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.
“Beautiful, well equipped cottage” Elaine was so helpful and happily provided us with both a cot and highchair for our young child. The cottage was extremely clean and was a lovely place to stay for a couple of days away. Would highly recommend.
Lovely bungalow. Spacious, immaculate and well equipped, a perfect home away from home. Many thanks to Elaine for the welcome pack and the warm welcome (especially for our dog). We had a grear week an… More
Thank you for leaving a review, we really appreciate it. We look forward to welcoming you back.
Reviewed 10 Jul 2016
Completely thought through; a very comfortable stay. Everything catered for from beach towels to drinks flasks. Fresh, clean. A must.… More
Thank you both, it's lovely to hear when guests have enjoyed their stay and have taken the time to say that they have appreciated the effort we have put in.
“Only place to stay in Portaferry”
Reviewed 29 Oct 2016
Very large - plenty of room - very clean - quiet - lots of extras toilet roll etc. Good location.
When we met Elaine she was very helpful and told us things we wanted to know. It was
a very good pri… More
“Cosy Whitstable cottage situated close to all important ameneties” Cosy terraced cottage superbly situated within short walking distance of Whitstable High Street, beach, harbour, shops, pubs and cafes etc. For the few days we stayed everything we nee
“Peaceful haven has all you need” Stayed 20-27 July 2013. I would recommend 8 Carpenters to any couple looking for a quiet getaway and who want to access what North Norfolk has to offer.
Holt is a beautiful Georgian town and offers fantastic hospital
What a wonderful cosy little cottage. We booked this cottage the evening before arrival for five nights in May and Anne was most helpful at such short notice. The cottage is beautiful and immaculately… More
“5 Star and 5 C's.”
Reviewed 1 May 2013
5 C's? Clean, comfortable, cosy, convenient and classy. Responsive and conscientious owner. Central location in gourmet and shoppers heaven, town of Holt. Walk to restaurants and shops. Perfect.… More
“Great place to get away from it all”
Reviewed 25 Apr 2013
Had a lovely time in no.8 carpenters cottages! It is a lovely and cosy cottage in great condition. The piano was excellent, and tuned prior to my arrival so sounded fab. Very good location, feels qui… 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
“Mini moon retreat” We stayed here for our wedding day and for a few days after and it couldn't have been better!
The house was beautifully fernished with amazing beds,super comfy sofas and even the carpet was nice.
Kitchen was fantastic and bathroo
We rented the cottage as we were exhibiting at an event in Skipton and wanted somewhere relatively local to stay.
This ticked all the boxes - within 10 minutes drive of Skipton, plenty of room for… More
“Excellent accomodation and helpfull hostess”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2013
Our host Gemma was most helpfull, nothing was too much trouble. The cottage was comfortable,well equiped and spotlessly clean, and the views wonderfull. The village shop a short walk down the road was… More
“A place with every comfort seen to, spotless, spacious and perfect location.”
Reviewed 14 Aug 2013
Every contact with Gemma was friendly. The place was set up in a thoughtful way with more facilities and luxuries than we had experienced elsewhere as we travelled around UK and at a very reasonable … More
Thank you for your kind comments. A washing line and pegs are now available. The washing line is a retractable one so as not to spoil the view from the lounge when not in use! Please just be aware that we do not have a washing machine in the Cottage so the line is available for those wishing to wash garments by hand. There are also laundrettes nearby should you require them.
“THERE IS NO BETTER PLACE IN WALES” 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 and Cearnarfon Cas
“Great house in beautiful location with helpful and considerate owner”
Reviewed 12 Apr 2013
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 being warm and homely.… 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 family holiday yet again!” This was our 3rd visit to Garrique with our three young children (now 8, 5 and 2). The cottage is perfectly located to explore the beautiful Trossachs and Loch Lomond area as well as being close to all the amenities
We stayed here for a long weekend and it was simply lovely. Despite the traditional dismal Scottish weather, we relaxed by the log burner and chilled out looking at the scenery. We managed a game o… More
Thank you very much for visiting us. It was the worst weekend for weather we have had for a long time, but you always looked as if you were having fun. Great to see the tennis court in use, and to know you explored the woods. Come back soon, Fiona
“Fabulous holiday destination with great hosts.”
