Get away from it all and enjoy the luscious scenery of a secluded countryside setting by booking one of these fabulous cosy holiday cottages. Choose from country cottages in England, tranquil gites in France and cottages in Wales with log fires and breathtaking views.
You may prefer to visit the splendid country of Ireland and stay in a traditional Irish cottage - enjoying long leisurely walks before soaking up the Celtic atmosphere in great local pubs. Alternatively, choose a Scottish lodge by a loch or in the mountains and relax as you marvel at the beauty of the great outdoors.
For the more adventurous, look further afield and enjoy the serenity of a country cottage in a hidden overseas location. Pick somewhere in a peaceful forest or mountain setting and enjoy long walks or energetic bike rides.
“Brilliant” What Can I Say Absolutely Lovely Little Cottage Perfect Location very Peaceful Really Homely Thank You Fiona The Little Xmas Tree And Crackers Was The Perfect Touch Hope Too Be Back Again All Going Well And I Finish My Treatment x
“Perfect getaway” We absolutely loved staying at the hideaway.
The owners had made loads of effort to make our stay wonderful. With treats layed out when we arrived and homemade bread and jam left in the kitchen.
We couldn't have asked for a more re
My husband and I enjoyed a 4 night stay at The Creamery/The Hideaway. The Hideaway was cosy and ideal for a romantic stay with the luxurious hot tub just outside. Thomas and his wife go to a lot of tr… More
“Lovely Little Cottage” Myself and my two, very young, children enjoyed our stay at River View Cottage. As it was only myself and two small people the cottage was adequate for our needs.
River View has everything you need included, washing maching/d
“Even more beautiful than the pictures” We stayed at the cottages for a family holiday, and it exceeded our expectations.
They are spacious, well equipped, and furnished to a very high standard. All the furniture is very good quality and in immaculate
A group of 16 friends stayed here for 4 days as a break before exams started. It was fabulous, all the rooms were lovely, the location was perfect and the owner was as lovely as you can get! Would 100… More
“A gem in the heart of Nottinghamshire”
Reviewed 16 Jun 2014
Beautiful traditional accommodation set in the heart of Sherwood Forest. A home from home. The cottages are wonderfully nostalgic and beautifully furnished and provide the base for a comfortable holid… More
“Fantastic affordable accomodation for CentreParcs & Sherwood Forest”
Reviewed 13 May 2014
Great service from start to finish, the cottage ticked all boxes for location, quality and affordability. We booked the cottages to celebrate a hen weekend with 11 friends and it exceeded all our exp… More
“Lovely new year stay” Absolutely gorgeous cottage, very cosy and comfortable. We were a mixed party of 6 adults ranging in age from late 20s to mid 80s - there to celebrate the new year. Found it really suitable for our disabled elderly person as it
“Wonderful” Beckside Cottage is in an ideal location for walking in this lovely area. It's warm and cosy, very well equipped and tastefully furnished.
The owner was very helpful and accommodating, and answered emails very promptly.
“Brilliant Love to go back anytime.” We he had a great break away although it was only for four days, its was so relaxing, The Low Barn was wonderful with everything we ever needed. Quality of the barn facilities were great and the owner very helpful
A well equipped, very clean hide-away for two. WiFi worked well.
Good location for Lincoln and surrounding areas.
Would definitely consider staying again.… More
Thanks for your review. We're delighted you enjoyed yourselves.
“Cozy and comfortable”
Reviewed 17 Sep 2012
We had a fantastic time, the cottage was exactly as shown, cozy and clean, very well presented. Everything was provided that we could need, towels and linen - even salt! It is newly refurbished and … More
Delighted you found everything to your taste. Hope you consider a return visit.
“Excellent accommodation in good location.”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2012
Lovely 1 bedroom accommodation in good location for Lincoln city, the wolds and lincolnshire coast. This accommodation had everything we required for self-catering weekend break and was in excellent o… More
So glad you enjoyed it. Look forward to seeing you again in the future.
Situated just 3 miles from the lovely seaside town of Dungarvan in the south east coast of Ireland. The property is cosy and is ideal for a getaway. It is just 300 yards from the beach, perfect for swimming or surfing and also for fishing. If you feel energetic enough y …see more
“Excellent would certainly return” The location is very great between Ashbourne and Matlock. We really enjoyed a walk around Ilam and dovedale.
The cottage itself is lovely, everything you need if you want to stay in and cook for yourself. The cottag
“Mrs” We had a wonderful 3 days in this lovely, well equipped cottage. Excellent location. We all agreed that we would definitely book again.
