If you're a keen fisherman, then a week by the river may well be your dream holiday. These holiday homes have all been selected with fishing in mind - private lakes, unlimited fishing, boats, licences and angling tuition are among the attractions.
And if some of your party aren't that keen on fishing, then there's no need to worry. With beautiful countryside and beaches, thriving towns and plenty of home comforts, there's something to make everyone fall hook, line and sinker for these properties.
Tre Davas, Cornish for Homestead of the Sheep, is a charming detached granite self catering property located on the owners small farm in the quiet and rural hamlet of Bosorne which sits on the edge of the stunning Cot Valley, National Trust protected with its green slop …see more
A wonderfully located 5-star accommodation. Excellent facilities; clean,bright and roomy. Lovely garden and large area for kids to play. Superb location - quiet, peaceful and sunny all day long. Perfe… More
Fisher is a beautiful large single bedroom 4 star chalet that can sleep up to 2 people. It is one of the most popular properties on the Portnellan Estate with breath taking views to the West. I often see people taking in the afternoon sunshine from their private patio.
Centrally located in Loutra of Edipsos on the island of Evia, Hotel Sagini offers self-catered accommodation with a panoramic view of the town, Mount Telethrion and the sea. The hotel consists of single and double rooms, as well as studios which can accommodate up to 5 …see more
Not suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Dovedale is a spacious and comfortable ground floor apartment with walking from the door and fabulous views of Grisedale Beck and the Lakeland fells. A wonderful home from home for exploring the Lakeland fells : Helvellyn, St Sunday Crag, High Street, Fairfield, Angle T …see more
Child friendly ; Car essential; No pets allowed;
Derwen Cottage is an extremely large yet cosy property, perfectly suited for family and friends to visit South Wales for a holiday or special event. Whilst it is close to Cardiff it is ideally located in a rural village next to the village pub perfect for a quiet night …see more
We stayed here for my friends hendo,
The cottages are situated in a beautiful part of Wales with amazing views.
The cottages have everything you could need including towels, they are clean and ke… More
“Lovely accommodation suitable for all ages”
Reviewed 11 Nov 2014
A welcoming property in quiet country setting, offering ample space for 12 guests. Very clean and child friendly. All facilities of high quality. Plenty of places to visit for all ages. The pub next d… More
“Easter break in Cardiff”
Reviewed 23 Apr 2014
I would highly recommend this beautiful property to anyone who wishes to explore Cardiff but appreciates a peaceful setting. The spacious rooms and excellent facilities combined with the idyllic setti… More
Child friendly ; Car essential; No pets allowed;
Goose Cottage is a delightful stone steading, situated in beautiful countryside within the heart of Central Scotland. This lovely cottage sits in a quiet converted steading and is only a short drive from shops and local restaurants. This is a fantastic location giving y …see more
“Stop searching and choose this one....especially if you are a family travelling to Scotland”
Reviewed 2 Aug 2013
The Goose Cottage is a wonderful accommodation in a perfect location. The set-up is simple but very, very comfortable...not an easy feat when you are travelling as a family of four including two tall … More
“A real home from home”
Reviewed 27 Oct 2012
We loved Goose Cottage. Lisa is an excellent host who lives next door and strikes a great balance of being there when you need help but leaving you to enjoy the cottage too. We had never stayed in suc… More
Thank you for taking the time to write the review. I'm glad you enjoyed your holiday at the cottage, yes the woodburner is very popular ! We are fortunate that the surroundings are so peaceful at the steading. I hope that you will consider staying at Goose Cottage in the future.