Reviewed 20 May 2013
My teenage daughters and I stayed at Garrique Cottage in January 2013. The farmhouse is beautiful with every amenity you could wish for. The scenery is breathtaking and yet you are only 10 - 15 minute… More
“Great Cottage - Stunning Setting”
Reviewed 8 Apr 2013
The cottage was great. Accommodation was clean and just as described. Loved the kitchen/dining/living area. The cottage was lovely and warm and the wood burner great to cosy in front of at night. … More
“First class access to everywhere” Cottage was spotless and fully equiped and I was provided on arrival with milk,coffee, bread, biscuits, eggs and a bottle of wine ! The public transport links are amazing,two railway stations,trams and buses all withi
“As Good as It Gets” I had to quote J. L. Brooks for the title because the cottage is one of the best we ever visited. It provides a unique opportunity to experience the countryside with stunning views and many animals for your children to get in touch
“Lovely, well equipped cottage” Just returned from a short stay in The Stables, which I chose for its convenient locatation for visiting Oxford and Blenheim Palace. Communication through all stages of booking was excellent. The cottage was beautiful an
We stayed in The Stables , one of 2 holiday cottages in this peaceful rural location. The cottage is equipped to the highest standard and tastefully decorated and furnished. As guests we were also all… More
Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and that you want to come back.
“The perfect home from home in the days before our wedding!”
Reviewed 13 Sep 2013
I stayed at the Stables and Granary with my extended family in the days leading up to our wedding in Witney. The location was perfect for me to be able to escape the wedding madness but also be close … More
We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and that the cottages worked so well with your wedding plans. It's an exciting, but stressful time for sure! We are also glad the wedding went well and would love a photo if you have time to email one. We would be delighted to welcome you or your friends and family back, so do stay in touch.
“Comfortable and fun for all the family”
Reviewed 1 Jun 2013
The Stables was a fantastic cottage for our stay in the Cotswolds. The cottage was extremely well presented and equipped. Our party was made up of 2 families with 2 children and 2 toddlers. Everyone e… More
Thank you for your kind words. We are so pleased that you and your family had a good time. You mentioned during your stay about how light the rooms are and how that may affect children sleeping- thank you for the feedback, which is always welcome. It is a south facing cottage, which is good in one way, but we understand the point completely. We have curtains and blinds already as you know, but they are light in colour to keep the cottage cheerful, so we have fitted black out linings to the curtains and we have ordered a black out blind in a dark colour for the large rooflight in the loft bedroom. Hopefully, that means it will be bright and cheerful during the day, but dark when you want it to be too. Many thanks again for your constructive feedback- much appreciated.
“Hen party !” We booked the whole cottage for a weekend ...15 ladies. Had a fantastic time. The cottages were cosy and had a lovely garden area. We spent a lot of time at the cottage playing games etc. It was perfect for what we needed. Thanks!
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
“Even more beautiful than the pictures”
Reviewed 11 Sep 2014
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 i… 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
“great location” Right in the centre of Croyde village, with parking - a major advantage in Croyde.
A nice cottage with a decent sized kitchen.The weather wasn't kind but we went surfing anyway- walking distance.We also went horse riding on Exmoor.
We stayed here for a three night weekend break with our baby and toddler. The cottage was just what we needed with a cosy lounge, large modern kitchen with high quality appliances and good sized bedro… More
“Great location and really nice cosy cottage close to the sea”
Reviewed 19 Sep 2011
We stayed with our daugher [15 years] and on and off, 2 friends plus a small dog.
Ideally located to walk to the village for shopping/meals and to the beach via the very nice beach path.
The cottage… More
Thank you for the review. We're glad you enjoyed putting your feet up. Hope to see you again. Jon and Tricia
“Well-equipped cottage in the centre of pretty Croyde village”
Reviewed 17 Jul 2011
As a group of four surfing girls the cottage had everything we needed, including a lovely big kitchen with dining table for evening meals. Just down the road from the surprisingly happening local pub … More
We're glad you enjoyed the cottage and the surf. Look forward to seeing you next year. Best wishes Jon and Tricia
“Delightful cottage” We travelled up from Kent at the weekend for a family wedding and were lucky enough to stay at this delightful cottage. Wonderful location with fabulous views overlooking fields, well equipped kitchen, beautifully furnished, comfor
“Superb stay! Beautiful cottage on the inside and lovely location”
Reviewed 28 Feb 2013
We enjoyed a wonderful weekend in this delightful cottage. It has been finished to a very high standard, everything has been thought of. The wood burner in the lounge makes for a lovely central featur… More
“[--]Delightful Cottage with character in quiet location[--]”
Reviewed 7 Oct 2012
"Teversal Manor Cottage is a wonderful place for a break with friends and family but you should also consider it for longer if you need to be based in the area for longer. I can highly recommend it as… More
“Honeymoon break” Getting married in Feb we decided to book a UK stay as we have a baby and wanted to avoid any long haul flights, we booked this accommodation and we couldn't have done better!
