Discover 1,000s of smashing holiday cottages right on your doorstep. Dotted around some of the most jaw-droppingly stunning parts of the country, these gorgeous places to stay make for great British breaks whatever the weather.
The Victorians popularised British coastal resorts, but more recently we’ve ignored the coast on our doorstep, opting for the Med and further afield. From the glitz of Brighton to the rugged coastline of Cornwall, pack your bucket and spade and don’t forget to pick up a stick of rock when you get there!
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“Little Gem.....” We have just returned from the most wonderful stay at Conwy Lodge, Llandudno. The picturesque surroundings complemented this high quality cottage, which has all the amenities you require for a relaxing, comfortable holiday. On our arr
As a veteran of many Welsh holidays, I was concerned that staying in an older property in February, might be a little chilly and damp to say the least. In the event Conwy Lodge was really cosy and the… More
We are really pleased that you and your family enjoyed your stay at the lodge and thank you for taking the time to place a review.
Look forward to seeing you again.
“Brilliant house- highly recommended”
Reviewed 16 Aug 2016
Our second visit to Conwy Lodge was as great as the first. Lovely and clean on arrival with tea, coffee, biscuits and milk. Good quality towels and bedding provided. Lovely enclosed garden- safe for t… More
Thank you for your lovely comments and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay at the lodge. We hope to see you again the near future.
“Beautiful house and location!” This is a lovely holiday let-home from home really with everything and more needed for a relaxing holiday.
The house is spotlessly clean and comfortable and the views are truly spectacular.Sitting in the lovely spinning
This property is excellent, all you need and more. There is all the kitchen equipment you need and plenty to keep the kids busy with a PS3, Wii and computer. The views over the marina are excellen… More
Reviewed 10 Aug 2012
(One week family holiday for Dad, Mum and 4 children age 5 to 14.) Waters Edge is in a beautiful location in Falmouth and as the name suggests, it is indeed, RIGHT on the water's edge looking over Fal… More
“Fantastic views, great location nice bungalow - Were able to Kayak from the garden”
Reviewed 12 Sep 2011
We rented Waters Edge for two weeks in the hope that our teenage family would find some time in their busy lives to come and stay with us.
This was a great location for that, with ample parking for t… More
The bus from Leeds to Wetherby and Harrogate stops right outside so city trips are easy! Stay in for the evening and have a delicious homemade dinner delivered to your door complete with a bottle of wine from £10 pp. Walking around the historic village of Clifford you …see more
Rowdale cottages comprise of three adjacent cottages in the converted traditional stone farm buildings. the cottages sleep up to 12 guests in 5 bedrooms; there are also 5 bathrooms for convenience too. These spacious cottage can seat 12 guests for dining together and …see more
“Great accommodation in great location” We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the Stratford cottage. Cottage itself was clean and inviting and the location was perfect being within very easy walking distance of the town centre, restaurants, theatre, river
We came to England from the U.S.A. for my best friend's birthday celebration in Leamington Spa. This was the perfect location for making a holiday out of a visit nearby. Shopping and pubs/eating wer… More
Thank you for the lovely review, we're glad you had a great stay.
