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.
Linum Barn is one of four individually owned properties at Yondover Mill, a 19th century cider and flax mill set in a conservation area on the outskirts of the pretty village of Netherbury. The village nestles in the picturesque Brit Valley in an area designated as bein …see more
“A delightful family home in a peaceful, rural setting.”
Reviewed 17 Nov 2012
Our family of three generations - 7 of us ranging in age from 68 down to just 2 months old were comfortably accommodated in this interesting and immaculate home for the autumn half- term holiday. Rath… More
“Everything you could need in this beautiful barn”
Reviewed 17 May 2012
The place is in a lovely quiet village that has amenities nearby. There is something for everyone, restaurants, shops and beaches. The house had everything for all ages. A stair gate and travel cot fo… More
“The best equipped property we've ever stayed in!”
Reviewed 10 Nov 2011
We spent the October half-term staying at Limun Barn and we couldn't have asked for a better location or accommodation. The owners had thought of everything you can need for a short break - the kitch… More
The Stables at Stoneleigh Knowle Estate is a spacious 3 bedroomed barn conversion, full of Cornish charm and offering peace and tranquillity among incredible wildlife and only 5 minutes from one of Cornwall's best lifeguard protected surfing beaches.Stoneleigh Know …see more
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 … More
“So peaceful and relaxing - an idyllic setting.”
Reviewed 26 Apr 2013
The estate has beautiful walks with streams and ancient woodland. The children wanted only to stay on site and play in the woods! The accomodation was very confortable and furnished to a high standard… More
“A week of exploring woodland trails, den building and sandcastle competitions with a luxury cottage to top things off!”
Reviewed 11 Nov 2012
If you love the countryside and want to get closer to nature, there is nowhere better to escape to than this hidden gem on the edge of the Cornish Coast. We loved it. Acres of land to roam over, a s… More
The Byre is one of three barn conversion properties, at Hopsland .The Barn is situated 150 yrds from open moorland, in a very peaceful secluded area of outstanding natural beauty.They offer reverse occupation to maximize the beautiful views over the roof tops of the nea …see more
Sunny Mouledou, La Grange is a converted stone barn dating back to the 13thC and providing 4 bedrooms and a private sun trap swimming pool and terrace. Set in 5 acres of lawned gardens, surrounded by fields of maize, sunflowers and orchards. La Grange has its own priv …see more
A charming newly refurbished 2 bedroom cottage in beautiful Mid Wales. Use as a base to explore the hills, rivers and attractions this lovely area has to offer or simply unwind and relax in this peaceful location. The cottage has a wealth of character with exposed beams …see more
IN A COUNTRYSIDE LOCATION YET ONLY A SHORT DRIVE TO THE BEACH
This delightful detached barn, with exposed beams, has been lovingly converted to a high standard offering excellent accommodation in a tranquil spot with country views.
Situated close on the North Corn …see more
Top Yard Barn is located high up in the glorious Cotswold hills in the tiny hamlet of Hampen but is only 8 miles from the elegant Regency town of Cheltenham Spa and thereby offering the best of both worlds; the tranquillity of the countryside and the sophistication of …see more
Top Yard Barn is a lovely cottage that is located on a working farm in the Cotswolds. From the gardens and patios just outside to the cozy and inviting atmosphere inside, this is a great spot for rel… More
Reviewed 8 May 2014
This was exactly what we were after for an Easter getaway. A peaceful, beautiful barn in the most wonderful surroundings. Lydia was an exceptional host, and the complimentary hot cross buns and jam we… More
“Lovely barn in the countryside close to other villages”
Reviewed 19 Jan 2014
Lydia and Clive were so welcoming and the barn is just lovely. Very comfortable (underfloor heating is amazing!) and well equipped with kitchen utensils and they even left us a little care package of … More
A stylish barn conversion offering comfort, peace and tranquillity in this small village nestling deep in the countryside of the Cote d'Or. Light, bright accommodation furnished to the owners high standards, sleeps 5 in an elegant double room with ample storage coo …see more
“Very comfortable and spacious gite in lovely countryside”