Lovely, well maintained and well provisioned property,
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
We're so glad The Hideaway ticked all the boxes for your mini break, our new hot tub is wonderfully popular and just the thing after that strenuous walk back from the pub! See you again soon, Thomas & Amanda
Reviewed 1 Nov 2016
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're very happy to hear you loved staying at the Hideaway....we wanted to create a special place for couples who feel like treating themselves to a little bit of luxury, or as my Nan used to say - 'A little bit of what you fancy does you good' ! All the best
“A perfect holiday” We hope the first of many visits. A comfortable and well equipped cottage in such a perfect setting . So many precious memories, choughs at Martin's Haven, dolphins at Newquay ,red kites at Nant Yr Arian and the Rheidol railway to D
“Lovely, quiet, clean accommodation in the Countryside” This is a lovely house, it is well equipped and clean with modern furnishings. We had a great holiday 2 adults and 2 Children (10 & 13). The beach is 5 minutes away but we choose to drive due to a
“Comfortable, modern, clean, great location and facilities, beautiful beach, perfect family holiday”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2013
Stayed there last wek in August with my wife and two kids (7 &4). We had a lovely time. House was perfect, easy to organise with the owners. 5 mins walk to a lovely beach. Easy to organise with the ow… More
“Our stay was everything we could have hoped for!”
Reviewed 10 Jun 2012
We greatly enjoyed this quiet, cozy bungalow and all of it's amenities. It is in a fantastic location just a short distance from the beautiful ocean side. The customer service while booking our stay w… More
“A wonderful week in Brittas Bay.”
Reviewed 2 Jul 2012
We enjoyed a lovely week in Brittas Bay.
Lazy Daze was a great house with plenty of space.
The garden was fantastic and we spent as much time as possible outside.
Great location, close to the beac… More
“Wye cottage” Had a last minute weekend stay here in this beautiful cottage. Added bonus was the hot tub relaxing watching the night sky. Lovely views to wake up to, nice little welcome pack left by the owners. Will definately be going back with my gra
made very welcome, so were our dogs. lovely quiet, relaxing break. 1st class accommodation, with excellent facilities in stunning surroundings. Would not hesitate to return, have already recommended t… More
Reviewed 6 Dec 2016
Gorgeous cottage in a lovely setting, very peaceful and easy access to lots of beautiful settings nearby.
Hot tub was amazing even though the weather was freezing was nice to sit in the warm water … More
“Great holiday, beautiful location in terrific Gite” Our family really enjoyed our stay at La Maison d'Amis near Brantome. The Gite was very welcoming, well equipped and nicely furnished with generously sized rooms all in a beautiful setting in the gro
This year we stayed in this cottage for the second time. We used to live nearby this place for 20 years and we knew the owners as friends. We saw the stables transferring in this "Maison des Amis" and… More
“Charming House, beautiful location. Very comfortable.”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2012
We stayed here for two weeks, myself, husband and daughter of ten. We were warmly welcomed on arrival late at night. The owners were very helpful and friendly and ensured that we had everything that w… More
“Perfect. Absolutely loved our stay and made new years that extra bit special” Keeping it short and sweet. A very cosy place with a lovely homely feel to it. All the amenities you could want and ask for. Thank you for allowing us to stay.
Just came back from a 3 night stay at beech meadow and it was fantastic, the house is beautiful and spotless outdoor space is fab as is the location just a few minutes from Kirkby Lonsdale which is al… More
Thank you so much for the lovely review. I'm really please that you enjoyed your stay and I will look forward to welcoming you back again.
