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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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Apartment rental in Stirling with golf nearby

Stirling / Stirling

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Excellence” Without a doubt, the best. A month of travels in Scotland and we were fortunate to stay here. The quality of everything was noticeable in every aspect. I do hope we can stay here again on our next visit.
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from £80 / night

£575 - £790 / week

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from £80 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Wiseman's Bridge

Saundersfoot / Wiseman's Bridge

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Child friendly
“Great flat, excellent location” We had a great time at pinewood with our 2 sons, 2 and 6 months old and our dog. Flat is well equipped if a little dated but has everything you need. Rooms are big and there is plenty of space for the kids to set up the
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from £47 / night

£325 - £695 / week

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from £47 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Kirkcaldy

Fife / Kirkcaldy

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Family Break” Excellently positioned apartment for exploring Fife. Irene and Mark were fantastic from first contact untill after arrival. The apartment has everything a family would require and the pool table was especially appreciated by my two boys
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from £78 / night

£491 - £679 / week

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from £78 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Sunderland holiday apartment rental

Tyne and Wear / Sunderland

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Amazing apartment in perfect location” No matter how good the photos are on an advert you always expect something not to be quite the same. Nothing could be further from the truth with this fabulous beach side apartment. The location is amazing with s
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from £75 / night

£420 - £650 / week

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(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Central London/Zone 1

Central London/Zone 1 / Hyde Park / Queensway

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Nice apartment, Great Location” This apartment, while a little small, was more than enough for our family of four. It was extremely well located and well maintained. Rafael was very helpful with all aspects of the trip and answered any questions or co
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from £130 / night

£1150 - £1330 / week

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from £130 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Brighton holiday apartment rental

Brighton / Central Brighton

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
“Everything was perfect!” They had thought of everything to prepare for an enjoyable stay. Very comfortable beds, lovely clean spaces,
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from £110 / night

£550 - £1010 / week

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from £110 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Westgate-on-Sea

Isle of Thanet / Westgate-on-Sea

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“An ideal base for a seaside holiday” Our stay at the Sands was just a delight from start to finish. Anna and Amanda were very helpful with getting settled. The property itself is well-appointed and spacious, with stylish furnishings and up-to-date app
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from £70 / night

£280 - £500 / week

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(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Sheringham

Norfolk / Sheringham

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary
“Great location” Good location and great views of the sea. Sheringham little theatre well worth a visit. Didnt find any good restautaurants so gave up and went tp sainsburys. Cromer very good and beaches to the west vast. Great birdwatching area. Blick
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from £80 / night

£385 - £560 / week

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(52) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Foyers

Loch Ness / Foyers

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Fantastic week” Me and my partner stayed here for a week and i must say how fantastic it was the apartment was very well equipped with everything you need,Jan and paul are very friendly and helpful people, The pack full of goodies was a lovely persona
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from £55 / night

£275 - £467 / week

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from £55 / night

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Holiday apartment in London

England / London

3 12 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £225 / night

£1575 / week

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(18) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Yeovil

Somerset / Yeovil

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Well appointed; convenient for town & park” This apartment was our 'home' for 3 months whilst starting a new job & house hunting in Yeovil. It is only a few minutes walk from the town centre & from Ninesprings Country Park so there is very little need
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from £55 / night

£385 - £455 / week

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from £55 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Glasgow

Glasgow / West End, Glasgow

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
“Home from home” This apartment was an absolute delight. So spacious and spotlessly clean. A real pleasure to come back to after hectic days out. The underground car park a real boost, especially appreciated with the not so nice weather we had. We wer
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from £120 / night

£800 / week

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from £120 / night

(30) Very Good 

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Hunmanby Gap holiday apartment let

Filey / Hunmanby Gap

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Mr Andy Carter” Stayed at 16 the parade for the weekend,it was perfect for what we wanted nice and clean and in a perfect position for the beach, we will be back!
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from £38 / night

£215 - £505 / week

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(17) Excellent 

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St Monans holiday apartment rental

Fife / St Monans

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Charming,comfortable and also in one of the best villages in Fife” The Fifie is a delightful and surprisingly spacious flat. Once inside it feels more like a cottage and offers a wee view down to the harbour from one of the lounge windows. St. Monans
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from £75 / night

£500 - £700 / week

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from £75 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Bexhill-on-Sea

East Sussex / Bexhill-on-Sea

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Perfect” A very comfortable and well positioned property close to the sea, the pavilion, shops and restaurants, also within easy walking distance of the railway station. The friendly owners met us at the property to show us around, they are easily con
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from £75 / night

£440 - £595 / week

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(8) Very Good 

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Westerham holiday apartment rental

Sevenoaks District / Westerham

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Home from Home” Beautiful accommodation, clean and spacious with great facilities. Far enough away from the main road to allow peace and quiet but close enough to all links to not be isolated. The owners are incredibly friendly and helpful without b
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from £55 / night

£350 - £450 / week

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from £55 / night

(6) Excellent 

15

Holiday apartment in Morecambe

Lancashire / Morecambe

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Luxury penthouse aprtment but not the best night's sleep” This accommodation is truly luxurious, apart from one thing the state of the mattresses, having stayed in similar apartments/hotels we found that they were unsupportive and we could feel the sp
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from £69 / night

£400 - £550 / week

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(38) Excellent 

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Silloth holiday apartment rental

Cumbria / Silloth

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“Fabulous place” Booked this at short notice and Lorna was very flexible and welcoming. Superbly kitted out, spotless, comfortable and private with excellent wi-fi and SKY TV in a superb location virtually on the seafront at the charming resort of Sil
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from £50 / night

£270 - £350 / week

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from £50 / night

(34) Very Good 

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Porthcawl holiday apartment rental