“Fabulous property and location”
Reviewed 24 May 2014
This is the 1st time we have have stayed in a property located in the town, and would highly recommend Mulberry Street for anybody wishing to explore Stratford. The property has everything anyone coul… More
“Excellent, cosy cottage”
Reviewed 7 Mar 2014
The cottage is accurately described and very comfortable. Warm and welcoming. It is five minutes from the town centre, but in a quiet street. We found it provided everything we wanted.… More
“Perfect spot with amazing views” I have already recommended this place to several friends, it is such a perfect place to stay. The views from the house are stunning and the large window area with plenty of seating and long, light evenings meant it was
beautiful and cosy cottage, at a fantastic and breathtaking location, close to the bridge. Fully equipped, very comfy, piano was a bonus. having 3 bathrooms was great too, so there was no rush in the … More
“A diamond of a place”
Reviewed 10 May 2014
The reaction from my kids within a few minutes of arriving after a long wet and windy drive to find Ashaig House looking out onto a beautiful scorched red evening sky and seascape best sums up my feed… More
Reviewed 27 Apr 2014
Ashaig House is a perfect place (base camp) for those visiting Isle of Skye. It's well located, with all facilities and a AMAZING landscape view. By the way, the house is really new. I recommend this … More
A four star detached converted rural primary school in a quiet country location with three double rooms all with en-suite bathrooms sleeps a maximum of 6, full central heating, open fire all modern conveniences provided and off road parking for 2 or more cars. …see more
“Lovely house in perfect position” Had a great weeks stay in this lovely house. Central location walking distance to beautiful Crantock beach and the lovely village with tea rooms and pubs. Even completed the 500 piece jigsaw (although 6 pieces were mi
The apartment is located in a quiet area, wich provides self-catering accommodation for up to 5 people. Very close to the train station (3 minutes walk). This lovely property comes with a very nice common backyard and a private garden as well. Easy to access Glasgow by …see more
“Fabulous” What a fabulous place to stay for Christmas and New Year. Nestled in the Derbyshire Dales on the edges of the Peak district. This home offers fantastic views across the valley. Easy access to Matlock and beyond. Walking distance to not one b
Lovely clean house,with everything we need.Children was very happy with the games in the house and with the lovely garden.Just perfect!Thank you.… More
Reviewed 25 Apr 2015
A lovely welcome from the host to a good sized house with everything you could want for a cottage break. In a good location for lots of places to visit by car or walking. The house was very comfortabl… More
“Fabulous house, clean, comfortable and spacious.”
Reviewed 30 May 2014
We had a lovely time at Thorncliffe the kitchen diner is so spacious and lovely to eat in and socialise - the location is really good for Chatsworth trip - beautiful walks all around and gorgeous coun… More
“Amazing cosy little place” My partner and I have stayed at the Coach house for 2 nights and it was amazing! I think the pictures online don`t quite do it justice, but that is the better scenario. The house is very very cosy and it`s got all amenities
The Coach House made a perfect place to stay set in the most beautiful scenery. It was set up perfectly for a couple to stay in. We thoroughly enjoyed it and hope to book again soon.… More
Reviewed 11 Aug 2016
We had a great stay and the venue met all of our needs. Location great and well appointed.
Graham could not do enough for us to make our stay one to remember. We will revisit, so close to Cragg Side … More
“Escape to The Coach House”
Reviewed 1 Apr 2016
Another wonderful holiday at the Coach House. Lots of local walks,visited Simonside with its fantastic views,also did coastal walks at Amble, Boulmer, Craster and Seahouses to mention a few. Then it w… More
“An excellent cottage, home from home with everything you'll need.” Booked for Christmas week 2012. Arrived to find the cottage decorated, heating on and a hamper sitting on the table. The cottage was immaculate and catered for everyone in our group. I
Immaculate cottage perfect for the 6 of us to use for my birthday weekend. Would definitely recommend here. Apart when it said it had wifI it actually hadn't… More
Once again thank you for your review of the cottage, and we are pleased that you enjoyed your birthday weekend.
Once again I must point out to you, that the cottage is not and never has been advertised as having Wi-Fi, please check out TripAdvisor and also our own web site to see that this is so.
Graham & Carol Kay.
Reviewed 12 Nov 2016
Lovely spacious cottage, with everything you need. Set in a beautiful location as well, we really enjoyed our stay.… More
Thank you for your nice review of Broad Ing Cottage - much appreciated.
Carol & Graham Kay
“Perfect cottage for the 6 of us”
Reviewed 27 Sep 2016
A very spacious home from.home comfortable immaculate cottage. Very comfortable beds had a lot of what we needed. And will defo stop again… More
Thank you for your review of the cottage Kerry and we hope you enjoyed your birthday weekend.
Regarding your comments about wi-fi the cottage is not and never has been advertised as having Wi-Fi
“Excellent Short Break” Beautifully converted barn, fitted out to a high standard. Is the ideal place to relax with friends and family. With two on suites and a bathroom all immaculately finished along with 4 bedrooms their is more than enough room to
We stayed at number 2 Coopers Cottage for the weekend as it was a Ruby wedding anniversary for my parents, we had booked it for the whole family (6 people and two babies).