Of note, a mirror placed on back of door in one of bedrooms upstairs would be helpful
“Comfortable and Cosy” Strawberry Mill is a beautiful little cottage.
The owner is lovely and very accommodating.
The cottage itself is very comfortable and cosy. We were a family of 5 visiting the week to attend a family wedding. A lovely pub is wal
“Wonderful base to see the delights of North Wales”
Reviewed 13 Jun 2012
To be highly recommended & owner really helpful with lots of excellent advice.
Everything you need is close by, including pubs, takeaway, shops etc. We will return to hopefully endure some kinder w… More
“quality cottage in a prime location”
Reviewed 30 Apr 2012
We were met by the owner Seunghee, who gave us biscuits and a lovely bunch of flowers
and were shown into this lovely idylic cottage, which was spotlessly clean and equipped with everything you could… More
“What a welcome,what a cottage.”
Reviewed 5 Apr 2012
Quiet location in beautiful surroundings. You can’t go wrong with this modern well equipped and beautifully furnished cottage. I really can’t think of anything you would need to bring, as the cott… More
“A Place of Dreams” We booked the cottage for the first week in january for well deserved post christmas break and wat a break we had !!
The cottage 'Ty Isaf' has a magical quality to it. It felt a little like steppting into the wardrobe in narnia.
“Excellent accommodation situated in stunning and relaxing location.”
Reviewed 31 Oct 2011
We had an excellent week in this beautiful cosy cottage which is excellently maintained. There is a lovely veranda where we had our breakfast, lunch and dinner which looks out to a stunning backdrop … More
Thank you so much for your kind review, and for letting us know that you had a happy stay! You are of course welcome back any time you wish for another chance to get away from it all!
“Perfect home from home in the heart of snowdonia”
Reviewed 11 Jul 2016
We had a amazing stay in this little house in the centre of Snowdonia. The house is located in a quiet little town with not very much going on, but a perfect location to travel and explore the regiona… More
Thank you for your thoughts, you're welcome back any time of course! Your stay was just a few days too early for the opening of the new cinema/bar/eatery in town called CellB (situated in the old Police building), but it sounds as though you found plenty to do anyway. I'm glad you got back safely, thanks again, Alan
The picturesque Haybarn Cottage is set in a beautiful country estate in the sun-drenched hills west of Funchal. The cottage is set apart and has its own private garden with lovely views and is surrounded by mature trees. The ideal choice for those seeking a combination …see more
“Beautiful cottage in great location” Three generations of us stayed at Wissett Cottage and we all loved it. It's a beautiful character cottage, spacious, tastefully furnished and very comfortable. It has a well equipped kitchen for us to cook our own
Lovely cottage in idyllic situation, well-appointed, couldn't be better. The location is lovely with access to surrounding countryside including Corfe Castle and Wareham. The family friendly seaside r… More
“Beautiful cottage in perfect location”
Reviewed 27 Mar 2013
This was our second stay at Wissett Cottage, this time with a toddler, a young baby and a Granny in tow. Both times we found the property spacious, yet cosy in the colder evenings. The kitchen was mod… More
SUFFOLK'S SECRET. COSY HOLIDAY COTTAGE CLOSE TO THE RIVER DEBEN IN WALDRINGFIELD.
IVYDENE is a stylish luxury cottage, close to a sandy beach, boating, golf, cycling and good walks.It is just five miles from Woodbridge. Sleeping four people in one double room and …see more
This renovated former steading cottage is set amidst 70 acres of rolling farmland in glorious Galloway, yet lies only 4 miles from the busy country town of Dumfries and twelve miles from the food town of Castle Douglas in an ideal touring base.<br />Ideal for fami …see more
“Wow! An exceptional cottage, excellent location - home from home.” We travel to Scotland every other year, to stay for Christmas and New Year - this was by far the best cottage we have stayed in. Everything you needed was there, plus little extras.
What an unbelievably great experience staying in this cottage was! It was extremely clean and well-organized, and the kitchen is lovely and there were many little extras included. The bed was very com… More
Reviewed 15 Sep 2011
This was the best cottage we had ever stayed in. Modern & comfortable in an ideal situation.… More
A semi-detached old forestry cottage situated in a peaceful riverside location within the Aberhirnant Forest, 1.5 miles from the hamlet of Rhos-y-Gwaliau, and 2.2 miles from the well-known lakeside town of Bala, in the Snowdonia National Park. The cottage is wel …see more
“Delightful Cottage in a great location” Seafarer's Watch is a beautifully appointed and well-maintained cottage with plenty of thoughtful touches. This was our third visit with a fourth already booked which probably says it all.