“Great place, home from home”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2011
Excellent place to be, everything you need is provided for, perfectly located for trips, the cottage is very well equipped, was clean, the owners were very nice and prepared to give some extra service… More
Herons Well is a multi award wining Five Star Gold holiday cottage in West Kirby on the Wirral, offering spacious accommodation for up to six guests. This lovely property has three en-suite bedrooms, two superking rooms and one full size twin room. There is an addit …see more
a three bedroom barn-conversion that is perfect for a self-catering stay. The cottage was extremely clean and fresh-smelling with a well-equipped kitchen, and an enclosed garden which is secure for y… More
“no wonder it's award winning!”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2012
We knew from the website that the facilitites at Herons Well were above average, and we were not dissapointed! Fabulous, spacious en suite accomodation with all of the added extras to make your stay t… More
“A beautiful relaxing and memorable cottage with everything one could ever need”
Reviewed 20 Aug 2012
Herons Well was truly lovely, we had a fantastic memorable holiday and Glynis and Tony made us feel so welcome. The children loved the farm visit. The cottage was beautiful, so spacious and great to … More
Beautifully finished barn conversion ideal for families or a quiet get away. The barns come complete with a full range of facilities and equipment which includes a well equipped kitchen, TV, DVD, IPOD Dock, leather sofas, high chair, travel cot. The barn adjoins our …see more
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 p… More
“Wonderful stay - perfect hosts and great facilities”
Reviewed 18 Jun 2012
We had a fantastic stay at West Barn and the Granary over the June Jubilee weekend. We were amazed that the barns were available at this busy time, as all the holiday rentals that looked good were fu… More
Escape to the edge of the world and explore the Outer Hebrides from your base at Glen Gravir Cottage. This comfortable, welcoming three bedroom self-catering cottage boasts a secluded location in an area rich in nautral beauty while still being in easy travelling dista …see more
La Source Tranquille is our oasis of calm just steps from the centre of the small Picardie town of Mouy. Whilst you can relax in the peace of our fully enclosed garden you are just minutes walk from the village centre with its bakers and other shops. The town in perfe …see more
“Beautiful house, well equipped and tastefully decorated. Super hosts.”
Reviewed 21 Sep 2013
Adrian, Vanessa and their family made us feel very welcome from the start. Their local knowledge was excellent and helped to make our trips out very easy and enjoyable. The house was lovely and very… More
“Get Away From It All”
Reviewed 23 Jul 2013
This well-furnished, comfortable gite is in the grounds of the owners house, in a traditional French village, making it ideal for a restful holiday away from it all.
The owners, Adrian & Vanessa, are… More
“Luxurious and secluded yet in the centre of town.”
Reviewed 14 Jan 2013
This was our second visit to La Source Tranquille and it won't be our last. Everything is how it should be from the moment you are greeted warmly by the hosts. The location is perfect for exploring th… More
First floor accommodation comprising open-plan kitchen/dining and sitting room, two bedrooms, bathroom/WC.
Fully equipped kitchen with electric hob and oven, fridge, microwave oven, kettle, toaster and cafetiere. Sitting room has sofa, bookshelves, occasional tables, Fr …see more
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this lovely apartment. The complimentary wine, milk, tea and biscuits were a pleasant surprise. The Grain Store is very well equipped, with towels and linen being pro… More
“A wonderful holiday”
Reviewed 30 May 2013
When we arrived at the grain store we were warmly welcomed by the owners.The cottage itself was delightful, warm and cosy and spotlessly clean. The owners had left ,milk , tea,biscuits and wine, for u… More
The Cottage awarded 4 stars by Visit Wales is in beautiful peaceful surroundings and is well equipped for every need, with lounge, kitchen, bathroom with shower only, and bedroom with a new kingsize double bed which converts to twin beds if required. Use of the barbecue …see more
A warm but unobtrusive welcome from the owner next door. Despite bad
weather, we enjoyed our stay and found plenty to see in the surrounding area.The cottage had everything we needed and we especial… More
Reviewed 17 Aug 2011
Was greeted by Sue the owner who was most welcoming, she had made fresh welsh cakes for us.
Took our dog max who loved the garden and canal walk which was 2 minutes away.
Three miles from Abergavenn… More
“Beautiful Brecon Beacons Holiday Let”
Reviewed 10 Aug 2011
This beautiful, self contained cottage is in the heart of the Brecon Beacons, and a great base for some excellent walks. The owners live in the attached house so are close by if needed. The lovely gro… More
Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
The apartment is in a small block of six within what is probably the most prestigious developments to have been built in Newbury in recent years. It is spacious, light & airy and having an open outlook at the front is very attractive.Its within five minutes walk of …see more
We had a wonderful holiday in England. The appartment was great, very comfortable, well appointed and very well located (just 10 min from the city center, 20 min from the railway station on foot and … More
Apartment 2 (56 m²): This cosy apartment offers sleeping facilities for up to 5 people. It has a double bedroom with comfy chairs and satellite TV, another double bedroom (both to the south) and a single room which overlooks the unusual oval village green and church. T …see more
Child friendly ; Car essential; Pet friendly;
The Old Kirk is very large with lots of interesting different areas within a mezzanine open-plan structure, which gives guests a quiet, peaceful experience even with larger parties. The inside is tastefully, and modestly decorated to make the most of the orifinal church …see more
“Lovely spacious house in a fantastic location with great facilities for children”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2012
We had a lovely relaxing week in a great location. We rented the property as two families with four small children and a dog. There was plenty of space both inside and out for children to run around w… More
Dear guest, we are delighted that you and your friends enjoyed your stay at the Old Kirk. It is particularly suited to such 2 family holidays.