What can I say ....it was fa… More
Thank you we are delighted your celebrations were enjoyable and that the cottage suited your group.
We look forward to welcoming you back.
“Beautiful location and Terrie and Mike have thought of everything.”
Reviewed 11 Aug 2016
The setting is beautiful, right on the vineyards with sweeping views and about 5 minutes from Bodium with several restaurants and pubs nearby. Walking paths to the duck pond and convenient to lots of… More
Many Thanks for your kind words. We are delighted you found the cottage equipped for your needs and enjoyed your stay with us.
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
Myself and friends stayed at Coopers Cottages for 2 nights....we could not have asked for a better place..a real home from home with everything you could ever need and all the personal touches...grea… More
Thank you for your kind comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and found the cottage suited your group.
Look forward to seeing you again sometime.
“Lovely conversion set in perfect location for visiting area” We stayed here 2nd week in July with our 4year old son. It was a perfect setting for us for break away. Accommodation is truly 1st class with 2 ensuite twins and a master with ensuite with v
Contemporary yet homely, modern yet rural, these two eco-friendly lodges combine high energy efficiency with the luxuries of modern living. In a large garden setting amidst established trees and shrubs, they provide a peaceful and relaxing hideaway for two.Just 8 miles …see more
Fabulous location with stunning panoramic views .Even the bedrooms (located downstairs) had superb views. Very warm during our long weekend as it is well insulated and well heated. Very well equipped … More
We are really glad you enjoyed your break at Tigh Ban Lek.
“Fantastic House, good location and perfect peace and quiet”
Reviewed 8 Oct 2012
Stayed at Tigh Ban Lek for a few days as a short break to get away from things. It was great. The house had everything we needed and was in a great setting - the views are just amazing and it was so q… More
Thank you very much for your review, glad you enjoyed your time at Tigh Ban Lek
“The stunning tigh Ban lek”
Reviewed 31 Aug 2016
Cottage is stunning great views very clean great lay out everything you need is provided wildlife just outside your window plenty of local activities for young and old lovely places to eat marina just… More
Thanks for you review, glad you enjoyed your visit to Tigh Ban Lek and we hope we can welcome you back in 2017.
“Family party” We had a lovely weekend at The Hollies. It was a great size, the garden was lovely and it was well equipped. Our party were from age 2 to age 80 - and we all enjoyed it. Spacious and well decorates / maintained. The owners were helpful w
“Cosy and comfortable cottage” We were very comfortable in this cottage. We found Bathford a convenient place to stay to explore Bath. We didnt use our car at all instead choosing to walk along the canal into Bath or use the bus. A couple of things we
On our way to Cornwall we couldnt have hoped for a better place to stay in Bath. The cottage was clean and well furnished. My daughter loved the selection of books and immediately began reading!. my s… More
So pleased you enjoyed your stay so much and thank you for taking the time to post your review.
“A Touch of Class!” A beautiful period cottage which was very homely, well kept with everything you would wish for and more. Owners are very accommodating and could not do enough to make our stay a special one. Would highly recommend.
My self and partner have just stayed for 2 nights. Cannot speak highly enough of this property. Is small but very well designed and furnished. Lovely little private garden. Was immaculately clean … More
Many thanks for the kind review . It was lovely to meet you and will try & organise some better weather for your next visit.
“Fantastic cosy character cottage”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2012
The very friendly, helpful and responsive new owner met us to give us the keys and show us around.
Once you are inside the cottage it's like being in another world. Really cosy, characterful (lots … More
Thank you so much for your kind review, so glad you enjoyed stay. Hope to see you again in the future, best wishes
“A Lovely Cottage”
Reviewed 5 Mar 2012
A wonderful place to stay overnight when exploring Cambridgeshire or surrounding market towns. The cottage is of a very high standard - lovely authentic decor, brilliantly equipped kitchen, good bath/… More
Thank you so much for your positive review, glad you enjoyed your stay!
