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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!



If you’d rather escape the madding crowd, go for a rural retreat. We’ve got farmhouses and country cottages in areas of outstanding beauty all over Britain. Fill your days exploring the Brecon Beacons, rambling across the Lake District or scaling the peaks of the Scottish Highlands.

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Thurnham holiday apartment rental

Maidstone / Thurnham

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Private garden
Whether travelling by car or train, Thurnham Keep Stables offers the ideal sanctuary for that short break in beautiful, unspoilt Kent countryside yet being situated in mid Kent is an ideal base from which to explore everything Kent has to offer.  …see more

from £80 / night

£500 - £600 / week

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from £80 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Holiday barn with golf nearby in West Country

Somerset / Glastonbury

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Cosy little hideaway” Lovely little cottage, peaceful location although main road runs right behind the property so not completely secluded. The staircase to the bedroom was very narrow, not too easy if you are not steady on your feet. Owners w  …see more

from £65 / night

£295 - £475 / week

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from £65 / night

(34) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in West Country

Newquay / Pentire

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“comfortable accomodation with fantastic sea views” This apartment has the most AMAZING views of Fistral beach. It was clean and modern throughout and would recommend it to anyone.  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £900 / week

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Bracklesham Bay holiday chalet rental

Chichester / Bracklesham Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“I know I've rated very good but is between very good and excelent” Visiting Goodwood Festival of Speed the property was an excellent base for that also surrounding areas. Lovely private patio accommodation was a nice little bolt hole, home from hom  …see more

from £39 / night

£258 - £641 / week

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from £39 / night

(10) Excellent 

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South East England holiday cottage rental

Hampshire / Romsey

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“What a lovley place” My Husband, two children aged 4 and 2 and I, had a fantastic stay at Little Owls. Tim and Helen, the owners, were perfect hosts and made us feel very welcome. The cottage had been furnished to a high standard and is set in beaut  …see more

from £90 / night

£450 - £900 / week

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from £90 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in West Country

Newquay / Pentire

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic location and great apartment” What a great place to stay .... very well appointed apartment .... close to two of our favourite beeches ... Crantock and Fistral beech . The apartment had just been refurbished to a very high standard , includ  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £900 / week

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from £50 / night

(34) Very Good 

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Selsey holiday caravan/mobile home rental

West Sussex / Selsey

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely caravan every thing there , nice campsite” We went in the caravan so we could go to Goodwood speed it was a good to say at. Near beach , there was entertainment on the site but did not have the time to go. But would like to go again as it was l  …see more

from £35 / night

£175 - £550 / week

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from £35 / night

(12) Excellent 

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South East England holiday cottage rental

New Forest / Ringwood

6 11 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic place for a family celebration” We rented old bridge cottage for a long weekend to celebrate my parents' ruby wedding anniversary. The cottage was absolutely perfect for our stay with plenty of space for the 6 kids and 8 adults. The hot t  …see more

from £456 / night

£1800 - £3700 / week

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from £456 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday barn rental

Wiltshire / Calne

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 89 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely family break” From first contact we received professional and friendly information from the owners including personal emails! On arrival we were greeted by Marion who was lovely and very informative. The cottage, views and facilities surpassed  …see more

from £85 / night

£395 - £725 / week

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from £85 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday lodge with shared pool in Milford on Sea

Lymington / Milford on Sea

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.01 km
  • Swimming pool
“Super break” Great place to stay to explore the surrounding area. Clean tidy lodge. Loved getting into the Jacuzzi with a glass of wine. Kids loved the facilities and went swimming on a wet morning. Evening entertainment was good for our 2 little  …see more

from £40 / night

£390 - £999 / week

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from £40 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday caravan/mobile home in South East England

Essex / Point Clear

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Relaxing for adults as children have so much to do on the doorstep” Very good site, loads to do, the shop on site isn't over priced which was good. The beach wasn't what we called a beach so we drove to Clacton which only takes 15 minutes. Caravan was  …see more

from £30 / night

£165 - £641 / week

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from £30 / night

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Cottage accommodation in Northern England with golf nearby

Lake District / Grange-over-Sands

4 13 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
NEW TO WYNDCLIFFE IN 2016...... LUXURY HOT TUB WHICH SEATS 7. LOOKING OUT ONTO THE MAGNIFICENT VIEWS OVER MORECAMBE BAY...... Large family cottage overlooking Morecambe Bay, It has four spacious bedrooms two bathrooms and a ground floor WC. It has a large lounge and din  …see more

from £300 / night

£2100 / week

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from £300 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Lacock holiday home rental