The cottage is clean,
“A lovely, well equiped cottage with harbour and see views.”
Reviewed 14 Jan 2013
We have stayed at "Seafarers" on a couple of occasions, it is a cottage that has been tastefully refurbished, offering high quality accommodation with parking. Mevagissey has all that most would need,… More
“best equipt cottage we have stayed in”
Reviewed 7 Jan 2013
good quality furnishings,short walk into mevagissey, large screen ty,s bus service hourly,no expence spared in making this cottage very comfortable, ferry to fowey and bus back well worth the trip, … More
“Outstanding property” A wonderful place to stay. Spacious, comfortable, generously equipped. There were 7 of us and we used all 5 bedrooms (the study behind the sitting room also has an excellent bed). The kitchen was superb and the views wonderful. W
The photos don't do this place justice. It was a beautiful spacious cottage in the countryside, perfect for a large gathering.
Well equipped kitchen.
Lots of seating space in dining and lounge area… More
Reviewed 8 Sep 2016
first al all, the help we got till we arrived at the house was amazing.
lynda and john are the most helpful people out there. nice and relaxed people.
the house is big, spacey, comfy and clean.
Thanks for the lovely review. So glad you enjoyed it. Lynda
Self catering one bed luxury cottage for two.
Beautiful rural location.
Ideal romantic, bolt hole in the countryside
Only one mile from Lyme Regis town and beach
Local pub and shop 10 mins walk through woodland glen.
Luxury bed linen , waterfall show …see more
“Compact clean everything you need> Great views and location” everything you need for a stay. Compact clean and tidy. Wifi great speed.
Lovley views nice host helpful
Worth a stay to expolre the area with it s many walks. Town has all the ammenities
We arrived at the cottage to the fire blazing which made this lovely little bolt hole exceptionally cosy. We parked the car right outside and with everything on the doorstep didn't need to move it all… More
Thank you for your review and we're glad you liked your break. Belper really is a perfect place to retreat to and enjoy good food, drink and activities! Look forward to welcoming you back.
“Great house in beautiful location with helpful and considerate owner” My family and I really enjoyed our stay in Ty Capel and found it very reasonably priced. The house was as described; the rooms were spacious, clean and well-equipped, as well as bei
There is an amazing spacious house with everything what you need to lead everyday live. House is very atractive located close to most popular attractions in Snowdonia. We had been visited Criccieth an… More
“Excellent Holiday Home - Well worth a visit”
Reviewed 20 Mar 2013
Brilliant Chapel House in a great location for the Llyn Pennisula, Snowdonia & Anglessey.
All rooms are big and the house is full of character. The kitchen is well equipped and there is a large dinin… More
“Beautiful house, full of character in a stunning location”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2012
Ty Capel is a beautifully restored house with lots of room and character. My family and I had a wonderful holiday here and only wish we could of stayed longer. Talysarn is a small village with friendl… More
Fabulous location. Moelwyn cottage is perfectly placed to explore the heart of Snowdonia. It is a cosy, fully renovated Welsh miner's cottage. It has an open plan living space whilst preserving its original features including exposed stonework, beams and ingleno …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
Beautifully renovated early 1920s cottage in one of the best areas of the city, with sweeping views over Launceston and down to the Tamar river, 5 mins from the CBD and 5 mins from the Launceston Aquatic ( new large indoor and out door swimming facility ). Everything yo …see more
“Perfect country holiday!” We could not be more pleased with our time at The Oast Cottage. Our hosts were superbly welcoming and we were especially delighted to be provided with basics like milk, bread, butter, coffee and tea to begin our stay. The cot
The oast house is delightful. The decor is attractive and the king size bed is extremely comfortable. Surrounded by glorious countryside and birdsong, it is a wonderfully relaxing and peaceful place t… More
Reviewed 28 Nov 2016
Excellent weekend away. The oast house is so beautiful and has everything you need for a perfect stay. It's a place that feels homely as soon as you walked in. We were so shocked at how much space the… More
“Very nice and comfortable cottage”
Reviewed 21 Aug 2012
This is a very nice and comfortable cottage in a beautiful tranquil surroundings. We were greeted by our hostess with a delicious freshly baked bread, eggs etc. Very recommendable!… More
“Eskmoor Cottage - perfect in all we needed, house, situation and environment” The house: Extremely Clean, had all Equipment you needed for your stay, so that for instance you could Cook if you didn't want to go out to eat, wash-maschine if you needed
2nd time at the Cottage. Has everything you need , clean, cosey. Great local pub, welcoming and good food - pool table for our teenage boys.