Reviewed 25 Sep 2014
This barn conversion is beautifully done and set in a lovely rural location. The furnishings and decor are modern and tasteful and we loved the shower rooms and the instant hot water. Owners Sharon an… More
Reviewed 17 Nov 2013
This is a really lovely gite, well appointed and very tastefully decorated. The owners live next door and nothing was too much trouble for them. They are extremely friendly, lovely people. I would hav… More
“The Barn at Frolis - we enjoyed it very much”
Reviewed 9 Jul 2013
My wife and I stayed for 2 weeks at the Barn at Frolois in May, 2013. We did not want to stay in a big city but wanted to experience French life in a village. At the end of our stay we were a little… More
Crantock Beach Cottages is a stunning self catering Barn, which is dog friendly and is fully equipped to sleep up to 12 plus 3 cots. The Round Barn has been lovingly restored in 1997. The Round Barn, Crantock is one of only five dwellings in the hamlet which is quite a …see more
"Off the Beaten Track" - Birchope Byre is a lovingly converted stone byre made of local stone with a slate roof. Situated on a hillside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with glorious views across fields to the rocky Stiperstones ridge.The open plan li …see more
Hob Nob is a luxuriously converted barn with the 5 Star 'Wow factor'. Perfect for a family holiday or for a couple who like extra space, this three bedroom property has great views across the valley from the south facing living areas and the bedrooms. It is pa …see more
Sometimes choosing a holiday property can be a bit of a compromise between privacy and convenience. Not with Cedar, a lovely contemporary barn with great views over the secluded country location. Windows full of nothing but trees, hedges and fields provide the perfect r …see more
Ingestre Lodges is a beautiful rural retreat set within the New Stables, a magnificent Grade II Listed building found in the grounds of one of England's fine country estates in Ingestre, Staffordshire. Step back in time and enjoy a slice of classic English country …see more
“A wonderful place to stay with very friendly service”
Reviewed 7 Dec 2014
Magnificent entrance to the lodges with an awesome archway. Quiet, courteous and polite stable hands handling the beautiful horses within the stable area which was very interesting to see during the d… More
Hi there! Thank you for your great review. It was lovely to have you with us and we're really thrilled you want to come back next year! Until then Happy xmas from us all - Anna and Aaron
Brean Park Farm offers you luxury holiday accommodation. Our 5 star Gold converted barn is located in the heart of South East Cornwall, Brean Park overlooks the Fowey River, the National Trust's Lanhydrock House and Gardens and is surrounded by woodland walks and s …see more
The Barn was spotlessly clean and on arrival the dining room table was set out with a cream tea awaiting us. The owners were lovely and after our sat nav sent us astray, guided us with directions and … More
Garth Barns are luxury self catering barns. They are set in glorious countryside just two miles from the delightful small town of Llanidloes, with its interesting shops, pubs and cafes. Together, the barns comfortably sleep at least 32 in 12 bedrooms (10 ensuite). The …see more
“Spacious accommodation, spectacular location, what more do you need!”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2013
For my husbands 60th birthday we anxiously read the reviews worrying that it would meet our needs - from new born to 60! We were truly amazed at the attention to detail for the property. There was s… More
“Perfect accommodation in a great setting”
Reviewed 28 Apr 2013
I was looking for a venue for a slightly older stag weekend, it needed to sleep 21 of us in comfort, a very large and capable kitchen dining room, easy parking for a number of cars and a layout that d… More
Reviewed 3 Nov 2012
We went here as a large group of friends to celebrate someone's birthday.there was plenty of space for everyone (there was 30 of us) and the cooking facilities were more than adequate.the gym and saun… More
As the views are magnificent, the barn has been arranged with the 3 double bedrooms on the ground floor and the living accommodation, kitchen and dining room upstairs. It has been developed in two halves with a shared foyer and utility room. Currently, the owners live …see more
“The perfect French getaway with much more to do for kids than you would imagine!”
