shower/bathrooms , large lounge /diner /colour tv with Freeview/DvD, Wood burner, free WiFi, court yard with parking and BBQ area with Table and chairs & umbrella. Set just off the A493  …see more

from £120 / night

£450 - £850 / week

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from £120 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Winterton-on-Sea holiday barn rental

Norfolk / Winterton-on-Sea

12 26 Min stay varies

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 26
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Child friendly
“High standard with great attention to detail.” We made a group booking and occupied all cottages for a recent long weekend. Everyone in our party was delighted with the high standard of this accommodation. Warm and cozy lounges; well-equipped kitchens  …see more

from £390 / night

£2850 - £4400 / week

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from £390 / night

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Holiday barn rental

Wadebridge / St Issey

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
Millers Loft is one of 3 barns situated on our family run beef farm. We are approximately 4 miles from the picturesque fishing town of Padstow, ideally placed for the many sandy beaches and stunning coastal paths. Our farm is located on The Saints Way footpath which t  …see more

from £95 / night

£520 - £1120 / week

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from £95 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Tremain holiday barn rental

Cardigan / Tremain

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  …see more

from £70 / night

£420 - £595 / week

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from £70 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Kilmington holiday barn rental

Axminster / Kilmington

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful retreat...” Me and my girlfriend checked in on the 1st of July after a horrible drive from Windsor. Upon arrival this was quickly forgotten... The Cranberries was beautiful, a mixture of original farm buildings blended with modern decor. Th  …see more

from £100 / night

£400 - £575 / week

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from £100 / night

(9) Excellent 

21

West Country holiday barn rental

Cornwall / Truro

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 17 km
  • Child friendly
“Amazing week exploring Cornwall from a great location” Thank you Steve and Judith for a wonderful family holiday. Our two little girls loved their holiday home as that was exactly how it felt. A brilliant home from home, albeit with much better views.  …see more

from £120 / night

£650 - £835 / week

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from £120 / night

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Barn rental in Camelford with golf nearby

Camelford / Lanteglos

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
Nestling in wooded country, just outside the tiny hamlet of Lanteglos and close to the North Cornish coast, The Stone Barn has been imaginatively converted from a former farm building, creating a very attractive, family-friendly home.  …see more

from £216 / night

£862 - £1739 / week

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from £216 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in West Country

Dartmoor National Park / Tavistock

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly
“What a lovely place to spend Christmas” Just returned from a week at the Old Shippon in Lamerton. The welcome we got from the owner was lovely and the welcome pack of goodies amazing. The Old Shippon is a converted Cow Shed with sleeping accommodati  …see more

from £60 / night

£415 - £1095 / week

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from £60 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Mid Wales

Ceredigion / Lampeter

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 26 km
  • Child friendly
Llety'r Wennol is a tastefully converted four star barn retaining much of its original charm and character offering a get-away-from-it-all holiday. Situated between the stunning Cambrian mountains and Cardigan Bay, it is ideal for a variety of interests for all  …see more

from £42 / night

£290 - £580 / week

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from £42 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Blaenwaun

Carmarthenshire / Blaenwaun

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Yr Hen Dy and Y Bwthyn are two delightful cottages at Anfodd Holidays on the edge of Blaenwaun village in the heart of South West Wales. The cottages have been renovated to a very high standard and have under floor-heating and wood burning stoves. They are also eco fr  …see more

from £65 / night

£260 - £420 / week

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from £65 / night

(23) 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  …see more

from £75 / night

£470 - £1230 / week

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from £75 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday barn with shared pool in Norfolk

Fakenham / Toftrees

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic, relaxing break!” Really enjoyed our stay at West Barn, with our two young boys ( 2 & 5 yrs old). Quiet, comfortable and relaxing accommodation. Owners were great and couldn't do enough for us. Lovely location and perfect for exploring No  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £900 / week

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from £100 / night

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Province of Florence / Scarperia e San Piero

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden

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from £85 / night

£339 / week

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from £85 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Vendee / Talmont Saint Hilaire

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £94 / night

£551 / week

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from £94 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Bamburgh holiday barn rental

Northumberland / Bamburgh

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
Puffin Cottage is is an impressive, superbly converted stone barn which provides ample living space and self catering accommodation in a quiet location close to the sea shore in Budle Bay, Bamburgh. Puffin Cottage has all the facilities you will need including a cosy, w  …see more

from £88 / night

£610 - £1200 / week

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from £88 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Barn accommodation in West Country