“Wonderful honeymoon in a cute little cottage!” After getting married a couple of days before we were ready to spend some time relaxing and that was certainly what we did! It was out of season so everywhere was very quiet & peaceful. We were the only o
“Just perfect, stunning cottage and garden and lovely host”
Reviewed 17 Oct 2016
This stunning cottage & garden was the most perfect getaway, I only wish we could have stayed for longer. Linda was the perfect host with lots of local knowledge and recommendations. The wine and ext… More
"We could have stayed for longer" means you will definately be back so its something I love to hear, thank you so much for your lovely comments much appreciated, I do try! Linda :-)
Reviewed 31 Aug 2015
Just spent three nights at Llwynn Ynn cottage and enjoyed every minute. The cottage has everything you need and the hot tub is the cherry on the top. A ten minute stroll away and you are on the be… More
Oh thank you! its is so lovely when guests are so appreciative, hope to see you both back here soon. Linda :-)
Reviewed 30 Aug 2016
My girlfriend and I had booked white water rafting on the River Tryweryn and were looking for somewhere to stay in the area, we stumbled upon this cottage online and what a find it was!
The pictures … More
Thank you I am so pleased you did find the cottage and I am sure you will return, as you say so much to do that is why North Wales has come 4th in the Lonely planets best regions in the world to visit. Linda :-)
“Very comfortable home away from home” Great house, with comfortable beds and everything provided. Easily accessible to the city and you could get away without a vehicle as the bus stop is close by. Great provision of linen and necessary items in the k
Irene and husband were very helpful and kind. The welcome package was much appreciated. The cottage and garden were delightful. Excellent value. Quiet area. Some great pubs and restaurants nearby. The… More
Reviewed 18 Oct 2016
Rose cottage can't be faulted. Everything we need in a perfect location. The garden is lovely and the house has everything we need. Great pubs with good food within walking distance. We had our gra… More
Thank you, so glad you enjoyed it. Our grandchidren love it there too. Maybe Hamble will see you again in the future.
“Provided adequite accommodation for one week stay”
Reviewed 17 Jan 2014
Nice cottage spoilt by poor shower and inadequite kitchen facilities - lacks pots and pans! House is nice but needs some maintenance as stayed there during period of sustained heavy rain. Location goo… More
The Snug situated just 12 miles from Portree, perfectly located for exploring Skye. Dunvegan is 10 miles away with its historic castle and it's 19 miles to Uig . There are places of interest, forest walks and fine restaurants nearby.Whether you want a relaxing roma …see more
“Enchanted country lodge” In the quant village of bearstead, Kent sits this secluded lodge.
Myself and my partner stayed for three nights for a romantic get away. From the outside you expect the lodge to be small, however it is nothing but spacious
The lodge was perfect for a quick escape out of London, being only an hour from Victoria station and walk-able on the other end we didn't any transport. We couldn't get over the idyllic setting just 5… More
2 bedroom character barn which is pet friendly and child friendly. We are close to the Cotswold Way with walks from the doorstep.The barn is also close to Cheltenham with it many festivals including Gold Cup, Jazz and Literature.There is free off road parking right next …see more
“Found our perfect 5* holiday accommodation” Having recently returned from holiday at The Barn we can only reiterate the comments that other visitors have made. The accommodation was definitely 5* we could not fault it at all. Everything was of a ver
“We had a fabulous time in this cosy,luxurious, fantastically situated barn.”
Reviewed 28 Jan 2013
We spent a romantic snowy long weekend in this beautiful property. We had no problem finding the property and received a warm welcome from the owners who were very helpful and for whom nothing was to… More
“A top notch property in a lovely rural setting”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2013
This was excellent accommodation in every respect in a lovely peaceful setting. The barn has been beautifully converted and throughout has been fitted out to a very high standard. Sue, the owner, who … More
“Wow! (that's all that needs to be said!)”