“A home from home and much more too”
Reviewed 30 Oct 2016
Lost for words to begin with. Michelle the owner throughout the booking and letting was wonderful, supportive and thoughtful. The Beech Meadow is a lovely modern bright and spacious apartment set wi… More
Peter, thank you for such wonderful feedback. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay. I welcome you and your family back very soon.
“Lovely Cottage” This cottage was lovely so well equipped and tea and coffee milk to get us started. Bed really comfy and peaceful night's sleep had thanks to it being in a private road. Cosy and warm.
Parking could be and issue but vouchers supplied
Suited us down to the ground. Lovely cottage,clean and well equipped. Will be back and would highly recommend.… More
“Wonderful cottage in quiet location, close to everything!”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2016
A perfect 10! Cosy cottage, with peaceful view of bowling green from kitchen window. Very comfortable bed, and ample sized kitchen and dining room. Very clean throughout. Will definitely stay here aga… More
Reviewed 2 Oct 2016
Lovely quaint cottage and wonderful owners! Second stay at St. Jude's and was just as great as the last time. Steve and his wife are so helpful and are on hand to answer any quiries you have. Very fas… More
“Comfortable and stylish in a stunning location” This beach fronting holiday accommodation is perfectly presented and conveniently located. It is new and beautifully furnished with comfort and style.
Porth beach is between Watergate Bay and Newquay to
“Perfect Location, Clean, Modern, Comfortable......what else do you want?!”
Reviewed 29 Oct 2015
As said above! The owner was very helpful, clear and efficient in communication. The location was beautiful, a lovely short walk from the town centre and a stones throw away from Porth Beach. You can … More
Thanks for your super review, I'm glad to hear the booking info and communication we provided in advance was appreciated. Fantastic to know you enjoyed your stay at Beach Sandpiper, and made the most of the fabulous walks and coastline this area has to offer. We hope you will return to this lovely part of Cornwall. Best wishes, Adele
“Fantastic property right next to the beach”
Reviewed 7 Jun 2015
Our family spent a week here and loved the property and the location. The cottage is new, spacious, well designed and beautifully furnished, with everything included that you could want including exce… More
Thank-you for your glowing review of Beach Sandpiper. We are thrilled to know you enjoyed the cottage and area as much as we do. It sounds like your family explored many delights of Cornwall, whilst also appreciating the fabulous beach and spectacular coastline on the doorstep. We're pleased you had a wonderful holiday.
“Excellent accommodation, beautiful location.”
Reviewed 31 Oct 2015
Had a lovely stay in beautiful Porth Beach. The house was excellent, fully equipped and very modern, exceptionally clean too. On the beach in under a minute! Enjoyed it so much that we hope to do a re… More
Thanks for your lovely review, it's great to hear how much you enjoyed the comfort of the property and beach side location. Thanks also for your rebooking, we look forward to welcoming you back in 2016. Adele
“Wonderful second visit!” We stayed at Crab cottage three years ago and vowed we would come back as we loved it so much. We were not disappointed on our second visit. The cottage was as well equipped, comfortable and clean as we remembered. Luckily we
Fantastic cottage for a get away from it all holiday. Very well equipped, quality soft furnishing and white goods - very much a home from home where you can relax in solitude. Very remote but enjoye… More
“Hidden jewel in the pride of Ireland”
Reviewed 2 May 2014
Crab Cottage is my dream hideaway. Just a short drive from the village of Rosscarbery it is a stone's throw from an inlet beach but a million miles from the hustle and bustle of real life. Cottage is … More
“A wonderfull relaxing break”
Reviewed 22 Jun 2011
We stayed at Crab Cottage in September 2010. The house is perched high up overlooking an unspoilt valley with great views all around, including of the sea. Although secluded, the house is surprisingly… More
“Another happy week” This is the second time we have stayed at the cottage. Everything supplied that you could hope for. The weather was kind to us and so convenient for long walks with our dog. Would happily recommend canary cottage to friends. Thanks
“Fantastic week spent in cottage, a real home from home.”
Reviewed 24 Mar 2013
Just returned from a week in Canary cottage.It was every thing the advert said .The owner's Janis and Dave who we met during our stay were great, very friendly and helpful .The cottage itself had all… More
Reviewed 30 Dec 2016
Very nice traditional cottage with charming real fireplace in lounge. Hosts very kind and welcoming. Very convenient location for local shops and amenities. Very clean and well appointed. Very satisfi… More
Stayed here a year ago too and both times it has been brilliant. Good size place for two people to stay in, really comfy bed / sofas and everything neat, tidy and generally good quality.
