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Child friendly ; Car advised; Pet friendly;
'The Byre' is our luxury holiday home, situated in rural tranquillity on the Somerset / Devon border - a perfect location to relax, or explore the surrounding area.
'The Byre' was newly converted from an old farm building in the latter part of 2010 - and has been let …see more
We stayed at The Byre this weekend (7th-10th June) and me and my partner loved everything about it. The cottage itself its very well furnished with good taste very homely. The area around The Byre is … More
Reviewed 2 Jul 2016
Lovely location, great accommodation a nice home away from home. The only reason it was not five stars was the poor TV reception (BBC only) and the dirty oven.… More
Granary Cottage is a cosy one bedroom cottage with loads of character set in quiet rural location with easy access to the beautiful Royal Forest of Dean. The beamed sitting room has an original fireplace with open flame gas fire, oak dining table, comfy seating area wi …see more
Ideal cottage for a couple with parking right outside. Ideal location whether you want to visit Gloucester, Chepstow, Monmouth or the Cotswolds. Cinderford and Little Dean nearby where you will fin… More
“Beautiful clean peaceful little cottage”
Reviewed 24 Apr 2015
We stayed for a week in Granary cottage(with our dogs) to meet up with family and do business in Gloucester.We were delighted with the cosiness and impressive cleanliness of this beautiful little cott… More
Reviewed 9 Apr 2013
Great cottage everything a couple need for a quiet comfortable stay.
A warm welcome is guaranteed by Glinnys and Martin.
A bonus is that its also dog friendly.
I would highly recommend a stay.… More
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
What's your passion? Walking, cycling, history, nature, food, UFO's, canoeing, climbing, luxe cinema, theme parks, , kid mayhem or cocooning?
Indulge it all at from Weavers Cottage in the beautiful village of Bonsall. if you want/need to stay in we have high speed Wi-Fi …see more
“Lovely cottage in a friendly village in a beautiful part of our country.”
Reviewed 15 Jan 2013
This cottage is spacious, comfortable, a little quirky and very well equipped. We stayed for New Year, with some other friends staying nearby in another holiday cottage. On comparison it was quickly d… More
“A perfect little hideaway from the world.”
Reviewed 13 Nov 2012
We stayed at Weavers for 4 nights in total during October. Firstly, the house is kitted out with everything you'd need for self-catering. We arrived late Friday evening and the lights and heating were… More
“Great place, would definitely recommend for couples of small group of friends”
Reviewed 22 Nov 2011
Really cozy cottage with a full kitchen, 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and 2 loos. Well laid out outside space - terraced garden with multiple levels. The cottage was clean, the linens were fresh and the pla… More
Not suitable for children; Car essential; No pets allowed;
The beautiful riverside Witham Cottage is just north of the hamlet of Langrick, near Boston. It nestles in charming gardens right next to the peaceful River Witham as it takes its journey from the magnificent city of Lincoln down to the medieval port of Boston. Carefull …see more
Everyone should stay here for some rest and relaxation. My memory will be of sitting with a glass of wine by the river and watching the sunset. The cottage and gardens are immaculate and beautiful. Ka… More
“Absolutely beautiful cottage and hosts”
Reviewed 30 Jun 2015
The most perfect place we have ever stayed, just forgot the fishing rod. The gardens are amazing too. Alan and Kath are absolutely wonderful and the little cottage is perfect. Had a wonderful time … More
Thank you for your super review of Witham Cottage. We're delighted you enjoyed yourselves so much in our little corner of England. We pride ourselves on creating an unforgettable place to to spend a few days - or longer - and your care of Witham Cottage during your time here is very much appreciated.
“Fantastic relaxing break”
Reviewed 5 Apr 2015
We stayed here in late February and would definitely recommend to anyone wanting a relaxing, peaceful break. We received a warm welcome on arrival from the owners and were shown into the cosy, warm co… More
Thank you for such a lovely review. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay so much. We've been busy working in the garden - dry weather helps a lot at the moment - so we'd love you to return another time of the year to enjoy the year's planting and the long evenings by the river.
Child friendly ; Pet friendly; Private garden;
Situated in the beautiful tranquil village of Uffington, this beautiful cottage would suit everyone whether you want from a romantic break for two or a cosy, relaxing family getaway.