Reviewed 10 May 2013
We stayed here from 27th Apr - 4th May (me, my wife and daughter!) and really we're lost for words. Set back in stunning surroundings, the long drive passing the field of sheep and then turning infron… More
“Top Class Apartment in Great Location” Met by the owner - Ian who explained how everything worked ie washing machine, dishwasher, cooker, tv and heating. The property has many orginal features which are stunning especially the main lounge (which is h
We've had a great stay in Ayr. The flat is amazing: big, airy, light and beautifully fitted. View to the sea at the front and view over the ball green at the back. The children loved it too and access… More
Glad you all had a great time and delighted to have you back next year
“Excellent accommodation in good location”
Reviewed 14 Sep 2015
We were meet by Janet who was very welcoming. The flat was very spacious, clean & importantly very quiet. The beach & town centre were minutes away. We would highly recommend this flat & would use thi… More
Gorgeous, remote, historic Welsh Cottage. Breath-takingly spectacular views of the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons. Beautifully restored and modernised to the highest standard. Just a few miles from Hay-on- Wye, Glasbury-on-Wye and the Brecon Beacons National Park. …see more
“Amazing holiday in a beautiful cottage” We really enojoyed our stay here. Very relaxing holiday in a beautiful and well equipped cottage. Great location in the village, and lots to do in the area ( even when it rains!). Attention to detail in the cott
The cottage is in a nice a quiet location which is just what we wanted, but still with easy access to local amenities. There's supermarket at the bottom of the road just a couple of minutes away and a… More
“Excellenyt pet friendly flat” We stayed for a week with our 2 miniature dachshunds. The flat had recently been refurbished & so was spotlessly clean, with a very comfortable bed, a super shower & best of all was very very quiet! There is an enclosed
Allt Mor is a luxury holiday cottage with secluded garden on the Isle of Skye. Accommodation is designed for couples. The original Listed cottage is over 200 years old but the recent modern extension blends the traditional features of the cottage with modern facilities. …see more
“Second stay just as special as the first! A real treasure.” After a short stay at The Cider House in April 2013, we booked The Cider House for two weeks in October 2014 as a base from which to explore the countryside as well as a two-day trip to Live
“Charming, Spotless, and Perfect for a Visit to this Area”
Reviewed 20 Jun 2013
Our entire transaction with Craig and Lee, Owners/Operators, from booking through the entire stay exceeded our expectations. The house is perfect for one or two people, is tastefully appointed and ye… More
“A perfect retreat”
Reviewed 8 Jun 2013
The Cider House is an absolutely perfect retreat, in an idyllic village. The house is spotless, with all the amenities and more, to provide a relaxing break. We loved everything about it from the clea… More
“Top of the list”
Reviewed 10 Jul 2012
Fantastic one of the Best we have stayed in,Kitchen fully stocked to do your own cooking,Clean and a.very good bed,Very easy for train or bus.A great week ,thank you… More
“Cosy cottage in a beautiful location” Lovely and comfortable little cottage overlooking the Forest of Dean.
We really liked the location, easy to get to but away from it all. Nice secluded place with unspoilt views and access to paths and walkin
This has been one of my most favourite places to stay so far. The website pictures are exactly as they state and so is the promised peace and quiet. Listening to the owls in the forest late at night… More
Yes we like listening to the owls and enjoy all the wildlife around here and it is great to be able to share it with others who appreciate it too
Reviewed 19 Nov 2012
Lovely cosy cottage, exactly what I was hoping it would be! beautiful views with stunning walks nearby. The cottage came with everything we needed, the logs and firelighters and the refreshments provi… More
Glad you loved the ammenities as much as the cottage. Thank you.
“Regret we coudn't have stayed for longer”
Reviewed 21 Oct 2012
One of the easiest cottages we have ever had to book and one of the nicest , delightful owners . The cottage is in a peaceful location with wonderful views and it was spotlessly clean. Regret we coul… More
Thank you for your very positive comments we are so pleased that you loved the cottage as much as we do.
“Great stay in a lovely house” Great house in a great location. Really friendly welcome. House just as expected from photos. Well equipped and very comfortable. Pretty private garden a real bonus. Very dog friendly. Enjoyed making friends with the
“Perfect - Spacious, Luxurious. Loved by all!” We Visited here for my Sister in laws Hen Party - For a fun chilled weekend rather than a wild weekend (8 Girls) Everything was great! The kitchen was a great place for drinks and food. The hot Tub was fan
We had an amazing time at Pant, the cottage is well equipped, spacious, and a great place to stay. The owner is very helpful, and has thought of everything. A really nice place to stay, we will defini… More
“A truly relaxing and comfortable little haven” We have visited this cottage several times now. It is warm and comfortable and we once again, felt wonderfully looked after. It is a true haven of peace and quiet - you really don't need the car and if
“Don't tell everyone . Want to go back again and it will be full !!”
