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.
“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
“Lovely holiday location!” This was our first holiday as a family with our 10-month old babygirl and we're so happy to have booked with Eileen O'Shea in Lauragh! We came in quite late but the welcome with a roaring fire and a pot of fresh tea was a nic
“A Wonderful Holiday” We spent two weeks at Yew Tree Cottage with our two very young boys, aged 3 and 2. It was a real home-from-home; very comfortable and thoughtfully equipped. The children settled quickly and enjoyed the games and puzzles in the t
I had a lovely stayed at Yew Tree Cottage for a 6 day at Easter 2013. Great place, the rooms are spacious, clean and well-decorated, character sitting room and the kitchen is well equipped. Although t… More
“Modern yet cosy, perfect weekend away!”
Reviewed 19 Mar 2013
Me and my brother decided to take our mother away for a long weekend and we are extremely glad we chose Yew Tree Cottage for our stay. The property has been renovated to a brilliant standard. The play… More
Mobile reception varies by network. We get a strong signal with Vodafone but we are aware that other networks may not be as good.
“Fantastic cottage to spoil yourself in”
Reviewed 27 Feb 2013
We have just spent a long weekend at this traditional cottage, renovated sympathetically and with every modern convenience. The weather was bitter, but the log fire and toasted toes were more than co… More
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
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
This charming wee renovated barn 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 families, …see 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
Hazel cottage is an ideal couple's getaway, it's also great for families with one child/baby where you can relax amongst the 30 acres of private grounds and large shared heated swimming pool. Free Wi-Fi and a 20% discount with Brittany Ferries. …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
“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
“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
“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
Well appointed and deceptively spacious pretty country cottage located just yards from a historic canal basin and country pub. Ideal for walking and exploring Cheshire and the Peak District National Park. Open fire, wonderful views, spacious bedrooms and futon or cot …see more
“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
“Excellent” We enjoyed our stay at Tiffyhall very much. The cottage is in a peaceful quiet location (apart from the lovely calling of curlews). It is well equipped and very private with a restful view from the large 'picture' windows upstairs and down.
“Comfortable cosy and friendly.” My wife and I spent 5 weeks at Moorhen cottage,although it was in the middle of winter we found the cottage very warm,comfortable and equipped to a high standard.The locations ideal for visiting east coast as well as L
“Wonderful house in a wonderful area” Mia's Cottage is a comfortable house situated in the heart of Inis Eoghain. It's a great location from which to view the entire peninsula and all it offers, including the wonderful historic sites that are situated
Mia's Cottage was very spacious, clean and had everything you needed for a few days away.
John was very pleasant and helpful, he had the fire blazing for our arrival along with some fresh eggs that … More
“Gorgeous, clean, warm, and very welcoming house feels like coming home.”
Reviewed 20 Aug 2013
This house is very welcoming and caters for both young and old. It has been built and decorated by caring hands to a very high standard. This was our first time renting a holiday home, we were unsur… More
“Excellent cottage with modern amenities catered for everyone in a beautiful part of Donegal”
Reviewed 13 Jun 2013
We are just back from our stay in the beautiful Mia's Cottage in Urris, just outside the village of Clonmany. We stayed during the first week of June 2013.
I travelled with my partner and our 4 yea… More
Ideal for walkers, cyclists, and sightseers, Kinder Path Cottage in the Peak District is recently refurbished and fully equipped. it has a lovely sunny aspect with beautiful views over Hayfield village and is a few yards from a popular track leading up to Kinder Scout. …see more
“Best short break ever” Driftwood Cottage is immaculate and decorated to a high degree.It is extremely comfortable and we felt at home there. Everything is to hand and we certainly didn't miss not being able to get a mobile signal in the area. A pay
Driftwood cottage is true to all trip advisor reviews & the Guest Book comments
We have stayed in Saithes 4 times now & return every year in the winter for Birthday weekends, most other cottages are… More
Thank you for such a lovely review, such a pleasure to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to hearing from you again soon. Best wishes Jacqui.
“Fantastic cottage and location”
Reviewed 30 Dec 2015
We have stayed in Staithes a number of times and Driftwood cotttage is the best cottage we have stayed in. The view is fantastic, you can see the harbour and also the Cod & Lobster pub from each floor… More
Thank you so much for your lovely review
“What a find”
Reviewed 15 Nov 2015
Driftwood cottage great location, lovely walks, views over harbour. Great find after hours looking online to find accommodation in the area. Spotlessly clean, every need catered for, cosy and it was a… More
“It was perfect!” Fantastic location - very quiet/ great privacy. Lovely rural setting with gorgeous sea view.
A short stroll to a beautiful secluded clean beach and a relaxing swim.
Chalet/cottage had everything one could want/need. Kitchen/livin
This was a family vacation for one week which included my husband and I, my son and his partner and their two daughters, aged 3 and 10 months and two small dogs. I have to say the property and its lo… More
Thank you so much for your kind words and wonderful compliments Bernadine.
We are thrilled that you loved the house and the area as much as we do, and would be delighted to welcome you all back again in the future.
“Great for Family Breaks”
Reviewed 18 Mar 2014
Just back from a fantastic Paddy's Day weekend in St Helens Bay Rosslare.
The resort has everything - golf,tennis,beach,Kids playground.Clubhouse not open at the moment as its in the process of cha… More
Thank you for taking the time to leave such a nice review, your comments are very much appreciated. So glad to know that you and your family enjoyed your stay and that the sunny south east lived up to its name. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again.
Reviewed 2 Jul 2015
Having stayed at this cottage last year exactly the same time of year we knew what a wonderful holiday this year was going to be. Firstly, dealing with Lorraine again this year was as if I had known h… More
Thanks for the glowing review and for taking the time to write, it’s very much appreciated. We are thrilled that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us again and It will be our privilege to have you stay in the future (returning guests always the best compliment). Hosting visitors who appreciate the charms that are to be found in “SeaView” is a real pleasure!