The surrou… More
thanks rob, perhaps see you again, very welcome
“Lovely, lovely, lovely - cannot praise too highly”
Reviewed 10 Oct 2013
What a lovely cottage and what a lovely place to stay.
We went ostensibly for the Severn Valley Railway Autumn Gala as the cottage is well placed to access Bridgnorth and the line generally, but had… More
“Comfortable, spacious & good quality”
Reviewed 27 May 2013
Stayed for 5 nights, found the cottage very clean and comfortable with a huge bedroom & bathroom. All the equipment & bedding was good quality & everywhere was tastefully furnished. Beautiful views fr… More
thank you for your comments, i am glad you enjoyed your stay, please remember us and come again
“An absolutely beautiful cottage with fabulous sea view” We arrived on the day of the big snow so had the added benefit for the first day of a winters view. The cottage was cosy and warm and so beautifully decorated that we didn't feel the need to go o
We had a fantastic holiday at 6 Marine Parade ,so much so we have booked again for 2012 .
The house is in a fab location, lovely sea views from the front of the house , infact you can lie in bed and… More
“A wonderful Christmas!” We spent a week during Christmas and it was wonderful, the comfort of the cottage was excellent, cosy and warm with the log burner and very comfortable beds, and not forgetting the rainforest shower! The cottage was decorated w
I would recommend this cottage to anyone and would happily visit again. There was plenty of space for 8 adults and 2 infants, and the attached garage was ideal for the dog. The cottage was clean and… More
“Lovely Place to stay, very convenient for the Forest of Dean”
Reviewed 17 Jul 2015
It was lovely to be welcomed with a home made strawberry cake and basics to keep us going. The cottage has everything you need and is a very relaxing place to spend a holiday in this area. Katie was o… More
Really pleased you enjoyed yourselves. Since your stay have have included new maps of walks and bike rides to Symonds Yat where you will find the Old Ferrie Inn and the Saracens Head, both great local pubs. I have also passed on your thanks to Woods of Whitchurch who bake our wonderful cakes!
Hope to see you again before too long.
“Lovely Cottage, Amazing views”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2015
The Cottage in Garanew is absolutely amazing. Exactly as described on the website. It’s spacious and clean. It’s in a lovely location and the views are spectacular. The bedrooms are all reason… More
“Perfect placement, and ideal for family with kids” Very easy to find, and easy to access. Whole experience was so easy, clean property, great facilities, very homely and comfortable. Lots of outdoor space if the Manchester weather permits. Great park
We really enjoyed our stay at this wonderful cottage. It's beautifully furnished, spotless and really well equipped. It was a great location for visiting our friends in south manchester. The owners ar… More
“A home away from home”
Reviewed 20 Apr 2013
Being a family with young children, we had a few requirements we could not compromise on in planning our daring trip to the North West England in the middle of winter. We wanted a place to stay for tw… More
“Beautiful house with lovely views” My husband and I stayed at Bayview with our 4 young children at the start of April. We didn't want to leave! The house has been beautifully renovated and was very comfortable and cosy. The house has a great location,
“Perfect Cottage, situated in a quite position with spectacular views”
Reviewed 29 Dec 2016
Spent Christmas with friends in this beautiful cottage.
Everything was of a very high standard and beautifully presented.
Lovely views across the bay to Portree, and the mountains.
Plenty of places… More
Hello Deborah and friends
I am delighted that you enjoyed your first trip to Skye and hope there will be many more. I thank you for your kind comments and it was a pleasure for Neil and I to meet you all.
All the very best for a Happy, healthy 2017
Neil and Hannah.
Reviewed 18 Oct 2016
I fell a little bit in love with this property. Top class all the way. Everything we needed and more... loved the wild horses in the adjoining fields& how friendly and kind the neighbour was.Would def… More
Thank you so much for posting a review. Delighted that you all enjoyed
Bayview Croft and your daughter liked the horses, I will let Archie know he will be delighted he is mentioned on Trip Advisor.
Hopefully we will welcome you back to Bayview Croft on another occassion.
Have a good winter.
All the best