Wiltshire / Lacock

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Wonderful!” Beautiful cottage, highly recommended. Fiona was incredibly helpful throughout the booking process and during our stay. The children loved the outdoor space, farm animals and the very friendly dogs. Great location. We will be visiting agai  …see more

from £180 / night

£750 - £1170 / week

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from £180 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Oxwich

Swansea County / Oxwich

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Swimming pool
Windyridge Cottage is a delightful cottage with history dating back to the 1840's, skilfully restored and transformed into a stunning holiday cottage where luxury required in modern living blends seamlessly with character features. The property enjoys a fantastic locati  …see more

from £127 / night

£895 - £2249 / week

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(9) Excellent 

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Holiday caravan/mobile home with shared pool, golf nearby in Pagham

Arun District / Pagham

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Smashing Break in a Superb caravan” We had a smashing break, the caravan was superb! Very clean with everything we needed. Lovely location and park also. Loved the lagoon with all the wildlife. Would love to stay here again & will be looking at making  …see more

from £70 / night

£850 / week

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(12) Excellent 

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Holiday lodge in West Country

Christchurch / Mudeford

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“Fantastic!” Beautiful Lodge in a perfect location! All mod cons and extremely clean... Very comfy bed..Stunning Harbour views and wonderful amenities. Beach, Café, pub and shop all 2 mins walk... We have been coming down now to the site for over 25 ye  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1610 / week

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(5) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Thurlestone

Devon / Thurlestone

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Our Hidden Gem” Loved everything about this apartment. It was bright, spacious, well equipped, very clean and in a lovely location. My husband and I spent a week with our daughter and her two sons, aged 6 and 7. Although we did not have good weathe  …see more

from £143 / night

£1000 - £1500 / week

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from £143 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow with shared pool in Kilkhampton

Bude / Kilkhampton

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful week” We had a fabulous week and can't wait to return next year. The beaches were perfect for our kids to enjoy as well as the dogs and the property was lovely to return to after a fun packed day. Added bonus was the front garden that meant  …see more

from £29 / night

£200 - £550 / week

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Holiday home with shared pool in Norfolk

Norfolk / Great Yarmouth

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Breydon Water Ref 10016 Bure - Diamond 8 This homely and spacious three bedroom caravan sleeps eight people. It is double glazed and centrally heated, and has a shower room with separate toilet. The spacious lounge is comfortable and has a large flat screen TV with D  …see more

from £38 / night

£262 - £497 / week

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from £38 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Caravan/mobile home rental in Sheerness

Isle of Sheppey / Sheerness

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous break and great value” What a fabulous break we had 4 adults 4 kids and 2 dogs we all loved it the caravan was very spacious and comfortable with a large fridge freezer which was always a bonus it was very clean only downfall were the blinds  …see more

from £25 / night

£140 - £399 / week

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Holiday caravan/mobile home with shared pool in South East England

Essex / Clacton-on-Sea

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The caravan has a spacious layout making it very comfortable for up to 6 people, 1 double room with 1 twin room and a double pull out bed in the living room. The lounge further benefits a 26' freeview TV and DVD-player for those of you who love your soaps, the kitchen  …see more

from £23 / night

£149 - £527 / week

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from £23 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Caravan/mobile home accommodation in Sywell

Northamptonshire / Sywell

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The park has two fishing lakes, all weather bowls, a tennis court, a 9 hole pitch and putt, crazy golf.  …see more

from £48 / night

£310 - £350 / week

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from £48 / night

(16) Excellent 

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South Cerney holiday chalet rental

Cotswolds / South Cerney

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely comfy chalet” We stayed here for three nights whilst visiting family who live nearby. The chalet was in great condition, clean and very comfortable. The surrounding park is great, and although some facilities were shut as it was out of seas  …see more

from £40 / night

£240 - £560 / week

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from £40 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday caravan/mobile home in Reighton

North Yorkshire / Reighton

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Superb modern caravan, equipped to a very high standard, a true home from home. Located in a quiet cul-de-sac, enjoy stunning sea views over Filey Bay from your own private balcony, just 10 minutes walk from one of the east coasts most beautiful beaches.  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £750 / week

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from £75 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Lower Mill holiday home rental

Cirencester / Lower Mill

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Superbly relaxing” We stayed in Cuckoo's Nest in Mid November. The cottage is a really lovely estate with a spa and tennis courts on site. The house is beautifully located on the lake with a stunning view. Our party included 6 adults and one small  …see more

from £125 / night

£895 - £1895 / week

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from £125 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Lower Mill

Cirencester / Lower Mill

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent - exceeded expectations!” This property was excellent. We visited as a group of friends and this holiday offered the perfect relaxing holiday. The middle floor with kitchen, living room and dining room was fantastic - its well decorated and  …see more

from £220 / night

£1300 - £2200 / week

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from £220 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Caravan/mobile home rental in South East England with shared pool