Don't forget to explore the local areas of Swindon and Oxford with their designer bou …see more
Quintessentially English thatched cottage in the heart of Purbecks and Thomas Hardy country set in a street so unspoilt it is used in period dramas.. 10 minutes from the Jurassic Coast and 10 minutes from the beautiful sandy beaches of Studland bay & Swanage. Romantic, …see more
Recently stayed on August bank holiday. Cottage well located for castle, beaches etc.. Loved the cottage and decorated well with thoughtful items such as ipod dock radio in bedroom. Nice and clean. Ow… More
“Quaint little cottage, within 5 miles walk of the castle”
Reviewed 10 Aug 2012
Fantastic holiday, with some good sunshine. The cottage is within 5 min walk of the castle, and 4 pubs all offering good food and great hosts.
Studland beach and Swange are all within a 15 min drive… More
“Superb cottage in excellent location”
Reviewed 4 Aug 2012
Absolutely fabulous cottage, very spacious, clean, well equipped and well maintained. The photos can' t do it full justice. Large rear garden with a swing seat in addition to table and chairs. The ow… More
Not suitable for children; Ask about pets; Private garden;
Keepers Cottage is a quaint oak beamed 18th Century former barn previously part of the Chatsworth Estate. Keepers Cottage overlooks the peaceful, unspoilt Peak District ; an ideal location for a holiday, just 10 mins by car from the bustling market town of Bakewell, the …see more
Manor Farm Cottage is located in the historic village of Teversal in the Nottinghamshire countryside. Formerly part of Manor Farm now a separate residence, Manor Farm Cottage welcomes you with an open plan, fully equipped kitchen, and lounge, complete with log burning …see more
“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
A ground floor fully equipped apartment with a private sun terrace set in beautiful gardens, also there is a shared pool. Is close to sea, restaurants, shops, and bus.Good weather all year, perfect for those seeking a relaxing and peaceful place for long stay holidays.T …see more
The landlord was waiting when we arrived. Despite being at least 20 years old, the apartment itself was very clean and tidy. It is also extremely well appointed - the landlord's family owns two apar… More
“Lovely apartment for couples with car”
Reviewed 3 Aug 2012
We had a great time in Tenerife! The apartment is part of a big complex, but it is quiet and all sights are easily reachable if you have a car. It is small, but cosy, very well-equiped with kitchen ga… More
Nearest beach 13 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
The Old Pottery is an idyllic detached stone cottage with stained glass windows set in a smallholding in the National Park. Whether you're looking for a romantic break, a walking holiday, riding in the hills or just peace and tranquillity, this is for you.Nestling …see more
A truely lovely place. Everything you could need is supplied, good location with beautiful walks right on the doorstep. We will definitely be back. Thank you Matt & Barbara, you have created something… More
“A gorgeous cottage with everything provided in a beautiful area”
Reviewed 7 Jun 2015
We stayed in the old pottery for a week with a dog and a baby. Everything had been thought of. There was a cot and high chair for the baby, a bowl and towel for the dog, plenty of storage to put thing… More
“Very nice but be aware of a few things”
Reviewed 11 Aug 2012
This cottage has so much to offer its remote location, facilities, quirkiness are all great, it is a brilliant place to stay. However there is a couple of things you need to be aware of. The drive up … More
It's been a really bad year for slugs, they have eaten our whole kitchen garden! We have installed a copper door step at The Old Pottery and that has worked at keeping them out. No more slugs in the kitchen have been reported.
Ask owner if suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Just 5 minutes from the lovely and lively old town of Bergerac on the banks of the Dordogne in the Périgord, Le Clos du Verger is a former farmstead set in a good hectare of land in a gentle, green valley leading up to extensive forests and the village of Maurens.Our c …see more
Great property! Lovely private courtyard, very well equipped kitchen, comfy sitting area with new sofas. Wifi, games and DVD player included. All very clean and beautifully furnished.
Very spacious… More
Thank you for your kind comments. We enjoyed having you both to stay at the Chai.