Reviewed 25 Sep 2012
Had a lovely holiday and a great stay in this lovely house. We had everything we need and all the advice and help from Noel & Margaretr on what to do was a massive part of the week being so succesfu… More
Reviewed 4 Sep 2012
Beautiful countryside, great accommodation, relaxation....... we decided to try France this year with our two young children and their Grandad and were not disappointed. Instead of going to the coast … More
Beudy Bach Barn on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The farm is reached along a long farm track and Beudy Bach Barn forms part of the farmyard. This is a fairly isolated working farm on the southern edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Originally a lit …see more
Just came back from staying at beudy bach , what a lively cottage very cosy and in a quiet location. Sian and her family were very welcoming and arrived to find a welcome pack. Set in such a nice loc… More
This lovely house enjoys the peace and quiet of the deep countryside yet is within easy reach of the medieval towns and villages such as Caylus, Parisot, St Antonin Noble Val and Villefranche de Rouergue. The conversion has achieved a spacious and light filled house, re …see more
La Grange is a haven of peace and tranquility in the French Countryside. First class facilities, lots of good local restaurants within easy reach. As an extended family of five aged 24 to 75 we had a … More
“Fantastic Family Holiday”
Reviewed 6 Aug 2012
Had a wonderful two weeks with the family at La Grange.
From the initial inquiry about free dates to post holiday deposit return Lesley was most helpful in all aspects.
The Home itself is just t… More
The newly renovated Barn is situated just a short walk away down a picturesque valley to the pretty beach of South Sands, which lies at the mouth of the Salcombe Estuary. The headland is surrounded by the sea on three sides.
The Salcombe Estuary offers a wealth of aci …see more
A very warm welcome from the owner (and bottle of wine!) and the barn is even nicer than the pics on the website show you. Plympton barn is set in glorious countryside and only a 10 minute walk to the… More
“perfect house and wonderful landscape”
Reviewed 23 May 2015
We were the first time in the south of England. From this beautiful landscape we are very impressed. In our house Plympton Barn we immediately felt very comfortable. Everything is very tastefully deco… More
“A perfect barn in a perfect location”
Reviewed 5 May 2015
Plympton barn is the perfect retreat after a day out in beautiful Salcombe or a neighbouring town.
I stayed here with my husband and two small children for a week and we all thoroughly enjoyed ours… More
Recently renovated 19th century Stable which has been done to a very high standard and quality, making your stay with us special. There are the original beams which we have left exposed The Stable is open plan lounge/dinner with a 3 seater leather settee and TV with Sky …see more
Croft House Barn is a Grade 2 listed building and family holiday property containing many personal items and offering a homely feel.
The ground floor has three bedrooms, 2 of which have a double and single bed, and the other a beautiful brass 4 poster bed. There is a b …see more
We had a lovely time staying in this property. There was more than enough space for our party of 9. We especially loved the nooks and crannies, the owl collection (some of us heard real owls too), t… More
“Comfortable accommodation in perfectly peaceful surroundings”
Reviewed 28 May 2012
My family and I stayed at Croft House Barn for a long weekend. The barn was clean, warm and comfortable with plenty space for all 9 of us and our dogs. The surrounding countryside was beautiful and we… More
“Probably the best Lakes holiday cottage we've stayed in...”