Reviewed 8 Oct 2016
In the middle of the moor, charming, calm and well equipped house, perfect position for walks on the moors. In the middle of the moor, charming, calm and well equipped house, perfect position for wa… More
Many thanks for your glowing appreciation of Dashel Cottage and its location. We won't tell anyone, honest!
Reviewed 23 Oct 2016
We had previously stayed in the cottage next door, Brimble Cottage, and when it was booked for the dates we wanted we booked this smaller but way cosier cottage next door. The children loved it in the… More
We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Dashel Cottage and found so much to do from a base on Dartmoor.
“Fantastic views, cute cottage” We based our holiday around our dog, who loves a good forest, so this seemed the obvious choice. None of us were disappointed, we were right in the middle of the most stunning forest location with views to die for. It
We have just returned from 4 nights at Wren cottage.After parking the first thing that you notice is the fantastic view as you make your way down the path to the cottage. Inside it is small but everyt… More
Thank you very much for reviewing Wren Cottage. We are so glad that you enjoyed your holiday here and that you would like to come back and stay! Your comments are very helpful to those who are thinking about coming here and I am sure they will be appreciated. We are very much looking forwards to welcoming you back!
“Lovely and cosy dog friendly cottage in beautiful surroundings”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2015
For a getaway from hectic work schedules - this was a hidden gem in the Forest of Dean. Karen and Lis are impeccable hosts ensuring that all your needs are met. The cottage was extremely well equipp… More
Thank you fro your lovely comments and we're so glad that you had a relaxing time here. It was great to meet you both and Crumble too!
“I would happily live here.. its beautiful”
Reviewed 24 Mar 2014
Beautiful cottage, perfect for short weekend breaks. Would liked to have been nearer a local pub/food place so that i could walk there and back safely at night/evening.
The owners were really welco… More
Thank you for your great comments, we are please you and your dog enjoyed your stay.
Self catering holiday cottage, sleeps 5 in Lincolnshire rural village, near Hemswell Antique centre, historic Lincoln, Louth, Gainsborough and Market Rasen. Forty minutes from the Lincolnshire coast. Pets welcome. Calm, serene walled garden. Short or long stays.Typical …see more
“A characterful flat that is well-appointed, homely and central.” Two of us spent a weekend in Victoria's lovely basement flat, which had both period and modern features. On arrival we received a warm welcome and were in the flat in no time. The flat w
I stayed with my son the night before his wedding. The apartment is tastefully decorated and equipped with all the little extras you would need for an extended stay.
Victoria was most welcoming and… More
“Another comfortable stay at Rutland Terrace.”
Reviewed 28 Jul 2014
This was the second time we have stayed at Rutland Terrace. The flat's location is ideal for visiting Stamford. It's a short walk into town and the proximity to Waitrose is very convenient. The flat i… More
Thank you for your review. It was lovely to be able to welcome you and your family to stay with us again.
Reviewed 30 Mar 2013
An excellent, spacious flat with bags of character in a beautiful property offering the privacy and escapism we needed for a weekend away from the city. Perfect for relaxing and quiet breaks away. Fan… More
I am so pleased that you enjoyed the quiet location and the character of the property. I look forward to seeing you again.
“Perfect comfortable stay” We have stayed here now for 3 holidays and we return because of the comfort, warmth and cosiness of this lovely cottage in the South Lakes. The cottage a great balance for us of traditional character with modern comfort and t
This lovely cosy cottage was a pleasure to visit. The Kitchen was very well equipped with everything you could wish for. It is in a nice central area with two nearby pubs .TThe beds in the twin room … More
We are really pleased that you enjoyed your holiday at the Cottage. Thank you for your feedback as we appreciate the time and effort that goes into uploading any comments. The beds are actually very new so we will certainly look into your comments further to make sure that every guest gets a good nights sleep.
We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.