Nearest beach 25 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
One of three very quietly positioned single storey cottages set in 2 acres of the owner's farmhouse grounds situated in the rural Norfolk village of Hainford. The village is centrally located from the City of Norwich, Norfolk Broads or North Norfolk coast and a sho …see more
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
The Retreat received the prestigious TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and has over 75 excellent reviews. It is a single apartment in a cottage above the totally private heated indoor swimming pool room giving it wonderful views across the fields. You don't share th …see more
Went for a romantic break for a few days and it was brilliant in every way and exceeded my expectations even after reading the excellent reviews of previous visitors.
The Retreat is set in lovely gro… More
“well worth a visit”
Reviewed 14 Oct 2015
Beautiful location & apartment with the bonus of the heated indoor pool & sauna. We were greeted by Jill on arrival & given some local information of places to visit & said just ask if we required any… More
Reviewed 14 Jun 2016
Wow what can I say! I stayed here with my husband for 2 nights to get some relaxation. I'm a stay at home mum and my son is 15 months old, i can't begin to explain how stressed i was before arriving h… More
A lovingly cared for Lodge set on a hill side with views of the Sutherland mountains and glen below. Close to Dornoch and its famous golf course, the Lodge has easy access to sandy beaches, fishing lochs, birdwatching and walking. Inverness and Loch Ness are within eas …see more
We had a fantastic stay in the Highland Glen Lodges! Upon arrival, we were greeted very warmly by Adrian and Trude. The lodge was clean, basics were stocked, and the view from the front room was spe… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review for your stay at our lodges. It is really nice to hear that you had such a good time and do hope you will be able to visit us again soon. Kind regards Adrian & Trude
“Great accommodation and location.”
Reviewed 15 Apr 2013
We stayed at Highland Glen Lodges for four nights over Easter school holidays. The lodge was very comfortable and had everything we could have needed. The views from the lodge are spectacular, with lo… More
Thank you so much for placing a review, we really appreciate the feedback from our guests and look forward to seeing you again soon.
Adrian & Trude
“Quaint wee Lodge, and What a View!!!”
Reviewed 7 Apr 2013
The lodges are very clean and are equipped with everything you will need from home. You won't need the TV as the panoramic view of the Rogart valley outside the French window is so beautiful and ther… More
Thank you so much for placing a review and we do agree the view from the lounge is spectacular. We really appreciate feedback from our guests and look forward to seeing you again soon.
Adrian & Trude
Tigh-na-Bruaich,is a traditional stone cottage that has been tastefully extended to create a cosy and relaxing atmosphere whilst still providing all modern amenities. Along with the three bedrooms there are two large living areas one with an open fire, the other with a …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; Pet friendly;
The Peak District self catering holiday accommodation is luxurious and offers a fine base for a superb holiday or short break at the heart of the Peak District National Park. The cottage comfortably sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms and a sofa bed in the lounge if you want to squ …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.7 km; Not suitable for children;
This very cosy one bed roomed cottage attached to the owners house and nestling on the edge of Talybont woods has all you will need for your stay and more, the living room is equipped with a log burner for those chilly nights, comfy reclining sofa and easy chair,freesa …see more
Just spent three nights at Llwynn Ynn cottage and enjoyed every minute. The cottage has everything you need and the hot tub is the cherry on the top. A ten minute stroll away and you are on the be… More
Oh thank you! its is so lovely when guests are so appreciative, hope to see you both back here soon. Linda :-)
“Absolutely perfect romanitc little hide away....”
Reviewed 30 Apr 2013
We stayed at Llwyn Ynn Cottage earlier this month for our fist wedding anniversary. Having to take our 2 dogs with us we had struggled to find a holiday let which also provided the luxury & romance w… More
So pleased that my cottage exceeded your expectations, having tried many times to capture the essence of the place on my camera I know I never seem to do it justice, and when you get the weather as you did that really is the icing on the cake! Linda :-)
Reviewed 9 Dec 2012
This was our 3rd visit to this romantic little retreat. Its the perfect get away from the hustle and bustle of every day life. Immediately you enter the door you feel chilled and relaxed, especially … More
Thank you! for your lovely comments, I am so lucky to be in a part of Wales that has everything and brings you back time and time again to enjoy all it has to offer. I have just taken your fourth booking and hope the magic will always keep you loyal to the area and to Llwyn Ynn of course.