Hayling Island / Eastoke

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Leisure passes can be purchased at main ReceptionSorry no pets / no smokingWifi available on request  …see more

from £48 / night

£300 - £500 / week

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from £48 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Symonds Yat

Ross-on-Wye / Symonds Yat

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Riversdale Lodge is set in the heart of Symonds Yat overlooking the River Wye. Riversdale Lodge was built circa.1910. It is a six bedroom house that has in it's time been a small hotel - hence it has 6 bedrooms and six bathrooms!Riversdale Lodge is on the banks  …see more

from £224 / night

£1295 - £3900 / week

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from £224 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Seaview holiday home rental

Isle of Wight / Seaview

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“coastal seclusion” I stayed at Lebrel Lodge with friends for a winter weekend - I think there were about seven of us, mostly couples. It was extremely well appointed and immaculately clean. The weekend was a typical English winter one and so we someti  …see more

from £150 / night

£1045 - £1495 / week

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from £150 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Home rental in Yorkley

Forest of Dean / Yorkley

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Relax in complete seclusion enjoying the magnificent views and immense character of this property, nestled deep in ancient woodlands. With an outdoor heated pool and 2 acres of private gardens, Danby Lodge is the ideal get away location for a relaxing retreat.  …see more

from £420 / night

£2490 - £5200 / week

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from £420 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday caravan/mobile home in West Country

Christchurch / Mudeford

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxury Holiday Home situated at Mudeford, Christchurch on Sandhills Holiday Park. The views of the Harbour from the lounge and decking are amazing and ever changing, then the sandy beach is but a short walk away. The Jetty is fully equipped for a truly relaxing holid  …see more

from £92 / night

£519 - £1500 / week

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from £92 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Parkend holiday cottage rental

Forest of Dean / Parkend

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Mrs” The accommodation was great and just as expected from the description. The owners were on hand and very helpful. The kids loved the access to the garden with trampoline and swings. The location was great for cycling, being able to get onto the cy  …see more

from £112 / night

£440 - £1010 / week

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from £112 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday caravan/mobile home with shared pool in Kessingland

Suffolk / Kessingland

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
In a wonderful position right next to the beach, this is the perfect park for a fun – filled family holiday.  …see more

from £49 / night

£343 - £637 / week

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from £49 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Horton holiday bungalow rental

Wimborne / Horton

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Well appointed, comfortable bungalow in pleasant, quiet surroundings.” We had four pleasant February days in this property, which was warm and comfortable. It is in pleasant country surroundings and must be wonderful in summer, particularly in v  …see more

from £110 / night

£600 / week

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(8) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in West Country

Newquay / Pentire

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
The View is a totally refurbished two storey apartment with what can only be described as some of the best views in Newquay. The apartment sleeps four and benefits from a brand new kitchen with all new Bosch appliances, comprising of dishwasher, washing machine, gas ho  …see more

from £100 / night

£600 - £1100 / week

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(16) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Suffolk

Stowmarket / Middlewood Green

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Private garden
“Perfect peace in country hideaway.” We were met on arrival by the owner, who made us aware of everything that we needed to know. The cottage was warm and extremely comfortable. A welcome pack was waiting for us, including wine and chocolate cake!!  …see more

from £45 / night

£280 - £300 / week

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from £45 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Corton with golf nearby

Lowestoft / Corton

3 5 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“great villa everything for good holiday” villa in excellent condition clubhouse/restaurant close by, pub/restaurant and chinesetakeway just across road very clean and tidy site perfect for a relaxing holiday but with yarmouth and lowestoft close by if  …see more

from £40 / night

£249 - £599 / week

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from £40 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday caravan/mobile home letting

Dartmoor National Park / Chudleigh

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
New 2015 mobile home set in the stunning 5* Finlake Holiday Park with 1 double room and 2 twin rooms which include wardrobes in each. It has an open plan living area comprising of a modern fully equipped kitchen, dining area, and lounge. The bathroom has a large sho  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 - £910 / week

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(12) Excellent 

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Holiday caravan/mobile home with golf nearby in West Country

Christchurch / Mudeford

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Our aim is to provide you with a home from home - from a welcome pack to get you started to games and DVDs.  …see more

from £65 / night

£400 - £960 / week

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from £65 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Acle holiday home rental

Norfolk / Acle

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Bure Cottage is a stunning property on the edge of the Norfolk Broads, just 15 minutes from a great choice of beaches, and 15 minutes in the other direction from the city of Norwich. Formerly a reedcutters cottage, the house has been modernised and extended to sleep 8 i  …see more

from £185 / night

£800 - £1850 / week

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from £185 / night