Thanks again Bernadine,
See you all next year.
Our back garden has been transformed by a 10m x 5m in ground swimming pool (4ft deep) and sunbathing terrace, there are shingled outside areas for each cottage where hours can be spent relaxing and rejuvenating or reading a book, with a glass of wine under the shade of& …see more
“Lovely cottage in peaceful setting” Short stay in this lovely well equipped cottage, felt very much at home right away. Wonderful view from front room and garden just perfect for 2 active dogs, ideal having the gate at the bottom of the garden for wal
My husband, teenage daughter, puppy and I spent a fantastic week in this lovely cottage. The cottage was clean, well-equipped with plenty of space for all of us. The large, enclosed garden was great … More
“We will certainly be back.”
Reviewed 27 Aug 2015
It wa our first trip to Scotland,we loved it the accommodation is great very clean and everything you need, the review book says it all every body loved it,there's so much to do and Caroline & Ed make… More
Hi, thanks for writing us a review. It was lovely to have you stay in Kirktoun Cottage and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
“Highly recommended accomodation”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2016
My wife and I with our Golden Retriever (Roddy) have just spent a week in what is a lovely well equipped and very comfortable cottage. The furnishings and rooms etc are of a fairly high standard and a… More
Hi, thanks for leaving us a review. I am pleased that you and Roddy enjoyed your stay. The garden and surrounding walks does indeed make it an ideal place to stay with dogs. We are very lucky to have the Duffus Inn within walking distance of the property. We would be delighted to welcome you back again in the future.
“A charming, cosy cottage and a friendly, peaceful, relaxing setting, excellent for families with children and/or a dog” The cottage was very nicely furnished and very clean, giving a warm, cosy feel. The owners have obviously thought about what guests
We arrived to be greeted by next door's delightful poultry. All the instructions worked out perfectly and nothing disappointed from arrival to departure. The cottage is pretty, clean and meets every… More
Reviewed 6 Nov 2016
Cottage is very good for the price I paid for. Easy to find the cottage based on the instructions provided by the owner as the postcode took past the house. All good in the house. We had a good stay.
Thank you for your positive comments, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay!
John and Lorraine
“A wonderful place to stay, fantastic for family celebrations.” I hired this place to celebrate my father's 80th birthday with family and believe we could not have found anywhere better. The property was perfectly maintained containing everything you r
“Fabulous accommodation with a great welcome, it was just perfect.”
Reviewed 27 Jul 2014
This is a fabolous accommodation, great space both inside and out. The gardens are beautiful and private. The bedrooms are well presented, spacious and comfortable. The living areas very homely and th… More
Reviewed 21 Jul 2014
We booked The Grange for my sons Graduation , myself my husband and our 4 children aged 23,21,20 and 17. There was plenty of room and everything you needed was to hand. We all slept well thanks to th… More
“Amazing luxurious home from home”
Reviewed 11 Jun 2014
What a fantastic find! We needed accomodation for 6 adults and 2 children in the Cawthorne area to attend a family wedding. Could not have been better.
We had very good communication from Hilary from… More
“Lovely Cottage, ideal location.” We stayed for 3 nights with our dog , the location was ideal for exploring, cottage was very clean and comfy and having the Forest at the bottom of the garden was amazing.
“Bliss!” Stayed for 5 nights and wanted to stay longer. Shame about the weather but to be honest we didn't go for the weather. We went for a break and it definately ticked all the boxes. Stunning location, cottage, 5* service......we couldn't fault a
A little bit luxury away from home. The sort of place you wish you could call home! A wonderful holiday let that was made even more special by Sue's extra touches from the two course meal on arrival t… More
Thanks for your review, we really appreciate it. We also look forward to you coming back in the Autumn.
“Light and airy with superb views”
Reviewed 21 May 2012
All the comforts of home plus touches of luxury. We were welcomed on arrival with a lovely 3 course meal prepared just ready for us to heat - a real treat after a long day's travel- and farewelled wit… More
Many thanks for your great review, and we are really happy you felt the service received was good. Just a quick point, guests are able to unload in Chapel Street, which is about 80 feet from Cockleshell's front door. Thanks again for your time in reviewing us.
Reviewed 30 Apr 2012
When we first saw the cottage it had a wow factor straight away, stunning views,magnificent property,lovely decor,what more could one want? oh and i forgot to include the lovely meal that was waiting … More
Many Thanks for your great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your break and look forward to you coming back in October.
“Home From Home” We have stayed at Friars a few times now and every time we return it feels like you're coming home. Brian has created a wonderful holiday let with many personal touches which makes you feel like a VIP. From monogrammed robes and towe
If you are looking for a clean, comfortable spacious base to explore Anglesey then this is great, it's big enough to accommodate six adults.
We were blessed with good weather on this stay and made… More
Thanks for your feedback and I look forward to meeting you all again.
“The perfect vacation cottage in every way”
Reviewed 25 Jun 2016
From the moment we arrived I knew we had picked the perfect spot. The welcome we received from our host Brian was such a nice touch he made us very welcome. The cottage had everything you could want h… More
Thanks for your kind comments Joy. Glad you enjoyed Friars and your outings. Welcome back anytime.Brian
“Very well appointed cottage.”
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
Everything thought about and provided for down to the smallest detail. Nice touch with the bottle of wine on arrival, Brian the owner very helpful.… More
Our four cottages are set within the beautiful Brittany countryside, With woodland and farm land surrounding the cottages and yet the pretty town of Guemene Sur Scorff, with its shops, supermarket, banks, cafes and bars is Under 5 minutes away by car. …see more