Reviewed 23 Mar 2012
...and we've stayed in a lot. This is a proper family holiday house with loads of books, games, and owls, and it felt like home after about five minutes. The house manages to be both cosy and enormous… More
Dewdrop Dairy has a bright and airy feel thanks to its open plan layout this gives it an immediate warm and homely feel. Luxuriously fitted and furnished, it features state of the art mod cons, cosy under flooring heating, impressive spa bath, walk in waterfall shower, …see more
Luxury self-catering Barn, (perfect for celebrations with family and friends). INDOOR Heated Swimming Pool
You will be the only guests here during your stay. Dogs warmly welcomed by arrangement as are 'Hens and 'Stags'!!. SLEEPS 16 - 28 people. For over 30 years Bar …see more
Situated in a stunning elevated rural position in the White Peak area of the Peak District, Benty Grange commands the most outstanding views of the surrounding countryside. Designed with groups in mind to provide the very best self catering experience in a beautifully r …see more
This Converted Barn is a delight, very cosy with white washed walls and beams. It has a charming Kitchen with belfast sink, Dishwasher and washing machine. The Double bedroom has a Kingsize bed with dressing table, cream iron bed and a lovely outlook on the garden and c …see more
Situated in the sunny south Charente department of France, La Grange benefits from one of the sunniest climates in all of Southern France, next in sunshine hours to the Côte d'Azure. With a private solar heated pool and wonderful views over the vines and fields it …see more
In our opinion Freestone House offers the discerning vacation seeker the ultimate British Village experience. Ashby St Ledgers comprises of 1 street and has a wonderful community. Freestone house sits in the heart of this wonderful village and offers superior accommodat …see more
If you are looking for somewhere to stay that is different from all the rest, then the Stables accommodation with Hot tub, is for you. These recently converted stables are nearly 400 years old and now provide accommodation for either 2/4 people. The conversion has been …see more
My wife and I stayed here over Christmas with out three small children. This place is simply magical.
Hidden at the end of a long bumpy lane it is miles from any other houses, perched on the edge … More
Thank you very much for writing such lovely things about the Stables. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
“Peaceful and in the middle of nowhere”
Reviewed 16 Mar 2015
Lovely place to escape to, feels like its in the middle of nowhere.
Lots of choices of Walks just down the Lane.… More
Thanks for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay.
“Cosy and in a great location”
Reviewed 3 Mar 2015
The Stables is a really lovely place to stay in the Forest of Dean, with fantastic views. The accomodation itself had everything we needed and was a great place to relax in the evenings. The decor is … More
Thank you so much for your review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay in the Stables.
The Cotswold Manor Barn has a striking open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room with high beamed ceiling and oak wood flooring. The modern kitchen is fully integrated with fridge freezer, oven, dishwasher and ample work top space. Set on the edge of our formal courtyard, t …see more
A fuss-free contemporary holiday home refurbished in Spring 2014, the perfect choice for a family holiday by the sea, just over a mile from the gorgeous Bantham beach in South Devon.BedroomsWith 4 bedrooms its topsy-turvy layout has a spacious king-size master bedroom w …see more
The Threshing Barn is situated on Lower Hearson Farm which is a small family run farm set in fifteen acres of gardens, field and woodland. Whether you want to relax with a book in the gardens surrounding the cottages, watch a DVD, help us feed the animals or just unwind …see more
Thank you Graeme for yet another fantastic holiday. The kids and mum absolutely loved helping Graeme to feed the animals and playing in your beautiful surroundings . A thoroughly relaxing week spent… More
It is always a pleasure having you to stay. See you all again in a few weeks time.
“A fantastic relaxing getaway on a farm, made welcome by wonderful hosts”
Reviewed 23 Aug 2013
We would highly recommend this farmyard getaway. We go every year and Graeme is just wonderful with the kids , they help him with the chicks, piglets and sheep! The cottages are very well presented an… More
“Great fun on the farm for the little ones with a real sense of community.”
Reviewed 23 Aug 2013
We took our 4 yr old and 6 month old. Stayed in the threshing barn. Lovely cottage that felt like home for all of us straight a way. Cottage had everything we needed. Cot and high chair provided. Toys… More
The Barn in Rowlands Gill, near Newcastle upon Tyne truly does provide a quiet sanctuary in a beautiful and unique setting for you to enjoy and explore all that the surrounding area has to offer. The drive to Newcastle city centre takes about 20 minutes so you really ha …see more
Think of a ski chalet... for mountain bikers... in Wales!
FREE "Off Piste" Guiding
Transport to/from guide sites
Week-ends from £155pp!
Optional bike hire
Based on the doorstep of the Brechfa trails MudTrek provide MTB week-ends, …see more
This place is in a great location surrounded by beautiful countryside. Great walking & mountain biking on the doorstep. The accommodation is very comfortable & the owners are extremely hospitable. … More
Thank you so much. Looking forward to your next trip already :)
Reviewed 19 May 2013
Good welcome, hearty nosh served with a smile and great guiding on some fantastic riding
all round winner if you like mountain biking… More
Cheers Jon - kind of you to take the trouble to review us. Hope to see you back some time.