Vale of Glamorgan / Porthcawl

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“The Gateway Porthcawl” Excellent apartment. Spacious, clean throughout and comfortable. We are a family of 5 with dog and it was more than enough room. Stayed 3 nights and didn't want to come back. The welcome basket of food was brilliant and pl
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from £50 / night

£230 - £500 / week

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from £50 / night

(98) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Royal Mile

Edinburgh / Royal Mile

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“Great location, great flat!!” Stayed for 4 nights and was so central but without being too noisy. Great communication with the owner and lovely clean and tidy apartment with all you need. As a regular to Edinburgh and having stayed in lots of apartm
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from £75 / night

£368 - £1029 / week

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from £75 / night

(49) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment rental

Central London/Zone 1 / South Bank

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Great apartment in wonderful location” We recently stayed in this apartment for 10 days and had the most fabulous time exploring and enjoying London from this excellent base. The apartment is clean and well equipped with everything we needed for a se
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from £130 / night

£799 / week

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from £130 / night

(29) Excellent 

26

Ilfracombe Harbour holiday apartment rental

Ilfracombe / Ilfracombe Harbour

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Car not necessary
“Perfect” Fabulous. Clean, modern, comfortable and perfectly located for Ilfracombe and North Devon. Most people would like to know about the kitchen, bed and bathroom. These were all high quality and immaculate.
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from £75 / night

£375 - £650 / week

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from £75 / night

(74) Excellent 

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New Town holiday apartment rental

Edinburgh / New Town

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Car not necessary
“smashing apartment-great area” Location ideal short walk to centre. Patrick always helpful. Apartment freshly decorated with loads of utensils, towels etc. Patrick even left a bottle of adult juice!! for us to enjoy. Second time we have stayed here a
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from £80 / night

£690 - £1200 / week

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from £80 / night

(71) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Central York

York / Central York

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 65 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
“Perfect stay.” So glad I chose to book here. It was absolutely perfect, couldn't have asked for more. A beautiful apartment from great people who make you feel very welcome and can't do enough for you. We will definitely be booking to go again. Thanks
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from £149 / night

£675 / week

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(7) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in St Ives

Cornwall / St Ives

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly

from £63 / night

£270 - £850 / week

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from £63 / night

(58) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Southsea

Portsmouth / Southsea

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Fantastic Apartment - Excellent value for money” Great Couple of days . Parking a real bonus. Apartment finished to a very high standard and everything is catered for, a real home form home. Steve the owner very welcoming.. Great central location
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from £100 / night

£900 / week

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from £100 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Ski apartment to rent in Ballachulish

Glencoe / Ballachulish

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski

from £74 / night

£466 - £658 / week

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from £74 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Leighton

Shropshire / Leighton

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min

from £45 / night

£325 / week

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from £45 / night

(85) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Central York

York / Central York

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Excellent property to stay if visiting York” Excellent property to stay if visiting York. Very clean and all you need for a great get away. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and have already recommended to friends and family and will definitely go back. So
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from £88 / night

£470 - £550 / week

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from £88 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Ventnor

Isle of Wight / Ventnor

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

from £85 / night

£370 - £625 / week

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from £85 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Glasgow / West End, Glasgow

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
“A perfect home from home in Glasgows West End” I can't recommend this apartment highly enough. It is so cosy, comfortable and well equipped.Perfectly situated in the heart of the West end off the popular Byres road. Transport into the city is so easy
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from £120 / night

£650 - £1000 / week

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(23) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Weymouth

Dorset / Weymouth

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.02 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely apartment” Very nice apartment with comfortable pillows which makes a change. It had lots of little extras like washing up liquid kitchen roll tissues soap and a store cupboard of tea sugar vinegar salt pepper etc. We would have had lovely view
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from £47 / night

£305 - £760 / week

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(40) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Buxton

Derbyshire / Buxton

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 85 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Wonderful stay” Stayed here on honeymoon with my wife and it was absolutely fantastic, a quent little apartment which we found comfortable and relaxing. Sarah and Gary were so kind to us leaving us a starter hamper for our stay including butter and mi
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from £50 / night

£260 - £389 / week

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(2) Excellent 

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Dymchurch holiday apartment rental

Kent / Dymchurch

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £48 / night

£336 - £777 / week

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(10) Very Good 

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Central London/Zone 2 holiday apartment rental

Central London/Zone 2 / Wapping

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
“The Perfect Stay” I've been more than pleased to stay in this apartment for a week. The apartment looks even better than in pictures, it's clean warm and bright; well furnished and Mrs Jane Gildan is extremely kind and ready to answer all our questio
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from £118 / night

£825 / week

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from £118 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Moretonhampstead

Dartmoor National Park / Moretonhampstead

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 23 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary

from £60 / night

£360 - £480 / week

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from £60 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Gullane with golf nearby

East Lothian / Gullane

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“New Year break” The holiday was fantastic and the accommodation was quaint but of the highest standard and in a beautiful location. I would highly recommend it to anyone with a young family.
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from £70 / night

£450 - £550 / week

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Apartment rental in Birmingham

West Midlands / Birmingham

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £70 / night

£400 - £575 / week

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from £70 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Central York

York / Central York

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
“Great stay” We booked Squirrel Nest in order to visit family nearby with our baby. The location is tucked away but still accessible for York and the accommodation is excellent. The place was spotless and there was everything we needed including cake!
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from £65 / night

£435 / week

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(59) Excellent 

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Fort Augustus holiday apartment rental

Loch Ness / Fort Augustus

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Pet friendly
“Large apt” Felicity and Chris are a Lovely couple. Everywhere you look you see the hard work and dedication they've put into renovating this place , that has so much history. It is wonderful how they modernized it but have not taken away the old charm
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from £65 / night

£385 - £495 / week

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