This fabulous 4-bedroom ground floor apartment has been completely renovated in year 2011. Featuring a total of 151 square meters of inner living space and a private garden with direct views on the famous mountains of Kitzbuhel, it is an ideal home for your perfect Alp …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
River Views at Griffin B & B is set in a quiet rural haven set on the mouth of the Pine River, just north of Brisbane. There is direct access to the water from your room with views across the water to Brighton stretching right up to Mt Cootha in the west.We have acc …see more
Spacious luxury house in quiet setting overlooking the hills ad near the coast. Accommodation over 3 floors with the main kitchen dining and lounge area over the middle floor being open plan with balcony and overlooking the hills. This is a super area for entertaining …see more
Myself and 10 friends stayed at Dunvegan House for a wedding in the local area. We were delighted by the modern, luxurious property and the stunning views. The house is very spacious and accommodated … More
“Absolutely perfect for family gathering”
Reviewed 7 Sep 2012
Beautiful, comfortable house perfect for family celebration. Stayed 3 nights Aug/Sep and apart from a couple of trips for a walk at St Abbs and Pease Bay, we spent our time relaxing around the house.… More
“Open plan kitchen was a great area to chat with friends”
Reviewed 8 Apr 2012
In any weather this property has great views and a large open plan middle floor for everyone to congregate and enjoy chatting. Good location just off A1 but little traffic noise. Clean, tidy, spacious… More
A splendid two storey, three bedroom cottage nestling in the hollow of the hill, situated four miles from the pretty seaside village of Cushendun. From inside and out, the cottage enjoys spectacular views of the glen.Great base for anyone who wants to be surrounded by a …see more
Words cannot express the peacefulness of this location and cottage. It overlooks fields of sheep and happy birds cheerfully proclaim the beauty of the day. The flowers were fully in bloom making it … More
Thank you for the lovely review and delighted you had a very enjoyable holiday and look forward to welcoming you and your friends again
New Abbey village is a historic village, located within a conservation area, within a national and regional scenic area. The Village won, best small village in Scotland 2012. It is truly a fantastic place to stay.The cottage it's self is located in the heart of the …see more
“Lovely cottage and perfect quiet location - all we needed”
Reviewed 25 Feb 2015
The cottage is located metres away from the local pub which was great for us as it meant we could pop in and get to know some of the locals (all very friendly and welcoming, and eager to share knowled… More
Reviewed 15 Jul 2016
I spent 4 nights in Abbey Green in early July 2016 for a family holiday (with my wife and toddler). As most past reviews state it is a lovely touch to have a large home-made cake waiting on you, whic… More
“Beautiful Cottage in a lovely peaceful village”
Reviewed 4 Jul 2016
What a gem of a find. The cottage has everything you need and is in a lovely quiet position in the village. A lovely welcome with a very yummy homemade cake left for us as well as other basic suppli… More
Child friendly ; Pet friendly; Private garden;
The Leat is the perfect holiday cottage for a family or two couples. It's right in the centre of the village by the stream, just a few doors away from the shop and round the corner from the Royal Oak pub. This a characterful village cottage is bigger than it first …see more
Lavender cottage is a grade II listed period brick and flint cottage.Access is via the rear enclosed gravel courtyard in to the dining kitchen which is equipped with an electric oven/hob, large fridge with freezer compartment, washing machine and microwave. There is an …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; Ask about pets;
Bull Barn cottage is a new conversion of a barn dating from the early 1600's set on a quiet lane in the charming village of Kirkby Malham.The interior of bull barn has been completed to a very high contemporary standard with open plan/kitchen dining room and lounge …see more
“A wonderful cosy ,comfortable cottage with all mod cons!”
Reviewed 9 Oct 2012
The property is ideally situated for walking in Malhamdale and Wharfedale and is in a quiet country lane with a pub just 2 minutes walk away!This was our first visit and is unlikely to be our last on … More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.1 km; Not suitable for children;
This cliffhanger of a property nestled in an area of outstanding natural beauty will charm and delight you. Be it a romantic getaway or a solo adventure this studio beach chalet is perfect for those looking for a unique coastal hideaway.
