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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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Holiday log cabin rental

Sandyhills / Southwick

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

from £70 / night

£390 - £713 / week

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from £70 / night

(75) 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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from £149 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Rustington

Arun District / Rustington

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Supercalafragalisticexpealidoshus!” A really fabulous holiday home (it felt like home especially the pillows) the children want to come again, thats good coz so do we. Thank you for a wonderful stay.
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from £110 / night

£500 - £1165 / week

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from £110 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Barn rental in Bonchurch

Ventnor / Bonchurch

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Outstanding” Srawberries turned out to be an excellent choice. We have visited the island many times, and this accommodation was spot-on. Lucy was very welcoming, and could not have done more to make our stay enjoyable - five stars.
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from £130 / night

£500 - £1090 / week

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from £130 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Middleham

North Yorkshire / Middleham

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“Excellent!” I endorse everything good that other reviewers have said about this cottage and would add that it's a few minutes (off road) walk from excellent bus routes to Leyburn, Richmond and Ripon - all of which are of interest, especially on market
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from £87 / night

£495 - £500 / week

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from £87 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with golf nearby in Melrose

Borders / Melrose

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“Home from Home” Just spend 4 nights at Lavender Blue cottage, it is a lovely place has everything you would need. Laura the owner has gone above and beyond to make sure that your stay is complete we arrived to find a lovely welcome tray with home made
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from £80 / night

£445 - £650 / week

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from £80 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in York Riverside

York / York Riverside

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 72 km
  • Car not necessary
“Very comfortable and convenient for a city visit” Spent an excellent week in the apartment. Accommodation was clean, warm, comfortable and ideal for exploring the city of York. Access was easy and the owner's directions and local advice were very help
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from £59 / night

£410 - £610 / week

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from £59 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment rental

Cornwall / Hayle

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect” Lovely apartment very clean, with great facilities and perfect for dog owners if your canine is off on their holidays to! Location was perfect, close to the local friendly pub for great food and drink yet also very peaceful. Walking distance
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from £105 / night

£560 - £805 / week

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from £105 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Chwilog

Gwynedd / Chwilog

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £110 / night

£400 - £890 / week

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from £110 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Wellow holiday cottage rental

Nottinghamshire / Wellow

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“Cosy welcoming house full of character & history” We loved the house and the facilities, the rooms were spacious and cosy, with big family kitchen. The bath was amazing and big enough for two, the history and books were really interesting. Well equipp
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from £82 / night

£410 - £696 / week

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from £82 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Deal

Kent / Deal

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Lovely time in Deal” We are having a great holiday in Deal. The weather has been stunning. The house is just right. Had brilliant holiday.
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from £85 / night

£575 - £695 / week

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from £85 / night

(56) Excellent 

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Moelfre holiday home rental

Anglesey / Moelfre

3 7 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“great place to stay” Great location - easy access to harbour, coastal path and village shops. Fixtures and fittings were good - two bathrooms made life easier. Fenced in secure garden was perfect for our dog who had space to explore. We'll definitel
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from £70 / night

£425 - £825 / week

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from £70 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Westerham holiday apartment rental

Sevenoaks District / Westerham

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • 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

(12) Excellent 

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Noss Mayo holiday cottage rental

Devon / Noss Mayo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Lovely cottage in perfect location” This was a lovely cottage. Perfectly situated in the beautiful village of Noss Mayo with stunning cliff-top walks and easy access to the historic city of Plymouth and its amenities. The cottage was full of character
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from £52 / night

£360 - £800 / week

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(37) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Winchcombe

Cotswolds / Winchcombe

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
“Very today and all things you need catered.” The cottage is very clean and very comfortable. In the town centre. Walking distance to everything. Everything needed, such as internet, TV, kitchen, fridge catered for. Highly recommended.
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from £60 / night

£400 - £500 / week

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(26) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse rental

Southampton / Ocean Village

4 6 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“trains boats and planes” unbelievable photos do not give justice in the morning you can see the arrival or departure of some of the worlds great liners,planes can be seen (but not heard) flying overhead and a couple of times a day trains full of new c
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from £180 / night

£900 - £1200 / week

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(17) Excellent 

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Uppingham holiday home rental

Rutland / Uppingham

5 14 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“Wonderful for a family get together!” So impressed by this house! It was perfect for my 50th birthday family celebration. So much space! Great to have the pool, sauna and hot tub..even the gym facilities and darts were used. The cinema room was brilli
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from £840 / night

£5600 / week

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from £840 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Rhosneigr holiday home rental

Anglesey / Rhosneigr

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Fantastic holiday home for our family break.” Fantastic holiday home, we stayed here 3 couples there is 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms all done to a very high standard. We arrived in the afternoon and even tho it said check in at 5pm we were able to do 3p
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from £99 / night

£499 - £1248 / week

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from £99 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Boscastle

Cornwall / Boscastle

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Ask about pets
“A holiday worth travelling for” I have stayed in Penlys many times, from 2005 onward, usually twice a year. I normally stay for 2 weeks in April/May and 2 weeks in September/October. The storage heaters and the log burning stove are very comforting on
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from £50 / night

£250 - £550 / week

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(12) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Brighton

Brighton and Hove / Brighton

6 16 3 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Plenty of space for the large family group” We were a family group of 16 people, three generations, five couples, and we stayed for 10 great days. There is plenty of space inside, we rented the en-suite studio as well, and a lovely furnished space in
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from £325 / night

£1700 - £2225 / week

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from £325 / night

(62) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Belper

Derbyshire / Belper

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Home comforts” A very well-equipped home with everything we needed provided. The pretty and private garden was safe for our grandson. On top of a hill, walkable into town for the energetic but there is also an hourly daytime bus from the end of the ro
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from £47 / night