Great value for money. Will be back again… More
Reviewed 22 Jun 2016
stayed at the cottage for our wedding anniversary,the cottage was clean and had every thing you would have in your own home.there was a washing machine as well so we didnt have diryty washing to take … More
“very sweet cottage: shame about parking”
Reviewed 30 Jan 2013
This is a clean, well-appointed cottage in the village of Ruswarp, near Whitby town. We stay regularly in the area to visit family but be independent, and our usual place was unavailable so we took th… More
“Would definitely stay here again!” 4 Bayview is located in a really beautiful place where the view from the front changes alot depending on the weather. It is situated between Oban and Fort William and for us was ideally placed so we can visit lots of
The cottage was well equipped and had everything we need to enjoy our stay. Despite the cold temperatures outside the cottage was nice and warm and there was plenty of space for the four of us. Ther… More
“Lovely Cottage by the Loch”
Reviewed 17 Jan 2017
Really enjoyed our stay. The cottage is perfect, cosy and has everything you need for a great highlands stay.… More
“A very well situated place”
Reviewed 6 Dec 2011
We spend a week with a magnificent weather in this place. The house is big enough and comfortable too. It is wonderfully located to go as well to the mountains as Ben Navis than to the sea, Oban is a … More
“Fantastic cottage” We had a fabulous week at Camellia Cottage at the beginning of March.
Well deserving of its gold award, this cottage is very well equipped, very clean and has a very home-from-home feel.
We particularly enjoyed the resident wi
“Came highly recommended but was even better than expected”
Reviewed 30 Jun 2014
Fabulous cottage with everything you could possible want or need. Children especially well catered for with loads of games and toys both inside and out. (Even the dogs had bowls and leads and ball g… More
Reviewed 17 Jun 2014
As I said in the title this place is perfect. John and Louise have thought of everything and there really isn't anything you need for your stay (well maybe sellotape :-) ) Staying here is a holiday in… More
“Absolutely just perfect”
Reviewed 13 May 2014
Camellia Cottage was spotless and everything you would need for a holiday and much more. We just couldn't fault it. House just amazingly wonderful. Garden enchanting, peaceful with BBQ, swings, and ba… More
“Cosy, comfortable stay in the perfect location” Stayed in Shrimpers Cottage for 5 nights with my family and dog. The cottage was in the perfect location literally minutes walk from the sea front, shops and places to eat. I would recommend the Queens f
“Perfect for us” My two daughters and I are graduating this year and we wished to combine calling at my father's on the east coast with a relaxing yet celebratory break along with my three-year old granddaughter. The luxury east coast cottage with hot
Warm and friendly welcome on arrival. Owners Sue & Alan have thought of every detail and have a little gem of a holiday home.The hot tub is soooo relaxing after a long walk and there are white robes … More
Thank you so much Martin and jeannie ,it was a pleasure to meet such lovely people ,take care and hopefully will see you again x
Reviewed 31 Aug 2016
We stayed for August bank holiday weekend for my partners birthday. We were surprised on arrival to see birthday decorations and a bottle of prosecco waiting for us! The cottage is beautiful and very … More
Thank you for your lovely review, pleased you both enjoyed your stay , hopefully will see you again , thanks sue x
“Fantastic find . brilliant house.”
Reviewed 17 Aug 2016
Visited here several times this year already and have booked a further 2 weekend breaks.
We hit the jackpot with this one.
Very spacious and extremely comfortable and roomy.
Everything you need and… More
Thank you Pam , that's a lovely review , we are so pleased you enjoy coming to stay and look forward to seeing you again next month , we love having guests like you .
Sue and Alan X
“Peace and tranquility” Had a lovely 5 night stay in this well equipped cottage, set in beautiful surroundings. A perfect location for the Scottish Border area, Kielder Forest and the North Lakes, Received a warm welcome from Trevor and Denise.