Gaze out to sea from under you …see more
Nearest beach 90 km; Swimming pool; Not suitable for children;
• Charming old property but recently full renovated. Original character retained.• Private balcony, with table, chairs and sun umbrella, overlooking the surrounding cognac vines and pool.• Private, decked, courtyard garden off the downstairs area, with sun lounge …see more
“Comfortable Tasteful Gite with every you would need for a great holiday”
Reviewed 24 Jan 2013
We stayed with Yvonne and John, the English owners in January 2013 and were very impressed with their Gite.
It is very well furnished with everything you would need for a great holiday. The pool w… More
Millhayes is a four-bedroom house with a separate one-bedroom annexe. It combines every modern convenience - a spacious kitchen and dining area and wireless broadband, with traditional cottage features - a log burning stove, beams and inglenooks. It offers flexible se …see more
Idyllic location in the pretty village of Boot with two welcoming Inns serving good food and real ales. Mountains all around and fantastic walks from the doorstep.
English Tourism Council's 4 star standard. Cosy and charming with oak beams, exposed stonework and doors …see more
This was our second trip to stay the cottages in Boot, Eskdale. Our first was two years ago on our post wedding 'mini-moon' break, only to return for an anniversary trip. I've been to many parts of th… More
“Another restful stay”
Reviewed 10 Apr 2013
Another great stay at Stanley Ghyll cottage. The only thing you have to take is yourself as
everything is catered for! Greg Poole is a delight to deal with when booking and he does everything (and mo… More
“Idyllic, peaceful retreat in Eskdale”
Reviewed 7 Feb 2013
We are returning to this lovely place for the third successive year in 2013. Stanley Ghyll Cottage is set apart from the other beautifully converted farm buildings at the end of a private farm lane. I… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.75 km; Not suitable for children;
An exceptional opportunity to stay in an original Canarian house recently reburbished which dates back to when the town of La Calera was becoming established as a fishing port, The entrance, via winding steps, is accessed through a flower covered terrace, which leads i …see more
We stayed here for 9 nights for our honeymoon and it was just what we were after. It was close enough to the local beaches and restaurants to walk down (about 15 minutes), and within easy driving dist… More
Thank you for your positive review. I'm glad you had a great honeymoon. We may see you on your anniversary :) Kind regards Viv
“Had a great time in a wonderful apartment”
Reviewed 27 Feb 2014
The owner was friendly and helpful. The apartment is in a quiet location and was beautifully and comfortably furnished, which was a pleasant change from many Spanish apartments I have stayed in. It ha… More
Thanks for your positive review. We have worked hard to provide our guests with comfortable, attractive accommodation in this beautiful valley.
“Lovely Canarian house in old town”
Reviewed 27 Apr 2014
Have just returned from 8 lovely nights spent at Casa Bibi.
Very spacious house with everything we needed provided by the owner.
We particularly enjoyed the roof terrace - a great place to rela… More
Thank you for your positive review. I am glad you had a nice holiday, maybe we will see you again.
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
With ample accommodation for up to 4 people, there is scope for an additional infant / young child by arrangement. We like our Visitors to feel at home so even pictures and furnishing accents around the house reflect the surrounding forest, providing you with the right …see more
We spent 4 lovely days at Brackenwood, shame about the weather! The cottage is ideally located, for exploring Burley, the whole of the Forest and beyond. Unfortunately it rained most of the time we w… More
Great to hear that you had a lovely time despite the weather! The New Forest has so much to offer that even unfortunate weather doesn’t stop the enjoyment. We like our Visitors to feel at home so I’m pleased you felt Brackenwood had everything you needed for a cosy stay too.
“Comfortable and cozy”
Reviewed 18 Feb 2013
The house was in a lovely village will all the necessary amenities and a couple of very nice pubs. It's within touching distance of some lovely walks and bike rides, and not to mention the horses that… More
Thank you for reviewing Brackenwood and I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay so much. The Aga is lovely and helps to make the house really cosy in Winter - but worry not in the Summer it has different settings, still allowing the supply of plenty of hot water and of course great cooking - but without heating the whole house too.
Reviewed 21 Aug 2012
My partner and I had a wonderful time staying at Brackenwood, which is situated in the charming village of Burley and only a minute from its center. The cottage was extremely comfortable, with lots o… More
Thank you for such great comments and I’m really pleased you were able to make good use of the garden for some al fresco dining. Sounds like you put the barbecue to good use!