£325 - £460 / week

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from £47 / night

(45) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b in Beaulieu

Brockenhurst / Beaulieu

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly

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from £85 / night

£520 / week

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(28) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow with golf nearby in Ballater

Aberdeenshire / Ballater

3 7 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Tigh na Darroch, Ballater” Very nice bungalow well appointed and equipped. A second tiolet would be a good addition edoecislly if six people staying. In quiet location on edge of ballater. Nice riverside walk in to village
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from £80 / night

£400 - £700 / week

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(40) Very Good 

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Henley-on-Thames holiday apartment accommodation

Oxfordshire / Henley-on-Thames

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
“Right on the Thames” This is a perfectly located apartment on the Thames. Both the lounge and bedroom give you the stunning view of Henley's locals and visitors alike. The apartment is clean and quaint, with a separate kitchen and dining area. The own
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from £120 / night

£750 - £850 / week

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from £120 / night

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Holiday cottage in Torrington

Great Torrington / Torrington

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £80 / night

£557 - £816 / week

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from £80 / night

(37) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Windsor

Windsor and Maidenhead / Windsor

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Little chauntry” The house is lovely, easily fitted in our family of five as doyble beds as 6 ft each House is very nicely decorated and jill was always prompt in replying to emails
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from £105 / night

£735 / week

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(5) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Llangattock

Crickhowell / Llangattock

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Spacious Property with all the Facilities you need” Enjoyed our stay. Good communications from the owner re. directions and basic instructions about the house. Ideal location in great rural setting. Nice to have some basics like milk, tea and even win
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from £140 / night

£520 - £660 / week

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from £140 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Bath holiday guest house rental

Somerset / Bath

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

from £300 / night

£2000 - £4000 / week

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from £300 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Ventnor holiday home rental

Isle of Wight / Ventnor

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Delighted” What a great find. Originally I had booked to stay at Seawinds in Gurnard but received a call 3 weeks before our holiday to say the owner had double booked. I chose plum cottage at short notice; I wouldn't usually have picked it as I lik
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from £110 / night

£700 - £1090 / week

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from £110 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Sunderland holiday apartment rental

Tyne and Wear / Sunderland

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Brilliant choice, fantastic view and superb accommodation.” The apartment was modern, finished to a high standard and tastefully decorated. The view was breathtaking with large windows overlooking the sea -there were even binoculars to use in order t
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from £75 / night

£420 - £650 / week

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(74) Excellent 

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Corton holiday villa rental

Lowestoft / Corton

3 5 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely facilities in an ideal location” The accommodation was lovely, plenty of things to see and do for the whole family in the local area, mostly within 20mins. Easy access to nearby facilities -swimming pool and on site bar were good too.
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from £50 / night

£255 - £599 / week

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avg. 2 hours 50 minutes

from £50 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Ski caravan/mobile home to rent in Boat of Garten

Aviemore / Boat of Garten

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful Chalet” Had a wonderful stay with my girlfriend! She enjoyed her birthday here and didn't want to leave. The place was clean and cosy, we would definitely be back again soon. Thank you for making it special too!
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from £55 / night

£370 - £530 / week

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(37) Very Good 

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Cottage rental in Matlock

Derbyshire / Matlock

9 21 Min stay varies

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 21
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“Mrs” Absolutely beautiful house couldn't have asked for anything better very clean had a wonderful birthday party
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from £500 / night

£3500 / week

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from £500 / night

(124) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse in Chester

Cheshire / Chester

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Excellent” Perfect Property. Location, very central only a short walk to all the wonderful Chester sights. Property had all the facilities needed for a weeks stay for a family of 4. It was also extremely clean. We have stayed in many properties and th
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from £112 / night

£526 - £849 / week

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from £112 / night

(33) Excellent 

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Home rental in Skegness with golf nearby

Lincolnshire / Skegness

8 15 3 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent” I have stayed many times and will be back again. Excellent house, perfect for holidays. Nothing is too much trouble to organise and it is spotless. Will be back again
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from £320 / night

£1800 - £2665 / week

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from £320 / night

(88) 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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(48) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Bourton-on-the-Water

Cotswolds / Bourton-on-the-Water

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
“Fairy tale cottage” Beautiful 16th century cottage in a quiet and peaceful location just a couple of minites waik from the center of this lovely,bustling village. Perfectly situated for touring the Cotswolds. Delicious crusty bread and marmalade pro
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from £67 / night

£475 - £785 / week

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from £67 / night

(64) Excellent 

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St. Davids holiday cottage rental

St Davids Peninsula / St Davids

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.46 km
  • Pet friendly
“Wonderful and Refreshing” This was our second visit to sweet, perfectly formed Cariad Cottage and it was every bit as lovely as the first. Just love it! It's location to the coastal path is just a short walk across a couple of fields and St. Davids i
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from £90 / night

£600 / week

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(12) Excellent 

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Home rental in Mawgan Porth

Cornwall / Mawgan Porth

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“amazing amazing amazing” I would recommend this property to anyone the house is spacious airy and spotlessly clean. The pin has the most beautiful view's across mawgan porth from watching sunrise to sunset you just cannot get enough of the view.The be
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from £175 / night

£1000 - £1350 / week

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from £175 / night

(27) Very Good 

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Mallwyd holiday cottage rental

Dolgellau / Mallwyd

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 32 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Fantastic fully loaded beautiful cottage” I cannot recommend this cottage highly enough. It's in a fantastic location for all sorts of trips out. You are right in the countryside and yet can be on the beach within c.20 minutes (depending on roadworks)
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from £55 / night

£270 - £490 / week

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