“Mountain Biking Nirvana”
Reviewed 18 May 2013
I can honestly say that this was one of my best weekend rides ever. Brechfa is a truly a beautiful place with many trails and tracks to ride. Mudtrek kindly lent us Jay and Richard to guide us around.… More
Nik Wadge, you have a way with words! Many, many thanks :)
USK COUNTRY COTTAGES PRESENT - .Birch Cottage one of six we have here at pentre farm - two double bedrooms. NO STAIRS. Shower over bath in spacious bathroom. all ground floor easy access open plan. rear parking and only 20 feet from main car park. wheelchair ramps and …see more
Luxuriously fitted and furnished, Wennas Well is a stunning barn conversion with an open plan layout, designed just for two, all on one floor. It features state of the art mod cons, cosy under flooring heating, impressive spa bath, large walk in waterfall shower and an …see more
Only a mile from the beautiful, totally unspoilt Lannacombe beach and tucked down winding lanes in a peaceful Devon valley, Oak End Barn is a superb spacious family holiday property, in the middle of a terrace of three handsome barns which have been converted to a very …see more
Kemphill Barn has been lovingly converted from stables, built in 1769 for shire horses, into a beautiful 5 Star holiday home. Overlooking the original duck-pond, it commands wonderful views across the farm. The old hay-loft door, and magnificent beams have all been reta …see more
“Wonderful family holiday with more than enough room for all.”
Reviewed 16 Sep 2014
This was a family holiday to celebrate a Ruby Wedding. With 11 guests including 4 children (6 yrs, 4 yrs, 11 months and 3 months), this converted barn (one of three) really met our needs. The bedrooms… More
Thank you for your comment about the reception on the 32 inch T.V which we were unaware of.
This problem has now been solved with an outdoor digital ariel.
This detached barn offers spacious accommodation (362m2) which is perfect for friends or families. The spacious property has two sitting rooms, four spacious bedrooms, a private hot tub, woodburner & underfloor heating. Ideally located to enjoy some of the best of Norf …see more
Kings Beck barn is by far the best weekend away I've ever had.
The whole barn was spotless, the owner was wonderful and came to meet us (a tiny bit hard to find the first time you go but after that … More
Thank you so much for your kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your weekend break and look forward to welcoming you back.
“Stunning barn conversion with everything possibly needed to enjoy your stay”
Reviewed 4 Nov 2012
After following excellent directions we found the barn and were delighted to discover it was even better than the photographs and description given on the web site. It was clean, spacious yet warm an… More
Thank you for your kind comments. We are delighted you enjoyed the barn and would love to welcome you back if you choose to holiday in Norfolk again. Kindest regards, Sarah.
“Beautiful luxurious barn, family of 10 and 2 dogs had a wonderful break.”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2012
The barn is beautiful and huge, even with 10 of us and 2 dogs we never felt on top of each other. Beds are huge and lovely egyption cotton sheets. The barn really is a home from home with all you wo… More
Thank you for your comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay & we hope to be able to welcome you again soon. Kindest regards, Sarah
Stunning Rural Location with Free Wifi to all Rooms and Garden Areas
An ideal centre from which to explore the Midlands, the Cotswolds and Shakespeare country with its rich tapestry of culture, superb country houses gardens and lots of interesting things to do and see. …see more
We had a wonderful, long weekend away at Oaks Barn Farm. The accommodation was impressive - clean, comfortable and beautifully presented throughout.
The farm is situated in a lovely part of the count… More
Thank you for your review of your Farm Stay with us, every review we get helps better inform guests of what they get when staying with us. We hope to see you again soon, best wishes Wayne & Sue
Reviewed 30 Aug 2011
Upon arrival our first impression was that the accommodation exceeded our expectations, nice location, well furnished & comfortable. We were met by the owners Sue & Wayne, plus Bobby & Jimmy (dogs) w… More