An t-Oilean Coille is a modern detached cottage at the edge of a lake near Maam Cross in the heart of Connemara. It has three bedrooms (a twin, a double (ensuite) and a third room with a double and a single bed) and a family bathroom. There is a large open plan living a …see more
“Fantastic experience, Sean makes you feel like at home”
Reviewed 27 Aug 2014
Our staying at the house, which is perfectly located, was fantastic. Connemara offers everything you can expect, amazing countryside, beautiful sandy beaches, Aran Islands...… More
“Lovely cottage ideally located in a beautiful part of Connemara”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2014
We spent a very pleasant week in a very nice and confortable cottage, in a quiet small village at the heart of Connemara, next to lakes and mountains. Perfect to enjoy nature and wilderness, and centr… More
“Comfortable beds, well equipped kitchen and beautiful views over the lake.”
Reviewed 10 Apr 2013
Comfortable well equipped rooms with excellent amenities. The location was perfect for day trips to Galway City, Clifden and Kylmore Abbey etc.. We loved the views over the lake at sunset from the bac… More
Child friendly ; Car advised; Pet friendly;
Barn Owl Cottage has an enclosed gravel driveway for secure parking. Inside you will find a beautiful well equipped kitchen leading through to a luxurious, spacious open plan dining and lounge area. Upstairs you will find a king-size bedroom with walk in wardrobe, a spa …see more
I booked to stay at Barn Owl Cottage and also booked Teal Lodge for family members for a long weekend to celebrate my partners mother's 60th birthday.
The accommodation was extremely clean, spacious… More
“Bank Holiday Weekend Chillaxing.”
Reviewed 6 May 2013
After following the directions given by Katie it was easy to find Rural Roosts. When you first turn to come up the drive the setting is just the start of this fantastic place. Clearly signed from th… More
Child friendly ; Car essential; No pets allowed;
Set in 25 acres of untouched pasture and meadow land on the fringe of the Cotswolds and within easy reach of the Forest of Dean, the Spa towns of Cheltenham and Bath, the cities of Bristol and Gloucester and many historical towns.Activities available are abundant rangin …see more
Would highly recommend this gorgeous barn, in such a lovely setting - with great views. Really well presented and immaculately clean. Sarah is lovely and very helpful.
There's so many things to do an… More
“Great and excellent equiped holidayhome for our familiy”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2014
Arriving in the Cotswolds and espacially our home, the Bramble Barn, took our breath away.
What a place to spend your holidays.
We really called it our home for a week. The Bramble Barn is excellent… More
“IDYLLIC, A BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO STAY. FABULOUS.”
Reviewed 14 Aug 2014
Matt and Sarah were perfect hosts, welcoming and friendly. The location is very quiet and rural yet there are plenty of pubs, restaurants and shops close by. It is perfectly located for day trips to, … More
The county of Pembrokeshire has a wide range of coastal and country attractions all within easy reach of Llanteglos. The sea front village of Amroth with its mild-long sandy beach is just down the hill and the famous medieval walled town of Tenby is only 8 miles away. …see more
Ghillie's is a 5 star luxury self catering cottage. Situated just five miles from the charming village of Thornhill, it enjoys a south facing position in its own large enclosed garden. The cottage sits within our own farmland and farm tours can be arranged.Ghillie …see more
A newly refurbished traditional fisherman's cottage with a fabulous waterfront location in Penclawdd Village, North Gower. Every attention to detail has been given to ensure the comfort of guests from the imaginative layout that maximises room sizes to the tasteful …see more
Just returned from our two week stay in Lyndon cottage. The cottage has everything you need and if it doesn't the owners are only too pleased to help out. The tumble drier had developed a problem an… More
Situated in the heart of the village this spacious holiday house lies in the quaint village of New Abbey close to the spectacular Solway Coast. Nearby is the Galloway Forest Park, a popular area for walkers/cyclists with mountain biking at Mabie Forest and Dalbeattie 7 …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
This period property is new to the rental market.It is a first-floor apartment that is over a hundred years old.It has been beautifully restored and furnished.It is ideal for a family.The Master bedroom is a bright and spacious room with zip-n-link beds and can be set u …see more
My family and I were delighted with our accomodation,it proved to be very comfortable and very adequate for our needs.The owner was thoughtful,even providing an Easter Egg hunt for my girls .The apar… More
I'm glad you had a nice time. We are looking forward to having you back.