Cornwall / Bude

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous place to stay” Really fab hi spec cottage. All mod cons, quality furnishings, luxurious bathroom which my eight year old son loved. Lambs at the bottom of the garden were great and a lovely garden to sit in. Great location for north Cornwall  …see more

from £100 / night

£450 - £995 / week

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from £100 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Snowdonia/Gwynedd holiday barn rental

Barmouth / Mawddach Estuary

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
This is a comfortably converted stone barn in a quiet location at 700ft above the magnificent Mawddach Estuary, amongst some of the most beautiful views in Wales. Only 1.5 miles from Barmouth's long sandy beach, The Barn is the ideal location for all kinds of holid  …see more

from £90 / night

£295 - £500 / week

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from £90 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Clawton

Holsworthy / Clawton

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
“relaxing weekend” we stayed at the stone barn for 40th birthday celebrations with a group of family and friends, including babies, toddlers and young children. the house was perfect for our needs and really homely, comfortable and good for socialising  …see more

from £199 / night

£995 - £2345 / week

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from £199 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday barn in Sauze-Vaussais

Sauze-Vaussais / Villaret

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Child friendly
2 bedroom barn located in a very charming village with a lovely garden close to the local amenities of Sauze Vaussais with a traditional French feel. In Sauze Vaussais there is a supermarket, 2 boulangers, pharmacy, tabac, post office, bar, florist etc. There is also  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday barn rental

Isle of Wight / Niton

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Recently restored 18th Century barn with sea views, under floor heating, wood burning stove, exposed 400 year old stone wall, private south facing garden, off street parking. Storage for bikes & surf boards, drying area for wetsuits.The Barn is close to The Stable (  …see more

from £105 / night

£530 - £1290 / week

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from £105 / night

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Biddenden holiday barn rental

Biddenden / High Halden

3 5 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
Self catered farm accommodation, 3 bedrooms, sleeps 5, Situated near Biddenden and Tenterden. Perfect base for walking and cycling as well as seeing the area.Fishing and boating available at the farm. Also, BBQ equipment available and farm meat often available  …see more

from £180 / night

£1260 / week

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from £180 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday barn in Thorpe le Soken

Essex / Thorpe le Soken

1 5 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“very comfortable” WE were made to feel welcome. an enjoyable place to stay lovely village nearby and the sea not far in frinton  …see more

from £80 / night

£500 / week

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from £80 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Burnham-on-Crouch holiday barn rental

Essex / Burnham-on-Crouch

12 30 Min stay varies

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Amazing, amazing, amazing!!! We loved our weekend stay here...” We hired the barns for a large group of 30 adults and 4 children for a 60th birthday party. Emily (one of the owners) was incredibly helpful in the run-up to the party and put us in conta  …see more

from £880 / night

£4990 - £6250 / week

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from £880 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in West Country

Padstow / Porthcothan Bay

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Lovely spacious DOG FRIENDLY barn conversion right on the South West Coast Path, and only minutes from golden sandy beaches. The children will love it! Perfect for walkers.Massive £100 DISCOUNT for couples. PADSTOW our local town. Trevose Golf Club a mile away.  …see more

from £71 / night

£495 - £795 / week

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from £71 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Barn rental in Pennal

Snowdonia National Park / Pennal

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
“Peace and tranquility in the Welsh Countryside” This a beautifully sited accommodation, within eyesight of the Dyfi Estuary (if have a decent zoom lens, you can get some great pics of the bay ) It is spacious, and beautifully clean tidy a  …see more

from £110 / night

£460 - £690 / week

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from £110 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday barn with swimming pool in Carcassonne

Aude / Carcassonne

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Just wonderful!” Have just returned from three weeks at La Grange and have had a wonderful time. The house is in a quiet rural location (excellent for walking our dog) but is well served with local amenities. It is furnished and equipped to a really  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £1250 / week

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from £85 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday barn rental

Pembrokeshire / Little Haven

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
Hawthorn Cottage is one half of a renovated 18th C barn in the middle of the Pembrokeshire National Park. It can also be rented with it's sister cottage, Ash, which sleeps up to 7. A large, well equipped kitchen diner with wooden furniture and slate floors has two  …see more

from £50 / night

£300 - £350 / week

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from £50 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday barn rental

Cornwall / Bude

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Set amongst the tranquil rolling hills of North Cornwall, and hidden at the end of a quiet country lane, Lower Thurlibeer is a sympathetically restored Cornish barn conversion. Nine acres of gardens and pasture are on the doorstep with far reaching countryside views all  …see more

from £120 / night

£750 - £1400 / week

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