“What a lovely cottage” This cottage is like a tardis plenty of room and storage although we only stayed a few days we could easily stayed a lot longer . Great position very close to coastal paths we had a brilliant stay
Enjoyed a fantastic week here , the cottage is ideally placed for the village centre and harbour and the views across the harbour are fantastic. The cottage is well equipped with everything you could… More
Thanks for taking the time to review. Much appreciated. Welcome back anytime
“Excellent family and toddler friendly base for exploring the local area” Fabulous cottage, very clean, neat and tidy. Excellent dog walk to Cam Peak 2 mins from front door. Beautifully situated to explore local countryside but also near to amenities w
We stayed at Springbank with our 9mth daughter as a mini first holiday. Dursley village is a short walk and Slimbridge Wetlands is a short drive. The house was well equipped, highchair and travel cot … More
Thanks very mush for your lovely review. It's always great to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay and found the cottage well equipped and comfortable
. We look forward to welcoming you back when you feel in need of another peaceful escape!
“A cosy , comfortable home from home.”
Reviewed 1 Apr 2013
We had a warm and comfortable stay at a very cold time of year. The cottage was well equipped and homely . Our 2 year old really enjoyed the toys the books and the chalk board. The stair gate was use… More
“Excellent cottage, great value for money in a lovely location”
Reviewed 3 Mar 2013
Convenient base for walking the Cotswold Way, the cottage was lovely warm and clean with everything we needed. Thanks:)… More
Thank-you very much for your lovely review, we hope you will enjoy another holiday at Onespringbank again soon.
“Fantastic location, lovely cottage with everything you need.” The cottage is conveniently located just above corfe castle within easy reach of swanage beach and studland bay. The cottage is safe and well equipped with everything you need. The owner is
Holidaying with other half, sis and only slightly grouchy 14 year old nephew for a week in a cottage in a quiet Dorset village could have gone one of two ways....happily, the Old Reading Room was abov… More
“Rural setting - Car useful - but not absolutely necessary if walking.” Lovely area for walking. We didn't have use of a car, however, we had a relative close by who was able to take us to visit the wonderful Tomar Castle and Coinbrau which is a wonde
great place to spend a break or a little longer. Spotlessly clean and very tasteful interior and exterior. Kitchen is equipped with everything you need if you are a fan of self catering. If not then y… More
Thankyou for your kind words, we know what a lovely part of Portugal this is, and if we can help visitors enjoy the experience as much as we do, it gives us both a great deal of satisfaction.
“Wonderful cottage for a great price” Stayed at Lobbs cottage with my partner and 2 other couples for a long weekend. It was a home from home and had everything we needed - including a BBQ and lovely garden. Location was great as easy to find (when fol
“Fantastic accommodation excellent value for money .”
Reviewed 23 Jan 2013
Myself, partner and 3 children stayed at lobbs cottage in October , we had a fantastic week. The accommodation is gorgeous extremely clean and well equipped, it was a home from home experience .… More
Thank you for taking the time to review. Glad you enjoyed Lobbs cottage and hope to see you again (even tho you are gooners!)COYI.
“Fantastic standard and location”
Reviewed 14 Jan 2013
We stayed for three days over New Year as a much needed break for two couples and a 13 year old. The communication with the owners had been friendly, prompt, helpful and efficient. The quality of the … More
Thank you for taking the time to review Lobbs cottage. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and the cottage. We would love to see you again.
Cam and Julie
“Like going back in time.....”
Reviewed 4 Oct 2012
I was holidaying with my grandchildren and wanted somewhere quiet and in close proximity to beaches. The house was beautifully furnished with everything we needed, and lovely comfy beds and very quie… More
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and posting the photos on Tripadvisor. Hope to see you again
Cam and Julie
If you are looking for a beautiful holiday home in the heart of French culture then look no further......This gite is situated in a very pleasant rural setting in Dordogne.This is a quietly located property, with a park and a large swimming-pool. …see more
“SECRET OF THE ROSELAND PENINSULA” Portsscatho is a beautiful area of Cornwall to stay and explore with many beaches and lovely walks.We have hired Sunnyside for the last 2years and holidayed for the last 4 in this village.
The accommadation is superb
“Wonderful place to take the family - highly reccomended”
Reviewed 5 Nov 2012
We have enjoyed 2 stays at Sunnyside and both times have found it to be a lovely home from home. Wonderfully furnished and exceptionally clean, we found it a great place to take the family and use it … More
“Warm welcoming restful and peaceful cottage in perfect location”
Reviewed 25 Oct 2016
I stayed here with my husband and two small children for a week. Instantly felt relaxed on arrival as the village is so peaceful and the cottage so near to beach, shop and pub - ideal with two little … More