“Number Two, Aberdour is perfectly situated”
Reviewed 2 Jan 2013
The heart of Edinburgh is 30 minutes away by twice hourly trains. Stroll to Silver-Sands in 5 minutes - walk to centre of village in 6 to explore interesting shops. Really a 'must' - visit Lonie's to … More
Christine, Thank you for taking the time to do a review for us. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to having you back soon. Gertrud
“We had a warm and comfortable stay in a very well appointed apartment.”
Reviewed 2 Apr 2013
We were warm,which was very important as the temperarure outside was very cold.The beds were lovely and comfortable but we would have liked more easy chairs so that all 4 of us could have been able to… More
Thanks for your feedback, Ruth. We will address your suggestion and hopefully you will be even more comfortable next time.
I almost did not want to write this review in order to be able to keep this place all to myself. I don't even know where to start: the place looks exactly like you can see on their site, only it has s… More
Oak Croft is a lovely 3-storey semi-detached country cottage with beautiful panoramic views. The views extend over the Pevensey Levels to the coast from Eastbourne to Norman's Bay in the south and are framed by the South Downs to the west.The area is perfect for pi …see more
We arrived late at night with nine children aged 4 months-18 years. Everything we needed was there as Sue, the owner, had suggested(it might make my holiday more enjoyable) I got some shopping deliver… More
Reviewed 8 Apr 2013
Stayed at Oak Croft the end of March to the begining of April which must have been some of the coldest days of the year.We consisted of 2 grandparents,2 parents ,2 twoyearold twins
Sue gave us a war… More
“Idyllic, tranquil garden.”
Reviewed 11 Jul 2012
If you imagine a proper English Country Garden, this house has it. Beautiful roses, immaculate lawn, little wooden gate securing a lily pond encircled by bullrushes, a picturesque summerhouse, all sur… More
The Anchorage is a delightful self-catering holiday cottage on the Isle of Skye.Located on the foreshore of one of the best holiday locations in Scotland, The Anchorage overlooks Loch Alsh and the heather clad mountains of the Scottish Highlands beyond.The cottage is th …see more
Located right on the waters edge the Anchorage proved to be a tranquil spot even though it is at the harbour. Nestled away you can enjoy watching the wildlife and boats go by, the view at the Anchorag… More
Located right on the beach, Windsor House is a generous holiday home that accomodates 8 comfortably. Overlooking Borth beach, many rooms have sea views. The outdoor terrace is an ideal location for alfresco sunset dining where dolphins are often spotted in the sea.Set o …see more
“Great house, great location a great place to stay.”
Reviewed 3 Jan 2014
An outstanding location, Windsor House is spacious with excellent facilities for large groups. We travelled with friends and young children who all enjoyed their stay. Excellent service was experienc… More
“It doesn't get any better”
Reviewed 11 Jan 2013
From the moment we arrived, we just loved this house. The heating was on ready for us, there was milk, bread, eggs and a cream cake as it was late on Sunday evening.
The beds, bedding and towels are… More
“Didn[--]t want to leave”
Reviewed 23 Oct 2012
Windsor House is the perfect escape from it all. Located directly on the beach you can hear the sea from the bedrooms. As soon as we walked into the house, all our stresses disappeared.
Don't get … More
Over the last few months we have made some huge improvements at Windsor House, including replacement windows and doors, new carpets, new beds, internet Plasma TV, Wi-Fi, home theatre system with Ipod connection, coffee machine, scrumptious new bedding, new curtains, new art… and the odd bit of essential objet d’art. It really looks amazing!!
So please come and see us soon.
Nearest beach 45 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Ford Cottage is an excellent centre for a self catering stay to visit local gardens, castles and National Trust properties. We are three minutes walk from the famous Pantiles, Tourist Information Centre, local supermarket and restaurants. Off street parking and wi- …see more
Child friendly ; Car essential; Ask about pets;
Rowan Cottage is located in the heart of the village of Healey, in an elevated position overlooking part of the 20,000 acre Swinton Estate with its fusion of rolling pasture, woodland and moorland dales. This conservation village is situated in the Nidderdale Area of Ou …see more
We had a super holiday at Rowan Cottage, the owners were lovely, a welcome hamper on our arrival was great, the cottage was warm felt home from home, the views amazing and the weather was kind to us,… More
We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at Rowan Cottage and thank you for your recommendation.
“lovley cottage for perfect break”
Reviewed 24 Jan 2013
We loved this cottage, very cosey and like home from home. The owners have put a lot into this place. We arrived to find everything we could need, tea coffee, buiscuts, milk in the fridge and fire mad… More
Thank you for leaving such lovely comments. You may also wish to visit the nearby Black Sheep Brewery. We’re glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again.